Server status
DCS version: 2.5.2.18521
SR version: 1.5.0
As of June 14, 2018
Latest topics
» My Hornet Video
Today at 4:16 by (A/229) BBall

» Grim Reapers' video competition
Today at 2:49 by (B/229) groundhog

» 229th training programme.
Yesterday at 7:08 by (A/229) Grey Rider

» Getting back in the saddle - ideas needed
Yesterday at 1:34 by (A/229) Utley

» uh-1h / sa342
Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 7:37 by (B/229) chippy

» Startup checklist in vr
Sat 16 Jun 2018 - 4:31 by (D/229) Gizzy

» This week for those who fly helicopters.....
Fri 15 Jun 2018 - 16:28 by (D/229) Gizzy

» Got a Little Stick Time Today
Wed 13 Jun 2018 - 21:47 by (A/229) Rob

» Liferaft Rescue help
Wed 13 Jun 2018 - 3:14 by (A/229) Grey Rider

June 2018
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

Calendar Calendar

World Clock

Huey Night Ops

Go down

Huey Night Ops

Post by (D/229) Flubber on Wed 31 May 2017 - 6:14

A snippet from an Argo mission.
At night.
In a storm.
At sea.
Zero Visibility.
With a slingload.
Oh my.
https://youtu.be/nx9CzI3xjM4

(D/229) Flubber
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 175

Back to top Go down

Re: Huey Night Ops

Post by (A/229) Huckleberry on Thu 1 Jun 2017 - 9:45

Sweet! Embarrassingly, I haven't made it this far yet, but I'm looking forward to testing my skills in this mission! Good work Flubber
avatar
(A/229) Huckleberry
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 175

Back to top Go down

Re: Huey Night Ops

Post by (D/229) Flubber on Thu 1 Jun 2017 - 18:06

The first time I forgot to use the radio menu to hook the cargo. The second time I dropped too fast and losr it in the sea. The third time, windows kicked me out of Vr and I crashed. So ny the end the flying at night was the easy bit!

(D/229) Flubber
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 175

Back to top Go down

Re: Huey Night Ops

Post by (A/229) Huckleberry on Fri 2 Jun 2017 - 15:20

Recently I changed the DCS preferences so that I am not immortal. Now, every time I die I have to restart the entire campaign...

I get upset when it happens, but I kind of like it this way for now. Until I get sick of the first missions, this is more realistic and makes the campaign playthrough last longer.
avatar
(A/229) Huckleberry
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 175

Back to top Go down

Re: Huey Night Ops

Post by (D/229) Flubber on Fri 2 Jun 2017 - 21:25

The only times I died was when the controls suddenly quit mid game or the windows kicking me out thing. So far I have not been killed or crashed due to my own flying but If I had to restart because of stupid computer reasons I would have given up by now. It's a shame the campaign does not accept that some objectives are incomplete and take you different paths though. For example, on the mission where you have to kill the motor team, the first attempt I had no idea where the motars were because the bearing given by the co-pilot was nothing like NW and I just could not find them (spotting infantry without labels at 3 miles away is pretty impossible). The second time I saw the smoke from them firing so I was lucky. You could get a bollocking from your CO and get another shit duty instead! Or request extra guidance on locating things. Some objectives are marked with smoke. Limitation of the DCS mission system I guess. STill mighty fun though.

(D/229) Flubber
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 175

Back to top Go down

Re: Huey Night Ops

Post by (A/229) Huckleberry on Sun 4 Jun 2017 - 6:38

Yeah I also went really far NW past the river looking for the mortar team. Also scoured the closest city, but you can't really see them in VR until you're literally 150m away...

I had to go look up a completed playthrough on YouTube to get an idea where I should be looking.

Also on that mission, it's a real bitch to
A) stay over the farp
B) kill all waves of enemies, and
C) not lose hydraulics or nav radios

It's like one of those "pick 2" triangles. If you follow the instructions to the letter, you're gonna have a bad time.
avatar
(A/229) Huckleberry
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Rated Senior Aviator
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Rated Senior Aviator

Messages : 175

Back to top Go down

Re: Huey Night Ops

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum