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Chinese Stunt Fliers Hype Fighter Jets at Dubai Air Show

A Chinese Air Force J-10C fighter aircraft that's part of the PLA's Bayi Aerobatic Team taxing at the Dubai Airshow that gets underway this way in the United Arab Emirates. Image via @modgovae.

Seven Chinese-made J-10C fighter jets will take part in displays at the Dubai Airshow starting on Monday. They will be flown by the PLA Airforce’s Bayi Aerobatics team in-flight performances, including twenty different maneuvers.

The exhibition is aimed at promoting the J-10C, a competitor to the U.S.-made F-16. China has so far found it tough to get buyers for the aircraft. Pakistan expressed interest, but the Argentine airforce recently passed on an option to buy Chinese-made JF-17 jets, going for second-hand F-16s instead.

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