This craft has the throttle linket to Slider 1 in order to have 2 times precision. -100% is 0 thrust and 100% is 10 thrust, so the engine is working over it's max supposed value.

I was trying to make bigger than normal plumes and found that if you go over 100% the plume starts to dissapear for short periods of time, increasing the duration and probability as you increase the throttle.

The screenshot is taken with 10 times the max thrust and the fire looks like small bursts.

I'm takin into account the stretching of the plume particles, the bigger the effect the more it stretches. But the lack of fire is not related directly to particle stretching since it doesn't happen always.

I know this is a not intended behaviour of the engines but with the introduction of custom engines and fuels this may cause some problems.

Bug Done Found in 0.6.9.2 Fixed in 0.7.0.5
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    7,061 pedro16797

    @AndrewGarrison :D

    one month ago
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    @pedro16797 I just added an exhaustScale xml option to the new rocket modifier so that will be possible, though it won't be accessible via the tinker panel.

    one month ago
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    7,061 pedro16797

    @AndrewGarrison could it be possible to multiply it by the tinkered size? That can be helpful for huge or tiny crafts to look nice (I'm thinking about Sea Dragon and model rockets)

    one month ago
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    @pedro16797 New exhaust plume characteristics are calculated based on mass flow, exit velocity, exit pressure, and ambient pressure.

    +1 one month ago
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    7,061 pedro16797

    @AndrewGarrison new plume is going to change size with the tinker size option now?

    one month ago

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