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Video: China conducts flight landing on aircraft carrier

11-25-2012 20:38 BJT

China has successfully conducted flight landing on its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning. The taking off and landing of the homegrown J-15 has sparked interest throughout the nation.

The successful takeoff marked the carrier debut of the J-15. The J-15 is able to carry multi-type anti-ship, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles, as well as precision-guided bombs. After its delivery to the PLA Navy on September 25th, the aircraft carrier underwent a series of sailing and technical tests.

Since the carrier entered service, the crew has completed more than 100 training and test programs.

The PLA Navy says the carrier platform and the J-15 have been tested, meeting all requirements. It said that the jets’ taking off and landing are part of these tests, and more systems will be tested in the near future.

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

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