Hey all,

My planes Redline on RPM is about 2700, but its reading 7500... !

I guess the new styrofoam, low mass / high inertia pistons paid off...

Anyone know why this might be happening?

[GeneralEngineData]

engine_type = 0 //0=Piston, 1=Jet, 2=None, 3=Helo-Turbine, 4=Rocket, 5=Turboprop

Engine.0 = 2.0, 0.0, 0.5 //(feet) longitudinal, lateral, vertical distance from reference datum

fuel_flow_scalar= 0.29 //Fuel flow scalar

min_throttle_limit = 0.0 //Minimum percent throttle. Generally negative for turbine reverser

[piston_engine]

power_scalar = 1.0 //Piston power scalar

cylinder_displacement= 90.3 //Cubic inches per cylinder

compression_ratio= 8.5 //Compression ratio

number_of_cylinders=6 //Number of cylinders

max_rated_rpm= 2700 //Max rated RPM

max_rated_hp= 300 //Max rated HP

fuel_metering_type= 2 //0=Fuel Injected, 1=Gravity Carburetor, 2=Aerobatic Carburetor

cooling_type= 0 //0=Cooling type Air, 1=Cooling type Liquid

normalized_starter_torque= 0.3 //Starter torque factor

turbocharged= 0 //Is it turbocharged? 0=FALSE, 1=TRUE

max_design_mp= 30 //Max design manifold pressure, (inHg)

min_design_mp= 15 //Min design manifold pressure, (inHg)

critical_altitude= 0 //Altitude to which the turbocharger will provide max design manifold pressure (feet)

emergency_boost_type= 0 //0=None, 1=Water Injection, 2=Methanol/Water injection, 3=War Emergency Power

emergency_boost_mp_offset= 0 //Additional manifold pressure supplied by emergency boost

emergency_boost_gain_offset= 0 //Multiplier on manifold pressure due to emergency boost

fuel_air_auto_mixture= 0 //Automixture available? 0=FALSE, 1=TRUE

auto_ignition= 0 //Auto-Ignition available? 0=FALSE, 1=TRUE

max_rpm_mechanical_efficiency_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on maximum RPM mechanical efficiency

idle_rpm_mechanical_efficiency_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on idle RPM mechanical efficiency

max_rpm_friction_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on maximum RPM friction

idle_rpm_friction_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on idle RPM friction

My planes Redline on RPM is about 2700, but its reading 7500... !

I guess the new styrofoam, low mass / high inertia pistons paid off...

Anyone know why this might be happening?

Code:

```
<Element>
<Position X="22" Y="95"/>
<FormattedText X="36" Y="20" Font="Arial Bold" FontSize="18" Adjust="Center" Color="White" Bright="Yes">
<String>%((A:GENERAL ENG RPM:1, RPM))%!04d!</String>
</FormattedText>
</Element>
```

[GeneralEngineData]

engine_type = 0 //0=Piston, 1=Jet, 2=None, 3=Helo-Turbine, 4=Rocket, 5=Turboprop

Engine.0 = 2.0, 0.0, 0.5 //(feet) longitudinal, lateral, vertical distance from reference datum

fuel_flow_scalar= 0.29 //Fuel flow scalar

min_throttle_limit = 0.0 //Minimum percent throttle. Generally negative for turbine reverser

[piston_engine]

power_scalar = 1.0 //Piston power scalar

cylinder_displacement= 90.3 //Cubic inches per cylinder

compression_ratio= 8.5 //Compression ratio

number_of_cylinders=6 //Number of cylinders

max_rated_rpm= 2700 //Max rated RPM

max_rated_hp= 300 //Max rated HP

fuel_metering_type= 2 //0=Fuel Injected, 1=Gravity Carburetor, 2=Aerobatic Carburetor

cooling_type= 0 //0=Cooling type Air, 1=Cooling type Liquid

normalized_starter_torque= 0.3 //Starter torque factor

turbocharged= 0 //Is it turbocharged? 0=FALSE, 1=TRUE

max_design_mp= 30 //Max design manifold pressure, (inHg)

min_design_mp= 15 //Min design manifold pressure, (inHg)

critical_altitude= 0 //Altitude to which the turbocharger will provide max design manifold pressure (feet)

emergency_boost_type= 0 //0=None, 1=Water Injection, 2=Methanol/Water injection, 3=War Emergency Power

emergency_boost_mp_offset= 0 //Additional manifold pressure supplied by emergency boost

emergency_boost_gain_offset= 0 //Multiplier on manifold pressure due to emergency boost

fuel_air_auto_mixture= 0 //Automixture available? 0=FALSE, 1=TRUE

auto_ignition= 0 //Auto-Ignition available? 0=FALSE, 1=TRUE

max_rpm_mechanical_efficiency_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on maximum RPM mechanical efficiency

idle_rpm_mechanical_efficiency_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on idle RPM mechanical efficiency

max_rpm_friction_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on maximum RPM friction

idle_rpm_friction_scalar= 1.0 //Scalar on idle RPM friction

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