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Field Marshal09 May 2018 4:25 p.m. PST

I'm am looking at using big scale planes (maybe 1/72 or 1/48) on stands on the floor in a big hall. I want some rules that don't need hexes and where one plane per player is good. Any suggestions?

Field Marshal09 May 2018 4:25 p.m. PST

I'm am looking at using big scale planes (maybe 1/72 or 1/48) on stands on the floor in a big hall. I want some rules that don't need hexes and where one plane per player is good. Any suggestions?

redmist112209 May 2018 4:44 p.m. PST

Too bad no hexes…or I would have recommended Blue Max…good luck! I use 1:72 planes on old-school Battle Masters printed maps w/hexes.

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Viper911 Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2018 5:48 p.m. PST

WWII or WWI? I use mustangs and Messerschmitt for WWII and canvas falcon for WWI these rules work for 1/72 scale and uses stands with wheels where you can play on the floor.

jdpintex09 May 2018 6:09 p.m. PST

We used to use our M&M strands for WWI games back in the day. Same mechanics but with appropriate stats for WWI.

wrgmr109 May 2018 6:59 p.m. PST

You could convert Canvas Eagles from hexes to inches and degrees of turning? It would take a bit of conversion.

pushing tin10 May 2018 1:15 a.m. PST

you might be able to do it with Canvas Eagles if you have the base as a hex, then it makes it easier to calculate the degree of turn?

Vigilant10 May 2018 7:20 a.m. PST

Get some blank hexed to use of the movement. Lay them out in the format for the move, move the model, then pick up the hexed. Use a tape to check ranges based on the size of the hex, or again use the blank hexed to form the firing arc. Works on any scale.

wrgmr110 May 2018 8:52 a.m. PST

Good idea Vigilant.

rmaker10 May 2018 12:10 p.m. PST

Fight in the Skies (aka Dawn Patrol)

Sailor Steve Inactive Member11 May 2018 6:33 a.m. PST

The Canvas Falcons rules for the Mustangs & Messerschitts system are still available.
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