Air Force


A female pilot sitting in the cockpit maneuvers her JH-7 fighter bomber during a flight training exercise conducted by an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)


A female pilot sitting in the cockpit maneuvers her JH-7 fighter bomber during a flight training exercise conducted by an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)


A female pilot assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command gives a thumbs-up as she prepares to taxi out in a JH-7 fighter bomber for a training mission in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)


Two JH-7 fighter bombers assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command take off for a sortie from a military airfield during a flight training exercise in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)


Maintenance technicians assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command perform pre-flight check on a JH-7 fighter bomber prior to a flight training exercise in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)


Two JH-7 fighter bombers assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxi on the runway before taking off from a military airfield during a flight training exercise in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)


A JH-7 fighter bomber assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command takes off for a sortie from a military airfield at night during a flight training exercise in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)


A JH-7 fighter bomber assigned to an aviation regiment of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command takes off for a sortie from a military airfield at night during a flight training exercise in late August, 2016. (81.cn/ Yang Pan)