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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 588
Views: 17127

Re: From Russia with truth

Putin projects an image of being a bear-wrestling shirtless badass for the world to consume. In English Vladimir Is not a name we hear, but we know of "Vlad the impaler" and this is likely where it comes from. A combination of both his brutal image and Vlad, not Vladimir being a name know...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 588
Views: 17127

Re: From Russia with truth

Notes in the margins: Someone, explain already to these idiots to English-speaking journalists that the abbreviated form of a name Vladimir is Vova, not Vlad. Vlad is the short form of the name Vladislav. And when Putin someone tries familiarly to call Vlad - it looks not only that it is ignorant (...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 588
Views: 17127

Re: From Russia with truth

Someone, explain already to these idiots to English-speaking journalists that the abbreviated form of a name Vladimir is Vova, not Vlad. Vlad is the short form of the name Vladislav./quote] Who cares? I would be happy every time they refer to him as Vlad instead of Putler. it looks not only that it...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 588
Views: 17127

Re: From Russia with truth

Notes in the margins: Someone, explain already to these idiots to English-speaking journalists that the abbreviated form of a name Vladimir is Vova, not Vlad. Vlad is the short form of the name Vladislav. And when Putin someone tries familiarly to call Vlad - it looks not only that it is ignorant (i...

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?
Replies: 53
Views: 5759

Re: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?

P1aneMad wrote:
Scorpius wrote:
any wealth in the capitalist world is based on criminal enrichment in one way or another.


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Oh, tell that to Karl Marx.

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 18, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 588
Views: 17127

Re: From Russia with truth

You are forgiven and let's see if you truly mean it and change your tune..... Forgive me to being a sceptic ;) The meaning of this custom of repentance for the wrongs inflicted, even if these grievances could have been caused accidentally. Some cleansing from the bad that you could do to others for...

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?
Replies: 53
Views: 5759

Re: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?

Ha, this is not the only example of copyright infringement by Western countries. When it comes to money, any laws are ignored. Military equipment doesn´t have copyright protection.... mathematical models neither. As for actual copyright infringement you may want to check how much in the way of comp...

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 588
Views: 17127

Re: From Russia with truth

Today in Russia day, which is called forgiveness Sunday. Oddly enough, even though it's a Church tradition - keep it, even atheists. In any case, I think it's a good tradition to adopt which is useful for any person. And today I want to ask all of you for forgiveness. Everyone who's offended. No har...

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?
Replies: 53
Views: 5759

Re: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?

I would like to remind you that PAС FA (Prospective Airborne Complex of Frontline Aviation) is created based on network-centric applications - that is used in conjunction with detection capabilities of ground, air and space-based. It is therefore possible that all these discussions "and whether...

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?
Replies: 53
Views: 5759

Re: PAK-FA - RCS / stealth design shortcomings? Esp. at rear?

The Russians invented stealth??? No, for real. The west just happened to have Computers fast enough to actually apply the theory to an airframe. P.Ya. Ufimtsev: Method of Edge Waves in the Physical Theory of Diffraction The National Air Intelligence Center bought it, translated it, probably violate...

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by Scorpius
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47315

Re: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board

oficial info: http://mak-iac.org/rassledovaniya/an-148-100b-ra-61704-11-02-2018/#116661 (now offline - overloaded?) info-only topic on russian forum: https://aviaforum.ru/threads/katastrofa-an-148-saratovskix-avialinij-informacija.45162/ russian text: Комиссия Межгосударственного авиационного комит...

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47315

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

According to Russian laws, all passengers were insured. Relatives of the victims will receive insurance payments in the amount of 2 million rubles for each victim. That's about $ 34,000. For those who were on a working trip and for the crew members will receive an additional 1 million rubles (~$ 17...

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47315

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

MHG wrote:
and RA-61704 was built in 2011 ...

RA-61704 was built in 2010:
https://russianplanes.net/REGINFO/1224

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47315

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

According to Russian laws, all passengers were insured. Relatives of the victims will receive insurance payments in the amount of 2 million rubles for each victim. That's about $ 34,000. For those who were on a working trip and for the crew members will receive an additional 1 million rubles (~$ 17 ...

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47315

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

https://scontent-frt3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/27907868_1781840678542098_6131367713036667010_o.jpg?oh=9b0a67a1d29f1eb1b82f715db6862a44&oe=5B0E2261 https://scontent-frt3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/27908235_1781840751875424_216676144661662983_o.jpg?oh=2fae2c7294fb24db99908b1fb24a5d43&oe=5B0C147...

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47315

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

Excuse me, why are two texts missing from me? With a list of victims and photographs? All this information is published in public sources and is official, but the messages are simply deleted. Did I do something wrong?

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by Scorpius
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: An-148 crash near Moscow kills all 71 people on board
Replies: 191
Views: 47315

Re: AN-148 with 71 people gone missing

From me to the crash site is only 30 kilometers...
This plane was built with my participation.
This is terrible.

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by Scorpius
Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

Well - that means we'll have to go through France and Spain. I am sure they will not mind. Historically, nobody objected to letting Russian troops through yet. Just how it happened. You got you ass handed to you in Afghanistan. Historically Russian forces need way superior numbers to get anywhere a...

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

B1B and Tu-160 have different concepts of combat use. Tu-160 is not part of the air defense zone - it simply launches missiles from a distance of 4-5 thousand kilometers, and returns to the base for reloading. And B1B at the moment does not even carry strategic weapons - only free-falling bombs, as...

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

You probably realize that Russia is by a large margin military power #2 in the world, In what Fantasy world? Do you really think USA, France or Britain will start the nuclear war over Poland or even Germany? Portugal! Kinda hard to get to Portugal without going trough France.... Not necessarily. Le...

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

If you are not too overworked with these insults? Notice that neither I, nor anrec80, nor anyone else, called you any agent (CIA , for example). If you don't respect us, we won't condescend to your opinion either. In the end, your rudeness towards opponents getting tired. And the same accusations o...

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

Ozair wrote:
B-1B is a launch platform for both variants of JASSM and the LRASM.

Сompare this with the range of X-555 (2,000-3,500 km) or X-101 (5,500-7,500 km), which are part of the Tu-160 armament (up to 12 X-555 missiles).

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

Nice to see a clean TU-160 with no big gaps / leaks and some new paint! It's an interesting aircraft - I'm a little surprised they retained the same high supersonic speed capabilities instead of going the way of the B1B, but I suppose size constraints prevented any type of terrain-following ability...

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by Scorpius
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

For the Olympics: if there was a government led doping program (yes it has been proven before you get started, from 2008), that country plus all athletes would probably have been banned, so yes Russia was a special case, it was treated better than others, why is the question and the same for CAS. U...

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by Scorpius
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

Putins not dangerous, America is dangerous, plus it’s not just Germany buying Russian gas, the US should stop meddling in European affairs, wasn’t the US under Trump supposed to isolate itself from the world, it’s not doing a very good job of it. Gotta try harder than that if you want to earn that ...

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by Scorpius
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

Great you will accept the Dutch court system, good for you. You're wrong, I didn't say that. And that's why there is no way to have an intelligent debate with you about the subject, you will shoot down every option besides the official Russian version and you will believe no justice system besides ...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

Dutchy wrote:

Great you will accept the Dutch court system, good for you.

You're wrong, I didn't say that.

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian space movie
Replies: 6
Views: 377

Re: Russian space movie

I have hopes that this film will be better than "Gravity" (in which everything gravity-related was just wrong). David Yeah, I watched this movie and it is more close to reality than "Gravity". However, forget about the fact that the film is based on real events - in fact to the ...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

We will see what happens in a Dutch court of law. I was just talking about it. You blame the Russians even before the investigation is completed and held court. Too many questions and inconsistencies in the testimony exists now, and we have already dismantled. Russia had no reason to shoot down MH1...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

You are trying to manipulate the opinion of the people, shamelessly tricking and replacing facts. You may assume that MH17 shot down by Russia (though Putin personally). But until then, until proven guilty - you HAVE NO RIGHT to say that the crash of MH17 blame Russian. Just for the reason that the...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law
Replies: 98
Views: 2544

Re: Trump Refuses to Enact New Russia Sanctions Law

Russia, on the other hand, blocked an international criminal court. See the difference there? Russia's position was clearly explained: why introduce a separate Tribunal, which is not Express authority, when there are already existing under international agreements instance?\ You are trying to manip...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Russian space movie
Replies: 6
Views: 377

Russian space movie

"Salyut-7": https://www.startfilm.ru/images/base/film/f_660505/big_startfilmru1365698.jpg IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6537238/ Trailer: https://youtu.be/hAiZd3BQtKk "The Time of the firsts" (for worldwide release "Spacewalker"): https://b1.filmpro.ru/c/452227.jpg ...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes
Replies: 132
Views: 41209

Re: Russian Military Crashes

Su-25 downed by missile in Syria, near Saraqib, east from Idlib Pilot ejected, but killed on ground russian forum with more info: https://aviaforum.ru/threads/sbit-su-25-v-sirii.45136/#post-2159761 hit on 38 sec: https://youtu.be/E_wfI_4Y-SI more pics here: https://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/397...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: R u s s i a
Replies: 150
Views: 5676

Re: R u s s i a

BERLIN — The Dutch domestic intelligence service AIVD had access to the infamous Russian hacking group Cozy Bear for at least a year starting in mid-2014, local media outlets reported Thursday. According to the reports, the Dutch government alerted the United States to Russian interference in the 2...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: From Russia with truth
Replies: 588
Views: 17127

Re: From Russia with truth

The international Olympic Committee has refused the invitation to the Olympics justified CAS Russian athletes. According to the decision of the international community, citizens of Russia can now travel outside the country only in white clothes. Forbidden under pain of arrest to be in possession of ...

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by Scorpius
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Russian Military Crashes
Replies: 132
Views: 41209

Re: Russian Military Crashes

Su-25 downed by missile in Syria, near Saraqib, east from Idlib Pilot ejected, but killed on ground russian forum with more info: https://aviaforum.ru/threads/sbit-su-25-v-sirii.45136/#post-2159761 hit on 38 sec: https://youtu.be/E_wfI_4Y-SI more pics here: https://colonelcassad.livejournal.com/397...

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by Scorpius
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "Soyuz-2.1 a" successfully launched from the new cosmodrome "East"
Replies: 7
Views: 574

Re: "Soyuz-2.1 a" successfully launched from the new cosmodrome "East"

Thanks for the info Scorpius. Very glad to hear the mission was successful. Here's a video from the launch. The video belongs to YouTube channel SciNews. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFxC47TcdX8 Here is a link to the official broadcast of the space center "Yuzhny", commented employees ...

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by Scorpius
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "Soyuz-2.1 a" successfully launched from the new cosmodrome "East"
Replies: 7
Views: 574

Re: "Soyuz-2.1 a" successfully launched from the new cosmodrome "East"

flyingturtle wrote:
Wow, that dirty exhaust plumes!

What sort of diesel are the Russian rockets running on?


David

More eco-friendly than SpaceX
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by Scorpius
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: "Soyuz-2.1 a" successfully launched from the new cosmodrome "East"
Replies: 7
Views: 574

"Soyuz-2.1 a" successfully launched from the new cosmodrome "East"

The third launch from the new Russian cosmodrome "East" (Vostochny) was a success. All 11 satellites are displayed on the intended orbit. The composition of the payload carrier rocket "Soyuz-2.1 a" has brought the two Russian satellite remote sensing of the Earth "Kanopus-V&...

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by Scorpius
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

You misunderstood the news. Entered into a contract to supply 10 units of Tu-160M2, that is, to build a new aircraft , not to upgrade an existing one. While that is what you and some Russian Ministers claim I do not believe that is what will happen. This aircraft was the last remaining airframe tha...

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by Scorpius
Fri Jan 26, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

Interesting, we shall see if that one will fly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j32csHMk1s Will the Tu-95 be retired any time soon? Tu-95 for a long time can be used as a means of psychological suppression (you'll know what I mean if you ever flew the Tu-95 at low altitude, as that is why he was g...

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by Scorpius
Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

Russia certainly aren't sparing any expense in the upgrade. http://tass.com/defense/986945 US$270 million each is a lot of money and they are upgrading only one airframe each year. You misunderstood the news. Entered into a contract to supply 10 units of Tu-160M2, that is, to build a new aircraft ,...

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by Scorpius
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

Re: New Tu-160 first flight

Built aircraft was built 35 Tu-160 in the series, and 17 aircraft of this type in Russia. Strictly speaking, this instance can be described as Tu-160М1+, as it is the prototype of deep modernization of the Tu-160M2, thus constituting a transitional stage between the two versions. Russia certainly a...

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by Scorpius
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New Tu-160 first flight
Replies: 37
Views: 3031

New Tu-160 first flight

https://sdelanounas.ru/i/y/y/5/f_Yy5yYWRpa2FsLnJ1L2MzNy8xODAxLzNkL2JkYTRkNGFlZThiNS5qcGc_X19pZD0xMDMxNjM=.jpeg Built aircraft was built 35 Tu-160 in the series, and 17 aircraft of this type in Russia. Strictly speaking, this instance can be described as Tu-160М1+, as it is the prototype of deep mod...

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by Scorpius
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SSJ100 with new winglets
Replies: 35
Views: 8147

Re: SSJ100 with new winglets

Sabrelets? I wonder what SABRE things about that name... From the word "sabre": http://www.artluxe.com/published/publicdata/H2527VIP/attachments/SC/products_pictures/209618_enl.jpg In Russian they are called long-term: "саблевидные законцовки крыла". "saberlets" is a c...

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by Scorpius
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Mexico's Interjet $$$ problems & Sukhoi fleet
Replies: 102
Views: 27754

Re: Mexico's Interjet $$$ problems & Sukhoi fleet

Wow, what a powerful impact on the Superjet in the Western press. Even Bloomberg connected to the inflation of hysteria. It is believed that problems with the supply of engines has arisen due to the fact that at the moment, all production facilities were involved to ensure the construction of new pl...

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by Scorpius
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30
Replies: 12
Views: 751

Re: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30

Since when has Iraq ordered any Su-30? And you didn't know? In 2014, Iraq has bought 6 Su-30K. http://dinarvets.com/forums/index.php?/topic/209680-fighter-su-30-begins-the-first-iraqi-raids-against-daash/ Seems to have conflicting news items here: http://iraqidinarchat.net/?p=38463 "Defence Mi...

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by Scorpius
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30
Replies: 12
Views: 751

Re: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30

Then 6 a/c? Get a whole infrastructure set up for six a/c, and that would be more effective? They could also have chosen fo the MiG-29, which they already operate if your heart is set on Russian hardware. But it is a pointless purchase in my view. Su-30 does not require any special infrastructure, ...

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by Scorpius
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30
Replies: 12
Views: 751

Re: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30

For those interested - suspension scheme and nomenclature used weapons on the Su-30: https://cdn.fishki.net/upload/post/2016/11/28/2149410/tn/10-3.jpg Since when has Iraq ordered any Su-30? And you didn't know? In 2014, Iraq has bought 6 Su-30K. http://dinarvets.com/forums/index.php?/topic/209680-f...

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by Scorpius
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30
Replies: 12
Views: 751

Re: Myanmar will purchase 6 su-30

They could spend their money on better things than military hardware. Or get more JF-17 Thunder, of which they have 26 on order. Obviously, they decided that Chinese modification of the MiG-21 will be less effective. Then 6 a/c? Get a whole infrastructure set up for six a/c, and that would be more ...

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