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argnan
03-21-2005, 12:22 PM
How can you load up planes in the wings of the big russian bomber( i can't remember the name)you know the one with the four engines.The one that instead of steering ruder has steering wheel like a car...

argnan
03-21-2005, 12:22 PM
How can you load up planes in the wings of the big russian bomber( i can't remember the name)you know the one with the four engines.The one that instead of steering ruder has steering wheel like a car...

Kapt_A
03-21-2005, 01:17 PM
There is a wealth of information in the 'readme' files of your installed folder of game.

Using the SPB

The SPB consists of the TB-3 mothership and a pair of attached I-16s. There are special versions of these, TB-3 4M-34R SPB and I-16type24 SPB.
When building a mission, you can attach the I-16 to the mothership the same way you attach gliders to planes €" set up a flight of I-16s with one waypoint, and set the waypoint€s target to the TB-3 (go to the Waypoint tab of the Object window with your I-16 selected, hit the Set button and click on the TB-3). The I-16 will be attached to the TB-3 in the beginning of the mission. You cannot build missions where I-16s start detached from the TB-3 and attach afterwards.
AI flying these I-16s will automatically detach when the TB-3 approaches a GATTACK waypoint. The I-16s then will attack the site and return to escort the TB-3 back. You may use the €œAircraft Attach/Detach€ button when flying these planes to detach from the TB-3, or drop the I-16s if you€re flying the TB-3.
In dogfight mode, you may attach your I-16 to the TB-3 mothership while on the airfield. To do so, taxi the plane to the attachment port under the TB-3€s wing, and press the €œAircraft Attach/Detach€ button. Your plane will be attached to the mothership and your landing gear will be raised automatically.
Note that while attached to a TB-3, I-16s drain the mothership€s fuel reserve, and if their engines are left at low RPM their fuel tanks will slowly refill to 100%.

According to historical sources there were many different versions of the SPB link-up. We only model one of them which was used in 1942 and later.