UAE Acquiring Chinese L-15 Jet Trainer

The L-15 appeared at the 2021 edition of Dubai Airshow.
Credit: Mark Wagner/Aviation Images
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opted for China’s Hongdu L-15 to be the country’s new generation jet trainer. In a Feb. 23 statement to the Emirates News Agency, the UAE’s defense ministry said it plans to contract with China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) to...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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