J-15 Carrier Multirole Fighter thread


Deino

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This may be obvious, but I just want to point out that according to the picture, the J-15 variant in question has the same wingtip pylon design as J-16 (as opposed to the stepped design of J-11B and in-service J-15 which is made to be compatible to PL-8), which imo is a good sign of this aircraft getting some major avionics and weapons upgrade


Yes, but I thought that was already obvious ... the only question I had: Is this image legit?
 

MarKoz81

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Yes, but I thought that was already obvious ... the only question I had: Is this image legit?

I use PS for basic editing of raster images for work which is to say I'm not a PS wizard by any means.

I could easily fake an image of J-15 with whatever modifications you want me to add. But I could not guarantee that it would look authentic because raster edition has its limitations and if the modified image is made using elements from other image and the two images have different resolution, colors, perspective etc they have to be further modified for the splicing to be less noticeable. If you know what to look for you will find it and good quality manipulated images take a lot of work and require good input material.

What you see in this image is a filter effect, most likely several compounded effects from under "filter>stylize" menu to get this kind of outline. I think whoever made this image hid visible flaws in the image under a filter.

My advice is never waste time on anything that isn't a proper image without blurs or other effects. If someone wants you to know that something is real they will show you a proper image (or at least put a lot of work in faking one). Anything else is just the raster equivalent of fake news.
 
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by78

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Training in the snow...

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Cloud_Nine_

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This is just perplexing to the point where I wonder how the heck PLAN themselves keep track of planes. Also, do you have any idea what the 7 digit H numbers mean?QQ20211121-223351@2x.png
Here we have 0320 as H1102171... 0318 is H110116sth... but 0303 has a number that's larger starting with 12, while also having the position of H number and serial number reversed.
 

Deino

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This is just perplexing to the point where I wonder how the heck PLAN themselves keep track of planes. Also, do you have any idea what the 7 digit H numbers mean?View attachment 79260
Here we have 0320 as H1102171... 0318 is H110116sth... but 0303 has a number that's larger starting with 12, while also having the position of H number and serial number reversed.


In fact I don't know ... I thought for a brief moment, the individual number could be found in this longer number too or again, but as it seems this is not the case. As such I'm still trying to list each individual known bort-number and connect it to a construction number ... but what functioned quite well up to the final batch 02 J-15 is a pure mess for all Batch 03 aircraft. o_O :oops: :rolleyes:
 

Volpler11

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This is just perplexing to the point where I wonder how the heck PLAN themselves keep track of planes. Also, do you have any idea what the 7 digit H numbers mean?View attachment 79260
Here we have 0320 as H1102171... 0318 is H110116sth... but 0303 has a number that's larger starting with 12, while also having the position of H number and serial number reversed.
@Deino I was about to comment about the H number too.

Here is a partial list of numbers

SerialH numberBatch
04H11111040105
07H11111070108
13H11111130204
23H11111230214
30H17410300303
67H11011670318
71H11021710320
72H11021720321
Edit:add 72
 
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lcloo

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@Deino I was about to comment about the H number too.

Here is a partial list of numbers

SerialH numberBatch
04H11111040105
07H11111070108
13H11111130204
23H11111230214
30H17410300303
67H11011670318
71H11021710320
72H11021720321
Edit:add 72
IMO, 04 to 23 belonged to a flight group (brigade/regiment/dadui/whatever?), 30 belonged to another different flight group, and 67 to 72 belonged to a third flight group.

Aircraft from the 3rd production batch were distributed to two different flight group, i.e. second group in which aircraft #30 belonged, and the third group in which #67, #71 and #72 belonged.
 

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