Me like the new audio sample for coms, if the rest of the game reflects this level of quality it's sure to be the winner we all hope it to be.
Would like to hear more situation perspective audio to reflect human emotion.. panic, frustration, urgency & danger.
eg: during a police chase, the coms from ground units you will hear in the background sirens, engine revving, tyres squealing, gun shots or during fire fighting /EMS jobs - machine noise, PA announcements, panic, off the cuff comments personal opinion and judgement (relative to situation unfolding). The objective being to be more connected to whats happening on the ground, to be more invested in the game play and increase the immersion factor.
After watching some of the vids from E3, i hope more than ever that BIS seriously consider keeping the animation of the pilots and crew in the cockpit. I know this feature has yet to be confirmed but please-please BIS do not compromise on this. I am aware the main argument against this is that the pilot animation obstructs the view of the instruments & controls (i beg to DIFFER! - i see everything just fine thanks).
Yeah this was the kind of thing i was wanting BIS to break the rules on with regards the STERILE & LIFELESS! traditional simulator cockpit view (we already have enough clones of MSFS etc).
BIS you can set some new benchmarks by not following the crowd here, yeah sure maybe not a major priority in the bigger picture, but the little touches(?) can be defining for sure, i think this and the other proposed features is what will separate you from the rest and could be another aspect to keep the player engaged.
Personally i like seeing the pilots legs, knees, arms and hands moving not some ghost in the machine.
For the simulator purists maybe a transparency option or option not-to could be included?
Also the icing on the cake for me if all expectations are met? would be the ability to replay the last 30sec - 1minute of flight time to evaluate landings and approaches, would like to see x3 fixed LZ cameras (random select for proximity) and free look 1st/3rd person view, zoom enabled.
*Mission want - x8 helo's with buckets & 737(AI) working together in co-op to fight major fire ripping across country, a nuclear power-station & towns in its path, 1hr to co-ordinate rescue evac and contain fire.
From the air roadblocks, flashing lights & medical teams can be seen & constant chatter, weather updates on comms. Reputation and exp points will be the reward.