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F-35 'incomparable' to Harrier jump jet, top test pilot tells El Reg

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Re: I think it was well known....

" I think they're were pretty much at the limits of what you could do with the Pegasus engine as well which would make improvements in thrust challenging"

But they were thinking on the lines of a grown-up Pegasus with either a Spey or Olympus core, which would have massively increased thrust. Would have required a new larger airframe, and the MOD weren't interested.

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