Shenyang J-31 Fighter

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    It is said Shenyang has a project of new generation fighter named "silent flanker" which is developed from Flanker.
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    It is expected to come out in the end of this year.
     
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    Did you notice the ensignia on the wings and tail of the aircraft you attached?
     
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    Anyone else think that we should merge with the flanker thread before we have more info on this?
     
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    It's what a low vis PLAAF roundel will look like :p

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    Hopefully we won't have to wait long. I can't wait for the western media's reaction when they have another stealth fighter come out a year after the first.
     
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    I just hope they don't call it China's true "fifth gen airsuperiority fighter" when it comes out...
     
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    I think we should preemptively start a "rumour" that this upcoming plane is not in a competition with J-20 and not the "true" 5th gen fighter... I bet quite a few commentators will go around preaching that.
     
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    Definitely. I am still not convinced that this plane will ever be built.
     
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    Oh I am sure that the plane will be built. However I don't know how big of a disappointment it might be once it is released.
     
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    Hey we already got the J-20, this SAC project is just icing on the cake :D

    Personally I'm just hoping for a larger weapons bay.
     

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