Battle for the Skies: Pure Fighter
As demonstrated in World War II, the Supermarine Spitfire aircraft begged the question of how important is air combat? Since then it has become clear that dominating the skies is essential in battle, but with anti air technology well established are air-to-air combat planes wearing out their welcome?
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