Helicopters and jets in Battlefield 3 require practice to master, but Ace pilots behind the control stick of either vehicle are an absolute menace to infantry on the ground. Shoulder-mounted missile launchers are an effective counter if pilots don’t have flares to save them, but sometimes there’s not a whole hell of a lot an infantryman can do against an aerial vehicle peppering their position with rockets.

So why not jump into a plane, take your missile launcher with you, bail out, and turn yourself into a parachuting anti-aircraft platform? Those enemy jets and helicopters probably aren’t going to be looking up for soldiers trying to shoot them down