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Old 09-20-2019, 02:56 AM   #11
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Well I bought this the other day as a leap of faith and I'm starting to think I should of held off. The chopper looks impressive but the bugs need addressing. Not sure how another project could be in the works when this one needs attention badly. I will be sure to vote with my wallet on your next project.

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Old 09-20-2019, 04:29 PM   #12
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Old 09-21-2019, 11:42 AM   #13
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I could be getting this wrong but I think I read somewhere that the new project coding is key to then making improvements to the Gazelle at a later stage. It seems the resources are being thrown at the new one at present. I sincerely hope they further improve the Gazelle as it's potentially one of the best modules in DCS given a bit of support in my opinion.
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Old 02-21-2020, 03:09 PM   #14
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Well I bought this the other day as a leap of faith and I'm starting to think I should of held off. The chopper looks impressive but the bugs need addressing. Not sure how another project could be in the works when this one needs attention badly. I will be sure to vote with my wallet on your next project.

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I'm thinking of getting the helicopter bundle. This is one that really interested me, although I know it's not as popular as some of the others. What are the bugs you mention?
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Old 02-21-2020, 05:58 PM   #15
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Well I bought this the other day as a leap of faith and I'm starting to think I should of held off. The chopper looks impressive but the bugs need addressing.
The dev's have promised to "back port" their new FM to the Gazelle.

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Not sure how another project could be in the works when this one needs attention badly.
To do the FM correctly they realised they needed to drop the old gazelle FM code completely and start afresh using the experience gained.

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As is your right, however they are a very small team and their wip twitch steam updates are very promising, with live feedback from Kiowa SME's and pilots on what they've got right and what needs adjusting/adding.

DCS World-KIOWA testing with SME

https://www.twitch.tv/videos/548910573
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Old 02-21-2020, 06:29 PM   #16
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I'm thinking of getting the helicopter bundle. This is one that really interested me, although I know it's not as popular as some of the others. What are the bugs you mention?
There's a comprehensive bug list in a .pdf here

https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.p...35#post4045135

... which generated this positive response from Polychop

https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.p...17#post4045817

Unfortunately there's been no news on the Gazelle recently, so it looks like Polychop are again focused on getting the Kiowa right in the first instant, and the Gazelle is in "maintenance mode" until the Kiowa's systems/flight model are closer to being finalised.

IMHO it's not something to worry about, as long as you can set your expectations appropriately.
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Old 02-22-2020, 03:06 AM   #17
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Yes, as stated a few times in this thread the Gazelle has been feeling somewhat abandoned. Polychop is focused on the Kiowa and has said they will Polish up the Gazelle after it releases, but they have not been able to manage multiple modules like other third parties such as RAZBAM or Heatblur, and that is probably due to manpower. I loved the Gazelle and put a lot of time into it but I cannot recommend it to a prospective buyer in it's current state. I really hope that changes soon!
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Old 02-22-2020, 03:46 AM   #18
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Unfortunately there's been no news on the Gazelle recently, so it looks like Polychop are again focused on getting the Kiowa right in the first instant, and the Gazelle is in "maintenance mode" until the Kiowa's systems/flight model are closer to being finalised.

IMHO it's not something to worry about, as long as you can set your expectations appropriately.
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Yes, as stated a few times in this thread the Gazelle has been feeling somewhat abandoned. Polychop is focused on the Kiowa and has said they will Polish up the Gazelle after it releases, but they have not been able to manage multiple modules like other third parties such as RAZBAM or Heatblur, and that is probably due to manpower. I loved the Gazelle and put a lot of time into it but I cannot recommend it to a prospective buyer in it's current state. I really hope that changes soon!
Thanks for the replies and the links. I'm going to get the bundle, so I'll own the Gazelle, but I think I'll concentrate on one of the other models. Reading through this forum, there seems to have been hardly any input from the developers regarding either the Gazelle or the new model for 18 months. The Gazelle is the heli that appeals to me, so I'll definitely keep an eye out or new developments.
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Old 02-22-2020, 01:22 PM   #19
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We're working on the Gazelle and released the last update in October. The bigger updates need more development time. News on the updates are posted here: https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=250574
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Old 02-22-2020, 03:06 PM   #20
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We're working on the Gazelle and released the last update in October. The bigger updates need more development time. News on the updates are posted here: https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=250574
Hi. I'd already seen that page. To be honest, it was one of the reasons I decided to look to another module. You started it after this post apologizing for neglecting the Gazelle, and not communicating with your customers. You said that you'd assigned a new coder full-time to the Gazelle and that would be more communicative.

You made weekly posts to the update page for three weeks, then nothing. Why did you stop updating the page? Is there still a full-time coder assigned? What has been achieved since the last update?
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