EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

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EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by kverdon » Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:26 pm

Well once I got over to the Weat Front I found out in a hurry that my Stuka G’s we beat left at home. The overwhelming Allied AirPower just shreds them. Even when I think I have Air superiority, and launch one, some new Alied Fighter zooms in out of nowhere and blows it to bits. Is theee a Tactical Bomber that is worth fielding on the West Front or just go all Fighters?

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by hrafnkolbrandr » Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:53 pm

I've heard 410's are pretty good; but I'd still probably stick with FW190's.

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by cutydt02 » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:14 am

Yes,me410 is the only choice for you.

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by kverdon » Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:52 am

Ok, thanks. Pity there is no upgrade path 😕 Guess I’ll just sell off the Ju-87s.

Or play with the csv file, could keep the experience that way...

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by hrafnkolbrandr » Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:25 am

Wait, I can sell off units?

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by bebro » Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:22 pm

In scns with low air CP, all fighters is a good approach.

If you can deploy 4-6 air units a mix can work, but enemy fighters need to kept down, and vulnerable own air needs to be used carefully, esp. early in battles when the enemy is strongest. But yes, with regular AI reinforcements there is hardly a longer happy time of absolutely safety from enemy air.

Aside fighter cover, AA, and any air CP bonus you can get from specs are helpful.

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by kverdon » Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:43 am

Yep, at less than 12 Air CP taking anything bit fighters is not feasible. 2x ME-262 with 1x Me-410 is doable if you have some good ground ADA to soften the enemy air up. I did update the units CSV to add a tactical air ME-410 allow me to carry on my experienced Ground Attack Units. That works much better as the Me-410 is a much more rounded Air Unit than the JU-87G.

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by WarHomer » Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:24 am

I agree that all (jet) fighters are the best and most effective - unfortunately.

I´ve used the big strategic bomber with a +2 defensive hero in a few missions just to have some diversity. I dont recall it being targeted that much, if at all. I always give it one (jet) fighter (with the +2/+2 ground attack) as an escort when I know there are enemy fighters around. They both attack the same ground target and end up next to each other.

I´ve also tried with one 410 for higher ground attack damage, but it gets targeted to often.

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by Dmurphy238 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:07 am

Against the Russians I used 262s and 410s. 410s are good against bombers and good for ground attack. Stukas only came out when the skies were pretty clear. In the West, I had to convert 410s to 262s as they got targeted and taken out. Again, Stuka didn’t get deployed until later in the battle.

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Re: EndSieg - West Front. Any Ground Attack Aircraft Suggestions

Post by cutydt02 » Tue Dec 18, 2018 3:28 am

Oh forgot to mention. You still need stuka in 2 last scen to complete second obj. And you can use them with fighter escort and AA to make a trap

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