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Old 06-06-2017, 03:30 PM   #3871
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First Japanese built F-35.
http://www.janes.com/article/71125/j...lly-built-f-35
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Old 06-06-2017, 07:37 PM   #3872
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Second half of the video is about 4 or 5 tries at the same repositioning maneuver with small adjustments. First half is interesting though. Looks like a Hornet that accelerates better.
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Old 06-07-2017, 07:44 AM   #3873
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Second half of the video is about 4 or 5 tries at the same repositioning maneuver with small adjustments. First half is interesting though. Looks like a Hornet that accelerates better.
That seems to be the message coming from the pilots flying the thing.
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Old 06-08-2017, 07:13 AM   #3874
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and some more footage:


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Old 06-13-2017, 01:43 AM   #3875
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Old 06-13-2017, 03:43 AM   #3876
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20 seconds. Less than a Hornet. Jet stays clean with internal ordnance, likely already toting around a full fuel load. (Same configuration for the Raptor demo.)
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Aww, came all the way over from the Russian side just to say that? How cute.
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Old 06-13-2017, 04:47 AM   #3878
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Aww, came all the way over from the Russian side just to say that? How cute.
Yeah, i even had to make a pass in the barricades"on the Russian side", run from guard bears and pay off by vodka - make all that way just to get here and see your reaction )
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Interesting article:

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Not as agile as the Super Hornet nor as fast as the Typhoon? Don’t you believe it, says Lockheed Martin test pilot Billie Flynn. He will put the F-35A through its paces at Le Bourget this week, proving that the aircraft is more maneuverable than any he has flown, he says, including Boeing’s F/A-18, the Eurofighter, and his own company’s F-16 Viper.

“After 10 years since first flight, with our first opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities and the maneuverability of the F-35, we are going to crush years of misinformation about what this aircraft is capable of doing,” Flynn said in an interview with Aviation Week.
http://aviationweek.com/paris-air-sh...misinformation
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