China’s first home-built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, can carry 36 fighters, 50 per cent more than the Liaoning. Photo: Ifeng

China’s new aircraft carrier to pack more jet power than the Liaoning

  • The Type 001A is big departure from its sister, says shipbuilding chief
  • Lessons from Liaoning were put to good use on new vessel, says commentator
Topic |   China military

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China’s first home-built aircraft carrier, the Type 001A, can carry 36 fighters, 50 per cent more than the Liaoning. Photo: Ifeng
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