From TFX to Turkeys


In honor of the 42 anniversary of the first flight of the F-14, SteeljawScribe linked his three part series on the TFX programmatic disaster that lead to the Turkey. It’s a great read. Grab a cuppa, and settle in.

Part I

Part II

Part III

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2 responses to “From TFX to Turkeys

  1. azmrmacs

    And DoD didn’t learn from the TFX program, hence we have the Turkey II. Er, um, Lightening II a.k.a. JSF, F-35.

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  2. Esli

    I like seeing the competitors in the third installment. Funny how none of them look as nice as a Tomcat. I’m curious just how much aesthetics ultimatey plays into the final decsion.

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