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Maiden flight for the FC-31 “Gyrfalcon” Chinese fighter plane - 2 VIDEO

Shenyang, China - The “fifth generation” stealth aircraft was probably tested on Friday morning

A new version of the Chinese FC-31 fighter plane had its maiden flight on Friday morning, December 23, in Shenyang -a town in North-Eastern China- according to the “China Daily” newspaper. The FC-31 Gyrofalcon is an evolution of J-31 and is manufactured by Shenyang Aircraft Corporation, a company that is part of Aviation Corporation of China (AVIC). The aircraft is a “fifth-generation” fighter plane that according to Chinese sources should have the latest stealth technologies and forefront electronics, should be lighter, have great maneuverability and good capacity to carry weapons. The FC-31 Gyrofalcon should be able to compete with American F-35 also on international markets for its predicted cost of about 70 million dollars. Below, the video of the flights:

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