Aviation open day activities starts in Changchun
- September 1, 2018
The PLA Air Force hosts aviation open day activities featuring “Dream High in Aerospace” at the Aviation University of the PLA Air Force from August 30 to September 2.
The PLA Air Force has welcomed more than 1,400 new pilot cadets at the opening ceremony on August 30.
The open days, which include various activities such as aerobatic show, skydiving performance, model airplane performance, actual combat simulations, static equipment exhibition, aviation simulator experience and barracks opening, will be hosted from Steptember1 to 2.
“The aerobatic show for this year’s aviation open day is expected to be more diverse compared to previous years. We have new equipment to display and the audience can experience the atmosphere of simulated air battle on site,” Chief of Staff of the PLA Air Force Aviation University Senior Colonel Qiao Zengqiang said.
Those activities will demonstrate the achievements of strategic transformation and construction of the PLA Air Force in the new era, which can enhance the sense of responsibility of the whole society in aerospace safety, and inspire the enthusiasm and motivation of people from all walks of life to support the construction of the Chinese Air Force, said Qiao.
Forty-two types of equipment will be displayed in the show, setting a new record in the aviation open day activities. The HQ-12A ground-to-air anti-aircraft missile weapon system will participate in the static display for the first time. Y-8C transport aircraft and Su-30 fighter jet will also be exhibited.