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JF-17 Block III fighter takes to the air

8th January 2020 - 09:23 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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The JF-17 Block III fighter achieved its maiden flight from the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group’s (CAIG's) facility in Chengdu-Huangtianba in Sichuan on 15 December 2019. The fighter, which carries the nomenclature FC-1 in China, bore the serial number '3000'.

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