China J-20

Two of China’s secretive J-20 stealth fighters swept over a large crowd at the Zhuhai Air Show Tuesday. The fighters were not officially listed on the schedule and appeared in the sky just after an aerobatics show by the People’s Liberation Army Air Force. After screeching into the sky as a pair at low-level, one of the J-20s quickly disappeared over the horizon, leaving the other to perform a series of turns, revealing its delta wing shape against bright sub-tropical haze. Continue reading for another video and more information.

“I think we learned very little. We learned it is very loud. But we can’t tell what type of engine it has, or very much about the mobility. Most importantly, we didn’t learn much about its radar cross-section,” said Greg Waldron, Asia Managing Editor of FlightGlobal.