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Zhuhai 2016: China comes out fighting?

28th October 2016 - 01:29 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Hong Kong


The 11th Zhuhai Air Show, 1-6 November, will showcase the newest aerial weaponry available not just to the Chinese military, but for export to an international market looking for more punch for the dollar.

Contested Chinese media reports indicate that the flight line-up includes China’s two known stealth fighters – the Shenyang J-31 and Chengdu J-20. This will be the first time the J-20 has appeared at the biennial air show, with the J-31 debuting in 2014. 

Neither aircraft is listed on the official flight list or as static displays. Only the J-31 has an export designation, FC-31, but

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Wendell Minnick


Wendell Minnick

Wendell Minnick (顏文德) was Shephard's Senior Asia Correspondent throughout 2017 and 2018. Wendell is an …

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