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The demonstration team was named 八一飞行 or 81st Aerobatics Team after the date of the founding of the PLAAF. These two numbers bear no relationship with each other, but they are often confused with each other. An effort has been made in the preparation of Axis Aircraft Manuals to provide the user with more complete information on the appearance of enemy aircraft than has hitherto been available in service recognition publications. Also in 1998 the Army Aviation Training Centre, to be commanded by a colonel, was formed to command the School of Army Aviation, the ADF Helicopter School [now the Army Helicopter School], and the RAEME Aircraft Maintenance School [now the Rotary Wing Aircraft Maintenance School] Kiowas from 1 Aviation Regiment and Black Hawks from 5 Aviation Regiment were deployed to East Timor in 1999 as part of the United Nations Interfet Force and the commitment continues.

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (November 11, 2008)


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