On December 31st, a Y12E aircraft was delivered to Ying An General Aviation, a CCAR-135 operator in Yunnan province, China.
The delivery was to fulfill a follow-on order for 2 additional Y12Es placed in January 2020.
Y12E is designed to operate in high temperature and plateau environment, and certified by CAAC in 2001.
As the launch customer, Yin An General Aviation received 2 Y12E aircraft in 2002. Since then, the 2 Y12Es have been in service for passenger and cargo transportation, cloud seeding, forest fire-prevention, aerial photography and survey missions, etc.
Till now, the Ying An Y12E fleet has accumulated 9000 flight hours.