PLA Navy pilots conduct maiden solo flights

Source:China Military Online Editor:Li Jiayao 2018-02-22

A ground crew guide the fighter jet landing on the runway during the solo flight training on Feb. 12, 2018. (people.cn)

NINGBO, Feb 22 (ChinaMil) -- New pilots assigned to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command conducted their first solo flights in the first half of February.

All the pilots passed their maiden solo flights and will proceed to the training of next-level exacting courses.

Before the solo flights, the new pilots had conducted ground simulation training and made meticulous preparations for the emergencies they might encounter during the flight.

All of the new pilots successfully completed the training courses including instrument flying, air route takeoff and landing and flight maneuvers.

A pilot assigned to a naval aviation brigade under the PLA Eastern Theater Command is ready for his first solo flight on Feb. 12, 2018. (people.cn)

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