Tag Archives: J-20

CHINA’S J-20 IN ITS NEW MISSIONIZED CONFIGURATION

                                              The testers at Chengdu are making some progress on their mammoth J-20 fighter. It looks like the … Read the rest of this entry

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J-20 MISSILE RAIL PHOTO UPDATE

Pictures show a dummy PL-10, or an early derivative of this missile, mounted on the J-20’s unique rail system. The PL-10 is somewhat analogous to the ASRAAM, so we are in the short/intermediate range here (2000ft-20+miles very roughly speaking depending on … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINESE AIR COMBAT UPDATE: J-20’S WACKY RAILS & TERMINATOR FLANKERS

A couple things here I want to approach. First off, as predicted here months ago (with the help of my readers) the J-20’s is going through weapons bay trials, which will inevitably lead up to some type of test launch. … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINESE MILITARY AVIATION DEVELOPMENTS

JH-7 JAM SESSION: It looks like the “Flying Leopard” is taking on a new role as escort jammer. It is well-known that China has taken note of other nations who have used electronic warfare to even the playing field against … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINA RISING: SHENYANG J-21 / J-31 / F-60 FIRST FLIGHT (UPADTED WITH NEW PICTURES!)

UPDATE! NEW PICTURES-                                                                           … Read the rest of this entry

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J-20: Now With Missionized Avionics!

          New pics and video are coming out of China depicting the J-20 with panels popped and what looks like a functioning radome attached. There is also a spot above the radome that may be a … Read the rest of this entry

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FAST HISTORY: LOCKHEED’S DIVERTERLESS SUPERSONIC INLET TESTBED F-16

                Before there was the mound like intake bulges and racked intake cowlings seen on the American F-35 and Chinese J-20, JF-17, J-10 and J-31, there was Lockheed’s Diverterless Supersonic Intake F-16 testbed. … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINESE TAKE OUT: THE RED DRAGON’S GROWING AIR COMBAT CAPABILITY IN PICTURES

I snooped around some of the forums and grabbed some cool shots that showcase some of the amazing military aviation developments in China… The mighty SU-30MKK sitting alert complete with wingtip mounted active jamming pods:           … Read the rest of this entry

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GAME CHANGER?: CHINA’S F-35 (F-60 / J-21 / J-31 / FLATBED FIGHTER) EMERGES!

                                            It looks as if the F-60, aka the J-21, aka the “Flatbed Fighter,” China’s lower-end answer to the … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP!: May 20th, 2012

HOUSE APPROVES SALE ON NEW F-16s TO TAIWAN I have talked about this issue at great length and I am very happy to see the House Of Representatives vote for the sale of 66 late block F-16s to Taiwan. It … Read the rest of this entry

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SECOND J-20 PROTOTYPE SHOWS SIGNS OF MATURITY

Alert5.com posted a nice comparison of the two aircraft. It’s a bit of a “Where’s Waldo” type of exercise but if you look closely you can see some slight changes between the two prototypes, and thanks goodness they finally got … Read the rest of this entry

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FUNKY VIDEO THAT SHOWCASES THE FINE DETAILS OF CHINA’S J-20

The soundtrack and the editing are a little cheesy but the montage of detail shots is useful. Of particular note, the J-20 is a beast of a jet, just look at the shot of the guy standing in the wheel … Read the rest of this entry

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AEI STUDY SAYS TOO FEW STEALTH ASSETS IN US ARSENAL TO FIGHT PACIFIC WARS, MISSES BIG PICTURE

http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/2012/03/air-force-lacks-stealth-aircraft-to-fight-china-study-says-032812w/ From the American Enterprise Institute’s report: “If a wing of seventy-two F-22 fighters was based at a distance of 1,500 nautical miles from the combat zone — roughly the distance between Anderson Air Force Base on Guam to the … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP MARCH 13th, 2012!

COAST GUARD MAY TAKE C-27Js OFF THE USAF’s HANDS, USAF INFLATED OPERATIONAL FINANCIAL PREDICTIONS This is a positive development in the C-27J saga. The Coast Guard has to constantly fight for every scrap it can get and the C-27J would … Read the rest of this entry

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J-20 TEARS IT UP!

Stay tuned for an upcoming post on the J-20, consesus is starting to gel on Aviationintel’s side! *Thanks Oscar for sending this one over, I always love seeing the recent action out of Chengdu!

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