Check the J-15 thread - latest rumors (seems credible considering the progress of the 003 production) suggest CATOBAR J-15s have gone into productionWhen can we see first catapult launch from 003, 2024?
I think the problem with 003 is with it's fighter jets. It's taking too long. I'm not optimistic that it'll fly this year.
If true indeed another major news: This latest image from SAC suggested that the J-15T - eventually officially as the J-15B (?) CATOBAR variant - is in production at SAC. Quite interesting it seems to feature new handles (for a CAT-launch similar to thise on the F-14) and a new HUD.
(Image via @柳絮纷飞竟不是雪 from Weibo)
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