Walkaround #714

Eurofighter Typhoon F.2

Reference photos by David Watson

Note canard foreplanes resting in down (airbrake) position

 

      

These photos directly below were taken on 01/07/05 at the Waddington Airshow. This aircraft is a single seat Eurofighter Typhoon F.2 of 17(R) sqdn. (Operational evaluation unit), based at RAF Coningsby. 

David Watson

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Photo 2

Stbd forward fuselage strake, canopy & top of Martin Baker MK 16 zero - zero ejection seat
Radome, hinged to starboard for access
Inflight refueling probe housing & radome stbd side

 

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Stbd front fuselage view

Air data sensors (below radome)
Splitter plate & intakes
Splitter plate & intakes

 

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Aft retracting nose wheel

Nose gear
Nose gear
Nose gear

 

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Forward fuselage, semi - reccessed BVR missile carriage

Stbd outer short range missile pylon & wingtip electronic warfare pod

Stbd main gear front view
Stbd main gear front view

 

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Stbd main wheel & outer gear door

Stbd Inner gear door
Inside view of port main gear & inner gear doors
Stbd main gear back view

 

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Stbd flap actuator/chaff & flare launcher

Stbd BAE systems dual towed radar decoy (TRD) wingtip housing

Stbd BAE systems dual towed radar decoy (TRD) wingtip housing
Stbd BAE systems dual towed radar decoy (TRD) wingtip housing

 

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TRD outlets

Stbd rear view
Note flaps & alerons resting in up position
Note flaps & alerons resting in up position

 

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Stbd view of variable - area afterburner nozzles

Interior of eurojet EJ200 afterburning low - bypass turbofan engine nozzles

Interior of eurojet EJ200 afterburning low - bypass turbofan engine nozzles
Photo 33

 

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Photo 34

Brake parachute door (between exhaust nozzles)
Port view of exhaust nozzle
Port view of vertical tail fin

 

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Port main gear rear view

Port main gear rear view
Port wingtip electronic counter measures/electronic surveillance pod
MBDA ASRAAM advanced short range missile on port outer pylon

 

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Photo 42

 

Photos and text by David Watson