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XyZspineZyX
08-11-2003, 11:10 PM
With the patch almost released and the add-on to be released, I was thinking about the US box-formations in which the B-17 flew. In FB, when you put a certain amount of bombers in the Mission Builder, they all fly at one level. But the box-formation was quite different; the US bomber box-formation was like a stairway, with the formation starting at lower right and ending upper-left - or vice-versa. I remember that EAW had that feature.

My question is this; can we create this formation with the current tools in the FB Mission Builder, or do we need a new tool?

Sorry if this a stupid question, but I was just wondering...


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XyZspineZyX
08-11-2003, 11:10 PM
With the patch almost released and the add-on to be released, I was thinking about the US box-formations in which the B-17 flew. In FB, when you put a certain amount of bombers in the Mission Builder, they all fly at one level. But the box-formation was quite different; the US bomber box-formation was like a stairway, with the formation starting at lower right and ending upper-left - or vice-versa. I remember that EAW had that feature.

My question is this; can we create this formation with the current tools in the FB Mission Builder, or do we need a new tool?

Sorry if this a stupid question, but I was just wondering...


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XyZspineZyX
08-11-2003, 11:13 PM
its possible to do this with the FMB, but it would be a pain to have every plane at a different height. you could do something like have each row of 4 at a different altitude.

XyZspineZyX
08-11-2003, 11:34 PM
You can model the box formation just each flight have diff alt.
In FMB, line up pe8s like you drawing a tic tac toe thing.
Make one flight 100 or 200m above the next so on, and just pile them on eacother.
Takes a while to get right though, but its possible.
Will the b17 even be in the patch?
Woudl be so cool to have it flyable... just copy bomb/gun stations from crap game B17II. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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