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These optional prefixes are attached to aircraft not conducting normal operations, such as research, testing and development. The prefixes are:
G: Permanently grounded
J: Special test, temporary
N: Special test, permanent
A: Attack (i.e. air-to-surface)
D: Drone director
E: Special electronic mission
H: Search and rescue, MEDEVAC
L: Equipped for cold weather operations
M: Missile carrier (1962 – c.1972), Mine countermeasures (c.1973–1976), Multi-mission (1977 onwards)
P: Maritime patrol
Q: Unmanned drone
S: Antisubmarine warfare
V: Staff transport
W: Weather reconnaissance
This is from an old Nat Geo video - looks beautiful. Looks very familiar.
reply to post by Zaphod58
kk thats better... But now that we're talking m20, obviously a plane going that fast would not be able to be anywhere near lower than 85k feet, and when you get near LEO, you need an oxidizer in the fuel to compensate for the lack of oxygen Would that be a problem?