An intriguing photo has appeared on social media showing what looks to be a fighter-sized tailless aircraft concept out of China. Provided the photo is legitimate, and that it does represent some kind of future fighter concept or related demonstrator, it would add to the weight of evidence that suggests that China has indeed focused on a tailless configuration for its sixth-generation fighter jet, or that a design of this kind is at least under intensive study. In fact, a remarkably similar-looking vehicle appeared at the airfield of one of China’s biggest fighter manufacturers back in October 2021 — The War Zone was the first to report on to this still-mysterious airframe.
Reportedly first posted to Weibo, the Chinese microblogging website, next to no details are currently available about what the photo actually shows, let alone where or when it was taken. In the photo, a group of suit-wearing apparent