FLIGHTS OF FANTASY: What if the F-20 Tigershark went into production?

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A good job!
I get return here by searching gg.
Why there is no two-seater version F-20?
 

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New Tools...... "for Oil Industry"
Interesting topic, and fantasy alternative with great potential planes as the Northrop F-20 Tigershark.
When the wars in this century have a strong economic accent, could be glimpsed to speculate on the possibilities of corporate departments devoted to support political and military some "corporate interests"

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These squads should have an appropriate camo for their operations, Unlike corporate colors of every day.
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I have one big problem with the F-20 as a radar-equipped, BVR missile-carrying air-defence fighter - when you run out of missiles and go to guns to finish off a crippled enemy bird, or to put a few warning shots across the nose of a smuggler before you nail him, your night vision is going to suffer rather badly, surely?
 

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Deino said:
Just found that diagram on a tread at the ARC ... seems as if the proposed twin-seater was different to a simple F-5F + F-20A.

http://www.arcforums.com/forums/air/index.php?showtopic=187595&st=0&gopid=1753320&#entry1753320

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This would have worked..I think F-20 was tail heavy !
 

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http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/18569/ge-really-wants-to-sell-you-a-30mm-cannon-pod-in-this-classic-marketing-reel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0EfGU2MvV8
 

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Hi everyone, any idea how would be painted a Greek, Tunisian, Brasilian, or Mexican F-20 ??
Cheers and thanks !
 

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Hi everyone, any idea how would be painted a Greek, Tunisian, Brasilian, or Mexican F-20 ??
Cheers !

And Egypt,Northrop made a displaying in my country during early 1980s and offer this aircraft,before we
decided to purchase F-16.
 

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Amazing my dear Dan,

also when this aircraft was here,I don't remember if it was painted by our flag or not ?,I have the
pictures in Egyptian magazine,but where ?.
 

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The picture above is of the F-20 at Edwards. You can see the B-1 in the background and the Egyptian markings are obviously photo-shopped onto the picture.
 

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I don't know the source of this image. Mine came from aircraftslides.com but one can find it in Arabic-language forums too.
82-0062 is the 1st prototype F-20. The Egyptian markings are obviously only Northrop's marketing activity.

But by that time (mid-1980s), Reagan had reversed Carter's policy about exports of front line fighters, so Egypt, Bahrain and all other prospects got access to F-16s instead. Then 2 of the 3 prototype F-20s crashed, and that was the end of it.
 

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The picture above is of the F-20 at Edwards. You can see the B-1 in the background and the Egyptian markings are obviously photo-shopped onto the picture.
But the aircraft was tested in our bases actually,I will search about the pictures during the next days.
 
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