A Flock of Fletchers

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Postby Ian Warren » Thu Sep 25, 2008 2:25 am

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How did you manage to land that big plane into such a small airstrip??

being light you will be surprised , a good way to practice is a stationary carrier (Kue Shan approach worked best) , CV59 USS Forestal traveling at 33.5 knots on a average , many flights tried both landing and taking off , properly loaded C130 only used half the length of the angle deck , this demo i also programed a good head wind , hardest part was finding the field , with a drop off the end it made it just on take off biggrin.gif

We are so lucky , we have our own in house Air force Specialist Mr Deane Baunton - i'm guess spec's for extreme tests would be availible , I'm sure the RNZAF would not test C130s in such a fashion ( 5 in Charge ) , in any case we don't have a suitable aircraft carrier .
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Postby PiperDriver » Thu Sep 25, 2008 12:50 pm

Im interested to know more. Even with a over loaded Cessna 182.
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Postby Charl » Thu Sep 25, 2008 1:51 pm

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...this demo i also programed a good head wind ...

Ahhh the 60kt headwind scenario laugh.gif guaranteed to turn your fat old Albert into extreme STOL...
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Postby deaneb » Thu Sep 25, 2008 5:29 pm

Ian Warren wrote:
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We are so lucky , we have our own in house Air force Specialist Mr Deane Baunton - i'm guess spec's for extreme tests would be availible , I'm sure the RNZAF would not test C130s in such a fashion ( 5 in Charge ) , in any case we don't have a suitable aircraft carrier .


Sorry to say Ian - the RNZAF fly there Hercs by the numbers. All the takeoff / landing distances are carefully calculated using the charts in the flight manual. It would only be in a dire emergency or combat situation where one would "push" the limits - maybe.
BTW I "retired" from the Air Force last week (Tues 16th) after almost 23 years, so I'm now a Civvy !!

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Postby K5054NZ » Tue Oct 14, 2008 5:50 pm

Wow, this pack is such an awesome idea! If only I still had FS9 and FSX sad.gif !

Any chance the AI planes would be flyable in FS98?







No, I'm not kidding!
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Postby Charl » Tue Oct 14, 2008 7:01 pm

K5054NZ wrote:
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Wow, this pack is such an awesome idea! If only I still had FS9 and FSX sad.gif !
Any chance the AI planes would be flyable in FS98?
No, I'm not kidding!
Haha I love this - tell us more!
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Postby Naki » Tue Oct 14, 2008 7:18 pm

deaneb wrote:
QUOTE (deaneb @ Sep 25 2008, 06:29 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Sorry to say Ian - the RNZAF fly there Hercs by the numbers. All the takeoff / landing distances are carefully calculated using the charts in the flight manual. It would only be in a dire emergency or combat situation where one would "push" the limits - maybe.
BTW I "retired" from the Air Force last week (Tues 16th) after almost 23 years, so I'm now a Civvy !!

Deane



Good luck on Civvie street Deane - must be a big change after 23 years

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Haha I love this - tell us more!


yes do - I thought you had fs9? ........and where have you been?

Back to the thread I have been trying my hand a FS vids (of my strip landing) but no luck loading onto Youtube - it just says processing but it has been for about a week! Also tried photobucket but vid way too big - maybe thats the problem with Youtube as well?
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Postby Charl » Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:30 pm

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... but no luck loading onto Youtube ...
Think there's a 100MB/5 minute limit...should I be checking if I still have the Trophy ready for engraving??? laugh.gif
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Postby Snowman » Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:08 pm

K5054NZ wrote:
QUOTE (K5054NZ @ Oct 14 2008, 06:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wow, this pack is such an awesome idea! If only I still had FS9 and FSX sad.gif !

Any chance the AI planes would be flyable in FS98?







No, I'm not kidding!


Well,... you got your wish you asked me for a longtime ago,.............. a new NZWU scenery !! smile.gif
Dont think it will work in FS98 though...................... blink.gif laugh.gif
FS98,........... are you SERIOUS ??...............

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Postby K5054NZ » Wed Oct 15, 2008 4:10 pm

Haha thanks guys! tongue.gif Sold the new versions a while back as I grew bored - luckily FS98 never sold, so I can still experience flight sim.........installed it a coupla days ago, having great fun!

Charl - I ask as I'd love WAW-schemed Crecos and Fletchers for FS98, but I've no idea how to repaint....plus the scheme's so difficult!


BTW one reason I disappeared is because my work situation changed: I'm no longer "earning" minimum wage at Pak N Save, instead I'm now a month into a modern engineering apprenticeship at Wanganui Aero Work! Hence the sudden desire for WAW aircraft in FS!
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Postby Charl » Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:19 pm

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Haha thanks guys! tongue.gif Sold the new versions a while back as I grew bored - luckily FS98 never sold, so I can still experience flight sim.........installed it a coupla days ago, having great fun!
Charl - I ask as I'd love WAW-schemed Crecos and Fletchers for FS98, but I've no idea how to repaint....plus the scheme's so difficult! BTW one reason I disappeared is because my work situation changed: I'm no longer "earning" minimum wage at Pak N Save, instead I'm now a month into a modern engineering apprenticeship at Wanganui Aero Work! Hence the sudden desire for WAW aircraft in FS!
Ooh we needed you on the spot a couple of months ago...still I'm sure there's something to come out of your stay at WAW.
FS98 - Well I can't wait for a screenshot!
Zac I'm pretty sure FS9 planes won't show up in FS98, but surely you can spring for a replacement copy of FS9??
It's a long-term investment y'know biggrin.gif
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Postby K5054NZ » Thu Oct 16, 2008 6:36 am

Haha definitely!



Been harbouring thoughts of acquiring a Fletcher fuse and fitting it out with FS9 or FSX............................................. winkyy.gif
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Postby bevok » Sat Nov 29, 2008 3:43 pm

Thanks for this AI project, and also for the great scenery, more airstrips please!

Here's my video tribute!



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Postby Charl » Sun Nov 30, 2008 8:44 am

Good one Bevan, you sometimes have to hold your breath when you roll out on those little strips eh? biggrin.gif

I see you sometimes get "Blurries" popping in.
The scenery objects in this package were kindly provided by Snowman, and the blurry fix can be found here.
This fixes the problem for all Snowman's many NZ sceneries too, so worth getting.
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Postby Ian Warren » Sun Nov 30, 2008 11:05 am

Great little movie , i like the mix of using the map and goggle earth showing your position then zooming on to it smile.gif
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Postby bevok » Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:20 pm

Thanks guys and appreciate the heads up about the blurries, I thought it was purely performance related although I'm running it on a good box. I'll give those textures a go!
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Postby Snowman » Sun Nov 30, 2008 2:42 pm

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Thanks guys and appreciate the heads up about the blurries, I thought it was purely performance related although I'm running it on a good box. I'll give those textures a go!


You will find it will also cure the blurries for any overseas freeware sceneries you have that use any of Sidney Schwartz's EZ Scenery object sets.

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Postby bevok » Mon Dec 01, 2008 12:10 pm

Yes that did the trick alright, I was so frustrated by my aircraft turning blurry as soon as I hopped in! Brilliant, thanks.

Landing at NG02 in a Tiger Moth

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Postby K5054NZ » Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:36 pm

Downloaded this today and boy is it good to finally have some ag activity at NZWU!!!

Gonna have to do some strip flying - and screenies - over the coming months.
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Postby Charl » Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:28 pm

Good to have you back, Zac, lots been happening...
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