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Poll: Mig or La line (8 members have cast votes)

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Which would you choose?

  1. Mig 9 (6 votes [75.00%] - View)

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  2. La-160 (2 votes [25.00%] - View)

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Discontinued #1 Posted 27 September 2019 - 07:40 PM

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So, I have decided to go for more than 10 planes, although this may come as a shock to many people im thinking of 13 or possibly 15 planes as just having 10 will eventually feel a little stale and Disco needs a Stronk Soviet plane to feel at one with my comrades 

 

I'm on that Soviet Polykarpov tier 4 IL thing, now I've got to the split on the tech tree, so any recommendation would be greatly apprenticed 

 

I'm wondering to go for the Lagg or Mig line Not really interested in the Yaks to be honest, they're planes for baddies.

 

 

 

I'm wondering which of the two planes is better and most importantly which is cooler 

 

La-160 or Mig 9

 

Looking at the stats im leaning towards the La line.  I had a go at the Mig line on my old account and found them to be quite sluggish, although I never went above tier 6 I did not really get on with them. But I was a monstrous noob at the time. and tried dog fighting with them :D

 

The Lavochkin line looks very cool, hipster and rare to see in the game..so ugly its pretty. is there a reason we I don't see many in the game?

 

That Mig 9 is one of the prettiest jets in the game( in my eyes anyway ) and I'm also tempted to go for it purely based on it looks 

 

 

 

Any advice would be greatly appreciated if you could chose only one also are there any real stinkers on either of these lines?

 

 

 

 

 

Disco :honoring:


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Discontinued #2 Posted 27 September 2019 - 07:59 PM

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P.S I just had to add a poll

 

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Ziptop #3 Posted 27 September 2019 - 10:03 PM

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No idea what the tiers above my station hold in store for you....but the Mig-3 has much Dakka!

zen_monk_ #4 Posted 27 September 2019 - 10:29 PM

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View PostDiscontinued, on 27 September 2019 - 07:59 PM, said:

P.S I just had to add a poll

 

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Then do it properly, where's the option "Neither"? I can't vote as it is now.


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BravelyRanAway #5 Posted 27 September 2019 - 10:39 PM

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I found the La-160 just easier to fly.

On the way to the La-160 you have to deal with the La-9...which feels 'bad' but is actually good. But the lemon on the MiG line is the I-250 which feels like flying through treacle, a complete let down after the fab I-220.


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Discontinued #6 Posted 27 September 2019 - 10:39 PM

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Zen are they that bad?

 


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zen_monk_ #7 Posted 27 September 2019 - 10:52 PM

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No, not at all (at least Mig-9 which I had). But for an interesting and quirky Tier 9, neither of these. Nor it is a LF but HF... you know the rest :teethhappy:

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0berhessen #8 Posted 30 September 2019 - 07:25 AM

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The MIG-9 is my fav so far - but i havent specialised the La-160 yet...

I like the speed and altitude possibilities of the MIG, fun to chase a HG III and sometimes XF 90 with it


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apartclassic #9 Posted 30 September 2019 - 09:21 AM

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Because MiG is a high altitude beast with decent punch and the ability to seed some doubt in the hearts of the P.110101010010101 crowd, and because La is a racing car with a turbo. Their t10 versions are basically t9+, with better everything, and they're worth grinding to. Keep in mind La has very quirky dual 30mm (though there are other planes with similar loadout, so it's possible to master that rather fast), MiG has the same Soviet loadout as the rest of the line (big 37mm plus 2 smaller calibre cannons). Last but not least - both can chase or run away from almost anything, and they are able to duke it out both with Yaks and P.lotsabinaries.


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invader_from_mars #10 Posted 30 September 2019 - 10:58 AM

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La-160...i spent like 180k free xp to skip that piece of cr*p...Maybe the RNG all the time, but those twin 30mm-s cant hit sh*t. Btw the next plane La-15 is inferior to Yak-30, so if you want a great plane, go for the OP Yak-30, and have fun

andrew3142 #11 Posted 30 September 2019 - 02:11 PM

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I persisted with the La-160 and have even specialised it but there were certainly days when those twin 30's drove me to question my sanity! They wouldn't hit anything and seemed to be permanently overheated.

But, on other days, every time I clicked the mouse, the other aircraft vaporised! 

 

(I haven't played the Mig 9)



Discontinued #12 Posted 30 September 2019 - 06:56 PM

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So are the La 160 guns sound pretty similar to the tier 9 and 10 Japanese fighters in terms of accuracy? ....... frustratingly weird in 1 game 10k pp, next game 2kpp because you miss everything!

 

luckily i have been distracted by higher tiers and didn't yet go for the split, in the tech tree

 

Although the La 160 looks super cool and hipster,but  thinking about the guns,

 

I'm leaning towards the Mig 15 line if the guns on the La line are like others have said and also it would look good with the Sabre as a companion and its iconic too.

 

I really want a North Korean one to be historical like but you cant change the roundels, still thanks for the advices mucho apreciato disco

 

 

I like cold war planes we need more of them

 

Convair F106 Delta Dart 

 


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Aimless #13 Posted 01 October 2019 - 07:24 PM

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The F106 already? Oh well, then give me a Phantom II, or at least a Starfighter so I can triplenuke you back to your hangar :child:

Grison_SE #14 Posted 01 October 2019 - 07:34 PM

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View PostAimless, on 01 October 2019 - 07:24 PM, said:

The F106 already? Oh well, then give me a Phantom II, or at least a Starfighter so I can triplenuke you back to your hangar :child:

Oh, the Starfighter F104G

 

 

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apartclassic #15 Posted 02 October 2019 - 02:49 PM

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We need the XF 84 'Thunderscreech'

 


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View Postapartclassic, on 02 October 2019 - 02:49 PM, said:

We need the XF 84 'Thunderscreech'

 

 

 

Yes, especially for you so we have a chance against you. Historically correct, it wouldn't have any guns, and all you'd have for killing us would be a loud noise :great:



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View PostAimless, on 02 October 2019 - 09:15 PM, said:

 

Yes, especially for you so we have a chance against you. Historically correct, it wouldn't have any guns, and all you'd have for killing us would be a loud noise :great:

 

But.. but.. it screeches... with thunder... and just look at the props - so cute...


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Actually, if you cut he plane just few inches ahead of "F" letter it looks like decent plane :) 


 


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View Postinvader_from_mars, on 30 September 2019 - 11:58 AM, said:

 La-15 is inferior to Yak-30, so if you want a great plane, go for the OP Yak-30, and have fun

 

I'm looking at the La-15 at the moment. It doesn't turn as well as the Yak-30 (nothing does on that tier) but the altitude is much better.

And I like the 23mm's.

 

Btw, Discontinued ; which one did you get ??

 



RoyalFlyingCorps #20 Posted 05 February 2020 - 02:05 PM

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The La-15 is far from inferior to the Yak-30, in my opinion.  I’m rather surprised to see that written by another poster.  Sure, if you insist on turn fighting in a La-15 against a Yak-30 you’ll have your backside handed to you on a plate, but you wouldn’t do that.  You’d fly this much more in the manner of the Me P.1101, except that you’re more manoeuvrable.





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