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Dassault Rafale M F3-R "La furieuse"

55.2k BoganBoganTheMan  2.8 years ago
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The Dassault Rafale (French pronunciation: ?[?afal], literally meaning "gust of wind",[11] and "burst of fire" in a more military sense)[12] is a French twin-engine, canard delta wing, multirole fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation. Equipped with a wide range of weapons, the Rafale is intended to perform air supremacy, interdiction, aerial reconnaissance, ground support, in-depth strike, anti-ship strike and nuclear deterrence missions. The Rafale is referred to as an "omnirole" aircraft by Dassault.

In the late 1970s, the French Air Force and Navy were seeking to replace and consolidate their current fleets of aircraft. In order to reduce development costs and boost prospective sales, France entered into an arrangement with UK, Germany, Italy and Spain to produce an agile multi-purpose fighter, the Eurofighter Typhoon. Subsequent disagreements over workshare and differing requirements led to France's pursuit of its own development programme. Dassault built a technology demonstrator which first flew in July 1986 as part of an eight-year flight-test programme, paving the way for the go-ahead of the project. The Rafale is distinct from other European fighters of its era in that it is almost entirely built by one country, involving most of France's major defence contractors, such as Dassault, Thales and Safran.

Many of the aircraft's avionics and features, such as direct voice input, the RBE2 AA active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar and the optronique secteur frontal infra-red search and track (IRST) sensor, were domestically developed and produced for the Rafale programme. Originally scheduled to enter service in 1996, the Rafale suffered significant delays due to post-Cold War budget cuts and changes in priorities. The aircraft is available in three main variants: Rafale C single-seat land-based version, Rafale B twin-seat land-based version, and Rafale M single-seat carrier-based version.

Introduced in 2001, the Rafale is being produced for both the French Air Force and for carrier-based operations in the French Navy. The Rafale has been marketed for export to several countries, and was selected for purchase by the Indian Air Force, the Egyptian Air Force, and the Qatar Air Force. The Rafale has been used in combat over Afghanistan, Libya, Mali, Iraq and Syria. Several upgrades to the weapons and avionics of the Rafale are planned to be introduced by 2018

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controls

group 1 : landing gear
group 2 : arresting hook
group 3 : after burner
group 4 : drop tank

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General Characteristics

  • Successors 2 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 36.0ft (11.0m)
  • Length 49.7ft (15.2m)
  • Height 17.0ft (5.2m)
  • Empty Weight 6,485lbs (2,941kg)
  • Loaded Weight 28,132lbs (12,760kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 3.195
  • Wing Loading 57.4lbs/ft2 (280.1kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 490.4ft2 (45.6m2)
  • Drag Points 1271

Parts

  • Number of Parts 1816
  • Control Surfaces 1
  • Performance Cost 5,514
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    @BoganBoganTheMan possible de l'avoir pour android ?

    one month ago
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    420 Mattvan28

    Hypothetically speaking if someone were to crash this jet on 1st flight. Is there a way to acquire another jet within 5 business days? I told my pilot , if he crashes and dies i am going kill him . He literally thought step 1 was drop the bombs so technically he didnt crash it but he never reported a post incident report and his whereabouts are unknown however we haven't been able to locate him .

    8 months ago
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    @Dllama4
    Rafale > Eurofighter
    (yes, I really reply a 1.6 years old message)

    +1 one year ago
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    4,545 MongooseZiya

    ue ue bagit

    1.7 years ago
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    263 RiceBean

    O u i

    2.0 years ago
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    That’s amazing😂@hRmm

    2.1 years ago
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    588 hRmm

    So,I was locking on a Enemy with my Interceptor and when I fired it,my game stopped for a second and I blew up.

    +2 2.6 years ago
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    588 hRmm

    Does this thing has a cockpit? Its 1816 parts and Im on a Ipad.

    2.6 years ago
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    @Dllama4 can you remove your spotlight please

    +2 2.7 years ago
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    103k Dllama4

    Eurofighter>Rafale

    2.7 years ago
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    Thank you @TOMJeb117

    2.8 years ago
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    @Chenxiang I am confusion

    2.8 years ago
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    @Viper3000ad thank you !

    2.8 years ago
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    14.4k Viper3000ad

    Now I had the opportunity to fly with it. The landing doors are fantastic. The same goes for air imports

    2.8 years ago
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    4,409 Shippy456

    1800 part count? Ohehehehee.... u underestimate my phone’s godly POwER

    2.8 years ago
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    1,426 CapCipher

    Nice job

    2.8 years ago
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    150k Diloph

    Please tell me how you begin the smooth slope from the body to canards a every thing ells

    2.8 years ago
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    1,845 MDippold1995

    @BogdanX why dont you give it a shot. Not saying this in a spiteful way, Im just curious to see your take on getting those elusive curves by the intakes while keeping your typical part efficiency intact (around or below 500 parts)

    2.8 years ago
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    @BoganBoganTheMan no I mean the super good gliding performance is pretty fun imo, no idea if it's realistic though

    2.8 years ago
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    @Destroyerz117 my bad shouldn't have use these engine as they weren't powerful enough and I had to remove a lot of drag to get the right speed

    2.8 years ago
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    @Tessemi I paid the mods

    +2 2.8 years ago
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    Pretty nice to fly, glide performance is ridiculously good which is fun and no major pitch/wobble issues to worry about, super difficult to land on carriers without airbrakes though lol.
    That 500mph glide gets me everytime..

    2.8 years ago
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    Yes, that’s literally the reason I said specify... @Blue0Bull

    2.8 years ago
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    @Dinoairplanes i really don't know what is it with people and criticism on this site... you should be thankful to any one who gives it , its not rude

    +3 2.8 years ago
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    139 Falcon17

    Oops bro ... I've always wanted glass ... take a look and spread on the forum and the site
    https://www.simpleplanes.com/Mods/View/676922/Glass

    2.8 years ago
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