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FSXA Question for the experts

Discussion in 'Special Effects General' started by terence jordan, 23 Mar 2017.

  1. terence jordan

    terence jordan

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    Hi all, I am working on a project of my own ( a business jet ) and I want to create an engine oil diffuser effect similar to the ones seen coming from the side vents of the engines of the aircraft in this video . All previous attempts have been miserable failures. Could any of you kind souls please put me out of my misery either way. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Hangar32

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    The little wispy stuff at the back of the engines? There is a standard steam effect that might work. Attach it where your vents are located. I assume this is just for on the ground once the engines are started, taxiing, etc. You would probably want some type of setting tied to the throttles to make it appear and go away at the appropriate.

    If the steam effect isn't doing the trick, you are going to have to dive into the effects tool to make your own. I'd start that by opening the steam effect is in the effects tool , see how it works and start tinkering with it until you get a handle on what all the particles are doing.

    Oh…I'm not an expert but I play one on TV. ;)
     
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  3. terence jordan

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    Many thanks sir. Will give it a shot.
     
  4. terence jordan

    terence jordan

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    Hangar32, that was the ticket, with a little help from the fx tool, I now have almost exactly what I want. Thank you so much for your help.
    Regards, TJ
     
  5. Ronald

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    Great bird that Gulfstream G550!
    - What have you already been doing so far in order to create the effect right?
    - What kind of tools have you been using?
    - Can you post some screenshots of previous effects?
     
  6. terence jordan

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    Will have to post a video when I get home from work but you can view my current collection without that particular effect at
     
  7. Hangar32

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    They look great! Glad I could help.
     

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