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Mike8686
07-19-2004, 07:33 AM
What are the optimal altitudes at which to use the FW190A9 FW190D9 and TA152? Which is the best choice for fighting 3000m and below? Why?

(Also, this is off topic from my question but I felt like mentioning it, I seem to perform much better for the time being with the A9 and TA when it comes to engaging aircraft than with the D9 even though the D9 is suppose to fly better than the A9 at least in every way besides its rolling and weaponry, do any of you experience this? I feel that is may be because it harder to hit aircraft at really high speeds with its more limited firepower)

Mike8686
07-19-2004, 07:33 AM
What are the optimal altitudes at which to use the FW190A9 FW190D9 and TA152? Which is the best choice for fighting 3000m and below? Why?

(Also, this is off topic from my question but I felt like mentioning it, I seem to perform much better for the time being with the A9 and TA when it comes to engaging aircraft than with the D9 even though the D9 is suppose to fly better than the A9 at least in every way besides its rolling and weaponry, do any of you experience this? I feel that is may be because it harder to hit aircraft at really high speeds with its more limited firepower)

OldMan____
07-19-2004, 07:51 AM
190 does not go well between 2k and 3k due to stage change in compressor. Just keep under 2k or above 3k. Dora is for sure more of a plane.. but has far less firepower and INCORRECTLY takes MUCH less damage to bring down. But this are minor questions that I can live with.

If brute force does not solve your problem... you are not using enough!

Mike8686
07-19-2004, 07:57 AM
I C, I'm surprised u didnt tell me to "RAM THEM ALL" again lol. At what altitude ranges do each of them preform most optimally tho?

TgD Thunderbolt56
07-19-2004, 08:21 AM
Ta152 is a good dogfighter, but I would personally not take it below 4k for very long. I don't fly the D9 very much as I prefer the 1944 model as opposed to the 1945 model (different boost and it's faster) and the maps on our server use the 1945 model almost exclusively.

I agree with the statement regarding the 2k-3k performance. I'll usually climb to about 3500 in the A8-A9 and dive down from there all the while trying to keep a hard-deck of about 1500m and a minimum airspeed of 450+. One turn and climb back up.

The old adage "Speed is life" had to have been coined by a FW pilot.

OldMan____
07-19-2004, 08:22 AM
Keep anton Low.. (I keep at 2.5K and use this 500 extra meters as an energy buffer. When find someone I dive to 2K and engage. The DORA can Fly as high and good just as a P51.

If brute force does not solve your problem... you are not using enough!

MEGILE
07-19-2004, 08:23 AM
and "altitude is life insurance" was coined by a Jug pilot http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

http://www.5thairforce.com/e107_files/public/p51lightj.jpg

OldMan____
07-19-2004, 09:01 AM
Best life insurance is getting on your enemy's six whith your finger in a MK108 trigger.

If brute force does not solve your problem... you are not using enough!