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Dmitri9mm
05-02-2004, 12:28 PM
I have now for some time been flying with complex engine management, and it really enhanced gameplay for me.
One thing is a big problem for me though:
I often don't know if the plane I'm flying has got a constant-speed propeller, thus demanding very little change in prop-pitch. Of course i know about some of the more well known types (Hurricane has got it, the bf 109 doesn't etc.)
But does the G.50 have CSP - well I just don't know!
I would be happy if someone could post me a link or give me a list of which aircraft has got, or more important HASN'T got CSP?
Any help would be much apreciated.

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Dmitri9mm
05-02-2004, 12:28 PM
I have now for some time been flying with complex engine management, and it really enhanced gameplay for me.
One thing is a big problem for me though:
I often don't know if the plane I'm flying has got a constant-speed propeller, thus demanding very little change in prop-pitch. Of course i know about some of the more well known types (Hurricane has got it, the bf 109 doesn't etc.)
But does the G.50 have CSP - well I just don't know!
I would be happy if someone could post me a link or give me a list of which aircraft has got, or more important HASN'T got CSP?
Any help would be much apreciated.

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Curly_109
05-02-2004, 12:39 PM
i don't know no links but want to know about that prop.pitch thing too... however i don't know if you know( http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif) that you can change prop pitch for Bf109's manually but first u must map the proper key on keyboard to enable it (after a few seconds on 100%prop.pitch on Bf109 you get yourself a fryed engine http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/35.gif).

i buy AEP 2 days ago so i don't know much about G.50 but he has changeable prop.pitch (at least i think).

however i find it very useful to map a keys for every prop.pitch (10-100%) and i map it instead of power engine management (so 10% is key "1" in my game control settings)

cheerz

Dmitri9mm
05-02-2004, 12:47 PM
Yes I know that and I use it always in dogfighting. I think it's a shame that the prop-pitch is on auto as default since there was no automisation on the 109. On the FW 190 there was a different system that automatically set the prop-pitch to match the throttle but certainly not on the Messeschmitt.
BTW this shouldn't be on the I.A.R. neither should it?

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ZG77_Lignite
05-02-2004, 02:51 PM
Actually Bf109's did have an automated system (fitted and retrofitted) after some time in 1940 I believe. What we have in FB is a very reasonable simulation of prop pitch, imho (of course it could be better).

I don't know of a website that has all the information on aircraft systems in FB, nor do I know all of the aircraft. However, I believe the P.11c now (correctly) has a Fixed prop, along with the TB3 bomber (and interestingly enough, the Fiesler Storch). The Bf110 uses a similar system to the Bf109. Most all allied aircraft use the more modern constant speed props.

I am unfamiliar with the Italian birds, but I would assume the more modern aircraft use a CSP, and the Cr. 42 and G.50. appear to use it as well. The IAR80 series seems to be similar to the Bf109, in that it is a simple variable pitch prop (not constant speed). Though I don't know for sure how the historic counterparts were equipped, as I understand it this is mostly correct (within the limitations of FB engine).