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Originally posted by Shugo
What's to debunk? That there was a false article about the raptor going around the internet?...Care to elaborate what has been debunked?
Originally posted by NWguy83
"Raptor can't supercruise" What a load of BS!
F-22 drops 1,000lb JDAM while in supercruise
Originally posted by ch1466
C. They could not do the full workup within the Black Mountain Supersonic Corridor at Edwards (110nm X 25nm IIRR). Nor apparently any of the other nearby ranges at Nellis
(70X100nm) and China Lake.
D. When they DID finally get around to 'sustained cruise signature validation' (computer model vs. live recording using an IR spectrograph equipped C-135) they went to the
PMTR or 'Pacific Missile Test Range' which is THE LARGEST test range in the world, off Southern California. There they /could/ run the jet, through contiguous legs,