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Clash of Stealth Fighters

Clash of Stealth Fighters

In late 2010, Chengdu J-20 underwent speed taxiing test at Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute’s airfield and first known Chinese stealth aircraft has just emerged from a secret development program. The aircraft appears to be somewhat larger and heavier than most observers expected. The J-20 made its first flight on 11 January 2011. It is still in the phase of research ...

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F-22 Raptor flown on synthetic biofuel

F-22 Raptor flown on synthetic biofuel

Just like Toyota is developing technology to face the challenges of finding renewable energy sources with its Prius, the aerospace industry is making its own efforts. These efforts are now no more limited to deliver a greener aviation industry in terms of passenger airliner. On 18th March 2011, an F-22 Raptor successfully flew at supercruise on a 50/50 fuel blend ...

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Can Israel develop its own stealth fighters?

Can Israel develop its own stealth fighters?

A general perception is that, if Israel can make  state of the art main battle tanks like the MK-IV, or some advanced ballistic missiles like the Arrow it could also make its own Stealth plane and be more independent from the US. Although it is not impossible, but it would probably be a very expensive venture and time consuming to ...

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