Spotters captured an a
McDonnell North American FJ4 rolling off the end of Runway 36 only hours after the same thing happened to an Alabama Air National Guard F-16. If you look closely enough, you can see the FJ4 roll right by the poor F-16, with its nose stuffed into what is now water-logged mud off the end of the runway. This blogger thinks it’s interesting that the FJ4 nose gear didn’t collapse (see bottom photo below), yet the F-16 nose gear did. How’s that for carrier-based fighter engineering, eh?
#OSH11: Tough day for fighters at Oshkosh
By Stephen Trimble on 29 July, 2011 in Uncategorised
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