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Chinese fighter jets catch the eye, explore overseas markets at Paris Air Show

(People's Daily Online)    10:59, June 17, 2015
The JF-17 fighter is exhibited during the 51st international Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, June 15, 2015. (Photo/Xinhua)

China is presenting a range of aircrafts with great prospects in international markets, including fighters, training aircrafts, helicopters, UAVs, and feeder liners, during the 51st Paris International Air Show which opened officially here Monday, attracting more than 30,000 visitors from 47 countries.

The JF-17 fighter jet, co-developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) and Pakistan's Air Force (PAF), also made its debut at the Air Show.

Examples of various planes made in China are on display at the Show, such as the L-15 trainer, FTC-2000 fighter-trainer, Wing Loong UAV, Z-9WE attack helicopter, Xian MA700 turboprop airliner, Harbin Y-12 utility aircraft, and AC312 civil helicopter.

AVIC brings three major products to the Air Show. First, three JF-17 fighters will perform aerobatic and ground displays. Second, the Xian MA700 turboprop airliner will highlight its cost efficiency and strong adaptability to different routes. Thirdly, conceptual cockpit and engine components will be exhibited, demonstrating the high-end manufacturing capability of AVIC. 


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