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#1 Graphic

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 02:01 AM

Here are some very well done videos made by a gentle Australian man.

Now keep in mind that a lot of this doesn't really work like it should because of the current FMs making turn rate the only relevant attribute, but they should be helpful to some extent and much more helpful later as the game comes close to completion.

These are for Rise of Flight, a WW1 flight combat sim but the concepts are applicable to WW2. To put it another way, these are flight combat tutorials period, not Rise of Flight tutorials


Energy Fighting (Rope-A-Dope)

Energy Fighting (Boom-n-Zoom

Defensive Energy Fighting

How to bounce a target

Ground Strafing

Types of pursuits

Cuban Eight

Split-S

Chandelles

High Yo-Yo

Straight Yo-Yo

Pitch Back

Barrel Rolls

Barrel Roll Attack (Lag displacement rolls)

Rolling Scissors

Flat Scissors

Head on passes #1 Frontal Attack <--- watch this to avoid the constant head on rams in WT

Head on passes #2 Turning Attack

Head on passes #3 Lead Turn

Bombing #1 Stationary Targets

Bombing #2 Moving Targets
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Posted 05 September 2012 - 12:19 AM

Some nice videos indeed. Been playing Rise of Flight for ages as well :)

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 02:59 AM

Nice videos, I wonder if the guy who made them is still active, it would be nice to have him here.
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Posted 05 September 2012 - 03:33 AM

Nice videos, I wonder if the guy who made them is still active, it would be nice to have him here.


he still answers youtube comments, so hes still around.

Someone in a position to should offer him an invite
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Posted 05 September 2012 - 11:54 PM

Nice videos, I wonder if the guy who made them is still active, it would be nice to have him here.


For sure he is active nowadays, his callsign is "Requiem" when i remember correctly and hes a famous pilot in Rise of Flight, flying with his squadron on the full realism server "Syndicate" at which whole historic air battles will get replayed !!
You should be able to meet him there, but first RoF is good bit harder to master as WT (for unmatched realism and for the fragile planes) and second you have usually to wait out of the gates to join, cuz the maximum number of participants is 64 and its most times full !!
This means, ALL 64 people are participating in the same air battle...

(at least all this was fact, when i flew last time RoF 2 or 3 months ago...)

Someone in a position to should offer him an invite

Those Guys would give all here around such a hard nut to crack that you would perhaps regret your wish soon :fed004:
Whoever tried to get a Fokker Dr.I at least a bit to do what you want her to do and watch those Guys later performing in Dogfights with such beasts, can only acknowledge that this is state of the art of virtual flying :01212:
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Posted 10 September 2012 - 02:59 AM

I just want to mention, i found some more, These are from a world war two game.

Reversing a bounce
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkqPaAei0VQ

Energy cooperation
www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrPkfgeYA0k

Head to head sideslip
www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwTeBg2OgwY

Drag and bag
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQ_1E39Cc2Q

Dicipline and restraint <- NEED MORE OF THIS
www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJY-DnrTzgc

Defensive choices
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJ2Zuy8i1SM

Boom and Zoom
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIz-3Wg7x_A

Rolling scissors
www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKZNZF90k1k

Stall fighting
www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGZc9UGshAo

Deflection gunnery <- Easier with the leading sight in arcade mode.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=STRJIUqRc7k
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Posted 10 September 2012 - 03:38 AM

Nice topic and videos there from a really good sim, but in arcade sadly some of them are useless due to the over-strength of the rudders and arcade settings.
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Posted 07 October 2012 - 05:28 AM

Yes, such as the head on... I find that the easiest way to do a good headon is to zero in on the target, and open fire at 1.5 miles. When i see their tracers i do a hard max displacement barrel roll followed by a hard turn to get on their tail. This is with mouse of course, with joystick, its hopeless to even try a head on.
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Posted 12 October 2012 - 04:07 AM

Ah, silver hotdog. Been a long time since I first saw those, I learned a thing or two about shooting from watching them. Never saw him after I stopped playing on the Ace servers though, wonder if he still plays?
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Posted 26 December 2012 - 09:36 PM

Great movies for begginers! S!
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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:48 PM

Is Rise of Flight only 1st World War?


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Posted 10 January 2013 - 12:51 PM

Is Rise of Flight only 1st World War?

Yes


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:02 AM

I don't know about the head on pass techniques - from Requim - I think BSH gives a much better simpler and more practical way of doing it..


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Posted 30 January 2013 - 08:22 AM

+1 for you OP. I found those HIGHLY useful. 

Thank you for taking time out to do the post.


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Posted 01 February 2013 - 08:12 PM

Another great tactics playlist http://www.youtube.c...r7YLzL2XKmluTtC

 

And BigSilverHotdog's channel http://www.youtube.c...low=grid&view=0


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Please use these videos to promote WT everywhere where possible: Axis & Allies, Realistic Battles.

 


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 12:19 AM

Great videos. I feel like I instinctively did most of this stuff before I was ever exposed to maneuvers tho. I think common sense plays a big role.


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