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Escort Ranges - 1/6/2014 11:44:32 PM   
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What is the longest range fighter escort the Japanese have in July of 42 and how many hexes can it reach?


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RE: Escort Ranges - 1/7/2014 12:32:01 AM   
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A6M2 Zero Range 14 (with drop tanks) if my memory does not fail me. The second place should hold the Nick.
Hope that helps.

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RE: Escort Ranges - 1/7/2014 4:07:13 AM   
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Depends.

If they have concentrated R&D heavily on it they could just be deploying the A6M3a with a range of 15.

If playing Realistic R&D off they could have the Ki-43-IIa (range 13) or Ki-43-IIb (range 14).

Most likely though it is the A6M2 with a range of 14 followed by the Ki-43-IIc with a range of 12.

These are extended ranges with drop tanks.

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RE: Escort Ranges - 1/7/2014 5:40:31 AM   
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The info, taking into account the status of the R & D conducted by the opponent, is found in the ingame aircraft database.

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RE: Escort Ranges - 1/7/2014 4:31:43 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Gräfin Zeppelin

A6M2 Zero Range 14 (with drop tanks) if my memory does not fail me. The second place should hold the Nick.
Hope that helps.


You are correct.

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RE: Escort Ranges - 1/7/2014 4:44:43 PM   
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quote:

ORIGINAL: Wargmr

What is the longest range fighter escort the Japanese have in July of 42 and how many hexes can it reach?



They might also be either getting or about to get the A6M3a which goes to 15 hexes. Probably more like 8-9/42 though, even with a hard R n D push. Of course that might also depend on the scenario you're playing.

PS - Sorry. Spidery already posted this, basically.

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