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Corsair engine spins up then stops

Postby rooman » Sat May 23, 2020 1:31 pm

F4 Corsair engine spins up then stops. What settings are needed?
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Re: Corsair engine spins up then stops

Postby dilbert » Sat May 23, 2020 5:52 pm

While observing the magneto switch in the cockpit, press "}" until it moves all the way left for "both". Crack the throttle about 1/4 open, Press "s".
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Re: Corsair engine spins up then stops

Postby rooman » Sat May 23, 2020 6:17 pm

Ok, i'll check that out, tks
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Re: Corsair engine spins up then stops

Postby rooman » Sat May 23, 2020 6:25 pm

No joy. It spins up to 1500rpm and manifold pressure of 40 then cuts out when I cut off the starter.
Is there a fuel cock to open or other engine electrics?
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Re: Corsair engine spins up then stops

Postby dilbert » Sat May 23, 2020 7:06 pm

Yea, it quit on me too. There is a fuel selector on the lower left console. Turn it clockwise with the mouse to 9 o'clock; and I think the engine will keep running.

However, if all else fails you can go to the far right of the overhead menu -"F4U" and use the "magically start engine" feature, and it will start and keep running. :)

P. S. Make sure you unfold the wings, if you want to fly.
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