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Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 338
# 417
01-11-2013, 10:47 AM
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Originally Posted by generator88 View Post
Pardon the impending noob question, but what does the Fleet Saber do that much better than the Fleet Patrol? I don't see where it's got a clearly defined advantage over the Patrol. (I don't have both ships so I can't go apples-to-apples myself, but looking at their stats they look neck and neck.)

Thanks for your time.
Immediate difference is turn rate and inertia. I agree, on paper it doesn't look like much of a difference. I have both and the FER just "feels" better to me. I also freely admit that it is just that, a feeling, and others may feel differently. Keeping the FER a hidden gem would be fine with me

I like to use my FPE in pve, it rocks. The most likely explanation for my feeling is that my main is a bug driver and the FER provides a very similar feel while flying. Regardless, the FPE is also a fine fine vessel!