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Time to be armchair aircraft engineers

...and look for ways to turn the FA-50 into a single-seat F-22 Junior Lite.


  • Reduce radar cross-section with minimal use of radar-absorbing materials
  • Supercruise at Mach 1.3
  • Augment maneuverability across all speeds (basically, have a much smaller turn radius than actual AS fighters and make longer, tighter maneuvers) by coming up with a more robust airframe
  • Close-in weapons (focus on guns as armament)
  • Range and ceiling (must be just equal to a J-15)

The plane is below.


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