Chinese Civil Aircraft Y12F certified by FAA TC

AVIC has received information sent by FAA (the Federal Airworthiness Authority of US) saying that the advanced turboprop new-generation general-purpose regional aircraft Y12F, independently developed by AVIC, has been granted the Type Certificate (TC) by FAA.

This is the third FAA TC for the Y12 series following the former two granted to Y12IV and Y12E aircraft. Furthermore, till now Y12F is the unique FAA certified 8-ton commuter aircraft as per FAR Part 23 worldwide and has been put into market.

Y12 series aircraft, developed by AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group Co., Ltd. (AVIC HAIG), is the first civil aircraft series that obtained the TCs of many advanced countries like US, UK and Russia, etc.