Just a few things that need to be done to finally make this a fighter map again... Remove the island AA and defguns. Remove parachutes. Two simple things to make the map a lot better.
yes, and fix the flight physics on the Val right now that plane is difficult to even keep in the air much less dive bomb or torpedo anything
The Kate should be coming very soon, I know it has been modelled but apparently isnt in game yet.
Pretty good suggestions USMA....
But being a purely flying map I would like to keep the chutes, especially for the fighter pilots that fly CAP over the carrier.
If a pilot is shot down over his home carrier, why shouldnt he be allowed to bail onto or near his flat top to get back into another plane.
You only need the 2 types of spawns for this map...pilot and engineer. The engineer can be armed with just the wrench if the devs could code the wrench to be a weapon as well as a tool.
Engys to man the AAA and fix the ship.
I would like to see some sort of air/sea rescue plane on the map as well, to go a pick up downed pilots. The pick up plane could spawn in the air to keep it off the deck of the carrier.
Pilots could be picked up from the water and then bail over the carrier to continue the fight. Some like the PBY Catalina for instance.
PBY Catalina or a H8K Emily flying boats could spawn on water and then take off. Would be cool if you could walk around inside and it had a med locker or medkit so you could heal while flying back to your carrier and could just bail out over your ship.
Yeah, that would be awesome. I have, for quite some time, though about how cool it would be if you could walk around the interior of the bombers, Ju88 obvisouly excluded. Not much walking to do there, lol.
The chutes really annoy me. They allow players to parachute right onto the enemy carrier and camp them. Might not sound like much if you are an American facing a Nambu with a 1911, but to the Japs it makes life hell.
When you shoot down a guy in the middle of the ocean in vanilla, there is a 50/50 chance of someone coming to pick you up with the famous SBD/Val fly-by. In FH, this isn't even an optition.
EDIT: Woah, the Kate?! Do you have any pictures of this bad boy? Not IRL of course, but the WIP.
Here is the only pic I could find, off the FH site.
I could swear a thread like this has been posted before and that devs responded in it.
If they did, then wouldn't it be fixed by now?
.66 hasnt been released yet snce the last conversation on this map.