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22 Comments on "Finally, Tejas LSP-8 Takes Off"

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3 years 8 months ago

Let this be the first of many good news to follow; the turtle will outrun the hare in the long run.

Udayan

Anonymous
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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

Had not it get the IOC already??..now it will get the FOC isn't it?!

Anonymous
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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

Had not it got the IOC already?!….it will get the FOC now..isn't it??

Anonymous
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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

keep it up

Prasad
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Prasad
3 years 8 months ago

Bravo! Good Job.
Now Lets produce it in numbers to satisfy the needs of IAF!!!

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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago
Very good news , it is very important that they speed up the project and very quickly develop the prototype of MK2 and make it fly by this year end simultaneously develop the robotics assembly line.Identify the suppliers and have a reliable line up who can provide uninterrupted supplies.I am very happy with this small step mirage upgrade must be out and if they succeed in MK2 then rafale should be out too.If MBDA wants to sell then they have to integrate the MICA missile with the radar of the present planes or IAF should go with latest long range… Read more »
Raj Patel
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Raj Patel
3 years 8 months ago

Bring it Farnborough Pleaseeeeee.

Nicky
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3 years 8 months ago

If I were India, I would see if the Philippines are interested in their Military Hardware.

Prudhvi Raj
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3 years 8 months ago

Guys..there area few changes made on this aircraft than in earlier aircraft. Notice the changes in the air intake in front of the tail fin!!!!!!!

Anonymous
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3 years 8 months ago

If you have video then upload for us

Arpan
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Arpan
3 years 8 months ago
Shiv – as per the article AoA is 20 deg.In your post related to tejas IOC in JAN 10, 2011 you had mentioned that AoA for IOC is 22 deg & 24 for FOC. Why this shortcoming even now?? Could you please enlighten us as to how the manufacturer is looking to overcome these deficiencies before IOC-2. Also, What about the G limit iof this Airframe? Is ADA using LSP-6 for AoA enhancement & spin Tests?? Sorry for throwing too many questions at you, but its just that i would like to see this bird become a world class fighter… Read more »
Anonymous
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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

What is the angle of attack on jf17

Anonymous
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3 years 8 months ago

No matter how capable the LCA becomes, it will never match the sheer beauty of a F16, Mig-21 or the Mirage 2000.

Before everybody start's hi-fiving, let's not forget that this is just the MK-1 and not the Mk-2 final test vehicle.

As usual, the LCA project still has a LONG LONG way to go to reach the promise of what is considered a 4th gen aircraft by NATO.

Anonymous
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3 years 8 months ago

hal coudn't finish asimilating… slow speed taxi test data… they didn't find time… high speed taxi… in six months… lol… rofl…

Mr. RA
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Mr. RA
3 years 8 months ago

Well done.

Now the two seat trainer version of Tejas-Mk1 shall be accepted as the LIFT and shall be purchased in sufficient numbers. Then the Tejas-Mk2 will be economically more and more justified.

Abid
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Abid
3 years 8 months ago
Is it necessary that India shall invest in MMRCA, when we have such good aircraft (with exceptional handling & response) like Tejas. Can't a bulk of these equip our airforce? I have firm belief mix of only 2 aircrafts – SU30 & Tejas are sufficient for airforce for all needs in future decade. Indigenous developed can be very low cost so we can have large number of these- even exceeding the 65 – 70 squadrons. Huge mix of aircraft types such as mirage, mig 29, etc creates a lot of maintenance problems, spares management, trained manpower resourcing and even incur… Read more »
Aravind
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Aravind
3 years 8 months ago

It is good to hear this news,that they finally developed the LSP-8 after a delay of nearly 5 years.When they are going to develop Mk-II &AMCA????

Anonymous
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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

OT a bit, but how come there isn't a single video of Tajes in Ironfist, of the ground attack or the air to air. I understand if one photographer missed it, how can everyone miss it. Also ADA should have mounted some cameras on the pylon no images of that too, Shiv any idea.

M vijaya Kumar
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3 years 8 months ago

The india will soon manufacture its own aircraft this is the starting..
Agree!

Anonymous
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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

Sgiv video please and by report on lsp -6

sam wise
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3 years 8 months ago

LCA is a capable MMRCA even though the project is marred by delays & problem with Kaveri engine.Looking at the pic of LSP-8 there seems to be a few modifications to the air intakes,LEVCONs & Sweep angle of it's delta wings.LCA has a very low RCS in it's class of 4++ GEN fighters.If LCA had been in service by now it would have been an effective aircraft.

Well in the age of 5th GEN fighter dominance we are making 4++ GEN fighters,hope ADA learns from the mistakes of LCA & rolls out AMCA before 2017 time frame.

Anonymous
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Anonymous
3 years 8 months ago

LCA & IOC are poles apart. It is like asking when will India progress under congress rule?

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