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by Flap62
Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Can The Red Arrows Land 3 Abreast?
Replies: 10
Views: 1554

Re: Can The Red Arrows Land 3 Abreast?

They could land as a vic but it wouldn’t really be neat because any formation landing involves building in nose-tail seperation just before touchdown in case there is a nosewheel steering hardover on landing. So, 2&3 would have to drop back from 1, then 3 would have to drop back from 2. It wouldn’t ...
by Flap62
Tue May 29, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Performance take offs
Replies: 32
Views: 3213

Re: Performance take offs

Another reason for the performance takeoff is that, in air 2 air fit, ie not tanks, the single seater needs the 70 deg climb to stop it accelerating through the Mach in the climb. So, if on a Q scramble for example, the quickest way to height in full burner without the associated boom is performance...
by Flap62
Thu May 24, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: The Fighter Control Mess
Topic: Performance take offs
Replies: 32
Views: 3213

Re: Performance take offs

It’s not really a fast jet thing to perform de-rated take-offs to preserve engine life. I’m not totally familiar with the Typhoon but each take off (unless it was a formation t/o when the leader would not use full power) was at full power in every military type I’ve flown so I can’t see that it woul...

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