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1976 BAe projects
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1977 BAe projects
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Unknown designation BAe project from about 1979; BAe/MBB collaborative ECF design
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1980 projects, part 1: BAe's submission to the tri-nation ECA program, plus the P106 light fighter design in conventional (P106A) and canard delta (P106B) form
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1980 Part 2: BAe P110
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1981: BAe P110
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1982: collaborative ACA design
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1983: BAe EAP
1985: early EFA design
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Sources:

Tony Buttler, Secret Projects: British Jet Fighters
Roy Boot, From Spitfire to Eurofighter
Bill Gunston, Warplanes of the Future
Bill Gunston, Future Fighters
Christy Campbell, Air Warfare
Jon Lake, Eurofighter (World Air Power Journal 35), 1998
Some images from internet

I have a variety of pics of German projects, but I have no clear timelines for the different designs. Perhaps Deino might know a little more?
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Re: Evolution of the Eurofighter Typhoon: TKF-90, AST 396, AST.403 and more
« Reply #10 on: March 23, 2006, 11:41:35 pm »
I have a variety of pics of German projects, but I have no clear timelines for the different designs. Perhaps Deino might know a little more?

That's the problem ! I have also a lot of early concepts but no specific timeline ... during the weekend I'll try to post what I have ...

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BAe ECA submission, 1980
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 2 early TKF-90 studies
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MBB TKF-90
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Windtunnel models used to test a multitude of nose-cone shapes (strakes, chines etc.), LERX variants, wing planforms and tail configurations in connection with the EFA project. Photographed at the Deutsches Museum in Munich.