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Old 10-08-2019, 08:50 PM   #1
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Default Flight and wingman coms

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I'm really enjoying the campaign and I must say that the voice acting is very good.

However I'm having problems talking to my flight on the radio. I get the scripted communications fine but I can't instruct the flight or wingman to attack targets or change formation etc.

I'm not sure if I'm doing something wrong, ATC works fine and I'm tuning second fm radio to the correct frequency.

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Old 10-08-2019, 09:02 PM   #2
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Are you also transmitting on the 2nd frequency? Check your key binds for the transmit button for each of your three radios. You might have to turn off easy comms, but I’m not 100% sure.
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Are you also transmitting on the 2nd frequency? Check your key binds for the transmit button for each of your three radios. You might have to turn off easy comms, but I’m not 100% sure.

2nd radio in the Hog is UHF. You mentioned 2nd FM frequency, which is likely your third radio. 1st radio is AM.
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Old 10-09-2019, 04:46 PM   #4
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Thanks for the reply, I assume I should be using the fm bottom radio? Set to 33.0

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Old 10-09-2019, 04:47 PM   #5
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Sorry that should be 33.3

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Old 10-09-2019, 07:23 PM   #6
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Yes. In the times when A-10s still had the FM radio (now they have something else) they would use it for element / flight comms. Let me know if it works.
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Old 10-11-2019, 05:21 AM   #7
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Thanks for the replies.

User error (probably as usual) I didn't have hotas mic switch set correctly.

I'm learning an awful lot with this campaign, real radios for one, anchor points for another.

How do I stop my wing men from crashing?

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Eh.. that one is tricky. Generally try to anchor him over waypoints or target often so he doesn’t get in the way. Once you order him to attack (provided he obeys) it is a different story then... not much you can do
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Old 10-11-2019, 05:26 PM   #9
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How do I stop my wing men from crashing?
Sending them to a trail formation also usually helps (a bit). Admittedly, when they're in Line Abreast or Wedge, station keeping is difficult and I don't blame the AI for somewhat erratic behavior when they try to get back in formation while the player is maneuvering.

In trail, their job is much easier.

And like BD said, anchoring the wingmen can help a lot.
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Old 10-11-2019, 05:59 PM   #10
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In trail makes a lot of sense.
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