CV-16 Liaoning (001 carrier) Thread II ...News, Views and operations


Hendrik_2000

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They say the new certified pilots are all in their 20's and come straight from high school+4 years academy + maybe 2 years carrier pilot training
New Batch of Chinese J-15 Fighter Pilots Pass Qualification Test
A new batch of pilots for China's aircraft carrier-based J-15 fighter jets have recently passed a stringent qualification test after receiving training under a new pilot training model developed by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. via LKJ86

 

Temstar

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Someone analysis the recent video of the new pilots and reckon landing sequence showed the pilot came in too low on approach:

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He was eventually caught on wire 1, either him and/or the LSO was probably in for a dressing down afterwards.
 
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by78

Brigadier
A flyover of the Qingdao Naval Base. You can see Liaoning and a Type-901 moored at the same pier.

 

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