• @Person264@lemmings.world
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    13 days ago

    They didn’t even bother moving the other ones away after one was hit? Then there looks to be one painted on the floor at the bottom of the image

      • @doodledup@lemmy.world
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        03 days ago

        I’d say fighter jets are pretty sturdy if you can fly 9Gs in that and can take bullets without crashing. At least the engine should still be intact. It’s probably repairable.

        • @Olhonestjim@lemmy.world
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          They can only pull nine g’s because they are designed to be the lightest possible weight that can pull nine g’s. They are built thin but rigid, sort of like soda cans. Obviously tougher than that, but they’re trivial to poke holes through. And those engines are delicate. I don’t know if one piece of shrapnel would do the trick, but a small amount of damage to a fan blade can cause an imbalance that will rip itself apart at high rpm.

    • Hubi
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      113 days ago

      You don’t need a direct hit to make this a total loss. It’s fucked.