Hongdu Aviation Industry Group

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

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
Website www.hongdu.com.cn

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).


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[edit]


  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. 

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