There is no content in this section
[Goes to start the "how long before it actually turns up at the European distributors?" stopclock one last time.... ]
My shipment of is scheduled for delivery this evening. I'll start processing the orders tomorrow and the first ones should start shipping out Friday
I agree Jan, the new Caproni bombers do look good. It's a huge plus that they are not glossy.
Since we still have time before the next Con, we should discuss the dates. Sven, what are the more convenient terms for you?
É, parece que todos concordamos que será difícil isso decolar, infelizmente
End of May would work for me
Hi Ian, welcome from Essex.
Oops, spot the man who only plays the WWI game.... 15 might be a bit harsh, but 22.5 sounds plausible, 30 generous.
Only 364 days to the next one eh Neil ;
You may have a point there Rob
Pretty much proved on the Fighting Wings tables; a few jet on jet games (Glosters or P-80s vs Me-262s) resulted in lots of board shifts to keep the planes
You need to use Carl Brisgamer's Swordfish deck, found here:
I think more 45 degrees than 90, but a proper for real no **** dive bomber. Utter madness of course, but it seems to have worked....
The trouble is that no aircraft has a single "turn rate" - it varies with speed, altitude, and acceptable parameters for the pilot (ie. is he
I'd need to sit down and experiment, but straight-then-turn versus a single smooth turn card should produce a bigger turn radius, which certainly seems
A dive bomber??? maybe more of a glide bomber
That's been proposed before; my problem with that is then you don't get a smooth turn. Now: your end point may be the same. I haven't worked on that yet.
Would this be a bad time to mention that besides obvious things like air sea rescue, the Walrus was occasionally used as a dive bomber...? (Mainly by
I don't have the energy to do the maths right now, but maybe use one of the slower existing decks for the 262, with each move being two cards - a compulsory
We need a whole new set of rules and maneuver decks for the early jets; even the fast planes are 100mph slower than the Me-262.
This is nice, Peter.
Here's my take on the stats:
Maneuver deck: XB; (the initial version [200 or so] were a bit faster (315mph);
Hits: 34; ceiling: 8; climb:
examples of Finn Planes:
any one keen to try and make some custom cards?
Here are some selected profiles from the excellent Mushroom Publishing company from their Yellow series book on the Walrus:
This is one of those threads that gets better and better by the time. Rob's story the B-26's becoming so wonderful in Dave's hands and Mike's amazing