Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Myanmar Air Force receives new Y8F200W tactical transport aircraft

The Myanmar Air Force has received new Shaanxi Y8F200W tactical transport aircraft from China.

The two Y8F200W tactical transport aircraft developed by AVIC Shaanxi Corporation  arrived at the Mingaladon Airport in Myanmar on March 19, 2016.  The Y-8 is a medium-size, mid-range transport aircraft with a capacity for carrying 88 passengers and 20 tons of cargo during 7.3 hours of autonomous.

AVIC Shaanxi Corporation started its first export in 1987, a total of 13 planes have already been delivered to its foreign customers.

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Together with  two Y8F200W tactical transport aircraft was received two Grob G120TP  training and aerobatic low-wing aircraft.

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