Jon Stockill

> 
> Vivian Meazza wrote:
> > Well done.
> 
> It was easier than I expected.
> 
> > ftp://ftp.abbeytheatre.dynu.com/fgfs/Nimitz/
> >
> > Warning: it's still under development, and some of the textures are
> HUGE.
> 
> I'll grab that and have a go tomorrow.
> 
> >>That secondary ASI comes in rather handy :-)
> >>
> >
> >
> > It was called the Deck Landing ASI :-) IIRC. Judging by some reports,
> the
> > Seahawk was probably one of the easiest, if not the easiest, jet to deck
> > land before the current era of auto-land etc.
> 
> It's certainly easier than I expected - the approach speed is nice and
> low, and there's acres of deck to aim for - obviously you want to hit
> the bit with the wires, but at least you ca see what you should be
> aiming for.
> 
> I've just had a thought.... presumably now the ground cache code has
> been added it would be possible to have a carrier with a ski jump for
> the harrier model? That opens up another "interesting" area of deck
> operations.
> 

Mathias would need to reply definitively, but I think so. Just by chance I
have been fiddling with a model of HMS Hermes with a ski-jump, but I was
going to remove it, and restore it to her strike carrier days. I served
aboard her in her last commission as a strike carrier.

Regards,

Vivian     



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