Allied armor units are at the outskirts of German occupied Hauterive Air Base on the northwest side and have called in CAS support. P51 26th Squadron is sending out a squadron of bomber/rocket units from Argentan. Your flight is to take on any enemy fighters prior to their arrival at Hauterive AB. Enemy fighter activity is believed to be fairly light in this AO. You are NOT to engage Hauterive AB. You may also engage any enemy aircraft at Essay AB, 2.5nm northeast of Hauterive AB. It is believed that Hauterive is extremely fortified with anti-aircraft weapons. Essay, however, is believed to be very lightly defended. Keep your Squadron under control using the F10 Menu.
Set your heading to 138 degrees immediately. It is 19nm to your target. Climb to 23,000 feet, and keep a sharp eye out for enemy fighters en route to Hauterive AB. You will be notifed when 26th Squadron is on station as well as when blue smoke has been placed on target. Remember, your primary task is to provide cover for 26th Squdron should there be enemy aircraft in the AO. DO NOT engage Hauterive AB. Check the adjacent airfield, Essay, for any parked enemy aircraft. Essay is believed to be lightly defended. You are free to engage any enemy aircraft at Essay. Use your F10 Menu to command your Flight. Return heading to Goulet AB is 317 degrees for 19nm. Call Goulet for a guiding white flare as needed. ** There is a secondary group refueled and rearmed awaiting your arrival and control at Vrigny should you need it ** Good luck Pilots. ChuckIV
** Uses WWII Assets Pack **
** Uses NEW Normandy airports **