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The nation’s air force intends to eventually replace all three of its existing combat aircraft with the Swedish jet.
China’s state-controlled aerospace industries juggle multiple development programs
The approximately $2 million ER option stretches the G650’s 7,000-nm range to 7,500 nm at a cruise speed of Mach 0.85.
Plans to become all-jet carrier by next summer
The aircraft appeared at the show in PLAAF livery, and the service is expected to be the primary customer.
Latest round of testing involves more than 25 new technologies.
First of five airplanes scheduled to enter service in 2019
In its Zhuhai display, the FC-31 appeared to bleed too much energy and the pilot had a hard time keeping the nose up during turns and other maneuvers.
Increased superjumbo deliveries in third quarter contributes to net income decline