here are some early WIP's of my 880 squadron paint im doing i still have a lot of work left im not happy with the grey it looks to blue Attachment 59773Attachment 59772
Apparently the lights issue is simply a conflict between the Overhead electrical panel and the popup 2D panel.
You can fix this easily by using one of the following two changes in the panel.cfg:
1. In the vcockpit05 section, comment out gauge06 with slashes like this:
gauge06=//ST_Tracker!SW Panel Ext Lights, 590,813,152,62
2. In window04, comment out the electrical panel gauge like this:
gauge00=//ST_Tracker!SW Panel POPUP, 0,0,283,61
I use the first option as the VC overhead is hard to "reach" and see.
Hope this helps.
In all but the C-1A, I forgot to change the Autopilot parameters in the aircraft.cfg.
In the Autopilot section, find these 4 statements. The parameters should all be zero.
EDIT: I am wrong here. Delete the last two statements.
I've seen 3 (I think) posts on changeing config files for lights and radio's,and to change from retardant to water. I have one of the tanker set for water and one for retardant. I don't know what the probelem is with the lights or electrical panel ,I went for red lights in the vc panel,seems ok ,only problem is I can't change freq. for com or nav,just the ndb.
Is there a new panel and aircraft config comming out for this stuff?
Also do the tankers have an autopilot?Haven't really had time to check everything over.
Either way thanks for your hard work on these beautiul planes, I can always use pilotage and dead reckoning to navigate and the ndb seems to work even without a gauge.
I have seen them too but I did not do effects for retardant or water. I provided the aircraft and the doors :-) and will leave the effects to guys who know that stuff.
Regarding radios; I had no issues here with changing freqs in the beta testing, but just now testing, they do not work for me either :-/ Will check it out.
Lights, I posted a resolution and that's official for now.
When I get a panel update, I will upload it.
Yes, just verified that through Scott. Am testing now.
EDIT: Yes, that corrects the NAV1 and NAV2 issues. Comm1 still not working.
Here is the final correction to the radio frequency selection issues.
// Radio Type = available, standby frequency, has glide slope
Nav.1=1, 0, 1
Nav.2=1, 0, 0
I will be updating the lights issue soon with a panel update upload.
I updated the configs for all the problems and now can change the freqs. The only one I can't change manually are the UHF comms. When I use ATC they change but don't match the mouse over freqs. I think this is because the ones shown on the panel are UHF and the one given by ATC are VHF.
I still don't know what the problems were with the lights ,everything has seemed to work ok, though the nav light are rather dim ,but no big deal.
I also cant figure out the AP ,I don't think the civil version has the same type as the military versions ,I believe they are called P1 and don't look anything like the civil type.No biggy cause I almost always hand fly and rarely use the AP anyway.
The auto pilot on the center console, although hard to use pitch and aileron trim settings, did not work correctly due to a conflict in the aircraft.cfg Autopilot section.
To get the pitch trim to work correctly, remove these two lines in conflict:
This change is for all the radial released aircraft to-date.
I will be uploading a new panel.cfg, console.bmp, and cab folder for the other AP changes regarding ILS APR, BC, and NAV/GPS switches.
...this one has a bit of history. It is only one of 2 E-1B's (VAW-111) aboard USS Hornet on the Apollo 11 recovery mission.
The crew of 011 were first to communuicate with Neil Armstrong after the black out of re-entry. O11 and her crew's primary mission was to locate, communicate and direct traffic to the capsule and to back to Hornet, approximately 1.5 miles from splash down.
Upload tomorrow afternoon.
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The following lines added to the aircraft.cfg of the tanker aircraft will add 800 USG of water to the aircraft AUW.
This can then be dumped in flight. To do so one need to assign a keystroke to your flight controls, or, use the keyboard.
The effect is quite good both.
[Water Ballast System]
//Tank.n = Gallons, Long, Lat, Vert, iValve
Tank.0 = 800, -0.3, 0.0, 0.0, 2 //Hopper
NumberOfReleaseValves = 1
DumpRate = 500 //Gallons per second
Give it a try.