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GonerNL #1 Posted 08 December 2018 - 03:02 PM

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I can get the Banshee or Yak-19 ... pure speed vs pure maneuverability.

 



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Banshee. Except if you like being in a single spot all the game turning like a crazy spindle.

GonerNL #3 Posted 08 December 2018 - 03:58 PM

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Sounds good.

The altitude is very good too, I noticed.

 



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Yak 19 of course. There is no other choice. 
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View PostGonerNL, on 08 December 2018 - 03:02 PM, said:

I can get the Banshee or Yak-19 ... pure speed vs pure maneuverability.

 

 

More like HF vs LF... totally different kind of fighters.

 

At this point, ask youself wich Tier X do you want to get, then make your choice.


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View PostGufo_Tave, on 08 December 2018 - 06:59 PM, said:

More like HF vs LF... totally different kind of fighters.

 

That's what I said, isn't it.

 

mnbv_fockewulfe on NA forum summed it up nicely :

 

The HF wins (bar oddities in the game's mechanics,which I will get into later).

Here's why:

HF

Speed +

Altitude +

Firepower +

Health +

Agility -

 

LF 

Speed -

Altitude -

Firepower -

Health -

Agility +

There is only one situation in which the LF will win, and four where the HF wins.

 



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There are LF that are high altitude and quite fast, like MiGs. 

 

Yak 19 is really great plane, and so is Yak 30. That agility allows you to easy target planes. 

 

High speed, low agility and guns that overheat reasonably fast, it is not that easy to fly Banshee. And XF-90, which use to be one of the best planes in the game, is now very awkward to play with. 

 


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GonerNL #8 Posted Yesterday, 10:02 AM

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That's true. I have the Yak-15 and it's great.

But the Yak-19 is a bit of the same, so the Banshee would be a nice 'challenge' ;-) get used to a different way of fighting/flying.

The Migs look great, so I'm grinding for the Migs (9 and 15), but the I-250 takes a bit of time ...

 



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If you liked the Yak-15, but are unsure whether the Yak-19 and Yak-30 are worth it: they fully are!

Both a good step up frim the yak 15, faining speed, climbing power, altitude, firepower, some HP and an additional equipment slot.

 

I have a video on both the Yak 15, which i loved, and the Yak 19, to demonstrate why i think the Yak-19 is really so much better. 

 

As for the banshee: i simply dont know xD



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View PostGonerNL, on 08 December 2018 - 03:02 PM, said:

I can get the Banshee or Yak-19 ... pure speed vs pure maneuverability.

 

 

Wrong, BV 212.03 and you will vaporize all opponents!

GonerNL #11 Posted Yesterday, 03:10 PM

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Yeah, the BV's rock !

But for that I am grinding the Fw-190 D ... that's a hard grind.

 

Anyway, just realized that I get shot down a lot by Yak-19's but never by Banshees ... mmm.



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View PostGonerNL, on 09 December 2018 - 04:10 PM, said:

Yeah, the BV's rock !

But for that I am grinding the Fw-190 D ... that's a hard grind.

 

Anyway, just realized that I get shot down a lot by Yak-19's but never by Banshees ... mmm.

 

There are very few good HF pilots, and the ones there are usually camp at tier 6 with the 410.

 

Anyone can be good outturning stuff in a Yak, but if you face a good HF pilot, he will kill you, and you can't do anything about it.

 

That being said, the skill needed to rock with the HF is higher than with the yak.


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View PostEviscerador, on 09 December 2018 - 05:30 PM, said:

Anyone can be good outturning stuff in a Yak, but if you face a good HF pilot, he will kill you, and you can't do anything about it.

 

So true.

 

When I'm in HF the only time a turner can kill me is when I do stupid things and carelessly engage in a furball on the deck. While I can cruise above and pick the right time to come down and disintegrate the turner in one pass.


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GonerNL #14 Posted Today, 08:20 AM

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View PostEviscerador, on 09 December 2018 - 06:30 PM, said:

That being said, the skill needed to rock with the HF is higher than with the yak.

 

Absolutely.

Still in doubt ... I already got some turnfighters at higher levels like Yak-15, Attacker, Ki-162, Vampire. So it might be good to try something new.

And I'm gradually learning to fly the high tier HF like 109Z, Do-335. 



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Well i can guarantee you the Yak-19 is a lot, and really a lot, nicer than the Yak 15. 
Firepower x1.5, upgrades in manoeuvrability, an additional engine upgrade slot, far higher engine power on its own, allowing for much greater speed and altitude.... 

Basically i go over the comparison Yak-15 to Yak-19 in this vid. Its not my best vid, but its on this topic. I guarantee, you won't regret the Yak-19. 
I think the vid also decently shows that Yaks hold up great in the current meta :D
 






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