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same as the unfashionable and extremely warm telogreiki jackets
 

 

What do you prefer, freeze your arse off but look fashionable or be warm :^)


 

 

Will be interesting to see how it plays out.
 

 

Unintended consequences come to mind :^) 

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lavochkin-Gorbunov-Gudkov_LaGG-3

 

Soviet pilots generally disliked this aircraft. Pilot Viktor M. Sinaisky recalled:

It was an unpleasant client! Preparing the LaGG-3 for flight demanded more time in comparison with other planes. All cylinders were supposed to be synchronized: God forbid you from shifting the gas distribution! We were strictly forbidden to touch the engine! ... [T]here were constant problems with [the] water-cooled engines in winter.... [T]here was no anti-freeze liquid [and y]ou couldn't keep the engine running all night long, so you had to pour hot water into the cooling system ... in the morning. ... [P]ilots didn't like flying the LaGG-3 – a heavy beast with a weak ... engine... [T]hey got used to it ... [but] we had higher losses on LaGG-3 than on I-16s.[11]

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I don't think its a good idea cold starts warm starts ect its hard enough getting onto the server and taking off with the wait times .

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Very interesting! Well, I’m sure TAW devs had some gameplay reason for putting in cold starts. Doubt it was an attempt to make things more historical. Maybe trying to avoid people from taking off so quickly for one reason or another. Will be interesting to see how it plays out.

Well, in General the Weather on TAW needs improvement. The Winds are unrealistic in Distribution and Speed, the Cloud Levels and Coverage are unrealistic as well, and the Temperatures are too Low across the Board.

 

Moscow should have very strong Winds (5+m/s on the Ground) from Southwest with Westerly Directions being more prominent in the Spring. Clouds Levels would be between 400 and 1200 at the most, but 600 to 800 should be Normal, going up to almost 2000m in Summer.

It's hard to find good Information otherwise, but it should be quite Overcast or very Clear in Winter, very little inbetween. Summer would be more diverse. 

 

Stalingrad Weather is hard to find in English, so is Krim, but I think I'm right in thinking that it is quite deliberately made Easy Mode. Temperatures are low to keep the Engines happy, 5° on Summer Maps often enough, and freezing in Autumn, Clouds are Minimum 2000m and Visibility is always great. Never Rain, never Snow, never anything to make it challenging. 

 

Coconut isn't afraid to use more Realistic Weather, and it changes the Way you can fly quite a bit, it's a lot more challenging to fly in a Summer with 35°C instead of 5°C and you have to Plan your Fights and Attacks differently. Just try flying on Coconut's for a bit until TAW comes and I bet it will change your Perspective a good Deal. 

 

I wish TAW could try it as well, take more Risks, be a bit less convenient and at the same time more historically accurate. 

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I wish TAW could try it as well, take more Risks, be a bit less convenient and at the same time more historically accurate. 

You mean make it less easy for all the mini-Hartmanns and mini-Kozhedubs?!?! My God man ;)

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You mean make it less easy for all the mini-Hartmanns and mini-Kozhedubs?!?! My God man ;)

Well, if you claim to have a Ground Attacked based Server and Community and then make it Easy Mode for the Fighters, by stationing Laser AA, having Retarded AI Gunners, putting Targets within 3km of Airfields full of Fighters and having Weather that's Tailormade for the Fighters, well, I think that claim is worth as much as Greece. 

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Well, in General the Weather on TAW needs improvement. The Winds are unrealistic in Distribution and Speed, the Cloud Levels and Coverage are unrealistic as well, and the Temperatures are too Low across the Board.

 

Moscow should have very strong Winds (5+m/s on the Ground) from Southwest with Westerly Directions being more prominent in the Spring. Clouds Levels would be between 400 and 1200 at the most, but 600 to 800 should be Normal, going up to almost 2000m in Summer.

It's hard to find good Information otherwise, but it should be quite Overcast or very Clear in Winter, very little inbetween. Summer would be more diverse.

 

Stalingrad Weather is hard to find in English, so is Krim, but I think I'm right in thinking that it is quite deliberately made Easy Mode. Temperatures are low to keep the Engines happy, 5° on Summer Maps often enough, and freezing in Autumn, Clouds are Minimum 2000m and Visibility is always great. Never Rain, never Snow, never anything to make it challenging.

 

Coconut isn't afraid to use more Realistic Weather, and it changes the Way you can fly quite a bit, it's a lot more challenging to fly in a Summer with 35°C instead of 5°C and you have to Plan your Fights and Attacks differently. Just try flying on Coconut's for a bit until TAW comes and I bet it will change your Perspective a good Deal.

 

I wish TAW could try it as well, take more Risks, be a bit less convenient and at the same time more historically accurate.

Maybe you missed a few maps or campaigns, but TAW weather can be pretty harsh. No way I’d call it “easy mode”. If you notice the temp on the 1st map of this upcoming campaign, it’s 30C, probably will climb from there a bit since it’s just mid-July. I’ve played on Coconut’s server a bit (few hours), haven’t seen a whole lot of difference weather wise from similar TAW maps. Wind is often very strong on most maps, my only complaint in that area with TAW is that wind direction has always been set to same direction for all altitudes (why is that?). I couldn’t speak to the normal or historical conditions around Moscow/Stalingrad/Kuban at all, though.

 

Well, if you claim to have a Ground Attacked based Server and Community and then make it Easy Mode for the Fighters, by stationing Laser AA, having Retarded AI Gunners, putting Targets within 3km of Airfields full of Fighters and having Weather that's Tailormade for the Fighters, well, I think that claim is worth as much as Greece.

Too funny! I agree with many of your points, but still love TAW despite the flaws. I’d play a campaign that you put together, Klaus. Sure have a lot of good ideas and knowledge, you should put it to use rather than just use it for jabs and complaints. Edited by HenHawk

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Too funny! I agree with many of your points, but still love TAW despite the flaws. I’d play a campaign that you put together, Klaus. Sure have a lot of good ideas and knowledge, you should put it to use rather than just use it for jabs and complaints.

It's easier to be a Critic. The best Man to make Suggestions for Improvements isn't the Engineer, but the Operator, the User. 

 

The other Guys in my Squad are more Versed in Mission Building, I am the flying Encyclopedia on how to fly everything, I try and test everything and come to Tactical Conclusions. 

And Based on my Observations I make reasonable Suggestions. I leave Building Stuff to my Real Life.

When I work, I prefer getting my Hands just about as dirty as necessary. Enough Vintage Planes, Classic Bikes, Cars and Boats to worry about as is. 

Edited by 6./ZG26_Klaus-Mann

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Coconut isn't afraid to use more Realistic Weather, and it changes the Way you can fly quite a bit,

 

I flew Coconut last week and it had solid cloud cover at 300m.  That certainly changed the way we flew :-)    Very difficult but atmospheric and we did find action in the murk.

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I have issues with registration.

 

I registered Axis pilot to name SCG_Fenris_Wolf.

Then I registered Allied pilot to another callsign.

I used the same E-Mail Address for both.

 

Now I cannot login to SCG_Fenris_Wolf at all, it always says wrong password. Pressed "I Forgot Password" to get new password. It also does not work, and says wrong password again.

 

What can I do? Can you help me please? :(

 

I found a solution thank you

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Hi friends.

 

 

 

Nice numbers on register.  We are near of 200 players registered.   Aprox 125 blue and 75 red.  Ratio is under 2 blue for 1 red .... lowest as usual, i prefer ratio near 3 blue vs 1 red, 

 

 

 

hahahahhahaaha, 

 

 

 

See you soon on air. good luck mates.

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We are still unsure what to Name ourselves this Campaign. What would be one of the more ironically famous Squadrons, a Group known for their F-Ups and what you would consider quite the opposite of Elite?

 

What would a Training Squadron be called?

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We are still unsure what to Name ourselves this Campaign. What would be one of the more ironically famous Squadrons, a Group known for their F-Ups and what you would consider quite the opposite of Elite?

 

What would a Training Squadron be called?

 

national guard

 

- like in US when the airline pilots fly fighters on weekends

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And the Russian Version of that would be?

 

If the short for National guard is NG (or ANG)

 

the Russian version could be RNG ;)

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I remember many campaigns starting with huge blue number advantage in registration. Has never really meant much in the end before, could be different this time, though.

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Change list looks sweet Kathon, can't wait!

 

Here is a video I made a while back that quickly shows off the sharing feature of il2missionplanner, for folks that don't know about it. Video says its beta but it's outdated, the feature has existed for a while.

 

 

 

Thanks for integrating your work into TAW, should be a huge help!

 

Lowering the 61K amounts should make a difference to even things for ground attackers, but I’m a bit sad both sides weren’t just given roughly the same AA calibers instead. The lowered AA AI level in overcast is a very welcome change! Airfields will be tougher to hold, hope this greats more back-and-forth action rather then the steamrolling in the last campaign. Now, let’s see how these cold starts work out for gameplay...

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Good to have you stick around on red Tumu. I've been practicing so my gunnery while on fire has improved a notch. Perhaps I can be of use other than as a beacon to where the action is.

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Hi friends.

 

 

 

Nice numbers on register.  We are near of 200 players registered.   Aprox 125 blue and 75 red.  Ratio is under 2 blue for 1 red .... lowest as usual, i prefer ratio near 3 blue vs 1 red, 

 

 

 

hahahahhahaaha, 

 

 

 

See you soon on air. good luck mates.

Yup. Looks like the stacking will continue ... I'll see you on the red side Tumu :)

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Hello there, 

I've got technical question for you guys, I've random server disconnection (no error message, just back to the lobby) is this will count as an airplane lost?

I'm asking because i can fly 1hour without issue as 5min and been disconnected.

Thank you.

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Hello there, 

I've got technical question for you guys, I've random server disconnection (no error message, just back to the lobby) is this will count as an airplane lost?

I'm asking because i can fly 1hour without issue as 5min and been disconnected.

 

Thank you.

 

Short answer: ping too high, server kicks you.

Happens to many of us from time to time.

Also seems to happen more often when server is full.

Makes me fly long-range bombing runs at off-peak times only.

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Short answer: ping too high, server kicks you.

Happens to many of us from time to time.

Also seems to happen more often when server is full.

Makes me fly long-range bombing runs at off-peak times only.

 

ping is good, no sign of kicking or what so ever. Just boom back to lobby

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Would it be because there were too many people online?  I know one of the servers lets you join when they are overloaded but then kicks you out a few minutes later.

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Would it be because there were too many people online?  I know one of the servers lets you join when they are overloaded but then kicks you out a few minutes later.

could be, this happen to me on any server.

As i speak i was full gas on the runway.......back to lobby

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ping is good, no sign of kicking or what so ever. Just boom back to lobby

 

In my experience, the server doesn't tell you that the ping is high.

But when this happens to you, what other players see is server message "Player X has ping over limit" followed immediately by "Player X has been kicked".

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In my experience, the server doesn't tell you that the ping is high.

But when this happens to you, what other players see is server message "Player X has ping over limit" followed immediately by "Player X has been kicked".

Im always flying with mate and they dont see the message.

 

i've no clue from where this can come from? Should i change netword setting in the game settings?

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Does anyone know the 100% working procedure how to start the Pe 35 series?

 

Sometimes it started...sometimes (almost all the time) just started and stopped.

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