People’s Liberation Army Air Force

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why China will not invade Taiwan (for now)

US Navy Operations Specialist explains why China will not invade Taiwan (for now)

Fears grow Beijing is preparing to invade Taiwan. In recent months, US war planners and analysts have brought forward estimates… Read More

4 months ago

Chinese J-11 fighter jet comes within 10 feet of USAF B-52 in ‘unsafe’ and ‘unprofessional’ night time intercept

Chinese J-11 fighter comes 10 feet from USAF B-52 On Oct. 24, 2023, a People’s Republic of China J-11 pilot… Read More

4 months ago

Pentagon declassifies Data of 15 recent cases of Unsafe Chinese Fighter Intercepts Over Western Pacific

Unsafe Chinese Fighter Intercepts. The Department of Defense released on Oct. 17, 2023 a collection of declassified images and videos… Read More

5 months ago

The story of the Chinese SA-2 that shot down a Taiwanese RB-57D spy plane and scored the first ever SAM-Kill

The RB-57D Entering service, the same year as the more famous U-2, the RB-57D helped fill the US Air Force's… Read More

5 months ago

The story of the AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate, Got Embedded in a MiG-17 and was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll

The MiG-17 made a safe landing, the Sidewinder was extracted and the Communists promptly rushed it to the USSR, where… Read More

7 months ago

Retired German fighter pilots are providing military training to Chinese air force pilots

German media outlets ZDF and Spiegel reported that a number of fighter pilots from Germany who have retired from active… Read More

9 months ago

China’s J-20 Mighty Dragon acts as mock F-35 Lightning II during air defense exercise

J-20 Mighty Dragon simulates the US F-35 stealth aircraft. In a recent air defense exercise, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army… Read More

11 months ago

US Naval Aviator explains why both the Su-57 Felon and the J-20 Mighty Dragon are not Fifth Generation Fighters

Are both the Su-57 and the J-20 true fifth generation fighters? The Sukhoi Su-57 (NATO reporting name: Felon) is a… Read More

1 year ago

China’s J-20 Mighty Dragon Fighter Pilot Said He Flew Over Taiwan Undetected

“When I was flying the fighter plane Treasure Island of the motherland, I could see the entire coastline and mountains… Read More

1 year ago

China releases video showing PLANAF J-11 intercepting USAF RC-135V and says the Rivet Joint engaged in dangerous maneuvers against its fighter aircraft

The Chinese military has accused the US of engaging in “dangerous maneuvers” and “seriously violating” international law as per a… Read More

1 year ago

Video shows Chinese Navy J-11 fighter jet flying within 20 feet of USAF RC-135 reconnaissance plane

The Chinese Navy J-11 pilot flew an unsafe maneuver by flying in front of and within 20 feet of the… Read More

1 year ago

Chinese Liaoning carrier strike group conducts exercise simulating attacks on Japan’s Nansei Islands

A Chinese carrier strike group involving the aircraft carrier Liaoning and Type 055 missile destroyers has been conducting drills that… Read More

1 year ago

Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy Could Have 5 Aircraft Carriers, 10 Ballistic Missile Subs by 2030

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy possesses the resources to field up to five aircraft carriers and 10 nuclear ballistic… Read More

2 years ago

Clear Photo Of People’s Liberation Army Navy Air Force’s J-35 Carrier-Capable Stealth Fighter appears on Chinese social media

The picture in this post features the clearest image to date of China's future carrier-borne stealth fighter known as the… Read More

2 years ago

Dependence on Russian Aircraft Engines may soon Affect 40 Percent of People’s Liberation Army Air Force Fighters if Russia Can’t Provide Engines for them

If Russia must resupply its own military over the course of a protracted war, that competing demand for parts could… Read More

2 years ago

Did you know that in the 1960s China used the Soviet copy of the B-29 to intercept CIA B-17 and P-2 Spy Flights from Taiwan?

The Tupolev Tu-4 was the Soviet copy of the four-engined B-29. In 1952, ten of them were transferred to China… Read More

2 years ago

U-2 Vs MiG-21: why the Fishbed was never able to shoot down the famed High-Altitude Spy Plane

It is unsurprising that at least one US U-2 pilot underway over Cuba in the late 1960s experienced a rude… Read More

2 years ago