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Hongdu L-15

The Hongdu L-15 aircraft is build by Hongdu Aviation.

The Hongdu L-15 Falcon is a supersonic Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT) aircraft and light attack aircraft being developed by Nanchang-based Hongdu Aviation Industry Corporation (HAIG) to meet China Lead-In Fighter Trainer (LIFT) requirements. Hongdu L-15 is powered by Ukraine’s Ivchenko-Progress AI-222K-25F turbofan engines with afterburner.


Crew: 2
Weight: Normal take-off 6,500kg; max take-off 9,500kg
Max Speed: Mach 1.4
Range: Combat radius over 550km
Service Ceiling: 16,000m
Max Climb Rate: 150m/s
G Limit: +8/-3

Updated On: 13.03.12