China's AVIC Unveils New Fighter Aircraft Concept

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  • 03:42 PM, September 26, 2013
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China's AVIC Unveils New Fighter Aircraft Concept
AVIC showcases China's New AFC model at air show. (Photo courtesy people.com.cn)

China has unveiled an advanced fighter concept (AFC) model made by the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) at the 15th Beijing Aviation Exhibition yesterday in Beijing.


The AFC model is a multi-purpose advanced fighter designed to meet the demand of this kind of fighter in the future international arms trading, according to reports.

The fighter adopts the design of single seat, double engines, twin vertical tails and normal layout with such features as high stealth performance, low cost, large bomb load, large combat radius and perfect integration of systems, according to
China Military Online .

In terms of the comprehensive combat effectiveness, China’s advanced fighter is superior to the 3.5-generation fighter and the modified third-generation fighter, basically equivalent to the typical fourth-generation fighters, the report added.

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