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Old 01-31-2013, 05:18 PM
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Default Prop pitch in combat?

Do you ever use the 109s variable pitch in combat since it takes so long to change? Or is it just left at the course setting for everything except takeoff and landing?
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:36 PM
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you wont get the max out of the engine if the prop pitch isnt adjusted all the time.
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:44 PM
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Whenever possible I adjust... I don´t always have the time, but if you can have a quick glimpse at it, try to adjust.
As the 109 is an energy fighter, you can easily overheat the engine in a dive. Decreasing the angle of the propeller will also give you more speed to climb away from a boom&zoom-attack.

And one last tip: Try to fly by ear. If you can hear that you have way too much rpm, you don´t have to look at the rpm indicator. This needs training but is quite useful after a while...
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Yep. This is not an option, this is necessity.
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Sharpe watch AI fly an E3 and just observe the situation and the clock. I know they fly under different rules, but the pitch is used well by them.
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Old 01-31-2013, 07:12 PM
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That all makes sense. What seems difficult is that it takes so long to change pitch compared to props with just two settings. Practice is obviously a must.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:20 PM
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Doesn't a 109E actually have the pitch control as switch on the throttle? It seems that lever on the dash depicted in CoD would be impossible to use while flying.

This is an interesting article here
http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNe...tt-Bf-109.aspx
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