flyf15
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How Does This Fly With Such Small Wings?

Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:29 am

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

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Mainliner
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RE: How Does This Fly With Such Small Wings?

Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:32 am

The government won't tell us.  scratchchin 
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CO7e7
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RE: How Does This Fly With Such Small Wings?

Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:33 am

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

What kinda aircraft is this ?
 
Newark777
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RE: How Does This Fly With Such Small Wings?

Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:35 am

It has these larger ones as backup.  Wink


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TheSorcerer
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RE: How Does This Fly With Such Small Wings?

Mon Feb 20, 2006 7:35 am

Those aren't the wings i think, might be radar pods. The wings are probably further back on the A/C.
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RE: How Does This Fly With Such Small Wings?

Mon Feb 20, 2006 8:22 am

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