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tagTaken2
03-21-2004, 05:52 PM
Tried it out for the first time yesterday... lot of fun, but fuel mixture only seems to work on the Russian planes, even though the manual, and the various readme's indicate that it should be on most. Bug, or lack of information on my part?

tagTaken2
03-21-2004, 05:52 PM
Tried it out for the first time yesterday... lot of fun, but fuel mixture only seems to work on the Russian planes, even though the manual, and the various readme's indicate that it should be on most. Bug, or lack of information on my part?

ZG77_Lignite
03-21-2004, 09:22 PM
A compromise had to be made. Indeed most aircraft (US aircraft for example) did at one point have manual mixture controls. However, these aircraft historically had an automatic system, which was in turn manually adjustable for certain situations (emergencies etc).

So, seeing as how FB is currently unable to have BOTH manual and automatic mixture controls, the planes with with automatic systems are 'locked' on auto (for example Auto Rich on many US aircraft). It boils down to programming time/limitations. The same is true for supercharger control, amongst other systems. Who knows what the future will bring?