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SpudmanWP wrote:I doubt that an AMRAAM leaving the F-22 is even touching the full airstream at the end of the -147 stroke due to the F-22 having a jet-blast deflector that deploys at the front of the bay when the bays open.
I'm pretty sure that deflector was deleted in the change from YF-22 to F-22. It just wasn't needed.