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Old 08-06-2011, 12:58 PM   #2
johndallman
 
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Default Re: [WWII] Sikorsky R-7 batlesuit helicopter (USA. fictional)

OK, this looks more plausible; these designs are a lot of fun.
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Originally Posted by copeab View Post
Some were modified for landing in especially "hot" areas by having the helicopter flown by the battlesuit soldier (while in the battlesuit) and removing the dedicated pilot. While this had certain advantages, it required more intensive training for the battlesuit trooper.
It also leaves the helicopter lying around - in a "hot" area - to get busted. Giving the pilot some unpowered armour seems like a better bet.
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