Originally Posted by Klay
The guys with the Galebs better be much, much better fliers, because with a 200mph speed advantage the AMX guys are going to tear them to pieces. The AMX is a much newer plane.
Yeah, but the Galebs trade outright speed for nose authority. Just about any airframe can be modified to carry a Python IV
which can negate any supposed advantage.
There's a story floating around about how a Super Galeb and some Mig21's bombed the NATO base at Tuzla.
Makes for interesting reading however unlikely it may be.