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Chinese Air Force ace Wei Dinglie posing in front of his I-16 fighter, circa 1937 to early 1938

Caption   Chinese Air Force ace Wei Dinglie posing in front of his I-16 fighter, circa 1937 to early 1938 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 24 Apr 2010

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1. Darian says:
8 Apr 2011 08:14:13 AM

Has anyone got any color details on the Chinese I-16 ?.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
22 Mar 2012 08:41:08 PM

Most Chinese I-16s were camouflaged in dark green uppersurface with light blue undersurface. Engine cowling was painted black on some, but not all I-16s fuselage carried aircraft number, rudder marked with white and blue stripes, wing markings top and bottom were Chinese twelve-pointed sun in blue and white.


Colonel Liu Che-Sun shotdown 9 Japanese aircraft, he was later killed in action 1938
3. Anyone says:
28 Dec 2020 03:32:20 AM

The person in photo is 32隊分隊長韋鼎烈, but not Liu Che-Sun.
4. Anyone says:
28 Dec 2020 03:34:45 AM

The person in photo is 32nd SQ Wei Dinglie, but not Liu Che-Sun.
5. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
30 Dec 2020 07:26:41 PM

Thanks to Anyone of 28 Dec 2020. The caption has been updated.

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