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azpilot
01-04-2004, 03:56 PM
Hello,
I had some questions about guns\gunnery in FB that i was hoping i could get answered here.
1: what is the best convergence setting for dogfighting? I find that on the 190's the outer wing cannons(and to a lesser extent gunpods on the 109) shoot wide of the target @ the default setting of 500 M
2http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_redface.gifn the 190, does the convergence settings only apply the outer wing guns?(I thought that the inner guns were just set to shoot straight ahead since thyre so close to the cener.)
3: Why do some aircraft with wind mounted guns NOt eject the shells? I always thought that they would eject them to savethe weight of carrying the cases and the room of putting the empties somewhere. And lso,
are there any diagrams showing where teh spent cases were stored on aircraft like the 109 and Laggs?
{edit} Also, is there a way to get an aiming reticule to appear on the german AC that just ahve the glass blank?

azpilot
01-04-2004, 03:56 PM
Hello,
I had some questions about guns\gunnery in FB that i was hoping i could get answered here.
1: what is the best convergence setting for dogfighting? I find that on the 190's the outer wing cannons(and to a lesser extent gunpods on the 109) shoot wide of the target @ the default setting of 500 M
2http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_redface.gifn the 190, does the convergence settings only apply the outer wing guns?(I thought that the inner guns were just set to shoot straight ahead since thyre so close to the cener.)
3: Why do some aircraft with wind mounted guns NOt eject the shells? I always thought that they would eject them to savethe weight of carrying the cases and the room of putting the empties somewhere. And lso,
are there any diagrams showing where teh spent cases were stored on aircraft like the 109 and Laggs?
{edit} Also, is there a way to get an aiming reticule to appear on the german AC that just ahve the glass blank?

VW-IceFire
01-04-2004, 04:12 PM
On German aircraft press Shift F1.

1) Convegence is a subjective and taste based thing. I set both cannons and machine guns to a convegence of 250 meters...some people prefer 175 or 125 or 300 meters. Find what you like best...usually takes some time and practice.

2) I think the machine gun settings apply to the inner guns and the cannons apply to the outer guns (or rather machine gun is considered Joy 1 and cannon Joy 2). So they MAY be independent...I'm not sure.

3) I think it was a graphical feature not present on a few original IL-2 aircraft? Which aircraft was that?

- IceFire
http://home.cogeco.ca/~cczerneda/sigs/spit-sig.jpg

azpilot
01-04-2004, 04:17 PM
Thanks for replying! (and please excuse my rotten spelling in the original post)
i am not at my gaming pc now but i am pretty sure the 190's dont eject cases from one pair of wing guns.