The following image, sent by a reader, shows the J-20 with an open weapons bay with two PL-12 air-to-air missiles (one seems to be a PL-12B, the other could be either a PL-12B or C with folded/removed wings).
David Cenciotti is a journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written five books and contributed to many more ones.
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or Pl-15? http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-beSZWDRphkc/UEwJl8ah8CI/AAAAAAAAB6M/Zn8Co0Y1teY/s1600/PL-15.jpg
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