First flight of the first locally assembled Harbin Z-9

Thursday, December 31, 1981 - Harbin Hafei Airport, People's Republic of China



Under authority of the Chinese PLAAF, the first locally assembled Z-9 example (c/n Z-9-0001) took flight. 
The exact month and day are unknown and will be updated.

Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Kommissarov.  Chinese Aircraft: China's Aviation Industry Since 1951. Hikoki Publications Ltd., 2008.  Pg. 275. Print.


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