ricnunes: thanks for the input! It's very appreciated.

nick10: yes, it perhaps went under tha radar, but a few days ago our programmer scary_pigeon posted a video showing the AI succeed in landing a Sea Harrier on Hermes deck. This AI is really flying the Harrier in the V/STOL mode without fudges or magic forces pushing it here and there: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yng0_utGRiA

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