Yeah but you said you used Numpad 9 to gain attitude and fall in water, but as far as I know that button will only decrease your attitude. Numpad 6 will take you off, gaining you attitude. Have you tried it?
EDIT: I actually gotta correct myself. You use Numpad 9 to take off, and Numpad 6 the other way around. Some more tips: Go to the Francis Internation Airport, steal a Dodo and go to one end of the runway. Keep the W / arrow up button pressed for about 4-5 seconds, and use the Q / E buttons to view the sides of the Dodo - you'll notice that it'll slowly take off. Now use Numpad 6 and you'll see that the nose will drop. Release it and the Dodo will immediately gain attitude. After several seconds you will have gained a good height and the Dodo will stop rising. It will then probably begin to nose dive a bit. Don't do anything! When it begins to fall, leave the controls alone. The dodo will fall but as it does, it will pick up speed again and regain any height lost. It will continue to dive and climb all the time so better get used to it.
This post has been edited by miromiro on Saturday, Jun 16 2012, 11:45