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Old 03-28-2009, 12:01 PM   #41
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I personally fear AA (including Jets) about 3x as much now when I fly on Kashan than Tanks/other vehicles.

Not sure what you're going on about. Mongolian summed it up well, Helo Pilots need to have a better sense of the flow of battle thinking strategically about how they want to fly. I was creating a guide about how to fly Transport/Logistics well, but stopped. Might end it know, since it went into good detail about the line of advance regarding where your forces are and what the best path is to get to them/exit out.


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Old 03-28-2009, 07:44 PM   #42
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You can shoot down anything even if it starts dropping flares before you see him.Personal experience,from both sides.
This is absolutely untrue. AA will always lock on flares if they are anywhere near the sight picture rather than the real heat source.
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Old 03-29-2009, 01:12 PM   #43
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I think that now, after playing for a while, one of the largest problems in game is transportation. Specifically the helicopter transports. the good pilots out there do a wonderful job, but there are not a lot of them. i understand the idea behind it being hard to fly a chopper, but i think it needs to be toned down a little bit. everytime im in a chopper im praying that we wont smash, crash, and burn, which has happened to me, and many of us, a lot. i think that while making flying a specialty is realistic and cool, there are just not enough people who want to spend most of PR flying choppers around. the real action is centered on ground combat, so thats where most people want to be. im not asking for a total overhaul, but maybe just tuning it down a notch so more people can fly choppers.
i found that flying a helicopter is much easier in PRSP than PR

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Old 03-29-2009, 01:26 PM   #44
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I noticed playing Muttrah, that people who are in INF squads, or even APC squads, as soon as they spawn they run for a helo. I even saw a friendly firefight between a squad of pilots and some guy in INF fight because the INF guy kept taking the helos, and crash them right over the edge.

Not to mention, how many times whilst in a helo, and telling the pilot where i want to get dropped off, they drop me off in the middle of enemy territory, thinking I'm some haxorspesialforses, thus me getting shot 2 seconds after.(and helo going down)
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