JF-17 fighter developed by China, Pakistan makes debut at Paris air show
Updated: 2015-06-16 09:36
A JF-17 fighter performs an aerial display during the 51st international Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, June 15, 2015. [Photo/Xinhua]
The future JF-17 fighter will have more advanced capabilities, such as air-to-air refueling, data link and electronic warfare, and will be integrated with more new guided weapons. The dual-seat JF-17 trainer is also under development, AVIC revealed in its press release.
Apart from JF-17 fighter jet, China's Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China has also presented its 158-174 seats narrow-body twin-engine civil aircraft.
Meanwhile, China Great Wall Industry Corporation is promoting Long March rockets, Fengyun meteorological satellites, resource satellites, oceanic satellites and other satellite platforms at the show.
Founded in 1909, the show is currently held every odd year at Le Bourget Airport in north Paris, France.
The show runs from June 15 to 21. From June 19, the show will be open to public.