NASA YF-16 & YF-17 model testing

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Unread post03 Sep 2018, 18:58

I found these 2 vids on the YF-16 and YF-17 by NASA. Pretty interesting....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JT33jK4 ... r_embedded


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrc5M0S ... e=youtu.be
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Unread post04 Sep 2018, 14:48

Looks like the YF-17 was the clear winner there.

Likely the only part of the envelope where it was better. The F-16 sure out-performed it everywhere else, and the air force certainly made the right choice. The Navy got sloppy seconds, LOL.

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