Special electronic warfare aircraft prepare for flight Special electronic warfare aircraft prepare for flight

A Y-8 aircraft for special EW missions attached to a naval aviation regiment under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxies on the runway in preparation to take off for a round-the-clock flight training exercise in early January, 2019.

Fighter jets sit abreast in aircraft hangars Fighter jets sit abreast in aircraft hangars

A group of fighter jets attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command sit abreast in the aircraft hangars prior to the night flight training exercise.

Fighter jets fly over plateau area Fighter jets fly over plateau area

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command takes off for a sortie during a recent flight training exercise in plateau area.

Main battle tanks en route to training field Main battle tanks en route to training field

A group of main battle tanks (MBTs) attached to a tank detachment with the 72nd Group Army under the PLA Eastern Theater Command rumble in formation to a designated training field on January 17, 2019.

Attack helicopter flies above the clouds Attack helicopter flies above the clouds

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army flies above the clouds during an air-assault flight training exercise on January 11, 2019.

Naval pilot cadets in night flight training Naval pilot cadets in night flight training

A fighter trainer airplane attached to a regiment under the PLA Naval Aviation University taxies onto the runway before takeoff for a night flight training exercise in early January, 2019.

Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes

A maintenance man assigned to an aviation brigade under the PLA Air Force Harbin Flight Academy prepares missiles for JL-9 fighter trainer airplanes prior to a flight training exercise in mid-January, 2019.

Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections

A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on January 17, 2019.

Fighter jets' night flight Fighter jets' night flight

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies down the runway after completing a recent night flight training exercise.

J-11 fighter jets train in desert area J-11 fighter jets train in desert area

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies on the runway in speed before takeoff during a recent actual combat flight training exercise in northwest China's desert area.

Special electronic warfare aircraft prepare for flight
Fighter jets sit abreast in aircraft hangars
Fighter jets fly over plateau area
Main battle tanks en route to training field
Attack helicopter flies above the clouds
Naval pilot cadets in night flight training
Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes
Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections
Fighter jets' night flight
J-11 fighter jets train in desert area
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Special electronic warfare aircraft prepare for flight Special electronic warfare aircraft prepare for flight

A Y-8 aircraft for special EW missions attached to a naval aviation regiment under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxies on the runway in preparation to take off for a round-the-clock flight training exercise in early January, 2019.

Fighter jets sit abreast in aircraft hangars Fighter jets sit abreast in aircraft hangars

A group of fighter jets attached to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command sit abreast in the aircraft hangars prior to the night flight training exercise.

Fighter jets fly over plateau area Fighter jets fly over plateau area

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Western Theater Command takes off for a sortie during a recent flight training exercise in plateau area.

Main battle tanks en route to training field Main battle tanks en route to training field

A group of main battle tanks (MBTs) attached to a tank detachment with the 72nd Group Army under the PLA Eastern Theater Command rumble in formation to a designated training field on January 17, 2019.

Attack helicopter flies above the clouds Attack helicopter flies above the clouds

A WZ-10 attack helicopter attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army flies above the clouds during an air-assault flight training exercise on January 11, 2019.

Naval pilot cadets in night flight training Naval pilot cadets in night flight training

A fighter trainer airplane attached to a regiment under the PLA Naval Aviation University taxies onto the runway before takeoff for a night flight training exercise in early January, 2019.

Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes

A maintenance man assigned to an aviation brigade under the PLA Air Force Harbin Flight Academy prepares missiles for JL-9 fighter trainer airplanes prior to a flight training exercise in mid-January, 2019.

Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections

A group of WZ-10 attack helicopters attached to an army aviation brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army lift off successively for a flight training exercise on January 17, 2019.

Fighter jets' night flight Fighter jets' night flight

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies down the runway after completing a recent night flight training exercise.

J-11 fighter jets train in desert area J-11 fighter jets train in desert area

A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Southern Theater Command taxies on the runway in speed before takeoff during a recent actual combat flight training exercise in northwest China's desert area.

Special electronic warfare aircraft prepare for flight
Fighter jets sit abreast in aircraft hangars
Fighter jets fly over plateau area
Main battle tanks en route to training field
Attack helicopter flies above the clouds
Naval pilot cadets in night flight training
Maintenance man prepares missiles for airplanes
Attack helicopters receive power-on inspections
Fighter jets' night flight
J-11 fighter jets train in desert area
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