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Showdown: Air Combat - Disappointment

Old 06-16-2008, 03:05 PM
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Default Showdown: Air Combat - Disappointment

This show depicts famous air combat battles during different engagments/conflicts. This weeks show featured the dogfight that granted James Jabara the first Jet Ace. He was flying his F-86 Sabre against the Mig 15.

I was hoping it would have been more combat oriented. Instead it was a comparision of each aircraft with a 10 min combat session (Mainly CGI and random shots of a F-86 and Mig 15 flying.) On top of that, this big headed F-22 pilot compared everything to himself and the F-22 (Yawn)

I was extremely disappointed by this show. I have cancelled my scheduled DVR recordings and will watch better aircarft shows.

If you are interested in seeing the show, it is on the Military channel sundays at 10pm EST
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Old 06-16-2008, 06:22 PM
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My son and I were also looking forward to the series. Big letdown. I liked the re-run of "Dogfights: Last of the Gunfighters" a whole lot better. It came on the History Channel last night at 8:00. Love those F8's.


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Old 06-16-2008, 06:44 PM
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Geez Bryan,

You'd complain if someone gave you a million bucks cuz of the taxes....

J/K broham!

Thanks for the heads-up, tho.

Discovery has a new show on the Apollo program - I just DVR'd the first episode. Hope that one is decent.
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