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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #30 on: June 03, 2011, 12:09:30 pm »
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #31 on: June 04, 2011, 04:19:35 am »
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The hangar deck design of the original CVF (Queen Elizabeth) was, supposedly, based around "maintenace cells" (meant to make servicing efficientwith minimal labour) for the STOVL version of the F-35.  Is the "cat-and-trap" version enough of the same size that they will fit into the same "cells" ?

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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #32 on: June 04, 2011, 04:41:46 am »
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The hangar deck design of the original CVF (Queen Elizabeth) was, supposedly, based around "maintenace cells" (meant to make servicing efficientwith minimal labour) for the STOVL version of the F-35.  Is the "cat-and-trap" version enough of the same size that they will fit into the same "cells" ?

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Good question.
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #33 on: June 04, 2011, 07:19:43 am »
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The hangar deck design of the original CVF (Queen Elizabeth) was, supposedly, based around "maintenace cells" (meant to make servicing efficientwith minimal labour) for the STOVL version of the F-35.  Is the "cat-and-trap" version enough of the same size that they will fit into the same "cells" ?

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That depends on what is referred to as original CVF, the artwork shown by Triton is the original Thales/BAE design selected of 300m with the larger hanger and capacity for 50 rather the 40 aircraft of the revised 280m Delta design that was orderd. In terms of hanger deck layout i dont think there is much difference between the F-35B and the F-35C as it has folding wing tips so may even have a slightly smaller footprint when folded. As for servicing alot will depend on how reliable and robust the F-35 system are at sea and how accessible they are, but that won't be known till the F-35C undergoes proper sea trials later in the decade.


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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #34 on: June 04, 2011, 07:24:53 am »
.....but that won't be known till the F-35C undergoes proper sea trials later in the decade.

If it gets that far, the way things are going.  :(
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #35 on: November 29, 2011, 04:56:57 pm »
Thales CVF model on display at Euronaval 2004.

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http://bluey.gemnetworks.com/pictures/
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #36 on: November 29, 2011, 05:07:27 pm »
Artist's impressions of Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier in original STOVL configuration.

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http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?163878-Queen-Elizabeth-Class-Aircraft-Carriers-News-and-Discussion/page2
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #37 on: November 29, 2011, 05:14:21 pm »
Artist's impressions of Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier in original STOVL configuration.

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http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?163878-Queen-Elizabeth-Class-Aircraft-Carriers-News-and-Discussion/page2
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #38 on: November 29, 2011, 05:17:33 pm »
Artist's impressions of Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier in original STOVL configuration.

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http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?163878-Queen-Elizabeth-Class-Aircraft-Carriers-News-and-Discussion/page5
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #40 on: November 29, 2011, 07:08:27 pm »
Artist's impressions of Thales CVF concepts circa 2003.

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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #43 on: December 08, 2012, 02:36:45 am »
Here are a series of CVF configuration studies published in, 'Warship '97 International Symposium: Air Power at Sea'.
An interesting set of proposals across a range of sizes and a change from the flashy 3-D models mainly used to promote these designs.
 






 

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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class (CVF) development
« Reply #44 on: December 08, 2012, 05:14:03 am »
Here are a series of CVF configuration studies published in, 'Warship '97 International Symposium: Air Power at Sea'.
An interesting set of proposals across a range of sizes and a change from the flashy 3-D models mainly used to promote these designs.

Great pictures, and on the other threads. Thanks for uploading.
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