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Submitted by Mister_V 1302d ago | article

Battlefield 3 Multiplayer Guide: Jets, Choppers and SOFLAM Tips

MP1st - "As many of you know, there is a wide variety of equipment and vehicles to choose from in Battlefield 3 to help you dominate the land, sea and air." (Battlefield 3, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Nitrowolf2  +   1302d ago
i've crashed a Heli so many time
Criminal  +   1302d ago
Same here, I crashed 3 choppers and 2 jets so far. I really want a training server to practice.
Mister_V  +   1302d ago
First time I got in a jet, I switched it right away to 3rd person, wich was a mistake because the camera doesn't roll when you roll. So, as soon as I took off, I rolled it straight into the ground, since I was so disoriented. I'm sure I pissed a lof of people off.
Aggesan  +   1302d ago
You type "training" in the server browser and a few will come up. Just remember to limit the search to maps which with jets.
mike_d_  +   1302d ago
Here's my tip and it helped me and many others out tremendously. I usually play hardcore so it's always the cockpit cam,which is easier for me.But just swap the stick layout on the heli and jet to southpaw.You fly the jet with the left stick and it feels more natural.Let me know if it helps.
Elwenil  +   1302d ago
Same here. Just about all console games use the left stick for the jet stick and helo cyclic control and the right stick for yaw. I can't quite fathom why DICE would do it backward from the standard.

I've gotten quite good at the helos after many crashes and missile hits but dodging lock-ons in between trees and buildings will definitely give you a crash course in fine control of a helo. I suck in the jets and can't quite get oriented to it yet. I really think I need an actual joystick, lol.
chriski333  +   1302d ago
i need a pilot for the second co-op mission i cant fly the chopper im on ps3 CHRISKI333 hit me up
xtremexx  +   1302d ago
Best Tip For Flying Jets, If You Think You Can Fly A Jet, You Probably Cant, So Dont -_-
ginsunuva  +   1302d ago
How do you switch 1st/3rd person views in vehicle on pc?
xtremexx  +   1302d ago
i believe it is c?
Mister_V  +   1302d ago
On consoles, you'll press in the right thumb stick, or R3.
Optical_Matrix  +   1302d ago
Someone please tell me how to fly Jets lol I can't seem to perfect it. I'm on PS3 btw. So if you could tell me the buttons I'm meant to use with each other to maneuverer properly, would be appreciated. Thank you
krazykombatant  +   1302d ago
LOOOOL saw the HHG thing on the video, I was like tips from Hip Hop Gamer.. HELL NO! I'm still waiting for my copy to arrive (live in the UK, its been delivered from Miami). Here is hoping that I don't have problems with the online pass or else i'll be fuked... Anyways I'll probably come back to this. Seems pretty decent tip video.
armorki  +   1302d ago
hehe i killed my suqad :D very hard to control

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