Non veni pacem mittere, sed gladium.
That is the Shuttleworth Collection's 1909 Bleriot which they claim is the oldest airworthy airplane in the world. IIRC a Bleriot was the first airplane to cross the English Channel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEnfHh8aJJIAl_in_Ottawa
1909 canvas and wood... and sixty years later Neil, Buzz, (and Mike) went to the moon
You don't get much more minimalist than that.
Wow. Yes, yes, yes.
If they added hard points for the JDAMs it could replace the F-35.
In a heartbeat!jack
Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machineshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05rrOsKsmqM