A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

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A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by Bre901 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 11:34 pm

As Condor 2.05 now allows to use an axis for flaps, there is no need any more to program the Throttle Quadrant to simulate F/V keystrokes when the lever is moved.

The good point is that the lever position now corresponds exactly to the flaps position, which allowed me to make changeable strips to indicate the flaps settings :
TQ_Flaps.jpg
You can dowload the PDF kit here : https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rdkjS ... TkBJ0TaeSB

Print on an A4 sheet, preferably light cardboard (~200 g/m2), take a pair of scissors and follow the instructions.

If you live in a metrically challenged country, I guess it's possible to print with a different paper sheet format, as long as you keep the original size (no scaling)

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In no event will the author be held liable for any damages arising from the use of this kit or of your pair of scissors.
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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by Bre901 » Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:43 pm

Interesting, but :
- you'd have to make at least 3 of them (let's forget about the Blanik) as the number of flaps positions differ (Antares&JS1=6, Diana&ASG29=7,Ventus3=8) and Condor always uses the full range.
- the amount of work and technicity is not exactly the same :wink:
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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by janjansen » Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:13 pm

Yep, but I think tactile feedback is important and this might be a relatively easy way to have some, if you have a 3d printer and some springs.
Its not perfect, and you need different layouts for different planes, which is why I ended up using a "sequential shifter" for my simpit.

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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by timbaeyens » Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:18 pm

A tactile solution will also be quite a bit more handy (pun intended) in VR...

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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by Bre901 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:30 am

This kit is now hosted on the new webpage (together with the other utilities I wrote) : http://condorutill.pagesperso-orange.fr/
Please do not use the old Google Drive links any more as they won't be maintained in the long term.
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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by Bre901 » Sat May 11, 2019 5:47 pm

Following the release of Hangar Update 7, the kit has been updated :
http://condorutill.pagesperso-orange.fr ... ml#TQFlaps
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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by Bre901 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:34 am

I have noticed that I had over-estimated the lever travel by 5mm, which means that the last flaps positions are slightly offset.
Sorry for the inconvenience

I have re-drawn the kit, V2 is available on the website : http://condorutill.pagesperso-orange.fr ... ml#TQFlaps
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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by Bre901 » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:26 pm

Following the release of Hangar Update 8, the kit has been updated :
http://condorutill.pagesperso-orange.fr ... ml#TQFlaps
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Re: A goodie for Throttle Quadrant users

Post by Bre901 » Sat May 09, 2020 4:21 pm

Following the release of Hangar Update 14, the kit has been updated :
http://condorutill.pagesperso-orange.fr ... ml#TQFlaps
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