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Dragon's jet blast deflectors - OK for a Forrestal class?

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bootneck42
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Dragon's jet blast deflectors - OK for a Forrestal class?

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I would like to do a launch scene onboard a Forrestal class carrier and would like to know if the Jet Blast Deflector (JBD) in Dragon's kit #4003 F/A-18 with carrier deck would be suitable. I don't know if the JBD sizes/design changed between the super-carriers, so not sure if that JBD was for a later type such as the Nimitz. Any US carrier experts know the answer?

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Mike
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Re: Dragon's jet blast deflectors - OK for a Forrestal class

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I would say yes, as long as the "Shooters Station" is the open hatch version, with the shooter sitting on the deck. The all-enclosed station, I would think, is more for the 'super carriers'...

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Re: Dragon's jet blast deflectors - OK for a Forrestal class

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Thanks Matt, I did wonder about that station and whether it should be one or both. Your response has clarified that.

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Mike
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