Description under construction:
ABOUT THE AIRCRAFT
Hongdu L-15 Falcon - Advanced Jet Trainer
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.
Action group 1 will engage the engine afterburner. Aircraft will break mach1 at 5000ft.
Action group 2 for all lights.
Action group 3 toggles the gear door and landing gear lock
Upon opening gear door, press landing gear to release gear.
Flaps and Slats
VTOL down for flaps and slats.
TRIM down or up to trim elevators.
Action group 6 toggles the rocket motors used to eject. Disengage once seat clears the cockpit.
Action group 7 deploys the chute.
The aircraft HUD has a runway alignment system. Maintain 10% throttle and full flaps to maintain stability at lower speeds. Use trim accordingly. Use the runway alignment system and fly the two green lines to match the runway.
About 90% match.
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Note that the blueprint I used and the variant I built are slightly different.
- Power/Weight Ratio 5.779
- Wing Loading 21.9lbs/ft2 (106.9kg/m2)
- Wing Area 1,705.4ft2 (158.4m2)
- Drag Points 8287
- Number of Parts 1374
- Control Surfaces 8
- Performance Cost 7,247