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  1. F10 map Indeed I did. There is a new feature which I have taken advantage of: In the F10 map if you click on the leader of a flight, the steerpoints and nav are displayed on the theater map. Update: Nope, I tried it without touching the F10 map and still crash on closing. So that experiment is out.
  2. So far everything runs well in the first mission. When I exit the mission, DCS always crashes. It is reproducible 100% of the time. Sometimes is crashes immediately on exit and other times it makes it into the next screen while loading the results of the mission. Log from the previous 2 crashes are attached. Win 10 i7-4770 CPU 16 gig RAM Samsung EVO SSD GTX 1080 GPU Thanks for any help. dcs.log-20171226-201049.zip dcs.log-20171224-062643.zip
  3. I just loaded the update: (The latest). Now if I carefully trim up before engaging in ALT mode, AND over 20° bank it holds fine. I tried 10° bank and it was much less pronounced than before, but still there. :glare: Acchhh! This was my way to gather targets in the TGP. Sadly, no more.
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  5. Solution means mission editor Thanks for posting this. I too was in the same boat. After reading your solution I went in and found the Karavan in the mission editor. Then I just activated at start. I slowed their speed to 15 kts and everything triggered. Not in the same way as before, but it allowed me to finish the mission. Thanks again. :thumbup:
  6. Pretty thorough, Tweet. I used to fly a CRJ. It had 2 degrees nose down sitting on the ramp ( for reason of getting the main cabin door low enough that it didn't require a slide) so an advantage of dropping the nose wheel down early was to dump all of the lift. It did have a nasty habit though. If you bounced a landing or even skimmed it nicely and became airborne again, all of the sensors would indicate a landing and the ground spoilers would deploy. This does not bode well if you're back in the air--say 5 to 10 feet. The nose pitches down abruptly and the pilot response is reactionary. We pitch up. The only effect that serves is to drive the main wheels onto the runway with a good deal of force. It was ugly and the resulting comments from passengers was enough to keep the door closed during deplaning. :music_whistling:
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  8. Good Reads [ame]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/Close%20Air%20Support.pdf[/ame] [ame]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/A-10%20FAQ%20rev1.2.pdf[/ame] [ame]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/armyA10andAH64combination.pdf[/ame] [ame]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/Not%20Fade%20Away.pdf[/ame] [ame]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/Visual%20Aircraft%20Recognition.pdf[/ame] Here they are. The first is the JCAS and the others are just good A-10 reads. I got them from this community elsewhere on this forum so you may have seen them already. :thumbup:
  9. From the horses mouth We know there aren't any more tanks to melt, so... is it just precision guided bombs and Mavericks now? It's been a couple of years since I flew but the gun system is still the primary weapon. It is great for close contact employment. Point effects and high certainty where the impact will be for the JTAC. I have seen film of pilots shooting with less than 50 meters to friendly forces. Only the a-10 can do that. If not, what is the gun commonly used against these days? Is it more of a last ditch weapon and an economical weapon against soft skinned vehicles, or is it the first choice compared to PGMs? As mentioned above and it is the quickest weapon to make an effect on a target. Point, shoot, dead. Bombs require specific conditions and targets move. For JDAMs moving targets are impossible. LGBs are possible but not practical. Maverick is great, but the environment makes or breaks the employment. Clutter, trees, buildings, etc may cause the lock to break while in flight. Gun also allows for more standoff than a bomb at low altitude. Also you can hit 2 targets effectively in one pass. Mixing ordnance within the flight is also nice. Normally flight lead shoots to make and wingman drops a larger weapon on the target. It also helps for fragmentation considerations. Flying through a bomb explosion normally results in bad things happening. Oh, and see if you can ask him if they still use binoculars to search for targets, even with the inclusion of the targeting pod. Do A-10s fly low enough to ID targets on their own or do they exclusively rely on JTAC to point out targets for them? Binos allow for seeing color. A-10s can I'd targets, but ROE may dictate that is not allowed. Targeting pod is great for ID. Binds help too. In all cases for CAS, a JTAC has to have a target I'd somehow. It can be from an aircrew. That's all for now, thanks, You may want to see if you can find a copy of JCAS online. It is the CAS bible. It may be very hard to find as it is an official document. :thumbup:I have a copy of the JCAS in pdf form. If anyone wants it I'll publish a link to my dropbox when I get home. My Canada connection is not friendly with my dropbox account.
  10. He indicated that most of the work is with precision guided these days to avoid collateral damage. The guns were still employed often for close air support. I can ask him about the binoculars and get back to you. He said they used NVGs a lot. He told a story of a guy that had thrown his NVG case on the aft left console. It was getting in the way of his left elbow and he shoved it with his elbow. It turned something hydraulic off and he either landed gear up or ejected, I can't remember the exact details. I'm sure he was promoted. :smilewink: Yep, total loss of airframe after ejecting. 1996 or 1997 New York- I haven't been able to find anything about it, though. The TGP was used a great deal in the C. I'm not so sure about the A. I'll forward the other questions and get back to you. I just put the email out to him. Trev seems to be up to speed on most of this stuff anyway.
  11. Let me know if you find errors or would like to see something added. jpeg, pdf included as well as a link to the psd file if you want to make changes in photoshop yourself. It's not the best or snazzy, but everything else I've found has errors and is out of date. [ame]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/CA%20WindowsKeyboard-6.psd[/ame] This is current as of today 01/07/2016 CA WindowsKeyboard-6.pdf
  12. We talked for 3 days over the trip. He is available for Q & A if you have any. He was in the seat for about 3000 hours including several deployments from Kuwait onward. He was also trained in the F-35 (I noticed your sig). Most of his time was in the A model, but the last years and about 300 hours including tours in the Charlie. He seems amicable to help us. His last stint was at Fort Lewis as liaison with the army, writing CAS manuals and coordination. He knows what is still classified and is not afraid to say so--as I found out. I don't know why, but the document area where I posted a link is a big blank box to me. I'll try again here: [ame]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/VOL%202%20Suite%204.xls[/ame]
  13. We talked a lot over 3 days and he forwarded this to me: [ame=https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/VOL%202%20Suite%204.xls]https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48882875/VOL%202%20Suite%204.xls[/ame] It is a combat deployment syllabus that they used for proper weapon deployment on various targets. For reasons of mod checking, me thinks, the link is not showing just yet. Give it a while and I'll repost if necessary.
  14. You Know When You're Playing too Much DCS... My wife walks around the house and every now and again she says, "Terrain, Terrain, Pull up, Pull up!" :pilotfly:
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