China Flying Dragon Aviation

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China Flying Dragon Aviation
IATA
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ICAO
CFA
Callsign
FEILONG
Founded 1981
Hubs Harbin Taiping International Airport
Headquarters Harbin, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China
Website http://www.chinafda.com.cn

China Flying Dragon Aviation (中国飞龙专业航空公司) is an airline based in Harbin, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China. It operates short-haul passenger and cargo charter flights, as well as maritime surveillance, aerial photography and forestry protection services. Its main base is Harbin Taiping International Airport.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations in 1981. It is owned in a joint venture by the Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation and the former Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, now part of the Ministry of Land and Resources.[1]

During the rescue and post-operations of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, heavy equipment needed to be transported to deal with the dangerous formation of quake-lakes located in extremely difficult terrain, particularly at Tangjiashan mountain, which was accessible only by foot or air. A China Flying Dragon Special Aviation Company's Mi-26T heavy lift helicopter was used to bring heavy earth-moving tractors, fuel, and equipment to the affected location to create a sluice to relieve the dangerous quake-lake[dead link]

Fleet[edit]

The China Flying Dragon Aviation fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2007):[1]

Previously operated[edit]

At January 2005 the airline also operated:[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 65. 

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