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  1. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    What is this famous radar? Is it operational? is it an EASA top edge one?

    Feb 26, 2017 at 2:32 AM
  2. BON PLAN liked PeegooFeng41's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Thats the point, France any day is better suited as a defense partner for India compared to Sweden. With Sweden you get a plane, with...

    Feb 26, 2017 at 2:32 AM
  3. BON PLAN replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    from 0.55 to 1.12 (it's slighly less than 20 seconds)

    Feb 26, 2017 at 2:31 AM
  4. BON PLAN replied to the thread LCA Tejas Multirole Aircraft.

    A 180° in nearly 20 seconds.... The roll rate is low. If not, it FLY !

    Feb 25, 2017 at 5:08 PM
  5. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Please use the entire sentence Bro : "What is the weight of sweden ? no full member of UN, small country... Politically India has few to...

    Feb 25, 2017 at 4:59 PM
  6. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    h The Gripen A,B,C,D use the PS-05/A radar. This radar was developped by Ericsson (sweden) with GEC Marconi (GB and I think now...

    Feb 25, 2017 at 4:49 PM
  7. BON PLAN liked halloweene's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    F-2 program was deadly expensive and production line is closed.

    Feb 25, 2017 at 4:43 PM
  8. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It's a old photo. Rafale 303 ....

    Feb 24, 2017 at 8:52 PM
  9. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    radar is Selex ES-05 Raven. Selex is not SAAB, nor swedish.

    Feb 24, 2017 at 8:50 PM
  10. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    It's not a question of size ( :);)), it's just that SAAB and the Swedish govt don't have all the keys so as to give a good ToT. Engine,...

    Feb 24, 2017 at 8:47 PM
  11. BON PLAN replied to the thread New Member Introduction (From Oct 2016).

    Hi ! welcome.

    Feb 23, 2017 at 1:10 PM
  12. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    What is the weight of sweden ? no full member of UN, small country... Politically India has few to gain with. What is the weight of...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 1:09 PM
  13. BON PLAN liked randomradio's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Yes and no. The MKI is still a heavy and expensive bird and requires more maintenance. Rafale is lighter, easier and cheaper to...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 12:31 AM
  14. BON PLAN liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Dassault Aviation and Reliance Seal Their Engagement MARJORIE CESSAC The 17/02 at 06:00 Share by mail After India ordered 36 Rafale, the...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 12:27 AM
  15. BON PLAN liked somedude's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Rafale is superior to F-15 anyway. For a country that doesn't add a "political factor" to their evaluation, there will never be any...

    Feb 23, 2017 at 12:16 AM
  16. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Boeing choose to present SH18 only.

    Feb 23, 2017 at 12:15 AM
  17. BON PLAN liked halloweene's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Because it is a heavy fighter, not medium?

    Feb 23, 2017 at 12:15 AM
  18. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    What link with Rafale MII ?.... the news never speak of Rafale.

    Feb 22, 2017 at 12:37 PM
  19. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Why under the table ? All on the table my dear. France is never afraid to defy USA (and GB). just a small real history : During...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 6:38 PM
  20. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    the answer is simple : money ! It costs a lot to developp a nuclear reactor, specially for a so short qty.

    Feb 21, 2017 at 3:23 PM
  21. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Strange... very strange.... Because the last three competitors were : - GRIPEN. ok - Rafale. ok - and... and... SH 18 !!!...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:57 PM
  22. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    I'm affraid all serious industrial partner is ahead of HAL....

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:53 PM
  23. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The fact is that between a SSBN use and a carrier use (specially with steam catapults) there is a huge hole ! - A SSBN use its reactor...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:40 PM
  24. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    There is a (small) debate here in france about that. Our actual nuclear reactor, used on our SSBN and carrier, if used by 2, is enough...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:21 PM
  25. BON PLAN liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    I agree to your statement but with a pinch of salt. Our Nuke propulsion is already proven on Arihant. Two of those small reactors will...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:13 PM
  26. BON PLAN liked Immanuel's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Well VSTOL can forget about making it for INS Vikrant class and the follow on unless IN is ready to wait a decade for aircraft, he could...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:12 PM
  27. BON PLAN liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    IAC1 follow on with small incremental tonnage is planned as i had said earlier but now @vstol jockey has got a confirmation as well.. So...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:11 PM
  28. BON PLAN liked vstol jockey's post in the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The follow on IAC-2 Viraat will most likely be a nuke powered steam CATOBAR carrier with around 290m length and about 55ktons...

    Feb 21, 2017 at 1:11 PM
  29. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Maybe have I readen this document too quickly... But I've not found the last Brazil price for 36 Rafale.

    Feb 20, 2017
  30. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    Inch'Allah !!!! :cheers: (I'm not muslim, so I can drink a beer or two...)

    Feb 20, 2017
  31. BON PLAN replied to the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    You are comparing Apple with orange. The MMRCA costs was drived by the incapacity of HAL (imposed by the indian govt) to produce...

    Feb 20, 2017
  32. BON PLAN replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    The total need is 400 to 450 planes for IAF. Even with 200+ SE, there's a lot of space for more Rafale. I didn't agree with the 200+...

    Feb 20, 2017