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Re: F-15X: USAF Seems Interested

19 Oct 2020, 18:22

Would it make more sense to push F-15EX to replace F-15E and when F-15C retires put older E's in to replace them? The ... probably just "E-ify" the F-35C: eliminate wing-fold and extend wing-tanks, drop carrier specific strengthening, and add the AETP engine. Worst case, AETP ...

Re: The F-35 Lightning II can’t fly in lightning once again

14 Oct 2020, 05:51

F-35 jet’s problematic lightning protection system set to receive ... is present by pumping nitrogen-enriched air into the fuel tanks to inert them, preventing the aircraft from exploding if it ...

Re: Can the Rafale or Typhoon Supercruise with combat loadou

08 Oct 2020, 11:41

... - I can only see Typhoon using it operationally. Speaking of which, does not Typhoon carry what are often referred to as, "supersonic tanks"? Not sure if Rafale carryies an equivalent.. /////// yes fox3.2. Conformal Fuel Tanks: the latest innovation tested on Rafale During combat ...

Re: Can the Rafale or Typhoon Supercruise with combat loadou

07 Oct 2020, 15:21

These 2 likely have some supercruise capability, but quite honestly - I can only see Typhoon using it operationally. Speaking of which, does not Typhoon carry what are often referred to as, "supersonic tanks"?

Not sure if Rafale carryies an equivalent..
noth

Re: Swiss Lightning?

04 Oct 2020, 01:41

... I'm seeing bandied about on the Francophone (thus Rafale cheering) side of aviation ... amongst the many many supposed faults of the F-35, it can't fly in thunderstorms because its fuel tanks might catch fire. Where this comes from I have no ...
XanderCrews

Re: Swiss Lightning?

03 Oct 2020, 23:20

... I'm seeing bandied about on the Francophone (thus Rafale cheering) side of aviation ... amongst the many many supposed faults of the F-35, it can't fly in thunderstorms because its fuel tanks might catch fire. Where this comes from I have no ...
noth

Re: Swiss Lightning?

03 Oct 2020, 22:02

... I'm seeing bandied about on the Francophone (thus Rafale cheering) side of aviation ... amongst the many many supposed faults of the F-35, it can't fly in thunderstorms because its fuel tanks might catch fire. Where this comes from I have no ...

Re: F-35B Crashes, Reportedly After Mid-Air w Tanker

03 Oct 2020, 12:46

... Station Nowra - otherwise known as HMAS Albatross. NATOPS later at least for the TA-4J (USN training aircraft) said NOT to arrest at night on drop tanks (I guess because students had not much experience at that time in their training) not sure if the A4G/A-4F NATOPS was so amended. Anyway that ...

Re: F-35B Crashes, Reportedly After Mid-Air w Tanker

03 Oct 2020, 11:20

... touch & go / roller without hook down - same for second approach) to HMAS Melbourne. Short field arrested back at NAS Nowra on the empty fuel tanks because undercarriage mangled (confirmed by a second A4G in flight). All warning lights lit except FIRE & luckily radio and flight control ...

Re: F-35B Crashes, Reportedly After Mid-Air w Tanker

03 Oct 2020, 06:23

... touch & go / roller without hook down - same for second approach) to HMAS Melbourne. Short field arrested back at NAS Nowra on the empty fuel tanks because undercarriage mangled (confirmed by a second A4G in flight). All warning lights lit except FIRE & luckily radio and flight control ...

Re: Exercise Northern Lightning Overview [F-35As + others]

01 Oct 2020, 17:09

Excerpts about SEAD F-35As from ANG 134th FS below - Eight page PDF of entire article ... compared to an F-16, because on an F-16 you’ll have drop tanks that you need to get rid of. The F-35 carries more internal ...
weasel1962

Re: Swiss Lightning?

01 Oct 2020, 01:03

For the record. DSCA swiss F-35A & F-18E/F notices. https://dsca.mil/major-arms-sales/switzerland-f-35-joint-strike-fighter-aircraft-and-weapons ... services; Foreign Liaison Officer (FLO) support; auxiliary fuel tanks, system integration and testing; software development/integration; ...
Corsair1963

Re: Greece Getting Rafales?

30 Sep 2020, 09:08

Ahead of F-35 Buy UAE May Look to Sell Some of its F-16 Jets to Greece As ... feature a Northrop Grumman APG-80 AESA radar, conformal fuel tanks as standard, an integrated Northrop Grumman electronic warfare ...

Re: Found these loadout charts for Phantoms during Desert St

28 Sep 2020, 15:02

https://www.dstorm.eu/pages/loadout/f-4.html I saw a lot of Phantoms back in my day (1980's). Never saw a USAF Phantom without the wing tanks. Very much liked the semi-recesses fuselage stations for Sparrow's and jammer pods. The belly ...

Re: The USAF has built and flown a full-scale Next Gen Fight

22 Sep 2020, 16:15

... "A recent image of the country’s Defence Ministry shows Su-57 fighters operating alongside Algerian Su-30 fighters, frigates and T-90 tanks - giving considerable credibility to reports that the country is in fact planning to field the aircraft..." https://militarywatchmagazine.com/article/algeria-adds-su-57-fighter-artwork-to-defence-ministry-building-near-term-acquisition-of-next-generation-russian-jet-likely ...
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