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Heavy fighters VS bombers mid tiers

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PlPPlN #1 Posted 04 January 2019 - 02:48 PM

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Is it just me or are most heavy fighters unable to climb to an altitude where they are effective against a bomber... Their airspeed drops so massively at higher alts that there really is no point in chasing after any proficient bomber pilot. Since this game is a little rock paper scissors. Heavy fighters being the scissors and bombers being paper youd think they would at least be able to get close enough...

RoyalFlyingCorps #2 Posted 04 January 2019 - 03:05 PM

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Generally, if a bomber is above the maximum ceiling of a heavy fighter it becomes slow and and inaccurate.  It's better to find another target than try to climb after an ineffective opponent.  There are some bombers that are a nuisance though; the He 111 H-2 comes to mind, for instance.

Edited by RoyalFlyingCorps, 04 January 2019 - 03:06 PM.

klbergmen #3 Posted 04 January 2019 - 04:21 PM

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This depends on the heavy. Not all of them can climb high.

GonerNL #4 Posted 07 January 2019 - 09:03 AM

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You could also try some fighters ... the Bf109's are pretty good at bomber hunting at alt.

But when a bomber really goes into the stratosphere, it's impossible to reach and a waste of time.

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