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WilhelmSchulz.
07-10-2006, 06:31 PM
I was looking in U-Boat.net and found a page on Aircraft.
Planes used in SHIII
Short Sunderland (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/sunderland.htm)
Consolidated PBY Catalina (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/catalina.htm)
Consolidated B-24 Liberator (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b24.htm)
Vickers Wellington (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/wellington.htm)
Fairey Swordfish (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/swordfish.htm)
Grumman TBF Avenger (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/avenger.htm)

Planes not used(DAMM DEVS!!!)
Lockheed Hudson Patrol Bomber (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/hudson.htm)
de Havilland Mosquito (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/mosquito.htm)
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/whitley.htm)
Lockheed Ventura and Harpoon (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/ventura.htm)
Vickers Warwick (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/warwick.htm)
Douglas B-18 Bolo (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b18.htm)
Avro Anson (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/anson.htm)
Grumman Wildcat/Martlet (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/wildcat.htm) http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif
Handley Page Halifax (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/halifax.htm)
Martin PBM Mariner (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/mariner.htm)
Boeing B-17 (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b17.htm)
North American B-25 Mitchell (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b25.htm)

Note no Hurcanes. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif

WilhelmSchulz.
07-10-2006, 06:31 PM
I was looking in U-Boat.net and found a page on Aircraft.
Planes used in SHIII
Short Sunderland (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/sunderland.htm)
Consolidated PBY Catalina (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/catalina.htm)
Consolidated B-24 Liberator (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b24.htm)
Vickers Wellington (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/wellington.htm)
Fairey Swordfish (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/swordfish.htm)
Grumman TBF Avenger (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/avenger.htm)

Planes not used(DAMM DEVS!!!)
Lockheed Hudson Patrol Bomber (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/hudson.htm)
de Havilland Mosquito (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/mosquito.htm)
Armstrong Whitworth Whitley (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/whitley.htm)
Lockheed Ventura and Harpoon (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/ventura.htm)
Vickers Warwick (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/warwick.htm)
Douglas B-18 Bolo (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b18.htm)
Avro Anson (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/anson.htm)
Grumman Wildcat/Martlet (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/wildcat.htm) http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif
Handley Page Halifax (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/halifax.htm)
Martin PBM Mariner (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/mariner.htm)
Boeing B-17 (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b17.htm)
North American B-25 Mitchell (http://uboat.net/allies/aircraft/b25.htm)

Note no Hurcanes. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_mad.gif

hueywolf123
07-10-2006, 06:47 PM
WS, Looky at what the coastal command mosquito had,
In June 1942 the FB.VI fighter-bomber model flew, and this was to become the most built Mosquito. It had the four .303 guns and four 20mm cannon of the night fighter, but could also carry two 500lb bombs internally , and from 1944 on wards they were equipped to carry four rockets or a 500lb bomb under each wing. A variation was the FB.XVIII, sometimes called "Tse Tse", in which the four 20mm cannon were replaced by a single 57mm Molins cannon, which weighed 715kg and fired 6lb shells. Only two .303 guns retained, and additional armour was installed. These were originally intended as anti-tank aircraft, but because the 57mm cannon was obsolete in this role they were directed to Coastal Command.
Imagine a high speed bomber like that with a 57mm slung under it, now imagine being caught on the surface by a squadron of them

Kaleun1961
07-10-2006, 07:14 PM
Except that ASW squadrons did not fly in squadrons on patrol, like fighters did. ASW aircraft were mostly loners. They didn't need to fly in groups, as they didn't have to operate in areas of Luftwaffe fighter interdiction. They operated alone so that they could cover more ocean miles. The only time they operated in groups was when the Germans tried sailing their U-boats on the surface through the Bay of Biscay in the presence of U-flaks. The Allies countered by ganging up on such groups and their success caused the Germans to abandon the concept. After that it was back to solo hunting of U-boats. If an individual hunter required assistance it could call in help, but not in the ridiculous swarms like we see in this game.

WilhelmSchulz.
07-10-2006, 07:15 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif *faints*

Baldricks_Mate
07-10-2006, 08:07 PM
Love the Mosquito, all time fave! Can't get enough http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif

Thanks for pointing that link out http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif