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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

J-15 pilots resume carrier training after WWII parade

J-15 Flying SharkPilots of the People's Liberation Army Navy's J-15 fighter resumed take-off and landing training aboard the Liaoning carrier after taking part in the military parade in Beijing on Sept. 3 to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II, according to the Communist Party mouthpiece People's Daily.

Four of the six J-15 pilots who flew over Tiananmen Square last week were fresh carrier-based fighter pilots still undergoing training aboard the Liaoning, the PLA's first aircraft carrier.

Their training resumed immediately after the parade concluded. They had undergone training for three years on PLA naval air bases before transferring to the Liaoning.

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