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12 Amazing images of Chinese Fighter Jets during the Golden Helmet Competition

The Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force is a series of air combat exercises, where the best pilot is awarded a golden helmet.

The challenge, where pilots demonstrate their skill through a range of challenges, was established to show the strength of the Chinese Air Force.

Recently, the Chinese Air Force has released the first images from its Golden Helmet game — which gives players the chance to fly in Chinese jets and shoot down American ones. The game is based on the Chinese Golden Helmet competition.

Recently, the Chinese Air Force has released the first images from its Golden Helmet game — which gives players the chance to fly in Chinese jets and shoot down American ones. The game is based on the Chinese Golden Helmet competition.

J-10 fighter jets attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxi onto the runway in formation before takeoff during a flight training exercise of the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)

The Chengdu J-10 (歼-10) is a lightweight multirole fighter aircraft capable of all-weather operation, configured with a delta wing and canard design, with fly-by-wire flight controls, and produced by the People’s Republic of China’s Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) for the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

The sun shines along the horizon behind a J-11 fighter jet as it prepares to take off from a military airfield for a flight training exercise of the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)

The Shenyang J-11 (歼-11) is a single-seat, twin-engine jet fighter, whose airframe is based on the Soviet-designed Sukhoi Su-27 air superiority fighter.

Pilots assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command inspect and wipe off the cockpit of a fighter jet prior to a flight training exercise of the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
The sun shines along the horizon behind a J-11 fighter jet as it prepares to take off from a military airfield for a flight training exercise of the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
Airmen give their thumbs up to encourage the pilot sitting inside a J-11 fighter jet prior to the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command navigates his fighter jet while looking out of the cockpit to search mock attackers during the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command navigates his fighter jet while looking out of the cockpit to search mock attackers during the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
A pilot assigned to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command climbs into the cockpit of his fighter jet prior to the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
A J-11 fighter jet attached to an aviation brigade of the air force under the PLA Northern Theater Command taxies onto the runway before takeoff during a flight training exercise of the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
 
The sun shines along the horizon behind a J-11 fighter jet as it prepares to take off from a military airfield for a flight training exercise of the Golden Helmet – 2017 competition of the PLA Air Force. (Photo/eng.chinamil.com.cn)
 

Captions: Global Times
Source: Global Times , Independent , Wikipedia 1 , 2

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