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AAD 2016: Hongdu L-15 Falcon makes big impact at the show

Posted 14 September 2016 · Add Comment

Two Hongdu L-15 Falcon advanced jet trainers made their presence known on the opening day of AAD.

The jets were brought to the show by the Zambia Air Force, which has recently taken delivery of the jets after ordering six in 2014, becoming the first export customer for the Chinese aircraft.

The aircraft is showing off its capabilities in the flying display by a Chinese pilot.

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