U.S. F-11B, said China’s military has expressed satisfaction with the engine mounted WS10A
Chinese air force’s F-11 air fighter heavy
LONDON, January 5 news: According to the U.S. Global Strategic Network 3 was reported that part of the F-11B aircraft has been equipped with WS10A engines, and engine performance of the Chinese Air Force quite satisfied to mass production.
reported that the J-11 fighter was originally installed with Russian AL-31F engines, but more than a decade China has made efforts to produce a version of the fighters, that WS10A engine.
reported that, for China, WS10A engine development process is undoubtedly a severe test, because it is a powerful military engine, the development process is extremely complex.
China because Russia refused to license production of AL-31F engine, so the Chinese managed to get enough of its design WS10A engine related technologies. In fact, the engine a few years ago and has been already tested the production of official permission, but it has been the issue of quality control and interference performance.
final report said, WS10A may not have the AL-31F as reliable, but is sufficient for the regular service of the fighters. Moreover, it is the Chinese aviation industry a big victory, because at present only six countries have the ability to manufacture high-end jet fighter engines, and China is now one of them. (Compiled: Spring)