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LGC_frepi
03-23-2006, 11:11 AM
I am putting up a mission where a BI-1 level ace has to attack 4 JU87. The BI-1 has default weapon loadout and the JU87 have a bomb load ( don't recall exactly which on). I set the JU87 as the target on one of the waypoints. Both fly at 4000 m, the JU at 350 kmh and the BI-1 at 450 kmh. The BI-1 when reaching the JU87 starts to fly aroud them, as if trying to aim but never shoots. Is this a new behavior from the last patch? I use to make small mission s with the BI-1 and it always behaved correctly, but now it doesn't attack ennemy bombers...Anyone knows what is wrong?

LGC_frepi
03-23-2006, 11:11 AM
I am putting up a mission where a BI-1 level ace has to attack 4 JU87. The BI-1 has default weapon loadout and the JU87 have a bomb load ( don't recall exactly which on). I set the JU87 as the target on one of the waypoints. Both fly at 4000 m, the JU at 350 kmh and the BI-1 at 450 kmh. The BI-1 when reaching the JU87 starts to fly aroud them, as if trying to aim but never shoots. Is this a new behavior from the last patch? I use to make small mission s with the BI-1 and it always behaved correctly, but now it doesn't attack ennemy bombers...Anyone knows what is wrong?

VW-IceFire
03-23-2006, 03:50 PM
Check that his armament select ion is to Default and not Empty.

LGC_frepi
03-23-2006, 08:22 PM
I doubled checked-it before posting. The load-out is default.
I ran some tests, changing the pilot from green to ace. Green, and average don't shoot 1 bullet, veteran shoot a few without downing any and the ace shoots down one airplane. What amazes me is the number of turns that the BI-1 does around the JU87 as if looking for the best angle. Doing so, it misses plenty of easy kills. It never places itself behind the squadron and simply firing at it.

I changed the BI-1 for a Me163: same behavior.
I then though that maybe the speed difference between the hunter and the hunted was the problem. So I tried the BI-1 against unarmed TA152 flying at 500 kph. No difference.

If this is the result of the newer patch , it's a shame. I just hope that it will be corrected before BoB hits the market.

Aeronautico
03-26-2006, 06:23 AM
BoB?! It has nothing to do with IL-2, you know?

LGC_frepi
03-26-2006, 09:12 AM
I know, but I don't think Oleg's team will spend 1 minute on IL2-FB-PF once BoB will become available.

Aeronautico
03-26-2006, 03:19 PM
Oh, I see what you mean now...