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  1. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    US deal in Zhuhai Airshow puts China planes on world map

    Posted Nov 13th 2014, 07:10am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... company U.S. deal puts China planes on world map Orders for more than 100 Avic planes and helicopters at the Zhuhai Airshow, including a breakthrough deal in the United States, have boosted ... market segment- utility planes," he said. "The ultimate goal is to one day enter the commercial airliner market with bigger planes. That would lead Comac, the Chinese national aircraft ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    VIPs flock to Zhuhai airshow as J-31 stealth fighter takes to the skies

    Posted Nov 11th 2014, 04:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... only the second nation after the United States to have two stealth fighter designs in field testing at the same time. Chinese media reported last year that the J-31, developed by the Aviation ... Minnie Chan in Zhuhai minnie.chan@scmp.com J-31 flypast in Zhuhai makes China just the second nation after the US to have two stealth fighter designs in field testing at the same time ...

  3. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China looks to develop big passenger plane

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 05:06am by AFP

    ... are formidable, with some comparing them to the difficulty of sending a mission to the moon. But the government considers developing a passenger aircraft industry a national priority that would vault it into an elite club of just a handful of nations. At the same time Russia has drawn closer to its ally China in the face of Western sanctions over Ukraine and following two years of discussions, the two ...

  4. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    Civilian pilots keen to fly as airspace opens

    Posted Nov 04th 2014, 05:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Civilian pilots keen to fly as airspace opens The national civil aviation authority says about 500,000 civilian pilots will need to be trained by 2035, up from just ... aviation operating licences, while the wealthy are also eager for permits to fly their own planes. The civil aviation authority's own training unit can only handle up to 100 students a year. ...

  5. News - World - AVIATION

    Engineers say Virgin accident was avoidable, if they had been heard

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 08:44pm by AP

    ... person killed, another person seriously injured. So we've got a lot that has hurt the industry," said Geoff Daly, an engineer who has complained to several United States agencies over ... for a test flight. Authorities have not given any indication on the cause of the accident. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators were on the scene at the weekend and the agency ...

  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Revenue boost for two mainland aviation firms on helicopter sales

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 02:57pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Helicopter sales fuel Avic firms' revenues Two aviation manufacturing units of state-owned Aviation Industry Corp of China (Avic) yesterday reported ... to be announced regarding general aviation development in China may provide share-price support to counter the weak results." The mainland's National Airspace Management Committee has rolled out ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    UN bid to boost air safety backed after downing of Malaysia Airlines flight

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:56am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com UN move to improve air safety welcomed Hong Kong's aviation community has welcomed moves by the UN to improve safety in the skies after a passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine last month. The United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) said it wanted to change how warnings were issued to prevent the type of attack ...

  8. News - World - AVIATION

    Task force on airline safety to be formed after MH17 downing, UN body says

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 09:25pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Montreal The United Nations civil aviation body said it would quickly form a task force on airline safety, noting that while this was complex and politically sensitive, urgent action had to be taken after the recent downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the airline industry and other aviation groups said ...

  9. News - World - AVIATION

    British Airways boss Willie Walsh calls for UN inventory on missiles

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by GDN

    ... the conflict region in eastern Ukraine in early March, based on publicly available information. He would like to see the International Civil Aviation Organisation put pressure on the United Nations ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Millions of Hong Kong fliers delayed by mainland military restrictions

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 11:40pm by Phila Siu

    ... to reach a certain height before one air traffic management unit passes them to another unit. That's the usual practice in busy airspaces in different countries," he said. The Civil Aviation Department said it had set up a working group with its mainland and Macau counterparts in 2004 on how to optimise the airspace. Meanwhile, Ministry of National Defence spokesman Geng ...




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