China has produced more than 100 MA60 and MA600 turboprop aircraft of which 57 have been exported.
The turboprop aircraft are designed to operate regional commercial flights, and some have been modified to undertake cloud seeding operations. The MA60 is the first short-range regional turboprop aircraft in China and was designed for short airstrips. The MA600 is an upgraded version of this model, Chinadaily reported Monday.
The AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group Company Limited (HAIC) has completed the delivery of two MA60 and four Y-12E aircraft to Nepal Airlines when it delivered two Y-12Es in April this year, the company said in a statement Saturday.
AVIC is currently developing high-speed turboprop regional aircraft, MA700, the next model in the MA series. The aircraft is in detailed design phase and is scheduled to make its maiden flight in 2019.
China is targeting African markets with AVIC developed LE500 turboprop trainer aircraft after obtaining the type authorization certificate (TAC) from South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA). Since April 2015, the application has been supported by CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China), AVIC International Aero-Development Company and the South Africa AVIC International Flight Training Academy
The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) developed MA700 turboprop aircraft designed for operation of short-haul regional routes has passed its initial design review. The MA700 aircraft is touted as a competitor to the ATR-72 and the Bombardier Q400 both of which are the worlds preferred turboprop airplanes for short-haul routes for up to 70 passengers
Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC) Harbin Aircraft Industry Group Company Ltd (HAIG) has delivered two Y-12Es turboprop aircraft to the Air Vigilance Service of Costa Ricas Ministry of Public Security. It marked the first time the HAIGs products entered the Costa Rican market
China's MA 700 passenger turboprop aircraft completed stress tests on its wings and fuselage towards the end of 2015. An
The Y-12F, advanced turboprop aircraft developed by the Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC) has been awarded type certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). The aircraft can be used for various civil and military applications such as freight and passenger transportation, maritime surveillance, airdrops of personnel and goods, reconnaissance, geological prospecting and medical services, an AVIC statement said today
China and the Czech Republic are developing a 9-seater turboprop aircraft with an investment of 100 million euro to be manufactured in China and marketed worldwide. A 3D model and life-size picture of the cabin of the aircraft co-developed by China and the Czech Republic has been displayed at the ongoing China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, Xinhua news agency reported
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