Flying Leopard engine chief designer, said the issue is resolved without imports
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Global Times special correspondent in Hong Kong, Hong-Bo Li: Hong Kong” Ta Kung Pao, “June 10 reported that for the foreign media that China willing to work with Britain, France and two engine manufacturers to improve the JH-7 (Flying Leopard) fighter-bombers of the engine, “Flying Leopard” chief architect of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Ta Kung Pao reporter, Chen Yijian denied to accept this argument. He said, “Flying Leopard” China has all the engine problems solved.
Chen Yijian said, “Flying Leopard” WS-9 (Qinling) engine was originally a “bay” China-made engines, the prototype is indeed the British Rolls Royce. But after years of research, the current issue of Flying Leopard engine have been solved.
Chen Yijian said that the Chinese engine research there are still many problems, there is a certain gap with foreign countries. For example, in the study of large aircraft, the engine is a much-needed breakthrough in the issue, China has organized a large number of researchers have conducted research. In addition, he said, including “Flying Leopard”, J -8, -10, including China’s third-generation combat fighters currently has will be the 60th anniversary of National Day military parade on the focus on appearance.
Ta Kung Pao, the article said, it is understood, in order to meet the needs of JH-7A, China in early 1998 began to study “Qinling -2″ (WS-15) turbofan engine, which is an advanced dual-rotor afterburning turbofan engine, the turbine inlet temperature from the engine to increase and reduce structural weight of the two aspects of the WS-9 prototypes of the modern improvements. “Qinling 2″ engines in October 2008 completed the experimental setting, the engine has reached the late French M53P2 technical level.
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