China's 1st batch of female jet fighter pilots to debut at National Day parade
www.chinaview.cn 2009-04-02 20:51:39   Print
Pilot trainees pose for photos at the graduation ceremony at the Third Army Aviation Institute in China, April 2, 2009. China's first batch of female jet fighter pilots were conferred the rank of lieutenant on April 2. The 16 pilots, aged 21 to 24, graduated after 44 months of training. They will take part in the National Day parade to be held in October to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, a military source said.

Pilot trainees pose for photos at the graduation ceremony at the Third Army Aviation Institute in China, April 2, 2009. China's first batch of female jet fighter pilots were conferred the rank of lieutenant on April 2. The 16 pilots, aged 21 to 24, graduated after 44 months of training. They will take part in the National Day parade to be held in October to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, a military source said.(Xinhua/Tan Chao)
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Pilot trainee Yu Xu (L) walks with coaches after a flight test in China, March 29, 2009. China's first batch of female jet fighter pilots were conferred the rank of lieutenant on April 2.

Pilot trainee Yu Xu (L) walks with coaches after a flight test in China, March 29, 2009. China's first batch of female jet fighter pilots were conferred the rank of lieutenant on April 2. (Xinhua/Tan Chao)
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