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F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« on: February 19, 2006, 02:28:55 pm »
Found these in a TsAGI bulletin, possible reference to source. Anyone know more?

Possible source: Interavia Aerospace Review, 1986, v41, VII, N7, p791-792
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Re: F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2006, 11:54:09 am »
F-18 SMTD WINDTUNNEL MODEL, Courtesy by Matej Furda
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Re: F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2006, 03:07:24 pm »
And second is F-16TVC proposed as alternative to F-15.
Source: AWST 1982

Yups. I didnt see that overscan mention F-16XL. This is (yet) unknown to me. But in 80s allmost every drawing of a new plane had a 2D thrust vectoring same like these.
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Re: F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2007, 03:08:29 pm »
F-15 & F-16 with TVC nozzles from NASA Glenn Center image site
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Re: F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2007, 12:37:49 pm »
Scanned from an original photo
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Re: F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2007, 04:08:29 pm »
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Re: F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2008, 01:47:37 pm »
F-15 SMTD from 1989.
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Re: F-15 SMTD and alternatives
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2008, 02:10:55 pm »
Better quality version from Flateric's post at Reply#3

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Supersonic Fighter Development. Roy Braybrook. Ed Haynes. 1987 ISBN 0-85429-582-8