Xiaolong fighter for the first time flight performance in the Middle East (Figure)
11 13, held in Dubai air show, by the Pakistani pilots” JF -17 “” Fierce Dragon “aircraft flight performance. Xinhua News Agency reporter An Jiangshe
World Wide Web (microblogging) correspondent reported live in Dubai on November 13, the 12th Dubai International Air Show was officially opened in Dubai airport, in this air show, by the China and Pakistan jointly developed the “Fierce Dragon” fighter high-profile exhibitors. After the aircraft industry and the Pakistan Air Force coordination, this jointly sent three “Fierce Dragon” exhibition, in which a flight performance, a static display and weapons for ground display. The appearance, but also the “Fierce Dragon” fighter following the 2009 Farnborough and 2010 Video: Fierce Dragon fighter Dubai air show debut flight performance Source: Sina Military Zhuhai Air Show, the third time in large-scale comprehensive international air show.
during the air show, “Fierce Dragon” aircraft through flight demonstrations, static display, the model shows, press conferences and a series of events, become a major highlight of this air show and focus.
“Fierce Dragon” aircraft, is the China Aviation Industry Corporation and Pakistan Air Force, the spirit of “co-investment, risks and shared interests” principle, cooperation in the development, co-production of a type of advanced multi-purpose light Fighter. China Code FC-1/”Fierce Dragon”, the Pakistani side code JF-17/Thunder.
operational environment for the 21st century, developed the “Fierce Dragon” is a highlight of the aircraft in the air to intercept long-range, close combat and all-weather precision strike capability across, single, single-seat light utility aircraft. Good mobile combat capability, greater range, empty time and combat radius, excellent STOL characteristics and a strong weapon load capacity. The machine uses an advanced aerodynamic shape, a large thrust and low fuel consumption of the turbofan engine, advanced digital flight control systems and telex highly integrated avionics and weapons systems, with a variety of advanced precision navigation, battlefield situational awareness, target detection and recognition, attack and electronic warfare operations and other functions. The whole machine a total of seven plug-in points, with a total capacity of more than plug-4000kg, can hang multiple empty, air-surface weapons, including two goals with a variety of advanced ultra-horizon attack capability.
The project began in 1998, China and Pakistan signed a joint development agreement in principle. August 25, 2003 Xiaolong 01 prototype flew successfully. In March 2007, the first aircraft delivered Xiaolong Pakistan Air Force. At present, Pakistan has equipped aircraft assembly, flight test and component production capacity.
Xiaolong aircraft of Pakistan Air Force has fielded and combat effectiveness. Pakistan Air Force after high-intensity training and validation of flight, aircraft performance, operational capabilities and integrated logistics support capability has been further enhanced and high praise. Xiaolong fighters participated in many international exhibitions and exercise, demonstrating good performance Xiaolong fighters and arms trade in the international aviation market.
Xiaolong aircraft and equipment from the Pakistan Air Force since the Xiaolong aircraft, none of the improvements and upgrades have been stopped, the future will increase the air refueling capability, enhanced data links and advanced electronic warfare capabilities, to mount a new guided weapons , two-seat combat trainer Xiaolong also being developed.
the Xiaolong aircraft, a high-profile debut in Dubai Air Show, will help to further enhance the international image of the Xiaolong aircraft, more potential customers to attract attention.
HD Photo: Pakistani Xiaolong fighter for the first time in the Middle East air show
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