The F-20 is actually a less capable aircraft to the F-16. It didn't meet USAF requirements and wouldn't have been accepted - just like the aircraft it was developed from, the F-5. Unlike the F-16, the F-20 had no potential for development and growth.
Obviously a lot smaller - although ironically the F-20 was, unlike the F-16A, designed from the beginning to carry BVR missiles (AIM-7), if my memory serves well.
It would quite a fun thing to see a Tigershark trying to emulate what the Swedes did with their aircrafts in dispersed sites and roads, how do you say "busted Landing gear" and "not enough wing"?
Last edited by Sintra; 22nd October 2013 at 11:25.
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