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Old 17th May 2022, 18:28
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KA52 vibration issues

Not intended to start political arguments, but this is an interesting article: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zon...vwt67Jh7topa_c
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Old 18th May 2022, 10:12
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I can honestly say I've never experienced excessive vibrations in a KA-52.
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Old 23rd May 2022, 16:18
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Lots of ideas in that article but the first thing that came to mind for me is the Russians just aren't taking the time to do a proper track and balance of the rotor system in order to get the asset in the fight.
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Old 23rd May 2022, 17:01
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Watched the video and the actual helicopter doesn't appear to be shaking just the weapons pods. Are they designed to be dumped if the need arises?
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Old 23rd May 2022, 18:42
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212: maybe they wanted an area fire weapon system?
Not serious-curious that they let out those videos.
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