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Acceleration F-18 afterburners

Agent Orange Guest

When flying the F-18 that comes with the FSX acceleration package, how can one tell at a glance whether the afterburners are on or off? Can one tell by looking at the N1 or the ITT, or is there some kind of indicator for afterburner status?

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RadarMan Chief Captain

I didn't read this but check it out and I hope it helps.

http://fsxblueangels.com/FSX_F18_Manual.pdf

Radar

Agent Orange Guest

Nope -- it shows where the MMD is (which I already know), and the different engine parameters displayed on it (from top to bottom: Engine Status; Inlet Temp; N1; N2; EGT; Fuel Flow; Nozzle Position; Oil Press; Thrust; Fan Vibration; EPR; CDP or COP -- whatever that means; CPR -- I trust this has nothing to do with first aid; THA -- I don't know that this means either; two oil temperatures (AMAD or AMAO -- whatever that means -- and engine oil); and APU RPM. But it doesn't say anything about any clear indication of A/B status. But I think I have some ideas about what would tell me that the afterburners are on -- N1 and N2 would stay the same, but EGT, fuel flow, nozzle position, and thrust would all go higher. Is that correct?

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RadarMan Chief Captain

You'd have to check the effects cfg to see what they have set for the afterburners.

Radar

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