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Hot F-35 poster

Unread postPosted: 10 Jul 2006, 12:00
by J.J.
This very informative F-35 poster is created by Bob Cox and Steve Wilson of Fort Worth´s "Star-Telegram". It was published on July 8, 2006, with the news article "DAY OF THUNDER. F-35 unveiled with flash, but uncertainty clouds future".

Current story link:
http://www.dfw.com/mld/dfw/news/1499474 ... l=dfw_news

Original pdf file of the poster:
http://www.dfw.com/multimedia/dfw/JSFposterweb.pdf
(For optimal quality you can zoom the file up to ~ 125 percent.)

RE: Hot F-35 poster

Unread postPosted: 10 Jul 2006, 19:13
by RonO
thanks - much appreciated

RE: Hot F-35 poster

Unread postPosted: 10 Jul 2006, 22:29
by parrothead
Great stuff - Thanks :thumb: !

Unread postPosted: 10 Jul 2006, 23:28
by afnsucks
Thats what I'm talking about. Thanks

Unread postPosted: 11 Jul 2006, 14:32
by Iron_Eagle
Very interesting to see an externally loaded "Lighting II". Thanks J.J.

Unread postPosted: 14 Jul 2006, 11:02
by shocktroop
Awesome!

Unread postPosted: 16 Jul 2006, 08:42
by Whiteman_B2
Thanks OP! Think I'll print this one on slick paper. :wink:

Unread postPosted: 06 Jul 2007, 15:51
by AussieLightning
Nice! Does anybody have a hard-copy of the PDF file they could send me?

Another Hot F-35 Poster

Unread postPosted: 20 Jul 2007, 05:36
by AussieLightning
Found this nice poster of the F-35's weapon inventory in the latest issue of Code One Magazine in the article "Lightning Strike 2020" which describes the Lightning II's CAS capabilities. It's similar to the DFW poster but has a nice CGI background of F-35's in flight.

http://www.codeonemagazine.com/archives/2007/articles/apr_07/lightningstrike/images/lightningstrike_02.pdf PDF Poster File.

http://www.codeonemagazine.com/archives/2007/articles/apr_07/lightningstrike/index.html
"Lightning Strike 2020" article.

IRIS T

Unread postPosted: 20 Jul 2007, 05:54
by jacarlsen
Does anybody know if the IRIS t missile fits internally in the F-35?

Unread postPosted: 20 Jul 2007, 07:00
by dwightlooi
Well, fit it will. The fin span is 447mm (exactly the same as AIM-120C/D). Somehow I have a feeling this may not be co-incidence. However, internal carriage on the F-35 has two pre-requisites -- Lock-on after launch capability, and ejector launch capability. The missile should be LoAL or the HOBS capability cannot be exploited because the doors and the belly positions limits field of view. The internal bays -- including the door AAM position has no missile rails or the ability to take missile rails. All weapons have to be ejector launched. The AMRAAM and ASRAAM are ejector capable. I don't think the current AIM-9X is. Not sure about the IRIS-T. However, interface modifications to permit vertical ejection release shouldn't be a huge engineering challenge. It really comes down to weather the user and/or the missile manufacturer wants to have it integrated for the F-35's internal bay. If they want to, its no big deal. But if there is no request or demand, it may not happen.

WOW!

Unread postPosted: 20 Jul 2007, 07:45
by Parkeran
Thanks for posting this poster! How Awesome is it!!! Do you think it will allow me to print it. It's amazing how many weapons the F-35 can use isn't it.

:thanks:

Parkeran

RE: WOW!

Unread postPosted: 20 Jul 2007, 08:35
by Parkeran2
Hi,
That is a GREAT poster. I think it is amazing how many weapons the F-35 can use. Keep finding those posters because their GREAT :thumb:
Keep Soaring High
Parkeran2 :D

Unread postPosted: 22 Sep 2007, 00:01
by Parkeran
Thats really cool. Thanks. Um... I hope I can find room on my wall :roll:

Unread postPosted: 22 Sep 2007, 12:04
by jpvieira
Wonderful poster. Thank you for sharing it :D