Or he knocks a fighter into the air by ramming them with the X-02S, before pulling a kulbit on them and brutally blasting them into the ground with the EML.
Also mayhaps some alt colors in reference to other aces/squadrons like Yellow Squadron (desert camo with yellow forearms/tops of gloves) and Pixy (solid white/black with red right arm).
Spirit-wise, perhaps Mobius 1 (increased air attack damage), Trigger (further air dodge range) and Cipher (reduced damage received while airborne).
Stages, possibly one shifting between a number of different missions throughout the series (Stonehenge Offensive, Heavy Command Cruiser, Lighthouse, etc.) with a medley of different tracks playing in one song, or remixes of solo tracks (Zero, Magic Missile I, etc.).