Ian Warren wrote:The Viggen is a remarkable aircraft, the Swedes really did a fantastic job on that one.
Ian Warren wrote:The AJ-37 and JA-37 SF, SH and SK all powered by a Volvo RM8 afterburning turbofan, basically was a modified American JT8D (a 737 engine), they tried to sell the Viggen to five countries but were not allowed to sell the aircraft with the modified engine, five countries being Austria Belgium Denmark Holland and Norway, politics of the NATO ties and with the incoming F-16, also tried to sell to India but with that country having close tie's to Russia and the Cold War in the 1970 and 80s, It was a remarkable aircraft, specifically for the Swedish conscripts able to work on the without intensive training in the field , the aircraft was the first multi-role super short field operations and excellent handle at low and high alt.
Splitpin wrote::( No Im not Dinga ... paid , purchase confirmed (as in money out of my account)
When I look at my purchase history its there ...with a serial number , but it wont show up in my module manager , so I just assumed it was a pre-purchase thing.
I haven't contacted them .... but I will now .
First time it's happened to me with this sim .
Splitpin wrote:Ive heard back from DCS ... Seems i dont have the version installed that will allow the Viggen to work .
Im not home tonight , so i cant check it out. Evidently I need "dcs world open beta" ... which i thought i had ... but lets see.
I must admit , the reply was very fast .
Dinga wrote:Ian Warren wrote:The Viggen is a remarkable aircraft, the Swedes really did a fantastic job on that one.
yes sure they did Ian
Has any of you crack fighter pilots thought about getting the saab AJS37 Viggen ? I have to say I am not that keen on it really. I mean it looks different, maybe you could say it is a good looking jet.It's a bit limited, as not many airforces used it, did they? None, just Sweden. Never going to see the real thing either ,are we?. I think the only people getting excited about this are the Swedes and who can blame them for that eh. I don't think it's much of a dog fighter either. More of a strike aircraft, which is not my area of interest. Its cool to go an attack a few ships now an again ,although its not the sort of thing you want to do over an over because it gets boring after awhile. In fact even firing missiles and hitting other aircraft is the same. No real skill in that ,not like a good deflection shot , but you can still do gunnery of course, so there is that. Anyway just one mans opinion. Feel free to shoot me down in flames if you disagree.
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