Author Topic: AN-2 Engine Failures  (Read 74 times)

bt103504

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AN-2 Engine Failures
« on: May 12, 2019, 10:08:13 AM »
Greetings folks. I'm just curious if anyone has any idea on how disable engine failures on the new siblings AN-2 or the octopus-g version? I know the standard response is going to be "fly it by the book". I'm just curious if it was possible to disable this feature?

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Re: AN-2 Engine Failures
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2019, 01:37:16 AM »
     Sometimes there is a panel with an option to disable failures.  I don't know ...  :-\

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Re: AN-2 Engine Failures
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2019, 12:32:38 PM »
The manual prop spin, cowls and clutch switches are usually the problem in the AN-2 and if not set as per the checklist: the engine will jam/seize after flying for a few minutes and there are a few more failures.

IE:
    Engine failure: Fail to do manual rotation of propeller (button 5): 20% possibility to fail after start
    Engine Failure: User sees message "Water!" after sump drain procedure 6 - 10 seconds hold): 5% possibility of engine, repeat draining to remove water
    Engine Failure: Engine overheat when conditions apply
    Pitot Fail: If airplane has speed less than 60 km/h more than 10 minutes (failure will happen in 10-20 minutes range)
    Lights Failure: If landing lights work more than 8 minutes (failure will happen in 8-16 minutes range)

But think you can bypass: Try this:

Go to the an2.ini file (In root folder of OctopusG_An-2). Open that .ini file with notepad:

[simconnect]
; version=
[an2]
failures=1   
[insects]
count=1
probability=0.60
slapsToKillMin=3
slapsToKillMax=7

The failures line: Default value reads:  failures=1 (which is failures on). Replace the 1 with 0 (so failures=0) and save the file. This should turn off the failures in the AN-2. Maybe!!

Hope it works for you?

Here is a quick vide on the AN-2:

LINK: https://forum.aerosoft.com/index.php?/topic/129083-a-video-explaining-a-few-things-on-the-an2/
« Last Edit: May 13, 2019, 12:52:13 PM by nbrich1 »
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