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    Post  Arrow on Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:05 pm

    https://www.defensenews.com/digital-show-dailies/2019/09/16/the-us-air-forces-radical-plan-for-a-future-fighter-could-field-a-jet-in-5-years/

    Amazing and apparently they are not so innovative Shocked

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    Post  thegopnik on Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:21 pm

    Arrow wrote:https://www.defensenews.com/digital-show-dailies/2019/09/16/the-us-air-forces-radical-plan-for-a-future-fighter-could-field-a-jet-in-5-years/

    Amazing and apparently they are not so innovative Shocked


    And just like the F-35 it wont have half the shit operational but will receive an operational sticker attached to it anyways.
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    Post  marcellogo on Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:20 pm

    Arrow wrote:https://www.defensenews.com/digital-show-dailies/2019/09/16/the-us-air-forces-radical-plan-for-a-future-fighter-could-field-a-jet-in-5-years/

    Amazing and apparently they are not so innovative Shocked

    The century series as a role model of good development practise, NOW I have seen everything. No No No

    Of all them the only real successful one was... the F-4.

    F-100 was obsolete in less time it got to be developed, F-101 from the very beginning , F-102 was an F-106 without area ruling, F-104 began to be,I wouldn't say , effective but almost to have a sense only when Germans and Italian respectively went to correct the ludicrous operative role USAF gave them first, F-105 was nicknamed the "THUD", guess why? and the F-106 was a Century series passed trough a second phase of development i.e. it was the exact contrary to what the article called for...
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    Post  Godric on Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:54 am

    marcellogo wrote:
    Arrow wrote:https://www.defensenews.com/digital-show-dailies/2019/09/16/the-us-air-forces-radical-plan-for-a-future-fighter-could-field-a-jet-in-5-years/

    Amazing and apparently they are not so innovative Shocked

    The century series as a role model of good development practise, NOW I have seen everything. No  No  No

    Of all them the only real successful one was... the F-4.

    F-100 was obsolete in less time it got to be developed, F-101 from the very beginning , F-102 was an F-106 without area ruling, F-104 began to be,I wouldn't say , effective but almost to have a sense only when Germans and Italian respectively went to correct the ludicrous operative role USAF gave them first, F-105 was nicknamed the "THUD", guess why? and the F-106 was a Century series passed trough a second phase of development i.e. it was the exact contrary to what the article called for...

    Luftwaffe dubbed the Starfighter the flying coffin because they lost so many qualified/experienced pilots
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    Post  magnumcromagnon on Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:08 am

    Godric wrote:
    marcellogo wrote:
    Arrow wrote:https://www.defensenews.com/digital-show-dailies/2019/09/16/the-us-air-forces-radical-plan-for-a-future-fighter-could-field-a-jet-in-5-years/

    Amazing and apparently they are not so innovative Shocked

    The century series as a role model of good development practise, NOW I have seen everything. No  No  No

    Of all them the only real successful one was... the F-4.

    F-100 was obsolete in less time it got to be developed, F-101 from the very beginning , F-102 was an F-106 without area ruling, F-104 began to be,I wouldn't say , effective but almost to have a sense only when Germans and Italian respectively went to correct the ludicrous operative role USAF gave them first, F-105 was nicknamed the "THUD", guess why? and the F-106 was a Century series passed trough a second phase of development i.e. it was the exact contrary to what the article called for...

    Luftwaffe dubbed the Starfighter the flying coffin because they lost so many qualified/experienced pilots

    Which explains why the Luftwaffe was more than willing to let go of purchasing Lockheed F-35's (let alone VTOL variants).

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