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#4497185 - 11/14/19 10:38 PM What career you flying right now?  
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High over the Front
Curious as to what my fellow WOFF’ers are up to in the war torn French skies.

#4497187 - 11/14/19 10:57 PM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Currently FA-13 in February '17, flying a DFW. Doing recon duty until I get promoted. It's a very, very, very slow career haha


I got fired as the door man at a sperm bank.
Apparently it's in poor taste to tell leaving customers "Thanks for coming."

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#4497194 - 11/14/19 11:58 PM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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I am currently flying US, 95 Aero, very end of May 1918, Nieuport 28.

Beard


More Scotch and Stogies for my Wingman!
#4497202 - 11/15/19 12:37 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Esc 68. N-16 France Nov 1916. Verdun Sector. Deep immersion Career

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#4497203 - 11/15/19 12:39 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Only have time for one right now – the deep immersion campaign career, in which my fellow is a flight commander in 19 Squadron in November 1916. I've never been fond of flying Spads, so I thought this campaign would give me the opportunity to get used to the things.

Cheers,

Raine

#4497208 - 11/15/19 01:21 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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High over the Front
I’m currently having my usual plane angst for “just one career at a time” so that I may focus.
56 Squadron with Se5’s (favorite plane) or 1 Squadron with the N17 (a close second). Got them both rolled up - just pending the Delete button on one. Or I can flip back and forth upon a...untimely demise.
Having too many favorites is an awful burden! wink

#4497209 - 11/15/19 01:40 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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L'Etoile du Nord
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Like Raine and Carrick, I am only flying the DiD Campaign at the moment. My current pilot is the station commander at Stow Maries for 37 Squadron, flying Home Defence with the B.E.12 in November of 1916.

Lou

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#4497218 - 11/15/19 04:56 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Currently flying a Roland during the Battle of the Somme.

How did I end up here? I pick the next airforce, advance the season and leave the rest to chance for each career when I die. (So if I die in winter 1916, I select the next airforce in line, select for spring 1916 and let the chips fall where they may from there) It means I end up in some interesting scenarios that I wouldn't usually choose for myself. The Roland has been fun since I can fly it like a fighter after my duties are completed, (Unless I have plates and a camera that need to be returned to base). However, the incredibly slow firing gun and not being able to see through the top wing really limit my effectiveness. Fortunately I can just open up the throttle and be somewhere else if things get hairy, it's quite easy to get away from scouts at this stage provided you see them coming.


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Wenn ihr sieg im deine Kampf selbst gegen, wirst stark wie Stahl sein.
#4497227 - 11/15/19 07:18 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Flying Jasta 29, April '17, in Marne, flying Albatros D.III early.

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#4497331 - 11/16/19 02:59 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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RNAS 9, during Bloody April. I like a challenge. Although I do think that sticking me in a N11 is a bit much. I can deal with the structural weakness. And I can even navigate without a compass thanx to Lou's maps. But no gunsight and only 194 rounds is a real pain. I've probably lost two kills because I ran out of ammo.


SALUTE TO ALL!
#4497352 - 11/16/19 01:23 PM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: Ace_Pilto]  
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Originally Posted by Ace_Pilto
Currently flying a Roland during the Battle of the Somme.

How did I end up here? I pick the next airforce, advance the season and leave the rest to chance for each career when I die. (So if I die in winter 1916, I select the next airforce in line, select for spring 1916 and let the chips fall where they may from there) It means I end up in some interesting scenarios that I wouldn't usually choose for myself. The Roland has been fun since I can fly it like a fighter after my duties are completed, (Unless I have plates and a camera that need to be returned to base). However, the incredibly slow firing gun and not being able to see through the top wing really limit my effectiveness. Fortunately I can just open up the throttle and be somewhere else if things get hairy, it's quite easy to get away from scouts at this stage provided you see them coming.



I love flying the Roland, it's a chunk and can't be thrown about but it's fast by 1916 standards.

I'm the scourge of any DH2 in the vicinity.

With the added bonus of bombing missions as well.


"A great deal of an aeroplane could be holed without affecting its ability to fly. Wings and fuselage could be—and often were—pierced in 50 places, missing the occupants by inches (blissfully unaware of how close it had come until they returned to base). Then the sailmaker would carefully cover each hole with a square inch of Irish linen frayed at the edges and with a brushful of dope make our aircraft 'serviceable' again within an hour." Cecil Lewis
#4497381 - 11/16/19 05:16 PM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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Hi,

RNAS 8 August 1917
Started in Mid June with Tripes now flying Camels.
Now on My fourth pilot.
#3 bit the dust on his first flight after changing to the Camel.
Bit too aggressive with G-Forces and lost the bottom wing going a Alb DV.


Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. A. Einstein

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#4497416 - 11/16/19 11:07 PM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: Stache]  
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Jasta 32 Sep 1918
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#4497417 - 11/16/19 11:12 PM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: DukeIronHand]  
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I love that Bavarian skin.


I got fired as the door man at a sperm bank.
Apparently it's in poor taste to tell leaving customers "Thanks for coming."

Former U.S. Army Medic - SGT.
#4497422 - 11/17/19 12:43 AM Re: What career you flying right now? [Re: AceMedic88]  
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Glad you like it. I made it from Gotthard Sachenburg's MFJ I skin. I will put it in a future skin pack if I can ever get the Mod creation thing down. Long learning curve but I'll get there.


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