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By Barry Fox How do you convert a standard jet fighter for vertical take-off? British Aerospace—renamed BAE Systems—of Farnborough is patenting (GB 2 341 155) a scheme to modify jets as they are manufactured or refitted. The plane will have ordinary fixed exhausts at the rear—like the Eurofighter. But it will also have a retractable S-shaped pipe stored inside the fuselage which can channel the backward thrust downwards. In level flight,