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X-32: The Only Plane That Could Crush the F-35 Is the One That Almost Replaced It

05:20 EST 9 Nov 2017 | Yahoo News

X-32: The Only Plane That Could Crush the F-35 Is the One That Almost Replaced ItBuilt to the same specifications, the X-32 and the F-35 had relatively similar performance parameters. Deciding to compete on cost, Boeing designed the X-32 around a single-piece delta wing that would fit all three variants. The X-32 lacked the shaft-driven turbofan lift of the F-35, instead using the same thrust vectoring system as the AV-8 Harrier.


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