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by Jackonicko
Fri 20 Nov 2020, 12:22 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 479
Views: 154022

Re: Interesting Internet

A recent publicity video released by the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) showed Omani Typhoons practising the air-to-ground role. Perhaps surprisingly, the Omani aircraft were shown dropping what appeared to be 2,000-lb GBU-10 LGBs - a weapon cleared for use on Typhoon back in 2006-7, and part of the...
by Jackonicko
Mon 14 Sep 2020, 5:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Interesting Internet
Replies: 479
Views: 154022

Re: Interesting Internet

Typhoon's new radar is detailed at:

Seems to have very little in common with the Kuwait/Qatar or German/Spanish Eurofighter AESA radars.....
by Jackonicko
Sat 09 Feb 2019, 10:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: First Typhoon/Brimstone mission
Replies: 0
Views: 935

First Typhoon/Brimstone mission

This may be of interest, perhaps? RAF Typhoons replace Tornados on Operation Shader m It’s an account of the Typhoon’s first operational mission on Op Shader carrying MBDA’s Brimstone 2 missile – an extraordinarily effective weapons whose precision and small warhead allows attacks against fleeting t...
by Jackonicko
Sat 09 Feb 2019, 10:25 pm
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Tornados left in service
Replies: 89
Views: 27734

Re: Tornados left in service

Tornado bows out

https://www.facebook.com/aerospaceanaly ... __tn__=K-R

This may be of interest, perhaps? It includes details of the pair used on the last op mission, etc.
by Jackonicko
Mon 23 Apr 2018, 10:55 am
Forum: Heads Up/OTT
Topic: Tornados left in service
Replies: 89
Views: 27734

Re: Tornados left in service

https://www.facebook.com/pg/aerospacean ... e_internal

gives:

ZA556/047, ZA585/054, ZA601/066, and ZD716/084

as the aircraft on the 14 April Storm Shadow mission.
by Jackonicko
Tue 19 Sep 2017, 9:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Typhoons for Qatar
Replies: 1
Views: 1340

Re: Typhoons for Qatar

Typhoon deal strengthens UK-Qatar Defence relationship
https://www.facebook.com/aerospaceanaly ... 0344214126

Major news sources judge Qatari Typhoon deal surprising – Aerospace Analysis & Insight was expecting it all along!
https://www.facebook.com/aerospaceanaly ... 2900900537
by Jackonicko
Mon 18 Sep 2017, 6:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: So why are the Austrians ditching Typhoon?
Replies: 1
Views: 1435

So why are the Austrians ditching Typhoon?

So why are the Austrians ditching Typhoon? [SIZE="5"]Austria’s deliberately down-graded Eurofighters are to be retired prematurely, amid criticism of missing capabilities:[/SIZE] On 7 July 2017 Austria’s Social Democrat Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil announced that the Luftstreitkräf...
by Jackonicko
Wed 13 Sep 2017, 7:02 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: RAF P-8A Poseidon - Not too long to wait?
Replies: 8
Views: 3023

RAF P-8A Poseidon - Not too long to wait?

RAF Poseidon - Not too long to wait? RAF Poseidon - Not too long to wait? Reports suggest that the first of nine P-8A Poseidon being built for the RAF (ZP801, line number 6560) has been spotted on the flight line at Renton, waiting it's first flight. Seasoned Boeing-watchers have estimated that the ...
by Jackonicko
Tue 12 Sep 2017, 6:51 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Gripen Aggressor
Replies: 0
Views: 1061

Gripen Aggressor

Saab unveiled its Gripen Aggressor concept today at DSEI 2017. The new variant is intended to perform realistic air combat training, and is being pitched to meet the UK MOD’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) and United States Air Force’s Adversary Air (ADAIR) requirements. Recogni...