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    Sticky: Poll: The Damen MRAV designs we see today are concept...

    The Damen MRAV designs we see today are concept designs and would change for a customer. Several customers have ordered their OPV designs yet none so far look like the brochure. If we look at the P50...
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    Sticky: Poll: Just for my knowledge but I understood that...

    Just for my knowledge but I understood that Deadweight tonnage (DWT) was the amount of weight a vessel could carry. So empty weight + DWT would equal displacement, is this correct?
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    Sticky: Poll: I am confused, on the website and in the MRAV...

    I am confused, on the website and in the MRAV product brochure the weights are given as "displacement". In the individual product sheets it is given as DWT.
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    Yes it comes back to the amount of pilots you...

    Yes it comes back to the amount of pilots you have, more pilots per aircraft would allow to have fewer aircraft. The one downside is that each of those pilots will need to have their annual training...
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    Definitions are constantly changing in terms of...

    Definitions are constantly changing in terms of range and altitude.
    GBAD is a generic term meaning all Ground Base Air Defence systems. It could be a MANPAD or a S-400.
    VSHORAD is the latest term...
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    The Czechs and Hungarians are part of NATO and...

    The Czechs and Hungarians are part of NATO and their aircraft are only their contribution to the overall NATO air defence system.
    Normal practice is to have 2 A/C ready with a further 2 A/C as...
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    I have experience of KAI and have seen their...

    I have experience of KAI and have seen their design and production facilities for the T-50 aircraft. KAI is on a par with many western companies and in some areas it is ahead. They are the new boy on...
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    Time to get the pipe out, sit by the fire and...

    Time to get the pipe out, sit by the fire and enjoy a glass or two of the water of life.

    Sometime people say things that are perceived by others in a totally different way than the person...
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    Just sit back and think about your comment for a...

    Just sit back and think about your comment for a minute.

    It meas that we should ignore the F16 usage by the USAF, we should ignore the Grippen usage by the Swedish! The idea that is the country of...
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    An A321XLR will be an extremely difficult...

    An A321XLR will be an extremely difficult aircraft to obtain in the next years. Given the effects of Covid-19 on the long range air travel market there is strong demand for the XLR as it will allow...
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    We should not fall down the hole of "my aircraft...

    We should not fall down the hole of "my aircraft is better than your aircraft", even if we are all guilt of that at times. For those that cannot avoid this may I recommend the following:
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    We're going with IRIS-T instead.

    We're going with IRIS-T instead.
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    Both the JAS-39 and the FA-50 could be capable of...

    Both the JAS-39 and the FA-50 could be capable of providing air policing, both are very similar in terms of weight and have almost the same engine. The advantage the JAS-39 has its its integrated...
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    The whole concept proposed by Pilatus with the...

    The whole concept proposed by Pilatus with the PC-21 is an interesting one but it has to be understood and how it ties in with the overall fleet mix. The idea of LIFT came about to bridge the gap...
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    Uncle Vlad must be very happy.

    Uncle Vlad must be very happy.
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    IMHO it would be better to go with an agreement...

    IMHO it would be better to go with an agreement with a nation that has an existing fighter pilot training program.
    The reasons are:
    (a) you need qualified instructors to train the pilots,
    (b)...
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    To go from a PC9M to a JAS39/F16 the pilot would...

    To go from a PC9M to a JAS39/F16 the pilot would have to do LIFT, this could be a package with Saab/Sweden with the pilots doing this in Sweden. While LIFT is a minimum as the pilots would be flying...
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    It is what was stated at the start of the year. ...

    It is what was stated at the start of the year.

    https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/state-would-need-16-fighter-jets-for-full-air-defence-capability-expert-says-1.4184846
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    The amount of hours per airframe per year is...

    The amount of hours per airframe per year is determined by the number of pilots. Each pilot will require between 150 and 200 hours per year to train and maintain proficiency. If as was suggested we...
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    The Swedish AF got their first production E model...

    The Swedish AF got their first production E model in Dec 2019, it is currently under going testing. The next A/C was for Brazil but the Swedes should not slowly start to get more E models. Originally...
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    Just to show how carefully we have to handle CPFH...

    Just to show how carefully we have to handle CPFH here is an article which claims sources in the US DoD and the USAF, yet the values for the same aircraft do not always match.
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    The following report from the RAND Corp gives an...

    The following report from the RAND Corp gives an idea of some of the methods used by the USA to calculate CPFH, other nations will differ.

    https://apps.dtic.mil/sti/pdfs/AD1000756.pdf

    The...
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    A quick look at the figures shows why these types...

    A quick look at the figures shows why these types of comparisons without references or details are dubious.
    There is the F-16C at $22,514 and then the F-16 Block 40/50 (also a C model) at $7,000...
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    Maybe it is for the field deployment of the PC12s

    Maybe it is for the field deployment of the PC12s
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    All I can say is when it is safe take a trip...

    All I can say is when it is safe take a trip around Europe, go to the big ports and you will see Container transport by rail at all.
    But they are not limited to rail they also make extensive use of...
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