China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, seen in Dalian after completing its third sea trial. Photo: Imaginechina

As China’s Type 001A carrier sets out on fourth sea trial, analysts say call to service must be near

  • Aircraft drills suggest period of snagging on board the carrier is at an end
  • Maritime administration says part of Yellow Sea is closed for exercises
Topic |   China's aircraft carriers

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China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, seen in Dalian after completing its third sea trial. Photo: Imaginechina
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