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I'm doing a Pacific World War 2 install, and i kind of wanted to do it in the old school hard way (without HUDs). The instrument gauges are a bit problematic since some world war 2 cockpits have lower details in them so they are hard to spot but the even harder bit is actually locating the enemy aircraft since there are no search radars to compensate for the lack of HUDs. 

I always call the tactical air control center and ask then the location of nearby bandits every few dozen nautical miles but they just always give me the all-clear (even at the mission waypoint) so I try to manually locate enemies but still just spend minutes circling round and round without action. (having read a few books, i know this is actually quite realistic, world war 2 wise but meh :biggrin:)

I'm just curious how do you guys do it? am i missing something? please share some bits to me as I am a Sukhoi Flanker dude who's having way too much fun flying P-40s and Zeroes.

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What do you want. this is just a game. i watch at the map if i am alone and cant find anybody

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1 minute ago, bazillius said:

What do you want. this is just a game. i watch at the map if i am alone and cant find anybody

nah i was just wondering if there was any special technique veteran strike fighters use but if not, i might just switch back the hud haha!

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10 hours ago, KJakker said:

Use Mue's distance fix to increase the draw distance of objects.

Mue's Distance Fix.7z

oooohhhweee! this'll help greatly! many thanks!

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