Cheetah, Chetak choppers to retire after string of crashes raise safety concerns

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  1. AbRaj
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    Bro you Laughed at it as its " Safety record" is bad as Super Duper Ecuador Force told you here is their new karnama

     
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    You are on PDF Bro:D
     
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    The contribution for many of these where pilot error
     
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    Ok so this is all a misunderstanding then; I apologize. You probably found my metaphor "dropping like flies" to be offensive. That's just my way of talking, it wasn't meant to be offensive or a jab at the dhruv's quality or safety record.

    However I do remember there was a period where Dhruv's had a couple crashes with the IAF and Ecuador, and then they returned their Dhruv's. So I was merely referencing the safety issues, not taking a jab at the Dhruv.
     
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    That was our mistake that we gave them newly developed chopper without proper training and they made disaster out of it.
    Bro just look at their equipments.
    They are WW 1 era :biggthumpup:
    PS. No need to apologise. Be a man. Chill :mrgreen:
     
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    I liked The 'ALH model of helicopter development' very much....

    They started with... Mk. 1...Now they are done with Mk. 3....and are developing Mk. 4......

    They are also gradually increasing the desi content... Step by Step...

    They also have established a satisfactory production capacity of I guess.... 30 per Year (AFAIK) .... And since the Product itself is satisfactory... The forces are ordering them... The AF...The IN... The ARMY.... The ICGS... everyone...There are future orders too...

    The replacement of the Shakti Turboshaft Engine shall be the final major frontier.... For this the HAL is developing the HTSE-1200 which is more powerful than the Shakti....

    It can also power the LCH.... or a High-performance version of the LUH or the Rudra or the IMRH....Soo many applications....


    I wish we could have replicated this with our LCA....



    BTW : Seeing their production contracts going to others like the Reliance-Kamov Partnership... They are definitely feeling the heat...They better become competitive...I wish them luck....


    PS : Not that it matters, but The ALH is a beautiful machine... The LCH is too...


    Members...Please Correct me if I made any mistake...
     
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    Mk3 &4 are updated, can fly at all attitudes. .
    MK1 &2 had problems I think.
     

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