27 Agustus 2016
Y-8F 200 transport aircraft of the Myanmar Air Force (photo : Bangkok Post)
On August 22, 2016, Myanmar Air Force held commission ceremony of transport aircraft and training aircraft. Two Shaanxi Y-8F-200 two engine transport aircraft from the people's Republic of China, and 10 units propeller training aircraft Grob G120TP from Germany stationed at the air base Meiktila in Mandalay.
Myanmar Air Force has procured Y-8D transport aircraft from China active previously in 1990, 4 machines with the number 5815, 5816, 5817,5818 and 5819.
Grob G-120TP of the Myanmar Air Force (photo : Myanmar MoI)
The new generation Y-8F-200 for Myanmar Air Force has acquired. Two aircraft for this type used for cargo.
The primary training aircraft propeller Grob G120TP of the Myanmar Air Force has ordered from Germany to supply 10 machines into service in June 2015 and an additional supply of 10 machines for totally 20 units.