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Pilot rescued - 6/9/2013 10:35:08 PM   
teseo tesei

 

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Hi all,

It's 15th january 1942 and it's my 1st big campaign, so my experience is not that huge. but it happened a curious thing last day: I receive a message at end of day announcing that a pilot of mine (a Dutch) has been found. does it happen often?

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Paolo
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RE: Pilot rescued - 6/9/2013 10:38:51 PM   
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It's rare, but it does happen now and then. You'll probably see it several times over the course of a whole campaign.

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RE: Pilot rescued - 6/10/2013 5:29:17 AM   
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Yes it is rare. during 19 months of camping i am playing i have that massage maybe 20-30 times.
There is also massage that pilot escape from captivity


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RE: Pilot rescued - 6/10/2013 6:08:11 AM   
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the game will throw these very rare random events at you from time to time, a ship can suffer a 'boiler explosion' casualty, or rip its hull apart in an amphibious landing.

a more common but very bothersome 'random event' is when 2 ships in a TF collide, causing heavy damage to at least one ship, & slowing the TF's speed. It's usually a signal that the TF is too large, and often happens in massive TransportTFs, or in large Surface Combat TFs. In surface engagements, you might have a collision in your TF, reducing its speed & combat ability.

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RE: Pilot rescued - 6/10/2013 11:10:47 AM   
teseo tesei

 

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and what does it happen to the rescued pilot? does he goe to reserve or come back to precedent unit?

Many thanks for all your above answers

Paolo

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RE: Pilot rescued - 6/10/2013 12:38:36 PM   
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he go to the General Reserve...go to the pilot pool and sort by name, you'll find the pilot here.

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RE: Pilot rescued - 6/11/2013 12:55:05 AM   
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as said above they will reappear at some point (maybe days/weeks) in the general reserve or in the rare case in their last unit posting similar to what happens to WIA pilots.

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RE: Pilot rescued - 6/11/2013 3:50:26 PM   
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If there is your submarine(s) around, it happens more often. Neat and historical feature.

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