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The fifth engine?

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Hi folks,

 

Last year we saw a preview that it will be possible the attached a 5th engine on the Queen, I didn't found this feature, is there any of you who know how to do??

 

Thank you

 

Michel

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V Pod Operations were only meant to be available with two of the three engine types on the 744.

 

Try all three to see which ones are modelled?

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I haven't searched for it, but have you tried the Quantas versions?

No,

 

Clue:

 

Qantas fly two very similar engine types that cannot fly the V Pod.

 

Try searching by engine type.

 

How hard can this be  :hi:

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Michel, Marc,

 

Load the Qantas RR (VH-OJM) livery, and go to PMDG Setup->Aircraft->Equipment - it's listed as 5th Engine pod on page 17.

 

No,

 

Clue:

 

Qantas fly two very similar engine types that cannot fly the V Pod.

 

Try searching by engine type.

 

How hard can this be  :hi:

Hi Steve

 

I know you're keen to help out on every topic, but maybe consider holding back, reading the poster's concern clearly and giving a helpful reply that will allow them to experience the product they've purchased to their full enjoyment? 

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I've seen a QF744 fly over on the way to Singapore carrying the 5th engine. It's a bizarre sight.

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The option is available for the RR type engines only.

 

It is more than a visual artifact.

 

The 5th engine planes have a different performance database. You ll also need some rudder trim to fly straight after take off due to modelled 5th pod drag. Enjoy!

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The option is available for the RR type engines only.

 

It is more than a visual artifact.

 

The 5th engine planes have a different performance database. You ll also need some rudder trim to fly straight after take off due to modelled 5th pod drag. Enjoy!

Thank you, and how to get it???  I took a 747 with RR engines but dont know how to put the 5th engine

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Thank you, and how to get it???  I took a 747 with RR engines but dont know how to put the 5th engine

 

I supposed you can do that on the FMC, PMDG setup options, after loading a RR equipped 747. Haven't tried this yet, but I will.

Cheers, Ed

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Excuse my ignorance but why do they do this - carry the v pod?

 

Easier to stuff it on a revenue flight than coordinate shipping it via other means. Broken plane at a destination you serve? Send it on a revenue flight under the wing.

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