AVIC Jiangxi Hongdu Aviation Industry Group Corporation Limited (hereinafter referred to as AVIC Hongdu) is subordinate to Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). Founded in 1951, it is the birthplace of the first aircraft and the first coastal defense missile of new China.
AVIC Hongdu is a professional enterprise focusing on aviation R&D and manufacturing which integrates scientific research, production and operation, with complete aircraft and missile development and production capabilities. Characterized by “integrating factory with design institute, incorporating aircraft with missile, and linking combat with training”, it is home to one state-level enterprise technical center and one post-doctoral workstation, with more than 10,000 employees. It has made outstanding contributions to the development of the aviation industry for new China, successively developed and manufactured five major series of aircraft covering over 20 types, and delivered 5,000 aircraft and so. It is the only professional enterprise for R&D and manufacturing in China which provides a full series of primary, basic and advanced trainers represented by the PT6, K8, L15 aircraft, creating the “ten first” record in new China.
Over the past 70 years, AVIC Hongdu has always committed to the independent innovation and contributed proactively to the development of new China’s aviation industry. In the new era, it remains true to our original aspiration of dedicating to China’s aviation industry, bears in mind our mission of enhancing national power through aviation industry, and upholds the spirit of “chasing dreams in blue sky with loyal dedication”. Standing on a high starting point with a long-term vision, the company has planned and built up an industry park in the Aviation Town of Nanchang, and completed the relocation in 2019. Yaohu airfield, a key project of the industry park, has been well constructed and put into operation. It is the first 4D-level Class A general airport in Jiangxi Province with the flight testing capabilities for both military and civil airplanes such as JL10 and large airliners. Nanchang Flight Convention has been successfully held for two times in the new aviation town, which is a beautiful business card to showcase the progress achieved in the aviation industry of Jiangxi Province and around the country.