dogfight

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dogfight

Air-to-air combat at a very close range and in visual contact with each other, at least initially. The result of any dogfight is dependent on the pilot's skill, the aircraft's performance, and the initial position. The most important factor is the pilot's skill. In the past, pilots tried to position their aircraft behind the enemy's and shoot it down. Today, it is only necessary to find a firing solution without being shot down.
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Thousands of others all over the country continue to endure unimaginable suffering and death just like this at the hands of dog fighters.
The probe uncovered evidence from farmers, who believed their cattle may have been attacked by dog fighters training their animals.
With the recent media attention surrounding the Michael Vick case, activists warned against stereotyping dog fighters as people of a certain race or culture because data shows that the only commonality that exists among dog fighters is the predisposition to engage in violence.
At one fight during the trip the blood-thirsty fight fans were treated to a waitress-service meal at their table as they watched the vicious grudge match set up between between Polish dog fighters and their Slovak rivals.
RSPCA inspectors in the Midlands believe they have smashed a major ring of dog fighters competing in "football-style leagues" across the country.
It is also time to stop adopting impounded pit bulls from city shelters into the homes of families or the hands of dog fighters.
They should face the same penalties as dog fighters and cock fighters who organise themselves to inflict pain on animals for pleasure or profit.
Our source told how some dog fighters moved their operations north after little John-Paul was killed by the crazed dog.
The posters, which will be distributed throughout Chicago, encourage people to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-535-STOP to report tips about dog fighters.
But Ternent was grateful for the vital win which takes his side's run to nine games without defeat and puts more daylight between Bury and the relegation dog fighters.
It was this gentle giant who brought the evil of these dog fighters to an end but sadly the combined terms of the four people jailed amount to less than two years.
THE ringleader of cruel dog fighters the Farmers Boys has been shunned by his son.