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    Chengdu J-20 5th Generation Aircraft News & Discussions

    It is better to underestimate and be thought a fool than run your mouth and remove all doubt. https://eurasiantimes.com/china-exclusive-space-station-will-indian-isro-meet-its-2030-deadline/
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    Air Forces Monthly - summary of updates to JF-17

    One other important metric is % at which the target is acquired. Russian metric uses 50% and I think the U.S. metric uses 70 or 80%.
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    Air Forces Monthly - summary of updates to JF-17

    So around 5 sq meters.
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    Air Forces Monthly - summary of updates to JF-17

    Did they specify the size of the target? 3 M^2 or 5?
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    Global Tensions grow as Chinese Rocket Scientist Defects to the West : Express UK

    With the level of Covid control in Beijing how the hell did they manage to sneak a person out?
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    PAF J10CP - will perform flypast on 23rd March , 2022 l Shaikh Rasheed Ahmed

    The next batch of J-10C will be produced in Guizhou. Chengdu will exclusively focus on J-20 going forward.
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    Chengdu J-20 5th Generation Aircraft News & Discussions

    Full intro if all goes according to plan. They are already trialing with one engine.
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    Chengdu J-20 5th Generation Aircraft News & Discussions

    No earlier than 2027.
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    German Navy Commander: We, India and Germany need Russia against China

    What was he thinking discussing this in India of all place? They can’t keep a secret for more than 12 hours.
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    Chengdu J-20 5th Generation Aircraft News & Discussions

    What are you talking about? WS-10C has been in service for at least two years. In fact we've been sharing photos of the new engines with black nozzles for the past few pages.
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    PAF J10CP - will perform flypast on 23rd March , 2022 l Shaikh Rasheed Ahmed

    One My guess would be either: 1) Use AWAC to provide intercept coordinates. But this was during the late 90s/early 2000s when China didn't have many AWACS, so maybe 2) Flanker's wingman opened its radar to scan for the J-7 and relayed the data to its partner or 3) The pilot used IRST to pick...
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    News: Nigeria Orders 7 more JF17s

    What did the Bhakts do now?
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    Tragic : Four Indians Freeze To Death on Canada-US Border

    Didn’t know that they had such harsh immigration laws in Canada. Thanks.
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    JF-17 Block-3 -- Updates, News & Discussion

    When the deal happens, RIP Argentinian cattle.
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    F-16 Rolls While SU-30 Crawls

    Not a fair comparison since the Viper is single engine whereas the Flanker is not only twin engined, but the engines are spaced very far apart, which gives it a much larger angular momentum to overcome during rolling maneuvers.

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