View Full Version : How many different planes do you fly?

12-31-2004, 08:07 AM

12-31-2004, 08:07 AM

12-31-2004, 08:23 AM
I fly the P-38L, mostly. I also fly the Wildcats, and love the Corsairs to death, but the Wilcats can be a real challenge, so I tend to be in a Wildcat more than a Corsair.

I like to test fly every plane in the game, but I don't have to fly any more than the planes I enjoy most in serious combat. It just makes me happy to know that those planes are available in the game, and that my buds can have their pick of many planes.

Also, I wish that I could have had two choices, because I hardly ever fly anything but allied planes, although when you get right down to it, I love every plane in this game http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif


12-31-2004, 08:35 AM
i fly about 3-6, Mainly spits,but i fly 109s,190s,Corsairs,A-20 and P-38s, depends on what kind of flying in wanna do,BnZ, mud moving ect. or what other aircraft are on the opposing side.

12-31-2004, 08:37 AM
i fly the Bf-109G-2 exclusively but it happens that i fly other planes sporadic for example when i fly PF missions then it can be a Wildcat or a Corsair, but the G-2 is my one and only baby http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif

12-31-2004, 08:42 AM
Simple answer - I fly them all. I have a set of regulars (Ki-61, A6M, F4F, F4U, F6F, P-39, P-40, P-51, Bf-109F-K), but I fly all the single engine fighters in the sim (except the Yaks - don't really care for them) on a regular basis. My preferences lie with Pacific Theater planes. My favorites are all variants of the Ki-61, F4U, P-40, and P-47 - and I (modestly ;-) )consider myself to be very good in them.

Personally, I'm dying to get the Ki-100, J2M3, N1K1-J/N1K2-J, and Ki-43-II.

Variety is what I live for. Can't stand being stuck with just a few planes.

I voted "6 to 9" but think there should be a "9 or more" choice.


12-31-2004, 08:47 AM
Mainly Ju-87, He-111, Bf110. Occasionaly other aircraft. (IL2, B25, P47)

12-31-2004, 09:05 AM
I fly:

Me109 all time favorite ride
FW190 when the upper isn`t available in coop
Zero lovely,light and powerful
Ki61 the underdog I like
P51 for the feel of power this plane has

12-31-2004, 09:05 AM
Spits, A-20, F4U, P38, Beaufighter, and occasionally dabble in other Allied planes from time to time or if a server or scenario requires it.

Thing is there 5 types of plane is about 30 different models in total, in theory!

12-31-2004, 09:16 AM
Primarily I fly 109's being f4, g6 late with mk108 or k4 when I can, even if I prefer g2's handling, 42 sets are rare, and in late 43 scenarios it lacks some punch against the best vvs. For ground straffing I love G6s with mk108 and a pair of mg151/20.
Given the chance, ju87's for tank busting (usually Gs, or whatever I can with a sc1800 satan).

12-31-2004, 09:19 AM
It should come as no suprise that I fly the P-47 almost exclusively. But occassionally one can find me at the controls of a P-38, A-20, P-51 or Hellcat.

12-31-2004, 09:26 AM
I`m very particular in what I fly.
Spitfire. LA5. I16 and the Hurri. Sometimes the P40.

The others I`ll try on a dieroll. But honestly, to get good you need to have a few favourites, not many.

12-31-2004, 09:27 AM
Online I fly the Fw190D-9 95% of the time, the other 5% consist of Fw 190A and Ta 152H.

I mostly do tests, and that involves flying ALL planes! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

12-31-2004, 09:31 AM
Still in AEP V2.04, but regularly fly 6-9 planes plus daily:

BF109-G2 - Great LW plane for maneuverability.

FW190-A9 - with two MK108s, my fav B and Z ride.

Hurri MkIIc - Slow speed and bloated roll, but great low-speed handling and 4 Hispanos at convergence are quite an impact.

P39-Q1 - Awesome 37mm cannon, great zoom climb, good turner, plus the .50s are good for peppering wings and aiming the cannon.

He-111-H6 - Fast, versatile and powerful bomber. Great for ships with Torps x 2 and Ground targets with SC2000 x 2. I love manning the gunner stations online in DFs or Co-ops. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Spitfires (All Mks) - Prefer the clipped-wing variety for increased roll, HF great climber and Vb best turner. Good firepower, but ammo can run out quick, if not accurate.

P-51D - Versatile, fast, I mostly fly it as a fighter-bomber. Make my bomb run and then climb up to around 3000m for some energy fighting. Occassionally, I will mix it up on the deck with most of the late-war planes, but she prefers to be fast.

Ki-84 (All) - The 1c has the best 30mms in the game, IMO. All variants fly extremely well for speed, maneuverability and climb. My plane of choice against Spits, La7s and Yaks. The roll of the Ki-84 mixed with heaping helpings of rudder, makes for some great maneuvering.

Yak-9T - Very capable 37mm cannon, much easier to aim than P-39, good maneuverability and fun to get those "one-shot" kills, especially if you get the cockpit. My favorite Yak.

All in all, I prefer firepower over maneuverability, in the sense that making the kill quickly, allows one to prepare for the next bogey faster.


12-31-2004, 09:39 AM
3-6 regularly.mainly 109 all models,FW190 ,Me110,Heinkel 111 (but i do like the B25 and A20 as well(hurry up with that JU88 will ya!) http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

TgD Thunderbolt56
12-31-2004, 09:42 AM
My answer isn't a listed option. I fly them all...although I don't spend nearly the amount of time on bombers as I do in fighter aircraft.

It doesn't matter to me though. I fly Axis or Allied and try to fly what's needed to complete an objective. If there are three or four bombers, sometimes I'll fly close support and sometimes I'll fly a bomber to increase the effectiveness of the "box".

If there are many bombers for the other side, I'll try to fly something that effectively deals heavy damage to them (i.e. P-39, Yak9 UT, etc...)

I find that limiting the birds I fly only limits the fun I can have in this sim.


12-31-2004, 09:43 AM
If it can get off the ground ( or carrier ) I fly it.

12-31-2004, 09:49 AM
I http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif mainly fly 3 planes, P-51, 109 G-10, and 190 Dora. These are my fav. planes to fly, very fun to fly also, when I wanna get somebody back for bouncin me, I usually hop in a Ta from time to time, just to show em who's boss http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif Aside from these planes, I rarely fly anything else.

S! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

a.k.a. BIFF P-51 PILOT in ubi.com lobbies

12-31-2004, 10:22 AM
P51 for the most part, Fw190A, P47. I love the Ta, I enjoy 109's especially the Emil. But for combat, I generally use the P51, P47, 190A, and maybe sometimes the 190D. I wish I could get proficient with the Ta152's cannon. I really love its flight characteristics.

12-31-2004, 10:43 AM
I fly them all. Of course I have my favorites but even those vary depending on the situation. I also get a lot of enjoyment from the fact that a plane is performing close to what I have read it was like in real life.

Ever since installing 3.03m I have been having a ball in the Lagg3 since now its much heavier feeling and less responsive.Never flown a real one, never will but its handeling more like actual accounts indicate it should.

I'm just lucky to have found a squad that has so many gifted mission builders in it and I get a real kick out of seeing what they will put me behind the stick in next. Couple of nights ago it was P.11's, something like Luftwaffe 1st strike. Of course we were slaughtered but we put up a heck of a fight.

I know its often debated here about less planes , better fm's but I think with this dated engine, 50 or 15 we would still have more or less the same FM's and under the right circumstances I'll fly anything ehh Dubbo? I'm the new lobbiest for a RAAF Boomarang to be added!

12-31-2004, 10:44 AM
Ifly spitfire V, Spitfire IX, P-38L, Beaufighter, FW190A8, FW190D and TA152H1 regularly offline.

However being interested in the exploits of the fighter pilots of WW2, I read a fair amount about their experiences and like to try and simulate some of the actions using IL2 as a result there is the potential for me to use quite a few different aircraft. For example I have been using the Hurricane and Gladiator with the "The Blue" mission created by Bird_brain after reading about the Malta and North Africa campaigns.

I'm hoping that we will be able to fly the Tempest and Typhoon and that someone will produce a couple of missions simulating Bodenplatte 01.01.45 and Falliase 1944 as my main area of interest is the ETO between 1942 and 1945.

12-31-2004, 10:52 AM
I have flown, and dare I say mastered, each and every plane in IL2:FB:AEP:PF.

However, at this moment, I choose to fly the best plane in the game. This is the BF-109K4.
It out-climbs, out-turns, and out-guns all opponents.

12-31-2004, 10:55 AM
I like to use all of the Focke Wulf types dependent on which server I use http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

I dont like to use the other planes http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

TgD Thunderbolt56
12-31-2004, 10:55 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Sir.Robin-1337:
I have flown, and dare I say mastered, each and every plane in IL2:FB:AEP:PF.

However, at this moment, I choose to fly the best plane in the game. This is the BF-109K4.
It out-climbs, out-turns, and out-guns all opponents. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

LOL...a little Axis propaganda to get peeps to fly the K-4 so you can snipe them in your Pony Robin? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/354.gif

12-31-2004, 10:57 AM
Negative TgD.

The Mustang was Q4 2004. THe K4 is Q1 2005.

12-31-2004, 11:46 AM
In no particular order, my primaries are:

D9 44

I voted for choice #1 because I spend 80-90% of my time in them, but I really enjoy the P47, the P38, the Ju87 and naturally the whole 190 family (espc the A5, still ticking after all these years http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif )

For recreational purposes I simply love the A6m series and as always the La7 and Yak3 are enjoyable to fly as well as the Mig3u.

Lastly my all time favorite ground attack aircraft to fly is the IL2-43M. Even though we now have 140 odd types available, the IL2 has lost none of it's appeal and is still a superb aircraft.

&lt;&gt;S and Happy New Years

12-31-2004, 11:58 AM
My enjoyment from this series is in mission building and flying co-ops online with my friends. My missions usually contain flyables from red and blue sides so that humans can choose Allied or Axis and we'll frequently fly the mission from both sides. Lately I've been concentrating on historical contexts and will employ aircraft models representative of that timeframe. In the beginning I flew primarily Axis aircraft...all the 109 and 190 variants, then expanded to the He-111s, Ju-87s and Bf-110 as they became available. As the series expanded, I began to fly the UK and US aircraft, creating scenarios in which they were employed within their historical context. I have flown all the P-47 variants, but most enjoy the late model due to the relatively unobstructed view, all the Mustangs and the P-38s. Using a little creative license inasmuch as our maps are limited, I made some Battle of Britain missions in which I fly either the Spit or Hurricane. I did the same thing with the B-239 to make a Wake Island mission using one of the Gulf of Finland maps for the islands. As things progressed, I now have added all the Corsairs to my repertoire flying off US and UK carriers as well as the Hellcats, Wildcats, SBDs and, now, the F2 from the real Wake Island map. I enjoy flying the B-25, A-20 and Blenheims in my New Guinea and Guadalcanal missions. I've flown the IL-2, Yak and MiG variants as well as the TB-3, but the Russian aircraft are not my favorites. I do enjoy the Japanese aircraft, but have a rather difficult time with the Hayabusa gunsight. I've got bomber intercept missions using the rocket planes and jets, which are fun and a considerable departure from the norm. To me, the variety of aircraft offered in the merged installation is like a full palette to a painter. If I didn't experience what they've got to offer, I'd be shortchanging myself. I have a few favorites like the P-38s, P-51s, Spits, Doras, Zekes and Corsairs. I suppose if I were into DFs I'd pick something I felt comfortable with that was competitive, but that ain't my cup of tea.

12-31-2004, 11:59 AM
S all !
Basic 6-9 planes. 109 F/G series specially G-6 late and G-2 ! Warm seat at Fw-190 A´s/D9, Spitfire MkVIII, Beaufighter, Me-262A-1a, La-7, Yak 3, Me-163 and P-47D27.
Will give attetion on the K-4.

12-31-2004, 12:06 PM
I fly Me 109 G6 a/s or K4 for blue and Hurricanes or spit ixs for red but would also like time to try to learn to fly FW190s for blue and thunderbolts for red

I also like the gladiator in the blue campaign reminds me of Flying Corp days http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

12-31-2004, 12:11 PM
Mostly the Fw-190 A4 A5 A6
but have flown all the planes in il-2
From I-153's,I-16, Il-2 to the spitfires, mustang Lightning , to PF Corsair hellcats' Zeros' etc etc

12-31-2004, 12:14 PM
I'm pretty much a Bf109 guy.

But, I'm fairly handy in a Zero, too.

I can hit things (provided I can see the verschlugginer things) in a Stuka, and will sortie those from time to time.

On occasion, I'll dabble with the FW190 (which I suck in), the CR-42, or totally lose my marbles and sortie up some godforsaken Yak or LaGG.

12-31-2004, 12:22 PM
I do my weight training in the Jug...makes any other type seem incredibly agile etc hehe

P 47
P 63
I would fly the P 38 if it was anything near RL

I dabble in other types from time to time
Ki 84 but only 1A or1B models

I try to stay away from "uber" types,but occasionally induldge in a Spit

Most of the Russian types either seem way too good (La7, I-185, Yak 3P) and bore the hell outta me, or downright suck (early Yak n Laggs) but I will fly the I-16s...and would LUV to fly the Pe-2

And those rare times any jets are available, I will fly those

12-31-2004, 01:04 PM
I checked 6-9....but for me it just depends on the day. Sometimes I'll stick to 1 or 2, and sometimes I'll sample as many as possible. My goal was to get at least 1 online kill in every single flyable(and no-cockpit AI flyable), I've done that except for the G50 and Beaufighter. (Boy, they better not make the B-25H available.....good times)

Anyway lately for me its been mainly the F4U-1c(finally a truly lethal American plane) but I generally try to fly the most challenging plane I can be competetive with in any circumstances..Basically, if the server is full of excellant Ki and La7 pilots, i'll be in a La. If I have good teammates who will cover each other properly, I'll try with P-38's, P-47's and, of course P-51's.

If its more a look-out-for-yourself brawl, other than corsair's..it'll be spits,...and Hellcats and P40's are good in those situations too. Tried D9 today after months of not flying it and was astonished of how good it is now that I'm a little better of a pilot. But to know any plane's strengths and weaknesses you pretty much have to fly it yourself, IMHO.

12-31-2004, 01:45 PM

I'm 109s guy for almost three years http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

for online relax I take Ta-152 , for challenging I take every type of 109 that available in a DF-Server

I learn and fly every flyable plane for tactical-research mosty are p-51 and spitfire

I try to improve my skill in fw-190 for over two years but still noob , I think fw-190's pilots good for keep-discipline , cool hand and respect in team-combat role and that... is not my style but Ta-152 with a little cunning-tactical lonewolf is my style http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

for offline enjoyment a pilot-career Campaign with full switch is my favor and I have 3 setup:
- F4U in Okinawa'45
- Zero in Midway'42
- Ki84 in Okinawa'45


12-31-2004, 02:28 PM
I fly what ever the host provides on line. I like flying Hurricanes best. If you manage to survive you are doing OK.

12-31-2004, 02:32 PM
i fly them ALL

i make sure i get gaming time in ALL FLYABLE's

12-31-2004, 02:41 PM
i fly all too http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

if u dont fly all, u missing out http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

12-31-2004, 02:57 PM
fly 'em all, says me...

I love 1c

to the nth degree

for making this sim so perfectly...

I know you'll say that all these patches are g^y...but to get it right in the end http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif - 'tis the only way...

So thank you to Oleg, et al at 1c...

for creating this sim - and supporting it, free.....mostly.

12-31-2004, 04:39 PM
B-25J, Ki-43-IC, F4U-1A/D, F4F-3, P-40 (early models)

If the Kate or TBF were added, those would probebly become my two primary rides.

12-31-2004, 04:52 PM
I fly em all, but the planes that I know I can prove myself in are the:

P-40B/C/E/E M-105/M

12-31-2004, 05:22 PM
Bf-110 all the way!

It's got awesome armament and (in a dive) is the fastest thing in the air

I honestly don't understand why everybody doesn't fly the Zerstorer http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

12-31-2004, 05:48 PM
all of em for me, but i'm partial to a spit or beau most of the time

01-01-2005, 03:47 AM
All LW types (less on the Ta & me-262)

As aggressor training all the Allied types we run into http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

01-01-2005, 04:21 AM
At the moment online:

01-01-2005, 11:05 AM
My Main ride is the JUG. Love it to death.

I also fly these:

p40 all years
the zero
109G's all of them
Iar80 & 81

All LW & IJA/IJN planes I fly are for the BKs Squad of the 361st/318thvFG.

01-01-2005, 11:14 AM
Anything crappy, though mostly allied.

01-01-2005, 12:21 PM
Excellent poll Bear.http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Voted 1st option.
My main rides are Bf109G10/14, and P39Q10.(I just love this plane (P39) but I do not know why. Maybe it is because of it's weird look nose or somethin' else.. don't know http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif).

Currently I fly IJA campaign with Oscar/1a.

However, since of Pacific theatre introduction, I fly also some of the IJA planes in IJA fighter campaign like Ki431a/b, Ki61Ko, Ki84a/b. However. these ain't my favourite planes (I did not used to them yet) I stick to the above named three, when in other occasions.http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Of all planes and their cockpits I found Me109s cockpit to be the most user-friendly (that however, might be because I'm from Europe and used to the metric system)..

01-01-2005, 12:53 PM
All of them http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif Jack of all master of none here http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif

01-01-2005, 07:42 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by cygfrain:
I'm hoping that we will be able to fly the Tempest and Typhoon and that someone will produce a couple of missions simulating Bodenplatte 01.01.45 <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
Take a look here....
Hotspace has hooked you up. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif

I have been skipping around alot lately.
I have been trying to learn to fly the P-38 well against the Japanese fighters in the Pacific, so I have to fly the Tony and the Oscar as well to see what their weaknesses are.
I mostly fly the P-40E & M lately, but Chuck_Older's missions have gotten me to give the Hawk a go. I have also been playing with the P-40B in the Pearl Harbor area. My current campaigns are with the F4F, the F6F3 off a carrier and a Marine F4U for comparison. The Wildcat is a strategical challenge because you really need altitude & teamwork, but the Hellcat is probably the best all around Pacific ride IMHO. It rocks for AtoG work as well! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif The P-47 is my all time favorite but I haven't taken it out more than 1 or 2 times in the last month.
I really like the 109F & G models over the desert, and of course I have been messing around with the Spitfire variants, the Hurricane, and not too long back the J8A/Gladiator.

Variety keeps this game from getting boring, but I spend most of my time in the US planes.

01-01-2005, 10:01 PM
6-9....mainly the Cobra (Q,N variants), P-63, Mustang D, Stormovik (2-seat panzerknacker types), I-16, Yaks, La-5FN/7 (and lately I'm beginning to much prefer the 5FN), P-40 (the B/C in PF).

I haven't had PF long enough to really get into it much since the planes I was looking most forward to flying (other than the early 40's and Tony) turned out to be AI only.

01-01-2005, 11:45 PM
I fly allied where it wont upset server balance, but will fly anything on any side from any era of the war. I suspect there are still a very few flyable variants I haven't ever flown but would be hard pressed to specifically name one.

01-02-2005, 12:36 AM
I jump around a lot too.

My favourites, the planes I spend the most time in, are the IAR 81C, A-20G, Ki-61, I-16, LA-5FN, Me 262, MiG-3, Hurricane II and P-40E.

I jump around in other planes quite a bit, but I usually only fly one variant of each type. Such as P-51B (never D), razorback jugs, P-38J, Bf 109F, and FW 190D. Spitfires leave me cold, as do F6Fs. I like the Wildcats and F4Us, but I don't find myself flying them much.

Does anyone fly the BI-1 at least semi-regularly?

I usually take it up for a few sorties in one sitting each month, and I find myself intriged by the plane. Fuel consumption really isn't much of a problem if you stick to close range intercept missions (what else would this plane have been used for anyway?) and sensible speeds. However, I find the conservation of ammo a real problem in this particular plane.
I think its vertical climb abilties are fun, and it's nice to pull away from any other plane at will if you need to.

01-02-2005, 01:04 AM
Hurricane IIC #1
Mig Series #2
J8A #1 Online with Brother
A-20 Wow! Ground Pounding Fun! #3

The rest I'll use most of the time.
Buffalo Brewster F2 - still new with this one
P-38 both
Yak-7 & B
P-40 Series
Fiat 50
Fiat 42
Zero FloatPlane
IL-2 Series
P-47 Series
Ki-43 Series
Ki-84 Series
P-39 Series
Me-109 E Series
Fw-190 A6
SBD-3 both
Plus other's

01-02-2005, 01:34 AM
All of them.

I fly different planes at different times and I have my favourites, but I do fly all planes in AEP+PF and I try to master all of them.
At the moment I try to master the P38.

01-02-2005, 07:41 AM
Most of the time Zeke and Bf109....also Ta152, P47, FWs, Spits, Ki43,....despite what ppl said on this forum before I found lots of ppl flyin 90% of the time online on one side (red or blue)...I wonder why? theres so many planes....all of them with their good and bad characteristics.....I luv to try everything

01-02-2005, 09:10 AM
I'd say I'm a diehard Bf109 pilot flying all models from E to K... but I also enjoy flying the rest!

Planes I just love to fly (after my 109; in no particular order):
-FW190A/D/F; Ta152H
-A6Ms especially the A6M3
-P38J/L (it's not as bad as people tend to say... Had a lot of fun with it recently shooting down 1xSpit MkIXe, 1xB25H and 1xP40E in one single flight - get used to the dive brakes and you're good to go)
-Me262A1a/A2a for some ultra-fast cruising
-A20G (the ultimate vulching ride)
-B25 (see above)
-Spitfires (sometimes)
-Corsairs (for the extra carrier-thrill)

01-02-2005, 07:19 PM
All German, all Japanese, most American, even tried a Russian a couple of times. Thought about flying British.... once. Any not mentioned are skip overs.

01-02-2005, 08:49 PM
hhmm my main ride is the 190D9 Dora and love her to death http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif

planes after her are the:
all Bf109s
P40 warhawks kittyhawks all of them ,just got a weak for those planes
Bf110 for anger management http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

funny is that offline i always fly allied and online mainly LW http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

01-02-2005, 09:17 PM
Trying to fly them all. My faves are:
all 109's
Haven't made it to the Beaufighter yet. And have only flown the BF110 once so far.

01-02-2005, 10:03 PM
I try to fly many different types, but you'll usually find me in the Jug. You can also find me (in no particular order) in the A-20, Beau, Corsair (except for the -C), Hellcat, Bf-109s, Fw-190s, Zero's, Ki-43, FM-2.... and just about anything else with wings. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

I can't really pick an option in the poll. The closest I can pick would be 3-6 reguarly, although the bulk is spent riding the wings of the storm in the Thunderbolt. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

01-03-2005, 10:42 AM
I fly them all. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

01-03-2005, 10:59 AM
I thought it might be important for some of our newer membes to be made aware of something a lot of us already know as a basic.

Several folks have posted here that they only fly x plane/planes to have a better understanding of its weak points. This can be a good training practice but newcomers be aware. The AI posesses abilities that we don't, never assume that P-39 will go into a flat spin in the same situation that you do, never assume that zero can't dive beyond xyz speed just because you can't in the same plane.The A.I isn't subject to the same laws of physicis as you and I. Its still a very good way to familiarize yourself with the other rides, just don't fall into traps of believing "I'm safe now as I just zoomed above......plane and now I have the advantg...how did that thing catch me already?"

When ever possible practice against your live mates for a more realistic experiance.

01-03-2005, 02:51 PM
In no particular order:
Hurricane, Spitfire, Wildcat, P-51, P-47, P-38 and lately, thanks to a great Finnish/Soviet mini-campaign by Eurofinn, the B-239 - which is an unexpected blast.

01-03-2005, 08:40 PM
Il2 ( any 2 place )
Any Yak
About to try P-63 & 80

01-04-2005, 05:30 AM
All (really), more or less frequently. It mainly depends on two things: specific need of a mission (grond pounding or blowing from the sky), and sometimes wish to get into something new or unusual.

01-04-2005, 06:23 AM
US: F4, F6, P51B
UK: Spitfire (Mark IX CW)
Japan: A6M, KI84
German: ME109F
FW190 Dora 9, I http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif her, but I still can't handle her http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

01-04-2005, 07:34 AM
I fly anything with wings.
Much more fun to shot down highperformanceplanes in cr@ppy crates or bombers...doesnt always work as intended though. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif
I even enjoy highperformance planes if I can overload them with gunpods or such to get heavier.

The holes recieved in my planes increases the oxygenlevel and keeps me sharp.

01-04-2005, 08:49 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by F19_Ob:
I fly anything with wings.
Much more fun to shot down highperformanceplanes in cr@ppy crates or bombers...doesnt always work as intended though. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif
I even enjoy highperformance planes if I can overload them with gunpods or such to get heavier.

The holes recieved in my planes increases the oxygenlevel and keeps me sharp.
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

For some reason i agree 100% with you Ob http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif
I love taking the oldies up for a nice sightseeingtour
also P40's as seen the underdog a bit, just love it ^_^

Hurricane Mk1 -1938 model http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif
La5 - it just flies good
BF109E4/E7 , F4, G6, K4
Fw190A5 and A8
Yak1b, Yak9t,9k and Yak3
there are more i drive around in, but can't think up atm http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-indifferent.gif

01-05-2005, 03:44 AM
I like the P-38 most, then the P-47, P-51, IL-2, Lagg3, and Yak9. I got PF for Christmas, but haven't installed yet.

Can't see out of the FW190, and don't like the nazi/ijn equipment on principle, even though it's just a sim.