Skip to comments.Why Iranís New Home-Grown Stealth Fighter Will Never Get Off the Ground
Posted on 02/04/2013 7:47:52 PM PST by Corporate Democrat
On Feb. 1, 2013, Iran unveiled its indigenous fighter jet named "Qaher 313″. The prototype of the Q-313 (or F-313 according to the stencils applied to the aircraft), was presented to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and publicly displayed as part of the Ten-Day Dawn ceremonies held in Iran to celebrate the 1979′s victory of the Islamic Revolution.
In the previous days, the Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi had said, "The aircraft will be different from the other fighter jets Iran has already made." Iran's new fighter jet doesn't look like any we've ever seen before. Turns out, as The Aviationist explains, that's because it maybe possibly almost definitely can't fly.
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Look at the back of that thing. It’s a boat with a top on it.
“We patrol the skies and then go salmon fishing.”
...or the giant burqa on it makes it hard to see.
Iran stealth fighter?
modern design, formed of a composite created with a mixture of camel dung and sheep shit, fired over burned blown out auto tires. And encased in a burka.
Can you just smell it? hee hee hee
It’s the Iranian equivalent of our Amusement Park “Bumper Car”.
Their “Bumper Car” game consists of bumping into “Infidels” and running women drivers off the road. (Happened to my sister-in-law in Saudi Arabia).
Also consists of running over “Joosz” and turning them into “roadkill”.
And to scare car drivers who have rearview mirrors, they have painted Helen Thomas’ face on the hoods of their cars.
Entrance tickets cost 50 Dinars or two sheep.
You beat me by 25 seconds.
If this plane never gets off the ground, it'll be because Israel takes it out.
Well, if Allah wills then it will fly...
The Navy had the exact same problem with the A-12 in 1990.
Fortunately for taxpayers Cheney as Defense Secretary canceled it.
I’ve never pretended to be an engineeran outright impossibility when you do arithmetic on this many fingersbut that looks to me like an Iranian copy of a Russian copy of an American comic book rendition of a U.S. Air Force jet.
I’ll wait for the bus to get here, thanks all the same.
OMG! Did you watch the video? It’s so.....um....cute.
A funny thing about Arabs and Persians, they are culturally foolish enough to believe their own bullshite.
Styrofoam or paper mache.
Look how thick the rear wing leading edge is. What speed is this supposed to fly at, 200 kts?
Look how small the engine inlets are. Any low speed performance? What about at high angles of attack, the pressure wave coming off the fuselage "hull" is going to starve them for airflow, causing a compressor stall.
This doesn't look like a serious design.
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