[Rushtalk] U.S. Air Force's most sophisticated stealth jet is beaten in dogfight by plane from 1970s... despite being the most expensive weapon in history

Steven Laib stevenlaib at sbcglobal.net
Fri Jul 31 07:36:32 MDT 2015

Concentrating on expensive stuff that doesn't work instead of less 
expensive that does.
Typical government.

On 7/31/15 12:09 AM, Carl Spitzer wrote:
>       The F-35 stealth jet has already cost the military more than
> $350billion
>       But in a mock battle it was outperformed by an F-16 designed in the
> 1970s F-35 test pilot said new plane was too cumbersome to dodge enemy fire
>       He deemed it totally inappropriate for fighting aircraft within
> visual range
> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3144873/U-S-air-force-s-sophisticated-stealth-jet-beaten-dogfight-plane-1970s-despite-expensive-weapon-history.html
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