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Desmios #1 Posted 27 December 2017 - 09:34 PM

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I finally got my J8M.  Haven't felt that feeling when I completed that third mission since the days of diablo 2.

 

Was super excited to load into my J8M until I got to use it; it isn't a fighter.  It is basically a heavy fighter with low HP.

 

It accelerates massively quick and is damn near-impossible to catch; but only shoots 4 shots before overheating and can't turn left/right (effectively).  So I spend each game going from 2k ft to 150ft to 2k ft to 150ft -- never really killing anything -- just taking chunks out of their HP as I fly by.

 

Is that the correct way to fly this FIGHTER?  As an ASSIST plane?

 

What do?

 

P.S. What equipment and skills do ya'll recommend?


Edited by Desmios, 27 December 2017 - 09:46 PM.


MARS_REVENANT #2 Posted 27 December 2017 - 09:49 PM

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Yeah you have to pick your targets wisely.  Highest targets first, lonely targets. Either light or multirole fighters(damaged) that you can take out with 1 swift pass, or a lone heavy fighter.  Don't go after anything with a tail gunner. You will get used to it.

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CamuMahubah #3 Posted 27 December 2017 - 10:46 PM

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 The one plane that looks like it could use the radiator.  I don't own the plane and prolly never will...

Desmios #4 Posted 28 December 2017 - 12:33 AM

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If I had known it was this bad I wouldn't have spent all my Christmas time and money to get it :(

 

Should have done my research. 

 

Any advice on skills and equipment?



SpiritFoxMY #5 Posted 28 December 2017 - 04:05 AM

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I don't have the J8M but I would probably go with: 

Improved Radiator

Gyroscopic Gunsight

Polished Surface

 

Pilot would be: Marksman I and II with Falcon Strike

 

I do intend to get the J8M myself...


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Mercsn #6 Posted 28 December 2017 - 08:44 AM

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Sounds like the devs actually modeled it right, at least in general.  The Me 163 Komet was a novelty and not practical in actual use...and sometimes just exploded. It couldn't land until its fuel was expended, iirc. It was so fast that pilots had trouble targeting and hitting B-17 bombers, nevermind a fighter. 

 

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FluffyPabu #7 Posted 28 December 2017 - 10:58 AM

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View PostDesmios, on 27 December 2017 - 09:34 PM, said:

I finally got my J8M.  Haven't felt that feeling when I completed that third mission since the days of diablo 2.

 

Was super excited to load into my J8M until I got to use it; it isn't a fighter.  It is basically a heavy fighter with low HP.

 

It accelerates massively quick and is damn near-impossible to catch; but only shoots 4 shots before overheating and can't turn left/right (effectively).  So I spend each game going from 2k ft to 150ft to 2k ft to 150ft -- never really killing anything -- just taking chunks out of their HP as I fly by.

 

Is that the correct way to fly this FIGHTER?  As an ASSIST plane?

 

What do?

 

P.S. What equipment and skills do ya'll recommend?

 

it is a fighter that hunts heavy fighters and bombers. use equipments and skills that helps your accuracy and speed.

pyantoryng #8 Posted 28 December 2017 - 11:29 AM

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It's one of the planes that do not translate into 2.0 well...the shift in meta and flight mechanics is merciless to the plane whose only advantage is the extreme vertical mobility...

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