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Tempest 17 50.00%
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Old 09 Feb 11, 21:55
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Come on guys- the tempest has the p-51 beat across the board.... and it looks way cooler.
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Talking

Also keep in mind the superiority of the P-51 does not need lengthy explanation.

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and it looks way cooler.




Yes yes clearly the Tempest's double chin makes it look superior.

By the way I met Bud Anderson and got his autograph at the 2009 Reno Air Races! Old Crow was his P-51, and he was an ace.
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Most Tempests looks like a Tiffy (Typhoon). I think the dude is thinking of this.
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Neck, and Neck!

And purely personal thinking here, but the Tempest looks much more badass than the P-51, no matter the make.

And yes, the P-51 was a far better fighter, but an inferior dogfighter.

Think of it this way, if we had a Best Phalanx Weapon Contest, the Spear would win because the Spear is, quite simply, the best weapon one can have marching a few ranks deep, but that dosen't mean its the best Melee weapon, that probably goes to the sword, which is a differnt matter entirely.
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It's a tie!

With 17 votes a piece, it gives me the honour to award 1st Place in this tournament to:



The North American P-51 Mustang!

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The Hawker Tempest!
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Thumbs up

Great stuff, really enjoyed the friendly banter.... but we want a colour piccy too!!!

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Great competition, and I'm glad you chose to keep it a tie, SH. These are two truly excellent aircraft. I voted for the 'Stang, but I would be much more likely to take the Tempest out for a spin in a flight sim!

BTW, will we be receiving a ribbon for this?
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Good hard fight, I too am glad you chose to make it a tie in the end SilentHunter. I voted for the Tempest but both planes were great fighters...still think the Tempest would've had an edge in a dogfight, but it's a bit irrelevant now, isn't it?

Only wish I would've jumped into this competition earlier.

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Don't know. You'd have to ask Admiral and the Staff.

I would like one. You all deserve it.
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Only if he buys and sends you one. This was, while fun, not an official ACG sponsored tournament.
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Don't know. You'd have to ask Admiral and the Staff.

I would like one. You all deserve it.
You can ask Wes, but don't hold your breath. I think the powers that be hold ribbons for ACG sponsored campaigns/tournaments and special achievements. Ask yourself this: Would you like to see everybody with a fruitsalad on their chests from every campaign esp. knowing a lot are being run just to get a ribbon?
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Don't forget; on the totem pole of powers that be . . I am the hole in the ground. What I said was personal opinion; I was not wearing my staff hat.
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