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2012-11-01 China-Japan-Koreas
China 'makes first test flight' of new stealth fighter jet
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Posted by tipper 2012-11-01 06:37|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [319 views ]  Top

#1 "flew for 11 minutes"

Kind of a short flight, although I'm not privy to procedures for testing a new aviation product. Just go up, slow circle and return to earth?
Posted by Mullah Richard 2012-11-01 09:58||   2012-11-01 09:58|| Front Page Top

#2 two years of rolling up and down the runway - with no flight. what happened ... were the tires leaky or something?! HAHAHA!!!
Posted by Raider 2012-11-01 13:19||   2012-11-01 13:19|| Front Page Top

#3 The "Stealth" fighters from Russia and China will be of the 4 or 4.5 generation. They aren't quite up to the 5th generation that the US fields.

Russia's fighter is only stealthy from the front, designed to come in undetected, fire missiles and then get the hell out of dodge on after burner as it isn't stealthy from the back. Think Backfire bomber II, but smaller.
Posted by DarthVader 2012-11-01 14:37||   2012-11-01 14:37|| Front Page Top

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