CAC developed by Xiaolong fighters from the drawing board to first flight in just 13 months
Data Figure: Pakistan Air Force equipment, Xiaolong light fighter data for: J-10 fighters to perform. Lu Bing Guangshe
“Outlook” article: Explore China’s “Eagles Nest”
the next 10 years, 20 years, China’s “Hawk” R & D will be paid off, beyond the non-symmetrical, non-border creation, thus in the broader field of Yong forefront, the level of aspirations to world-class technology aviation
text/”Outlook” Newsweek reporter Miao Junjie
standing AVIC Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute (the Chengdu Institute) under the sign of the fortieth anniversary, the chief architect of Song Cong Fellow J-10 hand-lit “Passing the Torch” fire, served as director of the office in turn ignited the torch, solemnly handed over to the current Chengdu the leadership, then, that raging fire and sequential delivery to the hands of young workers on behalf of
nearly a month later, when the correspondents delighted to once again test our new generation of fighters in the news, this is passionate scene has come to mind. From the spiritual level, “Inheritance” is the “air” and the transmission of self-improvement, then from the R & D level, this scene is China’s “generation of production, development of generation, generation of pre-research to explore the generation” of military aircraft development pattern has been established the perfect symbol.
therefore, went to China, “Eagles Nest” interview with the correspondents, this has been public news story, stripped of surprise, more of a respect, but also full of our third-generation machine solid research and ripe with emotion and confidence today.
inter-generational development of the “bomb-point”
into the Funan River in Chengdu, the research area, a unique, modern high-tech the design of building functionality into the sky, striking. Building on the left side of lawn grass, four wings to fly F-7C, F -10, -10 Xiaolong and two-seat F-Hawk model, which makes clear in Chengdu with these “star sky” in the blood.
“We engage fighters and engage in a new, good performance fighter!” In the 1980s, Deng Xiaoping, the history of the trust to China’s aviation industry. Today, in the face of China’s independent intellectual property rights of a new generation of large, complex weapons and equipment, representing the current development of China’s aviation industry the highest level of key model aircraft, from the initial birth to birth, grow step by step, until the wings off, feeling to the “Air to serve the country” to bring the spirit of the shock.
Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute of party secretary Dai Yalong told “Outlook” Newsweek, adopted by the Chengdu J-7C/D aircraft development to master a second-generation advanced fighter design, but also by the J-10 aircraft development, firmly grasp the development of third-generation advanced fighter technology, the Institute’s technical strength has been the leading domestic level. The next 10 years, 20 years, Chengdu Institute will also focus on the completion of the national series model development task, by constantly tackle tough, profound knowledge, asymmetric beyond, no borders to create, and thus in the broader field of Yong forefront, aspirations world-class aviation technology.
since it was built in 1970, the Chengdu Institute has undertaken and successfully completed a national mission to develop several key models of aircraft, experienced a hard, catch up growth, innovation and sustainable development of four stages. 40-year journey in the rain, they taste the hardships and difficult, and withstood the test of the growth and sharpening, climb on the way to overcome the numerous difficulties and challenges.
J -9 aircraft from proofing to F-7C/D aircraft, troops from the successful development of the J-10 series aircraft to go abroad to Xiaolong, the task in full swing from the new model series to the UAV project Chengdu, the development of “air” and sweat with passion and fighting spirit, with wisdom and courage to create a miracle out of a hard work, self-reliance, courage to go beyond, dare to climb the road of innovation.
2004 April J-10 aircraft successfully finalized through the design review. Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute of quarter Xiaoguang, recalled that General Secretary Hu Jintao was very pleased to learn, made a “Congratulations J-10 aircraft developed. Hope to work for the construction of China’s aviation weapons and equipment to make a greater contribution,” the important instructions .
Chengdu, the successful completion of the CPC Central Committee put forward in the development of the beginning of the “development of generation advanced fighter aircraft, building first-class research base, develop a mastery of advanced design and technical personnel,” the three major objectives and tasks, the real the level of aviation weapons and equipment, aviation and aerospace design and manufacturing technology development of qualified personnel across the three.
in Chengdu today, not only has the number of training through a number of models, engineering experience, superior technical level of outstanding talents, but also has a group of highly educated, high levels of well-known experts and academic leaders . Division from vice president to the Research Department, from the laboratory director to a large number of 70, 80 technicians, forming an excellent elite team.
to fight a hard battle to build such a young team, is most proud achievement. They not only high political quality, professional and technical precision, fighting ability, team spirit is good, with excellent integration capabilities and technical level, but also, who inherited the older generation of aviation aviation industry for the motherland and persistent pursuit of enthusiasm, threw himself into the revitalization of the great cause of the motherland among the aviation industry, they are the future of China’s aviation industry and hope.
“Eleventh Five-Year” period, authorities in Chengdu have been completed and the organizational change. By vigorously promoting the study of modern management theory and application of foreign military aircraft to fully learn the essence of R & D management process, established a new R & D Management System Model developed to further enhance the multi-model parallel cross-developed management skills and management efficiency. In 2010, the Institute to meet the future aviation technology integration, systematic rapid development of the new situation, and further changes in the whole of the scientific research institutions, established 11 design research, 70 research laboratories.
quarter Xiaoguang that Xiaolong aircraft developed by Chengdu achieved from the development of system management mode to the series of major series of core technology innovation and breakthroughs, build increasingly sophisticated, robust, efficient production capacity and R & D system, international influence and competitiveness has markedly increased, independent innovation capability of a new promotion, “all of this, for Chengdu, the realization of ‘lead China’s aviation and space integrated vehicle development, construction of international influence Institute of innovative and harmonious’ vision, a very important practical significance. “
Looking ahead, Daiya Long said that no pre-study, there is no sustainable development; no core technology reserves, do not have a strong market competitiveness. Chengdu Institute will further change the thinking, to expand areas of major breakthroughs, strengthen research cooperation, is committed to strive for more, especially for large traction Institute of professional and technical development of model engineering applications of high-value project in. Through key technologies, cutting-edge technology, basic technology is more in-depth, extensive pre-study, to seek greater technology leadership, and continue to implement projects to promote research, value-oriented.
“Hawk” took off from here
in the aircraft industry in Chengdu Aircraft Group, Inc. (CAC) of the assembly factory, correspondents look that technicians are systematically assembled, “Air Star” F-10 fighter. To establish a huge factory, display, intuitive understanding of the progress of the assembly of the J-10 aircraft. As with independent intellectual property rights of third-generation military aircraft – the J-10 prototype aircraft, the ability of enterprises, CAC has been in the forefront of national defense.
CAC Vice President Yang Suhua, according to the “Outlook” Newsweek reports, created in 1958 into the flight, the years of “civil-military integration, aviation-oriented” development strategy, efforts to “consolidate the military advantage, focus on the development of civil aircraft, with options to develop products for civilian use. ”
after 50 years of development, the formation of the product mix into the flight the aviation and non-aviation, military and civilian flying pattern has developed and produced F -5 A, F-7 series, Xiaolong/FC-1, J-10 and more than 20 models of military aircraft of more than 3,000 aircraft, the formation of a “generation of production, development of generation, generation of pre-research to explore the generation” of military aircraft development pattern, and in the international arms trade market accounts for a place for national defense construction, and made important contributions to economic construction.
in the development of new aircraft to fly into history, there is a plane had hit wonders of the manufacturing cycle: from drawing out the first flight, only 13 months; the previous new aircraft ratio, reduced development 1/3 to 2/3 of the time – this is Xiaolong/FC-1. Yang Suhua said Xiaolong is China’s first all-digital aircraft design aircraft, marks the successful development of China’s aviation industry, design, manufacturing capabilities and management, technical output leapt to a whole new level, as China’s aviation industry to participate in international competition laid a solid foundation. The J-10 aircraft successfully developed, so that China has mastered a set of proprietary technology developed by a new generation of fighter aircraft, the formation of independent research, production of new aircraft capabilities.
J-10 Aircraft Engineering won the State Science and Technology Progress Award Grand Prize, won the Xiaolong aircraft, weapons defense industry model development (major phase) Silver, Xiaolong, J-10′s proud, reflecting Cheng Fei of technological innovation regimes. According to Yang Suhua introduction, all these years, flying to enhance the overall strength of the core technology to speed up the “Digital Mapping fly” the pace of building the platform to promote the business design, manufacture, testing, management, supported by four rapid technological improvement.
in technology-based work, the CAC around the J-10, Xiaolong aircraft, a focus on scientific research and production and development needs, strengthening the technical transformation of inputs and implementation, enhance the enterprise’s development potential. Through technological transformation, new apparatus, equipment nearly 1,000, the new and modified factories, greatly enhanced the CAC CNC machining, composite materials, sheet metal processing, heat processing table, assembly riveting technology.
into flying through the implementation of the national “863 Plan” CIMS project, the establishment of an internal computer network, information systems engineering and quality management information systems. CNC machining to achieve the design and manufacture of information transmission and no direct map making, in the amount of equipment, processing capacity, ability and special technology in detecting both greatly enhanced.
around the aircraft development, design, production, management and other aspects of enhanced information technology applications, especially in the “Eleventh Five-Year” plan major projects of national scientific and technological support “the development of digital aviation products, technology development and application of comprehensive and integrated “implementation of the project application, the CAC developed the ability to improve the business, successfully leading the technological innovation and management innovation. Recently, the CAC has been awarded the National Science and Technology, “Manufacturing Information Technology Engineering application and demonstration,” the honorary title.
through the digital transformation of the new production management system after the successful application of CAC to achieve annual production plan was issued a business and professional factory and effective transmission of information sharing, improve the speed of production management, fast response . By building a digital workshop, CNC machining equipment utilization and efficiency greatly improved, at present, the spindle CNC CNC equipment factory utilization than doubled in 2006.
as a large state-owned military industrial enterprises into a flying model aircraft, responsible for national key research and production tasks. To achieve “well-known international and domestic first-class modern aviation enterprise groups” development vision into a deep fly to grasp the pulse of the era of reform and development, with a broad vision of the world look at themselves, pragmatic and efficient practice management and manufacturing philosophy, to the gradual transformation of modern military enterprises.
reform and opening up, flying in the “strong body”, while “full wings” to head the new regional aircraft production and subcontracting of foreign civil aircraft production as the dominant civilian businesses, and the U.S. Boeing French Airbus company has established good cooperative relations, subcontracting the production of the Boeing 787 rudder, the tail section of Boeing 757, Airbus A320/340 gate and other large civil aircraft parts, large parts of international civil aircraft excellent subcontractors .
After half a century of development, now into the flight, is our design, development and mass production of an important base for modern fighter aircraft, with a high quality, ability, professional aviation personnel consecutive thirty years to maintain profits, total profits and taxes paid to the state several hundred million dollars. 2008 sales revenue exceeded 100 billion yuan.
about the coming period of development, Yang Suhua that CAC will continue to maintain stable production of high quality aviation products and services as a strategic adjustment of the base; accomplish new trial aviation products, to consolidate the company’s military aircraft leadership; the same time, flying military aircraft market will be efforts to promote development, to achieve export volume.