So barest of impressions.
STOBAR Is the most unnatural and deviant of all carrier techniques for non V/STOL aircraft
It handles like a dream at low speed, which is good because the russian landing symbology is utter crap.
PFM/Ship interface still seems… iffy, hope they’re working on that
Catching a wire is supes satisfying.
I got blown up by a JBD.
WHO DESIGNED THE CANOPY BOW SO THAT IT BOTH OBSTRUCTS THE REFUELING PROBE AND THE CLOSING SPEED LIGHTS ON TANKER? YOBANI UROD GAZYOT DEBIL BLYAT IDI NAHUI! TO GULAG WITH YOUR FAMILY!
I’m not sure if the probe autopilot is hurting or helping, but more expirimentation is definitely needed to find proper rejoin speed. 313 Knots IAS was not it.
Good News: There is an IFLOLS!
Bad News: It’s visible from roughly twelve feet.
The AoA indexer is reversed. This is extremely annoying. VAMF, why you do this?
Overall: Plane is good, the supporting technology has some improvements to make, but is a move in the right direction.