Sea trial of China’s new carrier ‘may not be smooth sailing’

A transport helicopter was spotted ascending from and then landing on China’s first home-made aircraft carrier last weekend, although the yet-to-be-christened seagoing airbase was still moored at a pier in the Dalian Shipyard in the northeastern province of Liaoning, defying speculations of an imminent sea trial.    Chinese state media including the Global Times have confirmed […]