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Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 6/18/2008 11:38:27 PM   
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Is there a way to check the potential range for a bomber mission?
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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 6/19/2008 12:11:10 PM   
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I always use the "recon" button to show me the range of the air group. Note that by transferring the air group closer to your target, you can gain a few hexes at the expense of less available combat rounds.

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 6/19/2008 3:35:29 PM   
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"I always use the "recon" button to show me the range of the air group."

Not sure if that's the same. Anyway, that is a thing I would like to see implemented in AT2, a visible range for aeroplane missions.
But in general, the closer your planes are  to the front the better.... untill they get overrun by an enemy suprise attack ofcourse, hehe.

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 6/19/2008 3:46:26 PM   
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An overrun airfield hurts bad, that why I always leave a rifle company in that hex.

don't know if it really helps but it makes me feel better.

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 6/19/2008 5:18:22 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: british exil

An overrun airfield hurts bad, that why I always leave a rifle company in that hex.

don't know if it really helps but it makes me feel better.



It helps. Airfields without these guards are a invitation to attack by ground troops.
And often you find a way to hammer your way to such high value targets.

Recon button should indeed show the effective attack range for planes (10 Ap per hex for level I).
I look at the AP my unit has and then count the hexes.
Or i try to set a air attack for a possible target and browse then thru the possible attackers and look if the
green confirmation button is greyed out or active.

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 8/13/2017 9:14:34 PM   
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The recon button always shows me a maximum range of 5 hexes, even for units with 100 ap and 100 readiness that can reach up to 10 hexes. Is there something I'm missing or is this a bug?

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 8/13/2017 11:54:20 PM   
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Do you have mixed air groups? It has never done that to me.

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 8/14/2017 12:00:58 AM   
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Do you have mixed air groups? It has never done that to me.



No, single aircraft type divisions. The little orange aircraft icons never reach beyond 5 hexes from the unit.

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 8/14/2017 1:31:00 AM   
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The range is double that can not you see the shaded hexes? The doodads in the first half show intercept range I think.

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 8/14/2017 10:00:00 AM   
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That would explain it. Although sometimes the shaded area is the same size as the orange icons area, but isn't intercept range half the attack range?

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 8/14/2017 7:14:15 PM   
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Intercept range is modified by readiness, and thus can be less than 5 hexes, if readiness is lower than 100%. Also if you move the aircraft they will have a lesser attack radius, but still the same intercept radius. If you move them so far that you have a lower number of Action Points than interception range, then it will show lesser interception range, but during the opponents turn you will have a full intercept range again...

Does that help?

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RE: Anyway to do a range check on air missions? - 8/14/2017 11:21:03 PM   
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Intercept range is modified by readiness, and thus can be less than 5 hexes, if readiness is lower than 100%. Also if you move the aircraft they will have a lesser attack radius, but still the same intercept radius. If you move them so far that you have a lower number of Action Points than interception range, then it will show lesser interception range, but during the opponents turn you will have a full intercept range again...

Does that help?



Absolutely! Crystal clear, thank you!

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