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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:08 PM
Im new to flight sims, and am in the dark. Is vector the same thing as the heading on the lower left corner? Thanks for the help.

XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:08 PM
Im new to flight sims, and am in the dark. Is vector the same thing as the heading on the lower left corner? Thanks for the help.

Buzz_25th
11-05-2003, 09:20 PM

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:30 PM
I mathematical terms .... errr ... in simple terms ... a straight line with an arrow thingy on the end /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:50 PM
Hey, bud. No worrys. In these forums everyone tries to prove how smart they by how stupid they can be. You very rarely get a strait answer from anyone.

But let me try and help.

A vector is simply a line in space. From were you are to another point.

in laymans terms.

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:52 PM
And some american car type wighert vector or something

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:55 PM
Recall from dim physics days - a vector quantity has both magnitude and direction.
Speed has no direction - direction has no speed - vector has both.
Sorry didn't mean to labour it, just thinking out loud.

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:56 PM
Teacher: And little platypus, tell me, what is the defenition of a 'line'

Me: Uhmm... A straight dash?
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(the correct answer should be: the shortest connection between two points in space)

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ANyways, 'vector' mentioned in FB is the heading wich you should fly.

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 09:57 PM
BeerSquirl,

It doesn't matter where you are, or where you are going, you'll always be on your vector.

I'd be drinking the Old Style.

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 10:01 PM
point in case

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Buzz_25th
11-05-2003, 10:23 PM
I didn't give him a straight answer Squirl? The first one talking smack on this thread is you.

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 10:35 PM
Vector
Math. & Physics a quantity having direction as well as magnitude, esp. as determining the position of one point in space relative to another (radius vector).

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 10:44 PM
"whats our vector victor? Have we got clearnce Clarance"

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 10:50 PM
Negative Norman - go round until Larry lands.

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Zayets
11-05-2003, 10:53 PM
Baldie,
Your sig looks OK in IE , but in Netscape the landing gear has a big offset to the left.I thought you've tested your sig on all browsers /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 11:33 PM
Roger:"We have clearance, Clarence."

Clarence: "Roger, Roger. What's our vector, Victor?"

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XyZspineZyX
11-05-2003, 11:55 PM
Whats a vector?

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XyZspineZyX
11-06-2003, 12:04 AM
Fbuster wrote:
- Recall from dim physics days - a vector quantity has
- both magnitude and direction.
- Speed has no direction - direction has no speed -
- vector has both.

In other words, speed is a scalar quantity. It has magnitude but no direction. Velocity is a vector quantity. It has magnitude and direction.

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XyZspineZyX
11-06-2003, 02:27 AM
I need a Vector Victor
Roger,Roger
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XyZspineZyX
11-06-2003, 03:26 AM
Generally, I believe, a vector is a measurement of degrees off your nose your desired heading is.

If you're going 0 (due north) and you ask for a "vector to home" which is, say, due west of you, you are 90 degress off target, and so your vector to home base would be like "Come left 90 degress to heading 270"

If you were heading 22 and looking to get to base due west of you, "Come left 112 degrees to heading 270"

As I understand it.

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XyZspineZyX
11-06-2003, 03:28 AM
Can I get a vector victor, roger roger

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XyZspineZyX
11-06-2003, 05:30 AM
Zayets wrote:
- Baldie,
- Your sig looks OK in IE , but in Netscape the
- landing gear has a big offset to the left.I thought
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- Zayets out
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I did. I never said I fixed it though.

Consider my sig an exercise in democracy. The majority get the nice landing gear, while the minority gets the 'hot-landing' gear.

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XyZspineZyX
11-06-2003, 05:45 AM
I think this URL Nicely sums it up .