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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #60 on: December 21, 2015, 07:39:10 AM »

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #61 on: December 21, 2015, 08:03:01 AM »
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Offline lahar

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #62 on: December 23, 2015, 06:25:27 PM »
From the recent AFP Day. PAF FA-50 sporting a pair of old-stock AIM-9Bs (probably for the old Crusaders, Sabrejets and Freedom Fighters).


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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #63 on: December 31, 2015, 01:16:03 PM »
Major Mark Anthony Madduma and Major Paquito Malano, Jr., pilots of our first ever FA50s.




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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #64 on: January 12, 2016, 09:45:03 AM »
Comparison of cockpits:

AS-211 (the only flying jet aircraft the PAF had before the FA-50):



FA-50



Compare the FA-50 to the F-16. Very similar layout:


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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #65 on: January 19, 2016, 08:37:03 PM »
Comparison of cockpits:

AS-211 (the only flying jet aircraft the PAF had before the FA-50):



FA-50



Compare the FA-50 to the F-16. Very similar layout:



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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #66 on: February 23, 2016, 12:33:46 PM »
Super Tucano demoing for the PAF


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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #67 on: February 25, 2016, 04:48:08 PM »
Pwede din yang Super Tucano pang CAS ano

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #68 on: February 25, 2016, 05:07:28 PM »
Pwede din yang Super Tucano pang CAS ano

Future replacement for the Vietnam War-era OV-10.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #69 on: April 01, 2016, 10:46:55 AM »
The Philippine Navy is procuring two AgustaWestland AW159 helicopters configured to anti-submarine and surface warfare roles.
Finmeccanica, parent company of AgustaWestland, said the contract for the helicopters was signed in the Philippines and is worth about $113.1 million.
The AW159s will be built in Britain at a Finmeccanica Helicopter plant and delivered in 2018.

http://www.upi.com/Business_News/Security-Industry/2016/03/31/Philippines-buys-anti-submarine-warfare-helicopters/2181459436552/


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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #70 on: April 01, 2016, 12:13:22 PM »
I hope they don't crash it.
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #71 on: April 19, 2016, 02:40:46 PM »
Watched the 2 FA-50 doing training flybys over Taal Lake just now. From silhouette they do look like baby F-16s.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #72 on: April 19, 2016, 04:37:49 PM »
I'm more interested in HIMARS with surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missile configurations.

That would be a more effective deterrent IMO.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #73 on: April 19, 2016, 08:39:33 PM »
^too expensive (even the Singaporeans admit to it) when there are other systems elsewhere (e.g. Israelis). Also if ever we get the HIMARS there appears to be geopolitical considerations involved (upsetting the regional balance of power).

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #74 on: April 19, 2016, 10:28:39 PM »
Its not like the regional balance of power isn't already being upset by a certain party.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #75 on: April 20, 2016, 05:30:35 AM »
Its not like the regional balance of power isn't already being upset by a certain party.
The US has this impression that we are the Turkey of SE Asia. Look it up.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #76 on: April 20, 2016, 07:12:32 AM »
Uh huh. Just look at what's happening right now in our own back yard.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #77 on: April 20, 2016, 04:44:17 PM »
As much as we want to up-arm, we have to tread lightly. Its frustrating but the US is helping but we have to prove to them tgat we can be responsible.

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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #78 on: April 20, 2016, 04:56:56 PM »
^ it will all end when the dudirty wins. we might have two armed forces . 
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Re: Philippine Air Force
« Reply #79 on: May 16, 2016, 01:54:58 PM »
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