Chinese TV called the average age of pilots fighter J-20

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Chinese TV called the average age of pilots fighter J-20

A report from Chinese television examined aspects of preparing pilots for piloting the latest J-20 fighters. The material stated that the pilots J-20 - "the elite of the elite of the Air Force of the People's Liberation Army of China." It is alleged that the fifth-generation Chinese fighter pilots are on average younger than the US Air Force pilots (we are talking about the F-22 and F-35 pilots).

From the report:



One would think that for the piloting of fifth-generation fighter J-20, age pilots are selected, who for many years devoted to piloting other fighter means aviation. But this is not so.

A Chinese TV report stated that today the average age of fifth-generation fighter pilots in the PLA air force is 32 of the year. The youngest pilot of the J-20, according to the statistics presented, was the 29-year-old Bai Lun.

At the same time, Chinese TV reporters do not talk about the average age of the F-22 and F-35 pilots in the USA.

It is noted that modern simulators, aircraft simulators, including air combat simulators, help prepare relatively young pilots for piloting fifth-generation combat aircraft.

In China, the training of military pilots, according to media reports, has a funded points system. It includes theoretical training, classes on an aircraft simulator, as well as direct piloting of a fighter. When scoring a certain indicator in points, the pilot is allowed in the squad of pilots J-20.

Recall that at the moment, the Chinese Air Force is faced with the task of equipping all J-20 with the latest engines of its own production.
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    1. +3
      December 16 2019
      A Chinese TV report stated that today the average age of fifth-generation fighter pilots in the PLA Air Force is 32 years.

      Normal age.
      At the same time, Chinese TV reporters do not talk about the average age of the F-22 and F-35 pilots in the USA.

      The question is, do they need to know it?
      The important thing is that they move the program and train flyers and techies. That is, in the future there will be a very decent school and flight personnel and techies.
      1. 0
        December 16 2019
        Speaking of the Far East.
        The Ministry of Defense published a video of an air battle of the upgraded MiG-31BM fighter-interceptors over the Pacific Ocean. Planes of this type first participated in a similar duel.

        https://rg.ru/2019/12/16/reg-dfo/poiavilos-video-vozdushnoj-dueli-mig-31bm-na-kamchatke.html
        1. +1
          December 16 2019
          Sky Strike fighter (Maxim)
          Planes of this type first participated in a similar duel.
          Duel - strongly said. Even more. This information must be clarified. Maxim, read your this link. Although it was enough for me to read the name of the author, and the text I read for some reason did not surprise me. )))
          The last "air battle" I watched in the early 70s over our airfield. The lump of the regiment and his deputy were spinning on Mig-17 in the air, not childishly, so that it was breathtaking. Both were then severely punished. I admit that something like this could be done at Mig 29. But on the MiG-31BM, in order to meet in the zone, and then disperse arbitrarily for such an attack ....... They will lose each other. Specifically in this case scenario was negotiated on earth. Each in turn fulfilled his role - put himself under the gun. That's the whole "fight". Didn't read their combat training course, but it's very strange that it was
          "for the first time"
          . It leads to very sad thoughts.
      2. -3
        December 17 2019
        Quote: NEXUS
        A Chinese TV report stated that today the average age of fifth-generation fighter pilots in the PLA Air Force is 32 years.

        Normal age.

        No.
        It has been repeatedly written by military doctors and testers that experienced pilots of 3-4 generations are not able to perform tasks corresponding to the 5th generation.
        Hands and brains "do not give" ... the reflexes are not the same.
        No more than 15-20% of experienced pilots are able to solve tasks of the 5th generation.
    2. +3
      December 16 2019
      youth of the Air Force pilot .. this is not the criterion by which to flaunt.
    3. +3
      December 16 2019
      "One would think that older pilots are being selected for piloting the fifth generation J-20 fighters .... But this is not so" ////
      -----
      It's right. For the fifth generation, with its virtual reality, a helmet and a screen, it is easier to learn a young pilot than to retrain a pilot with great experience.
      1. +4
        December 16 2019
        There are no Sparks on f-22 and f-35, so it is logical that the pilot should be sufficiently trained
        1. -2
          December 16 2019
          Made very "live" simulators. On them, you can work out all sorts of critical combat situations.
          The United States recently launched the first "collective" simulator. You can form a group of 4 aircraft (then they will increase the number) and practice tactics. Moreover, one pilot (for example, an instructor) will sit in the simulator in America, two - in Australia, one - in Norway. But they will feel the joint flight in real time, on radars, visually-virtually, in optics.
          1. +4
            December 16 2019
            The main thing is that a couple - three Chinese squadrons on their J-20s should not unexpectedly wedge into this "virtual four". lol
          2. +2
            December 16 2019
            Cool. Our hackers will be able to shoot all the parameters of the F35 in real time! By the way, does this simulator also simulate overloads? In winter, when I pedal on an exercise bike, I am afraid to turn on someone's recording from the video recorder in YouTube, so that later in the summer I do not accidentally forget to dodge the obstacle, otherwise the road "turns itself"!
            1. +3
              December 16 2019
              You can hack it, of course. Cards in hand. You can hack everything.
              Overloads such simulators do not simulate, but flying sideways, upside down flips, vibration - yes.
              Trainers are helpful.
              In the distant 91 year, when the Internet was not yet there, the Pentagon began the liberation of Kuwait from Saddam's troops.
              I read the notes of the American tankman gunner. He managed to train only on the Abrams simulator, and before that he was on the M-60. And I was very worried.
              There was a large-scale night battle of tanks against tanks in the desert. He wrote: "I fired exactly like on a simulator. And I saw fires and explosions of Iraqi tanks. Also - like on a simulator. We calmed down and fired while there were targets."
              1. +5
                December 16 2019
                Shooting simulators - certainly. The gunner is not overloaded like a pilot. He dangles inside the tank, but this can just be imitated. But reflexes are a dangerous thing. Having got used to "flying" on the simulator, the brain may not "understand", "why did we get so pressed down on the left? We turned a hundred times, and everything was fine" ... Although, of course, it is better to "fly on the simulator" than not to fly at all like in the 90s ...
                It always surprised me. I think that a single megalopolis, per day, for cars that no one needs, burns as much fuel as all the armies of the world burn on exercises that same day. And container ships at sea burn more oil per month than the Grand Fleet for the entire WWII.
                1. -3
                  December 16 2019
                  Of course you're right! Russian biathlon has no analogues in the world! The rest is all rubbish!
                  1. +1
                    December 16 2019
                    Do you take assignments on "Adweg", or where? Can you tell me? I can write such patriotic comments (yes from the heart) that Venediktov, out of shame, will go into hermits / stolpniks. But I work, I have no time. And if they paid, such would be with you, and people like you, "battle" unleashed, wow! ...
    4. +4
      December 16 2019
      The Chinese do not know what to brag about. All the ears are pulled. It is clear that if at 45 already on a demobilization, then the average age will be exactly 32.
      And indeed, what serious statistics can we talk about if these pilots are only a couple of dozen. One got sick, the other got transferred and everything changed radically at once
      1. -3
        December 16 2019
        It’s not good tomorrow Siberia will be squeezed out then and boast! And now they are just stating a fact!
        1. +5
          December 16 2019
          This is troublesome. Squeeze Siberia from Russia.
          By the way, what fact do they state? Or they have a complete list of pilots of the Air Force, Navy, United States Naval Forces authorized to fly on F-35, F-22. With birth dates, addresses, phone numbers ...
          Well, then Colonel Trump does not mean ours at all, but them. Chinese.
          laughing
          1. -3
            December 16 2019
            It’s not troublesome for them! Already, Putin gives them thousands of hectares of land! There is a massive settlement by the Chinese, it seems like they are approaching Lake Baikal and this is all in the form of creeping migration. What will happen during the occupation?
    5. amr
      +1
      December 16 2019
      Quote: voyaka uh
      Recently in the States

      Are you already out of principle, or what?)))) Like a good koment, what are the cons ??? the fact that we can’t do such crap !!!

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