Red Flag Rumble February - AV8B - F-5 vs Mig21 - M2000 [BFM] - Page 8 - ED Forums
 


Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-25-2018, 06:12 PM   #71
pyromaniac4002
Member
 
pyromaniac4002's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Orange County, CA
Posts: 305
Default

No joy on the livestream, been bouncing around Youtube looking for it over the last hour.. Was there something I missed?

EDIT: Never mind, went up a little late.

Blue put up a good fight, very well done considering the circumstances! But Red won the day this round.. Congrats guys! Very entertaining livestream you all put together for us.
__________________

Fighting 99th
2nd FS - "The Doctors"
Second to none.

Last edited by pyromaniac4002; 02-25-2018 at 07:29 PM.
pyromaniac4002 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2018, 10:29 PM   #72
MorpheusXAUT
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Posts: 2
Default

Excellent fight everyone, great piloting on red side. Was a pleasure running GCI for you - will definitely join again!
MorpheusXAUT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2018, 12:48 AM   #73
Sydy
Member
 
Sydy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Brazil
Posts: 447
Default

Gents,

I saw the livestream by Maverick and what I saw was M2000 raping everybody else. I saw an Harrier double kill by commie that was awesome.

Congrats everyone and Tks Mav.
Sydy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2018, 08:35 AM   #74
Boris
Senior Member
 
Boris's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Posts: 1,011
Default

Thanks for the great event yesterday Mav! (Despite the hiccups and delay).

I was one of the first to get shot down, but I really enjoyed the live stream and your commentary.

It was probably an M2000 that took me down. I was caught unprepared by their high altitude tactics. This is vastly different to the ACG Cold War server I usually fly on, where most are down in the dirt to not expose themselves.

I was hesitant to go afterburner and meet the M2000s at their level for fear of being spotted by the lower flying MiG-21s.

The M2000 radar is very capable acquiring targets on the deck, while the F-5 and MiG-21 radars are almost useless in fighter engagement (the F-5 radar even more so due to lack of IFF).
This led to the M2000 consistently having the upper hand in all engagements as they had much better situational awareness and were able to come in from high altitude with high energy, allowing them to escape the fight if any shots happen to miss.

The only hope for team blue was to defend, successfully deploy countermeasures and hope the M2000 makes a mistake in order to get a shot in.

Really goes to show what an advantage superior sensors give.

I'd prefer for the next Red flag in this category not to have M2000s. Perhaps pair the MiG-21s with Viggens (Finno-Swedish alliance?) or, dare I say it, with the L-39, to keep things eastern block?

Greatly looking forward to the helicopter rumble too!
__________________
PC Specs / Hardware: MSI z370 Gaming Plus Mainboard, Intel 8700k clocked to 5GHz, MSI 1080 Ti 11G, 32GB 3200 MHz DDR4 RAM
Displays: Philips BDM4065UC 60Hz 4K UHD Screen, Oculus Rift CV1
Controllers / Peripherals: Thrustmaster Warthog HOTAS, modded MS FFB2/CH Combatstick, MFG Crosswind Pedals, Gametrix JetSeat
OS: Windows 10 Home Creator's Update
Boris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2018, 02:12 PM   #75
JunMcKill
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Mexico
Posts: 786
Default

Thanks to all for the yesterday mission! and to the organizers in particular, I think that will be better an AJS with mig21 in the red side next time.

By the way, can you prepare one event with M2000-AV8 vs MIG-29A-SU-25T next time? I think will be more realistic!
JunMcKill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2018, 02:03 AM   #76
comie1
Member
 
comie1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Scotland
Posts: 473
Default

My Bad lads.. meant to say cheers for another nice wee fight. Catch you in the next one. (April cause whats a helicopter? )
comie1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2018, 03:07 AM   #77
TurboRUSH
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: San Diego
Posts: 117
Default

As always, thanks to the 104th for organizing this event. You guys do a lot of work so that we can have fun. It is greatly appreciated.

Morpheus, thanks for you great work as GCI.

Bring on Red Flag helis!
TurboRUSH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2018, 04:38 AM   #78
Lev Yashin
Junior Member
 
Lev Yashin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 16
Default

Thanks for the nice game.
Lev

Inviato dal mio SM-A520F utilizzando Tapatalk
Lev Yashin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-06-2018, 08:13 AM   #79
razo+r
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 4,230
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by intruder.tom View Post
-= IRIAF =- SKy TIGER => F-5E TIGER II
you are a bit late...
__________________

Rig: Maximus VII Ranger, 4790K @ 4.00 Ghz, MSI GTX 980 Ti, 16 GB non-oc RAM, 250 GB SAMSUNG EVO 850 SSD, 2TB HDD, Win 10 64-bit
razo+r is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2018, 12:55 PM   #80
comie1
Member
 
comie1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Scotland
Posts: 473
Default

When's the next Event lads?
comie1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:20 PM. vBulletin Skin by ForumMonkeys. Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.