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    #21
    http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/685...adogr42008.jpg
    Go Huskers!

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      #22
      madrat that tornado is awesome the sky, the lines of the jet, so fitting.

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        #23
        Is that last picture you posted artwork or real? I'd like to see a hi-res image.
        Go Huskers!

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          #24
          Sleek , thin and fast ..



          Flying Tiger ..



          Cheers .
          I say what I mean and I do what I say .

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            #25
            Originally posted by MadRat View Post
            Is that last picture you posted artwork or real? I'd like to see a hi-res image.
            Seems real to me. it came up in a google image search. dont know if theres a high res version of it. looks like f-18s to me, so the blue angels.

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              #26
              a threesome that have tickled my fancy lately.. click to enlarge.. ive not quite worked out how to get the big nice pictures everyone else has
              Last edited by pistonrob; 15th November 2012, 16:17.
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                #27
                Originally posted by schurem View Post
                Seems real to me. it came up in a google image search. dont know if theres a high res version of it. looks like f-18s to me, so the blue angels.
                The lighting in your picture and the background are so surreal. They make a picture definitive of the thread title.
                Go Huskers!

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                  #28
                  163 ACR (UTARNG) AH-1S Cobra OPFOR WTI MAWTS-1 1988

                  AHT 163 ACR (UTARNG) AH-1S Cobra Aggressor-Air MAWTS-1 WTI FINEX 1988
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                  Buddha

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                    #29
                    BELGIAN BEAUTIES

                    many thanks, DAZZA, to have started this new thread, it's an excellent idea !

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                    with friendly Belgian greetings,

                    Etienne


                    I have to add the Fouga's view is from amv83.fr
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                      #30
                      http://www.1zoom.net/big2/533/288052-alexfas01.jpg

                      It's like two F-16s mated.
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                        #31
                        Originally posted by TR1 View Post
                        It's like two F-16s mated.
                        And it'd still be half the jet the F-14D was!

                        -Dazza

                        great pic by the way...
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                          #32
                          Originally posted by TR1 View Post
                          And got F-14.

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                            #33
                            Gotta give it to the F-14, it looked way ahead of its day.
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                              #34
                              Speaking of the devil... this is one of the last Tomcats that flew on a combat mission. Photo was taken on February 25, 2006, aboard the CVN-71 TR.

                              I always loved this bird, and though I like the superbug, it's really sad too see decks of the US CVN's without it.

                              c/o of meeee:diablo:
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                                One of my favorite, although old...

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                                  #36
                                  Rather like this one
                                  Last edited by pistonrob; 15th November 2012, 16:17.
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                                    #37
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                                      #38
                                      That's a good looking Flogger. I'm more into the MLD than the BN, but is still nice looking. The BN should have evolved swivelling hard points under each wing and moved away from armor towards sensory. The airframe was multi role, but the actual variants never were multipurpose. Too bad they are fading out their usefulness fast this past decade. One of my favorite 3rd gens.
                                      Go Huskers!

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                                        #39
                                        French Mirage 2000
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                                          #40
                                          Originally posted by MadRat View Post
                                          That's a good looking Flogger. I'm more into the MLD than the BN, but is still nice looking. The BN should have evolved swivelling hard points under each wing and moved away from armor towards sensory. The airframe was multi role, but the actual variants never were multipurpose. Too bad they are fading out their usefulness fast this past decade. One of my favorite 3rd gens.
                                          Same.

                                          Keep in mind by the 80s the USSR gave up on the original intention for the MiG-23BN/MiG-27 and Su-17 variants to be fighter-bombers (due to Teen fighters), so the multirole ability really was only a title. MiG-27K did have a more dedicated ground attack sensor suit (Kaira), but that abandoned in favor of cheaper Klen.
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