The People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is the People’s Republic of China’s (PLA) primary aerial warfare organization. With more than 3,000 airframes of varying type and quality, the PLAAF holds the title as largest Air Force in Asia. Since its establishment in 1949, the PLAAF has acquired limited combat experience and has struggled to maintain airframes of equal quality to those in the stocks of the United States or Russian Federation. Despite this, the organization’s recent development and personnel’s drive for success make it a force to be reckoned with.

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