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ScOut3R_
03-12-2005, 02:15 PM
Hey!

I don't know what does that thing i mentioned above. I tried to adjost them but nothing happened (or i haven't noticed). Would somebody explain me what does the radiator do?
Thanks!

ScOut3R_
03-12-2005, 02:15 PM
Hey!

I don't know what does that thing i mentioned above. I tried to adjost them but nothing happened (or i haven't noticed). Would somebody explain me what does the radiator do?
Thanks!

Cragger
03-12-2005, 02:18 PM
Allows higher airflow thru the radiator or over the engine cylinders to effect better cooling. If your overheating you want to open them if not close them so you go faster as they cause drag.

Zeus-cat
03-12-2005, 02:26 PM
They are armored so that you can close them and provide better protection for your engine during combat. I try to open my radiator wide open when flying in non-combat situations (to or from the target) so that I keep the engine as cool as possible. I close the radiator as soon as the enemy gets close and then open it when I am clear of danger.

Try a P-47 and look at the nose of the aircraft as you open and close them. There are other aircraft that they are very noticable on, but I can't remember which ones.

Zeus-cat

ScOut3R_
03-12-2005, 02:41 PM
Thanks for your help! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

FoolTrottel
03-12-2005, 04:24 PM
As for the 'Armor' part of the cowling flaps:
This only goes for the IL-2. As it was a ground attack aircraft, and really needed that protection very hard.
For other planes it will do next to nothing to protect your engine from gun damage!

ScOut3R_
03-12-2005, 11:44 PM
Another question from a newbie: how should i use prop. pitch and mixture controls? I know what they're doing, but dunno in wich position set them.
Thanks! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

BPLIzard
03-13-2005, 12:44 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ScOut3R_:
Another question from a newbie: how should i use prop. pitch and mixture controls? I know what they're doing, but dunno in wich position set them.
Thanks! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Woah partner! That's a handful. Here's a very good detailed referrence for you, hope it helps.

http://www.airwarfare.com/Sims/FB/fb_cem.htm

ScOut3R_
03-13-2005, 01:21 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BPLIzard:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ScOut3R_:
Another question from a newbie: how should i use prop. pitch and mixture controls? I know what they're doing, but dunno in wich position set them.
Thanks! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Woah partner! That's a handful. Here's a very good detailed referrence for you, hope it helps.

http://www.airwarfare.com/Sims/FB/fb_cem.htm <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Thanks a lot! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif It's really helpful! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
Whoa man! I read through this guide and then made my first successful bombing run with the He-111! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Finally i can make everything my self and don't need the auto-pilot for the bombing run! Thanks again! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

ScOut3R_
03-13-2005, 03:25 AM
Hey! I read a guide about the He-111. It described all of the swithes and panels in the cockpit, for eg. the fuel pump switch. Is it possible to use these instruments or they are static?
Oh, and how much fuel this plane has? I set it to 50% and the guages shows that there were nearly 700l left in both tanks.