Higher entry-L15 fighting machine precision-guided weapons can be mounted (Figure)
made 06 advanced jet trainer L-15 Falcon air show flight demonstration site. Sina special photography: An Jing (rights reserved)
LONDON reporter Huang Chun reported in Zhuhai on November 17: Every year, in Zhuhai Air Show has a new harvest, hunting as L-15 Eagle Higher machine, if you do not savor it, it is difficult to distinguish L-15 advanced jet trainer (AJT – Advanced Jet Trainer) and started fighting the state’s L-15 advanced trainer (LIFT – Lead-in Fight Trainer ) difference. This year, with the L-15 LIFT’s coming, carrier-based aircraft of this hot topic once again become the focus of the parties.
models, said chief designer Zhang, L-15 advanced trainer battle in the entry-L-15 aircraft AJT (senior coach) on the basis of the state, in order to meet the LIFT (fighting induction training) state requires the development of a new generation of supersonic advanced trainer.
compared to AJT, LIFT state machine in the five areas of higher education has improved: switched to full-authority digital electronic control afterburning turbofan engine, thrust-weight ratio can reach the whole machine 1.1 , even more than a third-generation fighter maneuverability, with a relaxed static stability designed to further enhance mobility; increased body volume to be equipped with advanced airborne phased array radar; avionics system redesign and new advanced fighter convergence, cockpit, “a significant level three times,” rear “three times was” the layout of the form, all-glass cockpit to further improve human efficiency; upgrade weapons and plug-in and an increase in precision-guided weapons plant; to meet the sustained high overload enhance the ability to fly, the body structure to meet the long life on the basis of adaptive changes.
According to reports, L-15 LIFT not only incorporates a number of the latest aviation technology, the use of advanced aerodynamic layout of the form, full authority digital flight control system, fax, and long service life of 10,000 flight hours/30 years.
Now, L-15 LIFT already have precision-guided means of attack, it seems not far off from a carrier board. In this regard, China Aviation Industry Group Defence Branch Chairman Yuhai said: “If customers need to ship the aircraft for training purposes, we do business is necessary to meet customer needs.”
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