Pakistan to buy MA700 Turboprop aircraft from China

Pakistan, among other countries is already lined up to acquire the $25 million shoulder-winged turboprop-powered airliner known as Modern Ark 700 (MA700) with the ability to operate in complex flight environments. The 86 passenger capacity  aircraft can reach up to 640 kilometres per hour having a range of 2700 kilometres making it ideal for PIA’s domestic flights.

MA700 can also be used by Pakistan Army’s aviation and Pakistan Air force as it is built to operate in difficult situations. According to the Global Times, the company has already received 285 intended orders from 11 clients including Pakistan for its third member of the MA series – that also boasts MA60 and MA600.

Source: Pro Pakistani