Excellent post, qrook. I'll use your tips next time I tackle this mission. And yes, it is one of the toughest RS missions if not the toughest. Too many targets to kill with the relatively slow speeder. Talk about a misnomer. If you are going to force me to fly a slow ship, make it the Y-Wing, at least then I could bomb the crap out of the AT-ATs. Bombs would work, wouldn't they. I know they are keeping to the same way used in the film, but why can't you use something other than the tow cables to destroy a tusker? I mean if I can get a medal with the speeder, let me take it on with a Y-Wing or another ship. Geez.
Ties are flies, swat'em!