It began as an honest documentary but the director quickly saw how things really were and switched the tone to very tongue-in-cheek. The National Film Board of Canada really seems to enjoy highlighting the "characters" in our fine country.How did they make that movie? Were those actors recreating several decades of his life?
In any air to air fighter engagement the side that can fight on its preferred terms usually win. In this example a F-18 against ten airplanes with F-5 capabilities the F-18 would down as many opponents it carries missiles. Given the F-18 have AWACS, tanker, jammer and SIGINT support that make the opponent limited to flying visual with short range IR guided missiles and gun armament. It still better not engage in a close in gunfight and disengage when out of long and medium range missiles.Quite well, I expect. The air force fielding the F-5s would have trouble recruiting pilots since they chose economy without regard to the lives of their pilots; the cockpits would likely be empty.How would an F18 fare against something like ten F5s?