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balance AA HP Bombers

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Poll: Issues with Bombers (48 members have cast votes)

High-Altitude AA: OP, UP, or Just Right?

  1. OP (17 votes [35.42%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 35.42%

  2. UP (5 votes [10.42%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 10.42%

  3. Just Right (23 votes [47.92%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 47.92%

  4. I don't know (3 votes [6.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

Should information about the exact altitude that your engines struggle to keep above stall speed in anything but a perfectly flat, straight line be added?

  1. Yes (27 votes [56.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 56.25%

  2. No (17 votes [35.42%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 35.42%

  3. I don't know (3 votes [6.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  4. I don't understand(ask me if you don't understand this, it is in fact kind of complicated) (1 vote [2.08%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.08%

Should Bomber optimum altitude increase?(thus Bombers can travel a bit faster at a high altitude, where they are generally mostly safe)

  1. yes (18 votes [37.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 37.50%

  2. no (28 votes [58.33%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 58.33%

  3. I don't know (2 votes [4.17%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

Should the skills Weakest Link,(gunner automatically aims for the enemy lowest on health, not worth it's extremely high price) Defensive Fire(doesn't seem to work right) be buffed or removed?

  1. yes (28 votes [58.33%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 58.33%

  2. no (11 votes [22.92%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 22.92%

  3. I don't know (9 votes [18.75%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 18.75%

Do you use Concealing Liverly on your Bombers?

  1. Yes (29 votes [60.42%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 60.42%

  2. No (19 votes [39.58%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 39.58%

  3. I don't know (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. I don't have any Bombers yet (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

If you answered yes to the last question, do you find it to have a noticeable, major effect?

  1. yes (19 votes [39.58%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 39.58%

  2. no (12 votes [25.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  3. I don't know (3 votes [6.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  4. I did not answer yes to the last question (14 votes [29.17%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 29.17%

Cruise Flight: do you use this skill on any planes you own?

  1. yes (13 votes [27.08%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 27.08%

  2. no (33 votes [68.75%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 68.75%

  3. I don't know (2 votes [4.17%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

If you answered yes to the last question, does Cruise Flight have a noticeable effect/seem to be working correctly?

  1. yes (12 votes [25.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  2. no (3 votes [6.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  3. I don't know (3 votes [6.25%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.25%

  4. I did not answer yes to the last question (30 votes [62.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 62.50%

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CorvusCorvax #61 Posted Yesterday, 04:46 PM

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View Post_Panzerkunst_, on 22 September 2019 - 01:35 AM, said:

With the RB-17 & tier 9/10 German Bombers altitude doesn't even matter. Certain players fly them at 1500m-2000m and never slow down, just bomb and run. By the time I catch them they already capped and get free travel time in respawn and go straight to the next base before I can get there. 

 

It's a game of cat & mouse that is not fun for either side, they are basically try hards with 100's of hours in the same bomber repeating the same process over and over. 

 

If I somehow manage to win I've spent the entire match chasing them, not fun. If I try to cap bases normally it's an automatic loss, not fun. All the while I'm flying my Spec. 262's with ultimate equipment to even have a chance, unspec or slower heavies have no chance.

 

This of course is a small percentage of bombers I encounter but don't feel bad for them, they can be the most OP plane in the sky. That's why I shoot any bomber I come across, no mercy... Which is why I fly heavies because I hate being in a Bf 109G with a RB17 flying freely at 3k, rendering me useless...


EXACTLY.  The RB-17 is the whole reason I have my Me-262 fitted out the way it is.  It is built for nothing more than speed and guns.  Ultimate GOA so I can get the most amount of shells on target in the least amount of time.  Ultimate high-speed turbine and boost juice consumable to give me the most fastest plane at-tier.  I consider it the hard counter to all T8 bombers, and it can do a serious number on most of the T9 bombers.

 

I also have the Do-335 up-juiced for speed.  I can stand off, past the range of that tail gun, and snipe with the MK-103.  Get a good engine crit, then use the Arrow's speed and maneuver to get outside of the gun's cone.  It's not as fast a kill, but just as sure.  And while I'm doing work, they aren't bombing anything effectively.







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