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Offline Acree

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #15 on: April 19, 2018, 12:09:37 PM »
The US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) use Cessna Citation 550s equipped with AN/APG 66 radar and other sensors on intercept duties. See here: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/FS_2015_C-550%20Citation.pdf

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #16 on: April 19, 2018, 12:20:33 PM »
What about Contingency Fighter's aka Emergency Fighter adoption of business jets for military roles eg: Interceptor / Ground Attack? Or has this already been done in other forums? (if so, I apologise, and please disregard)


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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #17 on: April 20, 2018, 11:34:57 AM »
What about Contingency Fighter's aka Emergency Fighter adoption of business jets for military roles eg: Interceptor / Ground Attack? Or has this already been done in other forums? (if so, I apologise, and please disregard)


M. A. D

Dime-a-dozen in Whif-verse, and not uncommon in the “real world”, and all far
more boring than the reverse: bizjets/exec aircraft based on military aircraft.

Well the original Lear was based on a fighter / ground attack aircraft and the Mystere business jets were evolved from the like Nb armed fighters.

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #18 on: April 20, 2018, 12:44:35 PM »
Yep, the Learjet, especially the Model 23, uses the wings, tail surfaces, and tip tanks of the FFA P-16.  The wings on the Models 23/24/25, 28/29, 35/36, 55, 60 all share this ancestry.  Only the comparatively recent Model 45 has a new wing.

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #19 on: April 21, 2018, 01:52:09 AM »
It would be interesting to see some other fighters developed into business jets:

  • Mirage III/2000?
  • Mirage F.1
  • F-4 Phantom II
  • F-104
  • F-14
  • F-16
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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #20 on: April 21, 2018, 01:53:20 AM »
Speaking of which, here is a theoretical F-111 Executive jet I did ages ago:

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #21 on: April 21, 2018, 01:55:20 AM »
And there was the real world MiG-25 proposal:

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #22 on: April 21, 2018, 02:31:07 AM »
Then there's Cessna's Model 407/407A derivatives of the T-37 as well as the "executive transport" version of the F-106 that Convair proposed (really want to model that one in 1/48).  For that matter, there's the TU-116, a more direct conversion of a TU-95 airframe for a special personnel transport than the TU-114 airliner.

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #23 on: April 21, 2018, 02:38:37 AM »
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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #24 on: April 21, 2018, 04:33:49 AM »
Another conversion:

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #25 on: April 21, 2018, 08:44:45 AM »
I think that Vampire BizJet would look right at home with Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds. 
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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2018, 08:40:14 AM »
More SARO, two of the different configurations studied during the P195 & P202 design
process.


Four engines buried in the rear fuselage, tiltable for short takeoff.

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #27 on: May 05, 2018, 02:42:58 AM »
Regional STOL

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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #28 on: May 05, 2018, 03:32:38 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Business and regional jets
« Reply #29 on: May 05, 2018, 09:25:49 AM »
Speaking of which, here is a theoretical F-111 Executive jet I did ages ago:




Greg, may I ask for your licence to build this one day? ??? 8)