The 2018 China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition is currently being held in Zhuhai, China.
Held every two years, the week-long airshow showcases the development of China’s aviation industry and highlights cutting edge improvements the country is making in the field of defence.
Apart from China, Pakistan and Russia are the other two countries participating in the airshow.
Here are some of the highlights from the event.
Cutting edge J-20 awes spectators:
The J10-B performs aerobatic maneuvers:
Pakistan Air Force performs dazzling stunts with the JF-17 Thunder
Heavy lifter Xian Y-20 takes to the skies
China unveils the CH-7 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)
Also on display: The Wing Loong II UAV
In October 2018, Pakistan agreed to purchase 48 units of the Wing Loong II. The drones would be jointly manufactured by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group (CAIG) and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) for the Pakistan Air Force.