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kalaluth
08-06-2006, 08:59 AM
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Sky Fighters is finished.

The chapter VII "The Flight goes on" ends the campaign, in North Africa.

Globally, it is 898 files, 250 Mb, 64 missions, and a big THANK YOU to all skinners, without which nothing is possible.

A development lasting 14 months, it is strange for me to stop it. But it was worth to remind these pilots, whose last one left us a few months ago (Fransizeck Perina)...

Well, an extract of the last briefing:
All the pilots arrived safe in Alger. Most of them were hoping to continue the fight from North Africa. But the French government surrenders, considering the desperate military situation. Making the analysis of the decision taken at that moment is not the purpose of this campaign.

The remaining pilots had a tragic choice to make, between two fidelities. Fidelity to their unit, with which they made so many fights, got so many victories and lost so many fellows. Or fidelity to the task they did up to now, to the battle they fought to push the German forces out of France.

From September 1939 to June 40, the GC-I/5 got the first place for the number of victories (111), and Lieutenant Marin la Meslée got the first place for the pilots (16 victories + 4 probably destroyed). The second place was for Lieutenant Dorance, of the second flight (14 victories + 3 probably destroyed). Captain Accart was at the fourth place (12 + 4). The two first Czech pilots were Captain Vasatko (12 + 2) and Lieutenant Perina (11 + 2).

Captain Accart was hospitalised 5 months after he was injured on June 1st. He wrote €œChasseurs du Ciel€ (Sky Fighters) during his convalescence. Demobilised in November 42, he escaped from France, but he was captured and interned in Spain. Released, he led the GC-II/2 €œBerry€ from January to October 1944, and the went to the USA at the Command and General Staff School. General Accart retired in March 1965.

Major Marin la Meslée will fight again too, leading the GC-I/5, equipped with P-39 first, then with P-47. He will find death on February 04th 1945, shot down by the Flack near Colmar.

"The end is sad, those who remain able-bodied until the end, in spite of the number of enemies, never refused fighting; they know that they are unvanquished."
Adapted from "Chasseurs du Ciel", by Jean Accart.

This campaign, as the book that inspired it, is dedicated
"To my best pilot,
Quartermaster Sergeant François Morel
Fallen by my sides on May 18th 1940
After having shot down twelve planes in eight days."

The download lilnks are in my signature. "Light" files are available on Simulation France Magazine (http://www.simulation-france-magazine.com). Click on "downloads", and "campagnes / missions Kalaluth".

Enjoy!

kalaluth
08-06-2006, 08:59 AM
http://i12.photobucket.com/albums/a250/kalaluth/CdCFinal.jpg

Sky Fighters is finished.

The chapter VII "The Flight goes on" ends the campaign, in North Africa.

Globally, it is 898 files, 250 Mb, 64 missions, and a big THANK YOU to all skinners, without which nothing is possible.

A development lasting 14 months, it is strange for me to stop it. But it was worth to remind these pilots, whose last one left us a few months ago (Fransizeck Perina)...

Well, an extract of the last briefing:
All the pilots arrived safe in Alger. Most of them were hoping to continue the fight from North Africa. But the French government surrenders, considering the desperate military situation. Making the analysis of the decision taken at that moment is not the purpose of this campaign.

The remaining pilots had a tragic choice to make, between two fidelities. Fidelity to their unit, with which they made so many fights, got so many victories and lost so many fellows. Or fidelity to the task they did up to now, to the battle they fought to push the German forces out of France.

From September 1939 to June 40, the GC-I/5 got the first place for the number of victories (111), and Lieutenant Marin la Meslée got the first place for the pilots (16 victories + 4 probably destroyed). The second place was for Lieutenant Dorance, of the second flight (14 victories + 3 probably destroyed). Captain Accart was at the fourth place (12 + 4). The two first Czech pilots were Captain Vasatko (12 + 2) and Lieutenant Perina (11 + 2).

Captain Accart was hospitalised 5 months after he was injured on June 1st. He wrote €œChasseurs du Ciel€ (Sky Fighters) during his convalescence. Demobilised in November 42, he escaped from France, but he was captured and interned in Spain. Released, he led the GC-II/2 €œBerry€ from January to October 1944, and the went to the USA at the Command and General Staff School. General Accart retired in March 1965.

Major Marin la Meslée will fight again too, leading the GC-I/5, equipped with P-39 first, then with P-47. He will find death on February 04th 1945, shot down by the Flack near Colmar.

"The end is sad, those who remain able-bodied until the end, in spite of the number of enemies, never refused fighting; they know that they are unvanquished."
Adapted from "Chasseurs du Ciel", by Jean Accart.

This campaign, as the book that inspired it, is dedicated
"To my best pilot,
Quartermaster Sergeant François Morel
Fallen by my sides on May 18th 1940
After having shot down twelve planes in eight days."

The download lilnks are in my signature. "Light" files are available on Simulation France Magazine (http://www.simulation-france-magazine.com). Click on "downloads", and "campagnes / missions Kalaluth".

Enjoy!

Vacillator
08-08-2006, 03:27 AM
Thanks for all of your hard work. Downloaded, awaiting a bit of spare time... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Snuffy Smith
08-12-2006, 01:35 PM
I got it fine. I already had the earlier I+II Jour J. It is a cumulative install, and one just installs III to VII over the existing folder to create the full campaign in one folder? You might want to post his in Mission Builder's forum. I did not see it there.

I notice some missions that seemed to be all on the same line, not on individual lines. Has anyone reported any missions that do not play in sequence? Code comes at FR24 in campaign.ini:

* Missions/Campaign/FR/Chasseurs_du_ciel/Videos/Chasseurs_du_ciel_FR23
1940-05-25.mis
* Missions/Campaign/FR/Chasseurs_du_ciel/Videos/Chasseurs_du_ciel_FR24
1940-05-26a0.mis 1940-05-26a1.mis 1940-05-26a2.mis 1940-05-26a3.mis 1940-05-26a4.mis 1940-05-26a5.mis 1940-05-26a6.mis 1940-05-26a7.mis 1940-05-26a8.mis 1940-05-26a9.mis
* Missions/Campaign/FR/Chasseurs_du_ciel/Videos/Chasseurs_du_ciel_FR25
1940-05-26b.mis

kalaluth
08-23-2006, 04:06 AM
When missions are placed in the same line of the campaign.ini file, only one of it will be played, at random in the line.

The computer will make a choice in the missions, when you lauch the campaign. If you miss the mission and play again, you will get the same mission again, except if you completely quit the campaign and go back to the first screen of the game. From there if you go back to the pilot career, another mission may be used.

Sorry for the delayed answer, I was in the Alpes montains, completely out of range for computer activity. Ressourcing... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif