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killebrew1
07-09-2004, 01:41 PM
What are your favorite planes in the game, besides the usual P51, Spitfire, Me109, FW190, Yak-3, Yak-9, etc.? Why?

Right now I'm enjoying flying the planes in the Finish campaign, including the Brewster, Fiat50, and Hurricane. Easy and fun to fly. I also like flying the early Russian fighters, just to see how they match up against the Me109, etc.

killebrew1
07-09-2004, 01:41 PM
What are your favorite planes in the game, besides the usual P51, Spitfire, Me109, FW190, Yak-3, Yak-9, etc.? Why?

Right now I'm enjoying flying the planes in the Finish campaign, including the Brewster, Fiat50, and Hurricane. Easy and fun to fly. I also like flying the early Russian fighters, just to see how they match up against the Me109, etc.

buggggggged
07-09-2004, 02:34 PM
I like early versions of the popular planesw. 109e4, so on. accept early hurri which stinks.

PBNA-Boosher
07-09-2004, 02:38 PM
I tend to favor the Yak-1, the Yak-1b, the P-36, P-38, and P-40.

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Dunkelgrun
07-09-2004, 03:04 PM
Bf110, He111, Me262, Me163, Gloster Gladiator (J8A).
I love the bombers and most a/c with two engines because you can see where you're going http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif, the Me163 has always been a favourite since I first saw one many years ago, and the Gladiator is fun to fly; **** to shoot anything with though.
Cheers!

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Jaws2002
07-09-2004, 04:03 PM
I love the little blue mean thing: http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/59.gif http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/88.gif


http://img78.photobucket.com/albums/v258/<FA>Jaws/IAR81cRom_navy.jpg

http://img78.photobucket.com/albums/v258/<FA>Jaws/Uber2sm.jpg

crazyivan1970
07-09-2004, 04:15 PM
P-38 and BF110 both are awesome.

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Kozhedub: In combat potential, the Yak-3, La-7 and La-9 fighters were indisputably superior to the Bf-109s and Fw-190s. But, as they say, no matter how good the violin may be, much depends on the violinist. I always felt respect for an enemy pilot whose plane I failed to down.

Locust_
07-09-2004, 04:19 PM
Bombing you into the stoneage be sure http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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I also Like Ivans choices

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LStarosta
07-09-2004, 04:59 PM
Too many to name.. P.11, He111, Brewster, Hurricanes....

Also the obvious, P40, P47, P51 (B variant is special to me), P38 (somewhat), Fw190 (Like the Antons a little more due to fighterbombing capabilities), and the Spitfire (though I don't like it nearly as much as I like the P51 in the game).

I am an easy going guy when it comes to planes, and I love to take them all out for a spin. I enjoy the simple pleasure of flying a beautifully designed aircraft.

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WUAF_Badsight
07-09-2004, 05:03 PM
Bah , Ivan has too many wingmen backing his Lightning up !

i love Emils

against Spit Vs is super tuff , am really hopeing we get the Mk1 Spit into FB

also love to fly Hurricanes & Sturmoviks

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Skullin
07-09-2004, 05:09 PM
Always had a soft spot for the Mig's, but the paper armor makes it tough... always enjoyed the P-39 & P-40 too....

Of course, when it's for "real", i fly my
109G-2 or the 109G-6A/S http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

F19_Olli72
07-09-2004, 05:15 PM
Fiat G50, Bf110 of course J8 and the Cr42 are nice too.

I hope we get the Macchis soon http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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Von_Zero
07-09-2004, 05:19 PM
Beside the 109 (up to G6 - that one included)wich was, is, and always be the love of my life http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/11.gif, since AEP, I really started to enjoy flying IAR-81c and Bf-110.
>Why?
Cuz the 109 has everything you may want (that if you can master it as it should)
Cuz the IAR is terribly nimbe, and can face almost anything resonably, despite the fact that it's underpowered.And because i'm Romanian, and i get an extraordinary feeling hen flying that bird.
The 110 because I it gives me another great feeling, especialy on Gattack, when you dive on a truck column and sweep everything with one looooong burst.Yum, yum... http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/784.gif
And if we will get it flyable, most probably the Hs-129 will be another joyride for moi.

heywooood
07-09-2004, 05:42 PM
lately - Cr42



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crazyivan1970
07-09-2004, 05:54 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by WUAF_Badsight:
Bah , Ivan has too many wingmen backing his Lightning up !
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Still in pain after that COOP Badsight http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/mockface.gif

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Kozhedub: In combat potential, the Yak-3, La-7 and La-9 fighters were indisputably superior to the Bf-109s and Fw-190s. But, as they say, no matter how good the violin may be, much depends on the violinist. I always felt respect for an enemy pilot whose plane I failed to down.

p1ngu666
07-09-2004, 06:03 PM
got a softspot for anything british
mossie and swordfish http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
also anything russian or from a non standard country http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

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moeburn
07-09-2004, 06:06 PM
The Pe-2FT, unfortunately...

Damn i wish that plane was flyable http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Agamemnon22
07-09-2004, 06:16 PM
moeburn: soon http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

I used to fly 109G6 exclusively, but got bored of fighting so now I fly 110's and P-38's in ground attack role when possible. Also to relax I load up a Gladiator vs. a really big bomber and spray away http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif. It's fun taking down big things with those .303's. I've gotten a He111Z, Me323, TB-3, etc... but haven't managed to down a B17 yet http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

moeburn
07-09-2004, 06:33 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> moeburn: soon <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

When SentryStudios said "soon" when they were asked about the release of INFiltration 2.9, it turned out to be 3 years.

Don't ever tell me "soon".
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>I used to fly 109G6 exclusively, but got bored of fighting so now I fly 110's and P-38's in ground attack role when possible. Also to relax I load up a Gladiator vs. a really big bomber and spray away . It's fun taking down big things with those .303's. I've gotten a He111Z, Me323, TB-3, etc... but haven't managed to down a B17 yet <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Yeah, I do that all the time, much fun http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif I'll agree with you, those b17s are really tough. If you're up for a real challenge, try dropping bombs on all those planes you mentioned

Agamemnon22
07-09-2004, 06:37 PM
"Don't ever tell me "soon"".

lol, ok then.

Bombs you say.... actually I've been trying (unsuccessfuly) to napalm planes with the Il-2.

Farkitt_
07-09-2004, 09:08 PM
I love the Hurrican Mk 1 to bits, she's my main flyer. I'm a big fan of the 109, especailly Emils. The J8A is abit of fun sometimes, and i'm just now trying to come to terms with the He-111 as a level bomber.

I am most looking Forward to seeing the Mosquito Come into the game, along with the Ju-88.

I can't say i'm much of a fan of the ruski stuff, and i havn't really had any great revelations with a yankee plane yet either.

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wayno7777
07-09-2004, 10:28 PM
I'd like to try the Me-410 Zerstroyer, the Mossie, and the Tempest. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_cool.gif As for in game flyables, I've been playing with the Me-163, the A6M2+5, the Lightnings and Ta-152's. I still love the Hurri and the Emils. Used to fly for both sides in EAW. Loved those camps.

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woofiedog
07-09-2004, 10:59 PM
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-happy.gifHurricane with the 20mm Cannons a bit slow... but has FirePower to Flame any thing in the Skies!
The Mig series Great early Battle aircraft for higher altitudes.
http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-surprised.gifThe Bi-Planes... Great for online fighting Action.
Fiat 50 another Great early Battles Fighter... but it takes a bit more of the Ammo Supply to do a Take Down.
So many to chose from! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/11.gif

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Slight9999
07-09-2004, 11:04 PM
If it has Hawker Hurricane in the title - then its my favorite one!

Vladimir_No2
07-09-2004, 11:11 PM
I love the P.11c and the J8A. Even though the P.11 is usually classified as a "newb" plane, I find it more difficult use. I love these aircraft because they match my fighting style perfectly.

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p1ngu666
07-10-2004, 08:50 AM
p11 is alot crapper since aces came out http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

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bun-bun195333
07-10-2004, 10:12 AM
For diving on the enemy - P-47
Turning and burning - P-40
Killing I-16's - B-239

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S1.Tempest
07-10-2004, 10:39 AM
BREWSTER! And Hurri mk1. And the best biplane Cladiator... and Tempest.

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KGr.HH-Sunburst
07-10-2004, 11:14 AM
hhhm mainly He111 Stuka's and Emils and P40 http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
i love the early war stuff

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GAU-8
07-10-2004, 11:17 AM
YAK 9 K

thats all you need.

Vladimir_No2
07-10-2004, 04:07 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by p1ngu666:
p11 is alot crapper since aces came out<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
It still kills enemies, hence I still fly it.

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VF-17_Jolly
07-10-2004, 04:40 PM
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http://www.wpafb.af.mil/museum/research/p47-5.jpg

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JG7_Rall
07-10-2004, 05:08 PM
190's, I like the antons but enjoy flying the dora's more. I also like the G6/AS and have come to love the Jug as well.

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Mitlov47
07-11-2004, 02:23 AM
For Red, I'm a big fan of the P-63 and P-38.

For Blue, I'm a big fan of the Dora and the BF-110.

EDIT--the "and why."

First off, I like my planes to have "character." Can't put a finger on what that is, but it's necessary. All four of these planes have character. Planes like the LA-7 and Ki-84 are in some ways more capable, but they strike me as "bland" when I fly them.

I like the P-63 because of it's massive speed and hugely powerful cannon. The handling is funny and the aiming is awkward (especially against fighers), but it has its moments and it's terrible at nothing. And it sounds awesome, and looks kinda cool in an ugly, awkward way (like the Russian landlord's daughter in Spiderman II).

The P-38 is an awesome attack aircraft, with good speed and truly sick payload. Two 1000-lb bombs, ten HVARs, four Brownings and a 20mm...yeah. And it was my favorite plane in Aces of the Pacific, so I've got some nostalgia.

The Dora has fantastic guns (and unlimited ammo), as well as great speed when Eimgonnageta Notherbeer is activated. It's just a pleasure to fly, even when alone. And I love busting bombers in it.

The BF-110 has that amazing gunpod. Nuff said.

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[This message was edited by Mitlov47 on Sun July 11 2004 at 01:38 AM.]

TheGozr
07-11-2004, 02:46 AM
I16's all early are fun.

If i had to get a plane in RL on my garage would be an Injected turbo I16. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

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BS87
07-11-2004, 03:16 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Mitlov47:
Eimgonnageta Notherbeer
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

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Jenny_B
07-11-2004, 08:38 AM
I love the ability to fly the somewhat unsexy planes, that no other sim bothers to model. The ungainly TB-3 is great fun in a perverted sort of way, especially in career mode when you try to make it home to base on 2 engines, struggling to keep your altitude loss at a minimum.

Plunging towards your target, perpendicular to mother earth in the slow and ugly Stuka with the sirens howling is another favourite.

--Jenny

Texas LongHorn
07-11-2004, 08:58 AM
Hey Guys, an interesting thread. I always fly the 109 F2 in campaigns, but am a big Brewster fan in the QMB. I swear the Buff must have the fastest roll-rate of any fighter in the game. All the best, LongHorn

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Friendly_flyer
07-11-2004, 09:17 AM
The I-185 is a blast to fly. She handles so ... effortlessly. She is the absolutely first choice when flying so low you occasionally bumps into bushes on the Kuban or Crimean maps against numerous enemies.

Fly friendly!

Petter B¸ckman
Norway

ASM 1
07-11-2004, 10:02 AM
guess? http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gifhttp://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif starts with TA and ends in 152! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Also like the J8 - lots of fun. Me 163 is a hoot too http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

S!

Andrew

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LuckyBoy1
07-11-2004, 10:30 AM
Oddly enough, I like the game's namesake plane, the IL-2 along with TB-3's in coops where you dogfight with them or have the planes hanging under their wings. P-11's were great and now, well, a mixed bag but still fun.

Now with more fiber! It is newer & and even more improved! It's Luckyboy's Guide For Complete Users!...

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civildog
07-14-2004, 10:19 PM
Here's my favorite. It's durable and well armed with a big cannon.
Maye not as fast as a Mustang, but I like that it takes finesse to fly it. And did I mention the cannon?
http://mysite.verizon.net/res8t88p/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/.pond/5814.jpg.w560h420.jpg

Though for the high altitude interceptor type of thing the Mustang is pretty acceptable.
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WTE_Galway
07-15-2004, 02:10 AM
persoanlly i spend most of my time offline in either the Emil or the Gladiator

Mitlov47
07-15-2004, 02:46 AM
My new favorite plane (I'm a complete plane-****) is the Stuka. Dive-bombing is awesome fun, and a remarkably effective way to accurately deliver a bomb. Pity there's only one playable dive-bomber in FB/AEP.

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File_404
07-15-2004, 03:11 AM
Red side: Hurricane MkI, P51 B, IL2, YAK 9
Blue side: early 109s, G 50 (waiting for the MC 202)

Nanuk66
07-15-2004, 03:24 AM
Personally, and being British, it has to be the Spitfire. I hate the hurricane as it is atm.

Im also a bit of a plane ****, and dont believe in only flying one or 2 planes all the time.

I have other affections for the Anton FW's, The G2 & F4 109's, LAgg 3's, P63's.

And when i just cba and just wanna pound stuff i enjoy gettin in a HE-111, 110's, P38's and stukas.

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The word is 'Lose' not 'Loose'. e.g.
That IL2 is gonna lose the fight against that 109.
That IL2's wing looks loose, its gonna fall off.
If i dive too vertically i will lose my wing. k thx.
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gombal40
07-15-2004, 03:37 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Agamemnon22:
moeburn: soon http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


Goodie !!!!!!!! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/heart.gif