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« on: February 09, 2017, 05:35:11 PM »

Just curious is the MACH gauge suppose to work on the F86 dash?


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Re: F86 MACH?
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2017, 11:14:48 PM »

Just curious is the MACH gauge suppose to work on the F86 dash?

When some modders will become interested in rework F-86 cockpit ..... once they'll finish it on individual version F-86,
then B.A.T. will be able to compose the result ?

When you'll provide enough texts and pictures for modders to understand what shape it is and what animation it does about MACH gauge , and also tell him how indeed it is needed for realistic flight in missions ,
probably your efforts will make modders motivated.


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Re: F86 MACH?
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2017, 12:27:27 AM »

Mechanical Mach gauges are not that easy to simulate.
They're also called "indicated Machmeters" since the reading makes certain assumptions.
This is what it looks like:

From the FAA:
Some older mechanical Machmeters not driven from an air data computer use an altitude aneroid inside the instrument that converts pitot-static pressure into Mach number. These systems assume that the temperature at any altitude is standard; therefore, the indicated Mach number is inaccurate whenever the temperature deviates from standard.

See a methodic description here:

See a machmeter while passing the sound barrier at 3 minutes+ here:

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