SAIC (Shijiazhuang Feiji Gongye Gongsi) (Subsidiary of AVIC II)
SAIC (formerly SAMC) has produced Chinese Y-5 versions of the An-2 general purpose biplane since 1970, concentrating since 1989 on Y-5B and C customised agricultural, forestry, tourist and parachutist versions; other products have included W-5 and W-6 ultralight series. With the effective cessation of Polish An-2 production, SAIC is the only company now regularly building new examples of this long-serving biplane. Became part of Xian Aircraft Industrial Group July 1992, but relocated within AVIC II in 1999 reorganisation. Latest venture is a TB20 Trinidad lookalike known as the LE-500 Little Eagle.
Occupies 46 ha (113.7 acre) site, including over 100,000 m2 (1,076,400 sq ft) of covered space. Workforce of 2,803 in April 2001 included 461 engineers and technicians.
Address: PO Box 164, 25 Beihuanxilu, Shijiazhuang, Hebei 050062
Tel: (+86 311) 777 52 83
Fax: (+86 311) 775 29 93