CLEARANCE: Above Top Secret
- Jun 3, 2011
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Oh, of course. It's completely original. :Blitzo said:
Hardly. The Mig 1.42 for instance looks very different as do many other past canard deltas.Blitzo said:In all seriousness, when you said "general configuration" the only logical way to interpret it is to believe that you mean twin tail canard delta configurations.
Canard delta: check
Side Inlets: check
Twin tail: check
Frankly I was astonished you'd even attempt to argue the point. Do they look exactly alike? Obviously not. Does my statement stand? Of course.
"On the other hand, that general configuration was not only in open literature at the time, it was actively being worked in other countries."
The differences are mainly in the details.
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