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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #160 on: July 09, 2021, 06:32:14 PM »
So another aircraft crash landed and this the brand new embraer tucano?
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #161 on: July 09, 2021, 06:35:33 PM »
So another aircraft crash landed and this the brand new embraer tucano?

Apparently someone pulled rank and tried to take it for a spin despite not being trained for it.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #162 on: July 09, 2021, 08:42:56 PM »
^Ok so i used to browse (the now long gone) philskies.net. Doxxing clues stop there, but one commercial captain said that back when he was a pal av student, he would fly evenings for a gen av outfit WHILE he is studying for qualifications for that! Talk about literal on-the-job training.

Am aware that "fake" pilots are a rampant issue in pakistan. One of the legendary cases of all time prolly was the swedish guy. So after more than a decade on the job, i guess he faked it till he made it huh?  https://gizmodo.com/the-guy-who-flew-thousands-of-passengers-as-a-fake-pilo-5540789
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #163 on: July 09, 2021, 10:53:40 PM »
So another aircraft crash landed and this the brand new embraer tucano?

Apparently someone pulled rank and tried to take it for a spin despite not being trained for it.

Both versions of the story (MaxDefense's and PAF's) seem sketchy lol.

On the one hand Embraer is a huge multinational. I don't think they're a company that would easily be bullied into admitting fault if it wasn't actually their pilot who caused the mishap.

OTOH the PAF statements sound hella defensive.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #164 on: September 04, 2021, 10:28:58 AM »



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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #165 on: September 04, 2021, 01:07:02 PM »
^guns only?
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #166 on: September 04, 2021, 01:27:45 PM »
^guns only?

Edited: According to some sources its not an actual photo of the intercept and scramble.

AFAIK the AIM-9Ls have already been delivered.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #167 on: September 04, 2021, 05:42:37 PM »
^ i guess PAF has a fighting chance after all with fox one.
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #168 on: September 06, 2021, 10:21:59 PM »
^ Isn't it fox two (infrared guided)? AFAIK fox one (semi-active radar) is the AIM-7 or AIM-9C
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #169 on: September 07, 2021, 09:36:39 PM »
^yes, my bad.

Fox one
Indicates launch of a semi-active radar-guided missile (such as the AIM-7 Sparrow).
Fox two
Indicates launch of an infrared-guided missile (such as the AIM-9 Sidewinder).
Fox three
Indicates launch of an active radar-guided missile (such as the AIM-120 AMRAAM and AIM-54 Phoenix)
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #170 on: September 08, 2021, 10:55:08 AM »
Ah so that's what those mean. I keep on hearing DCS players on YT saying them when they launch their air-to-air missiles. If they get a hit, they say "splash".

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #171 on: September 08, 2021, 11:15:17 AM »
Learned it from following Ward Carrol and CW Lemoine's youtube channels
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #172 on: October 07, 2021, 02:05:15 PM »
Bad news is the PAF lost a chopper.

Good news is the PA gained some anti-tank punch.







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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #174 on: October 16, 2021, 06:50:41 AM »
It appears that PAF has taken delivery of 3 and acceptance of at least 1 battery of SPYDER ground-based air defense missile system.