In a certain brigade of the Air Force’s Xi’an Flight Academy, China’s first batch of J-11B female pilots, trained directly by the flight school, recently flew solo. Their average age is 23, and they have taken a significant step towards becoming excellent heavy fighter pilots. “We can fly the J-11B, we can even fly the J-20 in the future.”
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According to the CCTV military report, five women pilots took off from the fighter jets and ejected from the runway one by one. In this solo flight training, he had to carry out procedures like simulating the same launch at high altitude and supersonic speed, which proved to be very challenging. His situational awareness and technical and tactical skills. After completing all the flight courses, follow the standard glide curve and land steadily on the runway.
Pilot student Yan Zhongyu said, “Women pilots can also fly heavy fighters. We can fly the J-11B, and in the future we can also fly the J-20. Our journey is a sea of stars.”
The report pointed out that the average age of this group of women pilots is only 23 years. Since enlisting in the military, his flying career has spanned five types of aircraft: Junior Education 6, Education 8, J-9, J-7G and J-11B.
After graduating from the Air Force Aviation University in June 2020, these female flight students came to a brigade at the Air Force Xi’an Flight Academy to learn advanced trainer aircraft. He received rigorous training in the harsh natural environment in the desolate northwestern desert. He never gave up. Live the dream
According to reports, Wang Chen, a pilot student, said, “I still clearly remember that when I participated in the recruitment selection, there were thousands of girls who had the same dreams as me, but in the end we had this fate.” I. I will certainly give my all to discharge this responsibility well.