Wednesday, January 05, 2011

More J-20 Chinese Stealth Fighter Updates

Keeping you up to date on the latest J-20 developments:

J-20 Performing Take-off Rotations and Drag Chute Deployments at Chengdu

Fan CGI artwork of the J-20.

Interesting nozzle asymmetry.

Today on another forum I found there are still doubters out there claiming the J-20 is a mockup. Perhaps nothing will convince these die hard ostriches, but here's the first video of the J-20 doing takeoff rotations and drag chute deployments:


gardengnomesareevil said...

Keep up the good work. I check out your site every day but this is the first time I've commented.
Have there been any official announcements in Chinese media?

Kevin said...

it have been announced by the television, but not obviously. gov have said nothing

Coatepeque said...

here is the link to the CCTV report on "fifth gen" fighter.

EngineerScotty said...

The reaction from the US M-I complex has been predictable: A combination of "we're monitoring the situation but are not concerned at this time" from Pentagon brass, combined with "OMG! We've got to spend BILLYUNS of dollars upgrading the F-22, F-35, etc. lest we not have the biggest, baddest airplane on the block!"

How soon before the videogame comes out?

Coatepeque said...


Maybe the bird is constructed with "transparent aluminum".

EngineerScotty said...

Aye! (And other colorful metaphors).