In 2025 Boeing Proposes THIS F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Replacement

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  1. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    I can dig it. Though it looks like my Universe Darkwing figure collided with a Movie Starscream and that's the end result. Almost looks like the plane from that movie that had the A.I. and turned on its squadron after it got struck by lightning...

    ~Z
     
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    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    Ah "Stealth" yeah, that was it!

    [​IMG]

    ~Z
     
  4. Darkwing48

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    :crazy: :yuck 
     
  5. Tyrannosaur

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    Sweet! Those planes look nice :D 

    Now if we can only get them to go up into space...
     
  6. Shin Densetsu

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    Oh hell no..STEALTH? Eh...naw I prefer the F/A-XX design
     
  7. grimlock1972

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    seen that pic before, cool fighter
     
  8. Optimus1986

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    Eh, I don't like it. Needs a tail fin. Doesn't look symmetrical enough for my tastes.
     
  9. John_Force

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    I like it, but at the same time, I don't. Like others have said, it needs a tail fin to break up all the flatness. But It does look sleek.
     
  10. rattrap007

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    needs another X on the end... because that thing is sexy..
     
  11. Ace Convoy

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    So the F/A-20????
     
  12. Skullman

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    :sly: Just look at Transformers, I don't trust unmanned mechanical organisms.
     
  13. Shin Densetsu

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    Nope, F-20 is taken by Northrop, was for the canceled Tigershark program(next gen F-5, initially designated F-5G). F/A-37 might be a possibility. Maybe F/A-24.
     
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    this need to be in tf3 nao!
     
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    LOL, I liked Stealth, even have it on Blu Ray.

    *runs*
     
  16. General Magnus

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    Oh, look, the PAK-FA´s future bitch. :p 
     
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    Aesthetically speaking, I hate it. It definitely needs a tail fin.

    However, I'm sure it'll perform well.

    But wasn't the F-35B going to replace the Super Hornet?
     
  18. lars573

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    Not the super Hornet just the regular hornets.
     
  19. Bumblethumper

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    Looks nice, if a bit bland, but I'm just not convinced we still need fighter planes in this day and age.

    They're such a massive investment of resources, and by the time they actually make it into service, they're practically obsolete.
     
  20. Shin Densetsu

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    F-35B is replacing the Harrier in Marine service, F-35C is replacing the F/A-18C Legacy Hornets in the Navy.
     

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