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Yellonet
06-25-2004, 08:07 AM
It looks like the deck's just rocking from side to side, not back and forth, hard to tell from still pictures though.
By the way, the sea seems really calm, shouldn't rock the deck very much... Just hoping that the deck-rocking isn't scripted but rather a reaction to the actual waves. I'm not very optimistic though http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif


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Yellonet
06-25-2004, 08:07 AM
It looks like the deck's just rocking from side to side, not back and forth, hard to tell from still pictures though.
By the way, the sea seems really calm, shouldn't rock the deck very much... Just hoping that the deck-rocking isn't scripted but rather a reaction to the actual waves. I'm not very optimistic though http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif


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KAMI_1
06-25-2004, 08:28 AM
maybe luthier use not perfect mode and the sea did not look that rough.

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Yellonet
06-25-2004, 08:41 AM
Yeah, looks like it. I'm just hoping the deck is moving in a not-so-predictable way...


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SKULLS_Exec01
06-25-2004, 09:31 AM
Yea, after looking at that picture, that was my first thought also.
but hopefully they are just testing it and showing us what it might be like, this new and asked for feature. And working out the bugs and tieing it to weather later.
But I'm with you guys, I sure hope its not something we can expect on a very calm day, but sure its just something still being adjusted...
But great feature - THANKS guys and gals!!!
PS Anyone seem Luthier, he still working on PF?

RAAFVirt75th
06-25-2004, 08:15 PM
What are you blokes on. If seas were too rough -flights are canned - full stop.

No flight is going to be sent out in massive swells - with severe rolling and pitching conditions. Get a grip.

Unless of course the weather/seas turn too rough after take off. In most flight planning for carrier based missions there was almost always a island nominated as an alternate landing place or ditch point.

One exception of course - I think occured in the Battle of Coral Sea, where one of the USN carriers was sunk so the aircraft had to be diverted to an altenrate carrier until full up. Once Full up some 50 USN planes had to ditch - just near the carrier so the pilots could be picked up.

We should be thankfull we even have a carrier to land on. If we get more realistic sea conditions and a rolling and pitching carrier great.

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heywooood
06-25-2004, 09:07 PM
Hey - whats all this whining?

It looks like there is a rolling boat.. it may be slight- we cant tell much from still shots - but it looks a darn sight better than the brick boats from the other sims in the past. And the effect might have a range of severity included..

I was wondering , since you asked, in the north Atlantic when seas were rough and maybe a tug had to put a heaving line aboard a disabled boat in a hurry - they used to bleed oil out to smooth the swells down a little.
I read that in a really good book by Farley Mowat called The Grey Seas Under... anywho.. I wonder if this tactic was ever used by the Navies of the world to help recover airplanes in rough seas? in either the Pacific or the Atlantic (which is notoriously rougher BtW)

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heywooood
06-25-2004, 09:13 PM
I just wanted to say I think its great that the devs are posting both BoB and PF updates either alternately or together every week.
Also - the open canopy shots look really fine.. I hope there is good wind noise included with that.

The carriers look great and we are seeing traps (albeit IJN and no LSO) but I am sure we will see USN or Royal Navy traps soon. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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XyZspineZyX
06-26-2004, 06:50 PM
Saw those pics as well and I hope it's not a "bobbing cork" effect.

Dolittle's Raiders, took off from a heaving deck, not a bobbing deck.

Take off on a heaving deck would be timed to launch when the bow was at the low point.