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  1. kalvasflam

    Top Gun 2 is comin

    Offer a high enough price, I'm sure they'll sell it to whomever. Just look at the Varyag... excuse me Liaoning. But with Hollywood magic, you can get Mav back in the cockpit of a F-14 for the finale. Ideally one loaded with 6xAIM-54 which he can ripple off in a fractional itano circus kind of way before engaging in a lot of gratuitous ACM, and using the Tomcat's often forgotten M61 in spectacular fashion.
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    Yamato 2202

    Another trailer out So, exciting... Looks like we're setting thing back on track with Dessler getting back in charge. Yuki is about to die/get knocked around again. She is just like Kenny in South Park. And they are going to unleash that ark of destruction thing. Neat
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    Aircraft Super Thread Mk.VII

    COBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBRAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Aircraft Super Thread Mk.VII

    That's true, and there is always the danger of the mothership coming under attack. The practical question becomes what is the best advantage conferred by the mothership. One would assume it has something to do with operational range, and the fact that it is mobile. But if you have to start considering the degree of logistical support for the carried aircraft and defensive capabilities, suddenly you need something a lot larger and a lot more robust than a converted 747...
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    Aircraft Super Thread Mk.VII

    Amen, now, that's a defense project I can get behind. Except, now it can be more realistic, we don't need pilots, we have drones. It would be cool. In fact, I have an even better alternative here. Use the A380, it has a larger carrying capacity, and this needs to be a European project to save the line before it is permanently killed. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/airbus-to-axe-a380-programme-after-emirates-order-re-455756/ In fact, they don't even have to wait for a process, someone could use their discretionary budget, to buy the two A380 from Dr Peters on the cheap, then retrofit and test.
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    Aircraft Super Thread Mk.VII

    Do you remember when the Lightnings went out of service? How about the Phantoms? The RAF has better tech for sure, but its is a farcry from the late 80s in terms of mass and just overall readiness. I think if the Falklands happened today, the RN and RAF will not be in any better shape than it was in 1982. But then, the same can be said about most of the western armed forces. These Tornadoes are the attack versions I believe, the air defense variants has been phased out for a while, is that right?
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    The Batman - June 25, 2021

    Just because anyone can be Batman, it doesn't not mean anyone should Batman. Although this is a good point, Keaton was a decent enough Batman. But I doubt John Goodman would've been a good Batman.
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    Aircraft Super Thread Mk.VII

    Nice, WPAFB, shame, they didn't have the YF-23 when I was there. But it was an amazing collection.
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    Yamato 2202

    Ok, having finally watched the subs. This set was better than the earlier stuff. The explanation was still lacking in some of the battle scenes, but passable enough. The flow seems a little disjointed in some cases, for example, just cutting straight into the Gamilas attack, or cutting away right after the Andromeda squadrons hit Gatlantis with the WMGs. Then you just see the Andy by itself blasting crap away, with no idea how it even got there, or where the ship was, or how all the other Andies got blown away. Wished there were actually more actions sequences there that connect to each other. The pacing actually feels a little rushed now, and it wouldn't have happened if we didn't have so much crap like the blue tunnel of love that led to nowhere, or the extended getting to Telezart arc, because no one gave two shits about baldy in command of the fleet and his little clone, or the ground forces commander, all of whom died and nobody cared. If they can pull off the conclusion with the right pacing (which should be possible), then 2202 would be at least passable in terms of story telling even with all the inflated military action and exponential increase in fire power.
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    Yamato 2202

    Well, can't argue that. I noticed Desslar was firing on Gatlantis ships again, wonder if that means he survived being shot in the gut. Or may be this is his swan song. But it does look like Kinman is going to bite the dust. (not surprising, we expect a few deaths here. The captain and the marine, Kato, and half the pilots, and of course, we can't have a season if Yuki isn't injured or dying or dead in some ways). Heh heh, Kodai is going to have a relationship with a zombie at this rate.
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    The Batman - June 25, 2021

    I'm more of a Balebat fan myself, but whatever. You know what I do see though, a new F***ing origin story so we can see Thomas and Marrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrtha been gunned down for the (I lost count how many) times. Alright. Time to introduce the new generation of movie goers to the sad sad Bat story and explain why the Batman is such an a-hole.
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    Yamato 2202

    I think Central Anime will release in the next few weeks. OMG, that trailer is so melodramatic.
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    Top Gun 2 is comin

    Let's put it this way, if Tom Cruise manages to make movies for another 80 years, good stuff like the first Jack Reacher, or the MI series, or some other similiar movies, would you not enjoy that? Think about all of the other action heroes from the 80s and 90s, Bruce Willis done, Arnie Pooh, over the hill, Stallone, is he still alive, Harrison Ford, OMG, can't believe they offed Han...hmmm, in retrospect, Thank God. Isn't it amazing that Cruise is still doing movies at the level he is doing?
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