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03-30-2005, 01:08 AM
I promise i`ve done a forum search before asking this! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
Where can I find (indeed does it exist at all...) more substantial documentation for Pacific Fighters?
Obviously, the manual in the CD case seems like just a taster (i`m not going to moan...thats just the way of the world these days...)
but the Manual on the CD seems to be merely a PDF duplicate and the Read Me file a very short update on undocumented features...
I may be being very dumb - but being new to prop sims i`m looking for something that explains it all - the cockpits & instrumentation, take off speeds, landing speeds, stall speeds - everything basically! Where can I find it or is it really a case of trial and error for everything...including identifying what dials represent what in the cockpits - use of mixture/prop trim etc etc...

03-30-2005, 01:32 AM
a lot of useful things here

03-30-2005, 02:44 AM
Take off speed: ~190-220 km/h (no flaps required)
Landing speed: 140-170 km/h (full flaps and remember gear down http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif).

Speed depend on AC (aircraft) of course. For carrier operations speeds are lower but it is wise to wait until you master take off and landing on the ground.

Be aware that flaps will jam and gear will be teared off at high velocities (300-400 km/t) depending on AC.

These are ball park figures. The experts will know them more accurately but they work for me.

Good to see you around. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif


PS. Nice flying kuty.

03-30-2005, 09:40 AM
Just Google it!

Lots of the aircraft-specific info like T.O., landing and stall speeds are documented many places on the web. That's probably the best bet for finding out about the cockpit layouts and instruments. The sim does a good job of staying true to reality.

Hardball's Aircraft Viewer is a good utility that will provide a lot of flight data and more.

Check it out here at the bottom of the page:
Netwings.org (http://www.netwings.org/library/Forgotten_Battles/Utilities/)

03-30-2005, 10:33 AM
Thanks for the plug.

Cheque's in the mail http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

04-01-2005, 09:14 PM
Hey, jasonbirder!

The Airwarfare site is a terrific place to find everything you're looking for. Once you get past the basics, I highly recommend that you download ALL of BA_Dart's wonderful training videos on how to skip bomb, how to attack AA placements, how to land on a carrier, etc.

Welcome, friend!

P.S. There's no such thing as a dumb question here...we were all newbies once, too! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif