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English Electric Lightning F.6

4,229 uminchu  3.5 years ago
Auto Credit Based on mikoyanster's 50sChallengeReborn - Starting!!!

Maker - English Electric (BAC)
First Flight - 1957
Introduction - 1959

Lightning is a British supersonic fighter manufactured by English Electric and first flying on April 4, 1957
It was actually deployed in 1960

In F Mk.6, the adoption of new main wing, much larger ventral fuel tank, overwing tank, etc. improved the cruising performance.

Later on the front of the ventral fuel tank was equipped with 30 mm Aden revolver 2 gates.

Retired from the front line of June, 1988, 28 years since F Mk.1 was deployed in the actual battle.

General Characteristics
Crew: one
Length: 55 ft 3 in (16.8 m)
Wingspan: 34 ft 10 in (10.6 m)
Height: 19 ft 7 in (5.97 m)
Wing area: 474.5 ft² (44.08 m²)
Empty weight: 31,068 lb (14,092 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 45,750 lb (20,752 kg)
Powerplant: 2 × Rolls-Royce Avon 301R afterburning turbojets
Dry thrust: 12,530 lbf (55.74 kN) each
Thrust with afterburner: 16,000 lbf (71.17 kN) each

Controls
AG 1 = Missile Release
AG 2 = Tank Release
AG 8 = Beacon light on/off
Trim = Flaps

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I'm sorry, if it is not a 50's plane

I'm not good at English, so I'm using a Google translation.
I'm sorry if it is difficult to read

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Predecessor 50sChallengeReborn - Starting!!!
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 25.1ft (7.7m)
  • Length 37.4ft (11.4m)
  • Height 13.1ft (4.0m)
  • Empty Weight 4,351lbs (1,973kg)
  • Loaded Weight 8,794lbs (3,989kg)

Performance

  • Wing Loading 24.8lbs/ft2 (120.9kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 355.2ft2 (33.0m2)
  • Drag Points 4903

Parts

  • Number of Parts 165
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    24.7k Mustang51

    No problem man! You deserve it @uminchu

    2.9 years ago
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    4,229 uminchu

    @Mustang51 Thank you for your upvotes and follows! :D

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    24.7k Mustang51

    Aaaaaaand you have a new follower. Really fantastic!

    2.9 years ago
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    Evaluation

    Handling, stability, agility :: 9 points penalty - 2 points
    Realistic model and behaviour :: 7 points
    Details, paint and accesories :: 6 points
    Build quality ::7 points
    Personal impression :: 7 points
    Description ::7 points

    Total points :: 41

    Rules :: Meet the rules - But exceed agility parameter for this decade
    Status :: Accepted

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    4,620 Alien

    @uminchu you're welcome!

    3.4 years ago
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    4,229 uminchu

    @Alien Thank you so much! :D

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    4,620 Alien

    From an ex-Lightning jock, very well done! A few non realistic issues, but I love the handling and the 74 Sqn markings. Looking forward to more of your builds.

    3.4 years ago
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    30.2k soundwave

    @uminchu no problem!

    3.4 years ago
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    6,434 LEOPARDtec

    @uminchu North problem mate, no problem

    3.5 years ago
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    4,229 uminchu

    @LEOPARDtec @BaconRoll Thank you so much!

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    30.2k soundwave

    This is perfect!

    3.5 years ago
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    6,434 LEOPARDtec

    @uminchu Brilliant plane!! One of my favourites in real life

    3.5 years ago
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    4,229 uminchu

    @ThomasRoderick Thank you! :D I'm Japanese

    3.5 years ago
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    4,229 uminchu

    @ThePilotDude @CRJ900Pilot Thank you!

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    35.4k ThePilotDude

    Very nice!

    3.5 years ago
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    32.0k CRJ900Pilot

    Cool!

    3.5 years ago
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    Nice build! Given you said that you are not good at English, could you please tell me where are you from? Thanks!

    3.5 years ago