Re: Made in China

From: John Clark (
Date: Sat Apr 21 2001 - 09:54:36 MDT

Damien Broderick <> Wrote:

>Force experts got their first close-up took at Russia's first-line fighter
> aircraft-and what they saw impressed them.

As I recall they were not all that impressed. Yes, it was faster than anything the USA had
at the time but it maneuvered like a truck not a sports car and it was heavy, very heavy,
thus it had an extremely short range; the Bozos made it out of steel not titanium. What
really flabbergasted them was forget integrated circuits or even transistors, the avionics
used vacuum tubes! Even in 1976 that was archaic.

   John K Clark

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