Avic Hongdu Rolls Out Upgraded L-15 Trainer-Attacker

Credit: L-15B model at 2017 Airshow China, Zhuhai: Bradley Perrett
BEIJING—Avic’s Hongdu works has rolled out an improved version of the L-15 Falcon trainer with greater light-attack capability. The new version, the L-15B, has such combat features as additional hard points, a radar-warning system, a greater gross weight and higher speed, thanks to afterburning...
Bradley Perrett

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

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