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Today, 10:21am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Atlantis Q1 through 4 1947

Q4 report A. Industrial Allocation 24/31 factories (non fixed) to naval materials: 24,000 tons created for Q4/1947 plus 1,000 tons transfered from foreign sources (1,000 tons from Byzantium) plus 163 tons stockpiled from Q3/47 Total warship materials: 25,163 25,132 tons used for ship building, 28 tons stockpiled for use in Q1/48, 3 tons transfered to civilian usage. 4/31 factory's (non-fixed) to infrastructure development: 0.4 points 3/31 factory's (fixed) to infrastructure development: 0.3 poin...

Today, 10:20am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Atlantis Q1 through 4 1947

Q3 report A. Industrial Allocation 28/31 factories (non fixed) to naval materials: 28,000 tons created for Q3/1947 plus 1,000 tons transfered from foreign sources (1,000 tons from Byzantium) Total warship materials: 29,000 28,901 tons used for ship building, 163 tons stockpiled for next quarter. 0/31 factory's (non-fixed) to infrastructure development: 0.2 points 3/31 factory's (fixed) to infrastructure development: 0.3 points Total: 0.3 IP B. Infrastructure Development type 2 drydock and 3 type...

Today, 10:19am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Atlantis Q1 through 4 1947

Q2 report A. Industrial Allocation 26/31 factories (non fixed) to naval materials: 28,000 tons created for Q2/1947 plus 1,000 tons transfered from foreign sources (1,000 tons from Byzantium) Total warship materials: 27,000 27,000 tons used for ship building, 0 tons stockpiled for next quarter. 2/31 factory's (non-fixed) to infrastructure development: 0.2 points 3/31 factory's (fixed) to infrastructure development: 0.3 points Total: 0.5 IP B. Infrastructure Development type 2 drydock and 3 type 0...

Today, 10:18am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Atlantis Q1 through 4 1947

Notes: Infrastructure for Byzantium added to the Q4 report stockpile at end of Q4 is started in Q3 so not subject to stockpile rules, but 3 tons lost to civilian use anyway Q1 report A. Industrial Allocation 28/31 factories (non fixed) to naval materials: 28,000 tons created for Q1/1947 plus 1,000 tons transfered from foreign sources (1,000 tons from Byzantium) Total warship materials: 29,000 29,000 tons used for ship building, 0 tons stockpiled for next quarter. 0/31 factory's (non-fixed) to in...

Yesterday, 10:18pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Refit question

Well, as you say many have already paid the price specified in the refit rules. However usually when one replaces guns of that caliber other modifications are done at the same time to older ships to bring them up to modern specs due to treaty constraints. Without any treaty's to force us to modernize instead of build new it seems expensive to replace, for example, 6x1 3" guns with 6x4 40mm mounts.

Yesterday, 4:46am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Refit question

Which level of refit would the removal of 3" (76mm) AA guns without hoists and replacement with either 40mm or 2.95" guns fall under? 25% seems like a lot to remove mounts and their ammo lockers on deck. Quoted 2.2.2.3 Level 2: Minor Refits (cost = 15%, except for ships of 2,999 t light or less --> 5%) -Alterations to snorkel or periscopes: P -Alterations to guns of 65mm and smaller served by hoists: T -Changes to depth charge racks and throwers: T -Changes to mine rails (mines carried on deck):...

Yesterday, 3:55am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Results from the 1948 Summer Olympics

I was merely pointing out that things are not close to historical, something that was implied, some historical nations are acctually higher than the RL games tally. Also where is the SAE?

Yesterday, 12:26am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Results from the 1948 Summer Olympics

I agree, great write up and no easy task but close to historical outcome is in theory only good for historical nations. No South African participation? Even historical medal counts for the top 5 nations are not that close to historical. For example, historical medal counts for: France-29, Italy-27, Great Britain-23, Turkey-12, Hungary-27. Not trying to rain on the parade but I don't think its very close to historical.

Saturday, February 17th 2018, 11:45pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Talons 1948?

.....then again, some of the Canadian aircraft would (IMO) have the monopoly on "worst looking aircraft" and as such an unfair advantage!

Saturday, February 17th 2018, 11:31pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Talons 1948?

I agree that the original format seems to work just fine, if it ain't broke don't fix it. That said I'm sure there is some new type of event's, awards ect. that could be added. Perhaps awards for the best looking aircraft as voted by the participants or something of that nature.

Saturday, February 17th 2018, 1:20pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Jet fighters

Quoted Spartan Spear Specifications: Wingspan: 42.75 ft (13.0m) Length: 49 ft (14.94 m) Height: 15.25 ft (4.65m) Wing Area: 402.6 ft² (37.4 m²) Empty weight: 16,535 lbs (7,500 kg) Engine: 1 × Spartan Athena-II (10,500 lbf thrust); Athena-III (c.1951) 14,500lbf with afterburner Crew: 1 Performance Max speed: 680 mph @ 20,000 feet (750mph with Athena-III engine) Range: 1,240 miles (2000 km) Service ceiling: 49,200 ft (15,000 m) Rate of climb: 19,685 ft/min (100 m/s) Armament - 4 × 30mm cannon - U...

Saturday, February 17th 2018, 1:19pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Jet fighters

Quoted Accrisius Aggressor Specifications Type: Naval jet fighter Wingspan: 42.65 ft (13m) Length: 46.75ft (14.25m) Height: 12.8ft (3.9m) Wing Area: N/A ft² (m²) Empty weight: N/A lbs ( kg) Loaded weight: N/A lbs ( kg) Engine: 2 × Roth-Packard C.AF.2 turbojets 2,865 lbf thrust Crew: 1 Performance Max speed: 590mph (950kph) Range: N/A miles (km) Service ceiling: 48556 ft (14800 m) Rate of climb: N/A Armament 4 × 20mm cannon

Saturday, February 17th 2018, 1:15pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Jet fighters

Quoted Spartan Bullet Specifications Wingspan: 26ft 3in (8m) Length: 34ft 7in (10.55m) Height: 7ft 8in (2.35m) Wing Area: 185 ft² ( 17.2m²) Empty weight: 6,018 lbs (2730kg) Loaded weight: 9,590 lbs (4350kg) Engine: 1 × Spartan Daedalus-III (3,500 lbf thrust) Crew: 1 Performance Max speed: 593 mph (554km) Range: 1250 miles (2,011km) Service ceiling: 42500 ft (13,000 m) Rate of climb: 3,600 ft/min (18.2 m/s) Armament - 4 × 20mm cannon or 6 × 12.7mm MGs - 2 × 500lb bombs or fuel tanks

Friday, February 16th 2018, 3:01pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Results from the 1948 Summer Olympics

....and just when I was feeling that Atlantis wasn't doing so well in the games, 2 gold and one silver to dominate the rowing events!

Friday, February 16th 2018, 2:51pm

Author: thesmilingassassin

Heavy bombers

Accrisius B-11 Vigilant General Type: Airplane = 1 Airship = 2 Orbiter = 3 1 Year of First Flight: 1946 Description Conventional Aircraft Monoplane Conventional Fuselage A monoplane four-engined heavy bomber. Armament: 4x 20mm cannon in dorsal and ventral remotely-controlled turrets and 2x 20mm cannon in a tail turret and a fixed 20mm cannon in the nose, 9,071 kg (20,000lbs) bomb load. Characteristics: Weight (maximum) 135,000 lbs Weight (empty) 84,803 lbs Length 112.5 ft Wingspan 143 ft Wing Ar...

Wednesday, February 14th 2018, 11:44am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Civil airliners

Spartan Superb Based on the Spartan Spectre/Spitefull airframe General Type: Airplane = 1 Airship = 2 Orbiter = 3 1 Year of First Flight: 1945 Description Conventional Aircraft Monoplane Conventional Fuselage A four-engined long-range airliner with a pressurised cabin for 48 passengers. Characteristics: Weight (maximum) 140,000 lbs Weight (empty) 88,975 lbs Length 98 ft Wingspan 129 ft Wing Area 1,640 sq ft Sweep 2 degrees Engines 4 Ripon R-3000-09TS Piston 3,250 hp at 15,000 ft Crew 6 Typical c...

Wednesday, February 14th 2018, 11:24am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Medium/light bombers

Spartan Spitefull General Type: Airplane = 1 Airship = 2 Orbiter = 3 1 Year of First Flight: 1945 Description Conventional Aircraft Monoplane Conventional Fuselage A four-engined heavy bomber. Armed with a 1x 20mm cannon tail barbette and a fixed 20mm cannon in the nose, 12,000lbs bomb load. Characteristics: Weight (maximum) 120,000 lbs Weight (empty) 72,436 lbs Length 93.2 ft Wingspan 129 ft Wing Area 1,640 sq ft Sweep 2 degrees Engines 4 Spartan SR-3000-04DTS Piston 3,250 hp at 20,000 ft Crew ...

Wednesday, February 14th 2018, 11:21am

Author: thesmilingassassin

Strategic Aerial reconaissance aircraft

Spartan Spectre (Recon) General Type: Airplane = 1 Airship = 2 Orbiter = 3 1 Year of First Flight: 1945 Description Conventional Aircraft Monoplane Conventional Fuselage A four-engined long-range strategic reconnaissance aircraft. Armed with a 1x 20mm cannon tail barbette and a fixed 12.7mm HMG in the nose, equipped with up to eight cameras. Characteristics: Weight (maximum) 120,000 lbs Weight (empty) 72,386 lbs Length 93.2 ft Wingspan 129 ft Wing Area 1,640 sq ft Sweep 2 degrees Engines 4 Ripon...

Wednesday, February 14th 2018, 11:10am

Author: thesmilingassassin

naval strike aircraft

Designs no longer in service Accrisius TBN-5 Vulture, 1928 Type: Carrierborn and land based torpedo and level bomber Crew:2 Powerplant/performance: 565 HP Accrisius engine, speed 136 mph/220 km, climb rate 480 fpm, ceiling 15,000 feet Armament: 2x0.303 (1 fixed forward, 1 aft, trainable), 2000 lb bomb/torpedo load TBN-4 Dovekie, 1925 Roth design, a inferior competitor of the TBN-5 Vulture TBN-3 Albatros 1920 Spartan design, esentially an improved TBN-2 Condor, failed to impress the admiralty wit...

Wednesday, February 14th 2018, 11:09am

Author: thesmilingassassin

naval strike aircraft

Future maritime patrol flying boat design