Workers assemble part of the engine for China’s C919 passenger aircraft at a factory of Shenyang Aircraft Corporation in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters Workers assemble part of the engine for China’s C919 passenger aircraft at a factory of Shenyang Aircraft Corporation in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters
Workers assemble part of the engine for China’s C919 passenger aircraft at a factory of Shenyang Aircraft Corporation in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters

China’s aviation capabilities stuck at ‘low-end’ as military-civil fusion weighs on innovation: official report

  • China’s aviation sector is being held back by the dominant role of the state and the country’s military-civil fusion strategy, says a new Shanghai report
  • The country is only able to make basic aviation parts as a result of inadequate core technology and poor research and development capabilities, the report says

Topic |   China’s military
Workers assemble part of the engine for China’s C919 passenger aircraft at a factory of Shenyang Aircraft Corporation in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters Workers assemble part of the engine for China’s C919 passenger aircraft at a factory of Shenyang Aircraft Corporation in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters
Workers assemble part of the engine for China’s C919 passenger aircraft at a factory of Shenyang Aircraft Corporation in Shenyang, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters
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