Beijing SuperWing is a five-year old company that simply deals in aircraft design concepts. Its main product at the show was the CY-1 multi-purpose delta-canard fighter that uses a novel "side plate" to produce a stable flight performance without the need for expensive computer-driven fly-by-wire systems.
If a success, the CY-1 could combine the combat capability of the F-16 with a very short take-off and landing capability. The company so far has only produced a radio controlled model of the CY-1 and company officials made clear that they were at the show to find investors. Nevertheless, a company official stated that the PLA was "very interested" in this concept.
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Engine Power: 7000kg
T-O Weight: 8500kg
T-O Distance: 300-400m
Landing Dist: 400-500m
Speed: Mach 1.6-1.8
The Guizhou LFC-16 is not a fighter. It's a technology demonstrator.
However, it is the first combat plane to be built by a private company and funding.
It has extremely high maneuverability. It has been compared with the F-16 and JF-17.
Maiden flight achieved in October 2009.
The CY-1 is a double-seater version of the LFC-16.
- Maximum take-off weight: 9,000 kg
- Service ceiling: 17,000 m
- Maximum range: 2,800 km
- Engine thrust: 7644 N
Surprise: China LFC-16 fighter first flight successfully!
After the end of the 2004 Zhuhai Airshow, some online statistics reached a surprising fact: that is most attractive to the eye than friends shook sky SU-27 fighter jets, nor is pretty compact L-15 advanced trainer, but expensive Airshow stage appearance LFC-16 fighter model high agility weird.
In fact it is not just Chinese netizens are interested, even to foreign media, this aircraft also showed some interest in the United States, "Aviation Week and Space Technology" magazine for its evaluation is: "confusing model." .
Yes, this aircraft is not only confusing appearance, numbering confusing, even its life experience, use a bunch of confusing the issue is. So, let us approached the aircraft and recalling the history behind these puzzles together.
According to the official explanation of the Air, LFC-16 stands for "light (Light) fighter (Fighter) Chinese (China) -16", 16 aircraft for your internal number. The fighter is Air Group with civil aircraft design company "super wing" companies to "Eagle" advanced trainer body based on the use side duck layout technology designed for lightweight, high mobility fighter program. Features of this fighter program are: low price, high mobility, the installation of more advanced electronic equipment, are fighting type super cheap models, along with ground attack capability.
LFC-16: the world's first fighter maneuverability
Cause the majority of the last air show enthusiasts and professionals side note duck layout fighter CY-1 (a type of super-wing), in this name LFC-16 air show to debut again.
It is noteworthy that the aircraft using the original side of the Chinese-style duck aerodynamic layout, with the movable side fins and other patented technologies; series of innovative technologies such as pneumatic machine uses, including the canard aerodynamic fuselage side + layout, with the movable fin, and so a controlled vortex. By applying these techniques to improve the maneuverability and stability of the aircraft, or to reach the level of the propeller of the aircraft, while also greatly improved mobility. Allegedly, the aircraft if successfully developed, will likely become the world's first fighter maneuverability. Also the development of this aircraft costs from private venture capital funds, can be said to create a Chinese fighter development in the history of precedent.
LFC-16 uses the body side is quite unique, slightly below its canard plane, the width of a lot. Its role is to generate an estimated strong vortex in the vortex coupling canard large elevation induced in high lift airfoil. Help improve the performance and landing aircraft hovering capability. Improve aircraft maneuverability and stability depends on the vortex and active control servo deflection with side fins, making the aircraft can not use the case of fly-and thrust vector control technology, can maintain stability at high angles and better maneuverability. Maybe LFC-16 or is it really valuable secret swirl control technology. This new aircraft will enhance the combat capability of great significance in the future.
LFC-16 Technical data:
Length: 14.08 m
Wingspan: 8.32 m
Height: 5.03 m
Engine thrust: 7000kg
Normal takeoff weight: 8500kg
Takeoff distance :300-400 meters
Landing distance :400-500 meters
Maximum speed: M1.6-1.8
The maximum instantaneous circling angle: 30 degrees / sec
Maximum plug Weight: 3000kg
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