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Airshow China

CNC
Added On November 8, 2018

The 12th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition has kicked off in south China's port city of Zhuhai.
 
The exhibition, also known as Airshow China, features around 770 exhibitors from over 40 countries and regions, showcasing their latest advancements in the aerospace industry.
 
CNC brings you there to experience the stunning moment.
 
The most attractive demonstration is the newest Chinese J-10B fighter jet, which was installed with the Chinese domestically developed thrust vector control engine (TVC).
 
With thrust vector control engines, fighter jets can make very complicated maneuvers, such as the 'Cobra Maneuver' and the 'Deciduous Floating Maneuver'.
 
According to experts, the demonstration of J-10B TVC showed that China has obtained thrust vector control engine technology and will apply it in the near future.
 
Another type of China-built fighter jet, J-20, also took to the sky at on the first day of the air show. J-20's maiden show was in 2016's Airshow China. Two years later, the fourth-generation of medium-and-long-range fighter aircraft brought people a new paint and more advanced maneuvers.
 
J-20 is a China self-developed stealth fighter jet.
 
Airshow China is the country's biggest gathering of aircraft makers and buyers. The show has been held in Zhuhai every two years since 1996. This year's event runs from the 6th to the 11th of November.