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  1. AlyxMS
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    Why is this part of the flankers painted differently?
    It is because it's near the gun port? But I don't see it on other aircrafts.
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    Guns, Doors for Guns, and skins immediately surrounding the gun are subject to heat and severe "staining" from the heat and powder being burnt. Depending on the design, and the amount of unburnt powder and heat, even significant "erosion" may occur? If you note the aircraft immediately above, that skin appears to be titanium or stainless, both good choices!
     
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    Why j-10B Use of infrared MAW but j-10C No?
     
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    Why there is only two seater Mig-35 pics?
     
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    Both MiG-35 and MIG-35UB has twin seater, but for MiG-35 back seat remove and attache fuel tank.
     
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    But please ... this discussion not here since the MiG-35 is not a PLAAF aircraft !
     
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    I know, my friend. But this is the only place I know people that really knows what they're talking about.
     
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    Yes, but the same people are lurking around here too

    Russian Military News Thread:
    https://www.sinodefenceforum.com/russian-military-news-reports-data-etc.t1545/page-458#post-436601
     
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    Apologies for forgetting to reply to you. However, I think it's better if everyone can learn from this as well.

    GIFs above a certain size are indeed automatically converted to GIFVs by Imgur but that still leaves a considerable gap between 0 kB and the size threshold, into which your above GIFs fit. For example, your first GIF is 1.6MB as a GIF, which is the average size of a 2000x2000 hi-def JPEG image, but its quality is nowhere near HD and its runtime is only a few seconds. This is an inherent issue with GIFs which is why the Internet (except China) has decided to cast them aside in favour of GIFVs, GFYs, and WEBMs. These alternate GIF-types are either MP4s or HTML5s. Unfortunately, you linked a GIF from Sina (probably weibo?) which is behind the times when it comes to discrimination against GIFs so it's an actual GIF and not a GIFV/GFY/WEBM that is simply called a GIF for nostalgia's sake. In cases like this, where the GIF is actually a GIF and not a renamed GIFV, you should upload it to GFYCAT. If you reaaaally like imgur, you can then upload the GFYCAT URL onto imgur and post the imgur link.

    Using your first GIF as an example, the original size is 1.6MB. Absolutely atrocious.

    It was then uploaded to GFYCAT whereupon it was converted into a GFY and its size immediately dropped to 125kB. My lord, that is one thirteenth the size of the original GIF and this was achieved without any loss of quality. So immediately it's obvious that GFYCAT is your best friend. Here's the GFY by the way; https://gfycat.com/unlawfultintedaustraliansilkyterrier

    If you want to use imgur, however, you can upload the GFY URL into imgur "video to GIF" function and they'll automatically make a GIFV from the GFY, like so; http://i.imgur.com/y2ru8Wj.gifv

    I hope this helped and sorry for not telling you sooner. GIFs = bad, GFY/GIFV/WEBM = good.
     
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    This was posted by GrassRoots on Weibo. It looks familiar. Does anyone know what this model is?

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