Li Yongtai, male, Korean nationality is a native of Tonghua, Jilin Province. He was born in 1928, joined the CPC in 1946, and graduated from, the PLA Air Force Aviation School in 1950.
Li has spent over 50 years in the PLA Air Force. He twice received 1st class citations for his service with the Chinese People?s Volunteers in Korea. In 1982 Li was named deputy commander of the PLA Air Force, and in 1988 he received the rank of lieutenant general in the PLA Air Force. His government career has included being a deputy to the 5th and 7th NPCs, a member of the 8th and 9th NPC standing committees, and as a delegate at the 10th and 12th CPC National Congresses.
Li was named deputy commander of the PLA Air Force in 1982.