China debuts J-20 stealth fighter at air show (Photo/Nanfang Daily: Lin Qunxian)
China has its domestic-built J-20 stealth fighter public debut on the first day of The Airshow China 2016, on Tuesday morning. Above 700 aviation businesses from 42 countries and regions gathered in Zhuhai for this largest show of its kind in China, with more than 151 aircraft being exhibited.
China debuts J-20 stealth fighter at air show (Photo/Nanfang Daily: Zhang Youqiong)
This six-day event attracts aircraft giants Airbus and Boeing as well as other major aviation companies in the world. Also, China will display the models of ARJ21, C919 and AG600. The Tiangong-2 aircraft will be exhibited too.
The 11th Airshow China provides a new cooperation opportunity for domestic and overseas aviation & aerospace industries. Guangdong and Airshow China will provide more professional, efficient services to make the event inclusive and international, said by Zhu Xiaodan, the Governor of Guangdong Province and the Director General of the Committee of the 11th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition on the opening ceremony.
Besides, a new zone covering 70,000 square meters will be set up for ground-based equipment performance. Audiences may have a chance to appreciate dynamic performances of tanks, assault vehicles and armed jeeps.
The exhibition is divided into two stages. The first half from November 1 to 3 will open for professionals and enterprises while the second half from 4 to 6 is for ordinary people.
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