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  1. sdflyer

    P Factor

    I don’t know what you guys are looking for. Let go of controls and observe. Does airplane yaw and rolls? Try slow flight Vso + 5. Do you feel you need to give more right rudder? Can you use power for altitude and pitch for airspeed ? I think it’s just a basic things to discover before go to much into science. A lot of WW2 birds had huge powerful engines and 50 hours pilots could handle them just fine. Also remember in most cases designers try to offset prop factors by tweaking thrust line, placing empennage certain way and etc Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    P Factor

    P-factor is prominent during climb. What you experience on take off run in mostly torque and slipstream. Also there is gyroscopic precession that predominantly noticeable in tail draggers when tail is raised Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Taildragger version

    I tested yesterday some more. No problem with tricyle gear version I can trim airplane for 70kts with full flaps and fly approach hands free with 500 ft descent/ 2.5 degrees GS
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    Sounds (request )

    Really enjoy the overall sound quality in Pocket Rocket. However, I have few questions of perhaps future additional feature. 1. Will it be possible to add headphones like in TBM and make cockpit sounds less prominent 2. Will it be possible to add touch down sounds? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    G1000 question and G5

    I understand G1000 is tailored specifically for Impulse. So G1000 features 3 tanks; however, it seems it indicates odd value? I looked at aircraft manager and XP11 stock weight and balance menu both show different fuel values from G1000. Am I missing something? Also why is G5 always on? My G5 seats on the main. As batteries switch of G5 give countdown and shuts dow unless power button is pressed, then I stays on. P.S. I'm using lbs units for fuel
  6. That is interesting. Gotta check software version on mine
  7. It's primary PFD. STC SA01818WI. Certified as primary AI and TC. Legally speaking I can't use HSI but I can select HSI screen. Again services by Garmin just a little less then a year ago!
  8. II bought it from Chief Aircraft, STCed by Garmin and installed by legit avionic shop. Also G5 was serviced last year by Garmin once. Numerous IFR check rides in my airplane by different student never had an issue.
  9. Yes two interchangeable "flying" screens. I bought mine STC G5 when it just appeared on the market in 2016. I can switch between HSI and PFD screens even thought I don't have second G5 unit or GMU11 installed. Go figure
  10. I'm not sure how detailed G5 will be modeled, but there are several screens that can be brought up on G5 (in real life) G5 HSI unit requires GMU11 magnetometer mounted on the wing. I don't think think developers will go to that extreme LOL, but who knows
  11. G5 doesn't have anything to do with GTN. G5 uses any GPS source available (in real life)
  12. Did he have any input on flight model?
  13. Is it based on Thomas Dietrich airplane? Did he take part in development?
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    TBM 900 v1.1.6 Update Released!

    I was ok with ground handling before, but now TBM reminds me DCS Spitfire - super sensitive on the rudder. In real life (generally speaking) rudders have pretty good resistance which can be translated as a bit delay until muscle memory learn sufficient force to apply to get airplanes stabilize. Now TBM is bit touchy on my taste - feels more like Citabria or Decathlon . I would assume much heavier controls. But that just me.. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    TBM 900 v1.1.6 Update Released!

    Don’t worry G1000 is pain in the ass in real life. I like farming touchscreen the best! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk