DC Designs F-14A/B Tomcat Announcement & Discussion

You live in a world with other people and your “code of conduct” does not matter when it goes against the law. These other people made a product and they are not offering anything for anyone to try for free. You obtained the product by illegal means. Your purpose does not matter. You broke the law and committed an illegal act. What more is there to say?

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Irrespective of personal points of view, the code of conduct of these forums is very clear:

:small_blue_diamond: Illegal Activities

The Microsoft Flight Simulator Forums are not a place for discussing illegal activity.

Please get back on topic and no more discussion of “piracy”.

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Look, as a person involved in the development of the product you will understand that I am quite upset that someone comes here demanding answers after having obtained an illegal copy of something that I have struggled for days and nights for months and, I believe that I have earned the right not to answer any of your questions. However, I will not lose my manners or good manners with you: the day you get a legitimate copy, paste an extract of the purchase here and I will gladly answer your questions.

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At present, I only buy F15, but the store can’t buy F14. Have you submitted it to the official?

I am the developer of the F-14 Tomcats, and there will be no correspondence, assistance or anything else with anybody who makes use of pirated software, for whatever reason. There is NEVER an excuse, as there are many videos, reviews and previews of this and other aircraft to allow you to make an informed decision.

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Iv heard this plane is coming to the Marketplace, I got this from Just Flight and my god its a joy to fly in VR :slight_smile: If you like fighter jets this is the plane at present to get

In VR i have 1 little niggle tho with it…Both of your eyes dont correctly line up with button and switches, If anyone fly this in VR you know what i mean, Thats using Quest 2 with Airlink…You have to close one eye to know where your mouse is aming at…Hope this is fixed with a update

Also how cool would this be in shared cockpit (Hope we see this at some point) …Someone else sitting in the back as a passenger :slight_smile:

Just wanted to say its well worth the purchase…

PS - For the people here who use pirated software…Get out of the house and get a job and pay for stuff like the rest of us!!!



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I may have found a new hobby - chasing down live traffic flights. Naturally, it was way harder than I thought it would be.

Also, the VX-9 Black Bunny livery up on flightsim.to is quite lovely.

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So do I :rofl:

But sadly most planes disappear when I close up.

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That funny looking line on your windshield vr snapshot from the cockpit is your headset clipping with the geometry from the glass. I take that as a sign I’m sitting to high up in the plane and use the up or down arrow on the keyboard to fix it.:wink:

It looked fine in flight…Its the strange way right now how to take quick screenshots in game from windows key and print screen in tight cockpits

Thats what im going to do next :slight_smile:

Iv just downloaded this livery thanks for letting me know :slight_smile:

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Glad you’re enjoying the Tomcats! Yes, there is a collision border that is there but is not working correctly. I recently discovered that it’s a coding error in the Blender software I use to develop aircraft. There is a work-around so I’m hoping to correct this focusing issue in VR soon! :+1:

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Hello Dean. Great work. I’m really enjoying the planes. I’ve, however, noticed that they tend to steer left if ILS is used to land them once they’re on the ground. It’s not too big of a deal with my setup, but it’s definitely noticeable. The landing light switch is also obstructed on the right side of the cockpit, but I’m sure you know that.

Thanks again for putting these out. Can’t wait to fly more this evening!

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Thats great to hear buddy…Looking forward to this fix :slight_smile:

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So I may have found a interesting bug, but running tests to verify. It seems having the F14 folder in the community folder causes the Jet ways for planes like the 787 and 747 to not connect at all. I don’t know what causes it but with the F14 installed, it affects those planes Jetways some how.
It’s confusing as I wish I knew why a plane that has nothing to do with Jetways affects some planes jetways but not all of them.
Planes still function, it’s just weird how it affects the jetways.

Disappearing jetways has been a well known issue since SU5 even before the F-14 was released. Maybe just a coincidence for you?

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Top notch shots there, well done!

It is curious that you commented on this. You’ll see: the html5 panels share common JavaScript files used for all avionics. those files are usually in the official directory, never on community. And then, there are the custom ones, the ones that each airline, Garmin, etc. use separately. I have renamed those files the f-14 uses, so that no other aircraft can read them or conflict with them. I would tell you and I dare to tell you that it cannot be the F14 that could be causing this problem. it may be some mod or aircraft that is in the community folder, which has added modified common files but not renamed them from the base files. and the stock planes could be perfectly reading them because of name matching

Hmm I’ll look into it more tonight. I agree it can’t be the F14 from what you said. I just found it strange that the first thing I tested was removing new stuff from my community and it worked. If I have any other problems with the other planes, I’ll report it to general bugs then and not here.