Su-57 Felon

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Unread post15 Sep 2020, 02:54

that's a nice looking topside.
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Unread post15 Sep 2020, 04:10

sprstdlyscottsmn wrote:that's a nice looking topside.



I'm glad you didn't say backside.... :wink:
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Unread post15 Sep 2020, 16:21

It looks better than the prototype, but still not in this league..
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Unread post15 Sep 2020, 17:05

mixelflick wrote:It looks better than the prototype, but still not in this league..

I don't think ANYONE actually expects it to get to the Lock-Mart league. And I would say it doesn't need to. That finish could knock 10dB off the signature though. Actually get it to the -20/-25 range. That would be significant as a loaded Su-35S is still in the 10/15 range.
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Unread post16 Sep 2020, 00:06

Plenty of footage



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Unread post16 Sep 2020, 07:07

Thanks basher! That was some really nice footage with a lot of close ups, interesting details and nice camera work. It's interesting aircraft and will likely have some impressive capabilities. Of course it has some glaring weaknesses when it comes to stealth qualities but otherwise it seems potentially a very capable aircraft depending on how good the avionics systems really are.
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Unread post16 Sep 2020, 07:23

I second that.... 8)
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