Lima 2007 Edited Version.

LANGKAWI: More videos from the isle of Mahsuri tonight. I have decided to do a walkabout instead of shooting tiny pictures of planes flying in the skies. This will be the nearest you can get to Malaysian airplanes and helicopters without being an airman or pilot yourself enjoy.

The first video is the MMEA new Dauphin AS565 N *. Note the FLIR on the starboard side of the helicopter. It is probably the LEO FLIR originally meant for the Bomba Mi-17. I had previously speculated that the LEO FLIR systems kept in store will be fitted on the MMEA helicopters, which turns out to be true. * Which turn out to be wrong of course, as pointed out by reader Bobo, thanks, apparently its a Polytech Kelvin turret. The Swedish made turret are usually meant for civil purposes, the LE/SAR variant is called Cobolt.*

The second one is the RMN Super Lynx 300. Seen here with the Whitehead torpedo and the Sea Skua missile.

The third is the RMN Fennec. It is supposed to be used for training but its roles had grown considerably larger, just look at the huge chin radar!

–Malaysian Defence

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  1. I have been looking forward to go to Langkawi for LIMA. But, as usual some unexpected work comes up and I am really pissed off that I am going to miss and up close with SU-30MKM.

    Is Singapore sending their La Fayette class to LIMA ?

  2. For those reading this on Mozilla I know the site looks crazy but I have no time to fix it yet. Those on IE its ok. anyways the Sukhois look awesome although I probably say that it was the same routine done two years ago by the Sukhoi test pilot in the single seater. Singapura sent is LHD RSS Resolution. For those who missed the show I will post more videos next week. Sorry I am busy here.

  3. The first video is the MMEA new Dolphin EC635 {Dauphin AS 365N3}. Note the FLIR on the starboard side of the helicopter. It is probably the LEO FLIR { Kelvin IV FLIR from Polytech} originally meant for the Bomba Mi-17 {no}. I had previously speculated that the LEO FLIR systems kept in store will be fitted on the MMEA helicopters { no ,LEO Flir will be fitted to Mi-17}, which turns out to be true. {wrong bro}

  4. Ahh Polytech is also part fof FLIR Systems. I checked the website, shouldnt they be using the COBOLT (meant for LE/SAR) instead of the Kelvin? From the website, most Kelvin users are civilian companies..

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