So what would you recommend? The above comment is hardly adding to the topic.
Out of the 4 classes, the best counter to the gunship is a gunship.
The best counter to a scout, is a gunship.
The best counter to a bomber, is a gunship,
The best counter for a strike fighter, is a gunship.
As you can see, gunships have an edge.
Umm, no. Pike/Imp mirror is the best counter to every ship. It's hardly the games fault you can't fly for ****. It ain't the fastest way to kill, but it sure as hell is the most versatile with the most staying power if played right with the right components.