On June 19, the 52nd Paris Air Show was open under the hot sun. It attracted over 2,300 exhibitors to the Bourget Airport located in the northeast of Paris. As the largest and longest-running air show, each exhibitor showcased its technically advanced and innovative products, which colorfully glutted the eyes of visitors.
With the theme: To Expand with International Aviation Industry, AVIC designed its participation in three categories of military aircraft, civil aircraft and airborne equipment, showcasing the key product models of the JF-17, FC-31, L15, Wing Loong I, Wing Loong II, Z-10ME, Z-19E, Y-9E and AC312, as well as the cockpit avionics of civil aircraft. In the static display area, the all-size Wing Loong II made its debut at the Paris Air Show, which caught attention from international customers and the media. This year is the 30th anniversary of AVIC’s participation in the Paris Air Show and CATIC ‘s 16th time to be present. Since AVIC/CATIC participated in the exhibition, with more expanding space and more upgrading products, the brands have seen more influence, laying a good foundation for the military trade market and effectively enhancing the exchange with international customers, thus speeding up integration into the world aviation industrial chain.
On the first day of trade days, CATIC invited and received the VIPs from the air forces/DODs from Myanmar, UAE, Angola, Mauritania, Tunisia and Senegal.
Feedback on Report on Y8 Plane Crash in Myanmar on June 7
09:30 AM, June 8, 2017
The Representative Office of China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) was told from the Myanmar Air Force that at 13:35 local time on June 7, 2017, en route to Yangon from Myeik, the Southern city of Myanmar, a Y8F200W (No.5820) had crashed at the sea. The passengers included the air crew, servicemen and their family members (with the juveniles). The rescue is still undergoing. Up to now, no exact numbers have been reported dead.
The No.5820 Y8 was delivered to the Myanmar Air Force by CATIC in March, 2016. Through the relevant channel, CATIC has expressed the deepest sympathy to the Myanmar Air Force and the most painful mourning to the family members of the victims. CATIC has been ready and will try our best to assist the Myanmar side to conduct all the work related to the accident investigation.
China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation