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Old 08-02-2020, 03:24 AM   #10
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Wow! Only 50%! So that means that those realistic simulators and the real F16 have a T/W of over 2:1, incredible!

In your wildest dreams.

http://www.f-16.net/f-16_versions.html

Go there and try to find me a variant of the F-16 with a 2.1 TWR...

Max Mach is always computed in optimum conditions at best altitude and thrust settings, at combat weight a MLU have a TWR of 0.94.

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Engine: One Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 turbofan, rated at 14,590 lb.s.t. dry and 23,770 lb.s.t. with afterburning.
Maximum speed: Mach 2.05 at 40,000 feet. Service ceiling 55,000 feet. Maximum range 2400 miles. Initial climb rate 62,000 feet per minute.
Dimensions: wingspan 32 feet 9 1/2 inches, length 49 feet 3 1/2 inches, height 16 feet 8 1/2 inches, wing area 300 square feet.
Weights: 16,285 pounds empty, 25,281 pounds combat, 37,500 pounds maximum takeoff.
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