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  1. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    When the Rafale was designed VLO was not on the table and they had no concept of designing stealth into the Rafale. One of the reasons...

    Jul 28, 2017 at 1:08 AM
  2. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    So you believe its smarter to buy the Rafale,, perhaps marginally better the F16 for 240 million at up to 3.5 percent a year for...

    Jul 28, 2017 at 1:04 AM
  3. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Flying White Elephant.

    GBU-53/B (Small Diameter Bomb II) Type Bomb Place of origin United States Service history In service 2017 (planned)[1] Used by United...

    Jul 27, 2017 at 8:49 PM
  4. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a life time. Seems to me that India could buy the F16...

    Jul 27, 2017 at 8:29 PM
  5. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    If active cancellation was effective, the USA would just add it to their B52 bombers, and F15 and F16s, if the French had it they would...

    Jul 27, 2017 at 8:23 PM
  6. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Flying White Elephant.

    At this point am sure the F35 is going to be fine, expect some day their will be dozens of allies flying the F35, will allow the USA to...

    Jul 27, 2017 at 6:44 AM
  7. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Flying White Elephant.

    TOP GUNS Revealed, the awesome firepower of Donald Trump’s £77m F-35A stealth fighter jets that are ready to strike fear into Putin from...

    Jul 27, 2017 at 6:41 AM
  8. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Flying White Elephant.

    https://youtu.be/N3ggdVV998Q AWESOME F-35 IN ACTION

    Jul 27, 2017 at 6:36 AM
  9. Averageamerican liked sunstersun's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    [ATTACH] F-35 RCS is actually outdated, it's confirmed to be stealthier than the F-22. Which would make sense really.

    upload_2017-7-26_18-9-49.png Jul 27, 2017 at 3:44 AM
  10. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    Comparing Rafale to 47 year old helicopter technology seems about right.

    Jul 27, 2017 at 3:26 AM
  11. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    Evidently Spectra is scam that Dassault pushing which uses some old technology called active cancellation.

    Jul 27, 2017 at 12:52 AM
  12. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    Spectra: Active cancellation doesn't work, it is the same kind of BS as plasma stealth, which sound very cool in theory but with basic...

    Jul 27, 2017 at 12:01 AM
  13. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    F-35 Passes 100,000 Hour Mark with No Crashes [IMG] Kyle Mizokami , Popular Mechanics•July 26, 2017 [IMG] Photo credit: U.S. Air...

    Jul 26, 2017 at 11:31 PM
  14. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    You learned wrong.

    Jul 26, 2017 at 8:01 AM
  15. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    When you only make 11 parts a year, it does not take many people but that's why it costs 240 million plus a plane.

    Jul 26, 2017 at 3:33 AM
  16. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Hard to go from hand production to mass production.

    Jul 26, 2017 at 12:51 AM
  17. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    11 Rafales per month, in the real world 11 Rafales a year.

    Jul 25, 2017 at 11:59 PM
  18. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://youtu.be/kCW36YU9cO4

    Jul 25, 2017 at 10:51 PM
  19. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://youtu.be/MAYRqnituwc

    Jul 25, 2017 at 10:50 PM
  20. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Horse manure, the end of the Rafale depended on exports, it was about to be shut down until India and Egypt threw them a life line.

    Jul 25, 2017 at 10:44 PM
  21. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    India could never do it, no matter what they did. Would take more then five years to build the manufacturing facility to build them...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 10:38 PM
  22. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    Would be far more likely that USA would back and support India then India would ever support the USA, much more likely that the USA...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 10:24 PM
  23. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Flying White Elephant.

    Dassault is well knowen to pay bribes, not Lockheed Martin. Its hard for Indias to understand the fear of major USA corporations to...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 10:19 PM
  24. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    [IMG] Just the beginning of manuals for a jet plane, must be interesting to have them in France, Russian, Hindu, English, etc.

    Jul 25, 2017 at 8:46 PM
  25. Averageamerican replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft.

    What India needs to do is buy the F16 lock stock and barrel, Appoint an Air Power Czar to clean up the mess that HAL has made, fire...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 8:40 PM
  26. Averageamerican liked sunstersun's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    No other option really for the Spanish if they want STOVL aircraft. Their "carrier," is only suitable to launch them. Belgium and...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 8:32 PM
  27. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    We already have several generation of stealth bombers, why build another one, its a strike fighter, in most cases opposing planes will...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:49 AM
  28. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Lasers Could Be Coming To The F-35 [IMG] [IMG] By Patrick Tucker Read bio October 6, 2015 Topics Technology Air Force...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:41 AM
  29. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    It was never planned the F35 would be perfect from day one and provisions were made to update earlier versions of the F35 and constantly...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:35 AM
  30. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Agility is a turd those that don't have stealth keep polishing, USA builds planes for war not stunt flying. The F15 and F16 total kill...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:28 AM
  31. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Is any one here really dumb enough to figure that the USA can solve any problem it runs in to. The problem has already been fixed, just...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:23 AM
  32. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Funny I never heard or read that any one though India would disappear or not survive, most people figured it would just be a mess,...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:13 AM
  33. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    US allies or the USA is not likely to be fighting a war in its own, that's what the word allies means. In this case its a case of the...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:11 AM
  34. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    F35 is coming along, expensive and problems but that's life, Murphy's Law, every thing takes longer and costs more then expected. So...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 1:00 AM
  35. Averageamerican liked sunstersun's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAq6oMG7DoE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Pgiq-TlmSo Pierre Sprey who I see often cited on the...

    Jul 25, 2017 at 12:52 AM
  36. Averageamerican replied to the thread Russian Air Force: News, Updates & Discussion.

    Russia is hardly a great power. It has nuclear weapons, but ultimately these are of little practical value. Continued rearmament depends...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 10:11 PM
  37. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Flying White Elephant.

    After the USA came over an won the war.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 6:49 PM
  38. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Sukhoi Su-30MKI HAL Tejas Mikoyan MiG-29 Dassault Mirage 2000 France Jaguar Mikoyan MiG-27ML Bahadur MiG-27ML...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 6:27 AM
  39. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Any reason India would be an exception.

    Jul 24, 2017 at 5:27 AM
  40. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    GLOBAL EXPANSION A dozen nations are seeking upwards of 3,000 F-35s up to 2030, and Lockheed is scaling up significantly over the next...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:20 AM
  41. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    ANALYSIS: Next-gen simulation preps F-35 units for battle SOURCE: FlightGlobal.com BY: James Drew Washington DC The Lockheed Martin...

    Jul 24, 2017 at 3:18 AM
  42. Averageamerican replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    July 21/17: Saab’s JAS-39 Gripen has been pulled [IMG] Sweden pulled out of Belgium’s fighter competition, leaving Brussels with the...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 10:46 PM
  43. Averageamerican replied to the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    Jul 21, 2017 @ 11:56 AM 8,531 Loren Thompson , FORBES Why The F-35 Fighter Will Be The U.S. Army's Best Friend In A Future European...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 10:27 PM
  44. Averageamerican liked BMD's post in the thread F-35 Lightning II : News & Discussions.

    [IMG] 70713-N-LG762-046 ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 13, 2017) An F-35B Lightning II joint strike fighter prepares to take off from the flight...

    Jul 23, 2017 at 10:26 PM
  45. Averageamerican replied to the thread The Flying White Elephant.

    La Fayette was about the last war that France won, Egypt, Qatar , India and the French are all knowen for their excellent military.

    Jul 23, 2017 at 7:59 PM