The first Chinese produced aircraft,the CJ-5,successfully completes maiden flight in Nanchang,Jiangxi Province,China.
Successful production trial of New China's first aero engine,the AM-11,in Zhuzhou,Hunan Province,China.
The first Chinese-made multi-purpose civil aircraft,the Y-5,completes its maiden flight in Nanchang.
The J-6 concludes a successful maiden flight in Shenyang.
The H6 bomber,independently assembled in China,finishes successful maiden flight in Harbin.
The Z-5 helicopter passes quality inspections and is certified. On December 5,the J-6 also earns a high quality certification.
The Chinese-made aircraft,the J-7,which is capable of traveling at twice the speed of sound,successfully completes its maiden flight in Shenyang. This is a turning point wherein China now has the capability to independently manufacture the second generation of fighter planes.
The first independently-designed,high-altitude,high-speed,Chinese-made aircraft,the J-8,successfully completes its maiden flight in Shenyang.