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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A 7th grader told us a dogfight is the most exciting thing in his neighborhood and that dogfights are the place to meet girls.
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I have received a lot of reports about dogfights recently and if anyone else hears about any taking place, please get in touch.
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