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#943

A four ship was especially exciting with only three spawn points on the Carrier. :boom:

Enormously enjoyable online shenanigans.

PS thanks for answering my 1000 questions tonight @near_blind :slight_smile:


#944

Grabbed a mission from the Su-33 thread to get used to the new flight model. One bolter, one plane on the bottom of the sea (but only because I wanted to try a Cobra, not because of carrier landing), then one full load of missiles on the bottom of the sea and then this successful (but very scary) four-wire!

Now let’s fly her in some safe weather and maybe even try a landing on an actual airport. Was a great way to get started on our first PFM carrier-capable plane, loving her! Thanks @smokinhole


#945

We did find out how to sink the Kuznetsov though. Spawn 4 jets on it at once. :wink:


#946

We’d be remiss if we did not have at least one show boat screenie! Or two


#947

Brilliant! Your gears are up but you’re upside down, so your gears are down! :smiley:


#948

Carrier ops

Deadmeat bringing it home

On final…

Very final.

Fearless bringing it home

Near_Blind bringing it home

No shots of me bringing it home yet. I did catch the wire but went into the drink anyway. Perhaps today…


#949

Anybody flying? I’ll be up in an hour or two.


#950

Can be. Depends on when I get back from dinner out


#951

…and off to watch midget wrestling. I’ll be in tomorrow night though.


#952

Soooo jealous. Please don’t use up all the Su-33 fun while I’m gone. Can’t believe this released while I’m away…! :weary:


#953


#954

Anyone else get irrationally angry when that tanker starts to bank turn after doing a perfect pre-contact? :slight_smile:

It’s really good. It’s your own fault for being a valued member of society and wanting to help people. :slight_smile: It shows a glimpse of how good the F-14 and F/A-18 are going to be - there’s something about Carrier Ops that just feels better.


#955


#956

Nice

Gear down! Gear down!


#957

A couple shots from flying with @near_blind, @Bogusheadbox and @Fridge


#958

I tell you what, carrier ops were a blast! I am really looking forward to the improvements and the upcoming F-18 and F-14!


It was great to see so many people pass through @near_blind’s server last night!

Even @Bogusheadbox had a go … tough from the seat of his Mirage. He made a nice approach and touchdown but was able to bolter off the front and take advantage of the sky-jump :slight_smile:

I still think that the Mirage is a beautiful module!

Approach and landing on the carrier was a challenge and although there were a number of bolters, very few ended up wrecking their rides on the deck.

@near_blind, @boomerang10 and I all getting ready to go again :slight_smile:

Second favorite was tanking. Getting feet dry with a useful load required cutting back on the fuel. Luckily there was a tanker in theatre, providing the second challenge of the evening.

The tanker crew spent a lot of time in a turn, making the tanking experience a little frustrating at times :slight_smile:


And, of course, we all had to keep trying to get back aboard.

Great to see everyone taking part!


#959

I’m not jealous at all… This hype and carrier ops had better continue for at least two more weeks so I can take part in some small way… grumble grumble


#960

Just had a great mission w/ @near_blind, @fearlessfrog, @Tankerwade and @DeadMeat. A2A sweep, A2G rocket attack. Nice. Shots coming tomorrow.

:smiley:


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#962

Beacon of Rhohan lit for @Tankerwade there on the last shot. Would be atmospheric at night.

@Fridge and I ran the perfect ground attack missions, apart from the lack of ground attacking on my part. I did dodge a manpad though, so the ship at least got a slightly used Su-33D back.