• Rami's Avatar
    Today, 17:34
    Bearcat, It does, and I eliminated the extraneous info and made the changes you suggested to the airfile. But even with that eliminated and modified, it still does not recognize the extra fuel. Is the fuel tank selector the last link, then? What gauge would you recommend?
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    Today, 17:17
    Rami, the cfg gets the final word on the flight dynamics and specs, with the air file providing the main body of general data. Any data put in the cfg pertaining to engine, flight envelope, prop, fuel, etc., will override any conflicting data in the air file. There was a time in the early years when many addon CFS2 aircraft.cfg followed the FS2000 format of only including , and data with little more. The sim would draw everything else - critical specs and performance coding - from the air file. Nowadays you see most cfg's in CFS2 setup in a reverse fashion similar to the more recent FS platforms thanks to the widespread use of Airwrench across all platforms. Due to the MSFS-minded algorithm of Airwrench, the cfg rules and is saturated with data better left to the air file in the case of...
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  • Rami's Avatar
    Today, 17:05
    B24 Guy, Right here: http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/local_links.php?action=jump&catid=45&id=5853 "cfs2warehouses.zip"
    2 replies | 49 view(s)
  • Rami's Avatar
    Today, 16:48
    Greycap.raf, Thank you for explaining this...I always struggled with how to interpret boost when trying to correct the performance of aircraft which use "boost" info or "ata." I happened across this on a Google search and just wanted to say thanks. :ernaehrung004: Cheers,
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  • Rami's Avatar
    Today, 15:46
    Good evening, I have been working with the Westland Whirlwind for a couple of "what if" missions in 1941. One of the things I've done, besides correcting the engine data and weight, was to correct the fuel load to correct the wing tank load, (300 liters per tank) and then added the thirty gallon fuel tank that would have been included with a redesign, and then added drop tanks (44 gallons each) to the payloads. I've made sure that the .air file includes the drop tanks and relevant info, and that they are sequential. But apparently, the corresponding information must also be included in the .cfg file, because the aircraft.cfg includes the fuel tank data. LeftMain=0.000, -3.000, -0.667, 79.252, 0.000 RightMain=0.000, 3.000, -0.667, 79.252, 0.000 fuel_type=1.000000
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  • Rami's Avatar
    Today, 15:24
    Rami replied to a thread Hampden in CFS2 General Discussion
    Your wish is this Genie's command. :wiggle:
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  • Rami's Avatar
    Today, 09:36
    Dumonceau, You're not going to believe this but sometimes, that "stuttering" can be the result of a bad gauge in a panel. The Fairey Fulmar, DeHavilland Mosquito, and Spitfire V series by Brunosk are notorious for this, but they all have been corrected.
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    Today, 00:42
    Rami replied to a thread For Rami in CFS2 General Discussion
    B24 Guy. Thanks for letting me know. I will correct this forthwith. Update: Fixed. Here is the link if you need it: http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/local_links.php?action=jump&catid=45&id=5164
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    Yesterday, 16:20
    Peperez, I am also interested!
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    Yesterday, 16:19
    Rami replied to a thread Hampden in CFS2 General Discussion
    Jamie, I am completely on board with Sascha and Mark. I am champing at the bit to get her and put her through her paces. Remember, I can always mod and update the pack as the problems get ironed out!
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  • Shadow Wolf 07's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:35
    Yes, we all are.
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  • Rami's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:25
    Dumonceau, I cleared your downloading with Ickie, the head of our little clan. Given the amount of stuff you'll need, it's only fair. You can thank me by helping out with the donation drive at the beginning of 2015. :jump: And we're on standby for the technical nuts-and-bolts questions.
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    Yesterday, 07:49
    Hi again, My last post before I go make some soup, tea, and crawl under the covers for a while. This is a post that will probably draw some disagreement, but it's just two sides of the same coin. Because of the amount of outstanding product out there for CFS2, I would highly encourage you to do multiple European installs, as well as multiple Mediterranean installs. The Eastern Front, if you so choose, you can get by with one. I divide mine by years...Early ETO and Early Med are 1939-1942, Late ETO and Late Med are 1943-1945. There are "multi-install" utilities out there that allow you to run CFS2 from one installation based on "batch" files, but in my experience, I never got the thing working right. I set up mine separately, and create theatre-specific environments for each of...
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    Yesterday, 07:32
    Dumonceau, I hope you found the work of "Ajax" for your GUI replacements. http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/local_links_search.php?action=show&userid=305&sort=d Take53084 also did some great MB screens, splash screens, and start screens that you can use along with Ajax's work, if you so choose. http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/local_links.php?action=jump&catid=173&id=6375
    27 replies | 384 view(s)
  • Rami's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:22
    Dumonceau, Just a couple words of advice... 1) Go slowly building up your installs. Install an aircraft, object package, or ship. Test it, make sure it works, then add another. This will save you a lot of problems later on. 2) Also, for each install you have, make sure to create a backup of your quick combat (.qcb) file found in the QUICKCOM folder. Simply copy the file to your desktop, rename the extension ".bak" and place it back in your QUICKCOM folder alongside the original file. This will save you some headaches later on if you have to try and fix the problem I described below tip #3. 3) There is for most people a limit of how many aircraft, objects, and ships that you can have in a single install.
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  • Rami's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:07
    Dumonceau, Here are a few websites for you... Usio's ships: http://www.geocities.jp/usio_no_ibuki/ (Warning; these can be frame rate heavy) Sully's ships: http://simviation.com//lair/cfs2sully.htm Mas' site: http://www.geocities.jp/mtyjr101/index.htm (Lots of cool stuff here. Not well known, but it has the Graf Zeppelin aircraft carrier, a great torpedo boat, and a Russian battleship, among other items) These files offer a great balance of detail and are also frame-rate friendly.
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    Yesterday, 04:57
    Dumonceau, Thanks for the compliments! :encouragement: As promised, I just sent a PM to Ickie and DangerousDave26 to see if we can get the bandwith cap restriction lifted for you for at least a few days. Rhumbaflappy's LOD files alone, when put together total about 3.5GB. (No, that is not a typo) My responses today might be a bit spread out...I am battling my first cold of the school year, and don't feel too good. Plus, I tested a new airfield for achim27619. There was a misidentified airfield which needed correction. In his JHS_Germany pack, "Memmingen" was actually Innsbruck, Austria. He sent me the new version of Innsbruck this morning, and is making Memmingen at or near its historical location. I've also been getting airfields from him in the North of England (Catterick,...
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    Yesterday, 04:43
    Rami replied to a thread Engine torque effect. in Flight Dynamics
    John, Try having Fat Albert hanging from the bracing wires. "Hey, hey, hey...which way we turning, dawg?" :biggrin-new:
    7 replies | 119 view(s)
  • Rami's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:49
    Dumonceau, Here is a link to the ETO guide, which gives you step-by-step instructions on what, and how it all fits together. http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/local_links.php?action=jump&catid=49&id=2931 As far as clouds: http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/local_links.php?action=jump&catid=17&id=8640 And use this update: http://www.sim-outhouse.com/sohforums/local_links.php?action=jump&catid=45&id=2938
    27 replies | 384 view(s)
  • Rami's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:43
    Dumonceau, 1) I will work with the other Admins to see if we can get your daily bandwith bumped up and/or set on unlimited for the time being, because you will be downloading A LOT of stuff. 2) As far as textures go, the ETO is essentially set up with European textures by Sander de Cocq. I have created an ETO installation guide (recently revised) which outlines how to set up an ETO installation and which files to use. All of Achim's airfields, as well my GSL ports and nearly all missions and campaigns based on Europe run off of this base scenery. 3) Here is a screenshot of RAF Driffield, a base not released by Achim just yet, but which will be available pretty soon. You can see the ETO scenery, at least for farming areas, in the background. I will provide links for the above in...
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    How are things down there in Beaufort land? Been awhile since I have been there to see "Jerry" at Discovery Diving.
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    Ghostrider I tried your operation Hailstone mission ( Truk strike 1E ) and my computer just handled it as far as the frame rate goes. I am using a e6400 dual core with a evga 8800gt video card. I think that was the most intense mission I have flown with cfs2 so far. A fantastic looking mission. olaf
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