Reversed Costs of Immelmann vs Split-S

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Tom Ballou
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Reversed Costs of Immelmann vs Split-S

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Ok is it me or do others find it a bit weird than an immelman costs 6 while a split s costs 7! That seems reversed…

As you dive you gain energy, climbing you lose it.

If you assume a generic break turn on the flat and do 1 1/2 of them (reversing direction 180 degrees) the cost would be 6.

Now flip it into the vertical add one level of climb (Immelmann) cost 7.

Reverse (Split-S) it add one level of dive cost 5.

Just sayin
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Re: Reversed Costs of Immelmann vs Split-S

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I too think it is wrong. Strange, in the Algy rules, the costs are reversed, I think.
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Re: Reversed Costs of Immelmann vs Split-S

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You’re right. Immelmann 5, spilt-s 4 in Algy
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