Dai Zijin was born on March 26, 1916, in Shanghai and died on May 18, 2017.
He was a Chinese aviator.
Zijin survived the World War II as one of the few native Chinese aviators.
Zijin was in the Flying Tigers.
He hailed from a decent background, Dai spent his early life in Shanghai.
After the Second Sino-Japanese War escalated, he decided to enlist.
Later he studied as a cadet in the southwest of China since 1938.
He had been trained in the US and India successively by the American instructors, from 1942 to 1943, Dai became a qualified aviator.
Dai Zijin passed away at 101 years old.