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November 9, 2018, 3:15 AM

Thrust-vectoring J-10 Stars at Zhuhai

Among the new systems that were unveiled at the Zhuhai show is a J-10B demonstrator equipped with a thrust-vectoring nozzle

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Oct 23, 2018 - 10:25 AM
Has Range Up To 1,000 Meters
F-16V
Oct 23, 2018 - 5:06 AM
The Republic of China Air Force has started to receive AESA radar-equipped F-16s that have been modernized by AIDC
Oct 22, 2018 - 4:45 AM
The U.S. Navy has raised its unamnned air system developmental test unit to full squadron status, underlining the growing importance of the unit's work
An-148
Oct 21, 2018 - 4:36 AM
In light of the deep divide between Russia and Ukraine, UAC's Voronezh plant has ceased the the licensed production of the Ukrainian An-148 design
Oct 18, 2018 - 1:32 PM
As the French air force awaits its KC-130J tankers, the service has proved the ability of the Caracal helicopter to refuel from Spain's KC-130Hs
Oct 16, 2018 - 5:25 AM
Japan's desire for further F-35s could result in an order for 20 more to begin the replacement of the F-15 Eagle
Oct 15, 2018 - 10:00 AM
Autopilot and integrated flight deck manufacturer Genesys Aerosystems is expanding its Part 25 autopilot certifications.
Oct 15, 2018 - 4:20 AM
Leonardo and Thales UK have joined forces to demonstrate a UK-soveriegn DIRCM capability based on the Miysis jammer and Elix-IR warning system
Oct 14, 2018 - 8:48 AM
The original Czech L-39 became the stalwart of the Soviet-era training machine. Now Aero is back in production with a thoroughly updated aircraft
Oct 11, 2018 - 3:57 PM
The helicopter would be made in Philadelphia.