Can you ID this Fighter Jet

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  1. Hedge36

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    Not bad, for off-the-cuff. What do I win?
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  2. lewismedlock

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    Bow and Arrow OK.
  3. dolomoto

    dolomoto Destroyer of Motorcycles

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    Yeah, but the Galebs trade outright speed for nose authority. Just about any airframe can be modified to carry a Python IV which can negate any supposed advantage.

    There's a story floating around about how a Super Galeb and some Mig21's bombed the NATO base at Tuzla.

    Makes for interesting reading however unlikely it may be.
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  4. Klay

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    You get to pick the next airplane to identify.
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  5. Klay

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    Damn.
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  6. Hedge36

    Hedge36 My e-penis is huge.

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  7. Klay

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    Tiger Moth?
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  8. Hedge36

    Hedge36 My e-penis is huge.

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    :nod Softball. Not much of a fighter, even less of a jet :D
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  9. Klay

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    I don't know older planes as well, nor am I up on the post-war British military planes.

    Here's one for you Luftwaffe fans

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  10. Dances With Roads

    Dances With Roads mild observations

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    I vote this the snootiest thread.

    A real snoot fest, but fun to look at. :freaky
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  11. DakarNick

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    This one? (Trick question)

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  12. Klay

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    The F-2? Japanese version of the F-16.

    Edit: Electronics by Mitsubishi.
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  13. BubbaZanetti

    BubbaZanetti for a corrector life

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    Dornier 335

    here's a sorta hard one:

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  14. Klay

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    The NATO name was Bounder. M50? But I don't know much about that plane, or the manufacturer. I think it was unsuccessful. That's a pretty obscure one.

    Any other interesting planes?
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  15. BubbaZanetti

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    yeah, i'm damned any time i try searching the manufacturer

    Myasishchev

    i think i made a thread about these guys once, not really "aircraft" in the technical sense, but damn cool

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  16. Klay

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    That's one of those ground-effect Soviet transports the Russians were playing with. I'd have to google around a little to get the name. What a cool machine. The Russians seem to be willing to go out on limb a little with their aeronautics.
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  17. gbranham

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    I'm thinking M4, just guessing though.
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  18. jetdocX

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    That looks like one of the ground effect aircraft the Solviets were trying.

    I really doubt the thing flew.

    Shit! 205'ed by Bubba.
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  19. Klay

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    Ekranoplan?
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  20. BubbaZanetti

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    the Bounder (first pic i posted) was an actual flying aircraft, from the late 50s, totally dumb soviet attempt to match the B 58. no modern aerodynamics (note the fuselage looks like a barrel) i think it barely cracked 1000 mph, even with a ton of power.

    the second pic is the Ekranoplan, the ground effect plane, that happens to be the largest of them, but there was a whole bunch of different types.
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