Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Test flight for J-20 fighter - Wendell Minnick

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China has conducted its first test flights with the Chengdu J-20 Black Eager stealth fighter; reports Wendell Minnick in Defense News. 
According to Chinese-language news reports, a twin-engine J-20 prototype flew for 18 minutes on Jan. 11 from the "Plant 132 aerodrome" in Chengdu in southwest China. "Plant 132" is the designation for the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group. A Chengdu J-10S Vigorous Dragon twin-seat fighter served as the chase plane.
Photographs of the flight test can be found on the china-defense.com and bbs.huanqiu.com websites.
More at Defense News.

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