I assume this is a realistic "feature", that the plane starts to jerk/shake when flying max speed, but I wonder what the purpouse of this is? With 0.67 the "auto-dive" was reduced it seems, but it still does it like every other bomber plane. Imo the shake coupled with the auto dive still makes this a pretty rotten plane. For instance when I used the torpedo version, the torpedos would explode right after released, I guess the plane jerked and touched them.
I've found this to be quite an obnoxious "feature" as well. I'm wondering if it's just an issue with the plane speed/physics or if the devs meant for them to be this way. I sure wish planes like the Corsair were easier to fly given the daunting tasks they are needed to perform.
It's indeed an awful "feature". Why wasn't it fixed in .67?
Well dive bombing is not possible with all the shaking because as soon as you try it the plane wont pull up. Hopefully it will be fixed in 0.70 though.
The Aichi just plain has problems. It cant even keep itself up in level flight without some hefty stabilizer adjustment. IMO, the worst performing plane in the game, though I dont know if its supposed to be that way...
It is normal for a plane to kinda shudder and boucne a bit when it approaches top speed due to buffeting. What your talking about sounds different.
The auto dive feature is annoying so hopefully that will be fixed.
The auto-dive was fixed. IMO it is a pretty nice plane now. It even has pretty good maneverablity (when you do full turns) though I expect this is by fault not design. It functions well as a bomb truck, I have even won a few dogfights with it now. Never could do that before.
IIRC the Val was originally built to be a fighter and was decently manuverable compared to itself now. On Wake it used to be useless because the fact it wanted to go for a swim everytime you stopped watching it.
MazzIIRC the Val was originally built to be a fighter and was decently manuverable compared to itself now. On Wake it used to be useless because the fact it wanted to go for a swim everytime you stopped watching it.
Not quite. The Aichi Val was based off of the Heinkel He-70. The He-70 was designed to be a fast mail pplane and was adapted to the Luftwaffe as a fast recon bomber.
Aichi bought the rights to the design and with the help of Heinkel they designed the Aichi D3A as a dive bomber. The Val was slow but was also extremely manuverable, for that reason it was sometimes used as a fighter.
A number of planes in the game seem to have the shudder problem. Is this intentional or not?