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Northrop F5E Tiger II

In 1970, Northrop won the International Fighter Aircraft (IFA) competition to replace the F-5A, with better air-to-air performance against aircraft like the Soviet MiG-21. The resultant aircraft, initially known as F-5A-21, subsequently became the F-5E. It had more powerful (5,000 lbf) General Electric J85-21 engines, and had a lengthened and enlarged fuselage, accommodating more fuel.…
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Dogfighting Training F14 vs F5 (Speed & Angels)

This short video clip is taken from the Speed & Angels movie and features an F14 flown by Jay “Faceshot” Consalvi in a 1v1 dogfight with an F5 flown by Francesco “Paco” Chierici. Speed & Angels was produced by Paco and is currently available for purchase on the Apple Store and for FREE in most…
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