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#4475070 - 05/22/19 06:22 PM Landing - Overhead Break  
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Hello!

I noticed that a lot of DCS pilots still do straight-in landings and I believe they're missing out, as joining the pattern with an overhead break is so much fun.

So I made a tutorial about the so-called overhead break or maneuver (initial and pitch approach), available here:

https://youtu.be/WxwtRTWfeE4



I'd be grateful to have your feedback so that I can make better tutorials in the near future.

Thanks!

Steinsch


Last edited by Steinsch; 05/28/19 02:40 PM. Reason: Link update

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#4475080 - 05/22/19 07:50 PM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: Steinsch]  
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The overhead break is one of the fastest ways of landing aircraft, in particular large numbers of aircraft. This is a good demo for landing a single aircraft, I like your precision smile


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#4475105 - 05/22/19 09:54 PM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: Steinsch]  
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Nicely done, with fantastic VFR cues for those new to the move. Welcome to this group, and thanks for your contribution of knowledge.

#4475133 - 05/23/19 02:36 AM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: SinCityJet]  
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Thank you guys for the feedback! And happy to be here now. :-)


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#4475142 - 05/23/19 06:06 AM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: Steinsch]  
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Learned. Thanks smile



#4475176 - 05/23/19 02:28 PM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: Steinsch]  
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Way over in Perth, Western Aus...
Nice video - you are very precise - do you use WH stick? And with curves added?


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#4475277 - 05/24/19 03:49 AM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: mdwa]  
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Originally Posted by mdwa
Nice video - you are very precise - do you use WH stick? And with curves added?


Thank you! No, I broke my WH trying to get rid of its "sticky" effect. Still crying about that...
I'm now quite happy with the X-56 with the weakest spring. Curves are set to 20 for X and Y axes.


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#4475278 - 05/24/19 04:39 AM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: Steinsch]  
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Thanks, again sweet video!


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#4475584 - 05/27/19 07:35 AM Re: Landing - Overhead Break [Re: Steinsch]  
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Still do this on Il-2, doing this as I hit a F-14 on landing despite LO saying runway clear.


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