Developer Diary 01 dropped on July 25th, Developer Diary 02 dropped on August 28th, Developer Diary-03 dropped on November 02nd, Developer Diary-04 dropped on November 30th and Developer Diary-05 dropped on December 27rh, 2023.

Originally Posted by Jason Williams @"
DD 02:
(Posted August 28, 2023)

Dear Pilots,

Welcome to our second Developer Diary for Combat Pilot! Today we are showing off a very famous U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps fighter – the pugnacious F4F-4!

The Wildcat as it was called was the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ front-line fighter when war broke out. Like the Zero it fought in all the major early war battles and helped blunt the Japanese juggernaut during the first critical year of the war. The Wildcat was outclassed by the A6M in just about every way and losses were high. Several F4F pilots earned the Medal of Honor for their bravery while flying her and even though outperformed, many pilots became aces in the F4F series. American pilots had to invent new tactics to compete with the Zero including the famous “Thach Weave” that focused on teamwork to down A6Ms.

Read the rest of Developer Diary-02 at the Combat-Pilot forums.

To see what others thought of the Developer Diary here is a link to the DD-02 discussion thread at the Combat Pilot forums.
DD-02 Discussion thread:

Over time I will finish these out with the images and full text


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