Comparing P-38 v/s F-35

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  1. Grampa

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    Here's a comaring view of a P-38 to an F-35
     

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    Looks like a F-35A and a P-38F.
     
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    #5 imalko, Aug 6, 2009
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    Nice photo indeed. However, apart from tricycle landing gear I fail to see any other family resemblance. :)
     
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    made me think of that they are quite comparable in the sense of both being heavy fighters capable of striking deep into enemy territory. Then again, one can also compare it with the British Lightning: a very fast climbing interceptor.


    Kris
     
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    Nice shot! 8)
     
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    well, they both have 2 powerplants
     
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    Both pretty dam beautiful!
     
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    No thats a F-35A, a conventinal takoff and landing.

    The 2 engined one is the F-35B.

    And the Aircraft carrier one is a F-35C.
     
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    The F-35 does not have 2 engines. It has a lift fan powered by the main engine.
     
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    Thank you Joe, That is what I kinda ment.
     
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    cool photo Dark..

    it sucks that a Goose sucked into the intake can turn that beautiful engine into a a cloud of metal shards.

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    What does that front section do ?? Is that also for lift ?? Or what is that ??

    Kris
     
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    It produces lift...
     
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    I like seeing the size comparrison... The P-38 was a large aircraft it seems, it looks like it has a longer wingspan the the F-35
     
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    Does anyone else while looking at the picture of P-38 and F-35 gets a feeling it's a diorama?
     
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