AIDC On Tight Schedule Developing Advanced Trainer

Credit: A model of the AIDC AJT: Bradley Perrett/Aviation Week
In developing a jet trainer, Taiwan has begun in the middle, the defense ministry’s technology agency says. But even by using an in-service light fighter as a starting point, the four-year program cannot have much room for slippage. The trainer is really a new aircraft, not merely a version of the...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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