Ye Zhengda

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Ye with his wife Ren Yue in 1954

Ye Zhengda (simplified Chinese: 叶正大; traditional Chinese: 葉正大; pinyin: Yè Zhèngdà; 22 August 1927 – 14 December 2017) was a Chinese aircraft designer. He was a professor and senior engineer at Northwestern Polytechnical University. In 1988, he was awarded the military rank of lieutenant general (Zhongjiang) by the Chinese government.[1]

He was a member of the 10th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and a delegate to the 5th National People's Congress. He was born in Guangdong, China.

On December 14, 2017, Ye died in Beijing at the age of 90.[2]

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  1. 叶正大:一代飞机一代魂. globalview.cn (in Chinese). 2016-08-09.
  2. "哀悼!新中国航空工业开拓者叶正大逝世". China Aviation News. 2017-12-18. Retrieved 2019-02-13.