Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation
Changhe Aircraft Industries Corporation is a Chinese helicopter manufacturer and supplier to the People's Liberation Army of China. The company is based in the city of Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province. Changhe employs 4300 employees in two production facilities with 1.29 million sq. metres and 0.22 million sq. metres of construction area. It has a joint venture with Agusta Helicopter (Jiangxi Changhe-Agusta Helicopter Co., Ltd) and relationship with Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. Its subsidiary, Changhe Machinery Factory, is a major automobile company in China.
The company was established in 1969 as a state enterprise and now as a contractor to the People's Liberation Army.
- CAIC WZ-10 attack helicopter; it is scheduled to replace Wuzhuang Zhisheng WZ-9
- Changhe Z-8 naval and Z-8A army heavy transport helicopter - Chinese variant of SA321Ja Super Frelon
- Changhe CA109 Utility Helicopter Chinese version of A109
- Zhi Z-11J - military utility light helicopter
- Zhi Z-11 - civilian utility light helicopter
- Aviation Week & Space Technology: 60. 23 October 2013.
- Medeiros, Evan S. (2005.) "A new direction for China's defense industry." Rand Corporation. ISBN 0-8330-3794-3
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