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Originally posted by neformore
Beautiful bird..The Russians do have a knack of designing some pretty good looking aeroplanes, I'll say that for them
Originally posted by nwtrucker
reply to post by Zaphod58
The skin looks very unstealthy. Not much different from earlier models. No coating, gaps, studs??
It doesn't look like it would be any stealthier than an F-15 SE!edit on 7-9-2013 by nwtrucker because: spelling error
Originally posted by IamSirDrinksalot
but at low speed could those leading edges provide lift
perhaps enough lift to be carrier based?
Is that ball and fairing on the cockpit a flir like off EFA?
Is that a metal strip down the center of the main canopy?
Is it a glass cockpit like F35 or still using valve technology like the rest of the Russian airforce.