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Light Stealth Aircraft (LSA) - Concept Aircraft

Discussion in 'Indian Air Force' started by randomradio, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. vstol jockey

    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    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 hope with IAF.
     
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    ashkum2278 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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

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    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 across a collective group of over 150K people who are as stupid as IAF. IN is keeping all its options open. They are not impressed by Rafale-M at all.
     
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    ashkum2278 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    In that case, the situation is just right for you to have your foot in the door.
     
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    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    yes. And also some support from IN too. Don't believe it.
     
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    randomradio Colonel Technical Analyst

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    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 MSA.

    As for IN, they woke up to the false promises of ADA relatively quickly. They are the best bet for your jet.
     
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    randomradio Colonel Technical Analyst

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    It was apparently an old Su-27P.
     
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    Hope, Go ahead is given earlier..
    And the theoretical specs of MSA doesn't degrade much in air.
     
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    halloweene Major MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    You have SFC of new Mig 29 engines as ccompared to M88-2 pack CGP? And-more important, altitude curves, climb data, cruise data etc?
     
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    Sir, any update about your meeting with NSA?
     
  11. vstol jockey

    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    The figures of SFC given in wiki for RD-33MK engine are correct. I do not have those graphs with me.
    Still on hold/Pending.
     
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    What advancements have been made with the single engine LSA? How does it differ from the current MSA iteration?
     
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    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    Now it has 2xKaveri engines with a wing span of 10.2m and has all its six AAMs internally with main bay weapon load remaining same as original design. The aircraft is now even more streamlined with even better wing-body blending resulting in nearly a full flying wing with nose and tail.
     
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    Hephaestus IDF NewBie

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    @vstol jockey What's the progress SIr. Where are we on this?
     
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    vstol jockey Colonel MILITARY STRATEGIST

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    The very concept of LSA was based on small is deadly. Dekhan main chotay lagain, ghaav karain ati ghor.
    To achieve the parameters of high payload,low combat weight, simple construction, ease of maintenance and ability to assimilate large variety of weapons without much of changes to FCS were the primary design requirements of LSA. To achieve these goals, a power-by-wire FCS with low positive stability was chosen and CG movement restricted to just within 3% between 8% to 5% thru a careful design of fuel tank locations, internal bays and wing pylons. The aircraft was compartmentalised to ensure that all variable loads fall withing a very small range of aircraft CG.
    A very deep study was done by me to find out the reasons why Americans have not used Canards and I found the answer in very large number of studies done on the differences between canards and conventional wing-tail designs. No Canard or Tailless delta planform can ever deliver the kind of performance which a conventional wing-tail design equipped with high lift devices can deliver. The results are there for everyone to see when we compare M2K with Mirage F1.
     

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