PLA Air Force Aviation University

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PLA Air Force Aviation University
中国人民解放军空军航空大学
China Emblem PLA.svg
Former names
Northeast China Democratic United Army Aviation School
Motto砺志、尚武、博学、精训
TypeMilitary university
Established1946 (1946)[1]
AffiliationPeople's Liberation Army Air Force
PresidentBai Chongming (白崇明)
Academic staff
894[1]
Location, ,
China
Campus19,000,000 square meters
China Emblem PLA.svg

PLA Air Force Aviation University (simplified Chinese: 中国人民解放军空军航空大学; traditional Chinese: 中國人民解放軍空軍航空大學; pinyin: Zhōngguó Rénmín Jiěfàngjūn Kōngjūn Hángkōng Dàxué) is a military university located in Changchun, Jilin, China.[2]

As of fall 2014, the university has 7 campuses, consists of 7 departments, covers a total area of 36,000 mu, with more than 19,000,000 square meters of floor space.

History[edit]

PLA Air Force Aviation University was formed in 1946 by the Communist Party of China's People's Liberation Army.[1] It was initially called "Northeast China Democratic United Army Aviation School" (Chinese: 东北民主联军航空学校).[1]

On June 9, 2004, PLA Air Force Changchun Flight College (Chinese: 中国人民解放军空军长春飞行学院), PLA Air Force Second Aviation College (Chinese: 中国人民解放军空军第二航空学院), PLA Air Force Seventh Flight College (Chinese: 中国人民解放军空军第七飞行学院) merged to form the PLA Air Force Aviation University.[1]

On April 28, 2012, the PLA Air Force Thirteenth Flight College (Chinese: 中国人民解放军空军第十三飞行学院) merged into the university.[1]

Academic structure[edit]

  • Department of Aerospace Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Aerospace Ordnance Engineering
  • Department of Aerospace Control Engineering
  • Department of Airline Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Air Reconnaissance Intelligence
  • Department of Military Simulation Engineering
  • Department of Aviation Lifesaving

Library collections[edit]

PLA Air Force Aviation University's total collection amounts to more than 612,000 items.

Culture[edit]

  • Motto: 砺志、尚武、博学、精训

People[edit]

School gate.

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "空軍航空大學". China's National Defense Ministry (in Chinese). 2007-08-24.
  2. ^ "飞行学院介绍:空军航空大学". China's National Defense Ministry (in Chinese). 2009-09-09.

Coordinates: 43°50′34.6″N 125°19′24.3″E / 43.842944°N 125.323417°E / 43.842944; 125.323417