America Journal, said the Chinese aircraft carrier platform is not yet taking off and landing fixed-wing aircraft carrier
Data Figure: Chinese aircraft carrier test platform to the sea trying to
World Wide Web Roundup U.S. Strategy Page website on June 26 reported that China’s aircraft carrier “Varyag” was recently carried out since last August eighth sea trial. Chinese aircraft carrier test platform performed well in sea trials. The flight activities necessary preparatory work has been in place, the carrier has so far not been fixed-wing aircraft carrier takeoffs and landings.
U.S. media said so far, “Varyag” cumulative trial time is about 10 weeks. Last year, China has confirmed that the “Varyag” will be mainly used for training. 3 months ago, the outside world found that some aircraft parked on the flight deck. There is speculation that the Varyag will be delivered in the second half of the year the Navy, the Chinese Navy plans to deploy up to 24 jet fighters on the carrier and a considerable number of helicopters.
U.S. media said that China is building the first ship of China-made aircraft carrier, but the detail is not yet known. Apart from the Varyag from the only official statement, the Chinese also need 2-3 aircraft carrier.
analysis that the approaching of carrier platform-intensive sea trials service
Chinese aircraft carrier platform yesterday departure eighth trial (Figure)
Department of Defense: Chinese aircraft carrier platform sea trial is a normal and necessary
experts said of the carrier is still in the hull platform trial stage