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#1 12 years ago

The speed of the Submarine Spitfire in the vehicles section of the mods site is in correctly stated. I am hoping the speed stated on the website dosn't reflect the speed in-game if so it should be changed for accuracies sake. Either look at the wikipedia article for the spitfire (here) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermarine_Spitfire#Specifications or search google for the maximum speed of the submarine spitfire, then you will see for yourself that the speed of 536 km/h is wrong is should be more around 605 km/h. This would be a minor change as most other nations planes are still superior. If this has nothing to do with in-game speed you might want to change what is says on the Spitfire's information as to not mislead people.




Wooly_Bully

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#2 12 years ago

It depends what version is supposed to be represented on the FH site, it doesn't say. The specifications you provided are for the Mk.Vb




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#3 12 years ago

[quote=MisterHIan]the speed of 536 km/h is wrong...should be more around 605 km/h. [\quote] If you look closely on the site, it says max speed is 605. Maximum speeds were taken in a full dive from up to 30,000ft. The Spitfire was better designed to dive at greater speed than its opponets, so I think a speed 536km/h is more appropriate when flying in combat against enemy planes




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#4 12 years ago
or search google for the maximum speed of the submarine spitfire, then you will see for yourself that the speed of 536 km/h is wrong is should be more around 605 km/h.

Maybe 536 km/h is the under-water speed.:rolleyes:




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#5 12 years ago

Supermarine Spitfire, not "submarine" :)




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#6 12 years ago

I don't think it's possible to model "correct" flight parameters in the BF engine anyway. For the nit-picky types, there's the official forum for the various IL-2 sims, where you can get into fascinating multi-page discussions of the performance of this variant over that, and how the pilot's mustache affects top speed...




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#7 12 years ago

am i just imagining it, or isnt it widely known that if you arruractly model the real speed in-game, the plane stays on the map for all of 3 seconds?




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#8 12 years ago

You are not just imagining it. Speeds in FH are "adjusted" in the context of each map. I think the L4 and P.11 have the only realistic speeds :-)




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#9 12 years ago

You have to consider that a plane's top speed isn't something universal, there's a lot of factors that influence it:

1. The altitude - The higher the altitude, less air and less throttle in the engine, but also less air resistance.

2. The climate - Days with different climate conditions would strongly influence on the planes, even things like humidity or weak wind.

3. The way it was measured - Was the maximum speed based on a straight flight or a dive ? Is it with or without changes in the gas setings (the boosters i dont recall the name).

4. The engine condition - A brand new engine will not work as great as a slightly "softed" engine from a few flights, but a weared engine will have less power, also.

When talking about FH, we've tried to put all plane speeds as if they were flying at the same altitude, same weather conditions and mechanical conditions, so you may have some discrepances when just considering an abstract maximum speed you've found on some site...




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#10 12 years ago
Primo_ItchYou have to consider that a plane's top speed isn't something universal, there's a lot of factors that influence it: 1. The altitude - The higher the altitude, less air and less throttle in the engine, but also less air resistance. 2. The climate - Days with different climate conditions would strongly influence on the planes, even things like humidity or weak wind. 3. The way it was measured - Was the maximum speed based on a straight flight or a dive ? Is it with or without changes in the gas setings (the boosters i dont recall the name). 4. The engine condition - A brand new engine will not work as great as a slightly "softed" engine from a few flights, but a weared engine will have less power, also. When talking about FH, we've tried to put all plane speeds as if they were flying at the same altitude, same weather conditions and mechanical conditions, so you may have some discrepances when just considering an abstract maximum speed you've found on some site...

:agreed 5. The model of Spitfire. Always gotta remember that.




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