Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team

Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team logo

The Red Falcon Air Demonstration Team is another new aerobatic demonstration team of the People's Liberation Army Air Force.

The team was newly formed in 2011 and is composed of jet-powered Nanchang JL-8 trainers. The Red Falcon (Hongying) is composed of eight aircraft and 18 instructor pilots of the 3rd Flying Academy based in Jinzhou-Xialoingzi in the Shenyang Military Region.

The aircraft are painted in an overall white with blue and red accents. The aircraft are also equipped with smoke generators which can produce blue, white, yellow and red colored smoke. The first public demonstration of the team was on 1st September 2011 at Aviation Open Day held in Changchun City in Jilin province.

Red Falcon Nanchang JL-8