Exhibit - Harrier Jump Jet 2002
Argentinean Campaign Mission 09
The enemy have succeeded in establishing some artillery positions in the mountains and are shelling your defences around Stanley.
Your flight of four Pucaras is to attack these positions and then deal with the enemy GR.3 Harriers in the area. Destroy at least one Harrier before you escape to Pebble Island.
The artillery positions are protected by fierce anti-aircraft fire, but this will be the least of your worries - the weather has turned for the worse and there is only a narrow area between the ground and the cloud-base. Try to engage the Harriers either above or below the clouds.
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ac : Pucara
My diaryNow this was interesting. The " artillery positions " I was tasked to attack were actually standard AAA installations. Pretty small targets, very difficult to hit.
But the really interesting factor was the weather, which was working as advertised. The thick cloud base started at 5 - 600 feet and when I strayed into that I was flying blind. The challenge of manoeuvering within that tight envelope was rewarding... and the rockets looked pretty too !
These images were taken in Microsoft Combat Flight Sim 2 on my Hercules 3D Prophet III Titanium 500 video card with full screen anti-aliasing enabled.
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