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A visitor from GERMANY posted Sat October 11, 2014:
What the name of hell is this crap's usage in air combats? Range:Peu . Radar Range:Peu . HoldMax:Peu . Invisibility: Peu . Maneuvring:Peu !

A visitor from GERMANY posted Sat October 11, 2014:
How interesting it would be to see dogfight between Raptor and this creature!

A visitor from - posted Fri October 10, 2014:
Why do they make it with the range of 500km and then add external refueling?!

A visitor from - posted Fri October 10, 2014:
I don't know why china airforce use such oldies from soviet's tech. It must move a li'l forward

A visitor from United States posted Thu October 17, 2013:
Looks like a really big target.

A visitor from - posted Thu November 15, 2012:
This is the version of the F-4 Phantom that never made it off the drawing board. ...because the tail surfaces get caught in the dirty air behind the wing.

A visitor from - posted Fri December 23, 2011:
It might be a good idea if some people checked their facts before posting. The Shenyang J-8II may remind some of the Su-15, but it has nothing to do with it; China never even had Su-15s. The Shenyang J-8II is just an evolution of the original Shenyang J-8, but with a different forward fuselage. And the J-8 itself is based on MiG-21 technology; in fact it looks very much like an enlarged, twin-engined MiG-21 (an aircraft that the Chinese proved very adept at modifying).

A visitor from United States posted Wed November 2, 2011:
Good detail on an aircraft one rarely sees. Reminds me of the classics of the past.

A visitor from - posted Sun July 17, 2011:
There isn't MiG copy, this is SU-15. Russian pilots called he "Dove of peace", because he had only two missile. ))

A visitor from United Kingdom posted Mon March 14, 2011:
Good pic with sharp and clear detail. One must admit it's an ancient design - based on the Sukhoi 15 of the mid 60s to 70s, though the Su15 was a superb interceptor in its day. Agree that it's a "D" with the refuelling probe. Mind you, despite the age, it did its job in getting an EP3 into Chinese hands, didn't it?! (at the cost of the pilots life, I believe).

A visitor from Iran, Islamic Republic Of posted Tue November 23, 2010:
Is this a kind of China made MiG ???

A visitor from United States posted Sat September 25, 2010:
To the Finnish visitor: The guy writing is from India, not the US.
It seems so people are so slavishly anti-American, that they'll inject America-bashing even when an Indian guy rags on a outdated-looking Chinese military plane. India and China are historical rivals, FYI.

A visitor from India posted Sat September 25, 2010:
Made in China eh? :-)

A visitor from Russian Federation posted Mon July 5, 2010:
A recipe for a Cineese fighter: slice some MiGs, put shake well and combine again. Voilà! ))))

A visitor from Canada posted Mon July 5, 2010:
Very elegant aircraft. Photograph does it justice.

A visitor from - posted Mon July 5, 2010:
3rd Rate Aircraft that collided with a PC-3. PLAAF needs these Junk.

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