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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 7
05-17-2010, 01:13 PM
Originally Posted by Arcturus1 View Post
No one else is interested in realistic space flight?
I am. I'm extremely dissapointed that this isn't a standard for STO.

Spaceflight is not dogfighting

As the (very old) starfleet manual once said "the chief obstacle facing a starship captain wishing to join in combat is that combat is almost impossible to join". Meaning it's either over quickly or becomes a very drawn out procedure where ships are using the full ranges of axis and rotation to a. present a minimal signature while b. manuvering to do the most damage.

Granted you might have to drop speed while performing, say an Immelman turn over an object whle presenting your bow weapons to the target in order to decrease stress on your lateral frames but it would be worth it.