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Old 10-30-2015, 09:59 AM   #21
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Yeah the doppler is removed from all of our aircraft, and we have no documentation on it either.
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Old 11-02-2015, 09:05 AM   #22
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Great stuff, Alpha. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 05-29-2018, 01:06 AM   #23
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Thanks Alpha! You're tutorial is easier to understand then the manual. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 05-31-2018, 12:56 AM   #24
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That's pretty high praise, thanks!
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:45 AM   #25
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That's pretty high praise, thanks!
It's because the manual has bit's which are in Russian and then English, it's making it hard for me to fully understand what their telling me to do.
You crunched it out in a few bullet points and essentials.
I'm using the English cockpit, so that's causing me a little confusion too.

I got some other questions regarding the fire system.

1. If the fire system uses the main bottle of extinguisher, and I need to use the secondary. I take it, I can't extinguish any more fires, as I've used all water in the bottles?

2. twice now, one of my engines got hit and the fire system did not extinguish the fire. Eventually the helicopter blow up.

If this happens, where the 2 bottles get used and the fire continues. Should I just get the chopper on the deck and evac?

Again thanks for sharing your knowledge dude
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It's because the manual has bit's which are in Russian and then English, it's making it hard for me to fully understand what their telling me to do.
You crunched it out in a few bullet points and essentials.
I'm using the English cockpit, so that's causing me a little confusion too.

I got some other questions regarding the fire system.

1. If the fire system uses the main bottle of extinguisher, and I need to use the secondary. I take it, I can't extinguish any more fires, as I've used all water in the bottles?

2. twice now, one of my engines got hit and the fire system did not extinguish the fire. Eventually the helicopter blow up.

If this happens, where the 2 bottles get used and the fire continues. Should I just get the chopper on the deck and evac?

Again thanks for sharing your knowledge dude

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Old 05-31-2018, 03:34 PM   #27
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I got some other questions regarding the fire system.

1. If the fire system uses the main bottle of extinguisher, and I need to use the secondary. I take it, I can't extinguish any more fires, as I've used all water in the bottles?

2. twice now, one of my engines got hit and the fire system did not extinguish the fire. Eventually the helicopter blow up.
1. Correct, once you've used both the main and secondary bottles, there is no more extinguishing agent remaining.

2. If there is an engine compartment fire, you must also immediately shut down the engine and shut off its fuel flow. Do this by moving the red handle above the pilot followed by closing the fuel shutoff valve for that engine on the fuel panel above the copilot.
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Old 06-01-2018, 01:27 AM   #28
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Sweet, thanks for the helps dudes.

I got a chance to test it tonight. One engine got hit, fire warning happened. Did what you dudes suggested. Fuel off, pressed the extinguish button. This time the fire went out. Was able to get back to the Farp on one engine.

Again thanks for the help.
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Yeah the doppler is removed from all of our aircraft, and we have no documentation on it either.
Why is that out of interest, just because we have GPS now?

Also thanks for posting this info, overkill for DCS but still a fascinating read and a small window into some of the work you must do on these birds.
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Old 01-27-2019, 11:06 PM   #30
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Why is that out of interest, just because we have GPS now?
Well our original aircraft had it and we removed it. I think that having GPS installed was a primary driver for that decision, although I don't know that for sure.

Our "newer" aircraft don't even come with it in the first place, making me wonder if it's just another factory option that most people don't bother with.
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