Originally Posted by jmpdgs
I'm a big fan of the Airfield F5e which as you may know is the real world twin engine predicessor of the F20. I was unaware that only three F20 units were ever produced but I'm anxious to research that and find out why.
Sales!! No launch customer.
As it was aimed at the export market (the US Air Force had the F16). Unfortunately most dictators wanted the same pane that the "Big boys" have, the F16. Never mind that the F20 would have meet their needs better. It all comes down to image!