I am the same way.
When in dogfight I tend to focus on keeping the guns powered and the engine so I can run after the enemy if they try to run.
The weapons are most important so every chance I get I can do as much damage as possible.
If I am running away than yeah pips in system and engine none in weapons obviously. However that doesn't happen very often This comment was edited on Feb 5, 2015, 13:53.