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Aviation experts say new Iranian stealth
jet is a pathetic hoax that can’t even fly

New York Post, by Andy Soltis

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 2/8/2013 10:14:40 AM

From the loony regime that just figured how to shoot a monkey into space: Iran now claims it has its own homemade, radar-beating stealth fighter jet. But aviation and defense experts say the tiny one-seater looks like a toy and might not even be able to fly — calling it a “laughable fake.” Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad unveiled the Qaher F313 at a Tehran hangar last week and called it “one of the most advanced” aircraft in the world. But the experts said it was too small for a human pilot —

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 2/8/2013 10:17:30 AM     (No. 9165479)

How many rubber bands does it have?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: viking diver, 2/8/2013 10:22:47 AM     (No. 9165492)

Rubber bands would be advanced technology, its more along the lines of a paper airplane.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Conservativegirl, 2/8/2013 10:22:59 AM     (No. 9165493)

I´m retired AF, but you don´t need to be to come to the same conclusion. It´s too small, looks like the control panel is incomplete and without detail, and maybe the canopy wouldn´t close without hitting the pilot´s head. It looks a lot like the gasoline driven mini F-16s AF recruiters use to drive kids around in at air shows, for pete´s sake! How pathetic.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: fleetusa, 2/8/2013 10:32:03 AM     (No. 9165516)

I´m not sure they have any fighter pilots willing to fly against our jets. I remember the Iraqi pilots were quick to get out of the way too.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jt26, 2/8/2013 10:36:43 AM     (No. 9165531)

The flying carpets cannot avoid our radar.
Nice try turban heads.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: coldoc, 2/8/2013 10:45:05 AM     (No. 9165550)

Is that model cement all over the canopy? Somebody´s been doing a little sniffing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: artman1746, 2/8/2013 11:02:50 AM     (No. 9165588)

Obamacare and global warming are both a worse hoax than the Iranian monkey in space or their stealth jet. So why are WE laughing.

The common thread here is both Iran and the U.S. have a press complicit in perpetrating frauds on the citizens; Iran by force and here voluntarily.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Dragonslayer2, 2/8/2013 11:05:32 AM     (No. 9165591)

Too small for a human pilot, but maybe it was tailored to fit OckmaDinnerjacket.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: horacer, 2/8/2013 11:07:16 AM     (No. 9165592)

Ahmadinejad lies 24-7. It´s what he does best. If the jet was real there´d have been close ups.

How do you make an Iranian airliner? Balsa wood and rubber bands.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 2/8/2013 11:16:48 AM     (No. 9165605)

I am no aviation expert.

However, this appears to be a fiberglass mockup. From what I can see, is there is no latch on the front of the canopy, therefore, closure the for canopy would all be forced from the rear; I don´t see how torquing down on the rear of a canopy that looks like that would allow for any kind of sealing or closure at speed.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 2/8/2013 11:19:26 AM     (No. 9165618)

Ya sure, when camels fly.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/8/2013 12:38:03 PM     (No. 9165809)

Iran possesses a most potent and unanswerable stealth weapon against the US. It resides at 1600 Penn. Av.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: veritas, 2/8/2013 1:29:23 PM     (No. 9165888)

A "Stealth fighter jet"? W-a-a-a-y-y beyond their reach.

"[T]he Qaher F313....

First, the Muslim world has to solve its endless "U" shortage ["Qaher"].

#6: Yeah, an Iranian scam all right. No competent model kit builder uses cement to attach a canopy, not even solvent cement [the vapors craze the clear styrene]. And applying Future floor wax to the model´s canopy is a must for improving the verisimilitude. Amateurs! [In the worst sense, that is.]

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Reply 14 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/8/2013 2:15:44 PM     (No. 9165987)

#12 quote of the day!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 2/8/2013 4:42:11 PM     (No. 9166235)

No wonder that poor little monkey had to be patched up with duct tape. That thing doesn´t look um, safe.

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