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How much is "too much" weathering?

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Weaver:

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--- Quote from: Weaver on August 27, 2020, 03:36:44 am ---Off at a tangent: I always find the placement of that targeting pod on station 10 peculiar. It's inboard of a pair of AIM-9s that block a fair chunk of it's field of view. You'd think it'd be better on stations 1 or 11 where there's nothing outboard of it...  :unsure:

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That's what JTACs are for, Weaver.

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What, you want to carry a JTAC on station 10?

scooter:

--- Quote from: Weaver on August 27, 2020, 11:34:00 am ---
--- Quote from: scooter on August 27, 2020, 10:59:44 am ---
--- Quote from: Weaver on August 27, 2020, 03:36:44 am ---Off at a tangent: I always find the placement of that targeting pod on station 10 peculiar. It's inboard of a pair of AIM-9s that block a fair chunk of it's field of view. You'd think it'd be better on stations 1 or 11 where there's nothing outboard of it...  :unsure:

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That's what JTACs are for, Weaver.

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What, you want to carry a JTAC on station 10?
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 :wacko:

joncarrfarrelly:

--- Quote from: Weaver on August 27, 2020, 03:36:44 am ---Context is key. An aircraft that's two years into a hard and dirty war is likely to be looking a bit shabby. An aircraft that's sitting in the static park at an airshow, not so much.


Off at a tangent: I always find the placement of that targeting pod on station 10 peculiar. It's inboard of a pair of AIM-9s that block a fair chunk of it's field of view. You'd think it'd be better on stations 1 or 11 where there's nothing outboard of it...  :unsure:

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Probably because that station has the necessary wiring in place as it can support a Maverick, like
Station 3.

Dizzyfugu:
"Slightly worn..."



Note the bird poo on the fin on this Macedonian Frogfoot!

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