Recruitment: No.29 Squadron - (GMT) is FULL

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Recruitment: No.29 Squadron - (GMT) is FULL

Post by Pariah » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:29 pm

Come join the finest squadron to ever grace the skies for King and country. We’ll be meeting on Monday nights from 1930 GMT.

Get your name down and join us in the Airco DH.2. The bathtub with teeth.

Hoping to start on Monday 13th November.
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Re: Recruitment: No.29 Squadron needs volunteers

Post by Broadsword » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:41 pm

*Takes one step forward*

Volunteering for the twenty-minuters, Sir!
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Re: Recruitment: No.29 Squadron needs volunteers

Post by Kildren » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:51 pm

I can fly all times
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Post by Boyezee » Sat Nov 04, 2017 5:05 pm

Sign me up :salute:
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Re: Recruitment: No.29 Squadron needs volunteers

Post by Boyezee » Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:47 am

Just tried the Airco DH2 out, rear visibility is pretty poor and to be expected the compass is in an awkard place! but fun to fly, just need to get my landings sorted and practice some combat - does any one have on tips on how to fly this bird?

I think it is probably a good idea to have a little 29 Squadron test session before we start campaign, make sure we all know what we are doing (because I won't :) )
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Re: Recruitment: No.29 Squadron needs volunteers

Post by Broadsword » Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:18 am

Damn right! It's going to take some practice to hit the balance between 'too fast' and 'stalled out like a noob' when coming in to land :lol:
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Post by Jammy » Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:21 pm

Sounds like fun. Count me in
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Post by Nev » Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:25 pm

I’m in if I can sort out Pat Wilson :salute:
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Re: Recruitment: No.29 Squadron needs volunteers

Post by Jammy » Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:34 pm

My tips on the D.H.2 is that you have to imagine yourself driving a motorboat with wings slapped on it. If you get my meaning you'll learn very quickly not to put your nose up on takeoff. Keeping it straight and level should make it automatically float upwards until you gain full control.

To me this plane acts more like a hovercraft than a fighter. It can't dive or even turn very well. But I found most of my successes in "swooping".
Instead of diving behind your foe climb up to stalling speed, then use your rudder to slot down behind the Hun for a quick squirt, then climbing back up to swoop again. Dont "Boom and Zoom" the engine is too underpowered.
When sufficiently bled of energy I slot in behind him and wrestle him in a classic ww1 dogfight. Note - fighter in question being Eindeckers I haven't met the Albatross in combat and survived yet.
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Re: Recruitment: No.29 Squadron needs volunteers

Post by Pariah » Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:35 pm

Nev wrote:I’m in if I can sort out Pat Wilson :salute:
Pat Wilson is only necessary if you intend to host and lead a squadron. You just need to show up and connect to the server if you wish to fly.

Good to have you onboard.

I would still recommend PWCG as it's great for offline careers.
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