J-15 Carrier Multirole Fighter thread

Discussion in 'Navy' started by Jeff Head, May 30, 2011.

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    Not power available is the limitation but speed over the ramp. They reach 80 kts without rockets and more speed isn't possible.
     
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    IMO it is not how much ordinances that the J-15 can carry taking off but how much it can bring back. Does anyone know its bring back limitation?
     
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    Russian Su-33 has a maximum landing weight of 26000 kg. Shouldn't be too far from that for J-15.
     
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    If that figure is true then there's no issue with bring back weight. That's basically 2 tons of fuel and another 4+ tons of ordnance. Enough for all sort of missions. 2 antiship missiles+ AAMs, or even 4 antiship missiles and no AAMs, a heavy AAM loadout for air superiority, various ground strike missions (6 500 kg bombs or 3 1000 kg bombs) etc.
     
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    Correct of course! So are the other comments. That GIF is a fanboi mishap!
     
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    The aircraft is turning immediately after airborne. I think that is reserved for catapulted aircraft.
     
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    future air-refuelling..to increase payloads and fighting radius.....

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    The "modified" WS-10 on these J-15 implies that it has been modified for naval saline environment? Is there anyone on the know about the use of indigenous engines in J-15 - like the percentage of birds that use these Naval WS-10. Any reason not to believe the WS-15 is also poised to have a naval version?
     
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    None of those J-15s in the last few pictures or gifs use WS-10
     
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