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    AndyJWest's Avatar Senior Member
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    Yup, Team Daidalos have finaly let the cat out of the bag - they are adding 6DoF support, complete with fixes to cockpits etc where necessary.

    See thread here for more: http://forum.1cpublishing.eu/showthread.php?t=28663 - the User Guide pdf is available as a download now, to show us what's coming. Here's what it says about 6DoF:
    6DoF support
    Pilot head position can now be changed by using TrackIR, Mouse, Joystick, Keyboard, DeviceLink.

    Setting up keyboard for 6DoF use
    To set up your keyboard for 6DoF use, assign the keys in Controls -> HEAD MOVEMENT section.
    There is one special order to help those using the keyboard: Return to Center which when pressed returns the head to default position for that cockpit. Rotation is also set to looking directly forward.

    Setting up mouse for 6DoF use
    To set up the mouse assign the key to Activate Mouse Move Mode order in Controls -> HEAD
    MOVEMENT section. When pressed this key will activate head motion with the mouse and when
    released mouse motion will change head orientation. Raise with mouse is achieved with the
    mouse wheel and Activate Mouse Move Mode button pressed.

    Setting up joystick for 6DoF use
    You can assign joystick slider to head movement in Controls -> HOTAS section. Three controls are: Head Forward/Backward, Head Left/Right and Head Up/Down.
    You can safely mix the the above controllers; i.e. use mouse for lean forward/backward & lean left/right and some slider on your joystick for Head Up/Down. The same goes for mixing with keyboard controls.
    TIR should work automatically, if you have it, and it shouldn't be mixed with other controllers.

    Setting the conf.ini
    In section [HookView Config], the following parameters can be added: LeanF, LeanS and Raise. Possible range is from 0.01 to 1.0 with higher number iving faster motion. These settings affect all types of controllers (including TIR).

    Additional notes

    Daidalos Team has fixed over one hundred cockpits in 4.11. The most glaring holes have been fixed, some smaller ones are still there. We believe those are harmless and should not give unfair situational advantage or spoil your visual enjoyment. Nevertheless, we would like to ask the IL-2 community to provide us with feedback regarding the 6DoF and report any 6DoF related bugs in cockpits that you consider important. We will fix them in 4.12.
    Only TIR is full 6DoF. All other controllers can't be used to control the Roll of the camera and are therefore just 5DoF. We feel that camera Roll is just an eye candy and it's introduction for all controllers would only cause unnecessary complications without increasing your situational
    awareness.
    If you find that you are unable to move the head, you are most likely in gunsight view ([SHIFT][F1]). This is intended behavior.
    And then there are the new flyables:
    PE-8
    TB-7 M40
    IL-4
    Fw 190 A-4 1.42 ATA
    Mosquito XVIII "Tse-Tse"

    And new AI aircraft:
    TBD-1
    Hs 123
    IK-3
    Cant Z 506B
    Ki-45 Kai Hei
    Ki-45 Kai Tei

    ...and lots else besides...

    TD have surpassed themselves with this patch - the best ever. I think its imminent release will bring a whole new life to the sim.
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    look a bit further down the front page,

    http://forums.ubi.com/eve/foru...3110283/m/3071071279
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    AndyJWest's Avatar Senior Member
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    Oops.

    Thanks, FruitBat - I need to learn to read...
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