VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby ryogi » 04 Nov 2019 15:01

Kashi wrote:
chetak wrote:look a the fit and finish and compare with the work of our stodgy PSUs

Indeed

I see what you did there :rotfl:

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby chetak » 04 Nov 2019 15:08

Shiny Rafale


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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby chetak » 04 Nov 2019 15:09

ryogi wrote:
Kashi wrote:Indeed

I see what you did there :rotfl:

yes I did.

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Indranil » 05 Nov 2019 00:07

Photo magic on an LSP. SPs have much better finishing. But are we in a beauty contest?

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Kartik » 05 Nov 2019 00:11

chetak wrote:Shiny Rafale

You have heard of PS and other software that help "enhance" images right?

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Rakesh » 05 Nov 2019 07:53

Can we stop this and get back to Rafale discussion?

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Kartik » 06 Nov 2019 03:33

Some of you might have seen this earlier, but I just watched this stunning aerobatics display again and enjoyed it a lot. One heck of an agile fighter, the Rafale and the display was planned out and done beautifully to demonstrate its agility.

Rafale flying display at Paris Air Show 2019

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby srai » 07 Nov 2019 12:27

^^^

Would be interesting to see how it compares with Su-30MKI. Maybe one day we will get to read about it like the one about Mirage-2000 vs MiG-29 for a box of whiskey :twisted:

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Chinmay » 07 Nov 2019 14:32

Not sure if this was posted before


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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Kartik » 08 Nov 2019 03:44

Enjoy!

IAF Rafale RB001 and RB002

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Twitter link

Indian Airforce pilots training started in Bordeaux Mérignac. This training is designed to familiarize Indian pilots with the #Rafale

As part of this 18-month training, which will come to an end in March 2021, pilots will perform 800 flights at an average rate of 3 flights/day

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Kartik » 09 Nov 2019 05:38

Rafale RB003..with the IAF roundel placed differently than on RB001 and RB002..very strange.

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby kit » 09 Nov 2019 08:38

Kartik wrote:Rafale RB003..with the IAF roundel placed differently than on RB001 and RB002..very strange.

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Maybe some "unpaintable" sensors in that place ?

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby srai » 10 Nov 2019 10:38

^^^

Looks to be in a better visibility area from bottom.

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Kartik » 10 Nov 2019 11:47

kit wrote:
Kartik wrote:Rafale RB003..with the IAF roundel placed differently than on RB001 and RB002..very strange.

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Maybe some "unpaintable" sensors in that place ?


No that can’t be it. The likely reason may be that from RB-004 onwards it will be in front of the intake and not behind the canards where the roundel is a bit obscured.

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby dinesh_kimar » 10 Nov 2019 12:00

^ The IAF roundel in new location is difficult to paint due to fuselage curvature.

The earlier location was standardized on all types, incl. Egypt / other builds.

This location has a new accessory, looks like an access door, pointing to an "India specific enhancement".

(Speculation: happy to be corrected and learn) - They may have moved roundel location as repeated servicing around this area may lead to premature paint wear.

"India specific Enhancement" may be access door for external M-88 starter, to enable jump starting at sub zero temperature.

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby tsarkar » 10 Nov 2019 21:37

^^ Just trialling roundrel placement options.

As much as the IAF roundrel is elegant like a Pagri (Turban), I would prefer they went for a low-rez option like Naval Tejas. PAF has already implemented low-rez roundrels on its aircraft

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Indranil » 10 Nov 2019 21:52

kit wrote:
Kartik wrote:Rafale RB003..with the IAF roundel placed differently than on RB001 and RB002..very strange.

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Maybe some "unpaintable" sensors in that place ?

Those orange rectangles are reflector strips for night operations.

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Re: VayuSena Rafale: News and Discussions - 17 Oct 2016

Postby Rakesh » 11 Nov 2019 23:13

Flying & fighting in the Dassault Rafale: Interview with a Rafale combat veteran
https://hushkit.net/2019/11/11/flying-f ... t-veteran/


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