One of the Holiday Gift Grab achievements today is Snowball - Land 5 helicopters in a row on the Windy airfield. The airfields don't seem to have names that I can find, though.

Are there names for the airfields anywhere? Which one is the "Windy" airfield?

  • It's hard, as a first time player.
    – user17431
    Dec 30, 2011 at 19:20

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It's the airfield with the orange and white wind cone thing in the middle. 3rd map from the right. Good luck with the achievement!

I just unlocked it. It's definitely that one on the PC.

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    Ugh, I think you have to land something like 500 planes to unlock this airfield. I played it for a bit a long time ago and I still think I'm a couple hundred away. No thanks, Steam. You can keep your coupon.
    – agent86
    Dec 30, 2011 at 20:21
  • @agent86, at least you don't have to get 500 airplanes as a cumulative hi-score, you just need to land 500 planes across every time you play a level.
    – Kotsu
    Dec 31, 2011 at 0:30

It is the third airfield from the right, near the end of the list. In the center of the map you'll see a orange and white windsock surrounded by airstrips. (The direction of the wind affects which airstrips are active and changes during play).

Strategy for this achievement:

I finished this first try with only 15 planes landed total... maybe I just got lucky? But every 3rd or 4th was a helicopter.

Every Helicopter that entered the screen I had doing little circles near the heli landing pads, I landed all other planes that entered the screen until I had 5 helicopters all doing circles near the pads.

Then I shifted to circling all planes that entered, and quickly landed the 5 helicopters in a row.

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    Hi, Andrew, welcome to the site. While this may be helpful, it doesn't really answer agent86's question of which airfield you need to play on. Dec 30, 2011 at 23:43

Yeah, it's the third from the right! This was a mighty difficult achivement to get. Make sure you keep the helicopters in the air rather than the airplanes since there are about 10 airplanes for every helicopter.

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