• -NW-Jarvis

    CAMEL vs DR 1

    Thanks, Scud for locating this video and posting it.Some very good nostalgic information.Well done.~Jarvis
    Posted by -NW-Jarvis 2 days ago
  • -NW-Jarvis

    JG1_Hotlead's official Twitch Stream thread!

    Thanks for the 2 sorties, HotLead.These are good videos for the new guys to watch and learn from.Good team work on the first mission with Phil, Guymemer & JoKeR.The second is a good case of how a g...
    Posted by -NW-Jarvis 2 days ago
  • Hotleadcoldfeet

    JG1_Hotlead's official Twitch Stream thread!

    Yesterday's Bloody April campaign was a rousing good time! I got to fly with Phil, Joker, and GUYNEMER in SPAD 7 150s. The weather was very overcast, with lots of fog to go around, so visibility wa...
    Posted by Hotleadcoldfeet 4 days ago


Familiarization with an S.E.5a.

In evaluating the aircraft, pilots mentioned its structural durability, sufficient manoeuvrability, stability in dives and when firing machine guns, fine handling, and good sensitivity of controls at low speeds. When landing at high speed, the plane could not touch down due to its high wing lift.

Engine Start Up

1. Mixture: fully leaned;
2. Radiator: open; throttle idle;
3. "E" to start engine. (default key)

Take off

4. Lean mixture;
5. Close radiator slightly;
6. Advance throttle to full;
7. Small amount of left rudder needed to keep the aircraft straight.

Standard Gauges

Temperature guage (keep between 50 and 90 degrees)(middle row, far left)
Compass (centre)
Speedometer (middle row, right) (measured in mp/h)
Tachometer (top row, far right) (max RPM 2200),
Altimeter (bottom row, right) (measured in feet),
Clock (bottom row, left)

Max RPM: 2200
Endurance: (combat) 1h.50
(cruise) 3h.50

This Lessons has been provided with the great help of =IRFC= Requem

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