China’s Z-19E helicopter completes firing tests

May 17, 2018 7:15 am janes.com
China’s Z-19E helicopter completes firing tests

The export version of China’s Harbin Aviation Industries (Group) Company (HAIG) Z-19 Black Whirlwind armed reconnaissance/attack helicopter has completed firing tests. HAIG’s parent company, the state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), said in a 16 May statement that the helicopter, which is called Z-19E, showed its “manoeuvrability and operational capability” during the 40-day trails, which began on 29 March. The tests involved the live-firing of air-to-air missiles, air-to-ground missiles,…

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