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ok, somebody refersh me...

 

is it Liters, Galoons, killograms or pounds of fuel in the tank??

 

what I've got is an aircraft with a total of 682 liters, internal tankage, and I keep getting bingo calls well below the range specified in the data ini. (which I've actually cut down a bit)

 

NormalMissionRadius=750

MaxMissionRadius=850

 

the BSFC seem ok...for a Napier Sabre...

 

here's the statements from the data ini:

 

[LeftWingFuelCell]

SystemType=FUEL_TANK

FuelTankID=1

MaxFuelAmount=341.0 <----

SelfHealing=TRUE

FireSuppression=TRUE

StructuralFactor=2.5

FireSuppression=TRUE

MinExtentPosition=-0.5,1.2,-0.3

MaxExtentPosition=-2.5,-0.6,0.3

HasArmor=TRUE

ArmorMaterial=STEEL

Armor[TOP].Thickness=5

Armor[bOTTOM].Thickness=5

Armor

.Thickness=5

Armor

.Thickness=5

Armor[REAR].Thickness=5

Armor[REAR].Thickness=5

 

[RightWingFuelCell]

SystemType=FUEL_TANK

FuelTankID=2

MaxFuelAmount=341.0 <----

SelfHealing=TRUE

FireSuppression=TRUE

StructuralFactor=2.5

FireSuppression=TRUE

MinExtentPosition=0.5,1.2,-0.3

MaxExtentPosition=2.5,-0.6,0.3

HasArmor=TRUE

ArmorMaterial=STEEL

Armor[TOP].Thickness=5

Armor[bOTTOM].Thickness=5

Armor

.Thickness=5

Armor

.Thickness=5

Armor[REAR].Thickness=5

Armor[REAR].Thickness=5

 

 

that's the correct amount in liters...but I don't think it's correct for "ingame" usage.

 

so, what's the right anwser??

 

thanks (or tanks!) people!

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kg -data.ini

lb - cockpit.ini

kg - drop tank

 

682 liters = 180.18 US Gal

Avgas 180.18 x 6.02 = 1084.68lb =491.92 kg

 

JetA,A1 1225.224 lb = 555.66kg

 

 

kerosene?

 

It's nice to have an aircraft fueling lic. :biggrin:

Edited by RAVEN

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cool! I"ll give that a try

obviously, each tank gets half that (245.96)

 

btw, Raven, in you abundence of spare time (!ha!), I wonder if you could whip out a 'special' 44 gallon RAF tank, one with a short plyon attached?

I know it's not even close to historical..but the Tiffy hasn't got ANY pylons for bombs/rockets, and I really don't want to 'fake pilot' them like I did the FW-190s (although, it is an option; I just reduce the rockets to 6 instead of 8/and or mount a rocked on the plyon)

 

screenie of aircraft in question (note the emptyness between the tank and wing)

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I was just looking at the data for the Tiffy and the Napier saber and at full military power range is ruffly 302.69mi.

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cool!

thanks! I'll check out this here tank, and see what gots!

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