F-16 drop tank ?

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Unread post01 Nov 2008, 16:51

Are the two inboard wing stations dedicatedto drop tanks only? Can other stores
be hung instead?
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Unread post01 Nov 2008, 17:31

The weapon pylon used at the mid-wing station (3/7) will also fit at the inboard station (4/6). Many different weapons may be mounted at 4/6. The reason the conformal fuel tanks were developed was to make 4/6 available for weapon carriage.


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Unread post02 Nov 2008, 02:06

Johnwill is exactly right in his reply. However, it certainly is odd to see anything other than a fuel tank on 4/6. I think I saw it exactly once during my time with the Viper.
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