The WS-10 engine has already been deployed on a number of PLA warplanes, including the J-10, J-11, J-16 and J-20 fighter jets. Photo: Weibo
The WS-10 engine has already been deployed on a number of PLA warplanes, including the J-10, J-11, J-16 and J-20 fighter jets. Photo: Weibo

Chinese ‘Flying Shark’ J-15 naval fighter jets look set to ditch Russian engines

  • New J-15 shipborne jet clearly equipped with Chinese-made WS-10 engines, CCTV report shows
  • WS-10 or Taihang outperform original Russian AL-31Fs on reliability and safety, military analysts say

The WS-10 engine has already been deployed on a number of PLA warplanes, including the J-10, J-11, J-16 and J-20 fighter jets. Photo: Weibo
The WS-10 engine has already been deployed on a number of PLA warplanes, including the J-10, J-11, J-16 and J-20 fighter jets. Photo: Weibo
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