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Old 9th Nov 2019, 16:29
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F-16GUY
 
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Originally Posted by nzhills View Post
Hi, if you were American and from the 1970's, to do mach 2 required variable geometry intakes. Does anyone know how the Viggen could do it with plain intakes, did it just have so much thrust? Regards Mark
The F-16 from 1974 uses the same simple intake with great succes. Top speed is mach 2.05. It's all about making compromises....
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