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So while we wait for the downloads to be brought back up online, I was curious to find out how many of us are actually successful in bringing their respective birds down without pranging at Ísafjörður Airport in the stock Iceland terrain !

 

The AI very conveniently lands on the hill in front of the runway clears the top and then lands; Ive tried coming in the other way in a Hercules but no luck!

 

The other aircraft I've tried is the Lightning.

 

7 times so far! 

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Some of my maladroit approaches..

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Balls in Hand boys...

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Swing to left.

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isn't that what the "A" key is for??? dntknw.gif.pagespeed.ce.mowZrWAsXV.gif

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Of course

Am I to guess that an attempt in a Harrier dosn't count? :P

 

Craig

Of course it counts!

 

This place is actually way more challenging than an aircraft carrier!

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Of course it counts!

 

This place is actually way more challenging than an aircraft carrier!

Not if you approach perpindicular to the runway at <100 knots before slowing, turning into wind, stopping and landing vertically it isnt :D

Gotta wonder who had the bright idea to buld an airport/field there though.

 

Craig

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Mountain: 3

 

Viggen: 1

 

I'll get an F-4 on the ground there someday!

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Here's the same airport with Gerwin's TOD, unfortunately FRAPS isn't working with SF2 or I'd upload a short video of me doing touch and goes with the default geometry (on one landing I nearly banged up the jet too much) but it is a challenging approach.

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Eric, TK's Iceland is waaaay tougher...in fact it is quite close to the real thing as depicted in the video above.

 

I imagine you ought to be able to do it in a Hornet; but do try it on a Herc-no speed brakes!

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Well that's what I meant, the difference is that Gerwin's is much easier but I did use TK's default scenery and it is challenging even with a Hornet.

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And with the Tomcat... if you watch your speed you can do a same approach as in the video you posted above.  Hairy though but it can be done.  I've actually tried it in FSX with the Super Hornet and get decent but sometimes terrible approaches.  A prop shouldn't have any issues though but whatever game or sim its' still challenging.

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Still can't bring it down on the centeline;(

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I'm not worried honestly about that, I'm just worried about making the landing :)

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In the Viggen we shall ne'er fear...

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Steady...steady....

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I believe the expression is, like a tomcat pissing on velvet

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