Recent Topics
Meguiar's Liquid Cleaner Wax $5 WalMart, Amazon
by The_Cams. 09/20/18 08:42 PM
Winter oil recommendation
by Neptune. 09/20/18 08:27 PM
M1 0W-40
by CT8. 09/20/18 07:37 PM
What controls timing on my 08 Honda?
by Roland. 09/20/18 07:23 PM
The real culprit about 18k
by Ablebody. 09/20/18 06:04 PM
How not to drain a pool.
by StevieC. 09/20/18 05:50 PM
Tranny fluid in Old Ferguson Tractor ?
by Rudy1999 250. 09/20/18 03:39 PM
New (old) car inbound
by BeerCan. 09/20/18 02:42 PM
Ford AWD PTU fluid always black
by Raven. 09/20/18 02:34 PM
PC not charging
by sleepery. 09/20/18 01:53 PM
Can alternators make noise?
by Benzadmiral. 09/20/18 01:21 PM
Pr 1970 Superbirds For sale - Barn Find
by user52165. 09/20/18 12:32 PM
Fram Ultra Air Filters
by StevieC. 09/20/18 12:20 PM
Change oil filter or not. Very low miles
by Martin10. 09/20/18 11:37 AM
Toslink optical audio cable (plastic) experience
by ffhdriver. 09/20/18 11:30 AM
A woman I work with wants an affair with me!
by Drew99GT. 09/20/18 11:08 AM
ACEA A5/B5 REQUIREMENTS
by Kjmack. 09/20/18 10:56 AM
Newest Members
FarmerDude, Bman90, Alday714, Joephoto, tlelectric
66021 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
111 registered members (andyd, another Todd, Aero540T, 4WD, Ablebody, aquariuscsm, 8 invisible), 1,622 guests, and 38 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums67
Topics290,732
Posts4,849,293
Members66,021
Most Online3,590
Jan 24th, 2017
Donate to BITOG
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Hop To
Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen #4694166
03/14/18 01:51 AM
03/14/18 01:51 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 7,485
S California
OneEyeJack Offline OP
OneEyeJack  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 7,485
S California

Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: OneEyeJack] #4694191
03/14/18 03:35 AM
03/14/18 03:35 AM
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 2,198
Slovenia EU
Kamele0N Offline
Kamele0N  Offline
Joined: Feb 2015
Posts: 2,198
Slovenia EU
What is that "beeping" sound in the back? To warn him that he is too low or...something from nearby airfield is triggering his sensor for aproaching missle? smile

Last edited by Kamele0N; 03/14/18 03:37 AM.

2011 Hyundai i30 1.4 CVVT Shell Helix Ultra 5w40
1997 Toyota Landcruiser KZJ95 3.0 TD Shell Rimula R6M 10w40
Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: OneEyeJack] #4694291
03/14/18 08:06 AM
03/14/18 08:06 AM
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,103
Nashville, TN via Memphis
john_pifer Offline
john_pifer  Offline
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,103
Nashville, TN via Memphis
Hey Astro - how does this compare with our fighters, the Typhoon, and the Russian stuff?

I'd assume this Gripen is equipped with all the latest Western radar and avionics?


16 WRX - PPPP
07 Tacoma V6 - M1 EP 5W-30, Fram Ultra, 10K OCIs, 198K
07 Yamaha R1 - Rotella T6 5W-40, Bosch 3300
07 Yamaha YZ-250, Klotz, Rotella

Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: OneEyeJack] #4694425
03/14/18 10:21 AM
03/14/18 10:21 AM
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 8,790
Virginia Beach
Astro14 Online content
Astro14  Online Content
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 8,790
Virginia Beach
This is a great fighter - lightweight, good short field performance, versatile, inexpensive, excellent flight performance and good avionics.

If I could see the HUD symbology, I could make a better guess, but I heard four distinct "beeping" tones...each one an alert. The fast-paced beeping was clearly an AOA warning. Lower speed beeping was a GPWS (ground alerting system). A couple of other beeping alerts were present, and I suspect they were different GPWS modes (bank angle, rate of descent, etc.). I can't tell exactly...

The Swedish AF has long had dispersed basees (highway sections) and LOTS of airplanes per capita - to counter the Russian threat. This airplane is a great fighter for their needs: the short field performance allows for the use of those dispersed bases. It's not long range, but it doesn't need to be. It's fast. It's simple to maintain (single engine). It's got excellent handling and flight performance.

This video was about the Gripen "E" model - a significant upgrade to the original plane. It's got a GE F414 in place of the GE F404 (yeah, it's called a Volvo, but it's a license-built engine), which adds a lot of thrust. It's got more fuel, longer range, increased hardpoints, and, most important, a new AESA radar. The AESA (electronically scanned, AKA phased array) is state of the art. The Russians have one, we have a couple, and there is this one. AESA allows you to reprogram the radar, and change its performance, all via software, to meet evolving threats and support new missiles/weapons. AESA radars can be used to gather ELINT (electronic snooping) and, in many cases, perform electronic warfare (jamming, deception, and degradation and attack of enemy radars and systems). The radar is indigenous. Swedish built.

I've suggested that other nations should be considering this airplane in previous BITOG threads. I stand by that recommendation. This is an excellent fighter.

Last edited by Astro14; 03/14/18 10:22 AM.

32 Packard 15W40
02 Volvo V70 T5 0W40 M1
02 Volvo V70 XC 0W40 Edge
05 MB S600 0W40 M1
16 Tundra 1794 5W30 Pennzoil Ultra
Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: OneEyeJack] #4694453
03/14/18 10:46 AM
03/14/18 10:46 AM
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 2,978
MN
oil_film_movies Offline
oil_film_movies  Offline
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 2,978
MN
I had a lot of fun implementing the Gripen's Lear-Siegler flight control laws in Ada for a flight simulator (U.S. company) for the Swedish air force in 1993.
I think Lear Siegler had some former Stengel-trained engineers working for them creating the Gripen system, which made the control laws excellent.
http://www.princeton.edu/~stengel/

Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: OneEyeJack] #4694466
03/14/18 11:01 AM
03/14/18 11:01 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 672
WA
Brigadier Offline
Brigadier  Offline
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 672
WA
And when you get a flight of 4 of these together, utilizing their digital data link and all their radars together, you can track the return 'null' of fighters like the F-22 and therefore tack and shoot down the stealth jets. This actually happened in a Red Flag exercise.


2017 Hyundai Santa Fe SE, 3.3L, AWD, QSUD 5w30, OEM filter, LiquiMoly MoS2, E-0 92 octane

https://www.pure-gas.org/ << Wake up your engine!!

Where the stars and stripes and the eagle fly
Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: OneEyeJack] #4694581
03/14/18 12:51 PM
03/14/18 12:51 PM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 884
Ca USA
BusyLittleShop Offline
BusyLittleShop  Offline
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 884
Ca USA
Can I fly it???


Larry L
Have a Wheelie NICE day
94 RC45 #2 58,000 on 30 weights Currently Mobil 1 5W30
2002 Camaro Mobil 1 0W30
1952 De Havilland Chipmunk



Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: BusyLittleShop] #4695923
03/15/18 05:39 PM
03/15/18 05:39 PM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 7,485
S California
OneEyeJack Offline OP
OneEyeJack  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 7,485
S California
Originally Posted By: BusyLittleShop
Can I fly it???


If you fly the De Havilland Chipmunk then you get my vote for approval.

Report to Malmen Airbase in Sweeden immediately for your preflight physical, ejection seat simulator test and your dunk tank test.

Re: Cockpit view, JAS 39 Gripen [Re: OneEyeJack] #4696243
03/16/18 12:00 AM
03/16/18 12:00 AM
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 884
Ca USA
BusyLittleShop Offline
BusyLittleShop  Offline
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 884
Ca USA
Originally Posted By: OneEyeJack


Report to Malmen Airbase in Sweeden immediately for your preflight physical, ejection seat simulator test and your dunk tank test.


All Reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet... I want to yank and bank with a Swedish female pilot...


Last edited by BusyLittleShop; 03/16/18 12:07 AM.

Larry L
Have a Wheelie NICE day
94 RC45 #2 58,000 on 30 weights Currently Mobil 1 5W30
2002 Camaro Mobil 1 0W30
1952 De Havilland Chipmunk




BOB IS THE OIL GUY® Powered by UBB.threads™