14th Fighter Division (People's Republic of China)

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The Fourteenth Fighter Division (Chinese 第14歼击机师) is a Fighter aircraft unit of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

It was formed in February 1951 at Beijing Nanyuan Airport[1] from elements of the disbanding 95th Division. Stationed at Nanchang, Jiangxi.[2] The division fought in Korea, as a mixed MiG-9/MiG-15 fighter unit.[2] Started its second combat tour in April 1953 and ceased combat in July 1953.[3] It appears that in September 1992 the 146th Regiment of the disbanding 49th Air Division may have become the 42nd Regiment.[4]

The 14th Fighter Division is composed of:[5] (Scra,ble nl )

  • 40th Regiment Nanchang/Xiangtang (J11; Su-27UBK)
  • 41st Regiment Wuyishan
  • 42nd Regiment Zhangshu (J7E)


References[edit]

  1. ^ Appendix G, "Origins of PLAAF MRAFs, Air Corps, Command Posts, Bases, Air Divisions, and Independent Regiments," Ken Allen, Chapter 9, "PLA Air Force Organization" Archived 2007-09-29 at the Wayback Machine., The PLA as Organization, ed. James C. Mulvenon and Andrew N.D. Yang (Santa Monica, CA: RAND, 2002); 450.
  2. ^ a b Zhang, Xiao Ming (2004), Red Wings Over the Yalu: China, the Soviet Union, and the Air War in Korea, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, ISBN 1-58544-201-1 
  3. ^ Zhang 2004, p. 225.
  4. ^ 空军航空兵第14师. "空军航空兵第14师_互动百科". www.baike.com. Retrieved 22 April 2018. 
  5. ^ "Orbats - Scramble". www.scramble.nl. Retrieved 2017-07-30.