View Full Version : bifocal vision makes bars in cockpit transparents in reality

06-27-2007, 06:16 AM
if you put 2 fingers at 20 cm from your eyes it wont block none of your view

youll see them double and transparent

i think that could be done with cockpit bars, make them double and transparent

06-27-2007, 06:18 AM
Yeah, cockpits will look absolutely great with this http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

06-27-2007, 06:19 AM
Thing is I don't see four fingers just two when I put them before my eyes.
So..... why double them (bars)?

06-27-2007, 06:23 AM
There was some discussion of this a few years earlier, making the cockpit bars transparent. It's less relevant nowadays with TrackIR 6dof making it possible to see around them, but I've never understood why Oleg made them so thick. MiG Alley had a better solution, the bars were relatively thin, and icons were visible behind them.

06-27-2007, 06:28 AM
There were complaints about the FW190 bar even back then. For example it is mentioned even in Der Untergang: