Originally posted by Treetop64:
Oh, so the hard-turning pursuing fighter would bleed off energy, but the similarly hard-turning, or more likely harder
turning prey wouldn't? Sure. If the pursuer were wise he wouldn't bleed off his energy just to keep up turning on a dime with the guy ahead of him. Better to be patient and maintain the initiative by staying high and fast, and pick the moment to scythe through his opponent. Let the other guy worry about dodging bullets.