Republic of China Air Force Academy

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Republic of China Air Force Academy
中華民國空軍軍官學校
Republic of China Air Force Academy Main Gate Front 20111015b.jpg
Established 1928 (in Nanjing)
1931 (in Hangzhou)
1949 (in Kaohsiung)
Type Military academy
Location Gangshan District, Kaohsiung City,  Republic of China
Website www.cafa.edu.tw

Republic of China Air Force Academy (CAFA; Chinese: 中華民國空軍官校; pinyin: Zhōnghuá Mínguó Kōngjūn Guānxiào) is the military academy for the air force of the Republic of China (Taiwan), and is located in Gangshan District, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

History

The Republic of China Air Force Academy was initially established in 1928 in Nanjing as the Central Army Academy's Aviation Corps, then reorganized as the Central Army Academy's Aviation Class in 1929.

In 1931, it was moved to Jianqiao, Jianggan, Hangzhou, Zhejiang. A year later in 1932, the name was changed to Central Aviation School. And in 1938, it was finally changed to Air Force Academy.

After the Chinese Civil War in 1949, the academy was stationed in Gangshan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.[1]

Faculty structure

  • Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Department of Avionic Engineering
  • Department of Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering
  • Department of Aviation Management

Notable alumni

Transport

The academy is accessible West from Gangshan South Station of the Kaohsiung MRT or Gangshan Station of the Taiwan Railways Administration.

See also

References

  1. "R.O.C. Air Force Academy-Brief Introduction". Cafa.edu.tw. Retrieved 2014-05-25.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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