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by VishalJ
17 May 2020 18:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Legacy Baaz departs without lighting the cans at max dry: https://www.instagram.com/p/CASejcvFBtu/
by VishalJ
15 May 2020 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4273
Views: 1010334

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

nachiket wrote:From pictures thread
VishalJ wrote:Smokey Bandits:::::::: https://www.instagram.com/p/CAIV-EsBl5A/


This should put to rest our misconception that the RD-33-Series 3 solves the smoke problem of the original RD-33.

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by VishalJ
14 May 2020 01:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 4273
Views: 1010334

Re: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016

Coming back to this picture, it is most probably during a transition in settings. As this is during takeoff, I will hazard a guess that this is just after the AB has been turned off. The think Vishal's caption also says so. Correct. This is the a/c a few seconds ago: https://www.instagram.com/p/CAD...
by VishalJ
12 May 2020 00:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Full Burner:::::::: https://www.instagram.com/p/CADrxr1l6Ic/
Forgive the crazy Instagram compression, the sky appears so crap if viewed on desktop. It is anything but.
by VishalJ
06 May 2020 04:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Kartik wrote:
VishalJ wrote:Baaz exiting the nest: https://www.instagram.com/p/B_0Ho30BikN/


beauty! When was this taken? I believe the last un-upgraded MiG-29 (9.12B) of the IAF has been sent to BRD to be upgraded to UPG standard.

Thanks Kartik. This was a year ago :)
by VishalJ
19 Apr 2020 21:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Indranil wrote:Congratulations Vishal!

Thanks mate.

Here's my 10 page article/pictorial essay on Planespotting in India in The Business Traveller India: https://vishaljolapara.files.wordpress. ... otters.pdf

PS: article title by the editor
by VishalJ
20 Nov 2019 16:09
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - November 11, 2019
Replies: 1409
Views: 310474

Re: Terroristan - November 11, 2019

Only watch the full interview if you can get past this snippet first: :rotfl: https://twitter.com/Shumyl/status/1197078480418197504 :rotfl:

by VishalJ
22 Sep 2019 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 205
Views: 48870

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

Not the real thing but, who know? We should find out in a few months time :)
https://twitter.com/VishalJolapara/stat ... 1098296321

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by VishalJ
15 Jul 2019 23:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Thank you for the compliment and appreciate your advice tsarkar ✌️ Having shot airplanes all over Bharat since the early 2000s, I am cognisant of the risks and I always err on the side of caution for the precise reasons you have highlighted. Here's another of the Bahadur going past me: https://www.i...
by VishalJ
06 Jul 2019 15:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

wow, the symmetry! lajawab Vishal, an excellent photo - which this is - reflects the mind of the photographer. You obviously know how to visualize a photo, before taking it and that is reflected in the photograph. Beautiful shot and amazing angle. Just gorgeous. Kudos to you! Bahadur, The Brave! ht...
by VishalJ
01 Jun 2019 19:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Indranil wrote:
VishalJ wrote:Yours truly with CNS Lanba at INS Rajali with some of my framed photos of the Tu-142: https://twitter.com/VishalJolapara/stat ... 5262544896

Congratulations VJ!!!

I quietly your pictures. Thought of speaking up this time.
Thanks! I quietly your pictures matlab? :-?
by VishalJ
31 May 2019 14:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Yours truly with CNS Lanba at INS Rajali with some of my framed photos of the Tu-142: https://twitter.com/VishalJolapara/stat ... 5262544896
by VishalJ
23 May 2019 20:01
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 General Elections : Results Discussion
Replies: 2982
Views: 157854

Re: 2019 General Elections News and Discussion

LIVE: Amit Shah speaking, next Modiji

by VishalJ
20 May 2019 01:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3073
Views: 335664

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces

Night gathers, and our air warriors’ watch begins as they head out beyond the wall to guard the realm:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BxpoLiNF5jo/ | https://twitter.com/VishalJolapara/stat ... 4599541760
by VishalJ
01 Jan 2019 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K News and Discussion - 2016
Replies: 3305
Views: 628737

Re: J&K News and Discussion - 2016

I came across this amazing 1hr 51min documentary on Kashmir. A la beginners guide to the history & geopolitics of J&K from back in the day to present day.

Have any of you seen it? And for the ones who are going to see it, is everything presented correctly or...........?

by VishalJ
22 Dec 2018 23:57
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2019
Replies: 243
Views: 55790

Re: Aero India 2019

prasannasimha wrote:^ Mirya had also visited before with a cargo for Reliance

I believe you're referring to the 6 engined Antonov An-225 'Mriya' ?
And no, the time I shot it in 2016 is the one and only time its ever come to India
by VishalJ
22 Dec 2018 15:32
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2019
Replies: 243
Views: 55790

Re: Aero India 2019

The Antonovv fleet including Mirya have repeatedly come to India to deliver large cargoe. they have come many times to India The Antonov 124 'Ruslan' is a frequent visitor to India. The Antonov 225 'Mriya' has ONLY come to India once . It was transporting a 117 ton generator for an Australian minin...
by VishalJ
22 Dec 2018 15:11
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2019
Replies: 243
Views: 55790

Re: Aero India 2019

https://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/so-whats-gonna-fly-high-at-aero-india-2019/amp_articleshow/66700113.cms On display from HAL According to the organisers, the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH MK IV), Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), Light Utility Helicopter (LUH), HAWK-I and the b...
by VishalJ
25 Aug 2018 15:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 2787
Views: 656238

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

India Clears Decks For 24 American MH-60 Romeo Helicopters For Navy

https://www.livefistdefence.com/2018/08 ... ppers.html

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