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neural_dream
09-20-2005, 05:02 PM
This is the 17th post in a series of topics on the Revised Cockpit Reference Guide that i am working on. It will contain all planes this time blah blah blah ...
The point is that i need your tips, suggestions and corrections for the easy-to-print aircraft guide that i am working on. To get an idea of what that is you may want to download the old version (check my sig).
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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-3 (`40-`42)
The MiG-1 was a high-altitude interceptor developed to meet a 1938 requirement of the Soviet Air Force. The prototype flew for the first time in April 1940 and at the time the Germans invaded (June 1941) it was one of the very few modern fighters that the Soviets possessed. However, it was very difficult to control, prohibitive for all but the very experienced pilots. When production reached 100 units the aircraft was redesignated MiG-3, with aerodynamic changes, fully enclosed cockpit, protected fuel tanks, an additional fuel tank, and attachments for rockets under the wings. In total 3322 MiG-3s were produced.
Maximum speed (basic/ud/UB/ShVak/AM-38/U: 505/515/515/515/545/550km/h at sea level and
620/640/640/640/590/655km/h at 7800m (3400m for AM-38 model).
Tips:
¦ At low altitudes (<4500m) the MiG-3s were particularly weaker and stalled easily. Their engine was optimised for an altitude of 6000m, except the MiG-3 AM-38 model which was equipped with a different engine and was optimised for low altitudes.
Armament:
MiG-3,ud: nose - 2x7.62mm ShKAS (750rpg/29sec), nose - 1x12.7mm UBS (300rpg/18sec), wings gunpods - 2x12.7mm UBK (145rpg/9sec).
MiG-3 UB: nose - 2x12.7mm UBS (350rpg/21sec).
MiG-3 ShVAK: nose - 2x20mm ShVAK (250rpg/21sec).
MiG-3 AM-38: nose - 2x7.62mm ShKAS (750rpg/29sec), nose - 1x12.7mm UBS (310rpg/18sec).
MiG-3U: nose - 2x20mm ShVAK (150rpg/13sec).
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Tupolev TB-3 (`32,`33)
In 1930, when the TB-3 first flew, it was one of the world's best heavy bombers (Tyazholy Bombardirovschik). However, when the Germans invaded it was one of the most outdated military aircraft in the world, both in design and performance. They were used mainly in the first years of the war and more for transport than for bombing. It was also used in the Zveno parasite aircraft experiments, with I-16s hanging under its wings which were detached over the target to launch precision attacks. In total 818 units were delivered until 1937 when production ended.
Maximum speed: 200km/h at sea level and 210km/h at 1300m. Range 1350km.
Tips:
¦ The TB-3 stalls at so low speeds that it can perform some surprising manoeuvres for such a big plane. Still, it is so slow and so under-armed that it has no chance of defending itself on its own or even in groups.
Armament:
TB-3 4M-17: nose gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), rear left gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), rear right gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec).
TB-3 4M-34R, SPB: nose gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), top gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), tail gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec).
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neural_dream
09-20-2005, 05:02 PM
This is the 17th post in a series of topics on the Revised Cockpit Reference Guide that i am working on. It will contain all planes this time blah blah blah ...
The point is that i need your tips, suggestions and corrections for the easy-to-print aircraft guide that i am working on. To get an idea of what that is you may want to download the old version (check my sig).
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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-3 (`40-`42)
The MiG-1 was a high-altitude interceptor developed to meet a 1938 requirement of the Soviet Air Force. The prototype flew for the first time in April 1940 and at the time the Germans invaded (June 1941) it was one of the very few modern fighters that the Soviets possessed. However, it was very difficult to control, prohibitive for all but the very experienced pilots. When production reached 100 units the aircraft was redesignated MiG-3, with aerodynamic changes, fully enclosed cockpit, protected fuel tanks, an additional fuel tank, and attachments for rockets under the wings. In total 3322 MiG-3s were produced.
Maximum speed (basic/ud/UB/ShVak/AM-38/U: 505/515/515/515/545/550km/h at sea level and
620/640/640/640/590/655km/h at 7800m (3400m for AM-38 model).
Tips:
¦ At low altitudes (&lt;4500m) the MiG-3s were particularly weaker and stalled easily. Their engine was optimised for an altitude of 6000m, except the MiG-3 AM-38 model which was equipped with a different engine and was optimised for low altitudes.
Armament:
MiG-3,ud: nose - 2x7.62mm ShKAS (750rpg/29sec), nose - 1x12.7mm UBS (300rpg/18sec), wings gunpods - 2x12.7mm UBK (145rpg/9sec).
MiG-3 UB: nose - 2x12.7mm UBS (350rpg/21sec).
MiG-3 ShVAK: nose - 2x20mm ShVAK (250rpg/21sec).
MiG-3 AM-38: nose - 2x7.62mm ShKAS (750rpg/29sec), nose - 1x12.7mm UBS (310rpg/18sec).
MiG-3U: nose - 2x20mm ShVAK (150rpg/13sec).
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Tupolev TB-3 (`32,`33)
In 1930, when the TB-3 first flew, it was one of the world's best heavy bombers (Tyazholy Bombardirovschik). However, when the Germans invaded it was one of the most outdated military aircraft in the world, both in design and performance. They were used mainly in the first years of the war and more for transport than for bombing. It was also used in the Zveno parasite aircraft experiments, with I-16s hanging under its wings which were detached over the target to launch precision attacks. In total 818 units were delivered until 1937 when production ended.
Maximum speed: 200km/h at sea level and 210km/h at 1300m. Range 1350km.
Tips:
¦ The TB-3 stalls at so low speeds that it can perform some surprising manoeuvres for such a big plane. Still, it is so slow and so under-armed that it has no chance of defending itself on its own or even in groups.
Armament:
TB-3 4M-17: nose gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), rear left gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), rear right gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec).
TB-3 4M-34R, SPB: nose gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), top gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec), tail gunner - 2x7.62mm DA (2352 rounds total/120sec).
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neural_dream
09-20-2005, 05:03 PM
Well? Any tips for those two?

The previous posts:
16. A-20G, B-25J: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/6491088853
15. LaGG-3, Bi-1: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/3521095753
14. Zero: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/6931052753
13. Buffalo, Wildcat, Hellcat: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/6401059653
12. Sturmovik: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/8461065653
11. Beaufighter: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/8461022653
10. Me262,163,He162,Go229: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/5111042653
9. P11c, IAR80,81: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&s=400102&f=2...801042653 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums?a=tpc&amp;s=400102&amp;f=2...801042653)
8. P40, P39, P63: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m...341014153
7. Bf109, Bf110: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/5031062053
6. Ki84, Ki100: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/9451054943
5. I16, I153, I185: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/2921071943
4. Stukas,He111: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/3011097843
3. La5,La7: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/9311023843
2. CR42,G50: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/5971000843
1. Ki43,61: http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/26310365/m/7311047743

hi_stik
07-19-2006, 03:48 PM
I know this ain't much of a tip, but it's damn fun to occupy the nose gunner position, then turn around and shoot the pilot, co-pilot, and the engines out. I laugh every single time I do it

Ernst_Rohr
07-20-2006, 01:16 PM
Here are a couple;

Mig-3;
The Mig-3 is a very poor turner compared to most Russian fighters, especially so at low speed and altitude. Concentrate on getting to altitude and getting your speed up in the Mig, it definately needs close attention paid to energy management. Flown as an E fighter with B&Z tactics, the Mig can be effective, it should avoid turn fights. The large wing area bleeds speed quickly in turns, and a slow Mig can be out turned and quickly shot down.

TB-3;
The bombsight in the TB-3 is fixed, unlike all the other bombsights in IL2. To be used effectively, it helps to jump to the nose gun postion to help align the plane to the target. The nosegun has a great deal of flexibility and excellent visibility to the front of the aircraft. Use the postion to track the target and adjust the AC heading. This is ESPECIALLY important when bombing at low altitude, as the fixed sight does not allow a great deal of time to correct due to speed and altitude.

When the plane is aligned to target, switch to the bombsight and align the controls for hight and speed. Lateral adjustments should be made by using the rudder, once the target is aligned, use the level stabilizer. When the sight is engaged, there are two lines present, a vertical and a curved line arcing from the bottom right of the sight. When the proper altitude and speed are entered, the two lines will adjust in the sight, there is a crosspoint in the sight that looks a little like a T, when the target meets the T, drop your bombs.

While the TB-3 sight is crude in comparison to more advanced sights, its still reliably accurate.

joeap
07-20-2006, 03:08 PM
Cripes guys, ND has already made his guide and not updated so your tips are nice but pointless for the guide. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

Haigotron
07-20-2006, 09:44 PM
woaw!

for a second i had though he made an ND casual entrance/return...alas http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif