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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby ladajo » Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:18 pm

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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby GIThruster » Tue Jun 24, 2014 9:50 pm

I hope your report is right. Where does the pic come from and why is it so at odds with reports that the plane only carries 2, 2000lbs with nothing else including a gun?
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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby Betruger » Wed Jun 25, 2014 12:13 am

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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby paperburn1 » Wed Jun 25, 2014 1:06 am

The load vary with the takeoff type, barometric pressure, Density altitude , temperature humidity, fuel weight.
Conventional takeoff, large ordnance load
Stol mid size ordnance load
VTOL very small ordnance load
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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby paperburn1 » Wed Jun 25, 2014 1:21 am

One other thing that should be mentioned is that munition loads are rapidly evolving.
Large old iron bombs were to make sure that the target was in the area of Lethality .
with the advent of self lasing, buddy lasing and GPS guided munitions, smaller is now better.
A guided 100 pound bomb on target is just as good as a 1000 pound bomb 5 mils off target. It also allows more ordnance on the each station.
This also has the side benefit of reducing Civilian casualties and friendly fire incidence.
(side note friendly fire is not friendly )
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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby Betruger » Wed Jun 25, 2014 1:50 am

Reading these almost straight from the horse's mouth is gold. Thanks.
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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby ladajo » Wed Jun 25, 2014 2:15 am

USN & USAF are 18,000 lbs stores.
USMC is 14,000 lbs stores.
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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby paperburn1 » Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:32 pm

Just another day at the office.
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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby GIThruster » Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:00 pm

"Courage is not just a virtue, but the form of every virtue at the testing point." C. S. Lewis

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Re: how the F-35 sucks so bad it ought to make you cry in ou

Postby paperburn1 » Thu Jul 10, 2014 10:53 pm

The test pilot that fly's the F-35 speaks
http://www.funker530.com/f-35-test-pilo ... -aircraft/
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