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Won't several layers of RAM paint make the parts bigger, therefore possibly filling some of the gaps?
The control surface gaps will probably be filled with dedicated flexible dressings, like on the F-22. Some gaps are intentional, like the ones at the intake-body foremost junction, and filling those would be purely aesthetic.
 

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The control surface gaps will probably be filled with dedicated flexible dressings, like on the F-22. Some gaps are intentional, like the ones at the intake-body foremost junction, and filling those would be purely aesthetic.
That is the case. Look at the horizontal stab. It can be seen, though TAI takes it on and off frequently.

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MMU doesn't look nearly as agile as F22 and F22 has bigger wingspan than MMU despite smaller size. I seriously hope MMU can lose some weight and be made more agile. It looks like F22 but operational wise its gonna perform like F15 I feel like
 

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MMU doesn't look nearly as agile as F22 and F22 has bigger wingspan than MMU despite smaller size. I seriously hope MMU can lose some weight and be made more agile. It looks like F22 but operational wise its gonna perform like F15 I feel like
Knowing what the F-15 is and can do, that'd be the greatest leap forward for HvKK since F-16 was introduced. 104 to 0 baby.
If MMU can be a 2030s LO F-15 with all the avionic goodies, that'd be more than what we could want and some more.
 

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MMU doesn't look nearly as agile as F22 and F22 has bigger wingspan than MMU despite smaller size. I seriously hope MMU can lose some weight and be made more agile. It looks like F22 but operational wise its gonna perform like F15 I feel like
I think it would be little more agile than F15.

With domestic engine solution, I hope they introduce TVC for later blocks.
 

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MMU doesn't look nearly as agile as F22 and F22 has bigger wingspan than MMU despite smaller size. I seriously hope MMU can lose some weight and be made more agile. It looks like F22 but operational wise its gonna perform like F15 I feel like
Wingspan isn't everything. TF-X has been designed with HIGH maneuverability in mind.
 

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At this point I want to bring up this earlier post of mine regarding the agility of the TFX.

Kızılelma rocks, TFX follows !

Prf. Hayrani Öz made the calculations and I made the data conversions and visualization.
Which plane makes the level roll turn easier.
The larger the polygon area the better the performance.
TFX engine power increases will make it even more agile.

Maneuverability Comparison of Fighter Jets
 

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Until now, the reason for the early first flight was touted as a learning experience for the engineers to see their design in the air and outside of their computers, so that process would be faster. Kotil also previously iterated the cold war method of building jets. Fast and numerous. He previously said that first flight tests would happen in 2023 and there would be more time for tests on the actual frame but the serial production timeline would not change.

This sentence tho, goes wholly against what was said previously. He literally says "everything". Icarus too once flew a bit close to the sun, and got burned.
 
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