From: Stratford, Connecticut
I am not sure if this is me being a complete direlict or a bug in the game. I have tried to drop Paratroops on 0 level airfield hexes but every time I select a spot I get an error message that no friendly airfield exists ...
I've successfully air-dropped paras in UV and assume the procedure is the same for WitP.
Select your C-47 tansport, then select the para unit and then the select the destination. If you don't do it in that exact order, you'll get the "no friendly airfield" message, so make sure you have your paras selected before selecting their destination.
I've often dropped paras to take an undefended island -- w/or w/o an operating airfield -- for points, or to chase IJ engineers off Lunga in prep for an amphib invasion; it works in UV all the time if you do it in the correct sequence, and it should work in WitP as well.
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