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CowboyTodd41
05-18-2004, 10:49 PM
Will this be modeled in that game? They were over Okinawa and had a simple air to air radar system, and I believe some were even modified to carry two (or four?) 20mm in stead of .50cals, although I could be wrong. Anyway, will the F6FN be modeled in game?

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CowboyTodd41
05-18-2004, 10:49 PM
Will this be modeled in that game? They were over Okinawa and had a simple air to air radar system, and I believe some were even modified to carry two (or four?) 20mm in stead of .50cals, although I could be wrong. Anyway, will the F6FN be modeled in game?

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Latico
05-18-2004, 11:29 PM
F6F-3, F6F-5, and F4U-2 were equiped with the ATA Radar. TBM-3D Avengers were equiped with surface Radar (I think).

Maybe we could get these in a later patch after PF comes out. They didn't come into combat service until very late '43.

If I'm not mistaken, the early ATA RAdars were put in the Avengers which flew with a pair of non-equiped VF's. The Avenger crew would vecter the VF's to a bogy using it's Radar. The VF pilots still had to get a visual in order to shoot at their targets.

TgD Thunderbolt56
05-19-2004, 07:51 AM
I have an autographed book by Bruce Porter about Marine night fighters. I'll look at the dates of deployment in there. That would be an interesting addition also though I wouldn't expect it in the initial release either.



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