Military Flight Training Conference 2018 concludes in Zhuhai, China

China Military Online
Huang Panyue


ZHUHAI, Nov. 6 (ChinaMil) -- The two-day Military Flight Training Conference 2018 organized by the PLA Air Force successfully concluded in Zhuhai City, south China's Guangdong Province on November 5, 2018.

The Military Flight Training Conference hosted by the Chinese PLA Air Force aims to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation with the respective counterparts around the world, jointly promote the innovative and scientific development of military flight training and aviation training equipment, and make joint contributions to safeguarding world peace.

The biennial conference has been successfully held for five sessions. More than 220 military and civilian representatives from 35 countries participated in this year’s conference and discussed widely around the theme of the conference — “talent, innovation, collaboration, and development”.

Representative of the PLA Air Force said during the meeting that the PLA Air Force has enhanced its ability to fight and win battles and further improved its ability to maintain world peace in the process of carrying out joint training with friendly countries and drawing on the beneficial practices of other countries’ air forces in recent years.

Senior Colonel Yang Weike from the PLA Air Force Staff Department said the Chinese Air Force has been working on the training of flight elites in recent years. Such challenging training subjects as plateau flight, valley flight, and pelagic flight have become the conventional subjects.

Training fields, including international rescue, joint military exercises, and military competitions, have been constantly expanding. Combat aircraft, like fighter jets, transport aircraft, and bombers, have been included in the military colleges for carrying out training. The in-flight spin recovery training, regarded as a death trap, was also resumed on the JL-8 fighter trainers, he said.

A Brigadier General of the Pakistan Air Force said that Chinese Air Force has been rapidly developing into a modern air force. The Chinese Air Force is reforming its training system and developing itself in accordance with modern standards, and they have been doing very well, he added.


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