Experimental F-16s

Conformal Fuel Tank (CFT) testing (#87353). [LMTAS photo]


  • birwin353 on 2010-Apr-22 07:15:51 birwin353 said

    Say dosent that jet look clean! I scrubbed the top of that thing for hours for this picture.
    BTW the gun just peeks out the front of the Rt conformal. There is also a tunnel of sorts through the tank with a vent door to corrospond to the gun vent door.
  • birwin353 on 2010-Apr-22 07:43:52 birwin353 said

    Sorry i got mixed up (been working f-22s too long) the gun stuck out the front of the Lt conformal. Looks like they airbrushed it out. This particular jet didnt have a gun so there was a large orange cover over the port. I guess Lockheed didn't want it in their promo pics.

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    On loan to Lockheed for second conformal fuel tank test bed work. Tail was painted with special markings and still had ET tail code, but in the upper rear of tail.

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