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  1. I just want to add that sometimes the OAT is changing in cruise and depending on weather app used, I have seen too warm temperatures high up. That may lead to a significant power loss.
  2. Fuel Consumption / Cruising ALT

    I suggest you open the load manager and in there is a basic fuel calculation. You can enter departure and destination airport and then vary altitude. That will give you a feel of what it takes to go from A to B. Further the delivered handbook has all the data for propoer flight planning.
  3. LY-AKH Repaint

    That is a pity that such nice livery cannot fly with pax due to individual country regulations. Very nice repaint.
  4. Flaps

    Andrew, as Mathijs has already mentioned, there is a difficulty to find the best compromise. I understand your point to use hardware levers and knobs, and I do the same. FS does not know continuous movements based on single button or key activity for flaps, cowling flaps or carb heat. An oilcooler flaps is unknown at all.. So as a developer you have two choices. You use steps, which may be unrealistic for a specific aircraft or program it without standard commands so that at least as activated by mouse in the VC work as they should and still have the available FS commands active for hardware input. So I live with steps on the flaps as they are fine enough to catch typical settings. And the cowling is a short change of view to the right and keep you hands on the control stick in a firm position. Oil cooler is mostly moved while still on ground and adjusted to ambient temperature and normal ops.
  5. heater and cargo door wont open

    Not sure on your comment regarding temperature control. Cowling flaps and oil cooler door do have an influence on the respective temperatures. It just takes a little while.... Aircraft status from flight to flight are not recorded. If you park and save the flight situation that should be the same when loading the situation again. Cargo door I need to check again, but it has worked before.
  6. Anchorage Professional DME Location Errors

    And from the actual charts you can see that the GS antenna are ~1.9 NM before the LOC/DME transmitter - for 07L as example.
  7. With Everts Air into Ancorage

    Just a vid from a visual approach into PANC onto 07R, with guidance of the ILS 07L and the NDB flown in Everts Air DC-6A
  8. It's a Russian aircraft...

    Did a trip from Salzburg to Innsbruck with a visit around the Zugspitze (highest mountain in Germany) in spring weather. Ceiling 3000m and flying max altitude was 3300 m, which is challenging for the passengers and the plane, but fully okay if you climb and descent slowly. Anyhow the AN-2 does everything slowly... Szenery is ORBX Germany South and LOWI. Aircraft is SP-ASR located at my home airport.
  9. Prop stops on final (Engine Failure)

    Undercooling is more an issue of descent with colder outside temperature and still speeds in the 150+ range. Once you turn final and decent to the runway you need to open flaps to 3/4 as with the low air flow and a bit of power you should keep them above 150C.
  10. Special request for Devs: CHT and CARB needle values

    Next version has a fix on CHT behavior...
  11. AN-2 Livery Request

    Sorry to be picky, but this looks much more golden than orange...
  12. Wow!

    Happy to read that!
  13. Update (WIP)

    At least the SP-ASR has the RPM indicator with just one finger. Don't worry about 100 RPMs difference.
  14. Comms failure

    You need to have the switch set to on AND enough RPM so that the red light goes of and on the AMP meter it should drop to negative value. Only then the generator is charging the battery and that is required so that the battery can provide enough voltage to the radio unit.
  15. Comms failure

    The radio dies when the battery voltage drops below 10V. Make sure you have the generator switch on - no red light in the generator indicator. I have tested it intensively and it works like it should. In case you forgot, if you switch the generator on, the radio will come on after a short while and will again fail within short time if you turn the generator off again. Generator switch is the most left on the bottom pedestal. You can check battery voltage by switchting the generator off and press the orange Volt button to display volts not amperes.