State-sponsored China Central Television recently ran a clip of the country’s newest J-10 fighter engaging in mock combat maneuvers. Evidently at a loss for things to blow up, the clip features an air-to-air missile taking down enemy aircraft from the 1986 film Top Gun.
Although China has not admitted to any fraud, the two clips are obviously identical, and thanks to a Wall Street Journal article from earlier this week, the only visible difference is in the CCTV logos.
Somehow, the J-10 clip did not include any footage of volleyball, nor singing in dive bars. Check out the clip: