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Forgotten Hope 2 is an award-winning World War II modification for Battlefield 2TM and is based on the original Forgotten Hope, a modification for Battlefield 1942TM, one of the most popular multiplayer games ever. Battlefield 1942TM featured land, sea and air combat in a way never before seen. It was the goal of the development team to maximize the game experience by adding both a realistic and enjoyable gameplay to FH and now to FH2.

  • Polikarpov Po-2
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waldo101
waldo101 Jun 12 2013, 4:03pm said:

Beautiful model once again it will be interesting to see ingame.

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Schrubber
Schrubber Jun 12 2013, 4:08pm said:

Beautiful models/textures and a very interesting story behind this aircraft.

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Turkish007
Turkish007 Jun 12 2013, 4:19pm said:

The mighty Soviet Air Force! Finally!

But I knew this was coming before, there were some leaked screenshots from a developer's personal portfolio...

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oluja_95
oluja_95 Jun 12 2013, 6:02pm said:

beuatiful one

but hopefully not just this one

add more mig 3 , il-2 , yak7 or 9 etc

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0rpheus
0rpheus Jun 12 2013, 6:40pm said:

Awesome model and texture as always!

One thing though- why does the bottom one have more support beams between its left wings than it has on the right side?

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Eat_Uranium
Eat_Uranium Jun 12 2013, 8:47pm replied:

Those are actually the supports attached to the engine cowling. I admit that I had to take a closer look to see it though.

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0rpheus
0rpheus Jun 13 2013, 3:17am replied:

Oh you're right. My bad

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MasterofMetal
MasterofMetal Jun 12 2013, 7:51pm said:

Female pilots, eh?
Will there be female soldier models by the time of release?

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theonewhonevergivesa
theonewhonevergivesa Jun 13 2013, 8:54am said:

MY EYES!
You've managed to overload even my GLASSES with awesomeness of that model!

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RobertFC
RobertFC Jun 13 2013, 9:38am said:

Will you include Romanians?

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Turkish007
Turkish007 Jun 13 2013, 4:19pm replied:

They arent going to. Everyone would love to haveminor factions including me, but that is just too much work for a little developing team right now.

Also, we arent having Poland in 1939, who would expect the Romanians? Lol.

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RobertFC
RobertFC Jun 17 2013, 2:21am replied:

Thanks for answer, even if sad news. But still one great mod.

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KaelaMenshaKhaine
KaelaMenshaKhaine Jun 13 2013, 9:40am said:

Really nice model. Cant wait to shot it down :P

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Dzev
Dzev Jun 15 2013, 4:44pm said:

Too bad BF2 doesn't have any advanced damage model or anything close to it. And the flight model is very simple (
Also I think Po-2 will be useless in game. Just shoot it with MG's and rifles.

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kazarez_artem
kazarez_artem Jul 5 2013, 9:49pm said:

У-2 красавец, слов нет. МиГ-3 бы ещё. ;)

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theonewhonevergivesa
theonewhonevergivesa Jul 7 2013, 6:14am replied:

Человек может мечтать... человек может мечтать.
A man can dream... a man can dream.

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StealthyWarrior
StealthyWarrior Jul 19 2013, 5:32am said:

amazing!

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GordonKromanTR
GordonKromanTR Aug 4 2013, 3:56am said:

cant wait to controll it xD

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codborn
codborn Aug 14 2013, 3:16pm said:

Stunt time!

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HermannFegelein
HermannFegelein Oct 17 2013, 9:19pm said:

Pls add the En.wikipedia.org
a.k.a the 2nd Most Produced Aircraft ever

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theonewhonevergivesa
theonewhonevergivesa Nov 12 2013, 10:24pm replied:

Yeah, I'd like to see Il-2 too. With dual 23mm cannons and those small AT bombs aka PTABs.

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Originally known as the U-2, the aircraft was designed in the late 1920s by Nikolai Polikarpov as a replacement for the U-1. It saw extensive use by civilians and the military. Its application as a crop duster gave it the nickname Kukuruznik, derived from the word for maize. At the start of the war, the Soviet Air Force was using the Po-2 for all kinds of work, including liaison, medivac, reconnaissance and general supply.

Its most famous use was as a night bomber. With a machinegun added to the observer's cockpit and space for up to 350 kg of bombs or RS-82 rockets beneath the wings, it was used in daring low level attacks. The distinctive engine sound, and the near silence of the gliding bombing runs in the dead of night gave these missions a psychological effect in excess of any material damage caused. Perhaps the most notorious pilots were the all female 588th Night Bomber Regiment - the so called Night Witches.

The Po-2 was hard to detect, and a challenging target for fighters to shoot down. Its simple construction could absorb many hits with little effect, the pilots flew incredibly low to the ground, and it was so slow compared to Bf 109 and Fw 190 fighters that keeping on target for any decent length of time was nearly impossible. Between 30 and 40 thousand Po-2 were assembled between 1928 and 1959, and our one was made by Herc.

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