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Hongdu Aviation Industry Group

Hongdu Aviation Industry Group
Industry Defence
Founded 1951
Headquarters Nanchang, Jiangxi, China
Key people
Song Chengzhi (Chairman)[1]
Products Military aircraft
Number of employees
Parent Aviation Industry Corporation of China

Hongdu Aviation Industry (Group) Corporation (Chinese: 洪都航空工业集团) (formerly China Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation or CNAMC) is a Chinese aircraft manufacturer and supplier to the Chinese military. It is based in Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi province and is part of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).


  • History 1
  • Products 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The company was founded in 1951 as the state-run Hongdu Machinery-building Factory and later as the Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation.[2] On March 1998 the company's name was changed to Hongdu Aviation Industry (Group) Corporation.[3]


Hongdu L-15 supersonic trainer


Cancelled Fighters

  • J-12 - a 1970 Chinese lightweight supersonic fighter, Development abandoned in 1977. Only Prototypes built.



  • Hongdu N-5 - multi-use agriculture & forest aircraft


  • MD500E - light and multi-purpose helicopter
  • MD520N - light and multi-purpose helicopter
  • MD530F - light and multi-purpose helicopter
  • MD600N - single-turbine engine helicopter, stretched version of MD600



See also


  1. ^ "吴晓军主任会见洪都航空工业集团公司董事长宋承志一行". 江西省工业和信息化委员会. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Enterprise Brief Introduction". Retrieved 2008-12-09. 
  3. ^ Mondey, David (2000). The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft. London: Quantum. p. 296. 

External links

  • Official Hongdu Aviation Industry Group Website
  • 洪都航空工业集团 (Chinese)
  • Introduction on the website of Federation of American Scientists
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