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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #180 on: December 06, 2017, 07:13:04 AM »
^ What's next? Praying that war doesn't break out?


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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #181 on: December 07, 2017, 12:05:20 AM »
^ What's next? Praying that war doesn't break out?

I initially read that as "praying the wing doesn't break off". 

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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #183 on: December 26, 2017, 10:12:13 PM »
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #184 on: December 27, 2017, 05:05:20 AM »
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #185 on: December 27, 2017, 05:19:06 AM »
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #186 on: December 27, 2017, 05:57:57 AM »
We all knew this was coming

http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/17199/japan-and-south-korea-eye-f-35b-for-their-helicopter-carriers

They were designed to fit on the USMC amphib assault ships that are essentially the same thing, right?  I'm sure that was in the back of everyone's minds...
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #187 on: December 27, 2017, 04:51:05 PM »
We all knew this was coming

http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/17199/japan-and-south-korea-eye-f-35b-for-their-helicopter-carriers

They were designed to fit on the USMC amphib assault ships that are essentially the same thing, right?  I'm sure that was in the back of everyone's minds...

Yeah, the F-35B is designed to be operated off the Corps' assault ships. So it's no surprise that the Japanese would be looking at using them on their own baby carriers...err helicopter destroyers.
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #188 on: December 27, 2017, 04:52:11 PM »
And speaking of the USMC's F-35Bs

https://theaviationist.com/?p=48652
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #189 on: December 27, 2017, 06:05:21 PM »
shit.... the IAF has been using them over Syria for a year.  :knuppel2:
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #190 on: December 27, 2017, 06:06:12 PM »
The IAF does not fuck around.
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #191 on: December 27, 2017, 06:10:18 PM »
The IAF does not fuck around.

By now at least a few of their F35s have some fresh stencils just below the canopy.
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #192 on: December 27, 2017, 06:11:14 PM »
shit.... the IAF has been using them over Syria for a year.  :knuppel2:

Yeah, but not off of helicopter carriers
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Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Reply #194 on: January 08, 2018, 02:25:44 PM »
shit.... the IAF has been using them over Syria for a year.  :knuppel2:

Yeah, but not off of helicopter carriers

The countries not much bigger than a helicopter carrier, so yeah, they do. 
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