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This thread is for Moggy and any other educated users to post details of aircraft specific settings for best performance in an orderly manner. It is not a thread for discussion of these settings. If you wish to discuss or query settings posted, please do so in a new topic.

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Going to use this post as the index with links to each of the aircraft settings I post here.

Spitfire Mk.IX Settings

P-38 Pilot Notes
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P38 pilot notes:

http://akvictoria.by/wp-content/uploads ... htning.pdf

For flaps see pages 50-52 of the manual. There doesn't appear to be an indicator in-cockpit though there is a little red rod that extends on the left wing close to the trailing edge and just inside the engine.

I can't get manoeuvre flaps set auomatically.
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Just leaving this here for future reference;

Engine: Rolls Royce Merlin 66 and 70

Engine Limitations
TIME LIMIT RPM BOOST
Max Cruising Unlimited 2,650 (64%) +7 (64%)
International (climb) power 1 hour 2,850 (83%) +12 (85%)
Emergency Max All Out (100 oct.) 5 min. 3,000 (100%) +18 (100%)
Emergency Max All Out (150 oct.) 5 min. 3,000 (100%) +25(100%)
Coolant Temps
TEMPS °C RATED MAX
Water 105-115 135
Oil 90 105
Recommended Speeds
IAS (MPH)
Take-off 100-105
Glideslope 90-100
Landing 80-83
Stall 88-101
Maximum diving speed 450
Recommended climb speed 180
Best climb speed 160
Pilot's Notes
Trim Tabs
Elevator - 1 div down or neutral
Rudder - Fully right

Take off at 7 to 9 lbs boost

Supercharger positions (manual mode or using 150 octane fuel)

Merlin 66
Climb - change up at 14,000 ft
Descent - change down at 12,500 ft

Merlin 70
Climb - change up at 21,000 ft
Descent - change down at 19,000 ft

Best sustained turn rate (mph IAS)
sea level - 20.3°/second 167 mph
10,000 ft - 17.6°/second 161 mph

Approach & Landing
Only lower undercarriage and flaps when speed is at 160 mph IAS or below

Spitfire Mk.IX Economical Engine Settings
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Engine is equipped with an automatic fuel mixture control which maintains optimal mixture if mixture lever is set to the forward position. To use automatic mixture leaning to reduce fuel consumption during flight move the mixture lever to backward position.

This is a good, easy to read Spitfire Mk.IX Pilot Notes;
www.zenoswarbirdvideos.com/Spitfire9_Manual.html

Requiem's Learn to fly the Spitfire MK.IX video;
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Mogs, thanks for the excellent information and the url for the Spit IX manual (which is terrific!). Very, very helpful, sir. :cool2
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Following tonight's mission, I've added engine settings for economical flying in the Spit IX and notes on the automatic fuel mixture control to the post above.
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