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XyZspineZyX
09-21-2003, 10:20 AM
Iv'e made a mission including some Junkers and Arado seaplanes wich are destined to land along a shoreline protected by flak. It should be quite easy. But these AI-pilots obviously flunked at both navigation and landingskills in basic flyingschool!

They fly well to the second last waypoint, but then everything goes bananas in the cockpit. They fly into hills, they fly off the map, they try to land allmost anywhere, they stall and falls tailfirst for 30-40 meters, they dive into the sea like it was a scene in an Esther Williams-movie and so on.

What are with these pilots? Do they have a deathwish?

Does anybody know how to make a seaplane land at a given spot of the ocean?

Skarphol

XyZspineZyX
09-21-2003, 10:20 AM
Iv'e made a mission including some Junkers and Arado seaplanes wich are destined to land along a shoreline protected by flak. It should be quite easy. But these AI-pilots obviously flunked at both navigation and landingskills in basic flyingschool!

They fly well to the second last waypoint, but then everything goes bananas in the cockpit. They fly into hills, they fly off the map, they try to land allmost anywhere, they stall and falls tailfirst for 30-40 meters, they dive into the sea like it was a scene in an Esther Williams-movie and so on.

What are with these pilots? Do they have a deathwish?

Does anybody know how to make a seaplane land at a given spot of the ocean?

Skarphol

XyZspineZyX
09-21-2003, 10:28 AM
Trial and error might get you results but the only sure way to
ensure a good seaplane landing is to direct it to one of the
seaplane landing areas, only available on the Finland summer
map. This screenshot from the FMB shows the location of two
such water bases (there are more):

http://www.imgmag.org/images/delta9tetra/map-kronstad.jpg




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XyZspineZyX
09-21-2003, 02:32 PM
dont think ive ever had a problem /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif
set waypoint to landing and stick it in the water/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif