Well said..(Kinda getting off topic a little, but heres something for ya'll to take a look at.)Pursuit Curve said:You put a bad pilot in a good airplane, and he or she fights a good pilot in a less capable or equivelant aircraft.....The good pilot wins every time.
Airframes and the systems are just tools, they don't mean a damn thing if you have more money than brains and experience.
For those interested heres a link showing what the Pilots of the RNZAF Air combat wing(R.I.P.) were capable of, Flying A-4k Skyhawks in Air-Air exercises Vs. the best aircraft several nations in the Asia pacific reigon had to offer..including Malaysian Mig-29's +Aussie F/A-18's
http://www.gibstuff.net/a4_alley/index.html and then goto 'Kiwi A-4's in flight' and check out the vids ATA 1-4.
To Quote Ross Ewing, Author of 'Requiem for the Skyhawk'-"the RNZAF Kahu Pilots were experts at 'Knife-fighting in a PhoneBooth' "