If I wanted to play some lame AC-130 mission I would play CoD. Seriously, these missions are identical to that, but even more frustrating as rockets are sent in mass at you from targets you can't even see. And wait you get to repeat these missions...oh boy! And the helo missions? Close to as lame. Sure you get to move around, but principle is the same. Roll around and spam weapons in linear repeated lines of attack.
Just leave this filler out of the next game, this is a flying game...I want to be **** flying.