Author: John681611
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Requirements: No addons required

Version: 1.5

Short description: simple version of the Fulton surface-to-air recovery system

Date: 2012-06-13 09:19

Comments: (5)



john681611 (INF_Mike64)


Simple script to simulate the Fulton surface-to-air recovery system for infantry.

- A balloon visual represented by a parachute.
- Realistic catch system where the player is moved into the sky then put in the aircraft.
- SP Night beacon
- 130M catch line (aircraft must hit top of line for a catch)
- Modifiable line length
- Usable with any aircraft.
- Dismantle skyhook
- NV Beacons along rope.

Installation / Usage:
Move script into Mission folder and ad this to player INIT:
ls = player addAction ["Launch Skyhook", "Skyhook.sql"];
Name the pickup aircraft "catcher".

- Modifiable for ACE balloon type.
- Modifiable for AI to use.

If you release any mission with this script, PM me or visit our forums.(i like to see what you can make)
If you find a fix for any known issues post in our forums under Fulton surface-to-air recovery system (AKA Skyhook) script

Credits & Thanks:
INF_Rhys - for helping test and taking screen shots.
Scarecrow398 - Making us aware of some problems

Change log:
- Smoother rope effect, less likely to glitch underground temporarily.
- Remove skyhook system.
- Made the options sections clearer in script.
- Added IR Beacons along rope

- general release

Forums Topic:

Not required but optional:
- Advanced Combat Environment 2 OA - Core

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Tags: Plane,   Simple,   Skyhook