Date: 09 Apr 2001 15:37:05 From: Malcolm Weir <email@example.com> Organization: Little to None References: 1 2 Followups: 1 2
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On 04 Apr 2001 16:41:04 , "Paul Palmer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> caused to appear as if it was written: [ Snip ] >I worked on General Dynamics' F-16XL, which had a double-delta "cranked >arrow" wing. The program was originally called SCAMP, which was an acronym >for 'supersonic cruise at mil power'. Mil power is without afterburner, and >SS cruise without it is something that could not be done on the 1980's >generation of engines. Errr... actually, you need 1960's generation of engines for supercruise! Rolls-Royce/SNECMA Olympus 593, anyone? Still, I don't disagree with your real point! [ Snip ] >Paul Palmer Malc.