Airshow China 2018

This year’s 12th Airshow China 2018 exhibition held at Zhuhai between November 6 and 11 involved numerous debuts of aviation programmes and projects. Piotr Butowski reports

AVIC’s Chengdu J-10B prototype, serial number 1034, the test bed aircraft fitted with thrust vector control.
Piotr Butowski
A montage of images depicting the nozzle movement of the WS-10X engine with thrust vector control.
Aero Engine Corporation of China

THE MOST notable aspect of this year’s exhibition was a vastly increased number of unmanned aerial systems, not only in a dedicated exhibition hall, but also occupying considerable room in other halls and the static display.

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