J-10 fighter jets of the Bayi (August 1) Aerobatics Team of the PLA Air Force perform during an air show celebrating the 70th anniversary of the force’s foundation, held in Changchun, Jilin province, on Thursday. [Photo by Zou Hong/chinadaily.com.cn]

A People’s Liberation Army Air Force air show took place in Changchun, capital of Jilin province, on Thursday.

It was part of the opening ceremony of a five-day, open-house activity hosted by the PLA Air Force at the Air Force Changchun Airport to mark the 70th anniversary of its foundation.

General Ding Laihang, the Air Force’s commander-in-chief, and General Yu Zhongfu, the force’s political commissar, attended the opening ceremony.