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  •  that's very rare, then, yes? (3+ / 0-)
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    RiveroftheWest, shortfinals, ER Doc

    I mean, for a military aircraft that didn't stop with the testbed stage?

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    by BlackSheep1 on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 07:46:50 PM PDT

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    •  Yes, its rare....it was designed for a strictly... (3+ / 0-)
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      ER Doc, RiveroftheWest, BlackSheep1

      ...limited mission, as a light-weight, short-range interceptor. Within the limits of its designed mission, it was a GOOD aircraft, with a better combat record than could be expected. It was even capable of taking on the Mirage III

      'Per Ardua Ad Astra'

      by shortfinals on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 08:12:22 PM PDT

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