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Online Michel Van

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F-52 jets ?
« on: January 11, 2018, 10:02:23 pm »
According to this video the USA sell fiftytwo F-35 and F-52 jets to Norway


I never hear of F-52 before, except Trump is fan of video game "Call of Duty" 

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Re: F-52 jets ?
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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2018, 09:31:21 am »
According to this video the USA sell fiftytwo F-35 and F-52 jets to Norway


I never hear of F-52 before, except Trump is fan of video game "Call of Duty" 


Par for the course, so to speak.

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« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2018, 07:20:29 pm »
Maybe too, Donald want to sale old french comics to Norway ::)


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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2018, 12:05:23 am »

Cute.
Is it a swing-wing, 2 seat version of a YF-23?

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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2018, 12:38:29 am »
F-52 full-scale mockup

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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2018, 06:19:35 am »
That's the one. Norwegian Blue. Pining for the fjords.

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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2018, 06:43:51 am »
and the Flight-simulator for F-52 !
I think the Norwegian Pilots will very happy with it...



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« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2018, 08:44:41 am »
Fear the mighty F-52 COVFEFE
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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2018, 10:02:39 am »
I think he just mixed up the designation of the aircraft and the number of the aircraft :)

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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2018, 11:30:30 am »
I think he just mixed up the designation of the aircraft and the number of the aircraft :)

yeah, He as the habit to do his speech spontaneous and unscripted or twitter with the grammar correction off...

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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2018, 01:06:21 pm »
It'd be interesting to see the members on the forum come up with/draw their own design of this new F-52 fighter. :D

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« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2018, 01:08:20 pm »
It'd be interesting to see the members on the forum come up with/draw their own design of this new F-52 fighter. :D

Now that is a thought! My first assumption was actually a B-52 arsenal plane! :)

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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2018, 01:32:51 pm »
It'd be interesting to see the members on the forum come up with/draw their own design of this new F-52 fighter. :D

There would be two ways to go, it seems:
1: Assume that we start with the F-35, and progress the way fighters have historically, until recently, progressed: there'd be the F-36 (the unsuccessful Boeing design) then the F-37, F-38, etc. until we get to the F-52. At recent rates of progress, the F-52 would probably be a design from the 25th century, equipped with impulse engines, a quantum slipstream drive and anti-Goa'uld energy weapons.
2: Assume that the USAF just skips over a bunch of designations, as they went from the F-18 to the F-22 to the F-35. The F-52 would thus be likely not far down the line... the F-40, say, would be some slick optionally manned design made out of advanced composites, to a stealthy configuration; the F-45 would be an economical UCAV with a simple turboprop engine; the F-52 would be a repurposed Toy-R-Us quadrotor drone carrying three ounces of kitchen-made semtex.
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Re: F-52 jets ?
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2018, 04:57:40 pm »
Who remembers how the SR-71 got it's designation?

I can imagine the USAF is presently scrambling to redesignate it's next fighter the F-52...