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by Sparky
Thu May 28, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Aircraft Settings - for All Nationalities.
Replies: 12
Views: 1153

Re: Aircraft Settings - for All Nationalities.

@Sparky I'm not 100% certain as I haven't tested anything but I think the additional boost might be just for the F-8 modification and you have to install it from the options list. I've always took the boost time to be the total time as it's the safer option and it makes for a good, safer, general r...
by Sparky
Tue May 26, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Aircraft Settings - for All Nationalities.
Replies: 12
Views: 1153

Re: Aircraft Settings - for All Nationalities.

Good stuff, Moggs. The speeds vary by weight so the 180km for takeoff is probably for a clean, low fuel weight a/c. The 220 is probably for full-fuel carrying bombs. Is the 10 minutes with boost and 1.58 ATA the time it's go-juice lasts? Since the normal limit at 1.42 ATA is three minutes, is boost ...
by Sparky
Sun May 24, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: F/Sgt Nick orders
Replies: 24
Views: 564

Re: F/Sgt Nick orders

Mothyp wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 6:03 pm
... squadrons ...have very different styles.
601 has style?
by Sparky
Wed May 20, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: F/Sgt Nick orders
Replies: 24
Views: 564

Re: F/Sgt Nick orders

Nick wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 4:40 pm
I'll try not to completely disgrace 1Sqn on Sunday by loosing everyone yet again... don't want to look like a member of 601 now do I.
Well played, sir. Actually 601 knows where they are, on the runway in a jumbled heap after they cock up the takeoff.

Welcome aboard. :rof_salute
by Sparky
Mon May 11, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Tangmere Pilots Guest Room
Topic: Welcome Guests.
Replies: 315
Views: 50403

Re: Welcome Guests.

Tufty wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 8:41 am
I can vouch for Blacktop, ...he lives near me.
Cellmate?
by Sparky
Fri May 01, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Tangmere Pilots Guest Room
Topic: Welcome Guests.
Replies: 315
Views: 50403

Re: Welcome Guests.

Tom wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 5:53 pm
...P51 (British specification...
Britain asked for North American Aviation to make them P-40s. NAA said, "Hold my beer."

Of course Britain built good fighters too, like the Spitfire, beautiful, maneuverable, with a combat range of a chained dog.
by Sparky
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: Sgt Lennon leaves Sutton Bridge
Replies: 17
Views: 706

Re: Sgt Lennon leaves Sutton Bridge

Well done. Welcome to the monkey house. https://scontent-yyz1-1.cdninstagram.com/v/t51.2885-15/sh0.08/e35/c0.61.1080.1080a/s640x640/75379821_564487137449111_6137886132734065504_n.jpg?_nc_ht=scontent-yyz1-1.cdninstagram.com&_nc_cat=111&_nc_ohc=IqFf__dKTuEAX8fBNTp&oh=a6a6e44f64980691bcde7d599503c754&o...
by Sparky
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Tangmere Pilots Guest Room
Topic: Welcome Guests.
Replies: 315
Views: 50403

Re: Welcome Guests.

When you land, always pull back on the stick when you're rolling down the runway and keep some throttle on, sort of drive it onto the runway rather than let it just fall onto the runway. Then slowly brake or just let it roll to the end of the strip. It is tricky but as everyone will tell you, I am ...
by Sparky
Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Tank gunnery range - single player mission
Replies: 11
Views: 654

Re: Tank gunnery range - single player mission

Moggy wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 7:38 pm
...lower your mouse DPI or ...set the mouse to lower it's DPI when il-2 starts.
Thanks, Mogs. I'll try it.
by Sparky
Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Tank gunnery range - single player mission
Replies: 11
Views: 654

Re: Tank gunnery range - single player mission

It worked fine last night after the bunfight.

How do you get the gunsight to slew in tiny moves? Mine traverses slowly like a real Panther but when I try to lay the gun on the target it I cannot make fine movements. How can I get it to move left right up down in smaller increments?
by Sparky
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Tangmere Pilots Guest Room
Topic: Welcome Guests.
Replies: 315
Views: 50403

Re: Welcome Guests.

Bemmo wrote:
Fri Apr 10, 2020 7:26 pm
Plane recognition bit iffy...

I like windsocks they help you to check wind speed when you parachute down
Everything is a Stuka. What's all this fuss about landing when you can bail out and avoid the drama?
by Sparky
Fri Apr 10, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Tank gunnery range - single player mission
Replies: 11
Views: 654

Re: Tank gunnery range - single player mission

They did a mini-update this evening, Silk, soon after you posted this. Will the mission still work?
by Sparky
Thu Apr 09, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Tank gunnery range - single player mission
Replies: 11
Views: 654

Re: Tank gunnery range - single player mission

Tanks a lot, Silk. Will practice missing later tonight.
by Sparky
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Tangmere Repair Hangar
Topic: Advice Please: Nummy Hunkered In, Getting Ready to Blow Cash on good Sim Computer
Replies: 55
Views: 2081

Re: Advice Please: Nummy Hunkered In, Getting Ready to Blow Cash on good Sim Computer

Nummy, we're in the same time zone so when you get your rig up, we can fly while all these Limeys snore and drool the night away. We can go on a public server or do a co-op. Dogfighting me is like bagging a target drone, only easier.
by Sparky
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Tangmere Repair Hangar
Topic: Advice Please: Nummy Hunkered In, Getting Ready to Blow Cash on good Sim Computer
Replies: 55
Views: 2081

Re: Advice Please: Nummy Hunkered In, Getting Ready to Blow Cash on good Sim Computer

Don't be surprised if your first VR flight makes you queasy. Limit it to a few minutes. Each day it will be less problematic but don't push beyond early queasiness. Within a few flights you should have no more problem and the increase in immersion and realism will bar a return to a flat screen.