Eurofighter Typhoon F.2

These photos were taken by David Watson

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Photos directly below were taken on 01/07/05 at the Waddington Airshow. This aircraft is a single seat Eurofighter Typhoon F.2 of No 17(R) (Operatinal evaluation unit) sqdn. based at RAF Coningsby. 

Note canard foreplanes resting in down (airbrake) position 2 Stbd forward fuselage strake, canopy & headrest of Martin Baker MK 16 zero - zero ejection seat Radome, hinged to starboard for access

 

Inflight refueling probe housing & radome stbd side Stbd front fuselage view Air data sensors (below radome) Splitter plate & intakes

 

Splitter plate & intakes Aft retracting nose wheel Nose gear Nose gear

 

Nose gear Forward fuseage, semi - reccesed BVR missle carriage Stbd outer short range air to air missile pylon & wingtip electronic warfare pod Stbd main gear front veiw

 

Stbd main gear front veiw Stbd main wheel & outer gear door Stbd Inner gear door Inside view of port main gear & inner gear doors

 

Stbd main gear back view 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 TRD outlets Stbd rear view Note flaps & alerons resting in up position

 

Note flaps & alerons resting in up position 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

 

33 34 Brake parachute door (between exhaust nozzles) Port view of exhaust nozzle

 

Port view of vertical tail fin Port main gear rear view Port main gear rear view Port wingtip electronic countermeasures / electronic surveillance pod

 

MBDA ASRAAM advanced short range air to air missile on port outer pylon 42

Photos and text by David Watson