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#321 Kai_Lae

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Posted 02 January 2017 - 18:55

Requiem, could you consider making a video on how the navigation equipment in german aircraft works? It does work, right? Unlike russian planes with the RPK where you follow the needle it's more complicated and I don't know anywhere where how it works has been described.


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#322 SYN_Requiem

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 16:56

Requiem, could you consider making a video on how the navigation equipment in german aircraft works? It does work, right? Unlike russian planes with the RPK where you follow the needle it's more complicated and I don't know anywhere where how it works has been described.

I have never bothered using the nav equipment in the game as I just used pilotage/dead reckoning. I think the nav equipment is limited in functionality right now in terms of frequency selection (someone can correct me if I'm wrong as I'm not 100%) and I don't know if multiple transmitters for one side are possible, so unless your airfield has the transmitter you won't make it home by using it.

 

Chuck's guides may have better guidance on this or even some of the guides in Cliffs of Dover as well come to think of it.


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#323 1./JG54_Seiler

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Posted 14 January 2017 - 17:08

~S~ Requiem,

 

Request;  Can you create a tutorial on the Mig-3 ?  Thanks in advance..

 

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#324 =TBAS=Sshadow14

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Posted 20 January 2017 - 16:20

Great videos

1 thing tho, i have found the Ju-88 Soo much easier to taxi if you leave the prop pitch below 10% while taxiing (kinda like a beta mode)
It reduces the excessive prop wash and makes steering easier imho.


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#325 FlyingShark

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Posted 20 January 2017 - 16:29

navigation equipment in german aircraft works?

The Lorenz navigation in German planes just guides you to the nearest friendly airfield as witht he Russion RPK.

There's no way to select another frequency for other airfields.

 

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#326 LukeFF

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Posted 25 January 2017 - 17:57

1 thing tho, i have found the Ju-88 Soo much easier to taxi if you leave the prop pitch below 10% while taxiing (kinda like a beta mode)
It reduces the excessive prop wash and makes steering easier imho.

 

It's prop RPM that you're setting in the Ju 88, not prop pitch.


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#327 -=PHX=-Spartan-

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Posted 02 February 2017 - 00:17

I am a bit confussed between the ralationship between the TrackIR profile and the F10 function (Save current corrections in head snap position).

 

For example in the Fw190 I had a terrible view and then I saw that other people where like sitting a bit farther backwards and therefore had a better angle of view and that minimize the metal frames in the cockpit. I tried to modified that problem and after spending more than an hour with the F10 and testing different TackIR profiles, I manage to do it. It seemed that my old TrackIR profile (Smoothdead_zone_IL2) did not have the forward/backward axis and I could not move my head backwards.  :(

 

Somehow, I got it right now with Requiem 2014 profile and with the F10 but I just do not understand how the F10 works. Could someone explain that function to me?  :wacko:  If I move my head forwards to check the dashboard, I need to use the zoom in option to really get a closer look.

Thanks in advance.  :)


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#328 Bando

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Posted 02 February 2017 - 09:25

When setting a view (and saving that view with F10) I disconnect TIR first. Then with ins-home-del-pgup-pgdw-end  buttons I set the view, save it and reconnect TIR.

Connect/reconnect TIR can be achieved by F9 (I believe that's the default, not sure).


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#329 -=PHX=-Spartan-

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Posted 02 February 2017 - 22:48

Thanks Bando  :)


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#330 andyw248

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 18:17

I have never bothered using the nav equipment in the game as I just used pilotage/dead reckoning. I think the nav equipment is limited in functionality right now in terms of frequency selection (someone can correct me if I'm wrong as I'm not 100%) and I don't know if multiple transmitters for one side are possible, so unless your airfield has the transmitter you won't make it home by using it.

 

Multiple beacons for one side are possible if the mission author has provided them. If a mission contains multiple beacons then the indicator in the plane will show the bearing to the nearest of the friendly beacons. Those that want to create missions with multiple beacons can find all information in JimTM's mission editor manual (https://forum.il2stu...anual/?p=413193), pages 58 - 59.


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#331 JG7_RudeRaptor

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 02:24

I dropped the Track IR file in my profile folder but it is  not loading up. Any ideas?


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#332 Panp

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Posted 14 March 2017 - 00:36

Just putting it into the profile in the TIR folder wont work %^(

you need to put it into the folder in your users folder

 

user/your user profile/Appdata/Roming/Naturalpoint trackir 5/Profiles

restart your TIR and it should be in there


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#333 SYN_Requiem

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Posted 11 June 2017 - 14:08

Famil video for the P-40E-1 is completed. Since I'm on reserve at an airline and commuting to NYC right now I'm not home that often yet, but I figured out a routine where I can do the sim flying at home and video editing on my laptop while away. My plan is to knock out a bunch of aircraft famils by which time TacView functionality in IL-2 should be improved enough to use it.

 


youtube.com/watch?v=osF_WoHRWlc


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#334 216th_Cat

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Posted 11 June 2017 - 16:15

Glad to see that you're still able to keep on with these - thanks a million! :salute:

Cheers.


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#335 keeno

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Posted 11 June 2017 - 17:44

Requiem,

 

great video as usual. Very informative and well presented.

 

 

Cheers.


Edited by keeno, 11 June 2017 - 17:44.

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#336 Pajeka

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Posted 11 June 2017 - 18:15

Thanks for continuing to make the effort! Quality product as usual!
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#337 FlyingShark

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Posted 11 June 2017 - 19:47

Thanks Requiem, I was hoping for some time to a famil vid of the P40.

 

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#338 SYN_Requiem

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 20:12

Thanks guys! It's good to have found the time to start making these again :)

 

New one out today for the Yak-1b. (Next ones to follow are the Mig3 and IL-2 1941)

 


youtube.com/watch?v=LPTX2lgxi78


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#339 soarfeat

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Posted 23 June 2017 - 01:41

Nice !!! Thanks so much Requiem. Your tutorials are habit forming   :good: 

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#340 SYN_Requiem

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 22:19

Nice !!! Thanks so much Requiem. Your tutorials are habit forming   :good:

take care--sf--

Thanks Soarfeat! :)

 

New video today covering the MiG-3, cheers :salute:


youtube.com/watch?v=Zh-6oQF4l9I


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#341 soarfeat

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Posted 29 June 2017 - 01:04

Mig tutorial is excellent !! I saw this new tutorial and grabbed a nice cup of coffee and as always enjoyed :coffee: .  Always impressed at how well Requiem flies all these planes  ( smooth as butter ) !!!

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