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Sunday, September 18, 2011
Without much fanfare, the old J-8I fighters are being decommissioned at a rapid rate -- most of them are being converted into static displays. At this point, it is safe to assume that the remaining J-8I fleet are no longer considered a front line recon bird.
This J8I of the PLAN Air Force (serial number 0423) was donated to Nanchang Aeronautical University last week