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Old 08-17-2012, 12:50 PM   #16246
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That's the Grumman X29... not the same as what I posted.
Yeah, but it's real.
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Old 08-17-2012, 12:54 PM   #16247
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Yeah, but it's real.
I thought there was a prototype made of the forward swept wing F-16?

It was a real project, anyway.
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Old 08-17-2012, 12:55 PM   #16248
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I thought there was a prototype made of the forward swept wing F-16?

It was a real project, anyway.
I think it was just a proposal.
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Old 08-17-2012, 02:59 PM   #16249
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This was real, though:

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Old 08-17-2012, 03:10 PM   #16250
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What a cool version.
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:39 PM   #16251
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Is that like the big gulp version?
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:15 AM   #16252
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Speaking of forward swept wings, I used to write mission planning (guidance) software for these things.




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Old 08-18-2012, 08:26 AM   #16253
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Is that like the big gulp version?
It's called a "cranked arrow."
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:14 PM   #16254
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Looks Soviet.

Da. Is Soviet. TsKB-27/SR
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:26 PM   #16255
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Looks Soviet.

Da. Is Soviet. TsKB-27/SR
Ok. I withdrew it before I knew you scored on it. Klay's cat like reflexes and such cannot be underestimated...
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Old 08-28-2012, 11:13 PM   #16256
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Old 08-29-2012, 07:56 AM   #16257
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Martin T4M-1 Torpedo bomber. VT-2B Squadron aircraft. Aboard USS Saratoga circa 1929.
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:57 PM   #16258
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Martin T4M-1 Torpedo bomber. VT-2B Squadron aircraft. Aboard USS Saratoga circa 1929.
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Old 08-29-2012, 03:11 PM   #16259
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There's something you don't see everyday. A guy swinging a 2lb hammer at a wing.


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Old 08-29-2012, 03:30 PM   #16260
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There's something you don't see everyday. A guy swinging a 2lb hammer at a wing.

That aircraft has folding wings. It probably just came up the elevator and the deck crew is securing the pins that lock the wings in position.
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