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pupo162
11-04-2009, 07:11 AM
If i recall correctly both german, british american had 100 mils gunsights. There so if the enemy fills the circle it shopuld be at 100 meters away (more or less). The thing is that in the p51 the circle looks much smaller than the spit or the 109.

question is: is this an optical ilusion of some sord, or is the p51 a 200 mil gunsight or anything like this?

thank you in advance

pupo162
11-04-2009, 07:11 AM
If i recall correctly both german, british american had 100 mils gunsights. There so if the enemy fills the circle it shopuld be at 100 meters away (more or less). The thing is that in the p51 the circle looks much smaller than the spit or the 109.

question is: is this an optical ilusion of some sord, or is the p51 a 200 mil gunsight or anything like this?

thank you in advance

beNdeR__
11-04-2009, 07:35 AM
Remember that you also need to take into account the wingspan of the plan you are aiming at. When a plane with a shorter wingspan fills the reticle, it will be closer then one with a longer wingspan. For example, if you fill the circle with a fighter, it is certainly closer then if you fill it with a B-17.

pupo162
11-04-2009, 08:29 AM
my mistake: im supossing that the enemy is a fighter with 10-11 meter wingspan.

DKoor
11-04-2009, 08:44 AM
What Bender said... also take into consideration that when you line up a P-51, Bf-109, Spit or other planes on the ground, they are AFAIK more or less correctly modeled size wise.

doraemil
11-05-2009, 01:17 AM
USAAF fw 190 fits in the ring, its 150m

UK fw 190 fits in the ring, its 100m

Luft Spitfire fits, its 100

VVS FW 190 fits in outer hash marks, 100


USN zero slightly fits in, 100 m

Rising Sun -> Corsair fits one ring in from outer ring -> 100m

credit: dart

google " IL 2 " and " darts page ", the guy has a video.

crucislancer
11-05-2009, 12:21 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by doraemil:
google " IL 2 " and " darts page ", the guy has a video. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I highly recommend that video, and the other training videos he has, particularly the skip bombing one. I would hit 9 times out of 10 when skip bombing after I watched that video.

zxwings
11-05-2009, 11:53 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by pupo162:

If i recall correctly both german, british american had 100 mils gunsights. There so if the enemy fills the circle it shopuld be at 100 meters away (more or less). The thing is that in the p51 the circle looks much smaller than the spit or the 109.

question is: is this an optical ilusion of some sord, or is the p51 a 200 mil gunsight or anything like this?

thank you in advance </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

HERE YOU GO:

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/foru...283/m/2711041016/p/3 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/2711041016/p/3)

crucislancer
11-06-2009, 07:59 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by zxwings:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by pupo162:

If i recall correctly both german, british american had 100 mils gunsights. There so if the enemy fills the circle it shopuld be at 100 meters away (more or less). The thing is that in the p51 the circle looks much smaller than the spit or the 109.

question is: is this an optical ilusion of some sord, or is the p51 a 200 mil gunsight or anything like this?

thank you in advance </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

HERE YOU GO:

http://forums.ubi.com/eve/foru...283/m/2711041016/p/3 (http://forums.ubi.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/23110283/m/2711041016/p/3) </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

I remember that thread, it was very helpful for me when I was learning the P-51.

Daiichidoku
11-06-2009, 09:43 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by doraemil:
USAAF Henschel "Tiger" fits in the ring, its 150m
</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

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