• Monday, January 20, 2020

Ratings Bilal Khan (Quwa) has received

  1. Mangus Ortus Novem rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread PN New Helicopter Procurement.

    Last I heard, the PN wanted a 10-11 ton multi-mission naval helicopter. It liked the NH90 NFH and, in turn, both Leonardo and Airbus...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 9:48 PM
  2. Falcon26 rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Turkish defense giant TAI opens first office in Pakistan.

    IMO Pakistan should consider investing in the TF-X, ATAK 2 and 10 ton Transport Helicopter.

    Jan 19, 2020 at 3:04 PM
  3. Cookie Monster rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    Yep. One idea is picking up Denel's Rooivalk Mk2. Denel is mostly using the same design, but I think there's scope for replacing the...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 5:15 AM
  4. Path-Finder rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    Strictly speaking, the "JF-17 approach" would be signing onto the T625 and T629. It's the same 6-ton platform for both utility and an...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 4:48 AM
  5. mudas777 rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    Strictly speaking, the "JF-17 approach" would be signing onto the T625 and T629. It's the same 6-ton platform for both utility and an...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 4:46 AM
  6. dBSPL rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    I suspect the T129 was sought for endurance and high-altitude ops, so it might specialize in our mountainous regions. But the Z-10ME...

    Jan 19, 2020 at 3:11 AM
  7. dBSPL rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    ATAK I is 5 tons, and comes in two variants, A & B T629 is 6 tons, a major upgrade of the ATAK I with Turkish engine and other parts....

    Jan 19, 2020 at 3:10 AM
  8. FCPX rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread After Christian Fair in India, Alan Warnes arrives in Pakistan.

    Yep so in the interview where the CAS said they're getting 26 JF-17Bs, he also said they're looking for a separate LIFT aircraft. They...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 6:06 PM
  9. cabatli_53 rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    ATAK I is 5 tons, and comes in two variants, A & B T629 is 6 tons, a major upgrade of the ATAK I with Turkish engine and other parts....

    Jan 17, 2020 at 10:10 PM
  10. cabatli_53 rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    Not everyone follows Turkey as rigorously as the Turkish members here, so there's measured skepticism about whether Turkey is working on...

    Jan 17, 2020 at 9:47 PM
  11. Ahmet Pasha rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread T-70 Helicopter Has Been Taken Out Of The Hangar.

    The PAF chose the AW139 over the S-70 for CSAR, but the Army might be interested in the T-70 as a potential replacement for the Pumas....

    Jan 17, 2020 at 12:59 PM
  12. Tank131 rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Export bids for JF-17 Thunder Multirole Fighter Aircraft..

    IMHO ... we shouldn't stop the JF-17 at all. I understand there's a cost to maintaining infrastructure, and by keeping the JF-17 alive,...

    Jan 17, 2020 at 11:56 AM
  13. Peaceful Civilian rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread JF-17B Updates, News & Discussion.

    It shouldn't matter if the Block-II doesn't have FBW. Ultimately, the Block-I and Block-II were meant to provide critical capabilities...

    Jan 17, 2020 at 5:29 AM
  14. Peaceful Civilian rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread JF-17B Updates, News & Discussion.

    Actually, ground clearance isn't the issue. @JamD determined that the Ra'ad's horizontal stabilizers would interfere with multiple parts...

    Jan 17, 2020 at 4:55 AM
  15. mingle rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    I suspect the T129 was sought for endurance and high-altitude ops, so it might specialize in our mountainous regions. But the Z-10ME...

    Jan 17, 2020 at 3:18 AM
  16. Hakikat ve Hikmet rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    I suspect the T129 was sought for endurance and high-altitude ops, so it might specialize in our mountainous regions. But the Z-10ME...

    Jan 17, 2020 at 12:54 AM
  17. Pakhtoon yum rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Export bids for JF-17 Thunder Multirole Fighter Aircraft..

    IMHO ... we shouldn't stop the JF-17 at all. I understand there's a cost to maintaining infrastructure, and by keeping the JF-17 alive,...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 11:14 PM
  18. HRK rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Pakistan Army's T-129 ATAK Helicopter Deal | Updates & Discussions..

    I suspect the T129 was sought for endurance and high-altitude ops, so it might specialize in our mountainous regions. But the Z-10ME...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 10:28 PM
  19. AgNoStiC MuSliM rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread Turk-Pak partnership goes beyond historical bonds.

    IMO the 4+/4.5 gen fighter would at best be a continually upgraded JF-17. Project AZM will remain the PAF's primary FGFA option, though...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 7:22 PM
  20. خره مينه لګته وي rated Bilal Khan (Quwa)'s post Thanks in the thread JF-17B Updates, News & Discussion.

    IMO a different use case. Ra'ad/Ra'ad II is primarily for delivering nuclear warheads, while the SOM is a long-range conventional...

    Jan 16, 2020 at 2:21 PM