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    1.28 MB Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:40 No.10837525  
    >Planes & Mercs 29
    >Support an all-out military attack on the city of Monrovia by Morocco.

    So, on a scale of 1 to 10, just how fucked is Liberia?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:42 No.10837557
    Well the city barely has electricity so they don't have to enforce a curfew or use black out curtains (not that it really matters)

    i'd say a 2

    The bombing might actually add to the infrastructure of the city and might kill some of the warlords in the area.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:43 No.10837568
    Fuck yes, you are the best bomber ever.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:45 No.10837591
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    Planes and Mercs thread soon, fellow fa/tg/uys!
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:48 No.10837622
    >The bombing might actually add to the infrastructure of the city
    Look we now how an ad-hock irrigation system!
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:48 No.10837630
    Fuck, I can't tell if that's Barksdale or Minot...
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    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:51 No.10837672
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    Oh look, it's the new punk around town.

    Let's teach him his place.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:52 No.10837677
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    It's nice enough to finally have a chance to repay those Liberian asshats, but the planned mission is rather rigid what with the UN involvement.

    We need to come up with a way to really put the icing on the cake. Just add an extra little FUCK YOU to those double-crossing sons of bitches.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:52 No.10837688
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    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:53 No.10837700
    Better bring at least 20 of you, then.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:54 No.10837719
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    Fuck yeah F-15
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:56 No.10837732
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    We're coming to get you.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:56 No.10837737
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    You're clearly not aware of red flag exercises.

    Shootin' down F-22s all the time.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:59 No.10837770
    Heh, sac one F-15 for one F-22? Hell yeah! Best return on a 20+ year old frame you're ever going to see against a internal loaded F-22.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:59 No.10837772
    Right, when you've got massive numerical superiority.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:59 No.10837774
    >clearly not aware of red flag exercises
    Link please
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)02:59 No.10837779

    8, but that's because it's Liberia, not because of anything a few more bombs will do to it.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:00 No.10837785
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    Fuck yes Planes and Mercs! I love these threads.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:00 No.10837789


    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:01 No.10837797
    I just got to Mt Home, which squadron got the kill? 390th or the 389th?

    And for the anon who asked, red flags are the air forces force on force exercises. Other squadrons, other aircraft, other airforces. Alaska hosts a fucktonlot of them.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:01 No.10837798
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    Assuming they DO go for a nice bunker-buster bomb for that C&C building, someone really must spray "FUCK LIBERIA" on it.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:01 No.10837803
    don't you faggots have your own forum for this shit?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:02 No.10837807
    im wondering where people find out the stories from these military exercises.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:03 No.10837830
    Be in the military.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:04 No.10837846

    You trust anything coming out of the USAF?

    They would claim with a straight face that MiG-23 Flogger is a 1-1 threat to the F-15 if they thought it would get them more funding.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:04 No.10837850

    People make them the fuck up.

    "My country with our planes TOTALLY schooled the other countries with the other country planes. They got X kills for no losses of their own, except one guy who got damaged by a SAM because those totally biased referees told him he did, etc.".
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:05 No.10837866
    Or live near a base and have military friends.
    Or work as a civi in the military.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:06 No.10837872
    I am, and haven't heard about this yet. I'm AF even. No, I'm not in Services.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:08 No.10837892

    Procurement Officer: "Our fighter jets are terrible, and the Russians and Chinese are developing fighters that far surpass the F-22, let alone the F-15. We need more funding."

    PR Officer: "Our fighter jets are the best in the world, because of good old American ingenuity and know-how! Our pilots receive superior training, our technology is decades ahead of anything our enemies can field, and America just rules the skies! USA! USA!"
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:12 No.10837945
    Ok, here's what I know. Recent red flag (last 6 months). Alaska. A group (numbers unknown, at least 3) of F-15C models from Mountainhome AFB, ID went up against a pair of F-22s. F-22s were air to air load, internal AIM9-Xs and gun only. 15Cs were full air-air, mix load of 120C models, 9-Ms and gun.

    I don't have the specifics as they haven't been released, but BOTH F-22s were confirmed kills. As I understand the circumstances, when the F-22s opened up to pop the 15s, they got pasted by a split off group of 15Cs from long range with a multi launch of 9-Ms and 120Cs. One kill for each missile. When they re ran the exercise, the 15s only got one with missiles, lost 4 jets, and popped the other 22 with internal guns.

    This was an airforce combat exercise. Kill was designated by observers and judges. Most cases, a hard lock with a 9-M/9-X was considered a kill.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:13 No.10837960

    I just assume the only place you're going to find out the real performance of any of this shit is WW3.

    European Armies spent so long smashing africans that they all thought they were invincible before WW1 (Seriously, there's a quote from a WW1 era french general talking about how he could conquer Europe with 300,000 men). None of them were really prepared for a war where the other guy can shoot back.

    We're in the same situation now, almost nobody fights a competent enemy armed with modern hardware. "Oh an American EagleMomApplePieTitty Missile totally shot down every obsolete soviet artillery rocket being fired by a third world dictator".

    Or "There obsolete soviet armor upgraded with some american computers couldn't stop our slightly less obsolete soviet armor upgraded with our copies of american computers from invading Georgia" fuck you, beating up on a former client state run by a clique of American republicans and their tame local does not mean anything other than you are not completely incompetent.

    Sorry... I'm just deeply bitter and unhappy as a person.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:15 No.10837995
    Ammo troop: Planes are just a delivery platform for the munitions. Until the newest generation of stealth aircraft, a good lock with a AIM-9 was as good as a kill. Now, it still is, but the launch platform has to FIND the target. The new 9-X is... sick nasty. Hunt around on youtube, and you can find video of it launching and going after a target over 90degrees from direction of travel. Vectored thrust is a sexy sexy thing.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:16 No.10838008

    Congressional Lobbyist "As you can see congressman, 3 of the backup servos for the optional buttock massaging upgrade to the planned two man Wild Weasel version will be built in your district so you should vote to continue funding the F-Whatever Sexy Macho Nickname or it could mean thousands of jobs lost in the communities you represent."
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:17 No.10838029
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    So the exercise proved that a pair of F-22s are more or less equal to an entire squadron of F-15s?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:18 No.10838035
    Pilot: Can we get a recon version of the B-1?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:20 No.10838072
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    They need to make a plane with a horrifyingly girly nickname. Don't they KNOW that doing so automatically increases its innate badassitude by a factor of ten?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:21 No.10838086
    Pretty much. Still damned impressive considering the fucking COST of the 22. Around 150mil each 22, vs 28mil per 15. It's going to be even more painful when the F-35 vs A-10 debate starts... look around, but the 35 is the slated replacement for the 10. And the 10 just got upgraded to carry 9s and 120s, and the F-35 isn't full stealth like the 22. A-10 12mil, F-35 191mil.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:23 No.10838108
    Ohgod... the B1? The fucking Bone? Fuck that fucking plane. Supersonic does NOT a badass make. That beast sucks. Literally. Sucks. 'Hey, lets put 4 giant fucking jet engines on the BOTTOM of the plane, and make them suck even harder than the 16.' Yeah, BRILLIANT! That jet FODs out more than any other fucking jet combat aircraft.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:24 No.10838127
    The A-10's replacement should be rugged, fast and carry a shitload of ordinance. The F-35 fails at most of these.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:25 No.10838147
    >Missed the joke
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:25 No.10838158

    Blame the fucking chairforce for wanking all over their foreign-funded pet silver bullet project.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:26 No.10838172
    > I did... I did...

    2 am and drunk?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:27 No.10838186
    No, it shouldn't be fast. It should have good loiter time.

    Hence the Super Tucano being an acceptable replacement.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:27 No.10838192

    They did an exercise like this in India with F-15's doing very poorly against IAF Su-30 Flankers. Then it came out that in the simulation the Americans didn't have any of their airborne radar or usual command and control systems available to them, their missiles were limited to 32km range and they were fighting 3-1 odds.

    This is not to knock the IAF, but that exercise was never meant to simulate real combat.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:28 No.10838219

    Indeed. Now, if we can get the Malaysians to listen to reason, all will be fairly okay with the world.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:30 No.10838248
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    The USAF wants fighters. The F-35 is a fighter disguised as an attack plane.

    Because the USAF brass thinks anything that isn't a fighter is GAYHOMOFAG

    They forget that many of the greatest planes ever are attackers. Prime example: the A-117.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:32 No.10838271
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    Say hello to my leetle friend.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:32 No.10838272
    Wait wait wait, so you're saying F-22's cost less than F-35's?!
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:33 No.10838277

    Well, the USAF can go suck it's cocks.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:33 No.10838290
    I don't think I've heard of a single military wargame or exercise like that that didn't place completely retarded limitations on the OpFor pilots/equipment.

    which wargame was it that had the OpFor take out half the US navy with mass missile attacks and suicide boat bombing before being restarted with a strict plan of action drawn out for the OpFor commander to follow? something like Wargames 2000
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:35 No.10838308
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    You have let down our country and our Red Army. You have the nerve not to manufacture IL-2s until now. Our Red Army now needs IL-2 aircraft like the air it breathes, like the bread it eats. Shenkman produces one IL-2 a day and Tretyakov builds one or two MiG-3s daily. It is a mockery of our country and the Red Army. I ask you not to try the government's patience, and demand that you manufacture more ILs. This is my final warning.

    —Stalin to a Factory manager who was not producing enough Il-2s

    Imagine getting that fucking telegram.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:35 No.10838314
    I heard the only reason the 117 was designated 'F' was because "no self respecting pilot would ever fly a plane with the B designation". Some bullshit like that.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:35 No.10838316

    What. The. Fuck.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:36 No.10838328
    I heard about that, but I also heard that those mass missile attacks were compeltely implausible. Like, cruise missiles supposedly being launched from motorboats or something.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:36 No.10838337

    Well, if it was a big enough Suicide motorboat...
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:37 No.10838352

    Millenium Challenge.


    Paul K. Van Riper...

    That is a HELL of a name for a general. There are moments I think that sometimes there's a Major Major Major Major thing going on with the military, and generals get promoted just for how good their name sounds.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:38 No.10838355
    F-117 was desginated F because a bomber was illegal to base at most euro bases. So they had a single jet that was NOT combat capable with a custom launcher for a SINGLE AIM-120. Once a year or so, it'd go up, launch a missile, plane was 'technically' a fighter, therefore legal to base in germany and italy.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:38 No.10838356
    Someone call Macross, we have an unbeliever.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:38 No.10838373
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    What a pile of shit.

    How many pilots would proudly say "I fly a B-52 for a living"? And then there's the B-2 Spirit. That's like a fucking Secret Society of Pilots.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:38 No.10838383
    Ideally, you would want both. Loiter time for bumming around waiting for targets, speed for getting in and out danger quickly. Loiter time comes first though.

    A good Maverick replacement with a similar range would be spiffy, but something more similar to the Hellfire would be more likely.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:39 No.10838390

    Now that the F-35's the only program to pad procurement budgets with, you're goddamn right it'll cost more than the F-22.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:41 No.10838417

    That man? That man has balls. Bicycles and semaphore, killed the US navy, goddamn.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:43 No.10838439

    And even more for it's foreign sponsors. I don't know why everyone isn't sick of the US's cost/secrecy shit by now.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:45 No.10838461
    Fighter pilots become movie stars

    Bomber pilots make history.
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    Someone disbelievin' the TripleM?

    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:45 No.10838474

    And F-15 Pilots get bumfucked by Tom Cruise in the closet.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:47 No.10838483
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    >Recon version of B-1
    >Pilot's face: pic related
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:47 No.10838490

    Tom Cruise is the only one getting assfucked in the closet comrade. Don't hate.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:47 No.10838492
    loiter time isn't that important if you have air supremacy and you have a tanker on refuel duty near by.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:48 No.10838498
    Seems to be a good missile, slapping a little extra range on it would be nice though.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:49 No.10838522
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    Only faghats like Alto think Fighters are best.

    Do you want to be a crossdressing homofag like Alto?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:50 No.10838535
    They're working on Brimstone 2 already.

    If they can keep making the damn thing smaller, we'll be hitting MMM threshold in no time.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:50 No.10838536
    Where does this come from? Tom Cruise did F-14 Tomcats, not F-15s.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:50 No.10838540

    You misspelled "MAN OF FUCKING DESTINY", there.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:51 No.10838547

    I don't think you fellows understood the tone and intent of my post.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:52 No.10838565
    We've got a lot of other stuff to be sick of at the moment.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:52 No.10838566
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    Anyone have the current list as I fear I may be missing a few. The list I have tops out at XXVIII
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:52 No.10838569
    IF. Excessive reliance on tanking is an exploitable weakness. Nice to have loiter time so you can spend more time on call and less time tanking.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:53 No.10838577

    In other news, someone needs to watch where he's shoving his stubby fingers on that keypad. Whoops.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:54 No.10838586
    He is diversifying.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:54 No.10838590
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    Ranka is a better pilot than Alto.

    Because Alto is a hollow empty shell of a man. In makeup.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:55 No.10838603
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    It's going to be fun times if the US ever has to fight someone with a real air force/air defense system isn't it?

    There's this implicit assumption of total air superiority... I don't know. Maybe it'll work.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:57 No.10838639

    I'm pretty sure it came from someone talking out of their ass. About asses. And fags. Maybe a fixation problem?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)03:58 No.10838651

    Fixated IN MY PANTS
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:00 No.10838677
    Don't the Russians have super long range missiles meant to down AWACS? Just launch those towards tankers, cackle madly.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:01 No.10838696
    > So the exercise proved that a pair of F-22s are more or less equal to an entire squadron of F-15s?

    only when they have RIBBON INSIGNIA
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:04 No.10838744
    There we go. Range up to 300 km or so.
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    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:08 No.10838776
    Huh. Project was started in the 80s, dropped, and now they're trying to revive it again. Interesting. Wonder how it's coming along.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:10 No.10838801
    True but if your tankers are in danger then so are your loitering attackers and if they are in that much danger then sending in your attackers anyways is pretty damn risky.

    You can't say that the attack aircraft would be immune to such attacks, and at least with the tanker they could remain out there.

    It really isn't so much as an either or thing anyways so much as it is preferable to have both.
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    Ah the AARAM-ski,

    I was thinking of something like the S-300 / 400 series.

    Never underestimate what you can do with a surface to air missile launcher and boundless hatred.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:11 No.10838821
    Yellows here.

    Ribbons are scrubs.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:13 No.10838853
    Can someone answer this?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:14 No.10838862
    You were thinking about the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vympel_R-77 AA-12. The very long range missile is the AA-13. Of course, going up against S-300/400 systems would be very painful.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:19 No.10838909
    also another reason to keep a tanker nearby is to maintain your fighters to ensure you have air superiority.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:20 No.10838922

    Ah. Yes. That one was their counterpart to the AIM-54 Phoenix missile... which doesn't lend itself to a fake latinization quite as well.

    Huh... amusingly the nation that's used the AIM-54 in combat the most is... Iran.


    Kinda fucked up isn't it?
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)04:23 No.10838975

    That'd be a fun character actually. A crazy Persian F-14 pilot who fled Iran in his Tomcat when he managed to get in trouble with the regime.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)08:26 No.10841578
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    Galm was here.

    Everyone is a loser.
    >> sukhoi !KJHro3/ISM 06/30/10(Wed)09:06 No.10841968
    The missile you are thinking about is the Novator K-100

    160+ nm range
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)09:27 No.10842150
    Hugs fired one during the invasion of Georgia.

    Several minutes later an entire Saab 2000 crew collectively shat themselves inside-out.
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)09:36 No.10842231
    This. Op needs at least one of these.

    Oh and good morning /tg/
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)10:33 No.10842817
    Hello /tg/

    Glad to see I'm not the only one waiting for OP's next AAR
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)10:41 No.10842928
    Kind of a fun idea...if you just had to have a Tomcat that is.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)10:57 No.10843108

    Be even more interesting if it was one of the ones supposedly modified to carry hawk missiles as AAMs.

    though, with a tomcat player in my game, i gotta say- they're kinda limited. Great for air superiority, kinda shitty for anything else.
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)10:59 No.10843132
    Not exactly worthless in close but certainly not the best aircraft to be flying if you have to get into the phone booth with someone. Stand off BVR is its stock in trade and thats rather limiting...even considering the Bombcat mod.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)11:00 No.10843140

    You work at Wright-Patterson, don't you.
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)11:03 No.10843180
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    And with the sheer cost and limited maneuverability of the Phoenix you're pretty much limited to the Sparrow for med. range air-to- air, and let's face it, the Sparrow sucks...

    If you could convinve your GM to allow you to upgrade to AMRAAMs by somehow hiring the guys who worked on the Tomcat AMRAAM testing that might make it a more viable option.
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)11:13 No.10843306
    Even that wouldn't be worth it in my mind. Its a classy airframe but it was a single purpose plane whos role, that of bomber interception/fleet defense, has been phased out/merged and given to someone else. If you have to dogfight i'd rather have something that can actually fight "in the phone booth". Something maneuverable and lightweight...like an F16, F20, or similar. Yeah you're not gonna be launching a whole lot of BVR but at least you're multi role.
    >> Anonymous 06/30/10(Wed)11:18 No.10843363

    Crusader, bitches. awwww yeah.
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)11:23 No.10843436
    Crusader was cool but was still not the most maneuverable bird out there. Plus they were quite large. Still I like those quad 20s.
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)11:31 No.10843559
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    Pretty much agreed, it's a plane I'd pick purely for the 'cool' factor.

    Speaking of Crusaders, too bad this bad boy never made it into production <-
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)11:37 No.10843658
    To much weirdness going on with that upgrade. Pointy nose, fucked up intake, fins in weird places. Certainly pretty intimidating though...reminds me of a shark in a lot of ways. Would have been interesting to really see it square off against actual opponents just to see how it would have faired.
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)11:43 No.10843751
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    Well, supposedly it would have been able to track 6 targets and fire at 2 at the same time.

    Also, this:
    >During testing, the aircraft reached Mach 2.6 at 35,000 ft (10,670 m). Vought projected a top speed of Mach 2.9, though the windscreen and most aluminum airframes were not designed to withstand the heat of such speeds.

    >Fly-offs against the Crusader III's main competitor, the future F-4 Phantom II, demonstrated that the Vought design had a definite advantage in maneuverability.
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)11:44 No.10843768
    The F8U-3 program was canceled with five aircraft built. Three aircraft flew during the test program, and were transferred to NASA for atmospheric testing, as the Crusader III was capable of flying above 95% of the Earth's atmosphere.[1] NASA pilots flying at NAS Patuxent River routinely intercepted and defeated U.S. Navy Phantom IIs in mock dogfights, until complaints from the Navy put an end to the harassment.[1]
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)11:47 No.10843805
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    >NASA pilots flying at NAS Patuxent River routinely intercepted and defeated U.S. Navy Phantom IIs in mock dogfights, until complaints from the Navy put an end to the harassment.
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)11:48 No.10843816
    Awesome troll-plane is awesome
    >> Skyhawk !c6DO1M4BMw 06/30/10(Wed)11:51 No.10843877
    Indeed. Ok so it sounds like it could have been quite good at its job. Doesn't keep it from being one of the most freakiest mods out there.

    Heh...imagine if it had lasted long enough to be upgraded with modern equipment like the Phantom was.
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)12:02 No.10844035
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    Heheh, that would've been awesome.

    IIRC the main reasons for choosing the Phantom were that it had a dedicated RIO, resulting in less workload for the pilot, and because of it's air-to-ground capability.
    >> Fligh/tg/uy !!siXysSo3rpU 06/30/10(Wed)12:19 No.10844278


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