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Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« on: June 16, 2006, 07:07:39 am »
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #1 on: June 16, 2006, 07:39:44 am »
Here's a scan of the Boeing ATF submission from an old World Air Power Journal, the date I can't remember (don't have the book here in front of me). 

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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #2 on: June 16, 2006, 12:24:14 pm »
Boeing's submission in a NASA study for SST technology applied for 500-mile radius supersonic cruise fighter for European air battle area.
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2006, 12:50:16 pm »
The same NASA study Boeing's submission for Middle East scenario (1 500 mile combat radius)
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2006, 12:56:31 pm »
Boeing 1979 high speed heavy iterceptor, 45 000 kg class, and this-design-based SSBJ patent images
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2006, 01:03:28 pm »
Boeing 1990 supersonic cruise fighter study
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #6 on: June 16, 2006, 01:07:09 pm »
Boeing 1985 pre-ATF design and patent images of Boeing's universal internal weapons bay for their ATF sumbission
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #7 on: June 16, 2006, 03:00:35 pm »
Boeing swing-wing concepts:
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2006, 03:01:48 pm »
Boeing ATF RFP responses, 1983 : AA mission optimised, and AS mission respectively.
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2006, 03:03:43 pm »
Another Boeing early concept
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2006, 04:04:57 pm »
"Boeing's universal internal weapons bay"  looks somewhat like the "Berkut" weapons bay, at least externally.
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2006, 08:03:53 pm »
From what year was the Boeing Microfighter?

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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2006, 10:26:19 pm »
Boeing Microfighter concepts

The stubbier one is the Model 985-121, 29 feet long. The 747 aircraft carrier could carry ten of these.

 The larger is the 985-213, which was 44 feet long. Six could be carried by the 747.
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2006, 10:28:46 pm »
Dating from 1975, BTW.
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Re: Boeing Fighter Studies, 1970s to ATF
« Reply #14 on: June 17, 2006, 03:12:35 pm »
It's interesting that the parasite fighter concept was still being considered this late! The last illustration seems to suggest that there's a landing gear bay in each wing, but no hint of a nose gear- tail-dragger perhaps? Minus the weight of the nosewheel, it might be an option.