F-10 performance, good handling and strong foreign media questioned China’s military capabilities beyond
4 13, 47 countries visited the Air Force military attaches Jian Shi a division of the facelift aircraft flight demonstrations, and boarded the cockpit with the pilots up close. River Song Ji agency issued photo
published April 15, according to the “Global Times” reported, the Chinese Defense Ministry invited from 47 countries, military attaches 51 13 Bayi afternoon watching in Tianjin J-10 flight demonstration team facelift after the first public performance machine performance. This is the first large-scale foreign military attaches in close and J-10. Invited to come along with 37 domestic and overseas media, 57 correspondents.
Associated Press that visitors generally impressive performances for the day. Air Force attache, said the British Embassy, ??the J-10 fighter left him the impression that manipulation is strong, although the show also keep up with the British “Red Arrows” aerobatic team, but already has considerable strength. Associated Press of Pakistan reported that four fighters in more than 20 minutes of time for a wonderful aerial aerobatics. Many people said that this performance of the Chinese fighter no less advanced countries in the world production of aircraft, its flight performance, body structure, speed and load are outstanding.
However, there are once again challenged the media to non-Chinese J-10 independent production. “The Times” quoted an unnamed military experts as saying that J-10 is an excellent three generations of fighters, but only the equivalent of the early F-16 level. A military officer said, because of tires and other factors, the J-10 is not suitable for aircraft carrier landings. But the military experts also believe that China is catching up, the next launch of the fourth-generation fighters might actually achieve a significant leap forward, and come out earliest probably in 2017, well ahead of forecasts in the United States.
aircraft itself is not a national military attache and the sole focus of media attention. British Broadcasting Corporation said, came to watch the performances of the military attaches, the most friendly to China from developing countries, including Africa and the Middle East, they are J-10 potential buyers. Taking into account the J-10 does have excellent handling, and low prices, so attractive to potential buyers. Pakistan’s military attaches at the scene said that Pakistan is indeed working on the possibility of buying F-10. Thailand, Myanmar and Nigeria have also expressed interest in buying the J-10. ▲ (British special correspondent in the newspaper the reporter Qiu Yongzheng ● Twins Ji Chen Xiang)