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    I would like to take-off from water with hydroplanes in a dogfight mission, but I don't know how should i create this in FMB.
    I tried create a home base on a test runway 4, but in the game the planes started from 1000 m, not at water-line.
    Can anybody help me?
    Thanks!
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    Yes there is the Zero float plane.
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    You can also set it up in the UQMB (Uber Quick Mission Builder) using the 'waterworld' map with the Zero Float Plane. I finally got around to trying it and it's loads of fun! You never run out of runway

    Cheers

    Triad
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    Originally posted by M_Gunz:
    There are no flyable float planes in IL2.
    Why would you say there are no float planes and then link to a thread that clearly states there is one float plane?
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    I think he's gotcha Gunz!..
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    There are several airfields that are in the water. These wuld be the bases you would need to use for floatplanes. I think there is at least on on the Murmansk map. Also look on the Pacific maps. You will see the two airfield icons and the "airfield" will be just off the coast and be entirely in the water.
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    Originally posted by buzzsaw1939:
    I think he's gotcha Gunz!..
    Yeah, I never tried all the Zero's. I thought they meant there were none.
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    I tried that float zero once, just to see how accurate it was to float flying, I was supprised, it was pretty close to the real thing, better than MS, I did a step cruise down a snakey river till I ran up on a beach!

    Try it guys, just get it up on the float step, then pull enough power back to keep it there without takeing off, it will take some practice for you guys without any float time, but worth it!.. fun!
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    Shamelss self-promotion time

    I created two fictional campaigns for the Rufe - as the float version of the Zero is called. Follow the link in my sig to my download section of Mission4Today. The Rufe campaigns are "Straight Shot" and "Straight Into an Icy Hell".

    Many of the missions start as "catapult launches" from the Japanese Heavy Cruiser Hashimoto.
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