erm... is that _actually_ just a jet fighter with its wings chopped off? ^-^
Yea its an F-104 Starfighter
I just spent 10 min signing up and logging on to make a comment, only to find two comments saying what I thought!
Another name for the F- 104 or CF-104 in Canada, was "the widowmaker" the plane had a real problem with flat spins and stalling ..... I hope for their sake this isn't a foreshadow for things to come.
Mr. Ramjet- yes, it killed a lot of people. but that's because its low-speed handling wasn't very good because of its small wings. The car doesn't fly, and has no wings, therefore the wings should not be a problem.
wow that is so cool why cant they make cars like that street legal
Mr. Scotty Boi
How do they prevent F.O.D from destroying the engine. Picture # 5 shows a dust trail that appears to be entering the inlets. A tiny stone and their expensive engines won't even be able to out suck my hoover.
The low-speed handling characteristics (typical during takeoff and landing phase - ie, close to the ground) combined with the fact the ejection system fired DOWN to keep the pilot from "meeting" the high T-tail made low altitude ejections a real treat.
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