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Engine Burn Out Test

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    Engine Burn Out Test

    I wanted to see if I could "blow out" an engine so I did 2 "tests"
    1) On runway with parking break set...max throttles for 5 minutes
    2) 30,000ft hold at max throttle for 5+ minutes

    In neither scenario did the ENG indicators turn red or seem to have any problems. I would imagine some warning/stress indicators might begin to appear, or even a flame-out.

    Are the engines that durable or is something not set correctly for me? My sim is set to realistic damage and stress damage turned on. The only damage not turned on is the scenery one because it will often glitch out and say I've crashed into invisible objects so for mental state I turned that one off.

    Max Halberstrand

    I think you would need to turn of the eec for that on the upper overhead. The eec prevents the engines from exceeding normal operating parameters.
    -Mike Iacovetta


      The engines use EEC (electronic engine control) that limits but not absolutely prevents engine damage. Turn off the EEC and blow your engines to your heart's content.

      I find this an odd thing to be doing to an aircraft.

      By the way, the MSFS damage and collision features are for game play only. If you want to seriously fly a high fidelity aircraft simulation you should turn off all of those and all of the pilot assist options.
      Dan Downs KCRP
      i7-10700K 32GB 3600MHz 3080Ti


        Pilot53 DDowns
        Thanks for the note about the EEC…I have only flown ever flown it regular with true to life FPs and procedures, understood this is odd but we are in a sim and Im curious to see the actual animation and how it’s I wont be getting fired nor receive a bill.

        Maybe I worded it incorrectly but I have no assists and full damage on/“real”, except for the object one because I guess there used to be glitches with scenery where it says you crashed into something even though nothing is there, maybe that’s updated now but never changed it.

        Max Halberstrand