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Proposal :: 3rd Generation Jet Fighters
Nito74
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Posted: Sunday, August 06, 2017 - 11:54 PM UTC
Hi everyone !!

How about a 3rd Generation Jet Fighter Campaign ?
Well, we had the 1st and the 2nd will be over this year.
I guess it's a good time to start planning the 3rd Gen Campaign !!

3rd Jet fighter aircraft was the class of fighters developed between the early 1960s to the 1970s.

From wiki's list, feel free to add fighters :

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II United States
Aeritalia F-104S Starfighter Italy
Fiat G.91Y Italy
Dassault Mirage F1 France
IAI Kfir Israel
IAI Nesher Israel *
Saab 37 Viggen Sweden
Mitsubishi F-1 Japan
Atlas Cheetah South Africa
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 'Fishbed' Soviet Union **
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 'Flogger' Soviet Union
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 'Foxbat' Soviet Union
Sukhoi Su-15 'Flagon' Soviet Union
Tupolev Tu-28 'Fiddler' Soviet Union
Shenyang J-8 'Finback' People's Republic of China
HAL Ajeet India

Cancelled projects are allowed too:

Egypt
Helwan HA-300 (maiden flight on March 7, 1964)

France
Dassault Mirage F2 (maiden flight on 12 June 1966)
Dassault Mirage G (maiden flight on 18 November 1967)
Dassault Mirage IIIV (maiden flight on 18 November 1967)

People's Republic of China
Nanchang J-12 (maiden flight on 26 December 1970)

Pakistan
Project Sabre II(Project Abandoned)

Soviet Union
Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-8 (maiden flight on 11 September 1962)
Mikoyan-Gurevich Ye-150/Ye-151/Ye-152 (maiden flight on 10 July 1959)

United Kingdom
Hawker P.1121 (never built)
Hawker Siddeley P.1154 (never built)

United States
Bell D-188A (never built)
Douglas F5D Skylancer (maiden flight on 21 April 1956)
Douglas F6D Missileer (never built)
General Dynamics–Grumman F-111B (maiden flight on 18 May 1965)
Grumman XF12F (never built)
Lockheed CL-1200/X-27 Lancer (never built)
Lockheed YF-12 (maiden flight on 7 August 1963)
North American XF-108 Rapier (never built)
Rockwell XFV-12 (incapable of flight)
Vought XF8U-3 Crusader III (maiden flight on 2 June 1958)
Northrop F-20 Tigershark

West Germany
EWR VJ 101 (maiden flight on 10 April 1963)

* - Despite being based on the Mirage V, it's very similar to the SAF Cheetah.

**- Some later versions are considered 3rd Gen. Jet Fighters

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Any takers on this one ?
betheyn
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 08:30 AM UTC
I would be up for this, Gen 3 was in my eyes the last of the fighters that had "character", apart from the F-15, which is just a massive brute of an aircraft.
Andy
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 02:46 PM UTC

Quoted Text

I would be up for this, Gen 3 was in my eyes the last of the fighters that had "character", apart from the F-15, which is just a massive brute of an aircraft.
Andy


I thought I was the only one that thought that.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
Bigrip74
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 04:07 PM UTC
I'm, up for this one.

Bob
Nito74
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Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 02:58 AM UTC

Quoted Text

I'm, up for this one.

Bob



What will you pick ?

I'm going with a Trumpeter Su-15 or a Mig-25.
Bigrip74
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Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:49 AM UTC
John, I am not sure what I will pick since I do not have one in the stash.

Bob