Sukhoi SU-35, currently the most advanced fighter jet in service in Russia, has arrived in south China's Guangdong Province Wednesday for a biennial airshow.
The aircraft arrived at 2 p.m., accompanied by an IL-76 transport aircraft. Sukhoi SU-35 will give a demonstration flight on Tuesday.
The 10th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition will kick off in the southern port city of Zhuhai, Guangdong Province next Tuesday.
The only international aerospace trade show endorsed by the Chinese central government, this year's Zhuhai airshow will last for six days, attracting nearly 700 exhibitors from 41 countries with a record 120-plus planes. About 45 percent of the exhibitors are from outside China.
New weaponry will also be demonstrated at the airshow. A Xinhua reporter has already seen China's Y-20 military transport aircraft and J-31 stealth fighter at the venue. This is the first time both aircraft will be shown in public.
The People's Liberation Army Air Force will celebrate its 65th anniversary on Tuesday. The first group of female fighter jet pilots will perform stunt flights with J-10 fighters at the airshow.