Debut of Chinese Falcon L-15 jet trainer at MAKS 2009 air show
12:00 AM, August 22, 2009
Jiangxi Hongdu Aviation Industry Group of China debuted its indigenously developed advanced jet trainer Falcon L-15 at MAKS 2009 air show. It is introduced that the advanced jet trainer Falcon L-15 has a fine pneumatic platform with a three-axle and four-redundancy fly-by-wire flight control system. It can reappear the flight performance of combat aircraft at a low cost, has the flight performance and maneuver similar to the new generation of fighters and can meet the training demand of the pilots. It is also learned that the trainer Falcon L15 will attend the International Air Show in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and make flying display in the coming November to display once again the fine performance to the overseas clients and actively expand the international market.
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