Hongdu Aviation Industry Group

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For the defunct Japanese aircraft manufacturer also known as NAMC, see Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation.

Coordinates: 28°38′05″N 115°55′50″E / 28.634818°N 115.93061°E / 28.634818; 115.93061

Hongdu Aviation Industry (Group) Corporation (Chinese: 洪都航空) (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 China Aviation Industry Corporation II consortium.


The company was founded in 1951 as the state-run Hongdu Machinery-building Factory and later as the Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation.[1] On March 1998 the company's name was changed to Hongdu Aviation Industry (Group) Corporation.[2]


Nanchang Q-5 Fantan.
Nanchang CJ-6.


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[edit]


  1. ^ "Enterprise Brief Introduction". Retrieved 2008-12-09. 
  2. ^ Mondey, David (2000). The New Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft. London: Quantum. p. 296. 

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