Strange effect when flying Fw190 A-8 with 30mm

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  1. looseleaf

    looseleaf Well-Known Member

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    It has come to my attention that flying the Fw190 A-8 with the 30mm addition when I fire all weapons

    the aircraft actually slows down considerably. Is this a bug or a feature?
     
  2. Red Ant

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    Mate, recoil has been a feature in this game for ages. ;)
     
  3. looseleaf

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    Not as much in other planes. The amazing detail is that firing all weapons I can see the air speed slow down considerably. I cannot believe that to be the truth in real life...

    other than the A-10 warthog.
     
  4. Red Ant

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    I don't know about real life, but flying the P-38 I remember usually losing a few mph of air speed when firing all my guns for a couple seconds.
     
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  5. rgreat

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    It's truth.

    For example single modern 30mm gun (GSh-30-1) have 8 ton of recoil force.
    That's like 10 (ten) Me-262 engines combined.

    WW2 30mm guns have weaker characteristics of cause, but recoil is still quite powerful.
     
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  6. looseleaf

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    Is there any real life data to show how much firing 30mm slows down the plane?
     
  7. looseleaf

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    a few mph yes, but to drop 100+kph on level flight just doesn't seem realistic.
     
  8. rgreat

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    P-38 weight twice more compared to FW-190a8/r8 while having a lot weaker armament.
     
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    Warthog gun is of cause much more powerful compared to 2xMG 151 + 2xMk-108, but plane itself is much bigger. With much more powerful engines.
     
  11. igpach

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    of course