Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Belly slam airplane

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Take a look at the F-22 Raptor's belly: [link]. Doesn't it look like it would be good at slamming into things? But, unfortunately, it would almost certainly be damaged by doing so.

Therefore, this idea is an airplane with a reinforced belly instead of missile hardpoints/bays, which attacks enemy aircraft by flying directly at them and impacting them, probably using Pugachev's Cobra [link] or a similar maneuver. It probably would have to be unmanned due to the high acceleration and precise control involved.

notexactly, Jan 28 2016

F-22 Raptor belly photos https://www.google....f-22+belly&tbm=isch
[notexactly, Jan 28 2016]

Pugachev's Cobra https://en.wikipedi.../Pugachev%27s_Cobra
[notexactly, Jan 28 2016]


       Extra reinforcement usually extra weight, affecting lift, flight duration, etc.
Vernon, Jan 28 2016

       It would have such problems, but effectively unlimited ammo would be pretty cool.   

       aeronautical melee [+]
Voice, Jan 28 2016

       // Extra reinforcement usually extra weight, affecting lift, flight duration, etc. //   

       So do weapons.
notexactly, Jan 28 2016

       See also "Guardians of the Galaxy"; the scene with the small mining craft smashing through the enemies.
neutrinos_shadow, Jan 28 2016

       Pleasingly demented. Croissant.
calum, Jan 28 2016

       So what exactly are the opposition doing while you're running at them trying to administer a Glasgow Kiss ? Firing off some flavour of standoff guided missile ? Spraying you with 30mm cannon rounds ?   

       Dodging at the last second ... ?
8th of 7, Jan 28 2016


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