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Capt. Yu Xu, one of China’s first female fighter pilots. Xinhua photo

A Deadly Accident Won’t Ground China’s Women Fighter Pilots

Capt. Yu Xu was one of the first combat pilots in a long history of women in Chinese military aviation

War Is Boring
Nov 19, 2016 · 10 min read
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Hazel Ying Lee with fellow aviator Virginia Wang in 1932. Museum of China in America Collection photo
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The first four female J-10 pilots at the Zhuhai Airshow in 2014. From left to right — Yu Xu, Tao Jiaoli, Sheng Yifei and He Xiaoli. Xinhua photo
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J-10s of the Ba Yi Air Demonstration Team. Peng Chen photo via Flickr
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J-10 fighters with the Ba Yi Aerobatics Team. Photo via Wikimedia
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