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767 As A Fighter?..  
User currently offlineSTT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 16812 posts, RR: 51
Posted (12 years 3 weeks 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 1755 times:

Found this on the Aviation forum, I brought it over here (where it belongs).

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/134485223_dige30m.html




Eastern Air lines flt # 701, EWR-MCO Boeing 757
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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 1, posted (12 years 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1724 times:

Seems Boeing has gotten initial funding for a study into creating the combined AWACS/JSTARS version of the 767 that was proposed as an E-8 and E-3 replacement some time ago.


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User currently offlineExitRow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1670 times:

"Fighter" as in military instead of commercial I would presume.

Although I'd love to see someone try an Immelman in a 767...



User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 3, posted (12 years 3 weeks 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1636 times:

Immelmann might be tricky, barrelrolls and loops would be altogether possible  Smile/happy/getting dizzy



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User currently offlineVc10 From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2001, 1406 posts, RR: 16
Reply 4, posted (12 years 3 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1612 times:

I saw a picture some time ago of a Nimrod test firing missiles from it's wings for self defence reasons. I just wonder whether Boeings have the same idea for their 767 Awacs. By the way I don't think the Nimrods test ever went further than testing.
Regards little vc10



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