Canada Air Force Complains “Unprofessional” Chinese Pilots Harassing Its Spy Plane – Sometimes Show “Middle Fingers”

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Jun 02 2022
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Not many realize that Royal Canadian Air Force regularly patrols near North Korea as part of UN Security Council  sanctions against Pyongyang. Like pilots from the U.S., U.K., Japan, Germany, France, Australia and New Zealand, the Canadian air force is involved in missions to detect violations of sanctions such as transfer of banned goods to North Korea.


Interestingly, while Canada and its Western allies operate aircraft and warship in waters and airspace near North Korea to enforce the sanctions under “Operation Neon”, China too plays the same role in the area. However, due to the sour relations between the Chinese and the West, senior Canadian government officials have recently complained about harassment from Chinese pilots.


In its complaint lodged on Wednesday (June 1), the Canadian Armed Forces accused Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) fighter jets of approaching and “harassing” the Canadian surveillance CP-140 Aurora plane between April 26 and May 26. The Chinese jets repeatedly buzzed Canadian plane and had flown dangerously and unprofessionally.

Canadian Air Force - Surveillance Plane

The Canadian Forces said Chinese fighter jets frequently fly as close as 20 to 100 feet from the Canadian plane – so close that Canadian pilots can make eye contact with the Chinese pilots. But that was not the only tensions in the air. Sometimes, Canadian pilots have complained, the Chinese pilots could be seen showing “middle fingers”.


The complaint dated June 1 said – “In these interactions, PLAAF aircraft did not adhere to international air safety norms. These interactions are unprofessional and/or put the safety of our RCAF personnel at risk. In some instances, the RCAF aircrew felt sufficiently at risk that they had to quickly modify their own flight path in order to increase separation and avoid a potential collision with the intercepting aircraft,”


Charles Burton, a senior fellow at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute in Ottawa, said – “That distance (20 to 100 feet between two planes) is scary close at those high speeds, and it could lead to disaster in a crash. You do it too much, and eventually, sometime, it’s going to go wrong”. Apparently, Canada said the incident was not the first it has experienced.

Royal Canadian Air Force CP-140 Aurora

In some instances, the Canadian pilots felt the risk was too high that they had to quickly modify their own flight path in order to increase separation and avoid a potential collision with the intercepting aircraft. Ottawa has sent multiple complaints through diplomatic channel to Beijing, but China did not bother to respond and has simply ignored them.


Sources in the Canadian government told Global News that the close-quarters intercepts happened approximately 60 times since Christmas, with over two dozen categorized as dangerous. Confirming the incidents, Canada’s Department of National Defence has expressed concerns over the increasing frequency of such dangerous manoeuvre in the skies above the Asia-Pacific region.


In one of the most famous mid-air accident, a U.S. Navy EP-3E spy aircraft and a PLA Navy J-8II interceptor jet collided over the South China Sea on April 1, 2001. The collision saw the loss of the Chinese aircraft and its pilot was presumed dead, while the American reconnaissance aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on Hainan Island.

U.S. Navy Lockheed Martin EP-3 Spy Aircraft

U.S. Navy Lockheed Martin EP-3 Spy Aircraft - Dismantled

The 24 American crew members were detained and interrogated by the Chinese authorities for 11 days that triggered the first foreign policy crisis of George W. Bush’s early presidency. The crews were released only after Washington said it was “very sorry” for the death of the Chinese pilot and for the spy plane’s landing on Hainan without permission.


The best part was when Beijing refused to return the U.S. spy plane. Instead, while talks between the U.S. and China dragged on about the fate of the US$80 million aircraft, the Chinese military dismantled the plane built by Lockheed Martin – part by part. The plane was equipped with sensitive electronic surveillance equipment, included special software to capture and process a range of signals.


Even though the crew members managed to dump documents out an emergency hatch and had destroyed some signals-collection equipment, it was believed that China had still obtained classified information from the plane, included included cryptographic keys, signals intelligence manuals, and the names of National Security Agency employees.

China Shenyang J-8II Fighter Jet

Despite protests over Chinese unauthorized access to the American plane, Beijing insisted it had every right to investigate as it had entered Chinese airspace without permission. The U.S. was then made to pay for the dismantling and shipping of the aircraft, in addition to 11 days of food and lodging for the 24 American crew – costing US$34,567.89.


On July 3, 2001, the dismantled U.S. EP-3E spy plane held on Hainan Island since April was flown out to the United States. By then, the Chinese had learned how the U.S. tracked its submarines via signal transmission, as well as access to computers containing detailed information for processing PROFORMA communications from North Korea, Russia, Vietnam, China and other countries.


Last week, Russia and China vetoed a US-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution to slap more sanctions on North Korea. The U.S.-China trade war and the Ukraine war have enhanced the relationship between Russia and China. The tension between Canada and China have yet to recover from the detention of Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou.

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According to Billie Flynn, a retired squadron commander for the Royal Canadian Air Force and former F-35 fighter jet test pilot, the Canadian Aurora surveillance aircraft is at the “mercy” of the skill of a nearby fighter jet pilot. The Turbulence created by the Chinese fighter jet as a result of “buzzing” tactic would put the Aurora pilot at even greater risk of losing control.


Essentially, what happened to the U.S. Navy EP-3E spy aircraft in 2001 could happen again to the Canadian CP-140 Aurora. President Joe Biden’s repetitive provocation over the Taiwan issue has forced China to increase its military presence in not only South China Sea, but also the Asia-Pacific region over the last two years.


In March this year, General Kenneth Wilsbach of the U.S. Air Force confirmed that American F-35 fighter aircraft had encountered China’s most advanced J-20 stealth fighters while operating in the East China Sea. He has offered a surprising good remark – “We’re seeing relatively professional flying and it’s still too early to tell exactly what they intend to do with the J-20″.

China Chengdu J-20 Stealth Fighter Jet

Wilsbach also said – “But we notice that they are flying it pretty well. We recently had – I wouldn’t call it an engagement – where we got relatively close to the J-20s along with our F-35s in the East China Sea, and we’re relatively impressed with the command and control associated with the J-20″. China is in the middle of ramping up the production of Chengdu J-20.


The US$120 million J-20, a multirole fighter aircraft designed to carry out ground assault missions, is the only operational fifth-generation stealth fighter jet in the world apart from the American F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II and Russian Su-57. As of 2021, China was believed to have built 150 J-20 stealth fighters. On the other hand, the US Air Force had over 280 F-35As.


During an Air Force Association meeting in September last year, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Charles Brown Jr. declared the Chinese had “the largest aviation forces in the Pacific” and had grown them “underneath our nose”. Brown also acknowledged that China would have eclipsed the United States’ air superiority by 2035.

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It must have deeply traumatised the heroic top guns of Canada to have the Chinese pilots flashed their middle digits at them – even if the battlefields are mostly digital these days, and the West has now to engage in the expensive and impossible task of catching up with the Chinese advances in increasingly more fields of science and technology. We know such for a fact as Yank generals say so on their way to their future jobs in the Yank military industrial complex.

I would rather doubt the Chinese used their digital weapon against those poor Canadian top guns. For one, the middle finger flash has no meaning for the Chinese. When those Chinese who’s learned the use from Western films and flashed that to the majority of other Chinese, they won’t know wtf that’s supposed to mean.

From the report of the harrowing incidents, it seems the closest the pilots had been to each other was twenty feet. At that distance, it is hardly easy to discern the “offending” pilots were using the middle, or any which finger. Look (with both eyes open) at Malaisesian drivers, have you seen all that many of the monkeys able to see beyond their car windscreens?

Whether the fingers were flashed or not, wokeism has taken over the military in the West, effeminate “man” warriors might be oversensitive to anything they somehow deem “offensive” to their respective new genders. We have the “pondan” species in Malaisesia, it is an old and traditional part of some of our culture, charming as they may generally be, many are sensitive to unusually oversensitive to certain things, and they can overreact like bitches and bitch like real bitches. So in a way we should understand those Canadian top guns freaking out over what otherwise is nothing to “normal” humans.

Then, we have the case of the supremely confident top guns on the side of Ketuanan Cina. They have better training than most of their foreign counterparts, three and a half time more flight hours clocked at the minimum, and most training are to horn combat skills. The Chinese are itching for real fights with real adversaries, those woke-infected included.

I would seriously worry about the Chinese if I were Yanks or Canadians or whatever, the Chinese just too bravely confront their enemies, do not wait to distinguish between a tourist visit, a cheap provocation or a real fight, they just go full kamikaze. “Dangerous” buzzing of aircrafts are frequent, and ships are not spared – the Chinese have attempted to ram Yank warships on too many occasions. It should be noted Chinese warships (and even coastguard vessels) are designed to ram and sink enemy or even “friendly” warships – and Yank ones are not. And the Yanks have been bitching about the drivers of Chinese ships (including fishing sampans) behaving like Malaisesian road-users, including the Mat Armpits and Mat Baisikals.

There’s no point moaning about how the Chinese fly, sail, or drive. The won’t care a shiite. Just look at that in the Malaisesian context and you’ll understand. Our road-users won’t care. The Chinese won’t either even if unlike Malaisesians they are not deaf, blind, dumb in the head and hereditary fcuking stupid and kiasu.

Bitching against the Chinese won’t resolve anything if the episodes of the middle finger is such a big issue. The only way out is an actual fight, or two, or three, or an actual battle. I won’t say no to a war either, I can’t be forever sitting at the frontline, bottles of Timah and popcorn supply at the ready. At the very least we should see a fairly decent fight to study the form for the bookies.

Sadly, with all their flying and sailing their fleets for their circuses of “freedom of navigation” the West has been utterly cowardly about any fight. Fancy, the West keeps shagging off about the China threat against the “international community” and the Yank “rules based order” nobody from either the US or its declining number of proxy stooges has that single shrivelled raisin to set off WWIII, wtf!

I would suggest the Canadian top guns, and all the rest of those who want to save humanity, fight China, the bitching ain’t gonna impress the Chinese none, and the Asians neither. Asia isn’t going to be impressed with the kind of defence the West would put up if China actually fights. We’ll only going to see Afghanistan and Ukraine all over again. Imagine the Ukrainians are not coloured like Asians but the West has already shown even they are not worth fighting for.

The lesson here for Bolehland is we’d better recover our military jet engines from wherever they’ve flown to, train our radar operators not to sleep on duty, etc etc, depend on ourselves and our Ketuanan supremacy to defend ourselves than recline under the coconut trees and wait for Uncle Sam to find his missing one testicle to fight for us. With the likes of Yanks and the Canadians only able to bitch being flashed the middle finger, the war with China is lost already.

The circuses of the endless flying and sailing in and around the area, sailing into controversial waters etc can go on forever until the West goes bankrupt, those are only useless posturing. China is clearly playing along, but clearly very ready for a real confrontation. So let’s see a real fight very soon – or the West will no longer find any possibility of ever even half-win any war. China’s view of that is seen in that middle finger, and quite right too!

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