China’s Type 001A aircraft carrier leaves the shipyard in Dalian on Thursday for a four-day sea trial. It is undergoing more testing this week. Photo: ImagineChina

Another sea trial for China’s first home-grown aircraft carrier ‘suggests technical problems’

  • Type 001A heads out for more testing in north of Yellow Sea, with observers saying issues may have been identified that need to be fixed
  • Take-off and landing tests were conducted during four-day sailing last week
Topic |   China military

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China’s Type 001A aircraft carrier leaves the shipyard in Dalian on Thursday for a four-day sea trial. It is undergoing more testing this week. Photo: ImagineChina
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