China has begun landing J-15 fighters on its first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, following an earlier announcement that pilots had taken off from the ship. Five pilots landed and took off from Liaoning in the Bohai, a sea in northern China. The reports say the ship’s arrestor gear is of entirely Chinese design. However, the same reports also say that the J-15 is all-Chinese, when in fact it is a copy of the Sukhoi Su-33. The Chinese media reports, which are sure to have been closely ...


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