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Old 08-12-2017, 04:45 PM   #31
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Weird, very weird.

i was testing the FW-190 with radiators fully open manually and my engine breaks 4:30 minutes after engaging the MW50.

All the times......
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Old 08-15-2017, 04:09 AM   #32
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Weird, very weird.

i was testing the FW-190 with radiators fully open manually and my engine breaks 4:30 minutes after engaging the MW50.

All the times......
What happens with radiators fully closed?

This MW50 induced engine blowup problem doesn't seem to be an overheating issue based on other comments. I bet it's something to do with the engine durability model- they've put a decimal place in the wrong spot or something, and the engine wears out very quickly when MW50 is engaged.
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Iwent through the entire flight manual but could not find the rules about 10 min with MW-50 followed by 5 min cooling down. What page please?
Also in all the posts about tests with MW-50 On, I did not see an indication at what power setting they were running. Is it implied that they were running at full throttle?
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Weird, very weird.

i was testing the FW-190 with radiators fully open manually and my engine breaks 4:30 minutes after engaging the MW50.

All the times......
I can confirm. It happened to me several times today. Radiators wide open, engine stops all of a sudden..
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Iwent through the entire flight manual but could not find the rules about 10 min with MW-50 followed by 5 min cooling down. What page please?
Also in all the posts about tests with MW-50 On, I did not see an indication at what power setting they were running. Is it implied that they were running at full throttle?

Hi LeCuvier,

MW50 can only be used with full power setting. The time rule is stated in war time manuals.
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When D-9 was released as a final product (DCSW 1.5.xx) i tried how long is she able to fly with MW in non combat conditions on map with default weather. It was somewhere 17-18 minutes repeatedly until engine died.

Today tried it with the same conditions on Normandy map, with result somewhere 5-6 minutes until engine died with one exception... I tried it 5 times, 4 times with that short result and ones engine worked 15 minutes with MW.

Always i flew at low altitude MW was switched after i reached 500km/h and my speed did not fall under 570km/h with MW.

Coolant temperature was always 100°C (may be 102 or 103 ) and oil temperature, needle held uper limit mark from allowable range (whole flight).

edit: radior was always set AUTO, i did not touch it..
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