Tail gating

has anybody else been getting tailgated lately? My last three flights I’ve been tailgated and it’s starting to really p me off. Today’s was by Airforce 007 Pairs Pilot even on final he’s right up my rear end. And this is on advanced!! Sorry for the poor pics image
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Yes, however, please keep names private.

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Most people in fighters love escort and i can’t believe that will stop…maybe you should change your name to go away or stop following until the guy goes away

This one was a fighter and I’ve only put the name because I managed to take a picture. The others have been a 747 and a I think a320

Then if you don’t like it do what i suggested… Most people do this because they like group flights

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This happened to me once on advanced. I called in a few friends from a flight group to all report the guy. It really is a shame people do this.

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And this is why we need an in game pilot to pilot communication…although i don’t think it was fair to report him

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It was on advanced which is for realistic flying. If it was on PG I definitely wouldn’t have gotten people involved to do that.

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Ok…How many people do you think Matt would have ghosted then.He’s almost always followed on advanced

I don’t always get people to take action like that, just that time I was really annoyed. When Matt flies, he’s usually flying to test something; not just for pleasure flying (not every time of course)… so it probably doesn’t bother him because he’s used to it and is also busy running tests most likely.

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I rather be followed while flying for fun than doing tests.Anyway i also wouldn’t like anyone following me if i didn’t want any escort.As you said earlier your mood detected your actions.It would be best to try communicating before such actions.Since there isn’t in game communications i wouldn’t blame you though.You were on advanced and it was your right to have peace.

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Cut the guy some slack. He probably just wanted to escort you or something like that. You see it all the time on free flight.

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When people tail gating me on floor I break and let him fly into me then I report him

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I agree that if somebody wants to escort you thats fine but on PG. Avanced is the place for realism and have a 747 so close I could have spat on it or being escorted when im flying a flybe dash isnt that realistic is it? However if i wasnt responding to ATC then getting escorted would add some realisum as this is pretty standerd isnt it.

Same guy buzzed me on Advanced last night.

If on PG or FF servers then you kind of expect behaviour like that, but the Advanced server is for realistic flying and generally being escorted (or even large group flights!) is not considered realistic behaviour.

Saying that there are occasions that when in a larger aircraft having smaller fighters is good, for example when I am simulating Air to Air refuelling missions with either a RAF Voyager (A330 MRTT) or the USAF Pegasus (B767 KC-767), but then I arrange with either an event on here or through IFES.

I don’t mind this really. Just ignore it if you don’t like it. I’ve had people join me in flight and i think it’s pretty fun!

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I think that tail gating should be previously agreed between the parties, it can be fun.
If this is not possible, the plane which is tail gating should avoid to interfere with the normal flight of the leading one, especially during the approach an landing maneuvers.
This is common sense for me. We all want to enjoy but also respect the other players, as first rule.

Happy landings
:)

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Not really fair to report him, this is why we need communication in IF

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It happend to me once when I was flying in advanced and it is very annoying then you see the red colour of the other aircraft following your every move. I agree like others have said you expect it in PG or free flight but if you are in advanced and you have not asked for an escort then you should be left alone and the one following you should go to PG or free flight to pester there. I to do report if I’m getting pestered by others.