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  1. This may be what you are looking for or at least do the trick: Aircraft Flight and Technical Specifications and Operational Details - Manuals, Tutorials, Guides and Tips - IL-2 Sturmovik Forum
  2. In the H2 pic, your oil rads are at 100% as the levers are full forward and your brown icon in the lower left is at the top. You should be able to pull the lever down to move it, or use a key binding to lower it. For the H-6, the oil is interconnected with the water rad, which by the blue icon shows it to be at 100%. Both engine problems are probably due to too high an rpm for too long which will crater your engines. In H-2, keep rpm 2300 for climb power. In H-6, keep 2400 for climb power and 2200 for cruise power for both.
  3. The yak's rads are manual controlled by the generic settings. "Oil Radiators Shutters control axis" and "Water radiators shutters control axis" so they do not have a manual override switch. The Yak has a constant speed prop which is manually controlled. Like the p-51, set the desired rpm and the governor will try to keep it at that setting. No switch for manual override. The 109s (except E-7) and p-51 can be left in auto mode for rads for 99% of the time. 109 prop pitch can be left in auto 99% of the time.
  4. I would then use the yak-1 69 as a testbed and try using the different keyboard bindings and see which one works (if any) and go from there. I have changed my key bindings to have all water rads on one binding (including the ju-88 outlet cowls) all oil on another so that they the 2 key bindings work on all the planes that have manual settings. Also, for what planes you have the 109s, p-51, p-38 have auto rads with some adjustment in manual mode. (water) and 51/38 can adjust oil in manual.
  5. Do you have radiator assist checked under realism settings. Just check 109F-4. I could switch on manual water and adjust from there, but with the yak I could do nothing unless I turned off auto rad.
  6. For which plane/planes? There are generic water and oil rad key bindings. Specific: 111/110 oil rad. 109/110 spit water rad. Inlets and outlets. Some may/may not work with an axis. Some are auto with no manual/ some have a manual after switching off the auto. Try a yak-1 69. It has your basic manual water and oil rads and you can see them from an external view. I also just confirmed that they work on my saitek throttle and my thustmaster joystick throttle. Try with a keyboard binding and then try with a axis and see if you can get them to work.
  7. Explained: From Requiem: Ju 87 Dive Bombing #2 - Using a Contact Altimeter - YouTube Ju 88 Dive Bombing #1 - Using a Contact Altimeter - YouTube It does change the trim, so after the dive brake is hit, I will trim back nose up `20 points (stuka) or so once I am in the dive I like. Then once I retract the dive brakes I will then trim nose back down for the escape.
  8. From A-20B Thoughts here: A-20B thoughts - Page 5 - General Discussion - IL-2 Sturmovik Forum (page 3) Brano said: We will get soviet modification of A-20B: Bomb bay 16x100kg Underwing fittings 4x100kg Total 2000kg Confirmed by Viks on russian forum Bit of history of soviet modifications I put together from sources available to me.For those interested. Original US DB-7 had only 4 fittings inside bomb bay greatly reducing bombload when smaller bombs or mix were to be fitted. Usage of domestic bombs was also problematic. Soviet Zavod 43 came with a technical solution approved by Chief Engineer of VVS 20.7.1942. This was for DB-7b/c and A-20C variants delivered as first to USSR. List of changes: 1. Installation of bomb boxes KD-2-439 into bomb bay = 2x front and 2x rear part of it. Each bomb box for 4x100kg bombs. 2. Electrical bomb release trigger ESBR-3p 3. Bombsight OPB-1 (daylight) and NKPB-4 (night) which replaced rather primitive original Vimperis D-8 type. In autumn 1942 a larger volume of A-20Bs has been released by US for land-lease purposes. The reason was simple. Same as earlier models,also these were found not fit for combat duties due to lack of armor protection and selfsealing fuel tanks. 2/3rds (665) were shipped to USSR,the rest was kept in US for training purposes . A-20B soviet modification: 1. Installation of domestic bomb boxes with Der-21 bomb fittings into bomb bay for 16xFAB100kg bombs 2. Installation of outer wing bomb fittings Der-19p for bombs up to 250kg 3. Electrical bomb release trigger ESBR-6 4. Bombsights OPB-1r and NKPB-7 Thanks to Der-21 bomb boxes A-20B could carry large spectrum of other specialised bombs like Containers KMB-Pe-2 with small explosive bombs AO-2,5 ,AO-10,AO-25, incendiary ZAB-2,5 For outer wing fittings Der-19p it was possible to install VAP-250 chemical dispensers (white phosphorus) Max load of bombs was set to 2000kg while taking off from concrete runways. For operations from field conditions,the bombload was usually smaller (depending on airfield conditions) Concerning UTK-1 gunner turret,it could be installed on few machines in time of Kuban battle (with original Browning 12.7,not UBT) but there is only one source available to me. It was request of VVS deputy commander G.A.Vorozheykin to NKAP to modify urgently 54 A-20Bs dated 30.10.1942. No proof it has been also carried out. Bostons were usually put into action immediately after arrival and there was little time to send them for extensive modifications. That was possible only in late 1943,when US started to deliver A-20Gs,which fulfilled USSR requests much better then previous models. And not to forget,soviet A-20Bs had additional 4th crew member - rear low gunner.Planes were fitted with additional seat,oxygen connection and intercom for him allready in Tulsa,USA . Tulsa served as "mod shop" for Bostons heading to USSR were all changes requested by soviet side were installed. Under supervision of soviet officials,who also made final inspection. And: Its more about soviets considering US bombload limits rather "too conservative". And first DB-7s (Boston III) had limitations of only 4 bomb fittings inside bombay which at the end limited your bombload to max 4x227/250kg. If soviet commander needed 100kg FAB bombs for the mission,well,only 4 could be fitted inside bringing your max load down by half. Thats why soviets installed their domestic systems increasing the bombload .And more importantly,it gave more flexibility to the bomb mix the plane could carry. And: For A20B 1. Bomb bay only FAB100 bombs (16x) Outer wing mounts (4x) max FAB250 bombs 2. It had some armor protection from factory but it was considered subpar acc. US standarts in 1942 for attack cathegory. For soviets it was light tactical bomber. They did some improvements on armor in Zavod nr.81. I dont have more details on that. They also modified the plane for winter usage by adding removable engine covers with adjustable jalousies(simmilar like on ishaks) manufactured by Zavod nr.2
  9. It happens when on the ground. Try in flight and see if it is normal there.
  10. Hit F10 which will toggle between mouse use/look
  11. Works fine for me. Make sure boost is off as you cannot go into manual mode or it switches to auto when boost is hit, but will return to manual after boost is turned off.
  12. No, but arming your flare gun will open the left side window.
  13. Then u have bombing assist unchecked in realism (separate from aiming assist) or you have to hit right control i to toggle bombing assist on. (Does not turn on/off aiming assist)
  14. Make sure it is still checked in realism settings. Make sure the hud (h) and icons are on (i). Use right control i as that toggles on/off.
  15. Use the canopy jettison key binding under the general category in the key bindings. "Jettison canopy/hatch/door". Then the bail out key.
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