Month: February 2013

On multirole aircraft

Basic idea of multirole fighters sounds almost too good to be true: aircraft that can carry out both air to air combat and bomb enemy positions; in some cases, far more. Usual argument for multirole fighters is that it allows… Read More ›

Saab Gripen analysis

Program history SAAB Gripen is a result of relaxed-stability fighter rush initiated by (at the time) revolutionary F-16 fighter aircraft. It is not surprising that SAAB opted for delta-canard layout they themselves pioneered in 1960s, but other options were also… Read More ›