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LuftWulf190
10-30-2004, 05:44 PM
Is it in PF? And is is flyable?

NegativeGee
10-30-2004, 05:48 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LuftWulf190:
Is it in PF? And is is flyable? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

No and not unless someone turns up some suitable references for the 'pit apparently.

There was rumourings over at Netwings from a guy is apparently working on an external model for Luthier, so we might see it AI at least.

It would be a crying shame to not have this bird flyable in PF as, quite simply, they rock http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/784.gif

LuftWulf190
10-30-2004, 05:51 PM
IMOP the Tojo is one of the most interesting of all Japanese planes. It can't be that hard to find a good cockpit reference. I mean CFS2 has a very nice Ki-44 series of aircraft. It would indeed be a real let down if it is not added.

Also, what about the Ki-100?

VW-IceFire
10-30-2004, 05:57 PM
Dig up the resources and post about it at the Netwings development site. Right now, a bunch of guys with books and resources are pouncing on the Kate. They are trying to provide as much detail about that and the Raiden as possible to try and get those flying.

Having a Ki-44, a Ki-45, and Ki-100 would be good dreams to have one day too. Find out as much about those birds as possible and see if they can use the details.

Stiglr
10-30-2004, 06:02 PM
Maru Mechanic has a Ki-44 issue, if I'm not mistaken.

Target:Rabaul (http://www.targetware.net) has a couple of Tojo variants, and it's an interesting little bird. Maneuverable, but with a snap roll habit to the left that can make things quite interesting.

One version has a very large cannon with just 10 rounds in it. Not much to spray around, but if you connect with it...hooo boy....

There's also an earlier war version of it with just MGs. There were a few pre-production Tojos as early as the Dutch East Indies campaign in early '42, and these actually saw combat.

NegativeGee
10-30-2004, 06:09 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LuftWulf190:
IMOP the Tojo is one of the most interesting of all Japanese planes. It can't be that hard to find a good cockpit reference. I mean CFS2 has a very nice Ki-44 series of aircraft. It would indeed be a real let down if it is not added.
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I agree, the Shoki does stand out from the crowd of mainly lightweight and highly manouverable IJN/IJA fighters that were it contemparies when it was first concieved. The CFS 2 Ki44 (http://pigeonh.free.fr/ki442.htm) model was rather good as well, although what references were used I don't know.

Eddie_W
10-31-2004, 06:46 AM
There's definitely an external model "in progress"... I'm just finishing it up now http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

actionhank1786
10-31-2004, 08:47 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Eddie_W:
There's definitely an external model "in progress"... I'm just finishing it up now http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Let me be the first to say
I Love you!
You dream maker! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

NegativeGee
10-31-2004, 10:31 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Eddie_W:
There's definitely an external model "in progress"... I'm just finishing it up now http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Dude! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif thanks for the heads-up, I'm really looking forward to seeing your "Demon" in the game http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

Mashie_Nibblick
10-31-2004, 10:38 AM
Thank you Eddie! I can't wait!

Saburo_0
10-31-2004, 12:51 PM
The Shoki is a favorite of mine really glad someone is woking on it.

The big cannon were 40mms used against B-29s.

Giganoni
10-31-2004, 04:42 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Stiglr:
Maru Mechanic has a Ki-44 issue, if I'm not mistaken.

http://www.targetware.net has a couple of Tojo variants, and it's an interesting little bird. Maneuverable, but with a snap roll habit to the left that can make things quite interesting.

One version has a very large cannon with just 10 rounds in it. Not much to spray around, but if you connect with it...hooo boy....

There's also an earlier war version of it with just MGs. There were a few pre-production Tojos as early as the Dutch East Indies campaign in early '42, and these actually saw combat. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I believe the main variant was the Ki-44-II Otsu which was four heavy mgs. Yes and the 47th I F chutai had 9 ki-44s and fought over malaya.

But, unfortunately all I have is one artist's drawings of the Ki-44 pit. No pics in my Japanese sources.

DIRTY-MAC
11-01-2004, 06:04 AM
it should be pretty good
a good climber, and diver
and fast.

Waldo.Pepper
11-01-2004, 01:35 PM
Some info in Japanese cockpit interiors pt. 1 (Monogram Close-Up 14)

Page 13.

PM me if you wish it.

Giganoni
11-01-2004, 02:34 PM
I really dont want to see the Ki-44I made. Although we could have them early 42, I'd rather see the more numerous K-44 II. Decent speed. Also max dive speed of 850kph would be good news. Only problem is the armament is a little light (in most versions). However, I like 4mgs so it will be enough.

Ruy Horta
11-02-2004, 11:17 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Waldo.Pepper:
Some info in Japanese cockpit interiors pt. 1 (Monogram Close-Up 14)

Page 13.

PM me if you wish it. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

PF dev. team has access to the later Monogram Japanese cockpit book, though info on the Ki-44 is sparce, incl. Maru Mech and Koku Fan.

Besides I've got many of these books myself and I gave a list to the Dev. team, got little response back than, so...

Between than and now I expanded the list somewhat, but am currenlt back on track - Jagdwaffe track that is when it comes to expanding my collection.