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|type =2 engine  multirole
 
|type =2 engine  multirole
 
|fdm =JSBSim
 
|fdm =JSBSim
|status =CVS only
   
|authors =Torsten Dreyer
 
|authors =Torsten Dreyer
 
|fgname = Hansajet
 
|fgname = Hansajet
|download =http://gitorious.org/fg/fgdata/trees/master/Aircraft/Hansajet/
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|status-fdm = 2
|ratingfdm =4
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|status-systems = 3
|ratingexterior =5
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|status-cockpit = 3
|ratingcockpit =4
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|status-model = 2
|ratingsounds =3
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}}
 
}}
 
[[File:Hansajet-Schiphol.jpg|thumb|270px|HFB 320 Hansa Jet at [[Amsterdam Airport Schiphol|Schiphol]] (EHAM) with drag chute deployed]]
 
[[File:Hansajet-Schiphol.jpg|thumb|270px|HFB 320 Hansa Jet at [[Amsterdam Airport Schiphol|Schiphol]] (EHAM) with drag chute deployed]]
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# check engine rpm approx 50%
 
# check engine rpm approx 50%
 
# switch on GEN1 and GEN2, warning lights in the warning panel go off
 
# switch on GEN1 and GEN2, warning lights in the warning panel go off
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=== Using the Autopilot ===
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'''Don't use FlightGear's built in autopilot dialog. It does not work for the Hansajet.'''
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During takeoff, after passing 500ft GND, engage the autopilot by pressing CTRL-A or flipping the AFCS-ENG switch. This will enable HDG HOLD and PITCH HOLD and causing the Hansa to maintain the current magnetic heading and pitch attitude. It is recommended to also activate the yaw-damper.
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Note: the autopilot only engages if the current bank angle is less than 6 degrees.
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Using the PITCH Switch, adjust the pitch attitude of the aircraft. Flipping the switch forward decreases pitch (nose-down), flipping the switch back increases pitch (nose-up). The pitch change is proportional to the duration of the activation of the switch and changes at the rate of one degree per second.
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Pressing the ALT mode selector button activates altitude hold. The aircraft will maintain the altitude it was at the moment ALT was pressed. ALT mode is canceled by operating the PITCH switch or disengaging the autopilot.
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The TURN rotary knob is for performing turns. Turn the knob clockwise for right turns and counterclockwise for left turns. The rotation of the knob is proportional to the target bank angle of the jet with a maximum bank angle limited to 30 degrees.
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Pressing the HDG SEL mode selector switch activates the heading bug. In this mode, the pilot commands the target heading by setting the heading bug in the HSI.
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Note:
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Radio navigation is not yet implemented and the Three-Axis-Trim-Indicators are not yet functional.
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== Development status/Issues/Todo ==
 
== Development status/Issues/Todo ==
* The autopilot is highly unreliable
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* The autopilot is stable but (still) incomplete
* The startup tutorial is broken, using the procedure for manual startup works. Hold the starter button until engine rpm is greater than 47%.
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* High altitude performance is unrealistic
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* Electrical system is incomplete
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* Hydraulic system is incomplete
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* Weather radar is missing
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* Many more
    
== External links ==
 
== External links ==

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