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Unread post14 Sep 2019, 18:40

Corsair1963 wrote:The F-15EX is looking less and less attractive.....Going to be hard to sell that to Congress! :wink:



Air Force will fight tooth and nail for them. This is a proxy fight about F-X.
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Unread post14 Sep 2019, 21:16

bjr1028 wrote:
Corsair1963 wrote:The F-15EX is looking less and less attractive.....Going to be hard to sell that to Congress! :wink:


Air Force will fight tooth and nail for them. This is a proxy fight about F-X.


Could you elaborate and expand on this please ? Are you saying F-X will be in competition with F-35 or that F-X will eventually replace all F-15 and the more to be replaced the better for F-X ?
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Unread post15 Sep 2019, 23:48

bjr1028 wrote:
Corsair1963 wrote:The F-15EX is looking less and less attractive.....Going to be hard to sell that to Congress! :wink:



Air Force will fight tooth and nail for them. This is a proxy fight about F-X.



I hate to break it to you but the USAF never wanted the F-15EX. It was pushed on them by the OSD... :doh:
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Unread post16 Sep 2019, 00:45

This.
"There I was. . ."
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Unread post16 Sep 2019, 08:55

Sep 1 fast facts. 425 delivered, 890 pilots and 8230 maintainers trained.
https://www.f35.com/assets/uploads/docu ... 9_2019.pdf

New commercial, nice vid.
https://www.f35.com/news/detail/the-f-3 ... -connected
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