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How Does This Fly With Such Small Wings?  
User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2586 times:

How does this thing fly with such short stubby little wings?

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User currently offlineMainliner From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 412 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2583 times:

The government won't tell us.  scratchchin 


Every flight counts.
User currently offlineCO7e7 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 2849 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2552 times:

Quoting Flyf15 (Thread starter):
How does this thing fly with such short stubby little wings?

What kinda aircraft is this ?


User currently offlineNewark777 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 9348 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2552 times:

It has these larger ones as backup.  Wink


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Harry



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User currently offlineTheSorcerer From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2005, 1048 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2552 times:

Those aren't the wings i think, might be radar pods. The wings are probably further back on the A/C.
Dominic



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User currently offlineCedarjet From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 8114 posts, RR: 53
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2392 times:

Still more wing area in the first photo than on an F104 Starfighter.


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