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McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« on: March 03, 2006, 03:55:35 pm »
I have this picture, of McDonnell-Douglas' Model 265, which is labelled "AFTI". Did McDonnell-Douglas submit Model 265 to the AFTI program?
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2006, 07:09:43 am »
I have this picture, of McDonnell-Douglas' Model 265, which is labelled "AFTI". Did McDonnell-Douglas submit Model 265 to the AFTI program?

As I know YES ... I was searching on my harddrive and this is all I found so far, sometimes saved under a wrong designation ... but here it is:

This is from a German magazine "Flug Revue" (don't know the issue) and it states that McDD suggested two designs under the Model 265 disignation. One often labeled mod. 265-1 and another design called mod. 265-2.

I found several of both - but mostly the 265-1 !
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2006, 12:01:21 pm »
McDonnells Submission three view.
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #3 on: December 14, 2006, 02:03:48 am »
The Douglas 265 has become symbol of this forum. who make the 3-d rendering of this lovely project ?
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2006, 12:45:50 am »
Hi Archibald,
The rendering on the site appears to be just a colorized version of this image that I assume was originally made by the artists at McDonnel Douglas (it's shown on the first page of this thread)

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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2006, 01:36:35 am »

Indeed, its just a painting, I removed it from its background in Photoshop.
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2006, 02:42:11 am »
That's nice! I've already noticed that both pictures looked similar... I thought it was 3-D rendering (this mean that it is very well done  ;))

Just a question : this plane would have been build instead of the modified
F-16  ?



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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2007, 07:12:35 pm »
I have this picture, of McDonnell-Douglas' Model 265, which is labelled "AFTI". Did McDonnell-Douglas submit Model 265 to the AFTI program?

Getting back to AFTI, where can I find more info on the McDonnell-Douglas Model 265. I did a search and just came back to this thread (probably doing it wrong). It looks pretty but I don't understand it at all. I read somewhere it was a VSTOL project, how did that work? And what's with the lack of tail surfaces? I know it's got those little chin fins (like the F-16A AFTI) and a sort of beaver tail but doesn't look like an improvement to me, especially if it had an all moving wing like the similar Rockwell concept. Does the '265' have an all moving wing too? etc, etc.
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2007, 09:52:48 am »
I think that you are searching right, in this thread is collected information about Model 265. I dont know if you saw the internal 3 view and a short description posted in reply no. 22 by Sundog. If not, this can help.

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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #9 on: March 31, 2008, 02:03:35 pm »
Supersonic Fighter Development. Roy Braybrook. Ed Haynes. 1987 ISBN 0-85429-582-8

Anyone can identify the weapons in ths drawing?

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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2009, 09:35:21 am »
Hello

It's the McDonnel Douglas AMDA project ,1973 .
AMDA is for advanced manoeuvring demonstrator aircraft .

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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #12 on: June 04, 2009, 11:11:25 am »
According to our info here it was known as the McDonnell Douglas AFTI proposal.
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #13 on: June 04, 2009, 11:22:23 am »
McDD Model 265
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Re: McDonnell-Douglas Model 265 AFTI project
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2009, 01:30:11 pm »
I see a picture of that project nearly every day!  ;D
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