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Old 09-09-2018, 04:58 PM   #1
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My AI wingman crashes and burns on takeoff in almost 50% of the missions I've flown. Is there anyone else having this problem?
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:46 PM   #2
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To clarify, it was your actual wingman, as in #2? I have never seen that happen but I can try to reproduce it.
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Old 09-09-2018, 10:50 PM   #3
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Ok, it took several tries but I was able to reproduce it. There is something going on with reduced takeoff performance if an AI P-51 stops for an extended period of time while taxiing. I'm working with ED to get this resolved as we speak.

Thanks so much for the report! I have flown these so many times I just motor straight to the runway without giving the AI an opportunity to stop. I would have never noticed it.
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Old 10-03-2018, 11:24 AM   #4
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Since 2-3 updates ago I experienced something like this with my missions too. Sometimes, the 2nd or 3rd flight climbs too shallow after takeoff and hit a tree after reaching the end of the runway. It only happens rarely. I thought I messed something up with the initial speeds.
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