These sound like a good list of changes. The A-Wing in particular should be much more worthy - it's sounds more like the dogfighting nightmare that it's supposed to be.
The business about Mass Driver losing accuracy against fighters is a godsend. Excellent. The change to the MC30 is understandable as well. Actually, every consortium change is pretty good, except the Vengenace frigate. I think I speak for most people here when I say that it didn't need to be more powerful.
But..... Rebel orbital bombardment. Hmmm. An extra 3 seconds might be all I need..... yes.... sounds good.
Overall, all of this sounds good. Well done Petro, can't wait for it