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#4462608 - 02/23/19 11:40 AM For Phantom lovers  
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There was only 16 squadrons of RAF fighters that used 100 octane during the BoB.
The Fw190A could not fly with the outer cannon removed.
There was no Fw190A-8s flying with the JGs in 1945.
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#4462610 - 02/23/19 11:48 AM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Bloody marvellous.

#4462612 - 02/23/19 11:51 AM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Awesome stuff!

I didn't realise any were still in service but I see quite a few countries still operate them.

#4462623 - 02/23/19 01:33 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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I think the Japanese will be replacing those Phantoms with F-35’s eventually.


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#4462639 - 02/23/19 03:54 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Phantastic!

Phantom to F-35, that’s quite a leap in technology!


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#4462653 - 02/23/19 04:48 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Sill my favorite jet warbird of all time. No longer relevant in the A2A role, but from what I understand still remarkably capable at A2G after 60+ years thanks to massive upgrades.


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#4462654 - 02/23/19 04:51 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Forgot to mention that the photography was really stunning.


Alea iacta est.
#4462678 - 02/23/19 07:49 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Found this last night which shows the difference between 60's and 2000's jets.

F-22 [ilot flies a F-4 Phantom

#4462688 - 02/23/19 08:31 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Beautiful cinematography. I especially loved the rainy scenes. Top Gun 2 needs to ooze the feel that the quality of this video has. This video captures the mood and spirit that aviation lovers want I think. It makes me want a Japanese Phantom sim now.

#4462696 - 02/23/19 09:07 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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thanks !!!

#4462793 - 02/24/19 03:58 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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#4462806 - 02/24/19 04:54 PM Re: For Phantom lovers [Re: KraziKanuK]  
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Super cool !!


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