Category:PVP University/FLYBYS

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Introduction

Flyby sniping is an advanced technique using destroyers or larger ships to attack other fleets at distance without subjecting the fleet to significant risk. This seminar will teach you the technique, how to lead the gang, and determine the right time and place to use the tactic.

Prerequisites

Courses

  1. PVP-BASIC
  2. PVP-WOLFPACKS

Skills

The pilot must have the skills and the setup to hit 50km or more with small guns. This means that preferably optimal range is at least 50km or more but at least optimal plus falloff must be 50km The pilot must also be using tech 2 guns. Some options are illustrated below.

  1. Tech 2 Cormorant (Easiest)
    1. Small Hybrid Turret 5
    2. Small Railgun Specialization 1+
    3. Electronic Superiority Rigging 1+
    4. Hybrid Weapon Rigging 3+
    5. Caldari Frigate 3+
  2. Tech 2 Thrasher (Tough but Doable)
    1. Small Projectile Turret 5
    2. Small Artillery Specialization 1+
    3. Electronic Superiority Rigging 1+
    4. Projectile Weapon Rigging 3+
    5. Minmatar Frigate 3+
    6. Sharpshooter 4+
  3. Tech 2 Catalyst (Tough but Doable)
    1. Small Hybrid Turret 5
    2. Small Railgun Specialization 1+
    3. Electronic Superiority Rigging 1+
    4. Hybrid Weapon Rigging 3+
    5. Gallente Frigate 3+
  4. Tech 2 Coercer (Very Hard)
    1. Small Energy Turret 5
    2. Small Energy Beam Specialization 1+
    3. Electronic Superiority Rigging 1+
    4. Energy Weapon Rigging 3+
    5. Amarr Frigate 3+


In addition, the following skills will be needed:

  1. Destroyers 3+
  2. Sharpshooter 3+
  3. Motion Prediction 3+
  4. Rapid Firing 3+
  5. Jury Rigging 3+
  6. Trajectory Analysis 3+

Preparation

It will be assumed by the instructor that all of the following preparation has been done prior to the start of the course. The instructor will assume you have read all articles and won't rehash them completely. Furthermore, the instructor will not make the entire class wait if you are not present or don't have your headset working.

  1. Study the Agony Empire Rules of Engagement
  2. Read all articles indexed below.
  3. Buy and fit at least 2 ships with both snipe and close range ammo and move them to the course meeting location. During the class we will utilize destroyers hulls to execute the maneuvers.
    1. Cormorant_(Sniper) (very easy to fit)
    2. Flyby_Sniping_Thrasher (easier to fit)
    3. Catalyst_(Sniper) (harder to fit)
    4. Coercer_(Sniper) (very hard to fit)
  1. Come on Team Speak before the course to verify that your microphone and headset are working. You must be able to listen and speak on Team Speak in order to participate.

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