Melchior FRANZ said: > * Jim Wilson -- Thursday 20 May 2004 01:46: > > Melchior FRANZ said: > > > Here's a small MetaPost file that I used to make the Bo105 rotor tacho > > > (which is totally made up; need some expert advice first): > > > > Check out: > > http://www.airliners.net/open.file/438320/L/ > > Hey, very cool. The best cockpit photo that I've seen so far. How could I miss > that. The sad thing is that none of the photos agree on instrument layout. > (I miss an ADF, btw.) Looks like Maik's rotor RPM numbers are off (442 RPM). > I can't make sense of the dual tacho.
The rotor can exceed the drive shaft speed (e.g. autorotation). Is that what you are asking? Those ticks are a "percent" of something, note that label "Percent RPM" on the face in that pic. I think online somewhere you might find a helicopter manual for Fly 2 that explains some of this. Best, Jim _______________________________________________ Flightgear-devel mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://mail.flightgear.org/mailman/listinfo/flightgear-devel