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Old July 9th 04, 03:33 AM
Ian MacLure
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"miket6065" wrote in
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They were so "safe" that the design was redesigned into the F106 to
fix all the problems.


Safety wasn't the problem. Drag was. The F-102 was supposed to be
a supersonic aircraft but wasn't good for much beyond Mach 1.
Area ruling and an increase in power gave us the F-106, easily
capable of Mach 2.

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