This has been fixed in dev for the SP
Thats very exciting !
I apologize if this is in the post already, but at 1622 posts, I wasn’t going looking for it:
I have been unable to map the Corsairs throttle to my Bravo Quadrant. This is odd as I’ve had no other issues with mapping other aircraft. Has anyone else had this issue? Is there a fix?
I don’t have a Bravo and I’m sure you’ve thought of this already but I’ll try anyway
Are you using Throttle 1 Axis? (as in, not just “Throttle Axis”). Also, the Bravo has TWO levers for each thing, right? Maybe they are fighting each other. Maybe make a new empty profile (just to test and see what’s what clearer) and ONLY assign one lever to Axis 1 and see if that works on its own?
Thanks for the help, but alas I have tried this already. I thought maybe I needed to map the throttle to all four engines (like was necessary waaaaaay back before SU3 I believe). Then I looked to see if there was another throttle variable, but alas no good there either. It saddens me that I cannot fly this amazing bird right now.
That’s weird then. I only have it using my Saitek X52 throttle but it works with the same profile as all my other planes which use that throttle as the input. No special binds required (just Axis 1, 99% sure) so that is really strange and I have no further ideas
Hopefully someone will be along with the answer!
All four engines??? The Corsair only has one…
Not this one, my four engined quad-plane Corsair…. J/k
But seriously, in Spad, you can can bind up to four engines, so I tried this option, thinking that may work; but it didn’t work either…
Blimey. Just imagine the pain with FOUR TIMES the torque to deal with
Are you binding it in the sim or SPAD? I’ve seen 1 other case with a corrupted profile. Maybe delete the throttle profile or make an entirely new one for the Corsair.
Oh good thought. I’m binding on Spad. So I’ll give that a try, delete the profile and start a new one for the Corsair. It doesn’t take that long now I know how.
If all else fails just try binding in the sim instead of SPAD first. I can’t really provide support to you using 3rd partly products. If it doesn’t work with default controls then I can try help you figure out your issue.
I just had a wonderful flight with this bird. No issues on takeoff or landing. A lot of power management was required on descent, which is accomplished by flaps. To all those who struggle, I feel for you, but it does take practice to fly this thing. It’s NOT a toy. Special thanks to MilViz folk (Osin, Colin, etc) for being engaged in this community. Your work and passion are appreciated.
I find that cruising at high speed causes my CHT to drop well below the green band. Is there any way to warm it up beyond closing the cowl flaps? I even ran it at war power for a while and it still stayed cool.
I’m wondering if it’s just not possible to cruise at high speed and perhaps I have to be going slower?
Also, the alternate air switch. When do I pull that out if ever? I always leave it in, which I believe = direct air.
FYI: We are working on our Service Pack and… yes, we’re prepping this for Xbox.
Thanks for your patience.
I’m a little bit confused… I’d have to consult the POH, but, typically, the only time you open the cowl flaps is to keep the engine cool during taxi and run up. For normal flight they are supposed to be closed to reduce drag and because the engine cowl is specifically designed to keep the engine cooled with them closed when flying.
I’m also confused why you think the engine would be hotter if you weren’t flying as fast?
Are you being sarcastic and I’m missing the joke?
This has always been a point of concern since release 2 years ago. However, I’ve never had an issue as a result of the apparenty low cylinder head readings from the guage.
Since there are no failures associated with the “0” CHT reading in the addon during almost all phases of flight, it’s one of the things I ignore.
2 years ago, flying the addon inverted at higher power settings, in either a loop or roll, seemed to bring the CHT into the normal range - temporarily.
But again, I choose to ignore the issue because the addon was, and still is, a superiour experience for me in MSFS. I bought this addon when it released on the Marketplace. When Blackbird releases their Service Pack, I inted to purchase it again directly from their website.
The Milviz/Blackbird Simulations FG-1D continues to provide me dependable (immune to Sim Updates) exceptional value - and it is worth twice what I paid for it initially.
Page 19 of the manual describes all this. It is in the aircraft documentation folder or alternatively you can go to the product page on our website and scroll to the bottom for a download link. I believe the alternate air has to do with the air intake for the engine if the other path were to be iced up or not functioning. I don’t think that is modeled.
Page 19 describes how to cool the cylinder heads when the temperatures exceed limits resulting from excessive ground or air operations.
I could be misinterpreting sOcks182’s inquiry, but the manual doesn’t state if there is any risk to the powerplant if you run at high power settings while the guage reads well below the “safe” green arc.
I’ll have to review the actual POH to see if it is dicussed there. Now, I’m curious for my own knowlege - even though I’ve ignored the cold CHT readings the last 2 years.