fireblade
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Rafale Vs Typhoon

Sat Sep 01, 2001 9:23 pm

In the past few months we only compare us vs russian planes  Angry ( fulcrum vs falcon ,eagle vs flanker ,northrop vs sukhoi boeing etc etc etc ) so now there is one comparation between two european planes rafale vs typhoon and who do you think is better?  Big thumbs up
http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/ef2000/index.html
http://www.airforce-technology.com/projects/rafale/index.html
 
fireblade
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RE: Rafale Vs Typhoon

Sat Sep 01, 2001 9:44 pm

my the way there's some comparation as you will see there is no much info about typhoon  Crying
http://www.makavia.8m.net/comparation.htm
 
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RE: Rafale Vs Typhoon

Sun Sep 02, 2001 5:21 am

Not really much between them, Rafale is a bit smaller and lighter, but apparently not cheaper.
Typhoon probably has the edge in supercruise, Rafale will enter service with an electrically-scanned radar, Typhoon will get one a few years down the road.
Rafale was designed to a requirement which included aircraft carrier capability, Typhoon was a more uncompromised design for air combat.
 
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RE: Rafale Vs Typhoon

Sun Sep 02, 2001 5:33 am

How can a plane made by frog eating people be good?
 
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RE: Rafale Vs Typhoon

Sun Sep 02, 2001 10:02 am

GDB-
I think you'll wrong. The Eurofighter is much more expensive than the Rafael. It cost a little less than a F-22(correct me if I'm wrong). Also I think the Rafael looks better than the Eurofighter. Big thumbs up
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B777-200ER

Sun Sep 02, 2001 10:39 am

I don't have the prices to hand, but if Typhoon was anything like the price of F-22, the RAF would not be getting 232, and the other European airforces would have pulled out.
 
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RE: B777-200ER

Mon Sep 03, 2001 7:30 pm

rafale cost about $65 mil vs typhoon $54.5 mil
http://www.aeronautics.ru/nws002/military_aircraft_prices.htm  Wow!
 
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777kicksass

Mon Sep 03, 2001 7:33 pm

please no insults O Wink/being sarcastic
 
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Greatest Table

Mon Sep 03, 2001 9:20 pm

 
NoUFO
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RE: Rafale Vs Typhoon

Tue Sep 04, 2001 8:49 am

And the Super Hornet is even more expensive then Rafale is - and by far "weaker". Sometimes I wonder why the US Navy ordered Super Hornets (o.k. not really ... hehe ... french aircrafts on a US carrier ..  Big thumbs up ).
As far as I know (I'm not into this military stuff), Boeing plans to make the new Hornets more affordable. They probably get cheaper after the navy payed for them. Big grin
Those poor american tax payers....

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