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kfurni
11-04-2004, 01:26 AM
Hi All,

Just got myself some Simped rudder pedals (at last). http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

My question is if I push my left foot forward I Yaw to the left pushing the right foot forward, I yaw to the right is this correct, it seem more natural to me to push my left foot to yaw to the right sounds odd I know but its like riding a bike pushing your left hand forward to turn right.

Any real fliers out there that can help.

Sorry if its been asked before. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/1072.gif

Regards Kfurni

Hiriyu
11-04-2004, 01:46 AM
The control behaviour you've described is correct. Nothing to stop you from reversing the axiis if it suits you better.

tHeBaLrOgRoCkS
11-04-2004, 03:10 AM
Actually your post has kinda solved one thing that puzzeld me about why some people find the rudder set up difficult to get to grips with but your 'bicycle' analogy has cleared it up nicely.

I never really thought about it like that but I can see why some people might.

I suppose the easiest way to explaine it is imagine that you are sitting on the bike with your back facing the handel bars (which in a way is kinda what you are doing in an aircraft)

http://members.eaa.org/home/homebuilders/building/interior/Part%201%20-%20Homebuilt%20Aircraft%20Interiors%20-%20Basic%20Cockpit%20Accommodations.html

found this while I was searching for a diagram might help some ?

Von_Zero
11-04-2004, 04:37 AM
to be honest, i've never thought about pushing the left arm, i always had the impression i'm pulling the right arm...

ELEM
11-04-2004, 05:39 AM
Left foot forward, rudder swings left, you yaw to the left.
Right foot forward, rudder swings right, you yaw to the right. Easy to remember and quite natural

kfurni
11-04-2004, 06:14 AM
Thanks Lads for the info I guess I'll get used the rudders, I'll keep them as they are.

theBaLrOgRoCkS, interesting read, thanks

kfurni

Heavy_Weather
11-04-2004, 07:04 AM
i bought some CHpro pedals but i stopped using them and went back to using the rocker arm on my throttle as rudder. anyone interested in buying the pedals?

TgD Thunderbolt56
11-04-2004, 07:07 AM
Kind of like a solid golf grip, get used to them the way they are and they will feel perfectly natural in short order.

TooCooL34
11-04-2004, 07:22 AM
Why this old thread pops up now?

Anyway, anyone says twist or rocker rudder is better than foot pedals, it's like saying CFS3 is better than IL2:FB. That's ok. some people have different standards. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif

Worf101
11-04-2004, 01:27 PM
When I asked this a month ago I got smacked around and ridiculed like a red headed stepchild. Nice to see I'm not the only one that had this question.

Da Worfster

Mackane1
11-04-2004, 03:25 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by kfurni:
Hi All,

Just got myself some Simped rudder pedals (at last). http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

My question is if I push my left foot forward I Yaw to the left pushing the right foot forward, I yaw to the right is this correct, it seem more natural to me to push my left foot to yaw to the right sounds odd I know but its like riding a bike pushing your left hand forward to turn right. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


Kinda' reminds me of the free-wheelin' "go-carts" we used to build as kids. You steered with your feet...one foot on each side of the front axle. You also held on to a rope attached to the same axle. Lotsa' fun and bruises!

Ahh memories...(my age is showing). http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

WTE_Galway
11-04-2004, 04:17 PM
many people when they first start RL flying training have teh same problem .. I am convinced its from using "go-cart" soapbox like devices as kids

a good reason to set them up correctly is you never know you may actually want to taxi a real aircraft one day

Tully__
11-05-2004, 03:26 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by kfurni:
...its like riding a bike pushing your left hand forward to turn right.... <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I still want to see someone pull this off. Try it sometime. Without actually gripping the bars and only using your left hand, very gently push forward on the left bar and see which way you really turn.

Schutze_S
11-05-2004, 04:06 PM
Imagine standing infront of your bycycle facing the handle bars?....with staberlizers http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif...a sort of plane mock up,where the front wheel is now the rudder at the back...negotiate a few obstacles walking forwards from this position...
and pushing the handle bars (with feet)to turn ..simple innit?
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

WTE_Ibis
11-05-2004, 07:58 PM
Heavy_Weather----
"bought some CHpro pedals but i stopped using them and went back to using the rocker arm on my throttle as rudder. anyone interested in buying the pedals?"
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Iwould be interested but live in Australia so cost
to get them here maybe prohibitive.
Cheers, Ibis.

WTE_Galway
11-07-2004, 05:53 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Tully__:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by kfurni:
...its like riding a bike pushing your left hand forward to turn right.... <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I still want to see someone pull this off. Try it sometime. Without actually gripping the bars and only using your left hand, very gently push forward on the left bar and see which way you really turn. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>



just make the example a four wheel "quad runner" style bike to avoid confusing issues

TPN_Cephas
11-08-2004, 05:16 PM
I might be interested in your pedals Heavy Weather, check the private message I sent you.