DC Designs - F-14 A/B Tomcat (MSFS)

Product Changelog

F-14 A/B Tomcat (MSFS) Changelog
Latest Update: 13/09/2021 The below log shows all updates for this product since release: v1.0.1 - Enhanced autopilot system for complex navigation r...
Tue, 14 Sep, 2021 at 12:39 PM

FAQs

Manual
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My Plane Seems Uncontrollable At Take-Off, Usually Ending In A Nose-Dive?
If you are finding that your aircraft is uncontrollable then please make sure that you are using "Modern" flight model settings. (OPTIO...
Error During Installation (Long File Path)
The cause of this is because the file path name is too long for Windows to read (Windows has a character limit of 256 characters)  The best f...
I can’t do Mach 2 at sea level? The real F-14 can do Mach 2.34! Why is this?
No aircraft can do Mach 2 at sea level. Mach 2.34 is the Tomcat’s maximum airspeed at high altitude. It’s maximum airspeed at sea level is around Mach 1.2
I’m at high altitude and I’m only seeing 500 knots! This isn’t Mach 2!
Yes it is. Aircraft use Mach number above certain altitudes, not indicated airspeed ( knots ) as the air is thinner up there. 500 knots at 45,000ft is aroun...
I can’t pull 9G at 600 knots?
No, you can’t. The real F-14 Tomcat is limited to 7.5G and -3Gm and so is this one. The ACFS system limits G under certain aerodynamic conditions as per the...
Why do the F-14A Tomcat’s engines keep stalling?
The TF-30 engines in the F-14A were susceptible to compressor stalls. Under certain conditions, this could result in the aircraft entering a flat spin. Care...
The HUD velocity vector isn’t accurate, it should point where the aircraft is heading.
Truly accurate velocity vectors require HUD collimation, which is not yet possible in MSFS. Should the capability be added, the F-14s will be updated to mat...
I can’t land the Tomcat, it stalls before reaching landing speed / AoA
Switch on Direct Lift Control and ACLS for landing assistance, as per the real aircraft, and make sure your landing weight is below 50,000lbs. If not, you w...