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Forum: Military Aviation 10th Aug 2015, 09:33
Replies: 17
Views: 2,881
Posted By typerated
Perhaps you have a different coverage of the...

Perhaps you have a different coverage of the results down there? I think you will find the colonialists lost this week!

My first memory of sport was seeing Kim Hughes crying and watching flash...
Forum: Military Aviation 10th Aug 2015, 07:22
Replies: 17
Views: 2,881
Posted By typerated
I find it interesting that in such sports as...

I find it interesting that in such sports as rugby or cricket most English speaking people support two teams - their own and anyone playing Australia.

I wonder if they recognise the impression...
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Aug 2015, 11:12
Replies: 7,471
Views: 1,027,942
Posted By typerated
kbrockman, "I think the Dutch way of...

kbrockman,

"I think the Dutch way of ordering a limited amount of F35's in combination with another, lighter and cheaper, platform might be the way to go for us (maybe something like F35 and...
Forum: Military Aviation 14th Jul 2015, 19:29
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
Megan, There is a bit of a fuller...

Megan,


There is a bit of a fuller account in "Sydney Camm and the Hurricane"
published by Airlife , written by John Fazard- It's a very good book BTW


Think wing and good gun platform -...
Forum: Military Aviation 13th Jul 2015, 06:33
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
Yes that's the one Danny!

Yes that's the one Danny!
Forum: Military Aviation 12th Jul 2015, 11:42
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
The Hurricane design was flawed with thick wings...

The Hurricane design was flawed with thick wings - Farnborough gave Sydney Camm incorrect data.
I believe the Miles aircraft -which was cheaper and quicker to build outperformed the Hurricane.
Forum: Military Aviation 12th Jul 2015, 11:29
Replies: 7,471
Views: 1,027,942
Posted By typerated
Ken and SSSETOWTF, Personally I have a toe...

Ken and SSSETOWTF,

Personally I have a toe in the against camp. I don't doubt the majority of what you say- and I'm sure the aircraft will do a good job for a while- If the stealth, networking...
Forum: Military Aviation 12th Jul 2015, 09:44
Replies: 44
Views: 6,678
Posted By typerated
It appears to me that he has the height of bad...

It appears to me that he has the height of bad manners.
I don't care who he is, he should behave better than that.


I imagine the photographer is trying to do a professional job and some of that...
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Jul 2015, 07:41
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
Hempy, Yes I disagree - history showed...

Hempy,


Yes I disagree - history showed the Mossie is much more survivable getting to a target at night than a Lancaster - faster than the night fighters. They did a certain amount of work at...
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Jul 2015, 04:58
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
and vice versa - Lancasters bombing tanks are...

and vice versa - Lancasters bombing tanks are just as tactical as Typhoons rocketing them!
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Jul 2015, 04:57
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
That it is more about target choice than...

That it is more about target choice than airframe.

Bombs from a Mossie on a factory are just as stragetic as from a Lancaster or B-17
Forum: Military Aviation 5th Jul 2015, 03:49
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
Hempy, I'd suggest you are mistakenly...

Hempy,


I'd suggest you are mistakenly associating strategic with big aeroplanes
and tactical with small ones.
Forum: Military Aviation 4th Jul 2015, 22:48
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
PB, I think you would be surprised how...

PB,


I think you would be surprised how much it could carry and how far.


Especially at night when it does not need to use speed as a defence to the same degree.


Bomb load and range...
Forum: Military Aviation 4th Jul 2015, 22:43
Replies: 7,471
Views: 1,027,942
Posted By typerated
CM, I don't understand how his statement...

CM,


I don't understand how his statement can be true? Unless it has far better power to weight and less wing loading than we thought?


Still, it seems from LM"s latest spin that it does not...
Forum: Military Aviation 4th Jul 2015, 22:14
Replies: 86
Views: 10,388
Posted By typerated
Spits and Mossies only?

I remember reading a long time ago (I can't remember where) the idea that the RAF would have been better fighting WW2 with just combat two types: Spitfires and Mossies.

It is an obviously flawed...
Forum: Military Aviation 4th Jul 2015, 21:45
Replies: 7,471
Views: 1,027,942
Posted By typerated
Ken, I am interested in your comments on...

Ken,


I am interested in your comments on the Zero.I feel you just have focussed on turn rate exclusively.
I suspect if you look at the energy manoverability spectrum a P-40 would have places...
Forum: Military Aviation 4th Jul 2015, 21:26
Replies: 90
Views: 10,020
Posted By typerated
That's a really interesting post Fox3. ...

That's a really interesting post Fox3.


Have you a source for that information?
Forum: Military Aviation 27th Jun 2015, 00:09
Replies: 7,471
Views: 1,027,942
Posted By typerated
I agree Mr S. I think your product will...

I agree Mr S.


I think your product will sell more and more over the coming decade.
A lot of countries cannot afford F-35 (or Typhoon) and there are very few alternatives in the west - Rafale...
Forum: Military Aviation 19th Jun 2015, 05:40
Replies: 34
Views: 10,761
Posted By typerated
I'd have thought it was too slow?

I'd have thought it was too slow?
Forum: Military Aviation 14th Jun 2015, 10:07
Replies: 40
Views: 5,662
Posted By typerated
The ratio of 10 T-6C's and 28 Hawk T2s seems...

The ratio of 10 T-6C's and 28 Hawk T2s seems upside down.


I'd guess there has always been more JP/Tucanos than Gnats/Hawks in service?


Presumably there will be a fair few students that fly...
Forum: Military Aviation 12th Jun 2015, 06:58
Replies: 23
Views: 3,612
Posted By typerated
According to the Air Day website there will be a...

According to the Air Day website there will be a Yak 52 and a Chippy on static.


Why not a Bulldog too?
Forum: Military Aviation 30th May 2015, 09:12
Replies: 410
Views: 91,423
Posted By typerated
I didn't used to agree with either of you CM or...

I didn't used to agree with either of you CM or Leon.

It made sense to me that it had to be a far better way of 'affecting change' than conflicts - anything had to be better value for money than...
Forum: Military Aviation 28th May 2015, 08:42
Replies: 89
Views: 14,895
Posted By typerated
BS I don't disagree. I'd retire some other...

BS I don't disagree.
I'd retire some other platforms before the A-10
I just didn't understand the comment on gun accuracy (not effectiveness)
Forum: Military Aviation 27th May 2015, 07:48
Replies: 89
Views: 14,895
Posted By typerated
Yes I knew that about the F-15/A-10 guns. ...

Yes I knew that about the F-15/A-10 guns.


But that does not guarantee accuracy on the day for the A-10!


For none armoured targets I imagine there is little to chose in the effectiveness of...
Forum: Military Aviation 27th May 2015, 07:19
Replies: 89
Views: 14,895
Posted By typerated
" F15 doesn't have the accuracy of the A10 for...

" F15 doesn't have the accuracy of the A10 for close strafing."


I have seen many A-10's miss with the gun and lots of F-15E's hit.
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