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I love THUNDER, and don't tell me I can't...

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Jane's USAF...back when you could multiplayer. I couldn't find my P-47 screenshot, so I will add this in its stead, after all. tis the Thunder!

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"Yep - Just like it says"

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The distance where M2 Machineguns start being effective...

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Now that I remembered what day it is....I'd gone after this target with a B-52 flight and got shot down. Tried it with F-100's and just couldn't get past all the SAMS and fighters that seem to love that area. So today was the F-105's turn, and it was a nice clear morning to go and kill this Communications Facility.

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At about 25 miles, my wingman started yelling about SAM Launches, "enemy planes were detected in my area" and since between the two of us we had exactly 0 AA missiles, I'd had about enough of that nonsense, and this was close enough.

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About a minute later, I cut of communications to a significant portion of the country, ended the SAM & Mig threat, and other than some temporary flash blindness, had an uneventful ride home. :smile:

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Okay, so now I'm feeling it. This Thundechief is the Cats Meow for dropping sh*t and hauling a$$ outta the drop zone............................. Until you forget just how big the weapon is.

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But it sure is pretty to look at.

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Tanks off, let's go downhill

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Now, to any sane person, this scene right here should have been a clue as to the outcome of what I'm about to do. Obviously, sanity is not a strong family trait..........

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The attempted roll-out, flash, shockwave, "Oh Sh*t", and bail-out were almost simultaneous........Next time, "must go faster"

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On 10/01/2022 at 2:03 AM, DaniloE31 said:

The distance where M2 Machineguns start being effective...

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Change the warhead weights to what you see below which accounts for the amount of incendiary in the Armor Piercing Incendiary/ Tracer (API/ API-T) rounds used in late WWII M2 .50cal belts and post WWII M3 .50cal belts. The figure I have used is based on the actual grams of incendiary in each shell averaged over the typical belt composition in the case of the M2 and then halved to account for the fact it is incendiary not explosive.

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