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pyantoryng #1 Posted 14 May 2017 - 05:44 AM

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Anyone still remember these weapons from the days long gone?

 

1. Light fighter ordnance (RS-82 on LaGG-3, M8 on P-40 and 51A, HVAR on P-51D and H, bombs on A6M and A7M...etc)

2. P-36's outboard 23mm Madsen

3. Bf 109's outboard gun pods (for F and G models; comes in 20mm and 30mm)

3. SC500 : 500kg bomb (used to be available on Bf 110E; now only available at all on the Me 210 Alpha gift)

4. SC1000 : 1000kg bomb (only availalble the Me 609 - powerful enough to blow tier 10 HQ with a direct hit)

5. P-51H's M3 machine guns

6. The LaGG-3's weapon suite and their combinations - in particular the ShKAS and second 12.7mm MG...the 37mm itself is on the limited version of the LaGG-3 but not the tree one.

7. The 50mm BK-5 on heavy fighters (takes the outboard slot on Me 410 and makes the Me 262 a unicorn...with range of almost 2km but nonexistent accuracy)

8. The F2A's 20mm cannons

 

...well, this is as much as I can remember...



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Psicko23 #2 Posted 14 May 2017 - 05:59 AM

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 I remember when the FW190 A1 had more firepower than the BF109E.

pyantoryng #3 Posted 14 May 2017 - 06:13 AM

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View PostPsicko23, on 14 May 2017 - 05:59 AM, said:

 I remember when the FW190 A1 had more firepower than the BF109E.

 

Was it still called Fw 190V?

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View Postpyantoryng, on 14 May 2017 - 12:44 AM, said:

Anyone still remember these weapons from the days long gone?

 

1. Light fighter ordnance (RS-82 on LaGG-3, M8 on P-40 and 51A, HVAR on P-51D and H, bombs on A6M and A7M...etc)

2. P-36's outboard 23mm Madsen

3. Bf 109's outboard gun pods (for F and G models; comes in 20mm and 30mm)

3. SC500 : 500kg bomb (used to be available on Bf 110E; now only available at all on the Me 210 Alpha gift)

4. SC1000 : 1000kg bomb (only availalble the Me 609 - powerful enough to blow tier 10 HQ with a direct hit)

5. P-51H's M3 machine guns

6. The LaGG-3's weapon suite and their combinations - in particular the ShKAS and second 12.7mm MG...the 37mm itself is on the limited version of the LaGG-3 but not the tree one.

7. The 50mm BK-5 on heavy fighters (takes the outboard slot on Me 410 and makes the Me 262 a unicorn...with range of almost 2km but nonexistent accuracy)

8. The F2A's 20mm cannons

 

...well, this is as much as I can remember...

 

Yup, forced me to free up lots of hangar space when they pulled this stunt

 

 


 

 

         


Psicko23 #5 Posted 14 May 2017 - 09:24 AM

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View Postpyantoryng, on 13 May 2017 - 10:13 PM, said:

 

Was it still called Fw 190V?

 

yes it was. 

 

Yeah,  not sure why they had to add in a, multi role designation. I think I miss the changed to the f4u line. The f4u1 line was awesome before the multi role change. 


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Fog_Heavy_Cruiser_Chokai #6 Posted 14 May 2017 - 10:36 AM

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I remember a few planes had a different name. Definetely remember using the A6M1 as a dive bomber. Thought I was flying a Val for some reason! And yes- those gun pods. The 109F looked so ugly, but it gave it more dakka. I do think it's better now than before though.

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Disgruntled_WoWP_Vet #7 Posted 14 May 2017 - 11:11 AM

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I miss the bomb on the Zero. It was a fun way to get an early kill; hit a low flying GAA with a bomb. It worked fairly well since you weren't going to be at high altitude anyway...
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View PostDisgruntled_WoWP_Vet, on 14 May 2017 - 06:11 AM, said:

I miss the bomb on the Zero. It was a fun way to get an early kill; hit a low flying GAA with a bomb. It worked fairly well since you weren't going to be at high altitude anyway...

 

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My 109s STILL miss their gondolas.....

The LaGG-3 was probably the single most versatile plane int he game...run it light and fast with all MGs, run it heavy with some serious derp, or run it somewhere in the middle with a good mix of everything.

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pyantoryng #10 Posted 14 May 2017 - 02:14 PM

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View PostFog_Heavy_Cruiser_Chokai, on 14 May 2017 - 10:36 AM, said:

I remember a few planes had a different name. Definetely remember using the A6M1 as a dive bomber. Thought I was flying a Val for some reason! And yes- those gun pods. The 109F looked so ugly, but it gave it more dakka. I do think it's better now than before though.

 

The A6M1 at tier 4 went straight to A6M5 in tier 5 then the A7M at tier 6...what stood between the A7M and J7W1 was the J4M(1)...the current J4M apparently is the upgraded one...the Type 99-2 back then was such a crappy weapon I couldn't proceed much farther than the A7M...

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Fog_Heavy_Cruiser_Chokai #11 Posted 15 May 2017 - 11:02 AM

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View Postpyantoryng, on 14 May 2017 - 02:14 PM, said:

 

The A6M1 at tier 4 went straight to A6M5 in tier 5 then the A7M at tier 6...what stood between the A7M and J7W1 was the J4M(1)...the current J4M apparently is the upgraded one...the Type 99-2 back then was such a crappy weapon I couldn't proceed much farther than the A7M...

 

did it really? I came in when it went A6M1->A6M2. I mean... I flew it like a dive bomber still. What was wrong with the old Type 99-2?

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View PostFog_Heavy_Cruiser_Chokai, on 15 May 2017 - 11:02 AM, said:

 

did it really? I came in when it went A6M1->A6M2. I mean... I flew it like a dive bomber still. What was wrong with the old Type 99-2?

 

Almost no difference from Type 99-1 as far as I can remember...it had been a very, very long time...

 

Also, the then tier 6 A7M could run both the Type 99-1 on one set and Type 99-2 on the other...I did just that, but that time didn't last, as the phase changed and wipe rolled in...



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View Postpyantoryng, on 13 May 2017 - 10:44 PM, said:

2. P-36's outboard 23mm Madsen


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If they still had those on the P-36 I'd still have one in my hangar.
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