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IL-2 Sturmovik 1946 / So what happened last night?
« on: August 07, 2019, 09:25:03 am »

I was just wondering what the heck happened with all the bandwidth last night.

Obviously for me the night was effectively un-doable. The mysterious TS dropping everyone was also annoying, howbeit no fault of any of
us I am sure.

Mr Comcast should be flogged and thrown in the brig!

DCS Series Flight Sims / Re: Lighting Target Pod video
« on: August 07, 2019, 07:15:08 am »
So annoying!

Its released yet
"Oh by the way, this is not implemented yet, its coming! For now we do this workaround or ..."

DCS Series Flight Sims / Re: A4E-C US Navy Scooter
« on: July 28, 2019, 01:57:15 pm »

I think this link works for downloading latest A4-E for DCS

Somewhere in the zip is a nice user guide, all good for spending a few hours off line.

Here s another one

My updater worked too. I was ignoring it and surfing elsewhere when it finished underneath. It took about 1/2 hour for me.

If anyone needs the zip file of the DLL holler out. I can email it to you, its only about 323kb.


You need Kuban don't you?

DCS Series Flight Sims / Re: A4E-C US Navy Scooter
« on: July 08, 2019, 06:49:55 am »
The nice thing about this A4E Scooter is that only about 7 things need to be learned and that is all there is a need to know to have fun with this great mod.
The rest of it is in managing those things (this part is easy once set up). Earlier jet aircraft had just switches and limited functions anyway,so learning it is easy.

If anyone wants to give the Scooter a go give me a holler. I have a good mission for the Scooter to practice in. lets go ahead and do a 20 min session on the ground and in the air.

DCS Series Flight Sims / Re: Planes for ACM Monday
« on: July 08, 2019, 06:31:19 am »
no F16?
That would have been my second choice.

DCS Series Flight Sims / Re: Fa-18 Hornet up to date user manual??
« on: July 08, 2019, 06:29:18 am »
On the Too thing..

The missing info is how to lock the selected radar site in the display. If its locked then it should be possible to fire the missile.
I know I can scroll through the radar sites on the Harm Display in 'Too' mode, but firing them requires something else.

Any one know what that something else is?
Is it the uncage command?

DCS Series Flight Sims / Fa-18 Hornet up to date user manual??
« on: July 07, 2019, 07:29:20 am »

Why is this aircraft so impossibly out of date regarding use of its sensors and systems??
I don't understand this world today.
How does a product, as complex and as high quality as this Fa-18 simulation, go into commercial offering, without any documentation or a user manual from the developers?
These utubes, good as they are, lack in updates and they are all over the place!

Newer features become available for download and yet without a pdf or even a utube for that matter to explain the new stuff? I don't get it.

Obviously, I am missing something important. Please indulge me if you know anything concrete!

I got the persion gulf map now during the sale yippee!
So I have Caucuss, PersionGulf, Nevada and Normandy maps
F5 which I learned to fly and found functional, yet quite minimal in AG and AA capability (looks nice though)
Fa18 Hornet which is wonderful! (provided you have four arms waving around like a chinese Budda!)
My favorite is still the freebie mod A-4E Scooter.

A we all Ya know one cannot just jump around in these airplanes, so Im sticking with Scooter and Fa18 as my secondary.

DCS Series Flight Sims / Re: poll: WWII maps and aircraft
« on: June 23, 2019, 03:26:32 pm »
Wolf Grey and I have done some Normandy with WWI assets pk missions, but only P51.
I will say that the P51 flight modeling and activity on the ground has been immersive as heck!

Watching B17s drop 'carpet style' on a rail yard was a lot of fun to watch. This sim has a lot of potential, but the limited plane set is a real turn off.

I guess some of us (like me) will not be able to wait forever for developers to sign on and actually develop WWII aircraft. It seems that there are too many license restrictions in place.
Having said that, I still think Normandy is a nice map. I would buy it again. The flight modeling of the p51 is probably the most accurate in the sim world. The ai enemies (109-k4 and Dora) act very intelligently as do our bombers and escorts.  They seem to operate in the same laws of physics we have to contend with.
I believe the AI is superior to any other sim. (They seem to have a mind of their own, they almost act human,  which leads to immersion)

Finally if you are asking about buying Normandy WWII assets pak Id say yeah. Three of us have it now and you could join of host us. The map itself is quite spectacular in areas around Factory and Rail yards. Good Eye candy there.

DCS Series Flight Sims / Re: A4E-C US Navy Scooter
« on: June 22, 2019, 05:49:54 pm »
Turn off the A-4E-C mod in the game if it is on. (Modules)
Make sure any older copy is deleted first.
'Saved Games\DCS.Openbeta\Mods\Aircraft\A-4E-C'

Look for the 'A-4E-C' folder in the zip

Put the folder into

'Saved Games\DCS.Openbeta\Mods\Aircraft..'

IL-2 Battle of Stalingrad / Re: TAW starting Sunday, 5/12
« on: June 20, 2019, 06:31:42 pm »
I think I can get in now
AKA_TG- or something like that

IL-2 Battle of Stalingrad / Re: TAW starting Sunday, 5/12
« on: June 20, 2019, 03:30:00 pm »
Hey if you can get in be happy Grey :)
Who cares about stats anyway ;)

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