The 2021 is almost over. I don’t know about you, but I have the feeling it has just flown by, a rather unpleasant déjà vu of the year 2020.
As the vast majority of the playerbase celebrates the 2022 as the year of the Apache, we, the few, look forward to that tiny bit of spoiler left by Eagle Dynamics in their traditional end-of-year video, eagerly awaiting to jump in the rear seat of one of the most iconic aircraft ever built.
In the festive period that close every year, many virtual groups and wings cease their operations, and will resume with the new year. Similarly, I decided to pause the usual work to focus on reading (mostly books about the F-4 Phantom II) and playing something more relaxing. Namely, I reinstalled ArmA3 after a few years and played a new DLC. This brought back a few great memories.
The bane of the old, pre-Hall sensors, joysticks: potentiometers wear-out.
There is not really much to do about it, besides replacing them or modify the device. However, in the case of the old veteran flagship stick by CH Products, the Fighterstick, replacing the potentiometers is a very short and simple job.
The Third Public Draft of VBSvI: F-14 Radar Intercept Officer is now available!
The final part of the “core” of this study proposes the continuation of the Timeline discussed in Part XII using the concepts described in the older part of the public documentation. FOX 3/1/2 means a FOX-3 launch, succeeded by a FOX-1, and closed by a stern conversion enabling VID and a FOX-2 shot.