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No one ever thinks about designs as balancing a number of trade offs towards an optimal set of parameters for what you want to do. Even within the...
Pardon my French, but bullshit can’t substitute for physics.
Pretty sure it’s the J-20. Look at how the canopy spine terminates into the fuselage. In the J-20 the taper of the fuselage to meet the spine is...
Guns are indeed very good for ground attacks. That does not mean every plane with a gun is good for attacking ground targets. If the J-20 could...
Enemy air space will be held not by AEW/EW/Tanker/Bombers etc. but by air superiority fighters.
I’m not saying yours is invalid. I’m just trying to reconcile what we’ve heard.
Clashing sources ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. Though I suppose the source I’m remember specifically said a gun was tested. They might have just decided to not...
I think the last time this was mentioned was with something from Yankeesama. I would do a search with his name and some key terms, because there’s...
Everything we’ve heard from insider sources suggests the J-20 was designed with a gun in mind. It’s just not installed.
We have no published specs on the J-20. No one outside the PLAAF and probably people inside AVIC know how much it weighs.
Long telephoto compresses distances for far objects.
I’ll bite. The Su-27 is 16 tons and can pull 9Gs. The only myth here is the sophistry that you need to weigh as much an F-22 to handle that many...
Should be steerable with control surfaces no?
Look to the rear of the belly and squint. Hard to see but the inlets are positioned really far back.
And where would the hinge for the door go?
Also implying that these two different strike profiles are complementary.
Eh. Pretty sure this one is a fun wish fulfillment drawing and not a reflection of some actual development.
What you quoted didn’t say what you thought it did.