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A few airbase thoughts:

#1. How does someone program them into a terrain?  I'm sure the answer is somewhere that can be hyperlinked but....

 

#2. How about an airbase with a lot of hangars that are more like tents - open back & front, just provide shade and shelter for the maintenance staff?

 

#3. Be nice if multiple hangars could be targeted.  But that's me!

 

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 How does someone program them into a terrain?

You REALLLLLLY don't want to go there...

that's terraforming, and is not for the faint of heart or those easily discouraged. And has an unbelievably steep learning curve. (and not a Window 10 machine)

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12 hours ago, Wrench said:

(and not a Window 10 machine)

Windows 10 is okay though; TK's TerrainEditor works just fine.

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Since it's just a brainstorming session for now, I was always fascinated by the RAF in Malta, and the location would be great for Southern Med flying... Even though the RAF has vacated the airfields, Malta still hosts  a serious airshow, and the airport could handle military traffic in a "crisis".

https://vassallohistory.wordpress.com/airfields/

 

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6 minutes ago, Nightshade/PR said:

Since it's just a brainstorming session for now, I was always fascinated by the RAF in Malta, and the location would be great for Southern Med flying... Even though the RAF has vacated the airfields, Malta still hosts  a serious airshow, and the airport could handle military traffic in a "crisis".

https://vassallohistory.wordpress.com/airfields/

 

I like the fact the base has a documented history, and the link page has a lot of detail, it makes it easy to work.   

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Windows 10 is okay though; TK's TerrainEditor works just fine.

that's good to know. there are some folks around here that seem to think differently, or just can't get it working, not matter what's said

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8 hours ago, Stratos said:

Any progress on those "underground" bases, idea?

It's one of the candidates, and if I don't make a full air base, I will make undergrounds hangars. 

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25 minutes ago, gkabs said:

It's one of the candidates, and if I don't make a full air base, I will make undergrounds hangars. 

Good news then!

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This is just a fast demonstration of my idea of Hidden mountain hangars.  there are three hangars and it will be connected by taxiway to the main runway.  of cores, I can make the hangar in the mountain deeper and there will be a concrete tunnel to the exit with hard doors. 


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I like it! Will look better with trees or vegetation on that mountain. But shouldnt' that mountain be bigger?

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On 5/22/2019 at 11:04 PM, russouk2004 said:

my old idea of underground 3d base...silos for nuke ICBM`s

 

I like this as a J-DAM and B-2 target... very much.

But also needed are surface-to-ship missile targets like one or both of these please:

  • K-300P Bastion-P / SS-C-5 Stooge
  • Bal/Bal-E - Coastal (SSC-6 Sennight) missile complex with Kh-35/Kh-35E missiles 

Thanks.  One of these was in "Hunter Killer" and I really think they'd make great targets as well as weapons...

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3 hours ago, Stratos said:

I like it! Will look better with trees or vegetation on that mountain. But shouldnt' that mountain be bigger?

Yes, you are correct but this is just to show you what I was thinking of and to understand if this is what you have in mine.  this model is just a test only.

2 hours ago, whiteknight06604 said:

I bet it could be placed up against more traditional terrain mountains too Stratos . textured to blend in.

Correct.

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