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Got reply from developers, that they would give me more info on HE ammunition. But didn''t receive anything yet. I put it back.

But I need to do more testing if it is DM or net code. If I get same results offline, means it is DM and then they will look in to it.

 

Need also redo flying w/o wing several times. If I will get same results, they will look in to it.

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On ‎6‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 7:50 AM, ZachariasX said:

There are some anectotes of a Spit „flying“ with half a wing missing, a prominent one is mentioned by Johnnie Johnson in his book. In a collision, a pilot of his flight cut of the tail of a sqadmate, losing the wing from aileron outwards.

 

That guy could hold the plane like that, but even at cruise speed, it took a lot of force to hold the stick. Some minutes later he was so exhausted that he couldn‘t even use the radio anymore to respond to R/T. Before he coukd cross the Channel, he lost strenght and he gradually rolled over and crashed into the sea. His canpoy was blocked after the collision and he couldn‘t open it anymore, hence his desperated try to make it to British soil.

 

If there is a bug, it is more about the AI (or the comfy armchair pilot) not exhausting its strenght over time.

 

 

That story is just horrible. Imagine being in his place and slowly but surely realizing there's no way out.

 

Do you possibly know what Marque they were flying and whether it was on rag or metal covered ailerons?

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3 hours ago, Bremspropeller said:

 

That story is just horrible. Imagine being in his place and slowly but surely realizing there's no way out.

 

Do you possibly know what Marque they were flying and whether it was on rag or metal covered ailerons?

AFAIR he flew Spit MkIX as part of the newly formedNo. 127 Sqadron. The event took place during the escort mission for the outward leg of the Regensburg (& Schweinfurt) raid in 1943.

 

It was a Merlin 63 powered variant.

 

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There is an easy mathematical model to determine if you can fly with partial wing damage or not.

 

Factors are:

 

Damaged wing lift at Speed X

Intact wings lift at Speed X

Intact wings ailerons down force at speed X

Systems combined net lift at Speed X

 

If the the net torque on air frame is zero after you account for all the parameters, and the net lift is > 0, then the plane, in theory, can fly. 

 

Lift differential of the wings will result in variable torque along the combined center axis, if you can cancel it with remaining control surfaces while still maintaining needed net lift, you are good to go :crazy: 

 

Thing is, the wing rips usually happens at the speeds where the torque forces do not cancel that well, since all the constants will produce different net forces at different variables of X, we can assume that most of the time, the needed condition for stable recovery of the plane is unlikely, but not impossible. 

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On 7/11/2018 at 7:52 PM, LLv34_adexu said:

But I need to do more testing if it is DM or net code. If I get same results offline, means it is DM and then they will look in to it.

 

Need also redo flying w/o wing several times. If I will get same results, they will look in to it.

 

So you have to deliver total proof on a silver platter before anything will happen on the developers side? Hope they pay you well because it sure sounds like you're doing their work for them.

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Way to reply to a post that's nearly half a year old.

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1 hour ago, LukeFF said:

Way to reply to a post that's nearly half a year old.

 

I guess if you just look at 7/12/2018  it could be read as either 7 Dec 2018 or 12 Jul 2018, as different countries use either the month and day in a different order so it is not always easy to tell if you just read a post in a rush.  In deed, just looking at his post above, i would have thought that he was replying to a recent issue this month

 

However, in this case having looked at the OP that he was referring to and checking the audit trail, I acknowledge the fact that the OP does show the "POSTED" month as July at the top and July as the "edited" month at the bottom of the OP. 

 

I guess in this case it was just a school boy error.

 

Regards

 

 

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