16 F-8F war machine refer to the strongest 2-generation high-speed attack
F-8F aircraft and tanker fleet
Xinhua Beijing, September 27 (Reporter Sunmao Qing, Huang Ming, Zhang Mimi) F-8F echelon echelon of all air by reading only a second-generation fighter side team.
machine aspect in today’s world of three generations, four generations of machines coming era, the F-8F-tier to second generation identity separate appearance, impressive.
equipment in the People’s Air Force fighter, the F-8 was the first BVR air combat capability has made high-altitude high-speed, all-weather fighter. F-8F in combat as a second generation of the strongest of a model, is a second generation of Chinese Air Force representatives.
“F-8F’s biggest feature is the second generation of the platform to play out its operational performance. In other words, it is a weapons platform, rather than the advanced fighter.” As the echelon a reading task by the aviation division of the Air Force regiment head Leikai said.
“Although some people say that if the second generation machine directly to the fourth generation machine, survivability is almost zero, but today, whether air or ground combat, are not stand-alone and single confrontation between the is against the whole system. “Leikai Yiyupode.
the strengths of the F-8F, lies precisely in its second generation high performance, good high-altitude and high speed at high altitude over the horizon in the implementation of the attack.
this parade, the 16 F-8F will be four four-plane formation of the formation occur, which also makes the F-8F echelon echelon of this year by the reading of the air in the largest number of echelon fighter.
as high-altitude high-speed aircraft, the F-8F over the need to speed through Tiananmen Square, which is obviously difficult to bring some parade training. Meanwhile, the large fleet in the cloud formation, is also facing some challenges.
Leikai where this division, as the Air Force established the first air combat forces, the Korean War air combat, enemy aircraft shot down or damaged to create a brilliant record of 88, won the Chinese Air Force “first teacher” honor.
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