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Author Topic: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"  (Read 3015 times)

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Rector

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Re: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"
« Reply #24 on: September 20, 2018, 02:37:17 PM »

This beautiful plane copes well against Bf-109D - even against several opponents
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and despite the damage he returns to the base as a winner.
Good machine - although it lacks the engine's power when compared to the P-36 Hawk. Thank you.




P.S. Is there a chance for such a skin?

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FANATIC MODDER

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Re: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"
« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2018, 01:30:37 PM »

I am really excited about this plane, which it turned out to be really excellent. I want to ask about the FM, how well it's worked out. This one is so much better than the hurricane. It's now a mystery to me why the brits didn't put the "Guardian" into production.

My only objection it's about the cockpit. The tempest cockpit seems out of place. A gladiator cockpit seems a much more reasonable choice. Why the tempest cockpit was selected? (I am usually in the opinion that the modder knows better, still I was surprised...)
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Re: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"
« Reply #26 on: September 26, 2018, 01:34:40 PM »

Thanks for the addition of a not very well known experimental plane. I like to do a lot of fantasy combat so this would be a great addition to my library. I don't have BAT so I am wondering if this will work in my v 4.12.2m SAS Modact v 5.3 set up.
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Re: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"
« Reply #27 on: September 26, 2018, 06:49:12 PM »

Hi NavyAce, seems to work well in my heavily modded 4.12 install.
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Rector

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Re: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"
« Reply #28 on: September 28, 2018, 02:20:37 PM »

John Kent recalled that it was a great plane, but he had a weak engine. Performance was lagging behind Spitfire and Hurricane. It seems that FM well demonstrates the capabilities of this machine: A small load on the wing, but rather a anemic engine. Regards.
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Re: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"
« Reply #29 on: October 02, 2018, 09:25:40 AM »

Thanks so much for this aircraft - currently my 'go to' in TGA (I only fly for fun in that era). I love these prototypes that did not quite make it. There are others that would be nice to see in TGA - Vickers Venom, MB B2/B3/B5 and the Bristol 146 to name just a few.
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Re: Gloster F5/34 "Guardian"
« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2018, 06:23:43 AM »

Any skins around for this yet?
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