People's Liberation Army Navy has sent aircraft to patrol disputed waters in the South China Sea for at least the past five or six years. Photo: AP People's Liberation Army Navy has sent aircraft to patrol disputed waters in the South China Sea for at least the past five or six years. Photo: AP
People's Liberation Army Navy has sent aircraft to patrol disputed waters in the South China Sea for at least the past five or six years. Photo: AP

Report on PLA air patrols over disputed waters raises safety questions

Analyst wonders if flight crews have had time and training to adapt to long missions

People's Liberation Army Navy has sent aircraft to patrol disputed waters in the South China Sea for at least the past five or six years. Photo: AP People's Liberation Army Navy has sent aircraft to patrol disputed waters in the South China Sea for at least the past five or six years. Photo: AP
People's Liberation Army Navy has sent aircraft to patrol disputed waters in the South China Sea for at least the past five or six years. Photo: AP
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