Saturday, January 18, 2014

China's aircraft engine development

China has always been relatively backward in the field of aircraft engine, still relies on Russia to supply most engines.
But the leadership has decided to pour billions of dollars into engine development.
Simultaneously, China is developing many different classes of Turbofan, Turboprop, Turboshaft engines.
Below is a nice chart detailing the engine models, thrust, and applications.


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