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by Silk
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Mission building guidance
Replies: 24
Views: 301

Re: Mission building guidance

Just another quick point - nobody in the Intelligence community would want to cost friendly lives and will already have built many of the margins into the actual briefing itself as much as possible given the movements and deployment of other units in the area. If it were easier for us to get Blue on...
by Silk
Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Mission building guidance
Replies: 24
Views: 301

Re: Mission building guidance

Before I start, please forgive the tone of this post if you find it in any way condescending. It is not in any way meant to be so, but I am not good at teaching and have frequently been told that my attempts to do so end up sounding that way. I guess that turnabout is fair play, so here is some guid...
by Silk
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Mission building guidance
Replies: 24
Views: 301

Re: Mission building guidance

If we need the squadrons to fly at certain altitudes for any reason, put that in the brief and the mission leaders will take it into account. We don't want an 'arms race' between mission design and mission leaders so that either we need to put enemy aircraft stupidly high to achieve bounces or tacti...
by Silk
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Mission building guidance
Replies: 24
Views: 301

Re: Mission building guidance

The specifics are taken from the 126 Wing RCAF Osprey book that I have made available to all Squadron Pilots and especially the Mission Builders. https://1drv.ms/b/s!AumCbU9W2zRehwm1lWlRkFnW8lJo?e=BaAv88 Firstly this section from page 35 https://i.postimg.cc/XqDyxdVJ/Altitudes.jpg Whilst this is spe...
by Silk
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Mission building guidance
Replies: 24
Views: 301

Re: Mission building guidance

Will send the info after work
by Silk
Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: Mission building guidance
Replies: 24
Views: 301

Re: Mission building guidance

From my point of view I am trying to direct the Mission Building team to recreate some relatively well documented encounters, which means flying the profile that the aircraft of the time flew on that date as best as possible. I personally spent something like 20 hours fine-tuning that mission last n...
by Silk
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: New and revised mission groups
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: New and revised mission groups

Just sent out a group for 3x Bf109 G14 to take off, go to a target, attack area for 10 mins then fly home and land. The planes seemed to fly in echelon right.

Prangster recently posted a group with destroyed buildings for the Rheinland map too.
by Silk
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: No.6 Operational Training Unit
Topic: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge
Replies: 22
Views: 493

Re: F Sgt Kolo has arrived at Sutton Bridge

Tom wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:26 am
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I'll now be wandering over to Merlin's hut to see if he's set fire to anything else.

Carry on.
Tent, sir. Unusual of you to not notice that we've been under canvas for some time now......


Welcome Kolo. Hope you enjoy your time with us.
by Silk
Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Tangmere Repair Hangar
Topic: VR hints and tips
Replies: 12
Views: 416

Re: VR hints and tips

The only thing to set up is the two zoom functions. By default these are configured to be on the 'Insert' (1.5x zoom) and 'Home' (5x zoom) keys, so the first set is to make sure that those are not configured to any other aircraft functions. There is also a 10x zoom function mapped to 'Page Up', but ...
by Silk
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: New and revised mission groups
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: New and revised mission groups

ZIP file of new and revised groups has been emailed out to all mission builders. If anyone else wants them, let me know.
by Silk
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: New and revised mission groups
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: New and revised mission groups

Jacko - you have mail.
by Silk
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: New and revised mission groups
Replies: 8
Views: 304

Re: New and revised mission groups

I have a group that could generate random aircraft, it would just be a change to the ones I use for my practice map using activate instead of spawn so that they only fire the once. the trouble with that would be that if you want them to also have the ability to break off and return home, the extra l...
by Silk
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Prangster's Great Battles Mission Building Room
Topic: New and revised mission groups
Replies: 8
Views: 304

New and revised mission groups

Hey guys, Buns asked me to revise some of the regular mission groups to bring them up to date for the North West Europe theatre and in particular for the Bodenplatte expansion set. So far I've come up with the following: German: 4x Luftwaffe Fighters in two pairs. Logic is configured that they will ...