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by Austin
06 Jan 2019 21:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Good find Singha , The facility looks big enough to service wide body type as well. This looks like Boeing facility do we have similar facility for Airbus in India ? AI certinly has a huge facility in Mumbai you see many aircraft parked out there but what type of MRO they do out there is unknown , I...
by Austin
06 Jan 2019 14:17
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Max 8 PR , says 14 % more fuel effecient than late model B 737-800

MAX efficiency, MAX reliability, MAX passenger appeal - Boeing's new 737 MAX



BOEING 737 MAX 8 TUI Fly COCKPIT VIEW from AMSTERDAM to ROTTERDAM

by Austin
06 Jan 2019 13:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Indigo N/A N/A at Chennai on Jan 3rd 2019, engine shut down in flight

https://www.aeroinside.com/item/12569/i ... -in-flight
by Austin
06 Jan 2019 13:28
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4204
Views: 213871

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

I read during BO tenure of 8 years the Fed did not raise interest rate even once but just 2 year tenure of DT , Fed raised interest rates 4 times.

If true it means the Deep State is shafting DT via Fed
by Austin
06 Jan 2019 12:26
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

I guess they would have chosen the LEAP(CFM) option for A321 neo :mrgreen: CEO means “Current Engine Option” with CFM-56 and 2 others. NEO means “New Engine Option” with CFMI-1A or P&W 1100G. The NEO has greater range, payload and fuel economy and bigger engine cowl. I mean the problem is only ...
by Austin
06 Jan 2019 11:43
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018
Replies: 974
Views: 181166

Re: Indian Navy News & Discussion - 03 July 2018

I wonder if they still use it in 2018 , this is an old and obsolete missile can be used as target missile though.

The Styx were greatly indeginised including many electronics system and radars were Indian one , Rakesh if you remeber we discussed in late 90's Project Orel at BRF
by Austin
06 Jan 2019 11:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Disruptive Technologies List
Replies: 19
Views: 1604

Re: Disruptive technologies List

Indeed coloured night vision is impression , how long till we get coloured thermal sights
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 23:29
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4345
Views: 411346

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

IAF hasent paid and HAL will never be broke GOI will bail them out like they do for AI
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 23:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3445
Views: 567973

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Japan economy with 250 prevent debt gdp cannot play this game long and growing just 1 % won’t help them , other than india no one can compete with Chinese navy in IOR
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 23:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 776
Views: 94130

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

That is what i said in Chinese aviation thread all planes are safe as long as they certified by the local aviation authorities because all follow FAA standards if you want to sell your aircraft in US or Europe you need to get additionally FAA or EASA certified. Boeing and Airbus follow monopolistic ...
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 20:07
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

The GTF technology is turning out to be unreliable and they will be maintenance heavy compared to High Bypass engine like LEAP which so far has been reliable.
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 18:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 776
Views: 94130

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

Pictures of MS-21-300 taken during first Roll Out and Flight via fotografersh https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/476282/414616.713/0_1041de_f3b0241f_orig.jpg https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/3313/414616.70e/0_103b2a_18fc29a9_orig.jpg https://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/216168/414616.713/0_1041d0_ae6cea0c_o...
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 17:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Russian Weapons & Military Technology
Replies: 1529
Views: 206833

Re: Russian Weapons & Military Technology

Video: First Flight of New IL-78M-90A Air Tanker with 52 T fuel

https://twitter.com/RSS_40/status/1078410906382598145
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 17:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4345
Views: 411346

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Bala Vignesh wrote:
Austin wrote:
Same like we had those big Philips Analog Radio back in days that need license to operate and now small Digital ones


Sorry about OT, we required license for radio reception back in the day??


Yes Sort of
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 16:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4345
Views: 411346

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

Another thing I heard the part Analog FBW of JF-17 does not allow more than 6g, 7g Turns A genuine question, what is Analog FBW? How can FBW be Analog? FBW is by default involves a computer. There is nothing Analog about it. Same like we had those big Philips Analog Radio back in days that need lic...
by Austin
05 Jan 2019 10:41
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4204
Views: 213871

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

From assembling pov this is good as the foxcon factory down south will generate more jobs hopefully can be the main manufacturing hub away from China to export globally Even cheap iPhone will have to compete in Indian market with likes of Indian Chinese and Korean model which is a uphill task for th...
by Austin
04 Jan 2019 22:34
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Perspectives on the global economic changes
Replies: 4204
Views: 213871

Re: Perspectives on the global economic changes

found this in comment section of Peter Schiff video by Gregory Mannarino https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZLmyRkODpI Gregory Mannarino 12 hours ago More of the same, suppressed interest rates and money printing will only serve to exacerbate the current issues involving the stock market/debt market/e...
by Austin
04 Jan 2019 11:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015
Replies: 4345
Views: 411346

Re: Indian Military Aviation - 21 Sept 2015

A lot will depend on JF-17 aerodymanic quality not just engine a good engine wont make a bad design go ballistic , They are trying to over come some of its aerodynamic deficiency with radars and weapons and likely tactics will also play an important role , JF-17 is a simple design which is what it w...
by Austin
04 Jan 2019 10:37
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Looks like our aviation policy is seriously screwed up with taxes , high fuel prices and hidden cost. The choice is you run a low cost airline with Low QOS or run a decent airline that cant compete with Low cost ones , what ever you run you end up in loss and the winner is the one who bears the leas...
by Austin
04 Jan 2019 10:33
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Dileep wrote:How to become a millionnaire?

Be a Billionnaire and then start an Airline.


Dileep looks like all airline in India is running at a loss but just that Jet loss is bigger than Indigo , The write up below provides good insight

Jet Needed Just One Rupee to Avert This Tailspin
by Austin
04 Jan 2019 07:22
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Thanks Negi

Talking to some one in the know mentioned Indian airline business runs on 6 % margin and the tax imposed by government and fuel cost make this unsustainable business except for those with deep pockets
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 22:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3445
Views: 567973

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

Prepare for war & boost training, Chinese military tells troops

https://www.rt.com/news/448004-china-tr ... epare-war/
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 22:21
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Air Force News & Discussion - 15 Dec 2016
Replies: 2097
Views: 390799

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

The numbers could include active squadron plus reserves and probably even number plated aircraft/squadrons
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 21:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Webinar on 'Regional Transport Aircraft of India'

by Austin
03 Jan 2019 21:56
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

It would be sad to see them go no matter the shortcomings as you both have mentioned , We already lost KF
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 21:37
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 964
Views: 150415

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

souravB wrote:X-posting from Aero India thread
The full Webinar on LCA Navy CLAW


This is a treasure trove of information which shows the progress SDREs have made in carrier borne aircrafts.


Good Video , Seems the Tejas has to land at higher AOA , The control law work is quite an eyeopener
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 17:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018
Replies: 776
Views: 94130

Re: International Aerospace Discussion - Jan 2018

So that means they were test flying with passengers on LSP machines at best? Could only happen in Cheen where life is cheap me thinks. Hold on to that , If you say Cheeni life is cheap by Chini manager will kill me for reading that :lol: You cant fly a civilian aircraft without getting a certificat...
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 16:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3445
Views: 567973

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

U.S. Interest Grows as More J-20 Details Emerge

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news ... ils-emerge
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 16:03
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3445
Views: 567973

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

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First Pictures from the Moon by Chinese Spacecraft
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 15:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 118
Views: 36587

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

I am hoping any one visiting Aero India this time would ask DRDO on HGV program , I am sure they must be having multiple program including glide vehicle ,hoping to hear more from them this time around.
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 15:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018
Replies: 118
Views: 36587

Re: Indian Missiles News & Discussions - 17 Dec 2018

BRF'ites wrote a brief write up on HGV program with inputs from brar_w for US system ( Thanks brar_w )and few others , Comments and Suggestions welcome.

https://austinstalk.blogspot.com/2018/1 ... hical.html
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 12:25
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV
Replies: 2007
Views: 260374

Re: India-US relations: News and Discussions IV

"Don't Know Who's Using It": Trump's Dig At PM Modi For Afghan Library WASHINGTON: HIGHLIGHTS Trump said the library built by India was of no use in Afghanistan India has committed $3 billion in assistance to help rebuild Afghanistan India behind reconstruction of Afghan parliament, high ...
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 11:33
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014
Replies: 2852
Views: 322135

Re: Su-30MKI: News and Discussion - August 9, 2014

What was the HAL price for the new 40 Su-30MKIs? Ramana , HAL offered IAF 40 new MKI keeping cost constant or frozen cost as they say which is $61-62 USD Million per aircraft which is the price they are selling the IAF since early 2010. So 40 MKI give and take will cost $2.5 Billion USD Considering...
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 11:25
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 964
Views: 150415

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

^ Why do we keep discussing Rafale for Vikrant and Vikram, Rafale will not fit in lift of either carrier and even if we sort that out Dassault will require IN funding for Ski jump operations certification. So all said and done just fielding a squadron of Rafale will cost over 6 billion IMO... We re...
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 11:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016
Replies: 3445
Views: 567973

Re: China Military Watch - Sept' 2016

China lunar rover successfully touches down on far side of the moon, state media announces

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/01/02/heal ... index.html
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 10:55
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Naval LCA - News and Discussion
Replies: 964
Views: 150415

Re: Naval LCA - News and Discussion

A single engine small fighter like Tejas would have serious limitations on IN aircraft carrier fleet of no more than 1 today , 2 by 2023 and 3 by mid 2030's , With small fleet they would need a big medium size aircraft like Rafale. IN AC as a thumb rule operated 60 % Choppers and 40 % aircraft , so ...
by Austin
03 Jan 2019 10:44
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion
Replies: 4870
Views: 366861

Re: Civil Aviation Development & Discussion

Dileep they stopped providing meal few months back to save on cost else Jet used to provide decent food. Now it puffs and cupcakes onleee

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