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Classicaero
02-22-2005, 08:48 AM
I know we have had Hurribombers for a while now and most appreciated they are but i still have a niggle that needs settling with the Hurricane. We have bomb loadout options on the Hurri IIB but no bomb options on the IIC, why is that? The IIC really needs to have the bomb options, as great as the IIB is with bombs its useless against ground targets once your bombs are gone, where as the IIC can make a mess of softish vehicles with its cannon after bombs are spent. Finally both the IIB and IIC wings had the correct fittings for bombs, so why no bombs on the IIC? I have documents to backup my words and even a wartime photograph which clearly shows a IIC with a pair of bombs. Surely only a very small mod which could be implemented for the next patch.

Any response from Oleg or other official?

Classicaero
02-22-2005, 08:48 AM
I know we have had Hurribombers for a while now and most appreciated they are but i still have a niggle that needs settling with the Hurricane. We have bomb loadout options on the Hurri IIB but no bomb options on the IIC, why is that? The IIC really needs to have the bomb options, as great as the IIB is with bombs its useless against ground targets once your bombs are gone, where as the IIC can make a mess of softish vehicles with its cannon after bombs are spent. Finally both the IIB and IIC wings had the correct fittings for bombs, so why no bombs on the IIC? I have documents to backup my words and even a wartime photograph which clearly shows a IIC with a pair of bombs. Surely only a very small mod which could be implemented for the next patch.

Any response from Oleg or other official?

Foxtrot-Hotel
02-22-2005, 01:44 PM
I think you're right, and in addition, the field mod needs some rockets

VW-IceFire
02-22-2005, 01:48 PM
Thinking back to how long it took to get a Hurri IIB with bombs, we may never see a IIC with bombs http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Both could theoretically have 8lb rockets too. And bigger bombs possible as well. We have the smallest type. Still, they are useful and I have used them.

Beaufort-RAF
02-22-2005, 02:41 PM
Well said Classicaero. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Hurricane IIb and Hurri IIc both carried 2 x 500lb operationally, although 2 x 250lbs for the IIc would be great. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

As for rockets:-

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> The development of the aircraft rocket had introduced a new factor in the use of aircraft as ground-assault weapons, and the Hurricane IIB and IIC were the first single-seaters to employ the rockets operationally. After extended trials at the A. & A.E.E. and elsewhere with rockets launched from Hurricanes (commencing with Z2415 which was fitted with three launching rails under each wing early in 1942), No. 137 Squadron took its rocket carrying Hurricanes into action for the first time at the beginning of September 1943. Hurricane IIBs, IICs, and IVs were fitted with four rockets under each wing.
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Classicaero
02-23-2005, 01:55 AM
bump

JG53Frankyboy
02-23-2005, 06:18 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by VW-IceFire:
Thinking back to how long it took to get a Hurri IIB with bombs, we may never see a IIC with bombs http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

............... <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

very true http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

p1ngu666
02-23-2005, 07:26 AM
served in burma till end of war, doing jabo. and they could have 8 60lb rockets i think http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

FRAGAL
02-24-2005, 10:09 AM
bump

Beaufort-RAF
02-24-2005, 05:43 PM
Just to refocus this subject, rockets aren't the issue.

The IIc saw extensive action as a bomber, so simply a load-out option for 2 x 250lb bombs is all that is needed. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Classicaero
02-25-2005, 04:14 AM
come in Oleg :-)

AWL_Spinner
02-25-2005, 04:28 AM
I'd love to see the Hurribomber IV with 2x.303s and 8x60lb rockets for a campaign I'm building.

But, I can wait for BoB, I guess http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

jurinko
02-25-2005, 06:28 AM
i wanna IID also http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Classicaero
02-25-2005, 10:03 AM
Well maybe we will be rewarded in BOB, did i hear someone mention a N.Africa/Meditterranean expansion pack for BOB? that would be great, we would definitely have Hurri IV's then, and the tank busting IID, a 40mm dive brake under each wing http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

Beaufort-RAF
02-25-2005, 12:28 PM
A tankbuster and rockets would be nice but it's not going to happen so lets be realistic and keep this simple.

2 x 250lb bombs is a relatively minor modification and one we would be very grateful for. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

ImpStarDuece
03-01-2005, 05:20 AM
Bump for Bombs AND rockets for the Hurri IIc as well as rockets and more loadouts for the FM-2. Come on guys- you even say it carried rockets in the object viewer!

Da_Godfatha
03-01-2005, 02:26 PM
When will we get correct load-outs for the Hurricane? When will we get correct load-outs for all the planes in this game.

Hmmm, have you heard of the old saying,

"When hell freezes over!" ????