On August 21, the president of AVIC Lin Zuoming and deputy manager Gu Huizhong along with delegations came to Cambodian air force base and had a talk with Zhou Pirun, the director of Cambodian defense technology and equipment administration. He highly praised MA-60 and straight-9 helicopter produced by AVIC, and showed intention for further cooperation.
On behalf of the royal force commander in chief, Zhou Pirun welcomed the visit of Lin and his delegations. Zhou said that the two countries have made successful cooperation in the aviation business, and Cambodia had started to put aircrafts like MA-60 and straight-9 helicopter into use. The operation of MA-60 is very effective. Zhou said that MA-60 can not only be used in army transport but also reception of guests. Both the king and the prime minister of Cambodia spoke high of its modernization and high standard after taking an inspection on MA-60. For those straight-9 helicopters putted into use, Zhou said they were further advance the pilot training and improving the capacities of land management and supporting services.