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Arghhh, double engine bird strike! :)

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Hi X-Planers!

I was operating a Jet2 flight in the IXEG 737 yesterday and immediately at the point of rotation, I saw an amazing depiction of a huge flock of birds right in front of the windshield, followed by two loud bangs, a twin engine failure and getting her back down and to a RTO stop, within inches of the end of the runway!

It was a serious adrenalin rush, completely unexpected and good fun ......... but!...... I have limited time and had to completely restart the flight as my electrics were lost, along with all of the flight planning in the FMC, etc! :biggrin:

So, I'm trying to turn this feature off but whereas it was easy to find in XP10, I cannot find any parameter for this feature in XP11?   ..... Or was it a feature of the IXEG??

Either way, if anyone can advise on how to deactivate this feature I'd be very grateful.

Cheers.

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Try opening the file "X-Plane 11\Output\preferences\X-Plane.prf", search for the entry "renopt_deer_birds" and change its value from "1" to "0".

 

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In addition to the above:-

Failures>World>Bird Strike Always Working

and untick Set global mean time between failures

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Thanks, to both of you ...... perfect!

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Wow, X-Plane depicts bird strikes! That's impressive and awesome, except for the poor birds of course.

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over does it a little bit, not just a random bird or 2 but a whole flock. Must be Galahs they teh only birds Ive ever known that deliberately fly at your car, which is why they are called Galahs, Stupid things.

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