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  1. Hi everyone, TL;DR: Due to data limitations, the AOA readings in Tacview, when using IL-2, may indeed be inaccurate. I would like to point out several facts about the AOA displayed in Tacview: IL-2 does not directly export any AOA (cockpit reading or real AOA) The data recorded by IL-2 contains only latitude, longitude and altitude. They come from IL-2 “flat world” coordinates. Which means they are distorted in Tacview spherical world; inevitably leading to discrepancies when values like speed, AOA and so on are calculated by Tacview. In addition, as previous outlined by some of you, there is an incidence angle error to consider. In the current state of IL-2 data export capability, Tacview is very efficient to analyze tactics and piloting. However, if you want to check the accuracy of IL-2, it should be done in-game only to ensure there is no possible conversion error in the equation.
  2. Thank you very much for the follow-up. That said, this is strange because you do not need to have Tacview installed to record IL-2 flights… Maybe that was a bug in IL-2 which has been quickly fixed. Anyway, I am glad that everything is working fine for you now.
  3. Tacview 1.7.6 is available Download: http://tacview.net/download Release Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit File Size: 269.0 MB This intermediate release brings a lot of fixes and improvements requested by both the community and professional users. While I am focusing more and more on the development of Tacview 2.0, it is going to take some time before we can put our hands on a first beta version. Meanwhile the Tacview 1.8.0 is already on its way and will continue developing further the capabilities required for professional military debriefings, like a brand-new real-time shot log which will eventually replace the aged flight log. Tacview 2.0 conception phase is still open, so feel free to share your ideas and suggestions here. Even if everything single whish may not be granted, be assured that I am always taking all your feedback in consideration. Fly safe! Vyrtuoz Release notes FEATURES & CHANGES Improved support for VRS Tacpack/Superbug, vACMI & FSX@War (special thanks to Asid [D.O.W]) Integrated Aegean 2.4 for BMS It is now possible to edit object properties by right clicking on it in the 3D view Added preliminary support of DCS: F-14 Tomcat Added preliminary support of DCS: MiG-19P Farmer Added keyboard shortcuts to quickly change playback speed Increased mouse wheel zoom resolution Improved threat domes display New option to always display the bullseye Added an option to hide important objects list from the 3D view Destroyed aircraft are now still displayed in the important objects list Moved display cockpit instruments option to the settings menu Turn rate is now displayed with one decimal in objects labels Nautical mile distances are now displayed with two decimal places Playback speed is now displayed when nonstandard and paused Fonts and cockpit instruments are now clearer Added SDK functions to control playback Added SDK setting to hide the HUD and latitude, longitude grid It is now possible to define an object parent in telemetry data FIXES Improved support of 4K and higher resolution screens ISO time used for automatic synchronization was not properly read from media filenames SDK menu callbacks were garbage collected too early leading to "random" crashes in C# addons In some rare cases shells and bullets could be displayed as a box Telemetry between selected objects was sometime displayed in the bottom/left corner of the 3D view No error was displayed when attempting to read a zip file with no supported data in it (trk or xlsx files) The 3D view is now always updated after activating an addon command via a menu Addons menu entries will not be alphabetically sorted anymore
  4. Tacview 1.7.6 is available Download: http://tacview.net/download Release Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2019 Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit File Size: 269.0 MB This intermediate release brings a lot of fixes and improvements requested by both the community and professional users. While I am focusing more and more on the development of Tacview 2.0, it is going to take some time before we can put our hands on a first beta version. Meanwhile the Tacview 1.8.0 is already on its way and will continue developing further the capabilities required for professional military debriefings, like a brand-new real-time shot log which will eventually replace the aged flight log. Tacview 2.0 conception phase is still open, so feel free to share your ideas and suggestions here. Even if everything single whish may not be granted, be assured that I am always taking all your feedback in consideration. Fly safe! Vyrtuoz Release notes FEATURES & CHANGES Improved support for VRS Tacpack/Superbug, vACMI & FSX@War (special thanks to Asid [D.O.W]) Integrated Aegean 2.4 for BMS It is now possible to edit object properties by right clicking on it in the 3D view Added preliminary support of DCS: F-14 Tomcat Added preliminary support of DCS: MiG-19P Farmer Added keyboard shortcuts to quickly change playback speed Increased mouse wheel zoom resolution Improved threat domes display New option to always display the bullseye Added an option to hide important objects list from the 3D view Destroyed aircraft are now still displayed in the important objects list Moved display cockpit instruments option to the settings menu Turn rate is now displayed with one decimal in objects labels Nautical mile distances are now displayed with two decimal places Playback speed is now displayed when nonstandard and paused Fonts and cockpit instruments are now clearer Added SDK functions to control playback Added SDK setting to hide the HUD and latitude, longitude grid It is now possible to define an object parent in telemetry data FIXES Improved support of 4K and higher resolution screens ISO time used for automatic synchronization was not properly read from media filenames SDK menu callbacks were garbage collected too early leading to "random" crashes in C# addons In some rare cases shells and bullets could be displayed as a box Telemetry between selected objects was sometime displayed in the bottom/left corner of the 3D view No error was displayed when attempting to read a zip file with no supported data in it (trk or xlsx files) The 3D view is now always updated after activating an addon command via a menu Addons menu entries will not be alphabetically sorted anymore
  5. Hello Sudkan, I finally had the time to test and the data recording is working fine for me with IL2 3.012 in single mission as well as in career mode. I launched the default Russian carrier and when I press LEFT.CTRL+R, I can see a little red camera in the top right corner of my screen. As soon as I end the flight, I can see a valid acmi file generated in C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\IL-2 Sturmovik Battle of Stalingrad\data\Tracks\ Maybe IL-2 crashed during your flight and was not able to generate a valid acmi file? Is there any track file generated for your flight too?
  6. It looks like a limitation of IL-2. It's a shame, because I bet that the acmi file is still quite small compared to the track file when this happens. Like you guessed, the only solution for now it so stop/restart the data recording time to time to split it in several files.
  7. The free version will not expire, you can use it indefinitely. It is just that some of more advanced features (like the online-debriefing), will simply be disabled after 21-days.
  8. There is currently no summary of shots and hits. I have planned to do so in a later update, certainly for Tacview 2.0. For now, the closest data available are the shot/hit visible in the event log window.
  9. No, in general, it is not necessary to uninstall a previous version of Tacview when installing a new one. That said, I believe there was a version number bug in the installer of one of Tacview 1.7.x versions (a mix between beta and non-beta folders). If you notice a strange behavior, then you may want to uninstall any previously installed edition and then reinstall the latest version (your settings will be preserved).
  10. My apologies for the issue. In fact, I just had the same problem as you! I believe this is a bug on the store. I think it has been fixed because I can now see the sale. Can you retry and tell me if this is working for you now?
  11. Tacview holiday sale has started! From Dec 21st to Jan 4th, 40% off Tacview Standard and Tacview Advanced licenses including group buy. http://tacview.net/purchase/ If you want to upgrade your Tacview Standard edition to Tacview Advanced, please send me an email with your name and current product key. I will give you back a coupon to buy the upgrade at the reduced price. Do not worry if I do not answer right away, be assured that you will get a reply as soon as possible.
  12. Tacview holiday sale has started! From Dec 21st to Jan 4th, 40% off Tacview Standard and Tacview Advanced licenses including group buy. http://tacview.net/purchase/ If you want to upgrade your Tacview Standard edition to Tacview Advanced, please send me an email with your name and current product key. I will give you back a coupon to buy the upgrade at the reduced price. Do not worry if I do not answer right away, be assured that you will get a reply as soon as possible.
  13. Tacview 1.7.5 is available Download: HERE Release Date: Wed, 19 Dec 201 Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit File Size: 268.0 MB This intermediate release brings a lot of improvements and fixes. The object database has been extended to better support your favorite flight simulator. The telemetry exporter has been rewritten from scratch. Available in Tacview Advanced and Enterprise, it replaces the tool which was previously accessible from the charts. With the new exporter you can now save any telemetry variable (recorded or calculated) from any object in a single csv file. No need any more to export one by one each object variable in a separate file. It is now easier than ever to compile and analyze the telemetry data of your choice in your favorite spreadsheet. I am now focusing more and more my efforts on Tacview 2: The goal is to offer you a brand-new platform with improved performances, fidelity, ergonomics, portability, all in a fully customizable package! Best wishes to you all! Vyrtuoz Release notes FEATURES & CHANGES Added brand new telemetry export tool to export any possible data Added BMS Pillars of Hercules theater map Integrated Aegean 2.2 for BMS Static objects declared in DTC files are now displayed only when Falcon 4 terrain is visible Added support for waypoints in the telemetry Added option to display current Track (TRK) in object labels Added a new camera mode which looks forward of the primary object Added WWI aircraft for IL-2 Added an option to always display position coordinates in the 3D view FIXES Labels color should be inverted for weapons (old regression) Improved support of corrupted uncompressed acmi files (typically after a DCS World crash) Opening a VHS file by double-click or drag & drop was not working on a fresh install Numerous fixes in improvement to the SDK The label between selected objects was sometime displayed in a random position
  14. Tacview 1.7.5 is available Download: HERE Release Date: Wed, 19 Dec 201 Operating System: Windows® 32-bit / 64-bit File Size: 268.0 MB This intermediate release brings a lot of improvements and fixes. The object database has been extended to better support your favorite flight simulator. The telemetry exporter has been rewritten from scratch. Available in Tacview Advanced and Enterprise, it replaces the tool which was previously accessible from the charts. With the new exporter you can now save any telemetry variable (recorded or calculated) from any object in a single csv file. No need any more to export one by one each object variable in a separate file. It is now easier than ever to compile and analyze the telemetry data of your choice in your favorite spreadsheet. I am now focusing more and more my efforts on Tacview 2: The goal is to offer you a brand-new platform with improved performances, fidelity, ergonomics, portability, all in a fully customizable package! Best wishes to you all! Vyrtuoz Release notes FEATURES & CHANGES Added brand new telemetry export tool to export any possible data Added BMS Pillars of Hercules theater map Integrated Aegean 2.2 for BMS Static objects declared in DTC files are now displayed only when Falcon 4 terrain is visible Added support for waypoints in the telemetry Added option to display current Track (TRK) in object labels Added a new camera mode which looks forward of the primary object Added WWI aircraft for IL-2 Added an option to always display position coordinates in the 3D view FIXES Labels color should be inverted for weapons (old regression) Improved support of corrupted uncompressed acmi files (typically after a DCS World crash) Opening a VHS file by double-click or drag & drop was not working on a fresh install Numerous fixes in improvement to the SDK The label between selected objects was sometime displayed in a random position
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