The 3rd Fighter Aviation Division is a unit of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). Initially established in 1950. PLAAF fighter divisions generally consist of about 17,000 personnel and 70-120 aircraft.
The 3rd Division is considered the most elite division in the PLAAF.
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- People's Liberation Army Air Force
- People's Liberation Army
- People's Liberation Army Navy
- List of Chinese aircraft
- List of Airbases in the PLA-AF
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