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JL-9 Shanying

Country of Origin: China


The JL-9 Shanying (Mountain Eagle) is a trainer aircraft based on the J-7 fighter. The aircraft has been competing against the JL-15 for China's next-generation trainer program.

The JL-9 fuselage resembles that of the J-7 , but has a redesigned solid nose and lateral air inlets. The aircraft has a pair of two-section wings, with sweep angle of the inner section larger than the outer section. The wings do not have leading edge flaps. Two stabilizing fins are located under the rear...

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