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BSS_Vidar
04-02-2004, 08:45 PM
Taxiing on a flight deck can be a challenge if you don't have the nack for it. The way IL-2's brakes are set up we only have one axis. All Microsoft Flight sim programs have separate axis for each toe brake. This is paramount due to the need at times to lock one wheel up to make a turn on the deck.

Can we expect to see separate axis assignments in this new program? Both American and Japanees planes utilized differential toe braking unlike the Russian brake handle and rudder pedal input system.

The Blacksheep are really looking forward to this release. CFS2 is the only place where we can keep our "Greenie Board" up to date. Carrier Ops is our claimed of fame! Anyone or any squadron wishing to learn actual U.S. Navy carrier ops, please don't hesitate to let us know. Leave messages on our site at http://www.blacksheep214.com/

~S~

BSS_Vidar
Blacksheep CO

BSS_Vidar
04-02-2004, 08:45 PM
Taxiing on a flight deck can be a challenge if you don't have the nack for it. The way IL-2's brakes are set up we only have one axis. All Microsoft Flight sim programs have separate axis for each toe brake. This is paramount due to the need at times to lock one wheel up to make a turn on the deck.

Can we expect to see separate axis assignments in this new program? Both American and Japanees planes utilized differential toe braking unlike the Russian brake handle and rudder pedal input system.

The Blacksheep are really looking forward to this release. CFS2 is the only place where we can keep our "Greenie Board" up to date. Carrier Ops is our claimed of fame! Anyone or any squadron wishing to learn actual U.S. Navy carrier ops, please don't hesitate to let us know. Leave messages on our site at http://www.blacksheep214.com/

~S~

BSS_Vidar
Blacksheep CO

porcupine1
04-03-2004, 08:39 AM
Actually I think we currently have this feature, although it is automaticly done with thw application of the rudder. I may be wrong?

RxMan
04-03-2004, 10:25 AM
You are right, applying full brake and full rudder and gradually releasing the brake pivots the plane nicely with enough power applied to get the plane moving of course.

F16_Petter
04-03-2004, 10:30 AM
Yes, but not all ppl have rudderpedals etc.
there should be a button for each brake. and a common button for both brakes.

Also a parkingbrake is needed imo.

Tired? Take a brake!
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porcupine1
04-03-2004, 10:34 AM
aghh sorry i forgot about that. i dont have pedals i have a twist stick, i wasnt thinking.
in that case yes we need the brakeing issue fixed.
and i do also agree with the parking brake!

BSS_Vidar
04-03-2004, 10:50 AM
You are correct.

This is exactly what I was talking about. A single button for brake input then using rudder to apply more brake presure to either side is the way IL-2 is set up. But those of us hard core PC pilots with rudder pedals, IL-2 only has one axis to apply the braking command. I have mine assigned to the left toe brake. When I want to turn in a particular direction, I depress the left toe brake to the amount of braking pressure I need, then add rudder input. This is a drag IMHO because I'm not using my CH Pro Pedals to their full potential in IL-2. Where in Microsoft Flight Sim programs, I do...

What I would like to see is the addition of another axis so I can assign left toe brake to the left pedal toe axis and an additional axis to assign the right toe axis, just like in a real USN/Marine/USAA or IJN fighter. You can even apply different braking pressures to either side to slow down in a turn depending on which way you want to go. You'll find you'll have more command of directional control. This will be extremely important for moving around on the confined space of a WWII carriers small flightdeck. And if you pack, stack and rack the deck with planes like the Blacksheep do...

http://www.blacksheep214.com/screenshots/cfs2/page_01.htm

http://www.blacksheep214.com/screenshots/cfs2/page_02.htm

You're gonna need that extra control to move around.

~S~

BSS_Vidar
Blacksheep CO

[This message was edited by BSS_Vidar on Sat April 03 2004 at 10:20 AM.]