And then I changed the Heavy Hog's AppearanceModel and WeaponManager to the Harrier's and this happened:
Edit: I polished it a little, changed the text and did some random things. If you want to try it, then click here.
RAsplez98 wrote:looks pretty cool. im surprised they werent already implimented by the devs.
Xeno426 wrote:RAsplez98 wrote:looks pretty cool. im surprised they werent already implimented by the devs.
It's not implemented because you'd never carry out attacks in this manner. Maneuverability is very limited, it puts a massive constraint on maximum weapons stores, it massively drains fuel, and at least in the Harrier it can only sustain it for a few minutes thanks to heat buildup.
The VTOL capability lets the aircraft land vertically (when most of the fuel has been used and munitions have been expended), take off with a very short runway, or vertically take off with a very limited weapons load (a couple of bombs or rocket pods). The last option really limits operational range, and so was never really practiced; STOVL (Short-Take Off/Vertical Landing) was much more useful.
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