16 fascinating Chinese aviation photos from the Seattle P-I

China flyby Getty.jpgHow’s your Chinese aircraft-identification? Great chance to find out from this very nice gallery of pix in the Seattle P-I taken at a rehearsal for yesterday’s National Day parade. Although as this image here shows, I think this proves that when it comes to formation team smoke, less is more. What a mess!

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3 Responses to 16 fascinating Chinese aviation photos from the Seattle P-I

  1. mike October 2, 2009 at 2:55 pm #

    Great pictures and love your blog.

  2. Heiko October 2, 2009 at 10:19 pm #

    “How’s your Chinese aircraft-identification?”

    Easy !
    pic 1 – Chengdu J-10
    pic 2 – Shenyang J-11 ( licensed Su-27 copy )
    pic 3 – Hongdu JL-8
    pic 4 – Shenyang J-11 ( licensed Su-27 copy ) again …
    pic 5 – and again …
    pic 6 – CAIC WZ-10 (2nd batch = fenestron tail)
    pic 7 – CAIC WZ-10 again …
    pic 8 – and again ….
    pic 9 – ACAC ARJ21 Xiangfeng Mockup on top of a China Railways CRH3 ( Siemens ICE3/Velaro copy)
    pic 10 – ASN-206 UAV Xian NPU
    pic 11 – DongFeng 15 SRBM
    pic 12 – Xian H-6 ( Tu-16 copy ) refueling two Chengdu J-10
    pic 13/14/15/16 – KJ-2000 AWACS (IL76 based) escorted by some Chengdu J-7 (mig-21 copy)

  3. Kieran Daly April 7, 2013 at 11:04 pm #

    Thanks Mike, glad you like it.

    Unfortunately Heiko I’m way out of my depth on those without doing some research. But you sound confident!

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