(all photos copyright Ken Duffey)
Airliners of the leaders.... Li-2.
Qing-6 - Beriev Be-6 re-engined with turboprops.
HD-5 - ECM variant of the Harbin H-5 (Il-28).
AWACS aircraft based on the Tu-4 with WJ-6 turboprops. It was never fitted with a working radar.
Tu-4 drone carrier.
Xian H-6 - based on the Tupolev Tu-16.
Harbin SH-5 flying boat.
Imposing museum building.
Chengdu J-10S two-seater.
Original prototype of the J-10.
Huge Xian JH-7 fighter bomber.
Lavochkin La-11 of Korean war vintage.
Remains of a USAF D-12 drone.
Tu-2 and D-12.
Wreckage from a US Navy RF-8 Crusader.
JH-7 from the balcony.
The Xian H-6 dominates the display area.
Back outside - the Mil Mi-6
Harbin Z-6 - Chinese attempt at a turbine Mi-4.
Harbin Z-5 - based on the Mi-4.
SAR variant of the Z-5.
Curtis C-46 Commando.
Not on view to the public - the Spitfire XVIe.
Viewed from the baclcony...
A closer look at the Spitfire.
Rare Lavochkin UTI La-9
Nanchang CJ-5 trainer.
The imposing entrance to the 'cavern'......
Nanchuan C-0101 in Taiwanese markings.
Curtis Hawk III fighter.
Another view of the Curtis Hawk.
Nanchang K-8 jet trainer.
Rather poor replica of a P-40E.
An even poorer representaion of a DH Mosquito.
Pakistani F-86 Sabre.
Kawasaki K-48-II Type 99 bomber.
A new exhibit - ex-Zimbabwe AF Canberra.
Back outside in the sunlight - the huge Shenyang J-8.
Fantan testbed .
J-7 fighter - based on the MiG-21 F-13
MiG Alley - looking back along the row of MiGs - the white object on the right is the J-8.
Tupolev Tu-124 short haul airliner.
The vast expanse of the museum....
The pipes of Pan.
China's attempt at an indigenous jet fighter - the ill-fated Nanchang J-12.
Superb monument and eternal flame with guards.
MiG-19 variants - this one is a J-6 III
J-6 II Prototype.
'Standard' J-6 fighter.
Soviet MiG-19PM - used as a pattern aircraft for the missile-armed J-6B.
Shenyang J-6 III
© Ken Duffey September 2013