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by varunalh
08 Feb 2017 15:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18
Replies: 397
Views: 70263

Re: Aero India 2017 - Feb 14 - 18

SKAT has arrived at VOYK for AI-2017.
https://goo.gl/photos/vsXpggzpxo1AaUTC8 Some pics from their form up after take off before they head towards the airspace above VOYK for their performance.
by varunalh
05 Feb 2015 11:32
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2015
Replies: 305
Views: 23758

Re: Aero India 2015

Folks, Update on the ticket process. I had booked a business ticket through online. Went to the Sahakarnagar Branch today to collect the tickets. A dedicated kiosk was setup. Process for collecting the booked ticket. 1. Present the registration confirmation you got when you booked the ticket 2. Pres...
by varunalh
30 Jan 2015 14:35
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2015
Replies: 305
Views: 23758

Re: Aero India 2015

Folks, the aeroindia website has been updated with the following information 1. Tickets will be sold through select AXIS bank from 2nd Feb https://www.aeroindia.in/BranchName.pdf 2. 5 Aerobatic teams will perform on all days . IAF Sarang . Flying Bulls . Aero Super Batics .other two - unknown 3. Tho...
by varunalh
30 Sep 2014 13:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 231722

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Besides which, I’m pretty sure that these 2 issues aren’t the only 2 issues delaying FOC. As mentioned earlier, no BVR missile trials nor internal gun firing trials have been carried out and as far as I’m aware, no spin trials either. But it’s convenient to lay the blame on the doors of a supplier ...
by varunalh
30 Sep 2014 13:35
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 231722

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

AK from Tarmak reporting that SP1 flew with a Hawk as chase a/c today. http://tarmak007.blogspot.in/
I did see a Tejas take off around 1.40PM following a unpainted Hawk. It could have been that
by varunalh
03 Mar 2014 11:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 231722

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Latest news from ADA "First designated commanding officer of the IAF flies LCA Tejas LSP 8"

http://gallery.tejas.gov.in/Gallery/LSP ... &k=TggQGh3
by varunalh
20 Dec 2013 08:54
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013
Replies: 3957
Views: 231722

Re: LCA News and Discussions, 22-Oct-2013

Tarmaks FB page has the official invite and it says the flying display is from 9.30 to 9.50
by varunalh
18 Jul 2013 17:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 229638

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Chaiwala news on IJT. Pardon me if this is already known 1. Designed Empty Weight ~ 3600kgs 2. Actual Empty Weight ~ 4500Kgs 3. ARDC working on weight shaving to bring the empty weight around 4000Kgs 4. Flight Trials with Stores (Equal on both wings)going on 5. Mixed Stores is next 6. Stall Flight ...
by varunalh
18 Jul 2013 17:05
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 229638

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Chaiwala news on IJT. Pardon me if this is already known 1. Designed Empty Weight ~ 3600kgs 2. Actual Empty Weight ~ 4500Kgs 3. ARDC working on weight shaving to bring the empty weight around 4000Kgs Interesting. But shaving off 11% of weight is going to be very interesting 4. Flight Trials with St...
by varunalh
18 Jul 2013 17:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 238904

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Kartik wrote:of July ? if true, then tumhaare mooh mae ghee shakkar !


Kartik. Yes it is July unless they find something else which needs a fix.
by varunalh
18 Jul 2013 11:31
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 229638

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

Chaiwala news on IJT. Pardon me if this is already known 1. Designed Empty Weight ~ 3600kgs 2. Actual Empty Weight ~ 4500Kgs 3. ARDC working on weight shaving to bring the empty weight around 4000Kgs 4. Flight Trials with Stores (Equal on both wings)going on 5. Mixed Stores is next 6. Stall Flight t...
by varunalh
18 Jul 2013 11:18
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 238904

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Some chaiwala news on NP1. They are planning to have the next flight of it on the 29th.
by varunalh
26 Feb 2013 13:08
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Space Program Discussion
Replies: 3966
Views: 666007

Re: Indian Space Program Discussion

Here is the link from isro site which give info on planned future missions Clicky
by varunalh
15 Feb 2013 13:11
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 43348

Re: Aero India 2013

A few shots from me CLICKY

Varun
by varunalh
02 Feb 2013 13:26
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 43348

Re: Aero India 2013

Folks...some amateur shots from today's flying display practice clicky
by varunalh
30 Jan 2013 16:16
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Aero India 2013
Replies: 651
Views: 43348

Re: Aero India 2013

5 Dhruvs of the Sarang Team arriving just now.....Still in air while this post was being written....
by varunalh
24 Jan 2013 21:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 3107
Views: 378506

Re: Miscellaneous Pictures - Indian Military

^^^^^

Looks like there has been some major modification again.....The air scoop at the tail root which was present in other lsps is not seen in this one.
by varunalh
26 Jun 2012 14:16
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 4257
Views: 238904

Re: LCA News and Discussions

^^^^^^

This article (http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=AD0755736) gives a pretty detailed report on HUD design considerations in general and this is dated back to the 70s
by varunalh
27 Apr 2012 12:47
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721009

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Bala Vignesh wrote:From Kundlahalli gate????


Yup..
by varunalh
27 Apr 2012 12:28
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721009

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Bala Vignesh wrote:Approach heading please??


It was heading west...
by varunalh
27 Apr 2012 12:24
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721009

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Just saw it come in for landing (~ 12.29PM). Chase a/c was a Hawk.
by varunalh
27 Apr 2012 12:09
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721009

Re: LCA News and Discussions

^^^^^
Livefist is updated with more content but no image yet..
Looks like the bird will be back in another couple of minutes.
by varunalh
27 Apr 2012 10:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721009

Re: LCA News and Discussions

Deccan Herald website reporting that the naval variant took off at 9.55AM.
by varunalh
13 Apr 2012 12:48
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012
Replies: 4215
Views: 229638

Re: Indian Military Aviation- Jan 10 2012

^^^^

The last news i heard from a chaiwala is that they are setting up the assembly line for IJT in Kanpur.
by varunalh
27 Jan 2012 21:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721009

Re: LCA News and Discussions

^^^^ It could also probably mean "Engine Ground Run"
by varunalh
26 Jan 2012 14:13
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 721009

Re: LCA News and Discussions

I am not sure if someone has already posted this here earlier but anyways can someone confirm if this the cockpit of Tejas trainer?

http://aviacaogeral.com/wp-content/uplo ... as-03a.jpg
by varunalh
29 Dec 2011 13:40
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Multimedia - Indian Armed Forces
Replies: 2176
Views: 388183

Re: Military Multimedia Content

^^^^^^ I think I had seen somewhere on the net, the first design of the lift fan system had the doors opening sideways. This one has the huge door open to the front and to the incoming airstream (Concave end facing forwards). I know they would have taken all this into consideration but isnt it like ...
by varunalh
05 Jul 2011 09:49
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 887975

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Singha wrote:what kind of ring - just a loop of wire or a more substantial concrete culvert type thing?


Looked more like a loop of wire, more than twice the dia of its rotor.
by varunalh
01 Jul 2011 16:36
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 887975

Re: Indian Military Aviation

From the past two days a Dhruv has been making low level passes @ HAL Blore with a huge circular ring dangling below it. Has anyone else seen it. Does anyone know what it is?

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