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RancidRodent

Re: The real Lightning

"how fast could your Lightning do it". The Lightning pilot proudly proclaimed 2 minutes (IIRC). The Typhoon pilot replied, "We can do it in 1 minute 40s". He then paused for dramatic effect, "in dry heat".

TSR 2 with reheat on only one engine left a lighting for dead over forty years ago - progress eh?

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