Beware the J-20 mock-up

Then again it is possible that the J-20′s sister is really a mock-up. These pictures suggest a mock-up exists in Chengdu. If they are not a mock-up, the Chinese aerospace industry may be overdue for a brush-up on modern final assembly procedures.



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5 Responses to Beware the J-20 mock-up

  1. Kay 15 June, 2011 at 2:55 pm #

    Don’t be too harsh on them. They are just trying to keep the maintenance cost down.

  2. aeroxavier 15 June, 2011 at 4:05 pm #

    nothing in, just one box who was add in one sukhoi jet.They just search the ideology, for say: “see, we have one 5th gen fighter, they was similar to yours”.

  3. jetcal1 15 June, 2011 at 6:44 pm #

    Pretty sturdy mock up if can be moved around in such a cavalier manner. Perfect for the trade show environment.

  4. Stephen Trimble 15 June, 2011 at 6:47 pm #

    Please tell me it’s going to Paris!

  5. Guru Josh 15 June, 2011 at 10:04 pm #

    Looks decidedly sub-scale, 1:2?

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