With the arriving of the Russian fighter jet SU-35, the 2014 Zhuhai Airshow is poised.
As the only official airshow to exhibit the latest aviation and aerospace technology with real airplanes in China, it attracts global attentions every year. This year’s airshow will fall on Nov.11-16 in Zhuhai, Guangdong.
Here are some highlights of it.
1. PLA air force will appear systematically
A whole system of air force of PLA could be seen in this year’s airshow. According to Nanfang Daily, a whole air battle system including surveillance aircraft, fighter jet, bomber and transport aircraft has arrived at the runways.
It is reported that the latest models will take part in the show. Y-20, China’s largest and most advanced military transport aircraft, be listed in world’s elite level, will make its first public appearance. J-31, China’s fourth generation fighter jet (in U.S. standard), will also strike a pose in the occasion that the U.S. air force F-35C has finished its landing test on aircraft carrier. SU-35, currently the most advanced fighter jet in service in Russia, will show its power too, giving the condition that PLA has purchased 24 SU-35. The most advanced surveillance aircraft KJ-2000 with KJ-200 will be also displayed.