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SmilinJack #1 Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:50 PM

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I have several million points of aircraft experience built up on premium aircraft in my hangar.  What can I do with it except admire the numbers?  I cannot convert to anything without using gold, which I do not want to do.  Is there any way to convert premium aircraft exp points to something useful?

Toggle #2 Posted 15 April 2017 - 03:53 PM

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Check the crew training box under the pilot/TG.  Then that xp goes to training.....  Well, not THAT xp but all accrued xp form the time the crew training box is checked.

 

You do that for your "elite" aircraft, right?

 

 


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_Warchylde_ #3 Posted 15 April 2017 - 04:31 PM

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Ummmm.....yeah....

Instead of gaining all that exp on the plane,(which you never plan to convert, for some reason I cannot fathom), go to your crew tab for that plane and check "Accelerate Training".

Now all of that pesky exp will go towards pilot skills, rather than the plane....by the way, this also works for planes that have "Elite" status as well, so I'd change those to pilot training planes as well.

Of course you STILL have several million free exp just lying there, just waiting to be converted so you can research more planes and modules.........but why would anyone want to do that??


Edited by _Warchylde_, 15 April 2017 - 04:34 PM.

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pyantoryng #4 Posted 15 April 2017 - 04:33 PM

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Pray for ten-year anniversary when they will give free conversion....................:hiding:

 

Warchylde has covered the rest...



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_Warchylde_ #5 Posted 15 April 2017 - 04:36 PM

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View PostToggle, on 15 April 2017 - 10:53 AM, said:

Check the crew training box under the pilot/TG.  Then that xp goes to training.....  Well, not THAT xp but all accrued xp form the time the crew training box is checked.

 

You do that for your "elite" aircraft, right?

 

 

 

If he hasn't figured out accelerated training for premiums, then he most likely doesn't know about Elite status either...

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TeamTerrible #6 Posted 15 April 2017 - 05:30 PM

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I'd suggest using tokens to convert free exp but I think WG is convinced they can squeeze blood from a rotted turnip

 

Ghostprime could suggest this but they'll just wad up his NA suggestion sheet into a new cat toy or run it through the shredder for super cheap kitty litter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

         


SmilinJack #7 Posted 15 April 2017 - 05:34 PM

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Yes...I do know about pilot training and elite status...just hoping that all of the point accumulated could be used for something a bit more useful like converting to currency exchange or experience exchange, but that appears to be a non-starter.

Psicko23 #8 Posted 15 April 2017 - 05:42 PM

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 Yeah, you need to check the box that says pilot training on elite planes and premium planes. You can use gold to convert that to free XP. otherwise it's a complete waste to have it hanging around as plane xp. 



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Toggle #10 Posted 16 April 2017 - 05:49 AM

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View PostSmilinJack, on 15 April 2017 - 05:34 PM, said:

Yes...I do know about pilot training and elite status...just hoping that all of the point accumulated could be used for something a bit more useful like converting to currency exchange or experience exchange, but that appears to be a non-starter.

 

I gotcha.  Unfortunately that is the only option for now.  I hope you didn't accrue too much xp on those premium/elite planes.  For me, expletives fly (more than the planes) when I forget to check that crew training box.

Psicko23 #11 Posted 16 April 2017 - 06:45 AM

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View PostToggle, on 15 April 2017 - 09:49 PM, said:

 

I gotcha.  Unfortunately that is the only option for now.  I hope you didn't accrue too much xp on those premium/elite planes.  For me, expletives fly (more than the planes) when I forget to check that crew training box.

 

Yep, I do the same.  Awhile back I had premium time and it was one of those 5x weekends. I only needed to get a bit over 1k xp to research the next plane. I didn't realize that I hadn't won in that plane for that day. I made just shy of 6k xp that day before the 5x, now that plane has 27k or so hanging on it. First and only time I cursed when getting close to 30k xp after a game.

clodhoppr1 #12 Posted 17 April 2017 - 04:00 PM

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I think you can trade them for "Sky Miles" through United Airlines...

MARS_REVENANT #13 Posted 17 April 2017 - 04:18 PM

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View Postclodhoppr1, on 17 April 2017 - 11:00 AM, said:

I think you can trade them for "Sky Miles" through United Airlines...

 

bumping policy still applies.

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View PostSmilinJack, on 15 April 2017 - 10:50 AM, said:

I have several million points of aircraft experience built up on premium aircraft in my hangar.  What can I do with it except admire the numbers?  I cannot convert to anything without using gold, which I do not want to do.  Is there any way to convert premium aircraft exp points to something useful?

 

Once an aircraft is Elite, or for a premium aircraft, the best thing to do is select the crew accelerated training option.  If you have accumulated plane experience, the only use for it on an elite or premium plane is to convert it to free exp using gold.

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