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Some statistics on Chinese aviation exports from 1979 of the year

Zhongguo Hankong Bao Newspaper Cites Several Chinese Export Statistics aviation technology over the past 30 years. According to the publication, since 1979, that is, during the period of implementation of the economic reform policy in the PRC, China has exported about 1700 units of military aircraft. The term used in the article means military aircraft as a whole, as far as you can understand, we mean jet combat and training combat aircraft, and helicopters, and transport aircraft. This equipment was supplied to 31 countries in Asia, Africa, Oceania and Latin America. Most of the countries-buyers of Chinese aircraft are located in Africa - 13.

Modifications fighter J-7 (c)

Of the total number of previously delivered aircraft, 719 units of aviation equipment are still in service. At present, China pays increasing attention to the provision of services for the repair and maintenance of this fleet of vehicles, as well as newly sold aircraft and helicopters (the article notes that revenues from these services can range from 10 to 30% of the cost of aircraft in production).

It is noted that the task of servicing export aircraft for China has specificity: the main buyers of Chinese products are the air forces of small and poor countries that acquire equipment in small batches, while their own capabilities of users of Chinese aircraft and helicopters for their quality service are small. The transition to the export of 4 generation fighter jets also imposes new service requirements.

To date, the Chinese state-owned aviation industry corporation AVIC and its export subsidiary CATIC, with the assistance of the military, have already created 28 service repair units around the world. In some cases, other Chinese private and state-owned companies, as well as foreign companies - CATIC partners, are involved in solving problems of repair and maintenance of equipment.

Among the trends in Chinese aviation exports, attention is drawn to a gradual increase in the share of helicopters, and a long-term trend towards a large-scale export of unmanned aerial vehicles is expected.

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  1. Vladimirets
    Vladimirets 21 February 2013 11: 55
    "Modifications to the J-7 fighter"

    "I didn't know what you were doing under the pseudonym Pasternak" (c) K / f "Office Romance"
    1. avt
      avt 21 February 2013 12: 21
      Quote: Vladimirets
      I didn't know what you were doing under the pseudonym Pasternak "(c) Movie" Office Romance "

      laughing good Pinned, good.
    2. Uncle Serozha
      Uncle Serozha 21 February 2013 12: 53
      Quote: Vladimirets
      "I didn't know what you were doing under the pseudonym Pasternak" (c) K / f "Office Romance"

      laughing It's five. In fairness, I must say that the J-7 fighters are gradually being withdrawn from service - a decision on this was made in 2011.
      At the first stage, they will be displayed in secondary parts, and then replaced by new aircraft. Engines remain the problem, though - all the new-generation Chinese devices are powered by Russian engines. Moreover, it was made in Russia, since the Chinese comrades can not yet create a full-fledged copy.
      They generally strongly gravitate to copying our aircraft industry. Since, before the relations were completely cooled, we didn’t deliver anything to them except for the MiG-21, then they followed our path - they created their analogue of the Mikoyan E-152 - a twin-engine version of the MiG-21. And even unlike ours, they launched this monster into mass production called J-8-I

      J-8-II, respectively, was clearly done with an eye on the Su-15

      But just then the 90s arrived. And the Chinese comrades honestly helped save our aviation industry by buying our "rejection" - projects that were not considered promising. In particular, they were sold Mikoyan Product 4.12 (aka LFI, later LMFI), which the Chinese produce under the name J-10

      1. KORESH80
        KORESH80 21 February 2013 15: 27
        Today I read that the Chinese are working on a copy of the Su-34, to replace the bomber H-6 (Tu-16). A modern bomber, like a good engine for them, is still problematic. I wonder if the Su-34 got to them.
    3. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 21 February 2013 15: 03
      I'll show you the MiG modifications

      1. Marek Rozny
        Marek Rozny 22 February 2013 15: 22
        By the way, the Mig-27 is still in service with Kazakhstan. Nobody else left them in the CIS.
  2. Grey74
    Grey74 21 February 2013 12: 38
    Painfully familiar silhouettes)))
    1. opkozak
      opkozak 21 February 2013 14: 48
      The yellow race is the race of masters.
      We’ll waste white and black,
      Let's make a reed bomb
      and destroy all for sure ...
      Tink, Tink, Liao, Biao, Tink ...
  3. Octavian avgust
    Octavian avgust 21 February 2013 12: 56
    The Chinese are copying and selling. Painfully known scheme. laughing
    TSOOBER 21 February 2013 13: 08
    This is how the combat aviation market was divided into three segments: 1-
    "show-off" -Americans F -35 - terribly expensive, not very much - but you have to buy it (otherwise you are not Democrats) .2-
    "to fight" -Russia and partly Europe -not so expensive but very good for the army (choice of smart) 3-
    China - if you want a small or small plane (it even flies sometimes) you are always welcome, but from afar it looks like a Russian slogan "three for the price of one, which one will fly"
    1. Guun
      Guun 21 February 2013 14: 03
      Quote: TSOOBER
      China - if you want a small or small plane (it even flies sometimes) you are always welcome, but from afar it looks like a Russian slogan "three for the price of one, which one will fly"

      China has high-quality things. But they are expensive, but they don’t sell high-quality military equipment to others and put it to themselves. Who will sell you a good thing for free? that shit is a little stand. Here I have a PC in Chinese (they brought it from there), the whole filling from there has been working for 5 years, changed the video card to a new one and that's it, then I bought it for 90 tenge (in rubles 000 rubles).
  5. Uncle Serozha
    Uncle Serozha 21 February 2013 13: 24
    By the way, this is strange. Going to disarm the J-7, the Chinese for some reason do not buy for their Air Force the recently created J-17 Thunder. They only supply it to Pakistan, despite the fact that ours allowed them to sell copies of our RD-93 engine to the foreign market.

    It is not for nothing that the "Mikoyan landing" since 1993 has been advising specialists from Chinese institutes 600 and 601 (Shanian and Changde, respectively).

    Both Chinese "type 5th generation" fighters are still dark horses. One (J-21) - designed for them by SibNIA, and the second (J-31) raises serious doubts about its viability and with current Russian engines has a subsonic cruising speed. Neither one nor the other has yet passed the full test program. And given that both are represented by the same prototype, it seems that they will not pass soon.