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L-15 Falcon  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): March 2014
Maiden Flight: 13 March 2006
Total Production: ?
Also Known As: JL-10 and JL-10H
Origin: China
Corporations: Hongdu Aircraft Industry Group
Parent System: L-15 Falcon
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): March 2014
Maiden Flight: 13 March 2006
Total Production: ?
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Description: The L-15 Falcon, JL-10 Chinese designation, is an advanced jet trainer (AJT) developed by Hongdu to provide flight training for fourth and fifth generation fighter aircraft. The new jet trainer is powered by two AI-222K-25F high thrust-weight ration turbofan engines which allow enhanced maneuverability and high reliability. The L-15 trainer performs as a third generation fighter in wartime missions. Its maximum takeoff weight is 10,500 kg, a maximum level flight speed of 1,200 km/h, a maximum rate of climb at 200 m/sec, a service ceiling of 16,000 m, a maximum controllable flight angle of attack greater than 30 degrees, and a maximum ferry range of 2,600 km. The L-15 Falcon AJT was showcased at the Paris air show in June 2013.

L-15 Falcon Specifications

Crew: 2
Number of Engines: 2
Ceiling: 16,000 meter (52,493 foot)
Ferry Range: 2,600 kilometer (1,404 nautical mile)
Max Range: 3,100 kilometer (1,674 nautical mile)
Radius of Operation: 550 kilometer (297 nautical mile)
Climb Rate: 200 mps (39,216 fpm)
Top Speed at High Altitude: 1,715 kph (927 KTAS)
Top Speed at Sea Level: 1,200 kph (1.00 mach)
Flight Endurance: 2 hour (120 minute)
Empty Weight: 4,960 kilogram (10,935 pound)
Max Takeoff Weight: 10,500 kilogram (23,148 pound)
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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L-15 Falcon News

There are 3 news between
17 Jun 2013 and 18 Mar 2020
Wednesday, March 18, 2020China Developing Carrier-based Version of JL-9 Training Jet
Tuesday, August 7, 2018Chinese Navy Takes Delivery of 12 JL-10H Advanced Trainers
Monday, June 17, 2013China Introduces FC-1B and L-15 Aircraft at the Paris Air Show

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