First test flight from a strip on a Chinese artificial island on Yunshu Reef

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Yunshu, also known as the Fiery Cross reef in the Spratly archipelago (Nansha), turns out to be the first of the islands built by the People's Republic of China with an already fully operational airfield. The runway of 3125 meters is a new airfield, and this greatly strengthens the position of China in the area of ​​the disputed archipelago, full sovereignty over which is challenged by China (including Taiwan), the Philippines, Vietnam, and Malaysia and Brunei claim part of the archipelago.

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