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Best Dogfight scene

Postby Sam Or I » 2002-07-15 04:44pm

There are not to many good ones out there, usually there are just big battle scenes where all you see is ships blowing up right away. The one scene that stands out for me is from space: above and beyond. Lt Col McQueen vs Chiggy Von Richtoven.

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Postby Sokar » 2002-07-15 05:37pm

SAAB , what an utter tripe of a show.......

No for my money , the best dogfight is the YF-22 Super Veritech vrs the YF-23 Ghostrider Veritech from the final episode of the anime "Macross Plus"
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Postby Iceberg » 2002-07-16 06:11pm

That's the YF-21 "Omega One" and the X-9 "Ghost."

And neither of them are "Veritechs."
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Postby Nephilim_X » 2002-07-17 02:27am

Iceberg wrote:That's the YF-21 "Omega One" and the X-9 "Ghost."

And neither of them are "Veritechs."


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Re: Best Dogfight scene

Postby Eleas » 2002-07-17 08:50am

"There are not to many good ones out there, usually there are just big battle scenes where all you see is ships blowing up right away. The one scene that stands out for me is from space: above and beyond. Lt Col McQueen vs Chiggy Von Richtoven."

I like the "duel" (read: massacre) seen in the opening credits of Wing Commander IV. Heh, heh, heh.
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Postby CNS Sarajevo » 2002-07-17 12:01pm

Any of the fights in Top Gun. The battle near DS1 still gives me chills. You knew those evil-looking TIEs were out there, and once they got behind you, you were toast.
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Postby irishmick79 » 2002-07-17 05:42pm

As much as it shames me to say, the dogfights over the English Channel from "Pearl Harbor" were pretty slick.

My favorite moment is still ROTJ, when the Rebel fleet hypes in and all you see is Star Destroyers, a Death Star, and a horde of TIE's.
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Postby Crown » 2002-07-20 11:54pm

Originally posted by Sam Or I

There are not to many good ones out there, usually there are just big battle scenes where all you see is ships blowing up right away. The one scene that stands out for me is from space: above and beyond. Lt Col McQueen vs Chiggy Von Richtoven.


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SAAB , what an utter tripe of a show.......


Say that again, and you will regret it! :evil:

I also think that the S:AAB series had many more great dogfight scenes, anything where the 58th were 'reign in fire!', was just too cool!

Yes I should point this out, the only sci-fi show I ever liked as much as Star Wars was S:AAB, with B5 second.
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Postby Asst. Asst. Lt. Cmdr. Smi » 2002-07-21 03:15am

I like the ROTJ dogfight. There was lots of action, and stuff blowing up, I just with they replaced all the footage given to the Ewoks and devoted it to more of the dogfight.

The DS1 attack in ANH was also pretty good.
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Postby Admiral Valdemar » 2002-07-21 08:15pm

YF-19 vs YF-21 at the end of Macross Plus, easily.

And the YF-21 Sturmvogel prototype is a veritech, they can also still be classed as Valkyries seeing as it is a name for a transforming fighter.

Anyway, even before the X-9 comes into play, Guld and Isamu pulled off manoeuvres that would make any other fighter pilot barf.


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