The MiG-21 Is Still a Great Fighter Jet
War Is Boring

A little note on Maneuverability: while the Mig-21 has an amazing instantaneous turn rate at the right speed (I think it even matches that of modern day fighters), it is truly terrible at maintaining energy — that means in hard turns, it will quickly slow down and become significantly less maneuverable.

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