Russia believes that China had in 2005 with the transformation capacity of carrier-based aircraft
online circulation of carrier-based F-11B prototype picture
[British "Jane's Defense Weekly," June 2] reported one problem: Chinese F-11B prototype test carrier-based Shenyang Aircraft Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. Airport The photos appear to show that China is testing its carrier-based F-11B fighter early prototype.
these photos at sunrise on May 20, China is now the site seems to show – the new F-11B version. It seems to have a special wing of the former level of control surfaces, and the tail short, these two points are related to the Russian Su-33 carrier-based fighter the same. According to reports, in Shenyang, has been trying to replicate the model.
Prior to this, there are some other photos also suggests the PLA Naval Air Force F-11B fighter aircraft procurement.
2009 end of August, some Chinese military sites have been reported in carrier-based F-11B fighter aircraft has begun to test the message.
However, the latest addition to describing the existence of a group of pictures beyond the prototype did not provide any other information. Some technical details on the aircraft are currently unclear.
2005 onwards, the Russian sources to the Articles began to comment about their resume with China on Su-33 production line to meet the potential demand from China. They repeatedly stressed that they suspect may possess a Chinese J-11 or Su-27 will be transformed into a secure carrier-based fighter aircraft required many body modification method.