Harbin Aircraft Industry Group

Harbin Aircraft Industry Group
Industry Aerospace, Defence
Founded 1952 (1952)[1]
Headquarters Harbin, Heilongjiang, China
Key people
Guo Dianman[2]
Products Military aircraft, Helicopters, Utility aircraft
Number of employees
Parent Aviation Industry Corporation of China
Website www.hafei.com
Harbin Aircraft Industry (Group) Co., Ltd.
Simplified Chinese 哈尔滨飞机工业集团有限责任公司
Traditional Chinese 哈爾濱飛機工業集團有限責任公司

Harbin Aircraft Industry (Group) Co., Ltd. (HAIG), often shortened to Hafei (simplified Chinese: 哈飞; traditional Chinese: 哈飛; pinyin: Hāfēi), is an aircraft manufacturing company headquartered in Pingfang District, Harbin, Heilongjiang province, China.[3] It was previously called Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation (HAMC) in English.

The company was founded in 1952 to manufacture planes for domestic sales, but today it supplies various components for foreign aerospace companies. It is a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).

A subsidiary of Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation Hafei Motor, is one of the major automobile manufactures in China.


The 1st factory opened in 1952 to repair aircraft. In 1958, it began producing licensed copies of Soviet aircraft. It produced the Z-5, the Mil Mi-4 helicopter, and the H-5 light bomber a copy of the Ilyushin Il-28.

It then produced the Harbin Y-11 a light twin-engined utility aircraft an aircraft of its own design and not a licensed copy. The Harbin Y-12 which followed, while similar to the Y-11, was a largely new aircraft.


  • Hafei Aviation, a manufacturer of light airplanes, helicopters and aerospace parts.
  • Hafei Motors, a producer of automobile engines; sedans; MPVs; and mini vehicles, small trucks and vans that see commercial use. Subsidiaries include the auto-making Hafei Motor Co Ltd and the engine maker Harbin Dongan Auto Engine Co.

Major products



Patrol/Utility Aircraft



Former Airliner in production

Unmanned Aerial vehicles


  1. 1 2 公司概况. Official Website of HAIG (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 26 December 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  2. Gao, Qun; Li, Peng. 哈飞董事长郭殿满:身正不令则行. 中国航空新闻网 (in Chinese). Archived from the original on 26 December 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  3. "Home Archived 2009-11-23 at the Wayback Machine." (English). Harbin Aircraft Industry Group. Retrieved on August 8, 2014. "ADDRESS: NO,15, YOUXIE STREET, PINGFANG DISTRICT, HARBIN." - Chinese address Archived 2014-08-09 at the Wayback Machine.: "地  址:哈尔滨市平房区友协大街15号"
  4. Aviation Week & Space Technology: 60. 23 October 2013. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-12. Retrieved 2012-04-01.
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