Caihong 5

A serial production version of the CH-5 Caihong 5 (Rainbow) made its maiden flight in Hebel Province in northern China on July 14. First flown in August 2015, the completely revised version of the CH-5 was first unveiled at the 2016 Zhuhai Air Show last November. Compared to the prototype, the new version of the CH-5 is more aerodynamically refined, and has sleeker lines in order to improve stealth-characteristics. Andreas Rupprecht