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U.S Navy


  • Increasing pilots?

    02. 04. 2012 08:56

Quick question for all of you CV drivers. Will increasing your pilot's to vets and experts help them in battle? If so, how? I have been playing CV for awhile and I am wondering how does this help.
Thanks in advance. 


  • Re : Increasing pilots?

    02. 04. 2012 10:06

Increasing the vet and expert count on your pilot's increase's their ability level (In the case of fighter's,this affect's their ability to fight vs aircraft,both when attacking and defending,and defense vs AAW) Boosting the fighters helps also.

So yeah,increasing vet and expert (Or as i like to call them,experten) will make your fighters better in combat.

  • Re : Increasing pilots?

    02. 04. 2012 12:46

The benefits are -

Increased ability to withstand ships AAW fire

Increased ability to kill other planes

Increased ability to avoid being killed by other planes

  • Re : Increasing pilots?

    02. 07. 2012 06:33

Ahh, thanks. That clears a lot of things up. Thanks for the info.

  • Re : Increasing pilots?

    02. 09. 2012 09:21

Basic primer...

Rookies are filler. They contribute very little but you are penalized if the crew bar isn't full.
Experts provide skill to your crewman.
Veterans provide 4x the skill that Experts provide.

There is a maximum skill level for each kind of sailor, but it's very hard to hit until after level 100. Until then, investing in as many veterans as you reasonably can is wise, especially for crew like Fighter pilots, Seamen, and Engineers.

The maximum amount of veterans a sailor can hold equals 40% of his crew size. So if a sailor has 300 crew on it, he can have 120 veterans.

Boosting (Premium Sailor) provides a 20% bonus to skill. It's a simple multiplier so it scales with level. Make sure you put lots of vets and experts on the sailor though, because 120% of "not much skill" still doesn't do a lot. The more vets and experts your sailor has, the greater the effect of adding 20% becomes.