|Your strongest defensive move is the Split-S.
Essentially a rolling dive, this maneuver is difficult for an
attacker to follow. With the attacker on your six, roll to an
inverted position and pull back hard on the controls. Throttle
down to avoid excessive speed. As the horizon appears at the top
of your view, open your throttle and check the position of the
attacker. If you are still on the short end of the stick, try
another Split-S or use your momentum to distance yourself from the
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Tips for success:
- Altitude is key, else you'll end up landing nose down on the
- Whatever you do after performing the Split-S, don't level
out and fly straight.