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Boeing plots return to next-generation fighter market

Copyright: Boeing Boeing graciously heeded my pleas to interview someone about their 1/16th scale model  and poster (above) at Navy League displaying two concepts for an all-new fighter jet that would appear after 2025. I admit the idea of launching a development program for a new, at least optionally-manned fighter seems ludicrous after the early […]

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Boeing F/A-XX concept walkaround

Something has to replace the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet after 2025. Why not this?I doubt that’s Boeing sales pitch, but, in fairness, I haven’t had an opportunity to discuss this 1/16th scale model — displayed today at the Navy League Sea Air Space Expo 2010 in National Harbor, Md., — with the relevant program staff (No […]

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Boeing shows off sexy new fighter concept

SAINT LOUIS, Missouri — Boeing Phantom Works has revealed a new concept image for an F/A-XX fighter to replace the F/A-18E/F fleet after about 10-15 more years. The two-seat, twin-engine, tailless concept is advertised in the chart below as a “sixth-generation” fighter. The notional — and evolving — definition for a sixth-generation includes such technologies […]

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