AirMalta
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India Airforce Hawks Delivery

Wed Nov 07, 2007 12:00 am

Hello guys
maybe someone can help me.Tomorrow expected the 1st 2 Hawks on delivery to India.Any idea if they will be ferried wearing the RAF markings pls?
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RE: India Airforce Hawks Delivery

Fri Nov 09, 2007 7:27 pm

Quoting AirMalta (Thread starter):
Any idea if they will be ferried wearing the RAF markings pls?

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles...-delivery-to-indian-air-force.html


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RE: India Airforce Hawks Delivery

Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:18 am

Shouldn't they be in IAF Colours.
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RE: India Airforce Hawks Delivery

Sun Nov 11, 2007 11:25 pm

Infact the 2 Indian Hawks delivered was ZK128 and 129 dual markings but on one side full India AF...another 2 fopr delivery by 7 dec and in January another 6 Hawks to be delivered altogheter in total 24 Hawks from Bae systems the others to be built by Hindustan in India!!
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RE: India Airforce Hawks Delivery

Fri Nov 16, 2007 8:19 pm

What armament capabilities will the IAF hawks have?
the Australian ones have capability for:
60 x 30mm cannon rounds in centreline pod
up to 4 mk 82 bombs 2 each wing on pylons
2 aim 9 sidewinder missles launched from lau7a launchers on wing tips.
The australians also have capability to carry up to 16 BDU-33 from 4 CBLS that are mounted on pylons.
Any information on wether the IAF will have increased or decreased capability would be greatly appreciated

Also on another note what flying clothing will the IAF be using in relation to helmet mask combo?
The RAAF are still using standard 55p helmet with P & Q 200 series mask, hopefully the IAF will have upgraded to 55p and HA/LP mask combo

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RE: India Airforce Hawks Delivery

Thu Nov 22, 2007 3:45 pm



Quoting AirMalta (Reply 3):
the others to be built by Hindustan in India

At what production rate.
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