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Sean C 12-30-2021 04:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by tmccarthy (Post 2785333)
Have you tried adjusting the Norden Drift Scale Dial with the Mouse + Holding Down CTRL key?

That's a great tip, thanks! The drift adjustment is super touchy.

I think I was scanning through the controls when I found out that you can also make fine adjustments by holding the [N] key and moving the joystick left or right. That's the method I've been using. But I'm glad you told me about this because it will make it much easier to center the pointer if necessary.

BTW, I just discovered all the mods still available at Taff's website. Here's a pic of one of them which I've modified/improved a little:

https://i.imgur.com/lNidRL0h.png

tmccarthy 12-31-2021 04:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Sean C (Post 2785383)
That's a great tip, thanks! The drift adjustment is super touchy.

I think I was scanning through the controls when I found out that you can also make fine adjustments by holding the [N] key and moving the joystick left or right. That's the method I've been using. But I'm glad you told me about this because it will make it much easier to center the pointer if necessary.

BTW, I just discovered all the mods still available at Taff's website. Here's a pic of one of them which I've modified/improved a little:

Cool, glad that it worked! The Mouse POINTER + HOLD CNTRL (maybe a better way to say it) also allows fine adjustments to the Norden Altitude setting. Yeah, I remember it being super touch and ruining good setups if you tried anything close to the target.
This helped me a lot with practice bombing and getting faster setups on the Norden so if possible I could adjust a missions IP away from FLAK zones and also hopefully find shorter bomb runs.
Being faster and more flexible I remember now also trying last minute 100 - 200 ft. altitude changes just before the bomb run, hoping to dodge some of those 88's !

Your B-17 mod looks sharp:up: I prefer the green over silver for sure.

-Tim

AVGWarhawk 01-07-2022 09:01 AM

I still have my B-17 disc. It has been a while since I played. Overall I really enjoyed the game and wish it was built upon for a great sim. I see another is in the works and looking forward to it!

Exocet25fr 05-24-2022 02:37 PM

On the left top of the screen there is a box with following values:

TIME
ALTITUDE
SPEED
HEADING

Is there a command key to hide it ?:hmmm:

OK !, problem solved: Ctrl + H

Exocet25fr 05-26-2022 10:02 AM

A link for Mods download: :salute:

http://www.mediafire.com/?rwkwte0ps366h

Exocet25fr 05-29-2022 05:28 PM

I made a new texture ! :)

https://zupimages.net/viewer.php?id=22/22/fr3b.jpeg

Exocet25fr 06-02-2022 06:02 AM

New Reskins :)

https://i.goopics.net/9355im.jpg

Exocet25fr 06-03-2022 05:20 AM

B-17 RAF Coastal & RAF Night (not mines)

https://zupimages.net/up/22/22/9pio.jpg

Polak2 06-05-2022 06:35 PM

Great work!
You should post all this on the Miscroprose B-17 II Discord site.

Exocet25fr 06-06-2022 01:04 PM

B-17 new Skins Download
 
https://www.casimages.com/f/2ogPoxuOnYb

Enjoy !:03:

Exocet25fr 06-07-2022 07:51 AM

New ones,textured engines too !:)

https://zupimages.net/viewer.php?id=22/23/fpjw.png

Exocet25fr 06-08-2022 10:39 AM

Silver Checkered added :)

https://www.zupimages.net/viewer.php?id=22/23/15jn.png

Exocet25fr 06-08-2022 10:45 AM

B-17 new Skins Download
 
Replace the previous one, I added new skins and BMP images!


https://www.casimages.com/f/0ZuMzed9oYb

Exocet25fr 06-13-2022 01:35 PM

Error correction
 
I detected an error on the OliveYellow skin:

replace the B17H tail left nmf.tga
replace the B17H tail right nmf.tga

This following file replaces the previous ones:

https://www.casimages.com/f/sRC2QfDAqYb

Exocet25fr 06-29-2022 04:04 AM

3 new B-17 textures:

https://zupimages.net/viewer.php?id=22/26/8wyb.bmp

This Final Pack replaces the previous ones:

https://www.casimages.com/f/oLW3FOPLwYb


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