China’s Aircraft Carrier Has More J-15s and Qualified PilotsPosted: August 23, 2016
According to China’s official media’s report on August 22, through excellent land-based training, a new group of J-15 pilots have recently passed tests of taking off and landing during the recent training on China’s aircraft carrier the Liaoning and obtained qualification for carrier pilots. That has greatly enhanced the carrier’s combat capabilities as there is also substantial increase in J-15 fighter jets on the ship.
Mil.huanqiu.com says that the success in training those carrier pilots is also a milestone in China’s development of aircraft carriers.
Source: mil.huanqiu.com “A new group of carrier-based aircraft pilots have taken off and landed on aircraft carrier to further enhance the combat capabilities of the Liaoning” (summary by Chan Kai Yee based on the report in Chinese)