NATF: planned Navy versions of the F-22 and F-23

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They made it a more realistic design, that concept's original wings make the Hornet's wings look stubby, and they got rid of the F-4 style intakes because it looks to me that this type of intake on a plane the scale of the NATF would have seen intake piping longer than 20 feet. Plus, they're both high wing,or at least shoulder wing, in contrast to the YF-23's mid-low wing.

That NATF model's accuracy is pretty middling, it has the YF-23's, for lack of a better term, intake lumps vs the more F-15 style siamese nacelles.
 

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Phos said:
They made it a more realistic design, that concept's original wings make the Hornet's wings look stubby, and they got rid of the F-4 style intakes because it looks to me that this type of intake on a plane the scale of the NATF would have seen intake piping longer than 20 feet. Plus, they're both high wing,or at least shoulder wing, in contrast to the YF-23's mid-low wing.
You really should read Metz book on YF-23 to get the NATF-23 design evolution story from the first hands.
 
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