WATCH: China demonstrates firepower at Zhuhai Airshow, PAF stuns audience | Pakistan Today

WATCH: China demonstrates firepower at Zhuhai Airshow, PAF stuns audience

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:

Courtesy: CCTV


The J10-B performs aerobatic maneuvers:


Pakistan Air Force performs dazzling stunts with the JF-17 Thunder

Courtesy: CGTN


Heavy lifter Xian Y-20 takes to the skies

Courtesy: RT


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.


What else?

The CASIC WJ-700 long range UAV

Image courtesy: Jane’s




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