Idea: Paratroopers!

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Idea: Paratroopers!

Post by Stormraider » Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:06 am

Hi everyone,
I have an idea. Would you guys like to make flares that bear the look of paratroopers? Make those flares installed specifically and only for aircrafts like the C-17s, Il-78, C-130, etc. Maybe you can modify the popular existing packs that have C-17s, Il-78, C-130, etc. to only have them use those flares, or publish the flares and teach us how to do install on the aircrafts outselves. Enabling the aircrafts to open their side or rear doors or ramps would be nice. I know naught about building these things, best of luck for you "should you choose to accept this mission." :D

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Re: Idea: Paratroopers!

Post by Nodoka Hanamura » Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:29 am

It'd be interesting, but it'd be better to use something persistent, like a High drag bomb. It may not be realistic, But it would work more realistically as opposed to a flare.
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Re: Idea: Paratroopers!

Post by Midnight Rambler » Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:43 am

Moved to addon creation.

There has been some discussion about this i think. I made a C-17 a while ago that had troopers jump out when you pressed 1. Was very basic but had a similar idea to what you're talking about. Have a look through the search function and see what you can find with paratrooper as the main term. Good luck :)
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Re: Idea: Paratroopers!

Post by plunderbird » Sun Oct 30, 2016 2:49 pm

I think that you can find some in YS Majors pack 1. Not certain though.
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Re: Idea: Paratroopers!

Post by Stormraider » Sun Oct 30, 2016 5:03 pm

I can't find the C-17 aforementioned, and the links to the Dropzone pack don't work. They're probably gone.

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Re: Idea: Paratroopers!

Post by decaff_42 » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:58 pm

This is an interesting idea. The persistence of a HD Bomb, but having the initial velocity capabilities of a flare...kinda a toss up, but I think the persistence would win me over. You could even change the static srf to be paratroopers sitting in the cargo bay and then offset the actual parachute about 30 meters back and voila, instantaneous sitting to deployment! :D
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