Thursday, April 22, 2021

Venezuela Has Ordered 24 L-15 Supersonic Trainer Aircraft

The Venezuelan Air Force  has ordered  24 CATIC L-15 supersonic trainer aircraft.

The Hongdu L-15 Falcon  is a Chinese supersonic training and light attack aircraft being developed by Nanchang-based Hongdu Aviation Industry Corporation (HAIG) to meet the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and People’s Liberation Army Naval Air Force (PLANAF) lead-in fighter trainer (LIFT) requirements.

The L-15 will serve as last link in pilot training required for Lockheed Martin F-16A / B Fighting Falcon Block 15 and Sukhoi Su-30MK2.

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