A 1970 F-16 Outperforms the 1 Trillion Dollars F-35

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Sat, Jul 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to War is Boring, war games demonstrated that a 1970-built F-16 is still a better fighter jet than the F-35, now reaching 1 trillion dollars in development costs.

The F-35 jockey tried to target the F-16 with the stealth jet’s 25-millimeter cannon, but the smaller F-16 easily dodged. “Instead of catching the bandit off-guard by rapidly pull aft to achieve lead, the nose rate was slow, allowing him to easily time his jink prior to a gun solution,” the JSF pilot complained.

And when the pilot of the F-16 turned the tables on the F-35, maneuvering to put the stealth plane in his own gunsight, the JSF jockey found he couldn’t maneuver out of the way, owing to a “lack of nose rate.”

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