The Type 001A carrier’s first trials coincided with the anniversary of the foundation of the PLA Navy. Photo: Handout
The Type 001A carrier’s first trials coincided with the anniversary of the foundation of the PLA Navy. Photo: Handout

China’s first home-grown Type 001A aircraft carrier begins maiden sea trial

Type 001A sails out of dock to undergo what could be its first tests on the open waters

The Type 001A carrier’s first trials coincided with the anniversary of the foundation of the PLA Navy. Photo: Handout
The Type 001A carrier’s first trials coincided with the anniversary of the foundation of the PLA Navy. Photo: Handout
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