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by Singha
14 Nov 2018 22:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 658
Views: 111809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

yes i had forgotten the LHD ships most of ADS size and packing JSF-Bs and UCAVs soon. will pack a fair sized bite to deal with medium threats alone.
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 21:50
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

if the 189 dead had a dozen of so americans a lawsuit would be filed next week against boeing, given the revelations.

it might still be filed if someone from OECD was in there and has legal assistance. for poor ASEAN types the Govts are all powerless vs US govt so wont happen.
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 21:35
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

- per my rough estimate it must have been around 400-500kmph max just 15km out of airport and 5000 feet height. at that speed it would be around 20-30 SECONDS to impact in a dive and speed would increase. flightradar watchers said 600kmph was the impact speed. at that speed most of us would struggle...
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 15:14
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 658
Views: 111809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

They would have that today if the cold war had continued.
After the end of nimitz class funding the pace is slow and numbers down to what 10 now from a peak of 13 ?

I dont think they will reduce it further due to conflicts with russia plus china
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 10:04
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

testing any SW, let alone the worlds premier FCS sw against a barrage of creative negative inputs is part and parcel of any cycle. calls into question if the FCS was ever tested for this failure of input data stream ....and what other such uncaught bugs lurk. sw bug also happened in that Qantas a300...
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 09:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

^^^ arstechnica ... full on AI running amuck and not handling prolonged bad inputs.

WSJ has the same details. someone in Boeing dropped the ball and failed to push this bulletin to airlines and into the simulator vendors.
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 09:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3062
Views: 503378

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

i suspect the side bay telescoping arm mechanism or something else is not yet ready for action , or this was a newly built lot hurriedly rushed to Zhuhai to make up the platoon. makes no sense to have a fixed pylon outside the bay.
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 08:57
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1910
Views: 160084

Re: Understanding the US - Again

the US-Mexico war alone (vs Santa Ana) took away huge chunk of territory, so did the california and lousiana "purchase", todays Mehico is a rump bakistan. it shall rise again.
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 08:50
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1910
Views: 160084

Re: Understanding the US - Again

>> Recall there is at least one BRF member who advocates U.S.A. (United States of Andhra) thats a non-starter unless the H1 boom of 2000 occurs. he is the self-crowned king but where will he get his legions of troops from? family based migration will also be increasingly clamped down. and indian PIO...
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 08:48
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1910
Views: 160084

Re: Understanding the US - Again

https://www.news18.com/news/world/us-policeman-fatally-shoots-black-guard-who-detained-gunman-1938325.html?ref=hp_top_pos_4 white cop shoots black security guard who had detained a suspected gunman! the victim was in uniform with SECURITY written on it and bystanders were also shouting that he was t...
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 06:58
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2662
Views: 325596

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Surprised that stone throwing youths did not snipe at it

Must have travelled mostly at night via secret routes :mrgreen:

Trials between moradabad and bareilly - hope people let go of their birthright to trash sarkari property
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 06:53
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1910
Views: 160084

Re: Understanding the US - Again

I think one should THANK the lindell-dolt for pointing out that Yoga is Yindoo. I want Xtians OUT of yoga. Thats the attitude which leaves with few friends and allies. Jews display it too. Hinduism should be “religion of love” and surround its core with poeople positively inclined to take up yindu ...
by Singha
14 Nov 2018 06:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3062
Views: 503378

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

How so these cameras work at night or in cloudy conditions? Are they IR sensor?

In ww1/2 pilots looking to ambush or make a quick exit would dive into clouds
by Singha
13 Nov 2018 20:59
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 658
Views: 111809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

no doubt this class will also face the same fate. stopping at 3 or 4 is a chicken egg problem - low volume will impose high costs. costs can only be amortized over large build nos. the initial tranches of anything including JSF is costing more. if they want low cost why not build a leander2 class an...
by Singha
13 Nov 2018 20:57
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2662
Views: 325596

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

how ever in terms of tight discipline, looks, dress, precision and general stds nothing comes close to the shinkansens on home ground!
there are pretenders but the original is still the best.

by Singha
13 Nov 2018 20:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2662
Views: 325596

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

the spain AVE madrid to barcelona track - sustained 250kmph cruising by a 310kmph certified train does not have any fencing and is farmed right upto the tracks

i guess no stray animals there and people are thin on the ground and no tendency to sneak across anywhere

by Singha
13 Nov 2018 20:19
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 658
Views: 111809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

bath iron works and another yard create the exact same DDG51 ships. isnt that what amortizing opex over life of ship is about? I doubt a few more structural complexity has any drastic impact on cost of ship. its the fact we only produce 3 of each class that keeps our cost high. DDG51 has crossed som...
by Singha
13 Nov 2018 20:15
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

New Delhi: Air India on Tuesday sacked Captain Arvind Kathpalia as its Director of Operations
by Singha
13 Nov 2018 20:10
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

NDTV excerpt there have also been allegations of sexual harassment against Captain Kathpalia that sources say were covered up by the pilot and his friends at Air India. Incidentally, the senior pilot's father, GR Kathpalia, worked with the DGCA for over thirty years. Captain Kathpalia is an importan...
by Singha
13 Nov 2018 07:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2662
Views: 325596

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

Yes that is true. The grand trunk exp and TN expressof my eta were electric early 90s
by Singha
13 Nov 2018 07:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3062
Views: 503378

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Why is the side bay of j20 closed a wvr missile bolted outside
by Singha
12 Nov 2018 22:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

could be fermented sannas coconut idli of west coast.
by Singha
12 Nov 2018 08:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 658
Views: 111809

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

The blast from the rbus will singe the vl arrays black That was the advantage of placing them separately earlier Imo best is locate amidships one on each beam more toward the helicopter area . Being anti torpedo weapons the torps will mostly be inbound from rear quadrant as subs will try to take a s...
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 22:49
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)
Replies: 2662
Views: 325596

Re: Indian Railways Thread (Dec 2015)

very good quality night train from munich to rome. i hope T20 has some nuova 1AC class at this level

by Singha
11 Nov 2018 22:09
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

did he go and take another peg for the road between 13:29 and 13:50 ? :shock:

atleast the doctors did a good job and refused to be cowed down by this well connected man. or maybe his former backers threw him under bus for some reason
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 22:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

capt kathpalia faces a 3 yr ban on flying. the bangkok bound co-pilot who was called back faces 3 month ban + career counselling

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by Singha
11 Nov 2018 21:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3062
Views: 503378

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

my guess is japan may be the 2nd nation to field a GaN fighter radar soon.
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 21:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3062
Views: 503378

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

to properly safeguard the J20 from its sluggish inability to move like a F-solah, it will need to track and fire a ERAM type missile and then turn away either providing updates via a side array or letting the missile do its own work. the current SD-10 is cutting it close, lots of other missiles simi...
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 18:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

cnn ibn - looks like a crackdown is on New Delhi: An Air India Flight from Delhi to Bangkok was forced to return minutes after takeoff and was then delayed by several hours on Sunday after the co-pilot skipped the breath analyser test. After flying the plane back to the Indira Gandhi International A...
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 18:48
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

CNN IBN :lol: for Chetak saar Mumbai: National carrier Air India grounded its Director (Operations) Captain A K Kathpalia on Sunday after he allegedly failed in a pre-flight alcohol test, a senior airline official said. Capt Kathpalia was to operate the Air India's AI-111 flight to London from New D...
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 13:24
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3062
Views: 503378

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

The j20 show in zhuhai looked quite tame. 3 first flew in and then planes 1 and 2 some horizontal turns and only 1 certicsl climb move

Nowhere near what the j10 must have showed
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 13:23
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Give us back the old fashioned yoke which makes push pull clear

And these 10’ onlee of movement translated by sensors to a actuarors why? If control surface max is 45’ why not same on side stick ? Is there any proof side is better ?
by Singha
11 Nov 2018 07:44
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1910
Views: 160084

Re: Understanding the US - Again

You would not want a deterrent with uncle holding the keys

Such a useless toy would elicit a loud fart from cheen
by Singha
10 Nov 2018 21:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: West Asia News and Discussions
Replies: 583
Views: 74897

Re: West Asia News and Discussions

Not only there the british induan army was the key in every british venture in east asia too Thst is why post ww2 when army and navy were on verge of mutiny and feeling nationalist winds , angrez left quietly. A 1857 type mutiny in 1947 would have led to the death of every english in india and pakis...
by Singha
10 Nov 2018 19:05
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Ibnlive New Delhi: A hijack scare on a Kandahar-bound flight sent security officials at the Delhi airport into a tizzy on Saturday after the pilot "mistakenly" pressed the 'hijack button' when it was taxiing for take-off, sources said. The Ariana Afghan Airlines plane took off nearly two h...
by Singha
10 Nov 2018 10:03
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Understanding the US - Again
Replies: 1910
Views: 160084

Re: Understanding the US - Again

The melbourne knife artiste is ided as a somali born immigrant and known radical who had some intent to join isis in syria but r syrian army clubbed isis so he stayed back and simmered until yesterdays Purge
by Singha
09 Nov 2018 22:24
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Simulation of last min of lion air based on flight data
If this be true in 15 secs it was over

https://twitter.com/dremtee/status/1060 ... 20288?s=19
by Singha
09 Nov 2018 21:29
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

the strangest one is denver airport. runways built like WW3 raid is imminent - 4 parallel and 2 more at right angle. the airport itself is pretty small compared to beijing or shanghai https://www.google.com/maps/place/Denver+International+Airport/@39.8498144,-104.690693,7580m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1...
by Singha
09 Nov 2018 21:27
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4719
Views: 346425

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

i took a look at beijing and shanghai(pudong and hongqiao) airports. none of them have any room to expand further being hemmed in all sides.

all parallel runways
beijing - 3 runways
hongqiao - 2 runways
pudong - 4 runways, plus a unused 5th one marked with X

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