China unveils J-20 stealth jet fighter in show of military might

58187d6446645news65sf6556sf5658187ce7b1e1dChina showed its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time on Tuesday, opening the country’s biggest meeting of aircraft makers and buyers with a show of its military clout.

Two J-20 jets, Zhuhai’s headline act, swept over dignitaries and hundreds of spectators and industry executives gathered at the show’s opening ceremony in a 60-second flypast, generating a deafening roar that was met with gasps and applause and set off car alarms in a car park at the site.