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    Is there currently an F-22 model in service or development which can take from an aircraft carrier?

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    thanks for posting the 'stormy pics.' Unfortunately the sea state was still a bit too placid for me (I know, I'm fussy). Carriers are the kings of the ocean and I want to see them being tested !

    PS. This is a GREAT thread !

    PPS. Excellent 'PUT DOWN' by **** !

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    Anyone else think that the condition of the Admiral K looks awful? the deck looks like it needs a coat of fresh antiskid.

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    Default Russiaan Carriers

    Ok guys a late night post I have rummaged through all my Russian stuff and I've uploaded the best of what I have, I love the Kusnetsov there is just something about her, I never tire of looking at her she may not be as pretty as she once was but all in all still nice lines.

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    **** you never cease to amaze me with the pics you seem to dig up. I too love the uniqueness of the Admiral K. Interesting detail of the deck. Looks like rivets in one of the photos. looks like it would get mighty slippery tho. Anyone else think she looks like she rides high in the water?.

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    this is the shot I was referring to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by firemedic View Post
    this is the shot I was referring to.
    I believee that is the Kiev class aircraft carrying cruiser...

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    correct, it's a KIEV Class

    ps-Peruvian MIGs?
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    Quote Originally Posted by firemedic View Post
    Anyone else think that the condition of the Admiral K looks awful? the deck looks like it needs a coat of fresh antiskid.
    Compared to what I'm use to seeing in my US Navy service she looks like crap. And that's being kind. That flight deck has no 'non-skid" and rusty patches. I can imagine it gets very slick during inclimate weather. Looks real bad. Gotta wonder.. how does the interior of the ship look???

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    Heres a few renderings of a supposed chinese aircraft carrier, notice no angled flight deck similar to the QE class





    And heres the Ulaynovsk class carrier that was under construction in the Soviet Union during its collapse, it was eventually sold for scap by the Ukranians, was to be comparable to American carriers, with combo ski jump and catatpult...



    supposedly the blue prints of this ship were sold to China

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    Quote Originally Posted by bd popeye View Post
    Compared to what I'm use to seeing in my US Navy service she looks like crap. And that's being kind. That flight deck has no 'non-skid" and rusty patches. I can imagine it gets very slick during inclimate weather. Looks real bad. Gotta wonder.. how does the interior of the ship look???
    She was supposed to have been modernized not long before departing for the Mediterranean... How recent are those photos

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cornerstone View Post
    She was supposed to have been modernized not long before departing for the Mediterranean... How recent are those photos
    I wish I had an answer for that. But I do not..

    Those Chinese(PLAN) navy CV drawings are just PLAN "Fanboy" or China watcher dreams. No one really knows what the first indigenous PLAN CV will look like...By the way I'm a super moderator of an English Language Chinese military forum.

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    I like the idea of a multihull carrier ... how feasable is it?

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    I see thanks Popeye, Well heres some carriers that I am sure about...










    Descriptions and more Images here: http://navysite.de/navy/fgallery.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by sp2c View Post
    I like the idea of a multihull carrier ... how feasable is it?
    If the hull is large enough to contain all the supplies, ammo, fuel, crew berthing, messing, medical etc, etc..It may be ok. But how stable would a hull like that be? A CV deck need be as stable as possible to operate aircraft.

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