Jane’s: In addition to the price advantage of Chinese military has become more outstanding performance
Chinese self-developed twin-seater supersonic all-weather fighter-bomber “Flying Leopard”, is one of the few heavy on the international market attack aircraft at the Paris Air Show
been overshadowed by the financial crisis, but China did not stand not only reduced, but expanded
from the bottom of the International Herald Tribune correspondent Dong Xiaobin Beijing Mr Yeung has more than once introduced him to others around the plane, but some special audience today.
French Prime Minister Francois Yonghe Chinese Ambassador to France Kong Quan in the 48th Paris Air Show June 15 opening day of the Chinese booth, how many unexpected. Face of China’s stand on the great variety of aircraft, missiles products, Kong Quan on the L15 “Falcon” advanced trainer to show interest. Fillon after opening for the air show, but also a special trip to China stand. As a “Falcon,” the chief test pilot, Yang Yaocheng the most appropriate guide.
promotion by the chief test pilot test drive their products, it is easy to see Chinese exhibitors at the Paris Air Show for this is determined to win. The latest issue of British “Jane’s Defense Weekly” analysis, with the Chinese military’s increasing impact on the change in the situation facing the world fighter market.
French pilots praised the Falcon
“Group attaches great importance to the Paris Air Show, both in the exhibition scale, or in the exhibition of products , have been careful argument, well prepared. “deputy general manager of China Aviation Industry Corporation Yuhai stand in Hall 2 stand next to the said aircraft.
Chinese exhibitors is indeed a lot of effort, even the “Falcon” flight simulator systems are moved to Paris, France. The simulation training system, and less hands-on feel. An operating system modeled on the cockpit, in front of three large-screen displays real-time aircraft parameters of air situation data with the terrain, people have an immersive feel. “It feels great, it is entirely the feeling of sitting in the airplane,” after the test drive, a French pilot gives this sort of comment.
L15 “Falcon” aircraft model in China is very eye-catching booth. Just before this exhibition, “Falcon” latest prototype test successful maiden flight, and therefore become part of the Air in Paris Air Show in the focus of the recommended products. Eagle also made a new exhibition of advanced trainer model. Has been purchased with the intention of multinational Xiaolong aircraft, aiming to secure new foreign customers. In addition, some domestic air weapons, such as the LS-6 glide-guided bombs in the model and the SD-10 from the air to air missiles, and very eye-catching.
contrarian on the financial crisis
the first day of the opening of the Paris Air Show, France BFM TV economic correspondent Julia went straight to the Air Show Taiwan, “I have a question, under the impact of the financial crisis, other companies are narrowing the booth, why do you stand instead of expanding the area?”
founded in 1909 Paris Air Space Show, exactly a hundred years old this year. However, according to industry analysts, the global financial crisis and the recent occurrence of air law is difficult to make this bi-annual “big meeting” in the shadow across the centuries.
“I can clearly say that our group has also been the financial turmoil, but only some products, such as civilian products, but our core products, ie air, has not been a big impact and we also contrarian. “Yuhai a confident, during the air show in the” must “have signed a commercial contract.
foreign optimistic about China’s military market
also optimistic about China’s foreign military aircraft market outlook. “Jane’s Defense Weekly,” that the Chinese fighter in the world market are increasingly affected. China’s aviation industry has been basically formed from a large multi-purpose fighter to attack aircraft, from the junior high level multi-purpose trainer to trainer. For example Xiaolong, such as Falcon, but also such as the Chinese self-developed twin-seater supersonic all-weather fighter-bomber “Flying Leopard”, is the international market, one of the few heavy attacks on the machine.
“arms industry analysts believe that, in addition to a wider range of models, with a price advantage of the excellent performance has become increasingly favored China because the Chinese fighter.” “Jane’s Defense Weekly,” said.
But analysts believe that, in a very long time, combat aircraft market is still the mainstream of European and American manufacturers will be occupied. According to the Associated Press reported, a reduction in defense spending in the United States on the occasion, the U.S. defense contractor is actively looking for international buyers, nature will not miss the Paris Air Show, by showing a number of advanced fighters and transport aircraft to seize the international market.
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