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79vRAF Review of DCS: F-5E Tiger II

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The Belsimtek F-5E Tiger II is up there with the Mirage 2000C as one of my ‘go-to’ aircraft now. I love the fact that I can make accurate, high speed ground attack missions with a relatively simple aircraft and then climb away to take on the nearest opposition aircraft with a good chance of winning before I return to base. The ability to carry LGBs is a bonus, but until there is a designating aircraft that can keep up it might not be too worthwhile. (F/A18C is coming…with laser designator). The A-10C is able to do this role, so we’ll see how we get on with testing it.

I’d really recommend this aircraft, the workmanship on the model is excellent, both internally and externally. The flight characteristics are excellent. The weapons systems are simple with minimal fuss. It just works. (It also has an arrestor hook, so tempted to try and land it on a carrier!)

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