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TUDM Sukhoi SU-30MKM Coming May 2007

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28 Feb 2007, 03:24 #1

:D

hi people..

i just found this lil news dated February 16, 2007 while doing a bit of research on the SU-30MKM.. :D

Malaysia to receive six Sukhoi-30MK fighter jets from Russia in May
Malaysia to receive six Sukhoi-30MK fighter jets from Russia in May

16.02.2007

Malaysia's air force said Friday it expects to receive six Russian Sukhoi-30MK fighter jets in May - the first batch of 18 jets it purchased in 2003.

"It is anticipated that the first batch of Sukhoi-30MKs will be officially handed over to the Malaysian government in April 2007 in Russia, with the physical arrival in the country beginning May," the Royal Malaysian Air Force said in a statement.

The arrival of the jets - bought in a deal worth US$900 million (EUR 750 million) - is "neither premature nor delayed," it said, denying a local news report that the delivery had been pushed back by a year.

The New Straits Times newspaper reported Thursday that the jets would be delayed partly because Malaysia had asked for some Israeli components to be replaced with parts made in other countries.

The newspaper quoted unidentified sources as saying that Russian and French-made avionics had replaced an Indian-Israeli-French combination, while an Israeli electronic countermeasure system was changed to a South Africa version.

Malaysia does not have diplomatic or trade ties with Israel.

But air force public relations officer Zulkiflee Abdul Latiff said the use of Israeli components was not an issue. "The fittings are made according to RMAF requirements," he said.

The purchase of the 18 Sukhoi-30s will make Malaysia one of the largest operators of the high-tech jet in the region after India and Vietnam, officials said. Indonesia has ordered 12, while Thailand is mulling a possible purchase

read more/ source from HERE

in other source...
- its been said that our MKM will be very much the same as India's MKI (externally) while internally would be different as stated in the above article and for the same reason..

so hopefully by May we could see the paint scheme that they (TUDM) will use on this SU-30MKM... just hopefully its not that "boring" dark grey scheme again.... :ph43r:

anyhow... what ever the scheme.. i'll build mine according to the suggestion made my ScaleNutz on their TUDM SU-30MKM decal sheet..2 tone Splinter Camo :D for our Merdeka Group Build..
- and will follow the MKI as much as possible to make to our own MKM..

if anyone got any more info.. can share here.. :D

the anticipation.... :D



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28 Feb 2007, 04:33 #2

AFAIK the Sukhois would be in the 'boring' scheme :( . Well they can be as boringly grey as they can be, as long as they put cool tail markings on the Sukhois!
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01 Mar 2007, 01:53 #3

'boring' scheme is good for modelers.....tak payah masking... :D
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01 Mar 2007, 09:15 #4

I've heard that there are at least 2 aircraft in TUDM markings in Russia, probably to facilitate flight crew training.

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02 Mar 2007, 00:10 #5

f-4dablemodels @ Mar 1 2007, 05:15 PM wrote: I've heard that there are at least 2 aircraft in TUDM markings in Russia, probably to facilitate flight crew training.

Jason
thanks jason..

if only we have an inside people who can get a photo of these 2 Sukhoi's then we're all set...

i wonder what their scheme might be..;)

on the other note... TUDM SUkhoi's SU-30 for sure will make a debut apprearance in this year LIMA 2007 :D

:)

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02 Mar 2007, 01:32 #6

Hi Kuman and Gang,

On this subject, just wonder if there is enough references or resin parts to build our Su-30MKM model from say Academy or Trumpeter 1/32 Su-27 kit.

Thank you in advance for the help here.
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02 Mar 2007, 02:23 #7

I think SOL of Korea used to have some 1/48 SU-30 or SU-35 conversion set.

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04 Mar 2007, 01:21 #8

kuman @ Mar 2 2007, 08:10 AM wrote: on the other note... TUDM SUkhoi's SU-30 for sure will make a debut apprearance in this year LIMA 2007 :D

:)

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Hopefully they'll be here for the Merdeka Parade...just for appetizer! The main course would be of course during LIMA 07.
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05 Mar 2007, 08:56 #9

:D :D

Updates

the new TUDM SUkhoi SU-30MKM was featured in an article in the latest TEMPUR magazine (March 2007)..
IIRC the title says something like this "TUDM Sukhoi SU-30MKM is taking shape but i didnt get the magazine because i skim through the article.. all they have there just information on the internal of the SU-30 not the external parts and alsot he article lask of any usable SU_30MKM picture that i find really rare (for now)...

but they do extensively discuss about the India SU-30MKI and have a lot of pictures of that variant.. :(

well i guess have to wait for any picture elsewhere then... :D

just to update you guys...

and if anyone can find any reliable SU-30MKM pictures, do share ok... :))

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05 Mar 2007, 09:05 #10

f-4dablemodels @ Mar 2 2007, 10:23 AM wrote: I think SOL of Korea used to have some 1/48 SU-30 or SU-35 conversion set.

Jason
Will you guys consider producing the update set?
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06 Mar 2007, 04:21 #11

kerastangan @ Mar 5 2007, 05:05 PM wrote:
f-4dablemodels @ Mar 2 2007, 10:23 AM wrote: I think SOL of Korea used to have some 1/48 SU-30 or SU-35 conversion set.

Jason
Will you guys consider producing the update set?
:)

yup.. some one could consider producing those conversion since the SOL of Korea COnversion have been long OOP (out Of Production)... can be a hit since now TUDM going tho have their own SU-30 :D

so any takers on the conversion set.. :)

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06 Mar 2007, 09:44 #12

No, F-4DableModels does not plan on doing a Su-30 MKM conversion.

Last year, a modeller called Bob Loh built a hypothetical TUDM Su-30MKM out of the Academy Su-27UB which was featured in Perajurit and then displayed in HHQ for a shortwhile (before it was bought), did his own modifications.

Maybe he can be persuaded to do a resin conversion?

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11 Mar 2007, 09:21 #13




whao this jet looks so handsome.... jus like Robot gundam standing behine the pilot :lol:
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12 Mar 2007, 01:37 #14

jackygwh @ Mar 11 2007, 05:21 PM wrote:


whao this jet looks so handsome.... jus like Robot gundam standing behine the pilot :lol:
This is cool!!!! Will it coming to aerospace show in May? Or LIMA at dec?
I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was one of those deaf-mutes.
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12 Mar 2007, 02:13 #15

that is a very cool angle of the aircraft... but unfortunately that is not our TUDM's SU-30MKM. thats a IAF SU-30MKI which our TUDM's one will be based on... :D

cool picture nonetheless... :)

well its being said that our MKM will make its debut public appearance in LIMA 2007... so that wil be the place to go to see the TUDM SU-30MKM in real life... (guess who's already making plans for it :D )

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