CATIC Guyana Y-12II Training Program Completed
5 Pilots and 23 technicians & engineers of Guyana Defence Force (GDF) have successfully finished the specialist training offered by CATIC.
On May 25 2012, the conclusion ceremony of Guyana Y-12II air & ground staff training program and the spare-parts handover ceremony were held in Timai-He Air Force Base, Guyana.
GDF Chief of Staff said on the ceremonies that thanks to the Chinese governmentís support and CATICís efforts, the air and ground staffís abilities of operating and maintaining Y-12II aircraft were significantly improved. This is yet another successful collaboration between Guyana and China which will add value and technical competence to the force.
In 2011, CATIC signed the training agreement of Y-12II air & ground staff and supplying spare parts on the strength of Chinese government aids to Guyana.
China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation (CATIC) Portrait:
With the rapid development and growth of Chinese aviation industry, the gap between the defense aviation products and technology of China and those of other countries in the world is continuously shortened. During the past 30 years, Chinese aviation industry has not only made contribution to Chinese defense with a series of products of superior performance, but also provided solutions of defense construction and specific defense products and related professional service for more than 79 countries in the world. Following the development strategy of AVIC, CATIC is committed to transfer more and more customersí demands into its drive and motivation of development and makes great efforts to be first-class supplier of aviation products, technology and system solutions for customers home and aboard.
Defense aviation products, technology and solutions, and more important the confidence of establishing effective self-defense are offered by CATIC to its customers. CATIC works together with its customers to construct the customersí capability of defense through profound analysis of the defense demands. With professional after-sales service, whole-day technical support and spare parts supply, CATIC is able to free its customers from troubles in the operation and maintenance of its products. The customersí advanced defense capability is improved by CATICís development, modification of the products, technology transfer and supporting introduction. Through in-depth corporation, all-round systematic solutions are created and implemented jointly by CATIC and its customers. CATICís professional fields is sustainably expanded with the growth and development of its customers and Chinese aviation industry. Integration of cutting-edge capabilities such as financing, project construction, business operation and joint sales has been successfully conducted in several customersí countries.
Source: 08 June 2012 - CATIC News
Photo: The Guyana Defense Force Air Corps CATIC Y-12II Training Program (Photo by wikipedia)