U.S. media said the Chinese Air Force search and rescue mission rescue unit has been equipped with the Boeing 737
transport eight tactical transport aircraft is a Chinese imitation of the Soviet AN-12 fixed output machine Data Figure: China with the use of a Boeing 737
According to the U.S. Global Strategic Network February 14 news, the Chinese Air Force is expanding its search and rescue mission 78 (Search and Rescue Regiment, referred to as SAR), its increase with a Y-8 and Boeing 737.
reported that the agency now has 8 Z-8 helicopters for search and rescue downed pilots. Now it has a one Y-8 and Boeing 737, which can stabilize the injury to the medical treatment of patients. Each aircraft can carry 47 stretcher patients and 15 can be sitting walking wounded. Aircraft on a 7-person medical team caring for patients, there are some similar general hospital intensive care unit (ICU) for medical devices.
sources, weighing about 60 tons of propeller transport aircraft Y-8 (based on improvement from the Russian-made AN-12) and US-made C-130 transport aircraft similar. 737 weight 79 tons, is common in China’s routes (some of them controlled by the Chinese Air Force). Z-8 rescue helicopters because of the involvement of the 2008 earthquake relief and has been widely publicized and praised. However, Chinese medical experts have pointed out the lack of large fixed-wing search and rescue mission of medical evacuation aircraft, because they are aware of this aircraft in Iraq and Afghanistan, more and more Americans rely on. (Sri Lanka years)