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popcorn wrote:Corsair1963 wrote:What about the J-31???
Ah! What the F-35 would have turned out to be if not constrained by the STOVL requirement, including two engines to ensure redundancy over water.
IMHO the USAF would have NEVER signed off on a twin engine JSF. Since they are the largest customer by far (along with all the partners) the JSF would still have been a single engined fighter.
"The early bird gets the worm but the second mouse gets the cheese."