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RCDI

by VBF-12_Gosling (en) - Friday, 25 September 2020, 6:30 PM
 

Rate of Climb or Descent Indicator

A Variometer.  It is a barometer based instrument that has a controlled leak that allows it to measure vertical speed.  

Further Information: Wikipedia

See also: VSI

 

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RESCAP

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:54 PM
 

Mission type Rescue Combat Air Patrol: Same as HAVCAP, but protect rescue Helicopter.

 

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RIO

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:37 PM
 

Radar Intercept Officer (dt. etwa Radar Abfang Offizier)

Der RIO ist in der F-14 das hintere Besatzungsmitglied. Standardmäßig werden die Aufgaben des RIO von einer von Heatblur entwickelten KI namens Jester übernommen. Im Multiplayer kann der RIO auch von einem Mitspieler gespielt werden, sofern er auch das Modul gekauft hat.

Weiterführende Informationen:

 

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RPM

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:54 PM
 

Revolutions per Minute

Definition: Rotational speed of a rotating object.

Additional Information:

 

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SAI

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:54 PM
 

Standby Attitude Indicator

Additional Information:

 

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SAM

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 10:05 PM
 

SAM steht für Surface to Air Missle (dt. Boden-Luft-Rakete oder Flugabwehrrakete).

Weiter Informationen:

 

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SARI

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 23 August 2020, 9:50 PM
 

Standby Attitude Reference Indicator

A small artificial horizon.  

Usual functions - Cage, Attitude adjustment, occasionally ILS needles 

Further Information:

  • Wikipedia
  • F/A-18C Hornet Basiskurs (DCS) / Cockpiteinweisung / Cockpitübersicht / VI-R
 

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SAS

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 14 June 2020, 9:11 PM
 

Stability Augmentation System (dt.: Stabilisierungssystem)

Weiterführende Informationen:

  • A-10C Warthog Basiskurs (DCS) / Cockpiteinweisung / Cockpitübersicht / LK
 

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SCAS

by Rufuz (de) - Saturday, 30 April 2022, 6:52 PM
 

(AH-64D Apache) Stability and Control Augmentation System

Hydraulic augmentation, which consists of hydraulic actuators controlled by the FMC. The command augmentation system provides consistent control feel across the full range of helicopter airspeeds. The SCAS also provides automatic turn coordination for turns above 40 knots airspeed.

 

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SEAD

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 10:05 PM
 

SEAD steht für Suppression of Enemy Air Defences (dt. Unterdrückung feindlicher Luftabwehr)

Weitere Informationen:

 

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Shkval

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:49 PM
 

The I-251 "Shkval" is the electro-optical target system of the KA-50.  The image is displayed on a monitor in the middle of the front panel.  

Further Information:

KA-50 Black Shark Basic Course (DCS) / Cockpit Instruction / Cockpit Overview / FP

 

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SHT

by VBF-12_Gosling (en) - Friday, 25 September 2020, 6:30 PM
 

Select, Hold, Trim

A method of correcting small errors in attitude.

SELECT - Adjust the aircraft attitude slightly to minimise the error that is developing

HOLD - Hold this new attitude against any stick forces. 

TRIM - Adjust the relevant trim to minimise the stick forces so that the aircraft will stay on the new attitude with little attention from you.  

 

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SMS

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 23 August 2020, 9:50 PM
 

Stores Management System

The Stores Management System is accessed through a DDI page and allows the control of loaded external stores on the aircraft.  It displays a lot of information about the loaded weapon system and allows various parameters of those weapons to be modified in preparation for release.

 

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STAB AUG

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:37 PM
 

Stability Augmentation (dt. etwa: Flug-Stabilisatoren)

Die F-14 hat drei Flug-Stabilisatoren für Nicken, Rollen und Gieren.

Weiterführende Informationen:

  • F-14 Tomcat Piloten-Basiskurs (DCS) / Cockpiteinweisung / Cockpitübersicht SKL
 

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SUTTO

by VBF-12_Gosling (en) - Friday, 25 September 2020, 6:30 PM
 

Start Up, Taxi, Take-off

Primarily referred to the fuel required to start up, taxi and take-off from the airfield to a point at which the climb is established.  

It can also refer to the time taken to get from start to established in the climb.  

 

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TA

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:54 PM
 

Transition Altitude

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TACAN

by VBF-12_Gosling (en) - Saturday, 26 March 2022, 11:17 PM
 

Tactical Air Navigation, military radio beacon, similar to the VOR/DME used for civilian purposes.

A ground (or air) based navigation beacon allowing display of bearing and slant range to the beacon.  It has greater accuracy than VOR / DME.  

Codes: 127

Bands: 2 (X and Y)

A limited version of TACAN can be implemented in fighters allowing reception of range Information only.  

See also: “YARDSTICK”

Further information:

 

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TADS

by Rufuz (de) - Saturday, 30 April 2022, 6:53 PM
 

(AH-64D Apache) Target Acquisition Designation Sight

The AH-64A was equipped with a revolutionary new targeting system (TADS). It was designed to allow aircrews to acquire targets and steer the 30mm cannon using a helmet-mounted sight.

 

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TARCAP

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:54 PM
 

Mission type Target Combat Air Patrol: Protect friendly aircrafts engaged in an operation within enemy airspace. Same as DCA but into enemy Territory.

 

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TID

by kaltokri (de|en) - Sunday, 27 December 2020, 9:39 PM
 

Tactical Information Display (dt.: Taktische Informationsanzeige)

Das TID ist ein Bildschirm in der zentralen Konsole des RIO. Die Anzeige kann auf dem HSD, mittels eines Schalters vom Piloten aus, gespiegelt werden.

Weiterführende Informationen:

  • F-14 Tomcat Piloten-Basiskurs (DCS) / Cockpiteinweisung / Cockpitübersicht VKR
 


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