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APPENDIX G
AVIATION TERMINOLOGY
CHINESE TO ENGLISH

 

CHINESE                                                                                                     STANDARD TELEGRAPHIC CODE

             ENGLISH

Anquan                                                                                                                                                 1344/0356

                Safety

Ba-er gongcheng                                                                                                                                 0360/0059/1562/4453

                F-8-2 Engineering Program

Bangongshi                                                                                                                                          6586/0361/1358

                General Office

Bangongting                                                                                                                                         6586/0361/1689

 

General Office (GSD, GPD, MND, CCP Military Commission)

 

Baoji                                                                                                                                                       0545/2623

                Cargo Aircraft

Baowei bu                                                                                                                                             0202/5898/6752

                Security Department

Beikong                                                                                                                                                 0554/4500

                Beijing MRAF

Bianyi                                                                                                                                                     4882/6230

                Edit and Translate

Bu                                                                                                                                                           6752

                Department

Budui                                                                                                                                                     6752/7130

                UnitlTroops

Caiwu                                                                                                                                                     6299/0523

                Finance

Canmou                                                                                                                                                 0639/6206

                Staff Officer

Canmouzhang                                                                                                                                       0639/6206/7022

                Chief of Staff

Changbu                                                                                                                                                0208/6752

                Repair Shops

Chang zhan                                                                                                                                           1034/4541

                Field Station (Supply)

Cheliang                                                                                                                                                6508/6538

                Vehicles

Chengkong                                                                                                                                           2052/4500

                Chengdu MRAF

 Chengyuan                                                                                                                                           2052/0765

 Member                

 Chu                                                                                                                                                         5710

 Division (Administrative Element Under a Department) 

Chuanzhen                                                                                                                                            0278/4176

                Facsimile

Dadui                                                                                                                                                     1129/7130

                Group (Operational Unit)

Daibiaotuan                                                                                                                                          0108/5903/0957

                Delegation

Da junqu                                                                                                                                                1129/6511/0575

                Military Region

Danwei                                                                                                                                                   0830/0143

                Unit (administrative element)

Dangwei                                                                                                                                                8093/1201

                Party Committee

Dangwei changwei                                                                                                                              8093/1201/1603/1201

                Party Standing Committee

Daodan                                                                                                                                                  1418/ 1734

                Missile

Daohang (daohang xitong)                                                                                                                                1418/5300/4762/4827

                Inertial Navigation System                                                

Daxiao                                                                                                                                                    1129/2699

                Senior Colonel (O-7)

Daxiu                                                                                                                                                      1129/0208

                Depot Level Maintenance

Daxue benke                                                                                                                                         1129/1331/2609/4430

                Undergraduate Degree

Dianchuan                                                                                                                                             7193/0278

                Teleprinter

Dianzi                                                                                                                                                     7193/1311

                Avionics               

Dianzi duikang                                                                                                                                      7193/1311/1417/2123

                Electronic Countermeasures

Dikong daodan                                                                                                                                     0966/4500/1418/1734

                Surface-to-Air Missile

 Dikong daodan bing (budui)                                                                                                              0966/4500/1418/1734/0365 (6752/7130)

                Surface-to-Air Missile Troops

Dinghuo                                                                                                                                                                1353/6303

                Procurement

Dingqi jiancha (dingjian)                                                                                                                    1353/2601/2914/2686 (1353/2914)

                Periodic Inspection

Dongyuan                                                                                                                                             0520/0765

                Mobilization

 Duikong qingbao bing                                                                                                        1417/4500/1906/1032/0365

                Aircraft Reporting Troops 

Duilie                                                                                                                                      7130/0441

                Formation

Duli                                                                                                                                         3747/4539

                Independent

Erji feixingyuan                                                                                                                     0059/4787/7378/5887/0765

                Second Grade Pilot

Erdengji xiuli                                                                                                                         0059/4583/4787/0208/3810

                Intermediate Level Maintenance

Erpao                                                                                                                                      0059/3517

 PLAAF Surface-to-Air Missile; PLA Second Artillery (Strategic Rocket Forces)

 Fadongji                                                                                                                                                4099/0520/2623

                Engine

Fangan                                                                                                                                   2455/2714

                Program (Phase)

Fangkong                                                                                                                              7089/4500

                Air Defense

Fangkongj un                                                                                                                       7089/4500/6511

                Air Defense Force

Fangmian jun                                                                                                                        2455/7240/6511

                Front Army

Fanyi dui                                                                                                                               5064/6230!7130

                Translation Unit

Feiji                                                                                                                                         7378/2623

                Aircraft

Feixing guanzhishi                                                                                                               737815887/4619/0455/1358

                Air Traffic Control Office

Fendui                                                                                                                                    0433/7130

                Flight

Fu                                                                                                                                           0479

                Deputy (Prefix)

Fujian                                                                                                                                     7096/0115

                Accessories

Ganbu                                                                                                                                    1626/6752

                Cadre, officer

Ganbu xiuyangsuo (ganxiusuo)                                                                                         1626/6752/0128/7402/2076 (1626/0128/2076)

                Retired Cadre sanitorium

Ganbu bu                                                                                                                               1626/6752/6752

                Cadre/Personnel Department

Gaopao                                                                                                                                  7559/3517

                Antiaircraft Artillery

Gaoshepao bing (budui)                                                                                                     7559/1410/3517/0365 (6752/'7130)

                Antiaircraft Artillery Troops

 Gongchang guanli bu (gongguan bu)                                                                              1562/0617/4619/3810/6752 (1562/0617/6752)

                Factory Management Department    ,

Gongcheng shejiju                                                                                                               1562/4453/6080/6060/1444

                Engineering Design Bureau

Gongcheng Yanzhi                                                                                                              1562/4453/4282/0455

                Engineering Development

Gongying                                                                                                                              0180/2019

                Supply

Gu                                                                                                                                           5140

                Branch (Administrative Element)

Guangkong                                                                                                                           1639/4500

                Guangzhou MRAF

Guanli                                                                                                                                     4619/3810

                Administrative

 Guofang kexue jishu gongye weiyuanhui (kegongwei) 0948/7089/4430/1331/2111/2611/1562/2814/1201/0765/2585 (4430/1562/1201) Commission on Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND/formerly known as NDSTIC)

 Guofangbu                                                                                                                            0948/7089/6752

                Ministry of National Defense (MND)

 Haijun hangkong bing (haihang)                                                                                      3189/6511/5300/4500/0365 (3189 5300)

                Naval Aviation

Hangkong cailiao (hangcai)                                                                                               5300/4500/2624/2436 (5300/2624)

                Air Material

Hangkong gongcheng bu                                                                                                  5300/4500/1562/4453/6752

 Aeronautical Engineering Department

 Hangkong gongye bu (hangkong bu) (AKA sanji bu) .

                                                                                                                                                 5300/4500/1562/2814/6752 (0005/2623/6752)

Ministry of Aviation Industry (MAI) (AKA 3rd Ministry of Machine Building)

 Hangkong hangtian gongye bu                                                                                        5300/4500/5300/1131/1562/2814/6752

                Ministry of Aero-Space Industry (MAS)

 Hangkong zhishi                                                                                                                  5300/4500/4249/6221

                Aerospace Knowledge (Monthly Magazine)

 Hangkong bing                                                                                                                    5300/4500/0365

                Aviation Troops/Unit

Hangtian bu                                                                                                                          5300/1131/6752

                Ministry of Astronautics (MOA)

Hangxing                                                                                                                               5300/5887

                Air Traffic Control

Hecheng jundui                                                                                                                    0678/2052/6511/7130

                Combined Arms

Hong-wu/liu/qi (bong-5/6/7)                                                                                              6575/0063/0362/0003

                B-5/67 Bomber

 Hongzha hangkong bing                                                                                                    6575/3498/5300/4500/0365

                 Bomber Aviation Unit        

 Hongzhaji                                                                                                                              6575/3498/2623

                Bomber

Houqin                                                                                                                                   4920/0683

                Logistics

Huabei                                                                                                                                   547 8/0554

                North China

Huadong                                                                                                                               5478/2639

                East China

Huayu yuan                                                                                                                          6114/0523/0765

                Telephone Operator

Huazhong                                                                                                                              5478/0022

                Central China

Huncheng lu                                                                                                                         3236/2052/2464

                Combined Brigade

Huoli kongzhi (huokong xitong)                                                                                        3499/0500/2235/0455(3499/2235/4762/4827)

                Fire Control (System)

Jian-ba                                                                                                                                   3005/0360

 F-8 (Written as Jian-8, Spoken as Qian-8)

 Jian-ba-er                                                                                                                               3005/0360/0059

 F-8-2 (Written as Jian-8-2, Ran-8-Ij, or J-8-II, Spoken as qian-ba-er)

 Jian-        3005

 Fighter designator F- (Chinese write as a J- Prefix)

 Jianhong-qi           3005/6575/0003

 Fighter/Bomber-7 (FB-7)(Written as jianhong-7, Spoken as qianhong-7)

 Jianji hangkong bing           3005/2345/5300/4500/0365

 Fighter Aviation (Spoken as qianji hangkong bing)

 Jianjiao-                 3005/2403

 Trainer designator FT- (Spoken as qianjiao-, Chinese write as a J- prefix)

 Jianjiji                                     3005/2345/2623

                Fighter (Spoken as qianjiji)

Jiaxian yuan          2665/4848/0765

                Linesman

Jiefangjun kongjun (kongjun)            6043/2397/6511/4500/6511

                PLA Air Force (PLAAF)

Jiefangjun bao      6043/2397/6511/1032

                Liberation Army Daily

Jiguan                                    2623!7070

 Jiguan/lingdao jiguan means the headquarters and/or command staff

 Jihua                                       6060/0439

                Plans

 Jiji fangyu              4480/2623/7089/1785

 Active Defense

 Jiji zhiyuan            4480/2623/2388/2266

                Active Support                    

Jikong                                    3444/4500

                Jinan MRAF

Jingwei                   6226/5898

                Security

Jiqin                                     2111/0530

                Technical Support

Jishu                                       2111/2611

 Non-Aircraft Maintenance (SAM, AAA, Radar, Comm troops); technical

 Jituanjun                7162/0957/6511

                Group Army

Jiwu                                        2623/0523

                Aircraft Maintenance

Jixie (jijie)               2623/2750

 Machinery (Written as jixie, Spoken as jixie or jijie)

 Jiyao                                       2623/6008

                Confidential

Jizhong shiyong   7162/0022/0169

                Concentrated Use

Ju                                            1444

                Bureau

Jubu zhikongquan               1444/6752/0455/4500/2938

                Local Air Superiority

Jun                                          6511

                Army/Air Corps

Junqu                                     6511/0575

                Military Region (MR)

Junqu kongjun     6511/0575/4500/6511

 Military Region Air Force Hq (MRAF Hq)

 Junshi xueshi xuewei           6511/0057/1331/1102/1331/0143

                Bachelor of Military Science

Junwu                                    6511/0523

                Military Affairs

Junxiao bu             6511/2699/6752

                Schools Department

Junxie (junjie)        6511/2750

 Armament (Written as junxie, Spoken as junxie or junjie)

 Junxu                                      6511/7194

                Quartermaster

Junxun bu              6511/6064/6752

                Training Department

Kaocha zu             5072/2686/4809

                Site Survey Team

 Ke                                           4430

                Office

 Keyan bu (keji yanjiu bu)   4430/4282/6752"

                Scientific Research Department

 Kong gong (kongjun hangkong gongcheng bu) 4500/1562 Hq Air Force, Aeronautical Engineering Department

 Kong Hou (kongjun houqin bu)        4500/0683

                 Hq Air Force, Logistics Department

Kongjiang bing    450017100/0365

                Airborne Troops

Kongjun                                4500/6511

                Hq Air Force; PLA Air Force

Kongjun jun          4500/6511/6511

                Air Corps

Kongjun zhihui xueyuan     4500/6511/2172/2264/1331/7108

                PLAAF Command College

Kongkong daodan               4500/4500/1418/1734

                Air-to-Air Missile

Kong si (kongjun siling bu)               4500/0674

                Hq Air Force, Hq Department

Kongzhan              4500/2069

                Aerial Combat

Kong zheng (kongjun zhengzhi bu)                  4500/2398

                Hq Air Force, Political Department

 Kongzhong jiaozhan 4500/0022/0074/2069

                 Aerial Combat

Lankong                                5695/4500

                Lanzhou MRAF

Lao ganbu             5071/1626/6752/6752

                Retired Cadre

Leida                                      7191/6671

                Radar

Leida bing (budui)               .7191/6671/0365 (6752/7130)

                Radar Troops

Lian                                        6647

                Company

Lianluo                   5114/4820/6752

                Liaison

Liaoyangyuan      4070/7402/7108

                Pilot's Sanitorium

Linghuo jidong     7227/3172/2623/0520

                Flexibility Mobility

Lu                                           2464

                Brigade

 Lujun hangkong bing (luhang)                          7120/6511/5300/4500/0365 (7120/5300)

                Army Aviation

Lunzheng              6158/6086

                Theoretical Evaluation

Miaozhun              4178/0402

                Aiming (System)

Minhangju            3046/5300/1444.

 Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)

 Mishu                                    4434/2579

                Secretary

Mixie xietong        1378/0434/0588/0681

                Close Coordination

Nankong                                0589/4500

                Nanjing MRAF

Peixian                    6792/4848

                Line Maintenance

Peixun                                    1014/6064

                Training

Qiang-wu (qiang-5)              1730/0063

                A-5 Ground Attack Aircraft

Qiangji hangkong bing       1730/2345/5300/4500/0365

                Ground Attack Aviation Unit

Qiangjiji                 1730/2345/2623

                Ground Attack Aircraft

Qianzhi                   0467/2172

                Forward Command Post

Qingbao                 1906/1032

                Intelligence

Qixiang                   3049/6272

                Weather

Qunzhong gongzuo (qungong)                         5028/5883/1562/0155

                Mass Works

Quzhu                                    7517/6632

                Pursuit

Renmin zhanzheng               0086/3046/2069/3730

                People's War

Sanji feixingyuan  0005/4787f1378/5887/0765

                Third Grade Pilot

S han gj iang         0006/ 1412

                General (3-Star/0-10)

Shangwei               0006/1414

                Captain

Shangxiao              0006/2699

                Colonel

 Shaojiang              1421/1412

                Major General (1-Star/O-8)

Shaowei                 1421/1414

                2nd Lieutenant

S haoxiao               1421/2699

                Major

Shebei                                    6080/0271

                Equipment

Sheji dingxing       6080/6060/1353/0992

                Design Finalization

Shengchan            3932/3934

                Production

Shengchan Dingxing           3932/3934/1353/0992

                Production Finalization

Sheng junfenqu    4164/6511/0433/0575.

 Military Sub-District

 Sheng junqu         4164/6511/0575

 Provincial Military Command/Military District

 Shenji                                     1399/6060

                Audit

Shenkong              3088/4500

                Shenyang MRAF

Shi                                          1358

 Air Division (Under an Air Corps/MRAF); Army division

 Shi                                          1597

                Office

Shifei                                      6107/7378

                Test Flight

Shifeiyuan             6107!7378/0765

                Test Pilot

Siling bu                                0674/0109/6752

 Headquarters Department; Headquarters

 S ilingyuan            0674/0109/0765

                Commander

Suo                                         2076

                Research Institute

Tanzhao deng       2232/2109/3597

                Search Light

Teji feixingyuan    3676/4787/7378/5887/0765

                Special Grade Pilot

Teshe                                     3676/6080

                Special Equipment

Tiaoling                 2742/0109

                Regulations

 Tongshuai bu       4827/1596/6752

                General Headquarters

Tongxin                 6639/0207

                Communications

Tongxin bing        6639/0207/0365

                Communications Troops

Tongxun                                6639/6061

                Communications

Tongyi zhihui       4827/0001/2172/2264

                Unified Command

Tuan                                       0957

                Regiment

Waichang              1120/1034

                Field Maintenance

Waishi                   1120/0057

                Foreign Affairs

Weihu                                    4850/6233

                Maintenance

Weiji                                       1792/2623

                Microcomputer

Weisheng              5898/3932

                Health

Weixiu                    4850/0208

                Repair

Weiyuan                                1201/0765

                Commission Member

Weiyuanhui          1201/0765/2585

                Commission

Wuxiandian           2477/4848/7193

                Radio (Wireless)

Xibei                                       6007/0554

                Northwest

Xietong dongzuo jihua       0588/0681/0520/0155

                Coordinate Action Plan

Xinan                                     6007/05 89

                Southwest

Xingzheng             5887/2398

                Administrative Control

Xitong                    4762/4827

                System

Xiujian bu              0208/1696/6752

                Construction Department

Xiuli                                        0208/3810

                Maintenance/repair



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