Ideas for the future development of the helicopter straight -10 architect Wu Ximing armed helicopters in an interview with reporters, said the feature will be the next generation of high-speed helicopter gunships key indicators.
U.S. heavily built “Comanche” stealth helicopter dismount, the world gunships field for a long time did not appear more advanced model, it was felt, indicating that helicopter gunships have reached “a dead end”, China developed straight -10 was “armed helicopters final glory.”
Currently, the U.S. helicopters in addition to already dismount “Comanche” and a few other models belonging to the fourth generation, the others were third-generation or second-generation. China belongs to the second generation of direct -9, -10 is the third generation straight. Wu Ximing said that countries most of the existing helicopter flight speed of 300 kilometers. International will break the speed limit is defined as the fifth generation of new helicopters, but the fifth-generation helicopter, what kind, aviation there is no clear consensus.