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L-15 Falcon lead-in fighter trainer (LIFT)

Country of Origin: China


The L-15 Falcon is an advanced Chinese trainer aircraft developed by the Guizhou-based Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG). The L-15, designed by HAIG with technical assistance from Russian Yokovlev OK, is seen as a competitor with the JL-9 Mountain Eagle, produced by the Guizhou Aircraft Industry Co., as the People's Liberation Army Air Force's next-generation advanced trainer.

The two-engine, two-seat aircraft features include a digital quadruple fly-by-wire (FBW), glass...

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