PLA = People's Liberation Army
Vehicle - Airplanes, Helicopters - Military - In Flight
HAMC = Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation
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A Malinese Air Force Z-9B coming in to land.
Role Medium multi-purpose utility helicopter
Manufacturer Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation
First flight 1981
Status Operational In production
Primary users China
Pakistan Naval Air Arm
Number built 200
Developed from Aérospatiale Dauphin
Variants Harbin Z-19
The Harbin Z-9 (NATO reporting name "Haitun") is a Chinese military utility helicopter. It is a license-built version of the French Eurocopter AS365 Dauphin, and is manufactured by Harbin Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation.