Shenyang FC-31 / J-31 Fighter Demonstrator

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  1. asif iqbal
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    Let’s hope we see navalised V3 in 2018

    Off course PLAAF wasn’t the customer

    If PLAN adds in and Pakistan shows serious commitment and puts in a few hundred million to get project in the bag for PAF it would be great

    After all let’s be honest what is choice for 5th generation for PAF?? Only F.C.-31
     
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    JF-17 Thunders were built, but not a single aircraft was inducted in PLAAF or PLANAF. So why make the assumption that if neither service is interested in J-31s, that SAC isn't going to continue developing the aircraft? And who is to say that PAC hasn't already started collaboration with SAC? Neither China or Pakistan are under any obligation or international law to disclose whether they're collaborating on a stealth aircraft.
     
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    The jets on a carrier can easily worth more than the carrier. So it is not a decision that is easy to make.
     
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    Hi just a thought j31 can be a contestant for Planaf as China still has some eyers to go by for couple of more
    AC to be mobilised fully so I that term j31 can get more Mature if Planaf is looking for a stealth on their AC in 5his way more funding from state and a better chance for Pakistan
    Now why I’m assuming this is as j31 is medium weight as compare to j20 and can easily land and take off with
    Full weight just my thought
    Any senior memeber input will be appreciated
    Thank you
     
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    Another riddle regarding the FC-31, this time from "梁无咎" (not sure how credible he/she is). A deciphering would be really appreciated!

     
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    灰沙/弹射鲨 means J-15
    古鸟 means FC-31
    灰龙 should be J-20
    So basically it says the new carrier based 4-generation fighter will be based on the design of FC-31, should be ready around 2020-2021
     
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    But the main question remains: How reliable, how credible are these posts???
     
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    Seems as if V1 + V2 were flying together today!?

    FC-31V1 + V2 together - 20180314 - 2.jpg FC-31V1 + V2 together - 20180314 - 1.png
     
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    This is by far the single most encouraging thing we have ever seen with our own two "Mark 1 Eyeballs!", far more credible than ANY supposed rumour...

    and with this, I'm going to say the J-31/FC-31 is moving to the top of the competition....
     
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    Video.
     
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