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J-20 maiden flight: I’m a believer

During lunch today China‘s aviation enthusiasts wentcrazy with reports of the Chengdu J-20′s first flight. Preparations had been taking place allmorning: chairs set out for VIPs, tea served, and extra tight security aroundthe airfield perimeter. A quick check revealed that in Chinese astrologicalterms today is good day for big things: signing contracts, moving house,commencing renovations, […]

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Clearer, cooler video of J-20

Yet another video emerges of the Chengdu J-20 taxiing. The filmer is using a much better quality camera than the one previously used. The black spot on the upper left suggests the camera is hidden, as does the sudden cut at the end. A few more things strike me about the plane. Particularly the way […]

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