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Old 08-06-2009, 06:27 AM
Doktorwzzerd Doktorwzzerd is offline
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Originally Posted by Abbevilleboy View Post
Yes and that's exactly the problem faced by the RAF during the Battle, but with the much higher rate of fire of the .303s the weight of shot put on target was roughly equal to that of the cannon, albeit without exploding shells!

Great point! Cannons have much lower velocity to their fire also, so their accuracy is not as good as .303s. That was pretty much the philosophy behind American fighters being armed with the Browning .50. Also if I'm not much mistaken, and please correct if I am, the RAF used Hurricaines more for downing bombers as the Hurricaine was armed with cannons at an early stage.

That being said I agree with the OP, a game as ambitious as BoP should strive for historical accuracy, even at the expense of easier kills.
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