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1st503rdsgt wrote:I'm no engineer, but my understanding is that wing-loading is an over-simplistic measurement for predicting the performance of modern fighters.
haavarla wrote:That spud, is quite the relative claim.
I can't see how the F-35 include a large amount of body lift if you compair it to other aircraft design..
megasun wrote:F-35 engine also consumes more fuel than F-16's.
And one reason for the topic question, JSF is more of a striking fighter than agile fighter. Fuel, range, 2000 lb JDAM are priority.