However, the fighter is believed to have high potential as an export aircraft and is being marketed as a competitor to the F-35 by AVIC officials. AVIC's plan is to have a J-31 production model first flight in three years from now.
Shenyang J 31— ارمغان ®™ (@Armghaan13) July 27, 2016
Chinese built 5th Generation Stealth Aircraft. pic.twitter.com/VFhzWIAZHH
The Xian-built Y-20 heavy military transport plane, the largest aircraft developed by China is said to be primarily designed for use by The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF), rather than export.
The new-generation airlifter, with the maximal takeoff weight of 220 tons and the loading capacity of over 66 tons, is known within the Chinese aviation industry as Chubby Girl for its wide fuselage.
China's Y-20 transport aircraft enters service https://t.co/WC2PN2zTml pic.twitter.com/Jh8lJsPkYw— WebonChina (@WebonChina) July 11, 2016
The Zhuhai Airshow has been held in even years since 1996. It is the largest aerospace and defense display in Asia and leaves other region's similar events far behind in size and variety in both the commercial and military markets.