View Single Post
Old 05-11-2012, 07:22 PM   #2964
dreaming adventurer
Klay's Avatar
Joined: Nov 2005
Location: right here on my thermarest
Oddometer: 103,034
Originally Posted by Mambo Dave View Post
That Boeing design just flat fell short on too many areas. It was simpler, yes, but it was also nearly entirely wrong... or poorly thought out.

I'm not Lockheed fan-boy, but when there are only two choices and one is just a total WTF moment, the other will win.
What exactly was wrong with it? I would much prefer the lift arrangement...more like the proven Harrier. They had flying prototypes that proved to be satisfactory.
Klay is offline   Reply With Quote