Within two years, Ukraine will supply China with dozens of L-15 engine
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net Ukrainian newspaper reported on June 7, 乌克兰扎波Luo hot city “Yves Shevchenko – progress,” chief architect of state enterprises that Kravchenko, Ukraine and China is developing a new L-15 trainer/fighter aircraft manufacturing cooperation on the project. According to China this spring and signed the contract, L-15 next year, will supply the first batch of dozens of black-type production system, AI-222-25F engines.
Kravchenko did not disclose the exact size of black engine and conditions of the contract, but said: “The first stage of talking about dozens of engines. We also partner with China to further negotiations to supply China AI-222-25F engines and manufacturing co-operation. “
Ukraine” Yves Shevchenko – progress “state-owned enterprises developed by the city of Zaporozhye,” Milicic engine “produced by AI-222- 25F engine can guarantee 4200 kg afterburning thrust. China L-15 trainer aircraft for training F -10, F -11, F-16 pilots and other aircraft, maximum takeoff weight of 9800 kg, body length 12.27 meters, wingspan of 9.48 meters, 25% of the structure from composite materials Cheng, serving for a period of 10 000 flight hours or 30 years. It is reported, L-15 price is very competitive, basic model costs about $ 10 million, the specific prices vary depending on configuration.
foreign media reported that China will be short-term prospects within the L-15 trainer/light attack aircraft developed based on the machine, is currently considering weapons configuration, this variant will be used to equip the Chinese Air Force and exports. While making the navy does not rule out the possibility of L-15 version. (Compiled: Shu-shan)