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Air-to-Surface in Elite: Dangerous

Air-to-Surface8 (5)

Complete a planet side mission

  • Unlocked by 4,830 tracked gamers (69% - TA Ratio = 1.64) 7,038  

Achievement Guide for Air-to-Surface

163,753 (98,837)
Achievement won on 27 Jan 17
TA Score for this game: 7,900
Posted on 01 February 17 at 18:17
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You need the Horizons DLC to be able to land on a planet.

I'm not sure what constitutes a planet side mission because I had done delivery missions to stations on a planet surface and the achievement did not unlock. I'm guessing it was glitched for me at the time, and it may work now, but I do not know for sure.

The way I got the achievement the other day by doing a passenger mission that had me scan a geyser on a planet's surface. I didn't even have to land, and there were other places I had to take my passenger yet but the achievement unlocked. So if anyone is having problems with this unlocking, maybe try a passenger mission.
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