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Suckyshot

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#1 13 years ago

Are we going to see some remote V1's and maybe some V1 suicide jets anytime soon?




McGibs

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#2 13 years ago

no.

why do so many people not know how V1s work?




Suckyshot

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#3 13 years ago

I've seen pictures in books showing people piloting them, and it said they were suicide jets; since they and I are obviously wrong, care to tell me how they worked?




Komrad_B

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#4 13 years ago

A V1 is a rocket "plane" with a gyroscope (VERY primitive auto pilot, to simplify) that flew in a straight line until it ran out of gas (some 100s of KM away) and crashed, with its payload, of course. Usually on big targets (London) because it could not hit anything with any degree of precision. So unless you want a 200x200km FH map, and a weapon that can't hit anything smaller than a 20 000hab city, forget it. FH portrays tactical warfare, not strategic warfare (BoB and BtR being the 2 exceptions).




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#5 13 years ago

There were Nazi V1's or Fi 103's made by Flieschler that were desinged and built as sucide planes like the Japanese Oka but they were not used. And the V1 ran on pulse jet technology, which ment air was sucked in and the result was the jet part. Hence the name "Buzz Bomb". Later in the war P-51's and Gloster Metor jet fighters would shoot them down or tip them over with their wings.




StrangerThanFiction

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#6 13 years ago

The V1s were primitive strategic weapons, meant to be used against distant stationary targets. They were too inaccurate to use against anything much smaller than a city, and would have been useless on a battlefield. Apparantly some were experimentally modified to carry a pilot with the hope that they might be used against bomber formations. I am not positive, but I don't think they were ever used except for testing purposes. Fo that reason, we are unlikely to ever include them (except as possible as a static for a map).




Dr.Fritz

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#7 13 years ago

Hanna Reitchs a German test pilot volunteered to fly one, here are a picture of them:

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West36

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#8 13 years ago

And even though FH2 can have a commander call for different things, a V-1 would 1. be to inaccurate to be even worthwhile and 2. V-1s were not used on battlefields anyway, so they won't be found on any FH maps, unless they're statics, like STF said.




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#9 13 years ago

I would like to see a launch facility on the French coast and have one launch and fly towards England and have it drop on a airfield or harbor area. The launch facility would give Allied pilots a bombing target and The flying V-1's would be fun to chase down and shoot down or tip over.

I remember that one map ( IIRC it was a fanmap) by the Pyramids that had a V-1 on a truck. That V-1 worked pretty well, it was like a big slow noisy artillery shell with wings.




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#10 13 years ago

Yeah the Giza V1s were pretty fun. Maybe the V1 launcher could be ported to Alpenfestung? I don't think the guy who made the map is active anymore, so it's pretty much open season on the content. Or if he is active, getta hold of him and ask him for it.