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by pragnya
24 Feb 2011 11:29
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: AeroIndia 2011
Replies: 940
Views: 181042

Re: AeroIndia 2011

LCA clicked 'almost' at the same moment - by Rahul Devanth - http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/media/41219-2/lca2.jpg by Andreas Zeitler - http://www.flying-wings.com/airshows/11_aeroindia/tejas1/AI2011_Tejas-7469.jpg posted for both comparison and kicks!!! two stunning pictures. :P humble thanks to both.
by pragnya
23 Feb 2011 18:56
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 824953

Re: Indian Military Aviation

Tejas set to add teeth to IAF Gauda also informed the IAF had already placed orders for 40 LCA Tejas, and 83 more aircraft would be manufactured subsequently. :D “The helicopter, which could be useful in tackling insurgency, was flown on March 31 :?: last but some more flight trials were necessary....
by pragnya
23 Feb 2011 18:52
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 824953

Re: Indian Military Aviation

khukri wrote:Actually they specifically say thrust
http://www.honeywellforjaguar.com/opera ... nefits.php


noted. thanks.

infact 17% increase matches with the A/B thrusts - 8400lbf for RR vs 9850lbf for Honeywell. however this is only wrt RR Adour MK 811 and not MK 821.
by pragnya
23 Feb 2011 18:12
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 824953

Re: Indian Military Aviation

A little detective work and calculation will get you the answer. Honeywell say that their engine generates between 17% to 40%greater thrust. What Honeywell speaks of is 20 to 40% increase in 'aircraft performance' and not the increase in thrust. among other things like 'drop - fit' retrofit IOW no ...
by pragnya
23 Feb 2011 12:37
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Military Aviation
Replies: 4004
Views: 824953

Re: Indian Military Aviation

any idea what is the A/B thrust for Rolls Royce Adour 821 engine - which was being touted for the Jaguar engine upgrade/replacement?? this question may be moot considering the RR has withdrawn from the contest but still... i was searching for both RR Adour 821 and Honewell F125. while i got the spec...
by pragnya
21 Feb 2011 20:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010
Replies: 3205
Views: 588435

Re: MRCA Discussion - October 2, 2010

just adding to Rahul M's post above, here is the relevant section on the LCA from the 9th report of standing committee on defence - Reply of the Government The programme of indigenous development of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) had been initiated in August‟ 1983 with the Government sanction of an int...
by pragnya
21 Feb 2011 09:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: LCA News and Discussions
Replies: 3947
Views: 661550

Re: LCA News and Discussions

a couple of questions - 1. LCA has FLIR as part of the 'Lightening' LDP - which would do a similar job as an IRST. granted it is under the fuselage and for A2A it may not be as effective as a separate IRST positioned as in the SU 30MKI/Mig 29K/Rafale etc.. will positioning the Lightening pod in a di...
by pragnya
20 Feb 2011 18:54
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Attention non-members and lurkers !
Replies: 383
Views: 226818

Re: Attention non-members and lurkers !

hi all. been lurking for 2 years. the quality of discussion here is great. happy to be here.

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