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rec.aviation.military Frequently Asked Questions (part 1 of 5)
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Section A.  Preliminaries
    A.1.  Introduction
    A.2.  Table of contents
    A.3.  A note on character sets
    A.4.  Common abbreviations
    A.5.  Conversion factors

Section B.  Current Projects
    B.1.  A/F-X
    B.2.  Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey
    B.3.  Boeing/Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche
    B.4.  Dassault Rafale
    B.5.  Eurofighter 2000
  * B.6.  JAST
 ** B.7.  LCA
    B.8.  Lockheed/Boeing F-22
    B.9.  McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster III
    B.10.  Mikoyan 1.42
    B.11.  Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit
  * B.12.  Saab JAS 39 Gripen
    B.13.  Shenyang J-8/F-8
 ** B.14.  X-32
    B.15.  Yakovlev Yak-41/141 "Freestyle"

Section C.  Contemporary Aircraft
    C.1.  Why is the "stealth fighter" called F-117 instead of F-19?
  * C.2.  Does the USAF have a hypersonic spyplane called "Aurora"?
    C.3.  What's a TR-3?
    C.4.  Why wasn't the B-1 or B-2 used in Desert Storm?
    C.5.  Is fighter X better than fighter Y?
    C.6.  Why was the YF-22 chosen over the YF-23?
    C.7.  Did someone buy Grumman?
    C.8.  Why do recent articles refer to the "Lockheed F-16"?
    C.9.  Whatever happened to the F/A-16?
  * C.10.  Why do some aircraft have gold-tinted canopies?
    C.11.  Why do USAF aircraft have tailhooks?
  * C.12.  What's the composition of an aircraft carrier's air wing?
  * C.13.  What's happened to the former USSR's aircraft carriers?
  * C.14.  What's an Su-35?
 ** C.15.  What were the "new" fighters in _Hot Shots_?
 ** C.16.  Why do the USAF/USN use incompatible refuelling systems?
    C.17.  What air-to-air missiles are in service?

Section D.  Post-War Aircraft
    D.1.  Is aircraft X still in service?
    D.2.  Did one of the XB-70 prototypes crash during a photo shot?

Section E.  World War II Aircraft
  * E.1.  What jet aircraft were the Germans working on during WW2?
    E.2.  How "stealthy" was the wooden Mosquito?

Section F.  Books and Sources
    F.1.  What good books are there on air combat?
    F.2.  Where can I get a pilot's manual for aircraft X?
    F.3.  What FTP sites have aircraft pictures and related material?
    F.4.  What military aviation related mailing lists are available?

Section G.  Museums and Warbirds
  * G.1.  Where can I see surviving examples of famous aircraft?

Section H.  Aircraft Designations
    H.1.  American aircraft designations
    H.2.  US Navy aircraft designations (pre-1962)
    H.3.  USAF/USN fighters and attack aircraft
    H.4.  American missile designations
 ** H.5.  American electronic systems designations
    H.6.  Russian aircraft designations
    H.7.  Russian aircraft codenames
    H.8.  Russian missile designations and codenames
    H.9.  British aircraft designations
  * H.10.  Canadian aircraft designations
  * H.11.  Chinese aircraft designations
    H.12.  German aircraft designations (WW2)
    H.13.  Japanese aircraft designations and codenames (WW2)
    H.14.  Swedish aircraft designations

Section J.  Notes
    J.1.  Reference books
    J.2.  Magazines
    J.3.  Acknowledgements

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