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by mrclark303
10 Aug 2022, 10:10
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
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Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

The reason I asked about Chinooks refuelling the f35b is because of hearing Singapore would be doing such, equipping its new Chinooks with "fatcow" tanks That will be a ground basd FARP. A significant number of the UK's Chinook fleet also have the larger sponson fuel tanks. But it wouldn'...
by mrclark303
10 Aug 2022, 10:04
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5750
Views: 1575414
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Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

I know they can receive, I meant to give... Not sure if there have ever been any real attempts at helo to helo AAR. But the drogues seem to remain stable when a CH-53 approaches one. I expect the interactions between 2 helos would be something no-one would be too keen to test though... I would thin...
by mrclark303
04 Aug 2022, 19:58
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 2806
Views: 774145
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Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

SD67 wrote: 04 Aug 2022, 13:30 I remember at at Barrow they had these joint MOD / BAE posters up stressing confidentiality : "NO confidential discussions with Foreign Nationals! - EVEN AMERICANS"
Sums it up nicely!
by mrclark303
04 Aug 2022, 08:55
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 2806
Views: 774145
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Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

Does anybody think the US will try to scupper the tempest program somehow,ie offer Japan a deal it can't ignore or try to Syphon off Italy or Sweden ,or offer Sweden/ Italy back door deals for them not too let Japan join tempest program ,or is it just me being v clinical after reading what matt0077...