[jhb_airlines] Re: Farm Stip Fly In

  • From: franklyn fisher <ff006c5886@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 16:15:04 +0100

Hence the need for tight formation in FS, particularly if you are doing formation flying, or as a group, but when everyone is on their own FP with a common unknown destination, makes it more tricky turning the ID tags off, you cannot cheat by seeing where the nearest a/c is landed.

Bones wrote:

Agreed - and you don't see any subtle heading changes either which makes
formation flying a bit more guesswork.


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Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Farm Stip Fly In

It's a similar situation trying to fly in formation. In the real world you can hold station on a similar speed aircraft at about a mile distance with ease, but in FS it is very difficult for a number of reasons, not least that at 1.0nm, the lead aircraft is still just one or two pixels.


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