AMCA yet to take off from drawing board

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AMCA yet to take off from drawing board | idrw.org
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In a recent Interview Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne said to an aviation magazine, that AMCA India's homegrown fifth generation fighter aircraft is still to take off from the drawing board and still at feasibility study stage.
AMCA will be developed has Multirole aircraft medium weight 5 th generation aircraftwith stealth technology will be able to super cruise with advanced avionics and sensors .idrw.orghad earlier mentioned that Agencies are working on two or three AMCA designs and Model shown in Aero India 2011 was just one of the model .
ASR issued by Indian air force last year , pretty much stressed high on Stealth characters of the aircraft which has lead to considerablechanges in the original design, Air chief also mentioned that Engines , Avionics and designs itself , and the technology partners for the program has not been finalised yet .
Sources have told idrw.orgthat Tejas MK-II will carry many of the 5 th generation technology; advance variant of this will later find its way into AMCA, first Tejas MK-II aircraft according to sources will be ready by end of 2013 or early 2014 and will have itsfirst flight in end of 2014 .
Work on Design aspect of Tejas MK-II is complete and F414 - GE -INS6 engine will power the Mk II version, Tejas MK-II is one meter longer then Tejas MK-I , and will have a stretched nose and larger section behind cockpit for incorporating avionics components. Aircraft will be able to carry 1000 kg more on the external stores more than current 4000 kg carried by Tejas MK-I.
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Good news for tejas is
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Sources have told idrw.orgthat Tejas MK-II will carry many of the 5 th generation technology;
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first Tejas MK-II aircraft according to sources will be ready by end of 2013 or early 2014 and will have itsfirst flight in end of 2014
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carry 1000 kg more on the external stores more than current 4000 kg carried by Tejas MK-I.
 

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that AMCA India's homegrown fifth generation fighter aircraft is still to take off from the drawing board and still at feasibility study stage.
A brain storming session with fighter enthusiasts by ADL or other organisations is the best move. :p

Leaving everything with pure governmental scientists have dragged us a long way in many areas.
 

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Aero India 2013 we may get some more details abt amca.
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I hope kunal or say sir get some more details.
 

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Just now Tejas mk2 got out of drawing board ..:p
 

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already team has started work on AMCA, we need to check stealth airframe, even if it is UAV on miniture scale.
 

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Forget about AMCA for sometime. It has a long road to travel.

What we really need is to get the LCA Mk2 done right this time, without delays and cost escalation. This way we can get the basic technologies for AMCA ready before first flight.
 

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