Aircraft's only current use is finding, bombing, and looting ore thief bases. Aircraft can only be created in factories, along with the bombs used to bomb the ore thief bases.
Types of Aircraft
Search Plane: 6 ore, 3500 components Used to find the ore thieves' base. Each pilot wanting to bomb or extract ore must first find the base on his/her own.
Bomber: 10 ore, 4000 components Used to bomb the ore thieves' base. Can carry up to 4 bombs.
Helicopter: 8 ore, 7000 components Used to recover ore from the theives' base once it has been destroyed.
Bombs are used to bomb ore thieves bases to destroy them and later recover ore. Ore can only be recovered from bases that have been completely destroyed. There are two types of bombs: The Flower: 1 ore, 400 components Small bomb
The Thumper: 3 ore, 400 components Large bomb