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  1. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    IN Mig-29Ks already have 91Kn thrust engines. Mig-29Ks need at least 100Kn engines for Indian conditions.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 10:31 PM
  2. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Russia tempratures are below ISA condition. Indian conditions are ISA+15*C. This makes all the difference.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 10:15 PM
  3. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    I will take it with a pinch of salt. it is not possible to generate higher flow rate with same fan diameter unless the original fan was...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 4:54 PM
  4. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Mig-29Kis worse off from deck. It has empty weight of nearly 13 tons and can't lift more than 5 tons from deck. Its the worst of them all.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 4:45 PM
  5. vstol jockey replied to the thread Indian Missiles and Munitions Discussion.

    250 km range was always a possibility with AAD. putting a large booster to it to make it climb higher and dive down from top will...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 3:46 PM
  6. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Sorry, it was wrong for me to write core instead of fan. M88 needs larger and heavier fan generate 60/90KN. The present intakes can...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 2:33 PM
  7. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    It can be done but impractical as we now have buddy refueling available.

    Sep 19, 2017 at 11:10 AM
  8. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Firstly the payload of Rafale-M is 9 tons as it is nearly 500kgs more in weight. The restriction of 22 tons from STOBAR is on account of...

    Sep 19, 2017 at 9:58 AM
  9. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    You will need to wait for few months before you get to hear the confirmation from so called Jurnos.

    Sep 18, 2017 at 11:01 PM
  10. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    Sir, you are grossly wrong and have no clue of what DA has accepted to IN. Please do not question me on this aspect.

    Sep 18, 2017 at 10:02 PM
  11. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    if something goes wrong with the aircraft, it has to be moved to the hanger deck for repairs like engine change which can't be done on...

    Sep 18, 2017 at 9:58 PM
  12. vstol jockey replied to the thread Multi-Role Carrier Borne Fighter For The Indian Navy - Updates & Discussions.

    It appears that France has completely given up on MRCBF deal and now using all its might (Bribes) to get additional orders from IAF....

    Sep 18, 2017 at 9:39 PM
  13. vstol jockey replied to the thread Marshal of The Indian Airforce Arjan Singh Passes Away.

    Lt.Gen Harbaksh Singh is the true hero of 1965. he shud be respected as hero of 1965 and only legend of India for that war. Bigger and...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 12:33 AM
  14. vstol jockey replied to the thread Marshal of The Indian Airforce Arjan Singh Passes Away.

    we all will die someday. I want to ask you guys will you still mourn the death of Gen Kapoor who sold his officer to get a flat in...

    Sep 17, 2017 at 12:27 AM
  15. vstol jockey replied to the thread Marshal of The Indian Airforce Arjan Singh Passes Away.

    your comments are most unwarranted when I have been told by @mods to hold on to my clarification. I will go by the @mods.

    Sep 16, 2017 at 11:55 PM
  16. vstol jockey liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread Marshal of The Indian Airforce Arjan Singh Passes Away.

    This is a condolence thread. Please as promised another day we will have this discussion... Not today..

    Sep 16, 2017 at 11:14 PM
  17. vstol jockey replied to the thread Marshal of The Indian Airforce Arjan Singh Passes Away.

    I have promised @PARIKRAMA not to post more and will do that.

    Sep 16, 2017 at 11:00 PM
  18. vstol jockey replied to the thread Marshal of The Indian Airforce Arjan Singh Passes Away.

    Bro, I will not post anymore on this thread. But I want a debate on his so called service to Indian nation.

    Sep 16, 2017 at 10:53 PM
  19. vstol jockey replied to the thread Economy News.

    There is no denying the fact that this govt has completely ruined the economy. They are behaving more like thieves than a govt. This...

    Sep 16, 2017 at 9:34 PM
  20. vstol jockey replied to the thread Arihant Class SSBN - India's Domestic Nuclear Submarine.

    @PARIKRAMA, @Hellfire, the third boat is now nearly fitted out and may enter harbour trials in 6-7 months. Somehow IN is keeping...

    Sep 15, 2017 at 3:13 PM
  21. vstol jockey liked randomradio's post in the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    In defence of the IAF, they have been taken on a ride for far too long on promises. Rafale is the best option if we don't consider the...

    Sep 13, 2017
  22. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    yes. And also some support from IN too. Don't believe it.

    Sep 13, 2017
  23. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    IAF will not agree to anything till such time their Rafale numbers are decided. They have gone mad for Rafales. I have yet to come...

    Sep 13, 2017
  24. vstol jockey liked ashkum2278's post in the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    Wishing you all the best........hope some common sense prevails and we see positive movement in this direction......lol

    Sep 13, 2017
  25. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    I have finances ready. I need go ahead from some government agency. Its for this reason that I am knocking at the doors of IN. I have no...

    Sep 13, 2017
  26. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    @randomradio, The take off performance of MSA-N has been calculated assuming a parabolic flight with both engine failure after ramp exit...

    Sep 13, 2017
  27. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    The design can be altered to have few specific examples built for carrying Brahmos-NG in main bays.Just one of them. However two of them...

    Sep 13, 2017
  28. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    Did you notice canards in it? These canards can also be used as rudder with differential movement. Its not a complete flying wing. It is...

    Sep 13, 2017
  29. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    No need to buy Mig-29Ks now. MSA-N will get full favour of IN as all systems being used by it are fully developed and tested and it will...

    Sep 13, 2017
  30. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    MSA-N EW & Sensor Suite – The primary radar of MSA-N will be Leonardo Osprey multimode X-Band AESA radar with 360* , 200NM coverage. Two...

    Sep 13, 2017
  31. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    May be and may be not. The aircraft which crashed in Area-51 was a new type of aircraft unknown to the world and it had tail plane and...

    Sep 13, 2017
  32. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    Its not getting complex, its actually getting simple as now it will be able to use most stuff from Indian labs like DARE, LRDE & GTRE...

    Sep 13, 2017
  33. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    The aircraft production aircraft will have indigenous equipment to rival European aircraft manufacturers as the only equipment fitted in...

    Sep 13, 2017
  34. vstol jockey replied to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    MSA-N now has a wing area of 45.45sqm with 10m wing span. The wingtip sensor pod with RCS shaping like those of confirmal pods seen on...

    Sep 13, 2017
  35. vstol jockey attached a file to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    MSA-N will have a unique capability that it will be able to launch at full MTOW and also climb out with full payload even if one engine...

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  36. vstol jockey attached a file to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    The Take off performance calculations for MSA-N are, [ATTACH]

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  37. vstol jockey attached a file to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    The N-LCA gear is certified for 9 ton or 19820 Lbs max trap weight with 7.1 m/s vertical velocity resulting in a max landing energy of...

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  38. vstol jockey attached a file to the thread Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft.

    Finally the studies for revised MSA-N have been completed and the design frozen. It is now more of a flying wing and I will not be able...

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  39. vstol jockey liked PARIKRAMA's post in the thread F16, Gripen - Make In India Single Engine Aircraft - News and possibilities.

    Source Based News on SE Fighter Procurement As explained in the Rafale thread, IAF and MOD has come to a mutual understanding. Link -...

    Sep 13, 2017
  40. vstol jockey replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    we are a nation which pays thru its nose for weapons and yet get bulldozed by weapon sellers. Our way of dealing is like that of a...

    Sep 12, 2017
  41. vstol jockey replied to the thread In US, Rahul hints he is open to PM role in 2019, admits arrogance in Congress.

    Nehru became PM on his own vote as Patel withdrew from contest after having been elected by 12 of the 13 votes. Nehru gave Bharat Ratna...

    Sep 12, 2017
  42. vstol jockey replied to the thread Rafale deal signed.

    It appears to me that LCa MK1A isgoing to get 65/98Kn engine from Safran.

    Sep 12, 2017