PLA 6th Generation Fighter development

Discussion in 'Air Force' started by Twix101, Dec 23, 2017.

  1. siegecrossbow
    Online

    siegecrossbow Brigadier
    Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2010
    Messages:
    6,167
    Likes Received:
    8,857
    Conclusion.

     
    xyqq, lcloo, Yodello and 1 other person like this.
  2. siegecrossbow
    Online

    siegecrossbow Brigadier
    Staff Member Super Moderator

    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2010
    Messages:
    6,167
    Likes Received:
    8,857
    Xsizor, by78, Hyperwarp and 10 others like this.
  3. Bltizo
    Online

    Bltizo Moderator
    Staff Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2008
    Messages:
    12,543
    Likes Received:
    16,407
    just posting a higher quality version of the image, with the relevant part highlighted

    (and edit; lol the original thread seems to have been deleted. Seems like it's legit)

    [​IMG]
     
    xyqq, duncanidaho, Quickie and 5 others like this.
  4. flateric
    Offline

    flateric Junior Member

    Joined:
    Dec 12, 2007
    Messages:
    240
    Likes Received:
    120
    recent CARDC patent

    pio-1.jpg pio-2.jpg pio-3.jpg
     

    Attached Files:

    #44 flateric, Oct 21, 2019
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 22, 2019
    xyqq, Xsizor, davidau and 5 others like this.
  5. Quickie
    Online

    Quickie Major

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2007
    Messages:
    3,005
    Likes Received:
    2,217
    Any relation to the previous 2 posts? Probably not.
     
  6. kriss
    Offline

    kriss Junior Member
    Registered Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2012
    Messages:
    264
    Likes Received:
    329
    Wait sixth generation? Aren't stealth jet fourth gen in chinese standard which would make a next gen fifth generation?
     
  7. Hyperwarp
    Offline

    Hyperwarp Captain

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2007
    Messages:
    2,592
    Likes Received:
    4,738
    Variable geometry wings? Is this a fighter or fighter-bomber? o_O
     
  8. Richard Santos
    Offline

    Richard Santos Junior Member
    Registered Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2015
    Messages:
    621
    Likes Received:
    991
    Variable geometry would still make sense if a design requirement is for both very high dash speed and long loiter time. I suspect fighter design over the next decades will return to emphasis on not only super cruise, but near hypersonic dash speed, as highly supersonic cruise missiles proliferate.
     
Loading...

Share This Page