New Z-20 helicopters from the PLA Air Force perform during the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin. Photo: Reuters

China’s Z-20 Black Hawk lookalike and flying saucer concept craft star at helicopter expo

  • PLA’s great helicopter hope gets plenty of airtime at four-day show in Tianjin
  • Analyst says chopper is ‘significant improvement’ on earlier models
Topic |   China military

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New Z-20 helicopters from the PLA Air Force perform during the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin. Photo: Reuters
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J-20 stealth fighter jets will be featured in Tuesday’s National Day parade in Beijing. Photo: AP

Mass show of advanced military aircraft set for China’s National Day parade

  • Fly-past will begin with helicopters and feature the country’s new generation warplanes
  • A People’s Liberation Army Air Force officer will lead the squadron in a KJ-2000 and become the first serving commander to fly in a National Day parade
Topic |   People’s Republic of China at 70

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J-20 stealth fighter jets will be featured in Tuesday’s National Day parade in Beijing. Photo: AP
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