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Hongdu K-8 Karakorum Light Attack and Jet Trainer Aircraft.

Zimbabwe Air Force Chinese built Hongdu K-8 (or JL-8) Karakorum, single engine trainer & light attack aircraft.

Zimbabwe Air force K-8E Karakorum (also known as Hongdu JL-8). Chinese/Pakistan built two seat intermediate jet trainer & light attack a/c, manufactured by Nanchang Aircraft.

21 November 1990 first flight #flighttest of the Hongdu JL-8 / K-8 Karakorum, Chinese jet trainer

Bangladesh has taken delivery of its first eight Hongdu K-8 "Karakorum" trainers that will gradually replace existing Cessna T-37s.In total Bangladesh ordered nine Hongdu K-8 "Karakorum" which will all operate from air base Dhaka.Will help train pilots destined for frontline aircraft such as: Chengdu J-7 and RAC MiG-29

The JL-8  (K-8) is a basic jet trainer which was jointly developed by Hongdu Aviation Industry Group (HAIG) and Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) in order to replace the old jet trainers in service in voth countries.