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    For those of you who've played around with the FMB... Have you tried to create a mission where you're on the ground in a fuel-less B-25, defending against marauding planes that want to smoke you or some nearby asset? It's IL-2's version of AAA defence drill.

    From the top turret it's loads of fun!

    I've made several variants of these missions, where either I or some nearby tanks, for example, are the target of one or more flights of fighters or fighter/bombers.

    If your plane's the target, killing bandits as they bore directly in on you is fairly easy, provided you commence fire early enough. Wait too long and you'll soak up a lot of lead. (They have a tendency to break off if you get hits before they're in their own firing range.)

    But with another target placed 100-200m distant from you, you get to practice leading your shots, and without being on the wrong end of the attack. If you set lightly-armed fighters upon one or more heavy tanks, they'll make repeated passes until their ammo is exhausted, or you take 'em out first.

    Often times the enemy will circle about like vultures at approximately 1km range.. but with a lot of lead and some extra elevation of the guns you can reach out and deal meaningful damage. Other times a plane might fly almost right over your head at a couple of hundred meters altitude (particularly if already damaged). Dead meat!

    Start out with slow fliers like the Gladiator, or fairly easily flamed crates such as Val. After you've got their number, move on up to Bf-110's, etc.

    Have a blast!

    --Lurch--
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    For those of you who've played around with the FMB... Have you tried to create a mission where you're on the ground in a fuel-less B-25, defending against marauding planes that want to smoke you or some nearby asset? It's IL-2's version of AAA defence drill.

    From the top turret it's loads of fun!

    I've made several variants of these missions, where either I or some nearby tanks, for example, are the target of one or more flights of fighters or fighter/bombers.

    If your plane's the target, killing bandits as they bore directly in on you is fairly easy, provided you commence fire early enough. Wait too long and you'll soak up a lot of lead. (They have a tendency to break off if you get hits before they're in their own firing range.)

    But with another target placed 100-200m distant from you, you get to practice leading your shots, and without being on the wrong end of the attack. If you set lightly-armed fighters upon one or more heavy tanks, they'll make repeated passes until their ammo is exhausted, or you take 'em out first.

    Often times the enemy will circle about like vultures at approximately 1km range.. but with a lot of lead and some extra elevation of the guns you can reach out and deal meaningful damage. Other times a plane might fly almost right over your head at a couple of hundred meters altitude (particularly if already damaged). Dead meat!

    Start out with slow fliers like the Gladiator, or fairly easily flamed crates such as Val. After you've got their number, move on up to Bf-110's, etc.

    Have a blast!

    --Lurch--
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    LEBillfish's Avatar Senior Member
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    Fun idea
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    Would you care to share with someone that dosent know how to buid one..
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    This sounds like fun, but I am also not used to anything beond the quick mission builder...

    Requesting a post of your favourite mission...

    http://www.rapidshare.com/ will allow for free posting of files...

    tia
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    Good idea, I might just try that. Sounds like you could put together a simple mission for people who are interested, too. I think you just volunteered yourself
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    In one of the pearl harbor missions that shipped with PF you are in the rear turret of an SBD flaming zeros - loads of fun
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by DooDaH2007:
    This sounds like fun, but I am also not used to anything beond the quick mission builder...

    Requesting a post of your favourite mission...

    http://www.rapidshare.com/ will allow for free posting of files...

    tia </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Then you need to check this out.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Bearcat99:
    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by DooDaH2007:
    This sounds like fun, but I am also not used to anything beond the quick mission builder...

    Requesting a post of your favourite mission...

    http://www.rapidshare.com/ will allow for free posting of files...

    tia </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Then you need to check this out. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    ThanX, I'll give that one a try...
    I downloaded Ubers Quick mission generator the day before yesterday and was too overwhelmed...

    I also see this one comes with some sample missions which look like fun to try...

    Will see ...
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  10. #10
    Some of us cant make any of these programs work.. Please post a mission...
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