JF-17 Thunder / FC-1 Xiaolong

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Yeah sure, JF-17 is better than Tejas according to an exfart who calls Tejas as Teja. LOL. Pakistani unpad awaam
Depends, Block-III is a good aircraft. LCA problem is low production speed.
 

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Depends, Block-III is a good aircraft. LCA problem is low production speed.
It's not the fault of HAL that production rate of Tejas is less, IAF had given small orders for Tejas MK-1 so for a small order like that, a small production rate was expected.

In simple words : Bigger the order, more the production rate, Smaller the order, lesser the production rate.

Upcoming Tejas MK-1A which has been ordered in numbers of 83 will have a higher production rate as compared to Tejas MK-1. I.e Tejas Mk-1A will be produced at a rate of 16 per year.
 

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Jf-17 is the Pakistani bride sold to a Chinese men.

Fcuked by chinkis
Most of the components of JF-17 are Chinese. Pakistanis claim that JF-17 is a joint venture between China and Pakistan but my only question is :

"What has Pakistan Contributed to the development of the JF-17"?

Answer is "LOL"..
 

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Most of the components of JF-17 are Chinese. Pakistanis claim that JF-17 is a joint venture between China and Pakistan but my only question is :

"What has Pakistan Contributed to the development of the JF-17"?

Answer is "LOL"..

Never saw them advertising their so called components. Even a small MSME in INDIA is supplying components to Sukhoi 30 MKI and Tejas .

For me JF17 is a mystery.
 

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If I am not wrong, PAF pilots acted as consultants in the JF-17 project, these Pilots were F-16 pilots and on the experience of flying F-16 had given advice to the designers/engineers in JF-17 program. Basically they wanted to have their own F-16 type fighter jet.
 

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Block 1 2 not good but block 3 good
How so ?
Would love to know
JF-17 block 1 & 2 were not even as Advanced as LCA Tejas's Prototype but JF-17 block 3 will be a good plane with modern features like AESA Radar, Upgraded sensors, software etc.

JF-17 block 3 is a decent aircraft I would say.
 

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JF-17 block 1 & 2 were not even as Advanced as LCA Tejas's Prototype but JF-17 block 3 will be a good plane with modern features like AESA Radar, Upgraded sensors, software etc.

JF-17 block 3 is a decent aircraft I would say.
Only because of avionics but still that doesn't address the main shortcomings of that plane which is why PLAAF doesn't want that plane at all.
 

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Only because of avionics but still that doesn't address the main shortcomings of that plane which is why PLAAF doesn't want that plane at all.
PLAAF does not have a requirement for JF-17. What will PLAAF do by inducting JF-17 in it's service? Keep in mind that PLAAF is trying to match USAF in all ways possible and a plane like the JF-17 is not suitable for such a Job.

Besides JF-17 is a JV between Pakistan's PAC and China's CAC and JF-17 was developed/designed keeping in mind the following things :

1. A low cost fighter which is a good replacement for Old Mirages in PAF service. Even F-7 if I am not wrong.
2. A low cost complement to the F-16 already in use with Pakistan Airforce.
3. Possible Exports to Airforces who cannot afford high end fighter jets Like Rafale, SU-30, F-16 etc.


It's the same way that Brahmos is a JV between India and Russia but it was designed/developed in mind keeping our own Requirements.
 

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