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TABLE AIR COMBAT- Flight Operations Manual

All rules in the individual aircraft sets have been compiled into one volume of "master rules".    This .pdf will be periodically updated to keep pace with rule clarification or adjustments

Contents include:

•Basic rules for flight and combat (included in every TAC aircraft set)

•tail gunners and turrets


•dive bombing


•ship movement and combat

•torpedo attacks


•optional rules

•printable templates for tail gunners and turrets

•flak circles (ground-based and naval)

This is the rulebook only; Aircraft have to be purchased separately.  Try a free Spitfire II.

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Jean Frederick P November 04, 2020 1:18 pm UTC
I downloaded the "free" rules to try it out and I was so impressed that I purchased the entire lot... The rules are simple, fast playing and most importantly fun! My only wish is that rules for jets (Korea, Vietnam, Cold War and Modern) and maybe helicopters will be developed as well.
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Thomas M March 16, 2020 2:56 pm UTC
I love these rules. I have a question on torpedoes and energy. The rules say an aircraft needs to spend all of it's energy before the turn it launches a torpedo. Is there a way to do this without doing a Wingover or Immelman? I don't see a torpedo bomber doing either realistically, especially when starting a torpedo run.
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Jim J August 14, 2016 9:36 am UTC
Really enjoyable game. The turn template is a brilliant idea. I also really like the use of two aircraft elements which is more realistic than single fighters. The only issue I've had when playing is the initiative system, which doesn't' always fit the situation. I only have one other query - can you shoot through other friendly counters or do they block LOS? Be nice to have some rules for baling out too. Looking forward to some more aircraft sets for mid-war RAF!
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Jason S August 03, 2016 9:50 pm UTC
Everything seems so elegant until you get to the part where you have to move one tick, but you also have to move your stall speed, which of course isn't necessarily marked where you're turning, except that stall speed is the space of one tick, except when you're turning, and it isn't. :(
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Bruce C July 12, 2016 9:38 pm UTC
Great idea!
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This title was added to our catalog on July 11, 2016.