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However, after the government's official acknowledgement of the existence of the J-10, an interview with J-10 pilots (such as test pilot Mr. Li Cunbao (李存宝)) revealed that a domestic engine is highly unlikely to be equipped in J-10s in the near future. In this interview publicized in January 2007, the pilots claimed that though the domestic Chinese engine could match the performance of the Russian one in every parameter, there was a very serious drawback: the domestic Chinese engine, the WS-10, took much longer to reach the same level of performance as its Russian counterpart. (According to Mr. Li Cunbao's experience, as well as other pilots who flew the J-10 with the WS-10A, it took at least 50% longer, and in many other aspects, almost 100% longer.) Although this difference only meant a minute-time differential at most, it was more-than-enough to make a difference between allowing the pilots to safely recover the aircraft by restarting the engine than abandonning the aircraft in a forced ejection. Another problem of the domestic Chinese engine is its lack of FADEC, which is needed for having a same or better aircraft performance when compared with an aircraft with a Russian engine. However, the current WS-10 version available with FADEC is not reliable enough to be accepted into service, and currently all of the matured WS-10s lack FADEC.
Originally posted by objective
1. As the previous post said the US government and any governments which have diplomatic relation with China agree: Taiwan is part of China. Without this, no country can set diplomatic relation with China.
2. In western countries, the map shows taiwan and mainland China as two countries. However, in both taiwan and mainland China, the map show the island and the mainland as a unitied Country. Before 1970s, Taiwan Government never gave up plan of reunit mainland.
Originally posted by vincelee76
there are execution vans in china, that are the size of U hual trucks, then catch suspected crinimals, without judge , without laywer, without due process and excute them in vans.
300,000 beijing residents are forced evicted
in the sang dong province, next to guangzhou, last year, about 100 peasants were shot and killed by the china police