Monday, April 15, 2013

LM-22 Ares re-released



A new agility class plane has been re-released modeled after The US Air Force X-29 experimental aircraft.

Missile Tracking 6%. Second in class to the Iron Fang

Agility 13%. Toward the middle of the agility pack. Reaper and Stilletto are tops at +15%

Energy 10%. Lower portion of the agility pack

Lock Speed 5%. First in class tied with Stilletto (no other agility class planes have this boost)

Overall impression is that this is a missile shooters plane. Good agility class stats with missile tracking and lock speed boosts will result in better missile hits. The energy boost is a good bonus also. Overall I like the stats and all the boosts are good ones. No speed boost, but you can't have it all and agility class is already plenty fast.

Real-life pict of an X-29


96 comments:

  1. 1st COMMENT!!!!!!!July 10, 2012 at 9:13 AM

    1st comment! And this plane is a pass for me.

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  2. Sometimes Z2 seems to listen:
    http://metalstormwingman.com/forums/topic/new-plane-skins-to-be-used/#post-1302
    and
    http://metalstormwingman.com/forums/topic/new-plane-skins-to-be-used/#post-1910

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  3. The paint scheme resembles that of the original aircraft, the Grumman X-29:
    http://youtu.be/0GpSPAzzFwg

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  4. K:) thanks for awnsering the question. This plane would look a lot better if it had two engines instead of one. anyone agree?



    (RAAMS4life!)

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  5. yay i figured out how to make my name different! No more signatures.

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  6. Ugly plane and nothing special stat wise... Release the liberty already instead of making more junk like this

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  7. Next thing you know, people will be complaining about how the liberty has been re-released three times already, s stop complaining- your opinion about whether it is ugly or not is unnecessary and the stats are quit unique combining lock speed and missile tracking. Deadly!
    ...for 205 coins, it's not bad though I think 180 coins might be more appropriate

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    1. I mean this to the person a floor above me

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  8. What are you talking about??!! If you think about it this will be one of the best circlebattle planes ever. Maybe even THE best circlebatte plane......


    Does anybody know if the green eagle will be re-released? If yes when?

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    1. Considering the reaper has 2% better agility, I wouldn't't say it is the best at "circlebattles". Anyway, no skilled player really would rely on "circle battling", nor "following the red arrow anyway. With that said, the agility! though not the best, is nice and combined with the energy of it's, it is lethal!-and the lm-22's color theme is beautiful too!! I i imagine the lock speed could be handy too, along with the extra missile tracking of it's

      ...I'm assuming you were responding person who said-"ugly plane and nothing special stats wise..."! but if not, please respond

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  9. Talking to the person below my last comment.

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  10. Version 4.1.3 has been released!!!! Personally, I don't see why people are so mad at the boost feature. Tapjoy gives everyone free coins so I see no reason why some people would get more of a Benefit then others. The boost feature is just a feature...for everyone to take advantage of-it's just going to make the game ever more competitive. There's nothing wrong with the boost feature, unless you've already spent all of your coins on weapons like some loser.

    In addition...

    rather off topic, but I may have spotted a few new planes. If you go to the app store, you'll notice that the screenshots under the description of metalstorm wingman shows some planes that have't been released yet! Take a look at the link
    Bit.ly/Nf046R

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  11. The link to the next featured planes is once again,
    Bit.ly/Nf046R

    ...no guarantees as to whether or not these planes will be actually coming out or when

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    1. The plane on the right with the green flames (or weed? ;-) is an incarnation of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21:
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mig_21
      Should be another Agility Class fighter.

      The plane on the left looks unfinished, air-intakes for the jet engine seemed to be missing. Definitely an old-school design. It might be inspired by the Tupolev Tupolev Tu-28/Tu-128:
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tupolev_Tu-28
      Most likely this will be a new Defense Class fighter.

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    2. Wrong I was. The second plane is not inspired by the Tu-28/Tu-128 but an incarnation of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_F-105_Thunderchief

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  12. Has anybody else seen this? I saw this at about 6:00 PM in rhinlander wisconson. I got the update, and was looking at the ares, and all of a sudden this plane appeared! it wasn't one of the ones on the app descrption, but it was called the fireball, a annillhiator with a red background and yellow flames. It had a timer, and it was set for 5 minutes. i did'nt get a pic but it was a defence class. Here are the stats:+20% agility, +20% damage, +20% armor, and +20% armor regen! HOLY CRAP!!!!!!!!! 1000 BLUE COINS!!!!!! i didn't get it:( not quite enough money:(

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    1. Did you take a screenshot??? If not, I have a hard time believing you. If so, HOLY CRAP!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please post the image through a Dropbox link or something

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    2. Yeah, I saw it. AND BOUGHT IT! ^^

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    3. did u?! soo, want2 play with u! whats your gc username???
      email: diegobg47@hotmail.com

      add me!

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    4. I won't believe you unless you of screenshots of the plane stats

      Just press power button+home button, go to photo gallery and email the screenshots to yourself. Then upload your photo to yourfilelink.com and post a link to the screenshots

      ...or you could use some other image-to-link software such as dropbox
      ... If you fail to post a screenshot of the plane and it's stats, I will not believe you and assume you are lying just like some lied with the Tanzania international trick's existence

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    5. I meant "I won't believe you unless you have screenshots of the plane stats"
      -please reply with link

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    6. Nah, bro, I'm just playin. No need to get super serious. Obviously, the plane is a fake. +20% on any state just doesn't happen, especially since boosts just came out

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  13. How is it good in a circling match?!?! It's low agility compared to other agility class means other lanes will be flying circles around it making its other states obselete since it can't get a lock. You haven't been playing the same game as me. Also you comment is unnesscary you dogmatic hippocrit, telling people what they should do... I didn't hear you complaining about people calling the ice wolf and tempest ugly

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    1. I play a game called metalstorm: wingman you idiot. If you don't play the same game, then you shouldn't be here. You obviously have no skill because any ace will know that 2% differences in agility are barely noticablly. Of course, whether noticable nor not, any skilled player wouldn't be simply following the red arrow and flying around and around finding their opponents. Ever heard of anything called tactic???? Or strategy??????

      As for the thing about the lack of agility making all other stats obselete-
      Since it is apparent you have no skill whatsoever, you can still by this plane and do 10000000 backflips taking advantage of the energy, missile tracking, and lock speed.


      Lastly, as for the thing about me being a hypocrite, you should really learn to shut your mouth. Some of us have a life outside the game. Since you lack something called a brain, let me explain is to you very simply. I, was on a vacation, so was therefor unable to post many comments on this website. Of the few comments I got to post, and out of the limited time I had to type the comments, I did not bother to write about telling everyone who cared to post their opinions about the plane's looks to shut up.

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    2. What's your skill level anyway? What plane do you fly? What weapons do you normally use?
      ...do you ignorant fool actually think you have any skill?
      ...please reply

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    3. I mean the person who posted the original comment
      ^^^

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    4. relax guys take it easy it's just a game....

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    5. relax guys take it easy it's just a game....

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    6. I would relax, but I just can not stand it when people insult me-especially when being insulted by a ignorant fool, who calls me a "dogmatic hypocrite"! If he was an ace pilot, or had a point, I wouldn't be saying this, but he is neither, and is instead insulting me for no reason whatsoever. Anyway, moving on, what do you think is 10 best planes in terms of looks

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    8. Ten Best Planes in Terms of Looks(In My Opinion):
      Ranked from 1-10.
      1.Marauder
      2.Reaper
      3.Dragon
      4.Spectre
      5.Zephyr
      6.Red Widow
      7.Iron Fang
      8.Liberty
      9.Rath
      10.Hawken
      That's good!

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    9. My top ten are
      1 Talon
      2 Green Eagle
      3 Cobalt
      4 Liberty
      5 Spectre
      6 Saratoga
      7 Iron Fang
      8 Helix
      9 Thresher
      10 Hawken
      (these are my top 10 in looks)

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    10. Mine are

      Cobalt
      Dragon
      Liberty
      Marauder
      Rath
      Hawken
      Reaper
      RW
      Specter
      Odyssey

      Cannon Ace._.

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  14. The second App Store preview picture indicates, that two more Soviet fighters will find their way into the MS:W skies, an incarnatetion of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 and something that looks like an unfinished Tupolev Tu-28/Tu-128
    For more details see the comments of the LM-22 Ares section of this blog:
    http://metalstormforever.blogspot.ch/2012/07/lm-22-ares-released.html?showComment=1341959441676#c3766537681270797694

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    1. Wrong I was. The second plane is not inspired by the Tu-28/Tu-128 but an incarnation of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_F-105_Thunderchief

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  15. if anybody read my last comment about the fireball go to youtube and search up metalstorm wingman that was fun and you should see a video with a red widow in the pic and then click it and watch it. Same plane but it seems to be weak..... not like the realeased one.

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  16. The truth hurts, eh? You are still being a hipocrit if you have such a life then where did you get the time to get so good you can talk trash about " skill". You apparently have never been up against a reaper. Or your not good enough to notice a 2% difference

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  17. I have a red widow thanks, and stilletto and spectre are better than reaper and by the way i have over 50000 skill rating.

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  18. I love it! I got it because it came out on my birthday! And it doesn't disapoint, great agility, good weapons and epic defence for its class, and it looks cool, more of this please, Z2live!

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    1. ^ lol radical topic change! Back to what this original page is all about!

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  19. Great plane:) I would still prefer stilletto though.....

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  20. ok, the link for the fireball pic is:https://www.dropbox.com/s/a5u3dhj7zm6mfxb/Screen%20shot%202012-07-11%20at%208.12.32%20AM.png

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    1. Looks interesting but photoshopped. Not clear enough. And show the stats.

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  22. I couldn't find a better pic. thats the best i could get:/

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  23. Any one here loyal to the raven because I am add me if you want my gc is hellslayerftw and the new spawn update spawns me in front of a mountain in survival in the dark icy mountains map not good z2

    -hellslaya

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  24. this jet is great i own it and its i have not finished the upgrades but all in all its fast if it was or is still on since i dont know get it now the bp 13 wasp i would buy it but cant.

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  25. does ANYBODY know that this plane body was originally based on a F-5E Tiger2, but with forward swept wings. It failed miserably, as it didn't have alot of control, so the project was scrapped with only two planes ever being built.

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    1. Liar.

      The X-29 proved a very sound concept, especially with regard to high angles of attack and agility. The problems you brought up are all compensated by fly-by-wire control. And the project wasn't scrapped as if it were a failure... all the test points had been accomplished.

      Seriously do some research.

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    2. Oh, grow up Anonymous.

      You're right fly by wire may have made the plane better.
      BUT:
      Planes such as the F-35, and the very controversial F-22 are much superior.
      The person you replied to was ABSOLUTELY RIGHT.
      You're just an ignorant moron who likes to pick fights.

      But your last point was correct:-)

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    3. I'm not sure a f-35 is really that superior in a dogfight. A SU-47 can easily out maneuver it visually, and since the missiles of the f-35 are not stealth, the enemy can simply maneuver or deploy flares and chaff to avoid them. In addition, for stealth, the missiles of the f-35 are in the body of the aircraft. With things such as towed missile decoys. A f-35 could easily loss all of its missiles to dummy targets. The f-35 and f-22 are both very expensive too!

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    4. *Ace_of_war*

      My last point was indeed correct... maybe you should consider it.

      The first guy was ABSOLUTELY WRONG. The X-29 was intended from its inception as an EXPERIMENTAL aircraft, therefore never intended for mass production. The X-29 program did not fail at all.

      I was absolutely right in that the X-29 met all its program objectives as an EXPERIMENTAL aircraft.

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    5. I NEVER mentioned the SU-47.
      I just said the F-35 was WAY better than the F5E-II.

      AHEM:
      The F-22 costs $142M to build. We have 105 of them. (381 order)
      The F-35 cost $78M. In initial production. (2443 ordered)

      The F-22 carries twice as many missiles.

      The F-35 has a 60NM greater unrefuled combat radius.

      The speeds are this: F-22 Mach 1.5 (Dash 2) F-35 Mach .95 (Dash 1.6)

      cannon: F-22 M-61 480 rnds. F-35 GAU-12 180 rnds.

      Two variants of the F-35 are hover capable.

      Both stealth.

      There are the facts in a nutshell. You decide.
      Your argument for the tow pods/chaff is the same argument I can use for the F-35/F-22. And seeing that neither of them have ever flown against each other in a combat role, we don't know for sure.

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  26. Mine
    1) S-03 Marauder
    2) Stiletto
    3)Reaper
    4) Viper
    5)RW
    2nd last) F-105 Dragon
    Last) GE

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  27. S-03 Marauder has a SKULL on it i bet Z2 will re-feature Marauder on Halloween

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  28. My best planes:

    Agility: Striker
    Weapon: Warlock
    Defense: Dragon

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  29. My best planes:

    Agility: Striker
    Weapon: Warlock
    Defense: Dragon

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  30. I wish they made a weapon class based on Su-37 with:
    Agility 15%
    Speed 18%
    reload 10%
    Lock speed 10%

    Actually I wish they allow combine the plane we already have and take the higher setting for each categories, that will be interesting.

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    1. Hell No!!!!! that plane would destroy Everything.

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    2. It won't destroy me ;)
      Lacking the important stat on most weapon planes: Damage

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  31. Is missile tracking on a fully upgraded Liberty or Titan using sidewinders significant enough to surpass a fully upgraded weapon class plane without missile tracking bonus using rams or phoenix? And would you prefer the Titan or the Liberty?

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  32. I wish this plane
    SU-34 agility class
    +12 Stealth
    +14 Agility
    +7 Evasion
    +10 Speed

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    1. Hell No again. Be reasonable with YOUR plane wishes

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  33. Is it only me that wants a better modeled agility class F-22 with:

    Agility +15%
    Damage +12%
    Energy+16%
    Armor Regen: 5%

    Meh.. Too overpowered.

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    1. Yea thats not gonna happen. Too much

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    2. Benjamin, seriously. It's still to overpowered. The numbers on the Agility, Damage and Energy combined is way too high.

      Is it only me that wants people to stop making terrible plane stats?

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  34. after some internet search I just realized the P79-Spectre is based on SU-50 which is the prototype of PAK FA. That will make me more excited when I fly it.

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  35. Made me hate after founding out it is the plane made by communists

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    1. good for you! i guess if you don't like the su-50, you better buy the f-35, or the discontinued f-22- both of which cost more than double of that a su-50 costs

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    2. Calm down, I just hate communists for a very good reason (1968-81) search what happened between those years

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    3. The plane was NOT made by Communists.
      It was Built by a private company FOR the (former) Soviet Union.
      Besides, any modern Russian Federation planes are not communist.
      The Russian Federation is not Communist any more.

      I hate Communists/Socialist/NeoNazis as much as you do.
      I already went through this with our lil Commy friend MICHEAL.

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  36. That was me being sarcastic. The anonymous guy above said F-22 is discontinued which I know it isn't

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  37. whatever florovicj

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  38. Do anyone know the upcoming planes after the Icewolf???

    I'm not sure if i should buy the cobalt or steillto or wait for another plane?

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    1. You should jump on both Cobalt and Stiletto and skip Ice Wolf that's what you should do. Take it from me.

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    2. I'm also interested in knowing the next planes after the Icewolf. I will get the Stiletto because I like agility class planes.

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  39. Well I consider myself to be a fairly experienced player

    Been here since 2011

    And I've 1000+ coins from tap joy

    Also all the best planes in the game. I mostly fly agility because its 10x better than any other class if you know what U're doing

    Use c101 with rams most of te time.

    But I do have wm-10, green eagle, hawken, c101, sky demon and thresher fully upgraded

    I'm looking for Saratoga the most but idk when it'll come out again. To me, I think it's the best plane in the game by a long shot from looking at the stats.

    Interested to see what's coming up next. As I need a good agility plane with energy, and stilleio don't have speed

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  40. I have recently tried C101; it is very difficult to handle. It needs lot of efforts to get close to the enemy plane and fire.
    I used to fly my Thresher; I have beaten by a player "R Glide"; very good at flying the C101

    Later, when accumulating enough, I want to buy a Reaper or a Sky Demon. Don't know which one is better.

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    1. You should master the thresher before getting a reaper. The reaper is very fast and a lot of skill is needed to fully use its potential. Right now, I would recommend you the sky demon.

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    2. Well, I am pretty tired of Thresher. It is a paper plane; just too easy to be blown up!

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  41. The c101 is very very hard to win vs especially good agility pilots with coin missiles.

    But skilled pilot can use it to great effect.

    Also those two planes are all very great. Although IMO there's a lot of agility planes better than the reaper

    Depends on what style you fly. But I got to tell you, the aglity class is so much better than anything else.

    I just want to know when they'll release the Saratoga again so I can get the best aglity plane

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