September 8th, 2014, 15:17
The military rating for the V-1710-39 was 1150 HP at Sea Level with a Manifold Pressure of 45.5 inches Mercury.
In the last releases of this aeroplane, I had not included any War Emergency Power but since then, I have found a manual that does give a WEP rating. In addition, there is the document from Allison which permits up to 60 inches Mercury on the -39 engine.
The aircraft manual gives the WEP rating as 1470 HP at Sea Level with MP of 56 inches Mercury. In preparation for tweaking, I first added the WEP change to the AIR file and bumped the critical altitude (I don't this field does anything) down to 12,500 ft. Since it is pretty much impossible to actually test at Sea Level, I run at a minimum altitude of 500 ft for consistency. Generally this means that the engine power will...