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159th_ShallowG

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harrier
« on: December 01, 2017, 11:35:27 PM »
Anyone got it yet .... reports and screenies please please !

159th_Archer

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Re: harrier
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2017, 08:47:09 AM »
I bought in advance but I believe the current release is for 1.5.8 which is the beta? -which I don't have loaded btw.

Hopefully quickly to follow in the main sim!

159th_Scooter

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Re: harrier
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2017, 06:54:35 PM »
Looking into it now.

Edit; Yes, it is only available on Open Beta as of today, Dec 2nd.

https://forums.eagle.ru/showthread.php?t=196586
« Last Edit: December 02, 2017, 07:16:15 PM by 159th_Scooter »

159th_Jojo

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Re: harrier
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2017, 11:08:08 PM »
I have it and despite the fact I don't have properly functional simpit since moving, I've been flying it a bit. It's bloody brilliant but challenging.

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Re: harrier
« Reply #4 on: December 03, 2017, 01:38:28 AM »
Purchased it myself but been too busy drinking, partying and living life to the max. :-)

Edit: Let me know if it's any good. Might play being back in the RN during the Falklands Conflict.
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159th_Speckfire

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Re: harrier
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2017, 07:38:37 PM »
Freaking love it. It's taking me a while learning the systems. TGP etc....not same as A-10C

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Re: harrier
« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2017, 08:35:16 PM »
I'm really getting stuck in.  The misses is studying for exams so I'm getting peace to fly a bit. 
Need to get online and fly with others interested in learning the ropes.

I can do conventional landings and take offs. Short take offs, but hover and vertical landing is causing me issues.

Can operate the DMT and slave to Mavs and use A2A / Gunpod as well as basic dumb bomb employment using CCIP

I'm loving this wee bird.  8)

« Last Edit: December 06, 2017, 09:42:16 PM by 159th_Jojo »

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Re: harrier
« Reply #7 on: December 07, 2017, 02:21:42 AM »
Very nice, Jo. I could do with some tuition. Not even sorted key binds or axis yet.
« Last Edit: December 07, 2017, 03:50:32 AM by Axman »

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Re: harrier
« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2017, 06:38:15 PM »
I haven't figured out what to do with the nozzle pos. lever for the HOTAS. Using the pos. hat gives little control and I'm really at odds at binding the thumb stick to it.

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Re: harrier
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2017, 11:00:53 AM »
OK I got round to sorting an initial controls profile for this, and then watched a YT vid on how to fire it up. About got that sorted I think and then -obviously- I went for a non-briefed flit into the skies with her.

Rolling take-off and landing at this stage, it feels controllable and felt nice -landing wasn't difficult although I came it too fast and left some rubber marks here and there. Enthusiasm got hold and had a go at a STO which went supererbly -up till something like VRS happened and 'I altered the gear' and set sparks flying...

Need to read up how it's done now! Great fun so far.