Originally Posted by Journeyman
The massed fight scenes between the X-wings and TIE fighters do look good, but are (at the risk of sounding overly pedantic) a bit silly because, as far as I'm aware, TIE fighters aren't meant for atmospheric flight - they're only meant to be used in space. After all, look at them - how could they actually fly in atmosphere
Missed this before, but you do know you are talking about a universe with lightsabers, the force and walking carpets right? Does the aerodynamics of TIE Fighters in atmospheric flight really stand out that much in this context?