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China Flying Dragon Aviation

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China Flying Dragon Aviation

China Flying Dragon Aviation
Founded 1981
Hubs Harbin Taiping International Airport
Headquarters Harbin, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China

China Flying Dragon Aviation (中国飞龙专业航空公司) is an airline based in Harbin, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China. It operates short-haul passenger and cargo charter flights, as well as maritime surveillance, aerial photography and forestry protection services. Its main base is Harbin Taiping International Airport.[1]


  • History 1
  • Fleet 2
    • Previously operated 2.1
  • References 3
  • External links 4


The airline was established and started operations in 1981. It is owned in a joint venture by the Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation and the former Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources, now part of the Ministry of Land and Resources.[1]

During the rescue and post-operations of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, heavy equipment needed to be transported to deal with the dangerous formation of quake-lakes located in extremely difficult terrain, particularly at Tangjiashan mountain, which was accessible only by foot or air. A China Flying Dragon Special Aviation Company's Mi-26T heavy lift helicopter was used to bring heavy earth-moving tractors, fuel, and equipment to the affected location to create a sluice to relieve the dangerous quake-lake


The China Flying Dragon Aviation fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2007):[1]

Previously operated

At January 2005 the airline also operated:


  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines".  

External links

  • (Chinese) China Flying Dragon Aviation official website
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