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http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/20971/this-is-what-a-boeing-f-32-wouldve-looked-like-if-lockheed-lost-the-jsf-competition

During the down select back in 2001, there were rumors that the Boeing design would never win because it was just too ugly.
lol. How'd that pan out then  :hide:
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http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/20971/this-is-what-a-boeing-f-32-wouldve-looked-like-if-lockheed-lost-the-jsf-competition

During the down select back in 2001, there were rumors that the Boeing design would never win because it was just too ugly.
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Organizations and Equipment / Re: F35 - Bad idea made worse over time?
« Last post by BanzaiCat on Today at 12:47:59 PM »
Can we just bring back the Tomcat and call it even?
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Well played  :notworthy:



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I think more of a Corsair II look about it.
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^The very first image of that hit me as the F-86 Sabre  O0

And it does actually look badass
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Organizations and Equipment / Re: Planes!
« Last post by Staggerwing on May 19, 2018, 09:24:27 AM »
NOVA had an episode a while back about a team of radar experts testing a 'radar-true' mockup of the Ho-229 and finding that it would have been stealthy enough to sneak up on England's Chain Home and later GCI systems, leaving almost no time to detect and intercept.
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Organizations and Equipment / Re: Planes!
« Last post by Staggerwing on May 19, 2018, 09:07:30 AM »
WOW!

Also looks like some A-series Butcherbirds a bit further down.
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Organizations and Equipment / Re: Planes!
« Last post by trailrunner on May 19, 2018, 09:06:53 AM »
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Horten Ho 229 V2 from behind. Notice the Heinkel He 162 on the left




The center section of v3 is on display at Udvar Hazy.  I've seen it several times.
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