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by rrao
13 Feb 2021 00:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 287
Views: 65813

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

http://www.thrustaircraft.com/
Thrust Aircraft Private Limited
Address: C001, RDP Rd Number 6, Lilac Garden, Opposite to Metro Link, Ganesh Chowk, Sector 3, charkop, Kandivali west, near United Bank, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400067
by rrao
12 Feb 2021 21:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 287
Views: 65813

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

^^ vivek ji , already amol yadav has made a prop a/c few years ago and he also has plans for 19 seater one. the p68c reminded me of that...so no need for a twin engined htt-40 kind of a/c...Amol yadav is a commercial jet pilot and has passion for manufacturing a/c and opened up a company called Thru...
by rrao
12 Feb 2021 17:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 287
Views: 65813

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

amol yadav's thrust aircraft company has not provided on its flight trials progress of its aircrafts...
by rrao
12 Feb 2021 17:13
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2
Replies: 3451
Views: 700645

Re: India's Border Security with China and Pakistan-2020 - Part 2

is biden-xinping-modi phone talk has got something to do with troop withdrawal by both parties....hope china wont do a surprise ,,,
by rrao
03 Feb 2021 23:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 534
Views: 116914

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Kota Harinarayana sir, your dream has come true. you and your team gave India a beautiful fighter aircraft. thank you for all the hard work and pains taken to make the dream a reality!!!
by rrao
14 Jan 2021 16:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 534
Views: 116914

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

People blame HAL for tardiness, not sticking to delivery schedules etc.. but none tries to rectify the procurement problems ...The procedures are so long as Lord Hanuman's tail, each procurement file has to pass through several hands, departments, divisions and corporate office depending upon the va...
by rrao
25 Oct 2020 20:47
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 693
Views: 144452

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

For the last 15 days rains have brought havoc both in TS and AP destroying rice ,cotton and other crops. thousands of farmers have suffered losses. this time the yield was good in TS. all got washed away !!! in hyd many suburbs got inundated in rain water for days and water was flowing through colon...
by rrao
24 Oct 2020 11:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 3421
Views: 872047

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

^^The picture is of 3 axis fiber optic gyro .ring laser gyro and fiber optic gyros are different in operating principle and accuracy.
by rrao
14 Oct 2020 20:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5266
Views: 1129104

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

sarkar sir, it is LUH high altitude trials and not of LCH!!! could be typo!!! Many a times design reviews are attended by personnel from HQ , than the actual users.so User feedback seldom reaches the designers. What ever discussed /pointed will always not enter MoM!!! The person who attends the revi...
by rrao
26 Aug 2020 17:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector
Replies: 4455
Views: 826312

Re: India's R&D in Defence DRDO, PSUs and Private Sector

Mody ji i think you didnt spell about the attitude of inspection agencies like DGQA, DGAQA under MoD and CEMILAC (RCMA)under DRDO. As far as my experience is concerned we used to spend most of the time running around their offices begging ,cazoling them for hours/days , waiting for obtaining Airwort...
by rrao
20 Aug 2020 20:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5266
Views: 1129104

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

HAL Helicopter Division is as good as any helicopter designer and manufacturer in the world: HAL Dhruv - Performing service in 100s across the country. HAL Rudra - Derived from Dhruv and much respected combat machine. HAL LCH (what shall it be named??)- Now serving in the heights of Himalayas. Perh...
by rrao
12 Aug 2020 13:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020
Replies: 189
Views: 47935

Re: Light Combat Helicopter: News & Discussion: 10 August 2020

Hari Nair sir, while trying to convince some , We are baring LCA,LCH in minute details , which is a national security risk and renders the platforms useless against enemy strategies."Are we sure we should be discussing and laying out every minutiae of the program on an open forum? " Thanks...
by rrao
22 Jul 2020 12:30
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 5132
Views: 880721

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

The Chinese and its ally , are they waiting for the US elections to be over to start a war with India? If Joe Biden comes to power will he support india the same way Trump did? Joe Biden is wooing American Muslims and is against CAA,article 370...The relations will they get reset to Obama days?
by rrao
12 May 2020 14:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Radar - Specs & Discussions
Replies: 1016
Views: 267750

Re: Radar - Specs & Discussions

coverage will be limited to+/-60 deg in AZ because of fixed antenna array, Gimbaled antenna array will increase scan coverage as is in BARS.
by rrao
14 Mar 2020 15:43
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 8807
Views: 1028277

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

How to handle parcels containing electronic components which are packed in anti static bags and then put in card board boxes. These parcels are sent by fedex and transited through various countries package handling centers. Do they pose any threat of contamination ? Fedex customer care has no clue w...
by rrao
16 Jan 2020 19:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 33101

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

http://kolkata.sameer.gov.in/antenna

pls check the above link.can you send me specs ,application,type?
by rrao
15 Jan 2020 13:04
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: DEFEXPO 2020
Replies: 291
Views: 33101

Re: DEFEXPO 2020

1. There are quite a few Antenna mfrs...

a) Excel radio frequency technologies pvt ltd Hyderabad
b) verdant telemetry, Kochi
c) ACD technologies,Hyd
d) spectrum avionics, Kochi
e) SAMEER
by rrao
27 Dec 2019 11:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 6664
Views: 829177

Re: 2019 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

why Hindus are not organizing nation wide protest in support of Kashmiri pandits, who have been thrown out of their legitimate properties in Kashmir?
Abrogation of Article 370 is only a farticle? :shock: :oops:
by rrao
05 Nov 2019 12:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 600980

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

rrao wrote:Pakistan has ‘ulterior motive’ in opening Kartarpur corridor: Amarinder Singh


In another 2 -3 years we may have to do another op blue star...in Kartarpur corridor!! Knowingly why we fall into a trap?? :shock:
by rrao
05 Nov 2019 12:17
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Terroristan - May 1, 2019
Replies: 2903
Views: 600980

Re: Terroristan - May 1, 2019

Pakistan has ‘ulterior motive’ in opening Kartarpur corridor: Amarinder Singh
by rrao
24 Oct 2019 15:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1019
Views: 227230

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

In the old Small Arms thread this firm was mentioned. Machani is related to Machani Somappa. Ramana sir, As you said SSS means stumpp,schule and somappa. Mr. Machani Somappa was a visionary and he was an industrialist based in Yemmiganur in Kurnool dist Andhra Pradesh. They used to operate various ...
by rrao
01 Oct 2019 18:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 287
Views: 65813

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

News just in that #HTT40 completes Six-Turn Left Turn Spin. It's in line with expectations or slightly better than Right Turn Spin. Big achievement -- after 3 decades. Congrats to Team ARDC/HAL. https://twitter.com/writetake/status/1178904127889215488?s=19 congrats to HAL Test pilots, director (D&a...
by rrao
25 Sep 2019 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech
Replies: 2477
Views: 569463

Re: UAVs, Drones, Remote Surveillance Tech

How the paki drones which air dropped some 80 kilos of arms in Punjab have crossed the border with out being detected by Radars? may the RCS is too small and flying at low level?
by rrao
11 Sep 2019 11:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019
Replies: 287
Views: 65813

Re: HTT-40 Basic Trainer Aircraft: News & Discussions - 08 September 2019

Let it come from the official channels. Things are going well. I asked this because of this report from another defence site.find it tough to believe. Is it possible for test flight by end of year ? http://www.indiandefensenews.in/2019/09/hal-htse-1200-turboshaft-engine.html?m=1 Raghunath-ji,are yo...
by rrao
05 Sep 2019 20:31
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5103
Views: 781121

Re: Internal Security Watch

karan sirji... yeh buddah ko maaf karna!! :)
by rrao
04 Sep 2019 20:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Internal Security Watch
Replies: 5103
Views: 781121

Re: Internal Security Watch

Day before yesterday there was explosion in a chemical factory in Maharashtra!!! 19 killed. Yesterday there was a fire at ONGC ,Mumbai...4 persons were killed...Today in Punjab, 10 killed in an explosion in cracker factory!!!!sleepers cells have been activated to sabotage!!! Three consecutive days ,...
by rrao
11 Aug 2019 19:51
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 4197
Views: 1221612

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

Guys, just a thought, little late I know, how will S-400 and Indian C 17, C 130J and even Rafale communicate? Don't think americans will allow that. Does that mean Those planes will not operate in the theater where S-400 are deployed? CABS develops IFF system Scientific Advisor to the defence minis...
by rrao
19 Jun 2019 15:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2679
Views: 418872

Re: Military Flight Safety

Terrain avoidance and warning system. some info in the following link https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Terrain_Avoidance_and_Warning_System_(TAWS) . The system should warn, presence of an obstacle/terrain at least 10 nm before hand.primus 500 weather radar has a beacon mode, where ground beacons...
by rrao
19 Jun 2019 13:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2679
Views: 418872

Re: Military Flight Safety

Terrain avoidance and warning system. some info in the following link https://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Terrain_Avoidance_and_Warning_System_(TAWS) . The system should warn, presence of an obstacle/terrain at least 10 nm before hand.primus 500 weather radar has a beacon mode, where ground beacons ...
by rrao
18 Jun 2019 11:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2679
Views: 418872

Re: Military Flight Safety

AN-32 un upgraded version i believe has GPWS, Air data computer and Radio Altimeter. Airdata computer provides barrow altitude to GPWS(HOneywell?) . GPWS has synthesized voice warning system. Not sure whether GPWS takes input from Radio Altimeter or not. The radio Altimeter works for 1500 meters abo...
by rrao
18 Jun 2019 09:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2679
Views: 418872

Re: Military Flight Safety

c-295 was developed by nurtanio of indonesia by one Habibi who came from MD, if i am not wrong.Mr.Habibi later became a minister in indonesia!! Indonesia is not known for their aircraft design and manufacturing skills!!!
by rrao
11 Jun 2019 12:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2679
Views: 418872

Re: Military Flight Safety

IR sirji, non upgraded an-32 has GPWS with voice warning and PRIMUS-500 WR. GPWS coupled to airdata computer for baro altitude !!!Both are from sunstrand corp...
by rrao
11 Jun 2019 10:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2679
Views: 418872

Re: Military Flight Safety

its quite bizarre ,we could not locate the wreckage of An-32 so far with all the cartosat,Risat and other sensors of su-30mki and UAVs in hand. How can a plane disappear so all of a sudden with out a mayday call !!! Same thing happened with AN-32 over BOB!!! Has it been hijacked and taken to china? ...
by rrao
29 May 2019 13:35
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 5309
Views: 1347386

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

Flight Test Results for FOC done, w/IAF, their response awaited (as of Dec 2018). No sign of engine (stuck on cost). EW in devpt (by DRDO). I thought there was the issue of warranty by HAL. They wanted Honeywell which is just supplying engine to take on the warranty. And now they agreed to just buy...
by rrao
16 May 2019 11:36
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Helicopters
Replies: 5266
Views: 1129104

Re: Indian Military Helicopters

Boeing photographer is smart!!! Longbow radome is not seen clearly!!!
by rrao
26 Apr 2019 11:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019
Replies: 115
Views: 38047

Re: HJT-36 Sitara Intermediate Jet Trainer: News & Discussion - 24 April 2019

Kiran MK-II and Sitara have lot of similarities as far as air intakes,wing structure is concerned..Kiran already has wing-fences incorporated, which is now addition to modified sitara...Its very relieving to note that IJT has bee revived.... IJT also has similarities with Argentina's PAMPA jet train...
by rrao
05 Apr 2019 10:12
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019
Replies: 241
Views: 65375

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 06 March 2019

A TRIBUTE TO DR S R VALLURI, FORMER DIRECTOR OF CSIR-NAL AND VISIONARY AERO-SCIENTIST https://www.nal.res.in/en/latestupdate?ar_id=134 https://www.nal.res.in/medias/latest_update/big/88/dr-s-r-valluri-tribute-page-1.jpg https://www.currentscience.ac.in/cs/Volumes/116/05/0850.pdf Dr Sitaram Rao Vall...
by rrao
01 Feb 2019 17:34
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Military Flight Safety
Replies: 2679
Views: 418872

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

Arm chair marshals happily settled in phoren countries and sitting in their cozy homes, pls stay away from HAL!!! Under the circumstances, where ppl are trying to protect a nonsense company trying to produce a screw drivergiri fighter aircraft ,why sabotage can not be ruled out!!! :evil:

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