AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

L15A is a new-generation light attacker fighter trainer (AFT) for third-generation fighter pilot training, air defense combat and air-to-ground attack.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

The aircraft is configured with tandem seats, single vertical fin, all-motion stabilizer tricycle landing gear, large strake, and blended wing-fuselage.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

The aircraft is powered by two turbofan engines with full authority digital engine control (FADEC) and equipped with a three-axis quad-redundancy fly-by-wire flight control system and an advanced avionics system based on flexible data bus technology.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

L15A features multi-mission capabilities, excellent flight performance, broad operating envelope with high reliability, high safety, good maintainability, long service life and high cost-effectiveness.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

L15B is a new generation light multi-functional fighter (MFF) for air defense combat and air-to-ground attack in day/night condition and lead-in fighter training.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

The aircraft adopts tandem seats, single vertical fin, fully movable stabilizer, tricycle landing gear, large strake and blended wing-fuselage design.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

The aircraft is powered by two afterburning turbofan engines with full authority digital engine control (FADEC) and equipped with a three-axis quad-redundancy fly-by-wire flight control system and an advanced avionics system based on flexible data bus technology.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

L15B aircraft features excellent flight performance, broad flight envelope and significant multi-mission capabilities with high reliability, good maintainability and remarkable cost-effectiveness.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

Features The aircraft features tandem seats, dual engines, side air intake under the wings, a single vertical tail, a full motion horizontal tail, tricycle landing gear configuration, large strake, a blended wing-body, and medium aspect ratio wing with leading-edge saw tooth.

Two turbofan engines are located in the fuselage.

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

Crew: 2

Length: 12.27 m (40 ft 3 in)

Wingspan: 9.48 m (31 ft 1 in)

Height: 4.81 m (15 ft 9 in)

Empty weight: 4,500 kg (9,921 lb)

Gross weight: 6,500 kg (14,330 lb)

Max takeoff weight: 9,800 kg (21,605 lb)

Powerplant: 2 × Ivchenko-Progress AI-222K-25 afterburning turbofan engines

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

Performance-

Maximum speed: 1,729 km/h (1,074 mph, 934 kn)

Maximum speed: Mach 1.4 (L15B)

Range: 550 km (340 mi, 300 nmi) +

Ferry range: 3,100 km (1,900 mi, 1,700 nmi)

Service ceiling: 16,000 m (52,000 ft)

Rate of climb: 200 m/s (39,000 ft/min)

AVIC Hongdu L-15 / JL-10

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