New Records Born In HONGDU In P.R. China
July 3, 1954 The
first airplane PT5(як-18)made in P.R. China was rolled out in HONGDU.
The first military three-wheel motorcycle Changjiang 750 was developed
The first multipurpose civil airplane Y5(An 2) was manufactured in
The first primary trainer PT6 designed and manufactured by HONGDU
flew to sky.
June 4,1965 The
first supersonic jet attacker A5 was developed in HONGDU, which filled
in the major gaps in China's aviation industry.
The first batch of coastal defense missiles were developed and passed
verification test in HONGDU.
The first agricultural and forestry airplane N5A developed according
to CCAR in the whole process was developed and performed maiden flight
The first basic jet trainer K8 of fully new version developed by selffinancing
and international cooperation was rolled out in HONGDU.
The first projectile weaving machine P7100 developed by introducing
world advanced technology was laid out in HONGDU, and now HONGDU is
the sole enterprise in China for developing and producing projectile
A contract was signed between China and Egypt for co-production of
80 K8E jet trainers and export of the production line, which initiated
exportation of whole aircraft production line and created the highest
export finance by a single project in China's aviation industry.
Aviation Industry Group (HONGDU for
short) is a super large backbone enterprise under Chian Aviation
Industry Corporation II. It was founded in 1951 and named as State-run
Hongdu Machinery-building Factory and Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing
Company later. After about 50 years' development, it has become
a high science & technology enterprise group combining scientific
research, production and marketing of the aviation products, motorcycles,
motors and textile machineries.
In recent years, under the policy of Taking Aviation Products as
a Basis, Developing Civil Products in Large Scale, Engaging in Diversified
Economy and Speeding up Development, HONGDU has developed new-types
of basic trainer and agricultural aircraft with modern international
level, developed by investment and co-operation the civilian industry
such as motorcycles, projectile weaving machines, sport exercisers,
paper-making machines, mopeds and electric bicycles, golf carts,
electric power equipment, coating and decoration equipment and building
equipment, and cultivated a number of new economic growth points
and achieved enterprise diversification. Since 1989, HONGDU has
been listed as one of the 500 largest industrial enterprises in
China and one of the 512 enterprises specially supported by the
central government in 1996.
HONGDU participates vigorously in international cooperation and
exchange and opens up uninterruptedly international markets. Her
main products have been sold to dozens of countries and regions.
On the principle of Mutual Benefit and Development, HONGDU sincerely
expects to have cooperation with all circles at home and abroad
to make a greater contribution in the 21 century.
has been receiving the loving care from the Party and State leaderships
and the energetic support from central government and local authorities
during her establishment and development, which have been greatly
inspiring and encouraging all HONGDU people to carry forward the
HONGDU spirits of Devoting Oneself to Aviation, Working Hard, Exploiting
and Progressing, and Striving for Excellence and strive for the
development of China's aviation industry and the strengthening of
national defense capability.