Skip to comments.6th Generation Swede: The Saab Gripen E
Posted on 05/16/2018 8:31:31 PM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
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I’ll take one in all-white. Needs a CD changer, too.
Plus, go ahead and put on the missiles and drop tanks.
Really playing up the EW aspect.
A CD Changer? That’s so 5th generation. This here is a 6th generation version. It comes with an I-pod nano port and I-heart radio.
and it only takes 4 Allen wrenches to assemble and then do routine maintenance.
Can’t forget a beverage holder.
Powered by the General Electric F414G.
Sure thing, beverage holder upgrade only costs 200,000 dollars.
Impressive, but this advanced technology will be used in the service of an islamized Sweden, if they don’t wake up.
Its a nifty kite.
Looks like Sweden won’t be “the land of blondes” much longer.
Special no spill design for doing acrobatics.
We don’t even wanna know how much the built in Margarita Machine cost.
Better than that Eurofighter crap, anyway.
Not necessary. A superior pilot can maintain a positive 1G load of the airframe, even while performing aerobatics.
Hope their planes are better than their cars...
“... such as the rapid developments in smart phones.”
Wow... seriously? You are comparing the safety critical software of an avionics bay to a cell phone?!
You are comparing the mission systems software to a cell phone?
Dear author, you don’t know spit about flight software.
Hahahahaha! I just KNEW that was what that link was about!
What a great man. My brother, a friend and I got to talk to him for about 15 min at Oshkosh years ago...I was completely impressed with him as a person.
He chatted with us as if we had known him our whole lives, took pictures with us, and was so down to earth and funny it was a real blast and privilege.
We also got to see him do his Shrike Commander show...:)
It is a nice looking plane, but yeah. The ball-washing was a bit much.
In contested skies where there are 5th Gen fighters (of which this is not one) planes like the Gripens will be shot down until the 5th gen fighters run out of missiles. (they have to hope that the airspace is uncontested, or that enough planes are left to complete missions, I would guess)
But hey..it is a nice looking plane.
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