Monday, January 30, 2012

F-113 Eagle-X

F-113 Eagle-X: Weapons Class
Real name: SU-47X Berkut

I have much respect and admiration for the F-113 Eagle.  It was my first big aircraft purchase in MetalStorm Online.  After toiling away to save 10,000 credits, I was ecstatic to purchase this aircraft.  Not only does it look awesome with its wing design and jet black & red skin, it is a solid performer.  A fully upgraded Eagle has great weapons range, allowing you to lock onto distant targets and fire your missiles long before your adversary has a bead on you.  If compared to the much more expensive Hawken (the gold standard of weapons class planes), the Eagle is much slower at missile reloading, but its long lock range is a definite advantage and it actually packs slightly more missile and cannon damage than a Hawken (see PLANE COMPARISON TABLES).  A skilled pilot flying an Eagle can take down lesser adversaries with better planes.

Beautiful shot of the SU-47X Berku

The Russian experimental plane banking right
Click here for more shots of this amazing looking aircraft

The F-113 - a solid weapons class plane


Sleek lines - this is one beautiful jet
Great missile locking range is a big advantage


68 comments:

  1. I have one of these beauties! They pack a punch with long range. My best score 8-0 to me. Well worth the time and money!

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    1. Same here, 11-0 against some guy in the agility class

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    2. my best was 11-0 as well

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    3. to unlock this plane you should beat all the campaign missions but its hard to beat the campaign missions if i had a fully upgraded eagle i would think it should take down planes in survival mode quite easy and in vs and campaign.

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    4. personnaly, I think the eagle-x is overrated.

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    5. Which, in your all opinion is the best aircraft eagle x or arbiter?

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    6. I'm flying a thresher (not fully upgraded yet, need coins) and fought a player with the eagle-x and he was carrying vympels. Extra range from the plane plus extra from the missiles equals him firing raining me with missiles and I'm still so far away.

      I just got one of these and I think I'd go for arbiter because this thing can't survive long enough in survival mode. Good for vs though.

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    7. Oh stop my best score with the eagle was 15-1 me versus a Nightwing.

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  2. the most powerful plane? It 's a fable. I suggest to buy one Hawken.

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    1. Although the Red Widow is supposedly the best Weapons Class plane, it isn't featured any longer so the best Weapons Class plane available is the Hawken.

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    2. The Eagle is the best budget plane, hands down. For only 10k it's amazing. Sure, there are better planes out there, but for the price you pay for the Eagle, it's stupid good.

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    3. do you mean A hawken?

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    4. #1 Hawken,red widow
      #2 Sentinel
      #3 eagle x

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    5. My 2 cents worth:

      Attack : 1.Eagle 2.Sentinel3. Liberty4. Hawken5. redwidow
      Defense :1. Liberty, 2. Hawken 3,Sentinel-Redwidow ,5 Hawken

      Overall : 1. Sentinel 2.Liberty 3. Eagle

      Cheers Champs : Chitty77

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    6. Read : Defense 5: Eagle instead of Hawken ( typo error)

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  3. I bought one just now. It is ok without the upgrades-a little bit slow. I haven't got the upgrades yet but it is going to be formidable with full upgrades. Add me Lonah 1 or lonah 1. I don't have any friends that play MSWM yet.

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    1. Congrat and Good Luck : yes its slow.. BUT Best In attack.. Lockin quick and Missile immediately... do alot of maneuevers to avoid cannon damage.. then youwill be fine.

      Upgrading is Must,,, else you are inferior Hands Down

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  4. Just wondering, what is the overheat threshold? There's an upgrade for the eagle improving/increasing the overheat threshold

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    1. It's how long until the cannon overheats.

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  5. I think the helix would be the perfect weapons class plane. I think that a weapons class plane should have extra damage and lock range. The missile reload speed can be taken care of with the upgrades. A little bit of extra armor and agility would also be useful.

    I just noticed that the last two comments were made by me as well.

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    1. the sentinel is what you are talking about

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    2. Just changed my mind. The lock range is useful against noobs who don't know how to close the gap but most people know how. Red Widow is my favourite now.

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  6. How much if You unlock it?

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  7. Should I stick with this, because I have alot of ups on it and spent lots of coins on it, or should I buy a brand new Hawken? PLease help

    Thanks !!

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    1. Eagle is superior...

      eagle Vs Hawken ( both fully upgraded) : Use Cannons alot , Lockin early , alot of missiling, get into Cicle swimming and summersaults.. you will fine if You avoid Cannon damage repeat avoid getting HIT By Cannons.. cheers Chitty77

      Good Luck Chapms

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    2. this chitty77 mostly gives wrong or useless advice

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    3. agree^ though this comment has a grain of truth... there is not much difference between hawken and eagle x if you are an ace. the trick to flying eagle is dont just put the airbrakes on and spam... thats not gonna work on the hawken, what you should do is airbrake, lock, fire, the after firing your first wave accelerate full speed to opponent(after firing first two missiles hawken will already have lock on to you and start firing... no way can you match the missile reload)dodging missiles and get into circling. people flying hawkens with coin weapons are very confident and underestimate an eagle pilot with stocks or credits so opponent will try to bull run. when he bull runs keep up with him, firing missiles at his rear non stop. sonner or later his rear end will explode. this ladies and gentlemen is the correct way to use the eagle x. i have owned many many people with coin weapons flying superior planes (though i always have problems with opponents flying red widow with lancers or bisnos)

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    4. Hawken is so better. It reloads really fast.

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  8. I would wish that weapon class planes would have at least 1% armor regeneration.

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    1. 1% is useless, 4% is acceptable.

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  9. I got the Eagle X plane and it's awesome!!! I got all the upgrades for it and it's much easier to kill your opponents! And if you use the best missiles and cannons..you will kill them with two shots!!

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  10. Best Missiles Cost.. Use Lockrange and Budget Missile would do.. Fight with higher skill raters

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  11. Love my egale (fully upgraded) only looses out to my sentinel (fully upgraded)

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  12. Hello all,

    Just a question. Is this worth obtaining as of level 12? I know the Hawken is superior but for a decent price of 10k, can this aircraft be used for better soloing in campaign and survival?

    Thanks.

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  13. yes it can. i use it for campaign and versus mode. i do have the hawken and sentinel for comparison. metalstormforever, look at my comment at the bottom of the bobcat page. i hope you can use my opinion. great site by the way!
    ops dude

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  14. my favorite weapons planes
    1. sentinel
    2. hawken
    3. viper
    i don't have any special edition weapons class (except the viper) so i haven't rated the liberty or red widow. tell me if you agree.
    ops dude

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  15. ok, i've changed my mind after i got hte red widow, now my order is
    1. widow
    2. sentinel
    3. hawken
    ops dude

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  16. Ive been doing the campaign missions to get this awesome plane.What makes it more awesome is that it only costs 10,000 credits which is a very good price.

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  17. Any F113 eagle X fan club for MSWM ? I am quite new, only have enough money to get this plane and upgrade it with tapjoy free coins...

    GC name : paybullet
    Welcome challenges from senior/ace to accerelate my learnings ;)

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  18. Wow encounter my first weird face off with opponent std stock arms, shot him at least 6 times with vympel yet nothing happen, n his planes flies ultra super duper sonic like ufo hahaha, losing SR again me with my upgraded f113

    Paybullet

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  19. I don't really like the Eagle X that much cause I'm used to heavy armor and some regen. However didn't really drain my money cause it was only 10k

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  20. Awesome plane...when fully upgraded....it's lethal..I defeated all the planes (even loaded with bisnos)

    Super fast...agile...and a super killer

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  21. This plane might be big and scary but a fully upgraded plane like the eagle-x can really take you out if the sky in 25 seconds depending on the upgrades

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  22. i have been using eagle x since my sr was 1K and now my sr is 15K this is a good plane if you kow how to fly it and unlock its secrets

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    1. Aven the Raven PilotAugust 10, 2012 at 10:16 PM

      Meh, don't really have the time to unlock the secrets because I'm busy playing other games lol

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  23. I used Eagle with AIM 9 and Vulcan and bead the hell out of a Nightwing with Bisnovats and Hades. 10 to 1. The eagle is a superior air combat aircraft.

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  24. This or Arbiter? Currently saving up credits

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    1. Eagle, cheaper and better

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  25. get the eagle, not as expensive$ just as good

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  26. get the eagle cheaper and just as good

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  27. tempting..... should i buy it

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  28. Good plane. But as an American, I don't like it's evil soviet design.

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    1. Hey, there is no Soviet Union anymore. War's over. Did you forget?

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  29. The F-113 Eagle-X is great, personally I find that when game designers saw this they though it was an actual Military Service aircraft, false, though it always makes for the classic fiction battles, the Sukhoi Su-47 Berkut (Сухой Су-47 Беркут) I marvel of design.

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  30. Hey, I thought this was interesting even though you might already know it or it has already been posted, but, "Berkut" (the real model's name) is Russian (and I think Polish also) for "Golden Eagle". I guess that's why the Su-47s are called Eagles.

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    1. That's pretty good, though not as good as me.

      17-0 =)

      -XX6010 (From now on, i'll be adressing myself with this)

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  32. I have a f-106 arbiter. cant make it to far with this plain. would like to unlock the eagle x. what plain should i buy that i can make it far in campaign and in waves. Also add me if you would like to help me achieve said waves.
    name is lycansprince thank you.

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  33. i finished all the campaign mission and still did not unlock f-11 eaglecan anyone tell me how to unlock it

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  34. i finished all five campaign mission and still did not unlock f-11 eagle??? can anyone tell me how to unlock it

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    1. apparently gaame center is a bit of crap so turn device off and restart should unlock it

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  35. you complete all bonus objectives in mission 5 in one try otherwise you dont get it good luck.

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  36. this plane is so easy to shoot down its almost like killing a zombie in minecraft

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  37. ho much is the f-113 eagle i ant to see if its worth getting

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