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geetarman
03-09-2004, 09:40 AM
I just loaded AEP and spent an hour flying the 38 on-line. I really like how it flies. The only thing I'm unsure of is whether there is anything particular I need to be doing when flying with CEM.

I'm a little concerned that maybe the engines are not running at the same RPM, thereby reducing performance.

Any tips for flying one with CEM?

geetarman
03-09-2004, 09:40 AM
I just loaded AEP and spent an hour flying the 38 on-line. I really like how it flies. The only thing I'm unsure of is whether there is anything particular I need to be doing when flying with CEM.

I'm a little concerned that maybe the engines are not running at the same RPM, thereby reducing performance.

Any tips for flying one with CEM?

mike_espo
03-09-2004, 10:19 AM
go to http://www.mudmovers.com. There is a great tutorial on cem. Im gonna stop over there soon and check on the two engined planes. Only fly single engined currently. Heard alot of good things on the lightning though.

DONB3397
03-09-2004, 11:07 AM
To be sure both engines are functioning. Go into the "Controls" screen and look for the separate engine controls. It allows you to assign keys for "Select Left Engine" and "Select Right Engine," and "Select All Engines." The "Control Keys Reference" card in your box lists all the controls. It also offers Suppercharger stage control. See Mudmovers for the CEM tutorial as suggested earlier.

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Korolov
03-09-2004, 11:27 AM
Make sure you bind keys to select left and right engines and select all engines. Start each engine separately, then select all engines, hold the brakes and gun the throttle back and forth. Reduce throttle to 0 in order to even out the RPMs.

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geetarman
03-09-2004, 12:31 PM
Koro - thanks! Perfect. I guess I reckoned properly because I did bind L & R engines and both engines and nothing else. On CEM, should I bind the supercharger too or will that come on automatically?

I started the engines as you described but did not rev the engines up and down to smooth out the rpm's. I'll do that tonight

geetarman
03-09-2004, 01:49 PM
I also note that in the RL P-38L's, the aileron boost was activated by a switch. Is it the same in AEP or automatic?