Title - Advanced Tactical Fighters

Grumman X-31 The X-31 is capable of some radical manoeuvres

The X-31is a thrust vectoring fighter with some pretty fancy moves, including the Herbst manoeuver and the J-turn, in which the aircraft reverses course 180 degrees in an incredibly short space.
You'll really need a programmable joystick to take advantage of the thrust vectoring, which operates in the pitch and yaw axes.

Even Advanced Fighter designs can get their tails whooped by conventional designs! (Yes that's me in front! )!

MiG-29 gives the X-29 a run for it's money!

Flight envelope for the X-31

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