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by Avtar Singh
02 Sep 2019 15:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Naval News & Discussion
Replies: 3379
Views: 473461

Re: International Naval News & Discussion

In their heyday; Ark Royal 1974 short version with often heard refrain; “keep it coming down” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jv8prm4mGEQ longer version @10.00 ……….. tell him well done pilot; “I am glad I am on” to the pilot; “we were all a bit worried about you, must admit” https://www.youtube.com/...
by Avtar Singh
02 Sep 2019 15:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019
Replies: 1063
Views: 302871

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 23 February 2019

Did not know where to put this, but this is a good place as any to make my point. For all the self loathers out there who decry Indian stuff and achievements whilst continuously salivating over “gora” stuff Please check out this video YF 16 HAPLESS FIRST FLIGHT. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAp4R...
by Avtar Singh
02 Jul 2019 23:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?
Replies: 90
Views: 7882

Re: BRF get-together IITM July 11-14?

Just want to confirm there will be some BRF people at this event....
before I splash out on hotel in the coming days.
Attending more for social aspect than conference,
cannot see someone of my limited abilities being able to change much in India!!! :-? :-?
by Avtar Singh
10 Jun 2019 17:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3091
Views: 347496

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I have been to HK quite a bit and ridden many of those red taxis I may have written this previously and will repeat it nevertheless mostly these drivers are busy juggling 4 phones and jabbering away. One late night journey with a friendly talkative HK chinese person… considering I dont like to talk ...
by Avtar Singh
29 Apr 2019 02:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350738

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I know the british pretty well and I have been around a bit; having sampled most countries.. I can tell you in terms of capabilities the british stand head and shoulders above the rest; mainly because they are open minded and flexible in all situations. As their history shows they have never fallen ...
by Avtar Singh
12 Apr 2019 02:46
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 684728

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

I think all these gdp comparisons will be mute, if India can keep on track, sooner than anyone expects. Especially if India can keep a sane monetary policy whilst the rest of the world is loosing its mind… The danger comes from the chicago school trojan horses that may end up infesting the Indian sy...
by Avtar Singh
01 Apr 2019 03:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019
Replies: 292
Views: 73900

Re: Tejas Mk2 Medium Weight Fighter: News & Discussion - 23 February 2019

This airframe looks ripe for becoming a twin engined machine,
Indian engines please will save on FX
by Avtar Singh
14 Mar 2019 16:11
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5543
Views: 597619

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

^^^^
In above interview lady states Russia has never attacked over terrorism,
what was Chechen War about?
by Avtar Singh
14 Mar 2019 16:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Russia: News & Analysis
Replies: 5543
Views: 597619

Re: India-Russia: News & Analysis

India/Russian MEDIA friendship?? I dont think so, times have changed. It is worth watching closely the broadcasts from Russia media and Russian bloggers. I have noticed RT programming vis a vis India/Modi/Hindus is very much reminiscent of the western media reporting on Russia. RT is continuously be...
by Avtar Singh
12 Feb 2019 05:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5556
Views: 488921

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

I just had a quick look at report before writing/continuing... yes the aircraft was in a stall initially but they were quickly into loss of control/unusual attitude territory but the pilots did not recognize it…. because of everything that was going on due to initial loss of pressure data had they t...
by Avtar Singh
06 Feb 2019 03:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5556
Views: 488921

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The air chance case was not so simple as…. Recovering from a stall. I think they were careless/not paying attention, no doubt in my mind, flew into a thunderstorm. Once pitot/static/aoa and everything is iced up, data from them will be corrupted and all fcs will throw their hands up and fall over… w...
by Avtar Singh
31 Jan 2019 04:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 3510
Views: 525113

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Lufty. msn;177 380-841 D-AIMM
Named DELHI
seen it around a few times

https://www.airfleets.net/flottecie/luf ... e-a380.htm
by Avtar Singh
29 Jan 2019 17:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: BR Forum Feedback
Replies: 963
Views: 58564

Re: BR Forum Feedback

No Thread for George Fernandez?
by Avtar Singh
18 Jan 2019 04:27
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350738

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

I am sorry but I think you are all looking the wrong way on this uk/eu thing. Remember, you are reading the same media on this topic that this website has been fighting against, since it started, vis a vis India Just like you all know this media spouts rubbish about India, it also spouts rubbish abo...
by Avtar Singh
09 Jan 2019 03:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350738

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

The pre 2019 election, anti PM Modi propaganda has started;
this in ex chancellor Osbornes rag,

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/i ... 31936.html

one can find similar stuff in The Grauniad
by Avtar Singh
27 Nov 2018 03:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350738

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Convicted paedophile Russell Bishop admits his 'shame' at attacking a seven-year-old girl but denies murdering two schoolgirls He doesn't look Indian to me, I thought only brown folks did these sort of things!!! :-? :-? :-? https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6421525/Paedophile-admits-attackin...
by Avtar Singh
22 Nov 2018 03:08
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 3091
Views: 347496

Re: Understanding the US - Again

If one ever gets a chance, well worth watching. Unfortunately not on internet where I am, live feed only.. GE takeover of Alstom How american corporations operate in taking over foreign assets; good to hear cnbc heads continuously complaining about alstom deal being part of ge downfall…serves them r...
by Avtar Singh
12 Nov 2018 06:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 5556
Views: 488921

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The boeing/american propaganda against airbus and its far superior systems has been very strong since pprune started in early mid 1990s Pushing pulling on yoke/control column and its observations plus observing movement of thrust levers is a total red herring.. propagated by boeing and its cheerlead...
by Avtar Singh
30 Oct 2018 04:15
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Terroristan - October 8, 2018
Replies: 2857
Views: 403220

Re: Terroristan - October 8, 2018

Regarding previous paedo case only sky news reported; “muslim recently converted to sikhism” ch4 (drain inspector/beeboid type channel).. just showed full screen mugshot of supposed “sikh” ring leader. They are probably desperate to return to “south asian” narrative As someone said to me, they would...
by Avtar Singh
20 Oct 2018 03:02
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Levant crisis - III
Replies: 11859
Views: 882450

Re: Levant crisis - III

The old khashog.. was his uncle, he was a dealer in certain types of equipment!
At the time he owned the largest yacht in the world....
which he sold to Trump!
by Avtar Singh
22 Aug 2018 23:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016
Replies: 142
Views: 34663

Re: Newbie Corner & Military Miscellaneous - Aug 2016

System assigned status is not always reliable. Early adopter of the internet….. I was in fact one of the first on this website, I was here when it was barely more than a few pages…. There is a story behind this but too laborious for this post. I was at the first ever BR meet at a restaurant in Londo...
by Avtar Singh
12 Apr 2018 01:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3285
Views: 709506

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

Mig21s crashed so much, BECAUSE THEY ARE BLOODY DIFFICULT TO HANDLE/FLY and I believe the IAF would send there pilots to Mig21 from intermediate jet training? that is a tall order!! hard enough to handle such an aircraft out of advanced jet training couple the difficulties of flying such a difficul...
by Avtar Singh
19 Mar 2018 05:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1158
Views: 196741

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

WOW! :shock: What is the pilot seeing, that he knows where to land? m6Shhks9tO0 a modern aircraft FMS can generate an artificial lateral and vertical flight path to bring you to touchdown point see aircraft symbol at bottom of screen he is keeping it between the brackets all the way down right at t...
by Avtar Singh
19 Mar 2018 05:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3285
Views: 709506

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

Mig21s crashed so much, BECAUSE THEY ARE BLOODY DIFFICULT TO HANDLE/FLY and I believe the IAF would send there pilots to Mig21 from intermediate jet training? that is a tall order!! hard enough to handle such an aircraft out of advanced jet training couple the difficulties of flying such a difficult...
by Avtar Singh
16 Mar 2018 02:51
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011
Replies: 4316
Views: 230850

Re: India Nuclear News and Discussion 4 July 2011

Rather than going the lithium(mostly in china?) battery route India needs to go full on hydrogen, a gas for all reasons! Collobaration with japanese should be on the cards; https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/12/honda-toyota-hydrogen-fuel-cell-refuelling-japan/ nuclear + hydrogen has to be the future i...
by Avtar Singh
16 Mar 2018 02:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Two and Half Front War Scenario
Replies: 209
Views: 23511

Re: Two and Half Front War Scenario

^^
Good to hear, I sincerely hope so. Needs to be a pavlovs dog type reaction.
by Avtar Singh
16 Mar 2018 02:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350738

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Britain has indeed become a basket case in so many ways. Many events over a long period bring a people to where they are now, it does not happen overnight. I think most of Britains ills can all be laid at the door of being poodle to america, trying to continue the british emipre vicariously under th...
by Avtar Singh
13 Mar 2018 03:59
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350738

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

LEBENSRAUM further to what I have written above, the mind boggles at the possibilities If one considers the antics of these people; germans V many groups, japanese rape of nanking, slavery of black people and american attitudes to original americans and black people even today, belgians in the congo...
by Avtar Singh
13 Mar 2018 03:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017
Replies: 2356
Views: 350738

Re: Indo-UK News & Discussions- June 2017

Maybe it was the lack of appeasement and coming to terms with Hitler/Nazis after all they could have shared the empire together? Sure Russians did the heavy lifting. But Britain could have joined the axis powers and things would have been very different. Western europe could have stayed Nazi; Britai...
by Avtar Singh
09 Mar 2018 01:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)
Replies: 3347
Views: 519264

Re: Neutering & Defanging Chinese Threat (15-11-2017)

Can we include all this crying and hysteria about chinese aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. They should be considered an opportunity not a threat.... Is there not some supposed very wise (sarcasm) chinese saying about this, every crisis opportunity blah blah In a conflict at the borders apart f...
by Avtar Singh
24 Feb 2018 03:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 3285
Views: 709506

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

1st solo can mean many things, the VERY FIRST solo is probably the most nerve racking... see here from 21.01 mins, how the RAF does it. "very big step" If you watch the whole episode the old instruction techniques as demonstrated by 1 of the instructors are no longer acceptable. I think th...
by Avtar Singh
24 Feb 2018 02:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion
Replies: 824
Views: 86459

Re: India-Canada, Mexico and South America: News and Discussion

Appeasing any group wanting to take away more land from India is total and utter tripe. All these people wanting independence for this or that state should be told that they are living in a fools paradise and the only choices are; 1.Pak/Islamic paradise 2.Cheen/commie paradise, with the most advance...
by Avtar Singh
22 Feb 2018 04:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4864
Views: 914757

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

No problem, I am not criticizing anyone. I am sure it will all work out.
Since waiting for LCA to fly over the 90s, I watch this page most closely....
Waiting for that jet engine.

As we all know this tech surpasses all others only a few can do it.
West has been practising since WW2!!
by Avtar Singh
21 Feb 2018 02:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4864
Views: 914757

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

We will move the important parts to a sticky technical thread. But Sir, your request is quite bizzare. You are asking the mods to reduce discussion on this thread to fluff!!! You have the option of not reading technical posts! what I meant about by pass ratio is that it is just a parameter it has n...
by Avtar Singh
19 Feb 2018 22:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 1158
Views: 196741

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

^^^
goodbye gearbox, very nice
by Avtar Singh
19 Feb 2018 22:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4864
Views: 914757

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

I am sorry but I can only discuss from a user point of view. I really would not like to get my hands dirty with the engineering side of things, :D also my brain is not big enough for technical engineering side.... YAWN :-? my understanding is only "need to know" I prefer the excitement of ...
by Avtar Singh
17 Feb 2018 01:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Kaveri & Aero-Engine: News & Discussion
Replies: 4864
Views: 914757

Re: Kaveri & aero-engine discussion

Bypass Ratio... see here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bypass_ratio The engines on airliners (turbofans) have a high bypass ratio, most if not all of the thrust is derived from the bypass air produced by the fan blades. Very economical over long hours of operation at subsonic speed. The main job for...
by Avtar Singh
07 Dec 2017 03:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 684728

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Without getting too racist.. I have every confidence in the human capital of India making rapid progress, irrespective of how backward and uneducated they may seem at the starting point. Yes even ahead of the chinese or whatever race you may care to mention, in minimalist time. Of course the key is ...
by Avtar Singh
05 Dec 2017 02:42
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 3793
Views: 684728

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

in the late 90s an english work colleague told me how chinas large population was an asset. BUT the large population in India was a burden!! "oh yes sure" were my thoughts/reply*** to be fair many in India fell for this propaganda hook line and sinker and parroted the same line I suppose a...

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