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  1. Albert´s Life (Now a Scripted Campaign)

    OP is original post (first post in thread on page 1) Download is updated to newest version there Cheers, Dakpilot
  2. "Sirens of Death" II./StG 2 over Stalingrad

    Download succesful and extracted using recent version of 7-Zip Campaign runs (only checked on AP until taxi start) no time currently for better test Thanks for all the work Cheers, Dakpilot
  3. Two problems

    Is there not a default 'instrument' view on the numpad, 0 or decimal something like that ? Cheers, Dakpilot
  4. The New Career - Wow!

    Cheers, Dakpilot
  5. Test roll rate fw 190A3 Bf109F4 La5 LaGG3

    Can you give info of where you got this from Dev's You appear to be saying Lagg-3 and La-5 have FN rate and FN is higher? Am I understanding you correctly? Cheers, Dakpilot
  6. 109 guns

    Have a look at real ballistics of VYa 23mm round vs German 20mm A picture does not explain everything but does go some way to understanding the effectiveness of 23mm, the actual ballistics fill in the rest Cheers, Dakpilot
  7. The MSFFB2 was a (comparatively) very high quality product when MS were doing hardware quite well, a patent infringement battle which also effected Sony was brought by Immersion , Sony fought in court and lost US$ 90.7 million, MS settled out of court and 'invested' in Immersion https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Immersion_v._Sony after this companies were wary about FFB joysticks and there were many more wrangles with copyright/console rights etc. with FFB wheels due to royalty issues proper FFB (almost essential on racing games) has been absent in flightsims except for Logitech G940 (spoiled by poor quality control issues) due to high royalties and possible backlash/sour taste due to more niche market and fall in popularity of Flight sims from glory days So blame Shyster lawyers and maybe MS and Sony for 'cutting corners' for lack of mainstream FFB my knowledge of the subject is not great so apologise if I got some things wrong, but surely any time now the patents must be running out? FFB development/support has not really progressed in Flight Sims/games due to lack of hardware, unlike racing games where it is at a high level It is surely time that an affordable mainstream FFB stick was available, flight sims are truly the backward cousin of Racing Sims in this aspect Cheers, Dakpilot
  8. Although out of scope of this topic Personally I have no experience of flying or operating liquid cooled In line high performance aero engines so cannot really compare as for Radials reliability, it all really depends on maintenance and operating procedures, in my personal experience rarely did any of them reach designated life cycles (even "new fully remanufactured" power units as opposed to rebuilt ones,) but generally if carefully operated they were very reliable, but if mistreated can go wrong very catastrophically very quickly This was a serious oil leak from engine number 4 (leaking push rod cover) on a DC-4 over Somalia, it was necessary to pump oil from fuselage reserve tank to engine tank, pic taken from the open overwing escape hatch In general round engines will get you home, but not very reliable, most of my later flying was turboprops and some jets, but my passion was/is big pistons (now pretty much retired from active flying) sorry for off topic Cheers, Dakpilot
  9. Test roll rate fw 190A3 Bf109F4 La5 LaGG3

    Again you are talking of first run 'pre production' LaGG-5 not La-5 Are you saying that there is a stated limitation that the series 29 Lagg-3 needs 5000ft to pull out of a 600 kph dive? all these unspecified 'facts' do nothing but cloud the issues Cheers, Dakpilot
  10. Transfer Steam Keys?

    If you have BoS installed through Steam and buy BoK through IL-2 store it will work fine without need to have any new account BoK will just have to be activated to unlock content Cheers, Dakpilot
  11. Official Servers-Normal

    Agree that the DED Normal/ex official needs some love for many it may be their first tentative dip into MP hopefully after patch some thought can be given Cheers, Dakpilot
  12. Buy Battle of Kuban Today! P-39 Video Inside

    I am still 15 or so some people say Cheers, Dakpilot
  13. Test roll rate fw 190A3 Bf109F4 La5 LaGG3

    Trotting out quotes about prototype/first series La-5 (which used rejected Lagg-3 frames) does nothing to further the conversation about roll rate of series 29 Lagg Cheers, Dakpilot
  14. Test roll rate fw 190A3 Bf109F4 La5 LaGG3

    Perhaps a different approach/thought should be .. Why shouldn't the Lagg-3 have a decent roll rate? La-5 is accepted as having decent roll rate, same wing, same ailerons, La-5FN had very good roll rate with only small changes to ailerons and control/balance gearing people keep bringing the old quotes about very early series Lagg-3, but in game we have 29 series I am not saying that the Lagg-3 roll rate is correct or not but what is the reason for the incredulity that it could possess a decent roll rate With very small changes to the airframe (other than the obvious engine swap) it morphed into very successful La-5FN (early pre La-7 style spar) there was obviously nothing much wrong with the basic fundamental design other than its known lower dive speed than many contemporaries sometimes it is best to keep an open mind to get a clearer picture and better solutions Cheers, Dakpilot