China has once again displayed improved scaled model at Zhuhai Airshow 2016. This model is more stealthier then already flying 31001 prototype. J-31 like JF-17and J-10B/C employs diverterless supersonic inlet (DSI) bumps.

J-31 Falcon Eagle has two internal weapons bays and it can also carry additional weapons on external  hardpoints under its wing. Aircraft is capable of carrying upto 8000 kg weapons and fuel. Max of 4x missile with max combined weight of 2000 kg can be carried internally, while additional 6000 kg can be carried on 6x external hardpoints.

J-31 fighter jet will carry mix of PL-10 new generation short-range air to air heat seeking missile and PL-12 / SD-10A beyond-visual-range missile (BVR) air-to-air missile with combat radius of 1200 kilometer.