F-35 combat power takeoff

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Unread post19 Nov 2018, 21:05

Pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing and 419FW prepare for takeoff as part of a combat power exercise today at @ HAFB to prove their ability to quickly employ a large force of thef35 and demonstrate the jet’s readiness and lethality. USAF photo by Cynthia Griggs


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Unread post19 Nov 2018, 21:11

That would be cool to see.
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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 05:55

388th & 419th FW 'elephant walk' 35 F-35As 19 Nov 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l42d04yB0rg

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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 14:26

More F-35 butt hurt over on defense-aerospace.

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articl ... rcise.html

"Between the photograph and the one at the top of the page, one F-35A managed to drop out of the formation (red circle), demonstrating the fighter’s low availability (USAF photo)"


"(EDITOR’S NOTE: As of July 31, the latest date available, over 40 F-35As were based at Hill AFB, so at least five aircraft are missing from the photograph at top. Launching 30 to 60 sorties per day means aircraft flew a maximum of 2 sorties per day during this “combat power exercise.”) "
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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 19:50

sferrin wrote:More F-35 butt hurt over on defense-aerospace.

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articl ... rcise.html

"Between the photograph and the one at the top of the page, one F-35A managed to drop out of the formation (red circle), demonstrating the fighter’s low availability (USAF photo)"


"(EDITOR’S NOTE: As of July 31, the latest date available, over 40 F-35As were based at Hill AFB, so at least five aircraft are missing from the photograph at top. Launching 30 to 60 sorties per day means aircraft flew a maximum of 2 sorties per day during this “combat power exercise.”) "

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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 20:34

35 out of 36, a 97% availability. Oh yeah, that's terrible. ::roll::
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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 20:36

sferrin wrote:More F-35 butt hurt over on defense-aerospace.

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articl ... rcise.html

"Between the photograph and the one at the top of the page, one F-35A managed to drop out of the formation (red circle), demonstrating the fighter’s low availability (USAF photo)"


"(EDITOR’S NOTE: As of July 31, the latest date available, over 40 F-35As were based at Hill AFB, so at least five aircraft are missing from the photograph at top. Launching 30 to 60 sorties per day means aircraft flew a maximum of 2 sorties per day during this “combat power exercise.”) "


If someone sticks a 40 spine cactus into that EDITOR'S Anus but 5 (from 40) of the cactus spines fails to penetrate into his Rectum then I wonder if the EDITOR would also claim that this demonstrates the Cactus "low availability" or that something is wrong with the cactus?? :roll:
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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 21:04

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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 22:06

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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 23:06

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Unread post20 Nov 2018, 23:27

okay, that was funny.
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Unread post21 Nov 2018, 02:30

This must be what a "Death Spiral" looks like. :wink:
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Unread post21 Nov 2018, 03:17

Remember when the Russians were going to win because of their overwhelming numerical superiority? How the tables have turned....
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Unread post21 Nov 2018, 03:17

By my count there are 35 F-35As in that picture. That is a lot of crow and humble pie to serve to people who are still in denial.
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Unread post21 Nov 2018, 03:19

white_lightning35 wrote:Remember when the Russians were going to win because of their overwhelming numerical superiority? How the tables have turned....


They still have a numerical superiority in some areas but that doesn't immediately mean they are better.
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