J-XY next generation carrier-borne fighter

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    Since in recent days the rumours are again getting more and more intense, some even speaking of a F-20-variant having already won, while others still take the decision not made yet, I anyway start a new thread.

    Here are at least a few posts that hint into that direction ...

    https://lt.cjdby.net/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=2412909&extra=page=1

    https://twitter.com/HenriKenhmann/status/908648781054328832/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc^tfw&ref_url=http://cnair.proboards.com/thread/382/confirmed-plans-generation-carrier-fighter


    And finally I stumbled across this one ...

    http://mil.news.sina.com.cn/jssd/2017-09-18/doc-ifykywuc6028805.shtml

    If not a fake again it looks as if the carrier-mock-up & teststand at Dalian has a fighter mock-up added.

    J-XY naval fighter mock-up at Wuhan maybe - 201709.jpg
     
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    Does anyone know if this image from Wuhan is indeed real?

    I'm a bit surprised that by now no-one else posted it here.
     
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    It's probably not real. It was posted on a Chinese forum somewhere and was quickly dismissed as a fake.
     
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    You are correct ! That image was taken on 9 November 2014 ..... and is simply the J-15 replica.

    PLN CV-003 test site at Wuhan - 20141109 no naval J-20.jpg
     
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    I spy another carrier at the test site!

    PLN CV-003 test site at Wuhan - 20141109 no naval J-20.jpg

    LOLOLOLOLOL
     
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    It's hard enough following Chinese aviation made more difficult by fanboy fakes
     
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    Not alone :) what is it this other ship surely a Destroyer ?
     
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    Looks like a smaller replica of the STOBAR carrier.
     
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    He means the little model ships behind the one you pointed out.
     
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    That could be a ship, a couple of ships, or a pile of something. Hard to make out exactly what that is.
     
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