More Throttle Levers!

Or three hint hint

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hahaha opps forgot about the MD 11

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.And the DC10 😄👌👏👍…

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@Flacky… MaxSez: “Throttle Levers” not Throttle Sliders my young friend! More fish will bite if you utilize correct terminology. Google is your friend! Good idea though, don’t think the platform can handle it, but you get my vote anyway.

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You have a seperate screen with more levers

Not sure I entirely agree with this idea but here are my thoughts on it:

  • Its a mobile simulator where screen real estate is already a problem given the current buttons/sliders and other info displayed on the screen. If what you’re wanting puts 2-4 throttle “sliders” on the screen, we now have an issue with seeing certain aspects of the simulator.

  • When I play IF, I’m generally sitting and holding my device with both hands. Using my left thumb for the throttle, and right thumb for the different buttons. However, while in cruise, its a bit more relaxed. I tend to use different fingers for different buttons. But, how am I suppose to taxi, takeoff, or land if I have to use 3 or 4 fingers just for the throttle. Essentially, its asking for me to fly one handed on a device. Imagine trying to fly with the iPad Pro 12.9" with only one hand. Think about it… 🤔

  • A compromise, if something like this were ever added, it would be nice too have as a “toggle” feature. Similar to that of the landing aid, airport names, user display names, etc.

But respectfully, as much of a great idea as it sounds, I don’t see a beneficial practical use. It would be great for simulating differential thrust, but the cons outweigh the benefits from what I can see.

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Like @DeerCrusher said, good idea but also a bad idea, first off it will take up screen space, this is a mobile simulator, just because you have an ipad and have lots of space doesn’t mean everyone has one, would be difficult for the developers to implement this equally for all devices that run IF.

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I think they would have announced that by now if is was coming:-(

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Like Extreme Landings?

https://goo.gl/images/G2xW56

Hahaha extreme landings has terrible flight controls ;)

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I like the idea of this, it is a feature that most commercial aircraft have.
The only problem is that it will be a bit uncomfortable to control more than 1 throttle slider.
If you are playing just on your device with touchscreen it will be hard but if you have a joystickk and throttle connected, it will be great feature!

Screen real estate makes this pretty much untenable. You wouldn’t be able to see much other than throttles and other controls. I suppose it could be done by narrowing them such that 2 or 3 or 4 takes up the same space the single one does now, but the you have the issue of needing really skinny fingers to manipulate them separately.

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You can put the seperate controls on another page like the lights

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737… If it ever gets added

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What do you mean the 737 only has two engines

How could you forget Android ;) And Amazon.

In all seriousness, I agree. Too much stuff covering the screen would be bad

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If not different throttle levers, a mixture and/or prop. pitch control would be great for such aircraft that have that function! Great starter thread.

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Oh yeh and Android lol

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Maybe on instrument panel and keeping first with only one for easier contol during approach

With global it would help with long distance flights. With realistic fuel… Should be fun!

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