China facing shortage of 200 qualified fighter jet pilots for its 130 ship-borne aircraft: Report

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China is struggling to find enough trained pilots to operate fighter jets from aircraft carriers. China is rapidly modernising its navy, almost launching a battleship every month or two. Defence experts say that while China is producing aircraft carriers at a faster pace, it is still a work in progress for the J-15 fighter jets.
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China struggling to find enough trained pilots for its three aircraft carriers: Report

The People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is struggling to meet increased demand for qualified ship-borne fighter jet pilots to operate the specially made J-15 jets for the aircraft carriers.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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China struggling to find enough trained pilots for its three aircraft carriers: report

The People’s Liberation Army Navy has sped up carrier-based fighter jet pilot training programmes in the decade since the commissioning of its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning

2 months ago·India
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China Struggling To Find Fighter Pilots For Its Aircraft Carriers: Report

China is struggling to find enough trained pilots to operate fighter jets from aircraft carriers, prompting its navy with two aircraft carriers commissioned and another launched in June, to speed up the pilot training programme, a media report said.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Chinese navy struggles to find pilots for aircraft carriers

China's navy, the world's second-most powerful - with two aircraft carriers commissioned and another launched in June - is struggling to meet increased demand for qualified ship-borne fighter jet pilots, analysts said. The People's Liberation Army Navy has sped up carrier-based fighter jet pilot training programmes in the decade since the commissioning of its first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, but...

2 months ago·Hong Kong
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China facing shortage of 200 qualified fighter jet pilots for its 130 ship-borne aircraft: Report

China, which recently launched its third aircraft carrier Fujian, is struggling to find qualified ship-borne fighter jet pilots for its navy, South China Morning Post reported quoting experts. The crisis was highlighted in an article published in Ordnance Industry Science Technology, a Chinese military magazine. In the article, it was argued that a lack of a fighter trainer specifically designed for carrier-based operations has hindered the pro

2 months ago·Noida, India
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