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Question: why there are no Air Reconnaissance and observation missions in WW2 game setting within Combat Mission games? Modern era games are providing different kinds of drones. But back in the days during WW2 Air Reconnaissance was a big thing. As far as I know, we dont have any Air Reconnaissance within WW2 games here right? I've started thinking about it after watching videos such as this one: I think it would be a great addition to WW2 setting.
The kind of tactical-level recce that is possible in your usual CM scenario tends to be hasty and ad hoc. Clearly, the main objectives in the recon phase of a CM battle would be to find enemy positions, and in particular enemy assets - Armour, AT Guns and ATGM's in the modern titles. Armour is easy to spot, as are planned fortifications (whether they should be is a different argument). The real difficulty comes in spotting a well sited anti-tank asset, which tend to be quiet, and have no reason to give themselves away. Relying on eyeballs and binoculars to spot the enemy works well if