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  • WestJet Will Outsource Most Maintenance On 787s

    WestJetoperatesBombardierQ400s,Boeing737NGs,MAXs,767-300sandnow787-9s,ofwhichithasordered10andoptionedanother10.Evenwiththeopeningofanewwidebodyhangar,theairlinewillcontinuetooutsourceheavychecksonit787s,accordingtoVPofTechnicalOperationsJohnKelly.    “Theheavymaintenance,Cchecksandabove,onthe787willbeoutsourcedtoaqualifiedMRO,”Kellysays.“TheMROthatperformsthisworkhasnotbeenselectedyet.”   Supportof787componentsisoutsourcedtoseveralcompanies,includingSafran,LufthansaTechnic,MichelinandAirFranceIndustriesKLME&M.Off-wingmaintenancefor787’sGEAviationGEnx-1BengineswillbeperformedbyAFI-KLMinAmsterdam.LinemaintenancewithinCanadawillbeperformedbyWestJet,whileLHTdoeslinemaintenanceatallofWestjet’sinternationalstations.   WestJettechnicaloperationsteamconsistsofapproximately690staff.Theseincludeafrontlinestaffof560aircraftmaintenanceengineersandasupport staffof130.Thenew787hangarwillassistthisstaffinseveralways.   Westjet’solderhangarswereallnarrowbodyhangarsandcouldnotaccommodate787sor767sinafullyenclosedenvironment.Withitsfirstthree787sbasedinCalgary,thenewhangarwillenableWestJetdoitsshareofmaintenanceon787sandotherwidebodiesindoorsandataveryhighstandard.“Wecanperformlinemaintenanceandlower-levelchecksatthislocationwithouthavingtoferryorroutetheaircraftelsewhere,”Kellysays.Mechanicscannowworkinanew,state-of-artenvironmentatWestJet’slargesthub.   Kellysayshedoesnotplantobringmore787workin-house.Onthepossibilityofsupporting third-party787sinthefuture,hesaysonly,“wewanttomakesurewehaveagoodhandleonourownoperationandensureitssuccess.Afterwebuildupexperienceandoptimize787operations,wewouldconsiderprovidinglinemaintenancetootheroperatorsshouldtheopportunitypresentitself.”   AsWestjet’s787andnarrowbodyfleetscontinuetogrow,itwilladdmorestaffasrequired.Today,Kellydoesnotseeaneedforadditionalfacilities.“Butthatcouldchangeinthefutureastheairlinegrowsandtheindustryevolves.”   OnJune12th to13th,2019,the3rd AnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum willbeheldatCivilAviationUniversityofChina,inthecityofTianjin.Toattract morethan150professional attendeesfromCAAC,AirChina,ChinaSouthernAirlines,HainanAirlines,EasternAirlinesTechnic,XiamenAirlines,SpringAirlines,LoongAir,ChengduAirlines,AMECO,STARCOandetc…   Theforumisdedicatedtoexploringamorescientificandrationalaviationsuppliessupportsystemtoensurecivilaircraftsafetyoperationandmeetsustainableairworthinessstandardsbymeansofdigitalization,integration,intellectualizationandindustrialInternetplatform.   Resister yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 15,2019
  • The Looming Chinese Threat To Airbus And Boeing

    EarlierthisweekCanadiancompanyBombardiermadeanannouncementthatitwassellingoffsubdivisionsinBelfast,IrelandandMorocco.AplantofurtherconsolidateBombardieraerospaceactivitiesintoBombardierAviation.   Whileanassetsalelikethisisn’tcompletelyuncommon,someofthelikelybiddersshouldraiseeyebrowsforsome.TwolargeChinesegovernment-backedorganizations,TheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC)andtheCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)arelikelybiddersforthesedivestedassets.   ChineseInterestinBombardierBelfast WhatisgarneringattentiontomostisthatBombardier’sBelfastfacilityiswherethecompositewingsfortheAirbusA220,formerlyknownastheCSeriesaircraft,aremade.AChinesegovernment-backedorganizationgainingcontrolofapremiertechnologicallyadvancedmanufacturingfacilitylikeBombardierBelfastwilldonothingbuthelpChinaadvanceitsownaviationagenda.   Thankfully,thechancesofAirbuslettingthathappenarequiteslim.Manyindustryanalystshaven’truledoutAirbusmakingabidforthefacilitygiventheexistingjointventurebetweenAirbusandBombardierovertheA220seriesaircraft.   It’snosecretthatChinawantstoloosenAirbusandBoeing’sgripinChineseaviation.Chinesegovernment-backedgroupsareworkingtowardsbuildingaircraftthatcaneventuallyreplacecompetitorsandsplittheduopolyintheglobalaviationmarket.   COMACbuilttheC919,essentiallyacloneofanAirbusfamilyaircraft.Mostoftheindustry,however,hasrejectedthisaircraftasvastlyinferiorandnotarealisticcompetitortoanyoftheestablishedaircraftmanufacturers.   AcquiringEstablishedTechnology However,manyareforgettingthequintessentialChinesestrategywhenitcomestodealingwiththerestoftheworld,playthelonggame.COMAChassetuppartnershipswithmanyaviationcompaniesandtechnologytransferisnotjustapoliticaltalkingpoint.Itisarealthreat.Eventually,theChinesewillbecomeadominantplayerinaircraftmanufacturing,it’sonlyamatterofthemdoingitthemselvesorbyeveryonelendingahand.   AirbushasactuallyevenacceleratedChina’slearningcurvewhenitagreedtocreateanassemblyplantfortheAirbusA320inChinaforfinalassemblyofsomeoftheaircraft.ThisessentiallygivestheChinesetechnicalhands-onexperiencewhenitcomestosomeofthemostcomplexandintricatepartsofaircraftmanufacturing.   BoeingopenedupasimilarfacilityinChinafortheBoeing737MAXaircraftthoughlessintensivemanufacturinghappensatthisfacility.   ChinaisgainingaccesstorefinedWesternexpertiseandisadvancingataratefasterthantheWestduetobeingabletocutoutmuchoftherefinementprocessandjustworkwithdevelopedproducts.   Trade-SecretTheft TheUnitedStatesrecentlyreleasedaPentagonreportstatingthat“Chinausesavarietyofmethodstoacquireforeignmilitaryanddual-usetechnologies,includingtargetedforeigndirectinvestment,cybertheft,andexploitationofprivateChinesenationals’accesstothesetechnologies,aswellasharnessingitsintelligenceservices,computerintrusions,andotherillicitapproaches.”   GeneralJosephDunford,ChairmanoftheJointChiefsofStaff,evenwarnedCongressthatU.S.companiesdoingbusinessinChinawereoftenindirectlybenefitingtheChinesemilitary.Chinaisusingbothlegitimateinvestmentsandpartnershipstoillicitactivitytoacquiredual-usetechnologysuchasaviationtechnologyfromtherestoftheworld.   Justrecently,inthelastweekofApril,theUnitedStatesgovernmentchargedAmericanengineerXiaoqingZhengandChinesebusinessmanZhaoxiZhangofconspiringtostealmillionsofdollarsworthofGeneralElectric’stradesecrets,specificallythoserelatingtoGEAviation,oneoftheworld’spremieraircraftenginemanufacturers.   ThetwowerespecificallyinterestedinGEAviation’sexpertiseinturbinetechnology,akeycomponenttomakingaircraftenginesandanareawhereChinasignificantlylacksexpertise.Chinahasidentifiedaerospacetechnologyasakeypillartoitseconomicandmilitaryobjectives.AviationsoftwareandturbinetechnologydeficitsarecurrentlywhatispreventingChinesecompanieslikeCOMACfrommakingcompetitiveaircraft.   AllofthisispartofChina’s“Madein2025”initiativewhichisaimedatvaultingtheChineseeconomyintohigher-valueandtechnologicallyadvancedareasofcompetitionwiththeUnitedStatesandothercountries.IfAirbusandBoeingarenotsupercautiousabouttheirrelationshipwithChinatheywillseethemselvesovershadowedbyChineseaviationmanufacturerswhousedtheirowntechnologyagainstthem.   Sothat,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019.ItisTheTenthCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForumfrom2009,thethemeofthistimewouldbe‘EnhanceDigitalInnovationCapabilitiestoEnsuretheSafetyandReliabilityofAircraft’,whichmeanswe’dbefocusingontotalkabouttheIntelligentTechnologies,you’dgettoknowhowtheextenttoaircraftmanufacturinghasdevelopedinChinaandinGlobalaswell.Intheforum,you’dhearaboutnewmanufacturingtechnologyinGlobal.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 15,2019
  • CHINA’S FIRST AIRBUS H215 HELICOPTER DELIVERED TO SGGAC

    Aheavytwin-engineAirbusH215helicopterhasbeendeliveredtoChina’sStateGridGeneralAviationCompany(SGGAC).ThecompanybecamethelaunchcustomerfortheH215inChina.   AsubsidiaryoftheStateGridCorporationofChina(SGCC),theworld’slargestutilitycompany,SGGACperformsaerialconstructionandmaintenanceworkalongChina’snetworkofhighandvery-highvoltagepowerlines.     TheH215willjointhecompany’sexistingfleetof15Airbushelicopters,comprisedofH125s,anH120andanH225.ThisadditionwillenableSGGACtoperformnewmissionssuchascablerepair,cablelaying,cargotransportation,andpowerlinepylonsconstructionsindifficult-to-reachareas.   Thehelicoptercomesequippedwitha4.5-toncargosling,hoists,weatherradar,andawire-strikeprotectionsystem.Theconfigurationfeatures17comfortableseatsequippedwithoxygenjacketsforhighaltitudemissions.   “OurcooperationwithAirbusHelicopterssince2012hasbeenatruesuccess.ThankstotheH215’soutstandingperformanceinhighandhotconditionscoupledwithstrongsupportandservicesfromAirbusHelicopters,weareconfidentthatwewillcontinuetodevelopourcapabilitiesperformingnewutilitymissions,”saidWuJielong,ChairmanofSGGAC.   “It’sanhonourtoseeSGGACbecomingthefirstoperatoroftheH215inChina”,saidMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina.“Thisachievementreinforcesthelong-termandstrategiccooperationwehavedevelopedwiththecompany,whichalsobecameacertifiedAirbusHelicopters’maintenance,repairandoverhaul(MRO)centreinChinain2018.”   TheH215combinesadvancedavionicsandareliableplatformforruggedmulti-missioncapabilitiesintheworld’sharshestenvironments.Itsbaselineconfigurationoffersextremelycompetitivedirectoperatingandmaintenancecosts.StandardfeaturesincludeprovenMakila1A1engines,thelatestgenerationflightmanagementsystem,andthemostmoderntechnologies,whichincludesaglasscockpitavionicssystemandtherenowned4-axisautopilotfromAirbusHelicopters’advancedH225.   TheintroductionofthisH215increasesChina’sSuperPumafleettonearly40aircraft,performingawiderangeofmissionsfromoil&gastoaerialworktoVIPtransportation.ThefleetissupportedbyAirbusHelicopters’Chinatechnicalteam,itsapprovedhelicopterMROcentreinShenzhen,andanH225fullflightsimulatorlocatedinBeijing.   Inaddition,Airbus'sH135helicopterassemblylineinJimo,Qingdao,ShandongProvince,isexpectedtocompleteplantconstructionbytheendofthisyearandbecomeoperationalinearly2019.Theinitialproductioncapacityoftheassemblylineisexpectedtohaveanannualoutputof18,andgraduallyimproveaccordingtofuturedemand.   Since2014,AIRBUSHelicopterhas nevermissedeveryCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum . Thisyear,asusual,wearegoingtoinviteEduardoDominguezPUERTA,theheadofUrbanAirMobility atAIRBUS,totalkabout ‘UrbanAirTrafficSolution-BreakthroughInAutonomousFlightTechnology’ atCHIIF2019.TheforumissupportedbyCAACEastChinaGeneralAviationServiceCenterandwillbeheldonJune26th –27th,2019,at ShanghaiJrurongHotel, China.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER  oremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    May 15,2019
  • Boeing Vows Pilot Training And Transparency As It Readies The 737 Max’s Return

    Workerswalkpasta737Max8airplanebeingbuiltatBoeingCo.’sassemblyplantinRenton,Wash.(TedS.Warren/AssociatedPress)   BoeingCo.metwith737MaxoperatorsandlessorsinAmsterdamonTuesday,thefirstofaboutsixsessionsplannedaroundtheworldastheplanemakerlaysthegroundworkforresumingcommercialflightsoftheaircraftaftertwodeadlycrashes.   Executivesareusingthesessionstodiscusshowtomaintainthejetliners,whichweregroundeddaysaftera March10disaster,BoeingspokesmanGordonJohndroesaid.Themeetingswillalsotouchonplansto“turnthefleetbackon”onceregulatorscleartheMaxtofly.Othertopicsinclude pilottraining, softwareupdates andapubliccampaigntobolsterthejet’s bruisedreputation.   “Weknowthatwehaveanumberofareaswhereweneedtoimprove,includingtransparency,”Johndroesaidinaninterview.   Boeingissteppingupcustomeroutreachtwodaysafterrevealingithadknownlongbeforethefirst 737MaxcrashinOctober thatacockpitalertwasn’tworkingthewaybuyersofthejethadbeentold.Themanufacturerisalsofinalizinganupdateforsoftwarethatinbothaccidentspushedtheplane’snosedownuntilpilotslostcontrol.   Thechangeswillneedtobecertifiedbyaviationregulatorsbeforethejetisclearedtoresumecommercialflights,andtheU.S.FederalAviationAdministrationannouncedanewpaneltoreviewthesoftware.   “ThedecisiontoreturntheMaxtocommercialservicerestsinthehandsofglobalregulators,”Johndroesaid.“Inanticipationofthatday,wearemeetingwithourcustomersinregionalconferencestotalkthroughtheactivitiestopreparethefleetandimplementthesoftwareandtrainingrequirements.”   TheFAAisconveningapanelofoutsideexpertsfromtheAirForce,theNationalAeronauticsandSpaceAdministrationandaTransportationDepartmentcentertoreviewBoeing’ssoftwarefixesfortheMax.   Thepanel’srecommendationswill“directlyinformtheFAA’sdecisionconcerningthe737Maxfleet’ssafereturntoservice,”theU.S.regulatorsaidinastatementannouncingtheTechnicalAdvisoryBoard.TheFAAandBoeinghavebeenworkingcloselyonthesoftwareupdate,buttheChicago-basedplanemakerhasn’tcompleteditswork.   ThenewpanelisseparatefromtwootherexistingreviewscreatedbytheFAA.Theagencyhascalledforasummitofinternationalregulatorslaterthismonthtodiscussitssafetyanalysisoftheaircraft.   TheFAAisalsoconductingaJointAuthoritiesTechnicalReview,whichconsistsofeightothercountriesandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency,thatwillexaminetheMax’soriginalcertification.Thatworkisexpectedtotakethreemonths,withinitialmeetingsheldinSeattlelastweek.   TheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgencyisrunningitsownreviewofthe737Max’sdesignandvowednottoallowflightsofBoeing’stop-sellingjetuntilitsprobeisfinished.   AlsoEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency willspeakforthe5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 whichwillbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,PADB,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 15,2019
  • Codename ‘TRUEngine:’ GE Aviation and Microsoft Reveal Aircraft Parts Certification Blockchain

    GEAviation,whichsuppliesjetenginestoabout60%oftheglobalairlineindustry,hasbuiltasupplychaintrackandtraceblockchainwiththehelpofMicrosoftAzure.     GEAviationDigitalGroupaimstosharetheblockchain,aself-builtderivativeofethereum,acrossanindustry-wideconsortiumofpartners.Theledger’susecase,whichisaboutmonitoringandcollatingdatatiedtothemanufactureandlifecycleofcriticalaircraftengineparts,couldscarcelybemorepertinentgiventherecenttravailsofBoeing.     DavidHavara,blockchainCTO,GEAviationDigitalGrouptoldCoinDesk:   “Ourvisionisbeingabletotracepartsastheyaremanufacturedandtheenginewhenit’sshipped.Thenhowthatengineperformsinthefield,whentorepairitandthenre-enteritintothefield.”   WhileGEAviationsellsaircraftenginestocommercialairlinesandthemilitary,GEAviationDigitalGroupisabusinessunitwithinthatwhichemployssome700staffgloballyandsellssoftwareexternallytotheindustry.Aswellasblockchain,thegroupturnsoutarangeof3Dprinting,IoTanddatasciencesolutions.   HavarasaidhisteamhadbeenworkingforamorethantwoyearswithpartnerslikeMTUMaintenancetobuildtheblockchain,apermissionedforkofethereum.   “Whatwearecallingit,kindofinternally,is‘TRUEngine,’”saidHavara.   Havingablockchainwillstructuredatathat’scriticaltothisecosysteminasingleformatandbringittousers’fingertips;typicallytheprocessofdataanalysiscaninvolvethreadingbackthroughmultiplevendorsandERPsystems,notedHavara,adding:     “Ifyouthinkaboutit,aqualityeventintheaircraftengineindustryiscatastrophic.Andtoresearchthattakesmonthsofmanualtime.Drivingefficiencies,accountability,andvisibilityintotheprocessofmakinganenginewillmakeusallsafer.”   MikeWalker,seniordirector,appliedinnovationanddigitaltransformation,atMicrosoft,likenedtheledgertoa“tapestry.”Hesaidithashadtheeffectof“stitchingtogethertheirentiresupplychainintooneview–soyou’vegotafullunderstandingofallthepartners;you’vegotoneecosystemrepositoryinsteadofhundreds,ifnotthousands.”   Blockchainboneyard Aircraftenginesareliquidassets:overafiveyearperiod,some60%ofthemchangehands,makingdocumentationandcertificationsimportant.PartoftheprocessinvolvescustomerslikeDeltaorBritishAirways,forexample,maintainingflighthistoryrecordsofhowmanycyclestheyhaveflownoneachpart,datawhicharethenreturnedtoGEAviationsothattheappropriatepartsarereplacedinatimelymanner.Thishasledtoapaper-basedconundrum,saidHavaras.   “Wecan’tsellthoseusedpartsbackintotheopenmarketwithouttheproperpaperwork,”hesaid.“Whichisreallyacrisisintheindustryatthemoment.AtourwarehousefacilityinTexas,therearetensofmillionsworthofdollarsofinventoryorphaned,becauseoverthelast20yearswedidn’thaveadigitalsolutiontogetthatpaperworktosellthosepartsbackintothemarket.”   WalkerofMicrosoftadded:“Sowhatwehavedonebringscostoptimizationandsignificantsafetyimprovement,butnowweareexposinganewbusinessmodel.WearecreatingaprofitcenterforwhatIlovinglyreferredtoas‘theboneyard’inTexas,whereessentiallytheyputallthesepartswheretheydon’thavetheGEAviationgenuinepaperwork–andyoucandothatforalltheotherboneyardsouttheretoo.”   AlthoughhecouldnotmentionthenamesoftheindustryplayerswhohavebeeninvitedtojointheTRUEngineconsortiumatthistime,Havarasaid:      “Wearetargetingcompanieswhohavealreadyboughtourengines–soitcouldbeDeltaorSouthwestorBA–andtheyhaveamaintenancecontractwithus.WehaveakindofrazorandbladesbusinessmodelwherewesellyoutheengineandthenyouwillsignamaintenanceagreementtobeTRUEnginecertifiedandwewillmaintainthat;sowearerollingthisouttoourmaintenanceagreementbase.”   Walkerdefinedtheblockchainas“aproductionpilot”usinglivedataandbusinessprocesseswithrealcustomers.“Sowehavegotacontrolledrollout,atrickleeffect.Sowewillhavethreeorfourairlinesandthenanothertrickleouttoreachfiveorsix.”   Havarasaidthepricingmodelfortheservicehasnotyetbeenformalizedbutadded:   “Wearereadytosellthisservice.Weareactivelyengagingwithcustomersnowandmoreairlinesareaskingaboutiteveryday.”    Regardingthe3DprintingtechnologyofAeroengine,thisyearwewillsetupatopicnamed‘ApplicationAndDevelopmentOfTitaniumAlloy3DPrintingTechnologyInTheManufactureOfAeroEngineBladesAndRouletteManufacturing’ atthe8th ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithThe10th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2019)willbeheldon September26th -27th inthecityofXi’an,China. Furthermore,wewillinviteAECCShenyangAeroEngineResearchInstitutetotalkabouttheDevelopmentOfAeroEngineParts,CoreEnginesAndEngineTestingTechnology,toletthedelegatesknowmoreaboutChineseaeroenginemarket.   Formoredetails 3DprintingtechnolgoyofAeroengine,pleaseclick REGISTER  oremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    May 15,2019
  • Bombardier Levels Up On Engine Services In China

    Bombardier'sservicecenterinTianjin,ChinahasreceivedauthorizedservicecenterstatusfromRolls-Royce,GeneralElectric,andHoneywell,enablingthefacilitytoserviceallenginesfittedontheBombardierbusinessjetportfolio.ThisincludestheRolls-RoyceBR710A2-20ontheGlobal5000,GeneralElectricCF34ontheChallenger600family,andHoneywellHTF7000ontheChallenger300family. TheCanadianaircraftmanufacturerisalsolaunchinganewlinemaintenanceserviceattheTianjinservicecenter,offeringAOGmobilerepairalongwithscheduledandunscheduledmaintenanceservicesonChallengerandGlobalaircraftregisteredintheU.S.,Europe,Canada,Bermuda,CaymanIslands,Aruba,Qatar,IsleofMan,SanMarino,andGuernsey. “Currentlyweholdabouta31percentmarketshareintheregionbut,inordertogrow,wemustnotonlyhaveagoodportfolioofaircraft,wemustalsoincreaseourservicesandcapabilitiestosupportthesecustomers,”saidKhaderMattar,Bombardiervicepresidentsales,MiddleEast,Asia-Pacific,andChina.“Wehaveinvestedalotofmoneyintheservicessector,andwiththatweareconfidentthatwecanbenumberonesoon.” Headdedthatmanylocalbanksarenowbeginningtosupportthefinancingofjetpurchases,andthatwillalsospurthegrowthofjetsalesinChina. Bombardier’sGlobal7500,C-FXAI,arrivedforitsairshowdebutatABACE2019afterflyingtoShanghaifromSingapore.AfterABACE,theaircraft—thefirstaircraftdelivered,whichisbeingleasedbackfromtheowner—willspendtwoweeksinChinabeforetouringAfricaandthenwillbeflowntotheEBACEshowinGenevainMay.TheGlobal7500isthelargestpurpose-builtbusinessjetandfeaturesafour-zoneinteriorwithabedroom,entertainmentroom,andtwopassengerseatingzones.Thenewjetcanfly7,700nmwitheightpassengers,andhasahigh-speedcruiseofMach.90andlong-rangecruiseofMach.85. LastChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,DavidRIORDAN,theSeniorEngineeringAdvisor(SEA)andChiefTechnicalEngineerofBombardierAerostructures&EngineeringServices,hasgivenapresentationabout‘AdvancedNacelleTechnologiesForImprovingPerformanceOfAircraftPropulsionSystems. Thisyear,gatheringover180delegateswithalllevelsoftheindustry,suchasGovernment,Aero-engineOEMs,MachineTools,Equipment,Parts&Components,Cutter,Software,SurfaceTreatment,Testing,Metal&Composites,Assemblies andsoon,8thChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithThe10thAnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2019)willbeheldonSeptember26th-27thinthecityofXi’an,China. Formoredetails,pleaseclickREGISTERoremailto:marketing@galleon.cc

    Apr 29,2019
  • China's Airbus H135 Final Assembly Line Starts Operations

    AirbusHelicoptershasexpandeditsindustrialfootprintandpartnershipwithChinawiththeopeningoftheH135finalassemblylineinQingdao.ThefactoryisthefirsthelicopterFALbuiltbyaforeignmanufacturerinChina,aswellasthefirstH135FALoutsideofEurope.   TheopeningofthisFALfollowsacooperationagreementsignedbetweenAirbusHelicoptersandChinain2016forthepurchaseof100H135sdestinedfortheChinesemarket.Ninety-fiveofthese100helicopterswillbeassembledonthisFALfrom2019onwards.   Maincomponentsincludingthemainfuselage,maingearboxkitsandrearfuselagewillbeshippedtoQingdaofromDonauwörth,GermanyandAlbacete,Spainrespectively.   The6,500sqmQingdaoplantiscomposedoffourworkingstations,apaintbooth,groundandflighttestareas,andadeliverycentre.Thesitewillemployaround40people,23ofwhomreceivedon-the-jobtraininginDonauwörth.   Thefirstaircraftroll-outfromQingdaoisexpectedtotakeplaceinthesecondhalfof2019.Operationswillstartwithanannualcapacityof18helicopters,whichcouldbedoubledtoaccommodatefuturegrowth.   "BeginningtomanufactureH135sinQingdaomarksthestartofanewchapterofSino-Europeancollaboration,aswebecomethefirstforeignhelicoptermanufacturertoopenamanufacturingfacilityinChina,"saidMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina."ThisachievementisatestamenttoourcontinuedcommitmenttotheChinesehelicopterindustryandthestrongspiritofcooperationthatexistsbetweenusandourChinesepartners."   TheH135isoneofthemostpopularlighttwin-enginehelicoptersinChina,mainlyoperatinginhelicopteremergencymedicalservices(HEMS),searchandrescue,lawenforcement,firefightingandtourism.Todate,around1,300helicoptersfromtheH135familyareinoperationaroundtheglobe,havingachievedmorethan5millionflighthours.   PresentinChinaformorethan50years,AirbusHelicoptersholdstheleadingpositioninChina'scivilhelicoptermarketwitharound300helicoptersflyingacrossthecountryserving83customers.GiventherapiddevelopmentoftheHEMS,publicservicesandoffshorewindindustriesintheChina,apotentialdemandfor600lighttwin-enginehelicoptersisexpectedoverthenexttwodecades.   Since2014,AIRBUSHelicopterhasbeenourgreatsupporterforCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum everyyear. Besides,it’sourgreathonourtoinviteanotherInternationalHelicopterOEM– LeonardoHelicoptertogiveourgreatsupportbypresentationatourconference.TheSpecifictopicisinfurthercommunication.CHIIF2019,hostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,willbeheldonJune26th –27th,2019,at ShanghaiJrurongHotel, China.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER  oremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    Apr 29,2019
  • GAMECO Becomes Boeing Supplier For MRO Support

    Boeing[NYSE:BA]andGuangzhouAircraftMaintenanceEngineeringCompanyLimited(GAMECO)havesignedanMROservicesagreementtoworktogethertoprovideMROsupportintheAsia-Pacificregion.ThroughthisagreementBoeingwillprovideMROmaintenancetrainingandaccesstomaintenancedataandtechnicalsupport,whileGAMECOcommitstomaintainingBoeing’srigorousqualitystandardsforMROservices. “WorkingwithGAMECOsupportsourcommitmenttomeetingtheneedsofourcustomersintheAsia-Pacificregion,”saidKenShaw,vicepresidentofSupplyChainforBoeingGlobalServices.“ByworkingwithanMROproviderintheregion,wecanutilizetheirexistingfootprintandtalenttobestservetheneedsofthelocalmarket.” ThisagreementalsobolstersGAMECO’scapabilitiesandmaintenancesupportofBoeingairplanes. “Thisisatremendousopportunityforus,ouremployeesandourcustomers.WearepleasedtobecomeaBoeingsupplier,tosupportabroadrangeofnewBoeingproductsandservices,benefitfromBoeingextensiveexperienceandtooffernewproductspecifictrainingtoouremployees,”saidNorbertMarx,CEOandgeneralmanagerofGAMECO.“WelookforwardtocollaboratinginsupportofthecomprehensiveMROneedsacrossthemarket.” WithongoingtrainingprovidedbyBoeing,GAMECOisexpectedtomeetorexceedtherequirementstobeaBoeingsupplierofenhancedcompositesandcomponentsrepaircapabilities,landinggearoverhaulandotherMROservices. Therefore,CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2019(CAOSTIF2019)isscheduledtobeheldinTianjinonJune12th-13th,2019.Theforumwillbringtogetherovertwo-hundreddelegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,OEM,PartsandComponentsManufacturer,AviationSupplier,LeasingCompany,DomesticandForeignAirlines,MROProvider,UniversityandInstitute,andAviationAuthorities&Regulators.GAMECOandBoeingastwocoreattendeeswillnotonlybringtopicsforthemselvesrespectively,alsotheyareinvitedintoapaneldiscussionregardingtheNewAviationMaterialDemandForecastingSystem. Onthisoccasion,youcanseizetheopportunitytoacquirethelatestChinaMROmarket,strengthenthebrandeffect,improvethemarketvisibility,showthevalueofyourcompany'sproducts,andestablishyourownpotentiality. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 29,2019
  • Mitsubishi Aircraft Nears Final MRJ70 Design

    JapanesemanufacturerMitsubishiAircraftCorp.isclosetofinalizingarefineddesignfortheMRJ70,theshorterversionofits MRJ regionaljet,andbytheendofJune,twoadditionalMRJ90prototypeswillbereadyforMRJflighttesting,MitsubishiAircraftpresidentHisakazuMizutanisaid. Astheprogramworkstowardmakingamuch-delayedfirstdeliveryinmid-2020,Mizutanisaidthecompanyisaimingtoachieve simultaneousairworthinesscertificationfromtheJapanCivilAviationBureau(JCAB)andthetwoforeignagenciesthatareconductingshadowauditsontheMRJ, theEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA) andthe FAA. AftermorethanthreeyearsofcompanyevaluationofMRJprototypesintheair,certificationflighttestingundersupervisionoftheJCABbeganMarch3.Thespecificsubjectofthecertificationworkisthe88-seatMRJ90version,whichthe76-seatMRJ70istrailingbyaboutoneyear. ThecompanysaidinNovember2018itwaslookingathowtorefinetheMRJ70,sayinganew“concept”wasrequiredbecause10yearshadpassedsincethelaunchofMRJdevelopment.Theworkisalmostdone.“Wearealmostattheendofconceptstudyingandaretryingtosummarizeouropinions,”MizutanitoldreportersinTokyo.MitsubishiAircraftprovidedexcerptsfromhisremarks.Thestudiesintoimprovementshavefocusedoneconomics,passengercomfortandenvironmentalperformance. TheMRJ70islookingincreasinglyimportanttotheprogram,asmajorUSairlines’pilotcontractscontinuetoforbidoperationofaircraftasheavyastheMRJ90bycarriersunderoutsourcingcontracts.Nonetheless,MizutanisaidtheMRJ90shouldbethepriorityasMitsubishiAircraftseeksmoreorders. Companyflighttestinghasreachedabout2,600hr.InMarchandApril,ithasincludedcrosswindtesting.Sincecompanyflighttestinghadtotaled2,400hr.inearlyNovember,thepacehasevidentlynotbeenfastinthepastfivemonths,presumablybecausethefocushasshiftedtocertificationflighttesting. FAAtookpartinfamiliarizationflightsinMarch,andonMarch27issuedaletterofauthorization,signalingitswillingnesstoformallyparticipateinflighttesting. Theprogramatfirstplannedtouseaconventionaltotaloffiveflight-testaircraft,butrealizedin2016thatthedesignneededchangestoavoidarisktoobtainingatypecertificate.Thatimpliedaneedforoneortwomoreprototypesforthetesteffort,toverifythereviseddesign;inFebruary2018,MitsubishiAircraftannouncedthetwoadditionalprototypeswouldbebuilt.AllsevenareMRJ90s. Theextratwoareinthefinalstageofproductionandwillbeaddedtoflighttestinginthesecondquarter,Mizutanisaid,emphasizingtheircompletionanddeploymentintheflight-testingeffortasthefirstofthreeprioritiesforthecompany.Theotherprioritiesarepreparingtypecertificationdocumentationandtrainingpilots,especiallyforlaunchcustomerandinitialoperatorAllNipponAirways(ANA). WhenMitsubishiAircraftmajorityownerandpartnersformedMitsubishiAircraftandbeganMRJdevelopmentonApril1,2008,thefirstdeliverywasdueinthelastquarterof2013.Fivedelayssincethenhavebeenmainlyattributabletodifficultiesinmeetingcertificationrequirements. Under thisbackground,the"2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 29,2019
  • FAA Panel Signs Off on 737 Max Training Plan

    AUnitedAirlinesBoeing737Max9aircraftlandsatSanFranciscoInternationalAirportonMarch13,2019inBurlingame,California.TheUnitedStateshasfollowedcountriesaroundtheworldandhasgroundedallBoeing737MaxaircraftfollowingacrashofanEthiopiaAirlines737Max8. (CNN)AFederalAviationAdministrationpanelfoundchangesBoeingmadetoa737Maxstabilizationsystemtobe"operationallysuitable,"andgaveathumbsuptotheplanemaker'splansfortrainingpilotsabouthowthesystemworks. AFlightStandardizationBoard,comprisedofpilotswhoflythe737,saidinadraftreportreleasedTuesdaythatitreviewed"themodifiedManeuveringCharacteristicsAugmentationSystem"andconcludedsimulator-basedtrainingisnotnecessaryforpilotswhoflewthepreviousversionofthe737.Thecompanyhasproposedacomputer-basedtrainingthatwillfamiliarizepilotsupgradingfromthe737NGserieswiththeMCASsystem. Theboard'sdraftreportisastepforwardforBoeingasitworksto returnthe737Maxfleettotheair.Aftertwoweeksforpublicreview,theFAAisexpectedtopublishafinalboardreport. UnitedAirlinesiscanceling737MaxflightsthroughearlyJuly. TheMCASsystemhascomeunderscrutinyfrominvestigatorsreviewingtwofatal737Maxcrashes--theLionAircrash inOctoberandthe EthiopianAirlinescrash inMarch. Boeinghasbeendevelopingandtestingasoftwarechangetothesystemthatwillnowfactorininputfromasecondsensor. Theboard'sreviewprocessincludestestflights,andBoeingCEODennisMuilenburgsaidlastweekthesoftwarehasbeentestedonnearly100testflights. Thereviewonlylookedatthetraining,andnotatthesoftwareitself.BoeinghasnotyetsubmittedthesoftwarechangetotheFAAforcertification,theagencysaidinastatementonTuesday,butthesubmissionisexpected"inthecomingweeks." BoeingdidnotrespondtoarequestforcommentonTuesdayafternoon. Flightsafetyandtrainingefficiencyimprovementhasalwaysbeenthemosthighlyconcernedtopicinpilottraining,underthebackground,the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeholdonSeptember24th-25th,2019 in Sanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Apr 29,2019
  • "The 8th Civil Avionics International Forum" was Successfully Held in Shanghai

    "The8thCivilAvionicsInternationalForum"wassuccessfullyheldinShanghaionApril16th-17th.TheconferencewashostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,ChineseAeronauticalEstablishment;guidedbytheDepartmentofEquipmentIndustry,MinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnology,AirworthinessCertificationDepartmentofCivilAviationAdministrationofChina,AirTrafficManagementBureau,CivilAviationAdministrationofChina,ShanghaiMunicipalCommissionofEconomyandInformatization;supportedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute,AVICXACCommercialAircraftCo.,Ltd.,AVICZhuhaiGeneralAviationR&DandManufacturingBase,andChinaHelicopterDesignandResearchInstitute;organizedbyChinaAeronauticalRadioElectronicsResearchInstitute,AVICXi'anAeronauticalComputingTechnologyResearchInstitute,AVIAGESYSTEMS,KeyLaboratoryofIntegratedTechnologyofAvionicsSystem,co-organizedbyGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. YAOJunchen,Secretary-GeneralofChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,presidedovertheopeningceremony,andLIUGaozhuo,HonoraryChairmanofChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,deliveredtheopeningspeech.Nearly500participantsfrom11countriesincludingtheUnitedStates,Canada,JapanandGermanygatheredatthescenetoparticipateintheCivilAvionicsInternationalForum.Therewasaprofessionalsub-forumonthesecondday,andthepeaknumberofparticipantsreached700.Atotalof133excellentpaperswerecollectedandasmanyas10mediaparticipatedintheforum.Inaddition,workshopforairworthinesscertificationhavebeenaddedtohelpcolleaguestofurtherexploreprofessionalissues. LIUGaozhuo,HonoraryChairman,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics Airworthinessisthesafetystandardofcivilaircraft.CAIYong,DeputyDirectoroftheElectronicandElectricalDivisionoftheShanghaiAircraftAirworthinessCertificationCenterofCAAC,andDirectoroftheInformatizationOffice,pointedoutthattheairworthinesscertificationinChinacurrentlyfacestwomajorchallenges.Oneisthechallengebroughtbytherapiddevelopmentofnewtechnologiesandapplications,andtheotheristhelackofexperienceofairworthinesscertifiers.Facedwiththesechallenges,CAIYongsaidthatinrecentyears,theAirworthinessDepartmenthasalsomadealotofexplorations.In2018,theCAACAirworthinessCertificationOfficeinCOMACwasformallyestablishedtotrytochangethewayofsupervision.Secondly,theairworthinessdivisioncarriedoutnationwidetrainingonthestandardizationofairworthinessrepresentativequalificationlastyeartofurtherstandardizetheoperationofairworthinessreview. CAIYong,DeputyDirector,E&EDivisionDirector,InformatizationOfficeShanghaiAircraftAirworthinessCertificationCenterofCAAC Asoneofthemostrepresentativeindustriesinthehigh-techindustry,theindependentinnovationcapabilityoftheaviationindustryisparticularlyimportant.Theforumalsolaunchedaheateddiscussionontopicssuchascabinreformandinnovation.FlorenceREUZEAU,HumanFactorsExecutiveExpertofAirbusArchitecture&IntegrationinFrance,stressedthat"Themostimportantinnovationinhuman-machineinteractionistoconsiderhumanfactors,becausehumanfactorsaretheendpointoftechnologicalinnovationandthefinaluseofthistechnology,sohumanfactorsneedtobepaidattentiontoandintegratedintothedesignaspect." FlorenceREUZEAU,HumanFactorsExecutiveExpert,Architecture&Integration,Airbus Thetwo-dayforumwasasuccessandattractedrelevantgovernmentagencies,OEMs,electronicequipment,researchinstitutionsofavionicssystems,suppliers,aswellasrelevantuniversitiesandenterprisesfromhomeandabroad.Theforumfocusedontheairworthinesscertificationrequirementsofcivilaircraftavionicssystem,thedevelopmentandapplicationtrendofnewavionicstechnologies,aircraftoperationalsafety,reliability,maintainability,testingandotherrelatedissues. Withthethemeofinnovation,openness,sharingandsecurity,theforumaimsatbuildaninternationalexchangeplatformforstrengtheningcooperation.Atthesametime,onthepremiseofprotectingintellectualpropertyrights,technologyexchangeandcooperationhavebeenrealized.Itisexpectedthatmoreexpertsandscholarswilljoininnextyeartopromotetheprogressanddevelopmentofcivilaviationelectronicindustry.

    Apr 23,2019
  • The Power of Data,The Power of Connected ——“2019 Connected Aircraft China Congress” Was Successfully Held in Shanghai

    Accordingtothedevelopmentforecast,by2035,Chinaannualpassengernumberwillreach1.4billion,andcivilaviationitselfhasbecomeamassivedatacarrierthatbringstogetherpeople,logistics,businessflow,informationflowandcapitalflow.Astheindustrycontinuing toimprovethesafetymanagementandoperationlevelofcivilaviation,optimizing operationandoperationalefficiency,andimproving passengersatisfaction,theon-boardinterconnectionfacesunprecedentedopportunitiesfordevelopment.Throughtheanalysisandapplicationofreal-timeinterconnectedbigdata,theairportnetwork,routenetworkandinformationnetworkwillbedeeplyintegratedanddeveloped,andthecivilaviationnetwork,digitizationandintelligencewillbefullyrealized. HostedbytheCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologySub-committeeofCSAA;OrganizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.the"2019 ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress (CAC2019)"wassuccessfullyheldinShanghaifromApril17thto18th.Atthebeginningofthecongress, XIN Xudong,DeputyGeneralManagerof COMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd. gaveanopeningspeechtothecongress,andexpressedawarmwelcome. CAOQuanxin,ResearcherFellow, DirectorofAirborneInformationDepartment, COMACResearch andDevelopment Center,mentionedtheimprovementoftheeconomyandsafetyofcivilaviationthroughtheinterconnectionaircraft.TheResearch andDevelopment Center closelyfocusesonaircraftmaintenance.Collaborationinareascloselyrelatedtothemainframe,suchassafety,remotetechnicalservices,andcrisisoperationperformanceimprovement,pursuesahigherlevel,achievingcomfortandenvironmentalprotection. ZHANG Nan,ChiefArchitect,EBG,ChinaAviationIndustry ofHuaweiTechnologiesCo.,Ltd.,saidthatHuaweiisveryoptimisticaboutairbornecommunications.And he introduceHuawei'sworkondoing A2Gcoverage,andhopesthattherewillbemorecooperationinthefuture.Throughtheconstructionofconnectedaircraft,thedigitalworldwillbebroughttoeveryone,everyfamily,everyorganization,andtheintelligentworldofallthingsconnected. SHIGuangyu,EngineeringDepartmentofChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyCo.,Ltd.,proposedtheairworthinesscertificationmethodforaddingandrefittingwirelesstransmitterequipment. Threeproposalsweregiven.First,thegroundelectromagneticcompatibilitytestT-PEDtestqualificationandapprovalmethod.Second,theidentificationofthewirelesstransmitterequipmenttypeapprovalcertificate,theparticipationoftheAirTrafficControlBureau.Andthird,theneedtoidentifythefrequency,networkandbusinessofwirelessequipmentUsePolicy. Thecongress attractednearly300delegatesfromdomesticandforeignsatellitecommunicationcompanies,airlines,universitiesandenterprises. Throughkeynotespeech,paneldiscussions,exhibitions,businessmeetingsandmediainterviews,thecongress discussed issuesrelatedtothedevelopmentprocessofChina'scivilaviationconnected aircraftintermsofindustrypolicydynamics,developmenttrendofcivilaviationinterconnectionmarket,andadvancedsatellitecommunicationtechnology. Looking forwardmoreindustryexpertsandleaderstoparticipateinthecongress nextyear.

    Apr 23,2019
  • China-Developed ARJ21 Regional Aircraft Realizes 10,000 Flight Hours

    China-developedARJ21regionalairplaneshaverealizedatotalof10,000safetyflighthoursincommercialoperationasoftheendofMarch,accordingtoChengduAirlinesThursday. BytheendofMarch,thefleetofARJ21airplaneshavecarriedaround320,000passengersshuttlingaroundChinesecities,saidChengduAirlines. BasedinChengduinSouthwestChina'sSichuanprovince,ChengduAirlineslaunchedtheARJ21aircraft. Todate,ithasreceived11ARJ21airplanesandusedthemtoconnectmorethan20domesticcities,mostlysecond-tiercities. ChengduAirlineshasbeencontinuouslyusingtheaircraftmodelbyexpandingacross-regionairroutenetworkwithbothtrunkandregionalroutes.AndthefleetsizeofARJ21airplaneswillincreasesteadily,saidtheairline. DevelopedbytheCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC),theARJ21isChina'sfirstindigenouslydevelopedregionalpassengerjetliner. Itisdesignedwith78to90seatsandhasarangeof3,700km.Itcanflyinalpineandplateauregionsandisadaptivetovariousairportconditions. ThefirstARJ21airplanewasdeliveredtoChengduAirlinesin2015.ItconducteditsfirstcommercialflightonJune28,2016. Asanimportantsymbolofthecountry'stechnology,economy,nationaldefensestrengthandindustrializationlevel,theaviationindustryisparticularlyimportanttovigorouslydeveloptheChineseaviationindustry.Theaviationindustryisanimportantindustrythatdrivesthedevelopmentofthenationaleconomy.Thedevelopmentandproductionofadvancedaviationproductswillinevitablydrivethedevelopmentofcutting-edgetechnologies.Therefore,theaviationindustryistheenginethatpromotesindustrialtransformationandupgrading. AccordingtotheMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnology,theNationalDevelopmentandReformCommissionandotherministriesandcommissions,the"ThirteenthFive-YearPlanforNationalEconomicandSocialDevelopmentofthePeople'sRepublicofChina","MadeinChina2025",clearlypointedoutthatitisnecessarytovigorouslypromotetheorganizationofinnovationandindustrializationspecialprojects,majorengineeringaviationEngineeringequipment.Atthesametime,smartmanufacturingwillbethetoppriorityinvariouspolicyplanstopromotemanufacturingdevelopmentduringthe13thFive-YearPlanperiod.Aeronauticaldigitalmanufacturingtechnologycanrealizedigitalcontrolandrapidmanufacturingofaviationproducts,butdigitalmanufacturingtechnologycannotachieveadaptive,self-optimizedintelligentprocessingofaviationproducts.Inordertoachievehigh-quality,high-efficiencyandlow-costproductionofaviationproducts,itisnecessarytocarryoutresearchonaviationintelligentmanufacturingtechnologyandpromotethetransformationandupgradingofaviationmanufacturing.However,for"smartmanufacturing",theabilitytoimprove"manufacturing"hasbecomethecorethatouraviationindustrymustfocuson.Atpresent,China'sdependenceonforeignimportedproductsishigh,whichalsogreatlylimitsChina'sfurtherdevelopmentofintelligentmanufacturing.Therefore,effortstopromotecoretechnologicalbreakthroughs,upgradeofkeytechnologicallevels,andenhancementofkeyinfrastructurematerialsandcorecomponentmanufacturingcapabilitieswillbeChina'ssmart.Toachievetheprerequisitesforthedevelopmentofleapsandbounds,andinordertoenhanceChina'stechnologicalstrength,enhancetheinternationalcompetitivenessofthemanufacturingindustry,andachievealargemanufacturingcountryintheaviationindustry,wemustvigorouslydeveloptheaviationindustry. Therefore,the"2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,HardwareManufacturer,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbus. Onthisoccasion,youcanseizetheopportunityoftheChineseCivilAircraftmarketdemand,strengthenthebrandeffect,improvethemarketvisibility,showthevalueofyourcompany'sproducts,andtalkwithkeycustomersaboutcooperationprospects. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement For Repair Services With MTU Maintenance

    10th April,2019:Pratt&Whitneyhassignedalong-termagreement(LTA)withMTUMaintenance(MTU)forrepairservices.MTUwillworktoofferadditionalsupportforPratt&Whitneyoperationalcommercialengines,includingthePW2000,PW6000,andtheInternationalAeroEnginesV2500. "TheagreementmarksthefirstLTAthatAftermarkethassignedwithMTUforoperationalcommercialenginerepairservices.MTUisnotonlyapartnertoPratt&WhitneyonthePratt&WhitneyGTFengineprogrammebutisalsoakeysupplierforouroperationalcommercialenginerepairrequirements,"saidHeatherWalton,seniordirector,AftermarketSupplyChainatPratt&Whitney."WehaveastrongrelationshipwithMTUandhaveworkedcloselyinthepasttoprovidesupportforourcustomers.Weareexcitedtocontinuetobuilduponthatrelationshipwiththemthroughourvariousfleetsofoperationalcommercialengines." TheV2500engineisprovidedthroughIAEInternationalAeroEnginesAG,amultinationalaeroengineconsortiumwhoseshareholderscomprisePratt&Whitney,adivisionofUnitedTechnologiesCorporation;Pratt&WhitneyAeroEnginesInternationalGmbH;MTUAeroEnginesGmbHandJapaneseAeroEnginesCorporation.   Accordingtostatistics,theinvestmentofAsia-pacificairlinesinaviationmaterialinvento?ryis4to5timeshigherthanthatofEuropeanandAmericanairlines.Thereasonsaremainlyattributedtorelativelyhighsparepartsguaranteerequirements,moreinteriordecorationrenovationandrefit,inefficientcustomsclearance,lackofaviationmaterialsharingmechanism,geographicallocationfartherfromtheoriginalfactory,largepassen?geraircraftwithahigherproportionandotherfactors.Amongthem,theoriginalfactory(OEM)isthebiggestbeneficiaryintheaviationmaterialindustry.Inthefuture,OEMwillgainmorebenefitsintheaviationmaterialfieldbycontinuouslypenetratingtheafter-salesmarket.Third-partyserviceproviders(MRO)andairlinesarelookingformorewaystoavoidtheirinterestsbeingcompressed.   Underthisbackground,the3rd AnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForumwillheldinthecityofTianjinonJune12th -13th,attractaviationauthorities&regulators,morethan30+airlines,10+MROs&OEMs,parts&componentssuppliers,LeasingCompanieswillparticipateinthisyear’sforum.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Honeywell And Volocopter To Research And Develop Navigation Solutions

    Honeywell(NYSE:HON)andVolocopterhavesignedanagreementtojointlytestanddevelopnewnavigationandautomaticlandingsystemsforVolocopter’sverticaltakeoffandlandingaircraftastheemergingeraofurbanairmobilitymovesclosertodeliveringanewbreedofcleaner,saferandsmarterairvehicles. ThisagreementlaunchesHoneywell’sextensiveautonomoussensingandflighttechnologies,includinginertialmeasurementunits,attitudeheadingreferencesolutionsandpotentiallyotherurbanairmobility(UAM)innovations,intothisrapidlydevelopingtransportationmarket.ThesesolutionsfeatureandbuildontechnologiesdevelopedunderEurope’sCleanSky2andSingleEuropeanSkyAirTrafficManagementResearch(SESAR)2020industryandgovernmentcollaborationprograms.HoneywellandVolocopteraimtoproveandmatureexistingtechnologiesbytestingandevolvingvarioussensor-basednavigationsystemsforuseinfully-electricverticaltakeoffandlandingaircraft.Thesetestswillhelpthetwocompaniescreatenewtechnologiesforurbanairmobility. “Congestionandtrafficjamscontinuetobetimekillersforpeopleinmodernmegacities.Newtimesaving,environmentallyfriendlysolutionsarerequired,andairtaxiswillcertainlybeoneofthem,”saidJanHendrikBoelens,chieftechnologyofficer,Volocopter.“Honeywell’swealthofexperienceandknowledgeinthedevelopmentofnext-generationavionicstechnologiescombinedwithourmanufacturingexpertisewillmakeautonomous,on-demandairmobilityarealityacrosstheworld.AkeygoalofourcollaborationistoflyaHoneywellinertialmeasurement-basedattitudereferencesystemsolutioninoneofourVolocoptersin2019.” Urbanairmobilitycomprisespersonalairvehicles,suchasflyingtaxis,withon-demandavailabilityandwillprovidefasterandmoreefficientmovementofpeoplewithincitiestoimprovesafetyanddecreasetraffic.Thesepassengerserviceswilleventuallyincludetheuseofautonomousvehicles. Honeywellhasanextensiveaviationhardwareandsoftwareproductportfolio,includingadvancednavigationtechnologiesandfly-by-wireflightcontrolstailoredfortheuniqueneedsofUAMaircraft. “HoneywellisexcitedtobeworkingwithVolocopter,aglobalpioneerintheemergingindustryofurbanairmobility,”saidCarlEsposito,president,ElectronicSolutions,HoneywellAerospace.“Ourgloballegacyofinnovationservesallairspaceusers,asdemonstratedthroughourinvolvementintheCleanSky2andSESAR2020programs.” “AlongsideVolocopter,wewillbebuildingonourfundamentalexpertiseofnavigationsensorsolutionsplusotherlandingexpertise,movingusclosertotherealityofurbanairmobility,”Espositosaid.“OurglobaloutlookstemsfromyearsofworkingalongsideorganizationssuchastheFederalAviationAdministrationandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency.Thiscollaborationhasallowedustoexplorethechallenges,opportunitiesandsafeintegrationoftechnologiesandaircraftincivilairspace.” Honeywellhasmorethan100yearsofexperiencehelpingtodevelopaircraft,anditsproductsflyontensofthousandsofairplanesandrotorcraftworldwide.Earlierthisyear,thecompanyannouncedanotherUAMdevelopmentpartnership,andwillcontinuetoidentifyopportunitiesoverthenextfewyearstohelpbringourknowledgeandexperiencetocompaniesbuildingUAMvehicles. 2019CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum,hostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,willbeheldonJune26th–27th,2019,inShanghaiCity,China.ThistopicofthisforumwillcoverthewholeindustrychainofCivilHelicopterwillbeastellargatheringwhichhasattractedtheindustryopinionleadersfromtheTop3ChinaHelicopterOEMsincludingChinaHelicopterDesignandResearchInstitute,AVICHarbinAircraftIndustry(Group)Co.,Ltd.andAVICChangheAircraftIndustry(Group)CorporationLtd. WewillalsogatherourorganizingcommitteeincludingHoneywell,CollinsAerospace,ThalestoshareinsightsatCHIIF2019.  REGISTERyourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Singapore, ICAO Renew Partnership To Augment Aviation Training

    10thApril,2019: SingaporeandtheInternationalCivilAviationOrganization(ICAO)haverenewedtheirpartnershiptodevelophumancapitalfortheglobalaviationsector. ThenewMemorandumofUnderstanding(MOU)wassignedbyKhawBoonWan,CoordinatingMinisterforInfrastructureandMinisterforTransport,andOlumuyiwaBenardAliu,PresidentoftheCounciloftheICAOattheWorldCivilAviationChiefExecutivesForum2019.TheMOUwillexpandandextendtheSingapore-ICAODevelopingCountriesTrainingProgramme(DCTP)foranotherthreeyearsfrom2019to2022. Accordingtotheagreement,SingaporewillcontributeUS$2.1million(oraboutS$2.9million)inthecomingthreeyearsfor330fellowshipsand10scholarshipsaspartofSingapore'scommitmenttowardshumancapitaldevelopmentininternationalaviation.Thenumberoffellowshipshasgoneupto300underthelastMOU,andservestohelpmeetthedemandfromdevelopingcountriesformoretrainingplaces.TheDCTPwillcontinuetobesponsoredbybothSingaporeMinistryofForeignAffairsandtheCivilAviationAuthorityofSingapore(CAAS). TheDCTPwillprovidefellowshipsandscholarshipswhichwillbeadministeredbyICAOforparticipantsfromdevelopingICAOMemberStatestoattendspecialisedaviationprogrammesattheSingaporeAviationAcademy(SAA),thetrainingarmoftheCAAS. Thesoaringdemandforcivilaviationandtheconsequentfleetexpansionspeedarefarhigherthanthegrowthrateofthenumberofdomesticcaptains, Underthebackground,the5thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019willbeholdonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Galleon and Multiax Visit China Commercial Aircraft Composite Center

    OnDecember13,2018,withthecoordinationandrecommendation ofGalleon Corporation,DavideMeneghel,headofMultiaxTechnicalServiceCenter,visitedCOMAC CompositeMaterialsCenter.Theotherrepresentatives IncludesJinHongming,Secretary-GeneralofShanghaiSociety ofAeronautics, ZhangYifei,GeneralManagerofGalleon AviationServiceCo.,Ltd,andLiRan,ExecutiveDirectorofGalleonMediaCo.,Ltd. Theywere receivedbyXuYingqiang,DirectorofCompositeMaterialCenter, Secretary ofGeneralPartyBranch andDirectorofCompositeWorkshopofShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.Themeeting discussedabout thecooperationopportunitiesofthesecondphaseofChinaCommercialAircraftCompositesProject. OnSeptember5th, 2017,David,the FounderandSalesDirectorofMultiax, visited GalleonCorporation.Afterthenegotiation,bothparties confirmedthatGalleon istheexclusiveagency of Multiaxin GreaterChina aviationmarket.Afterover oneyearofmarketresearchandmanyvisits,Galleon assistedMultiaxsuccessfullyconnected withCOMAC CompositeCenterandweareexpectingfurthercooperationinthefuture. Italian MultiaxCo.,Ltd.wasfoundedin1995.Itisaninnovativehigh-techmodernenterpriseintegratingscientificresearch,development,productionandselling.Itisalarge-scalefive-axisCNCmachiningcenter that specializingin design,manufactureandhighqualityandcost-effective products.It ismainlyusedfortheprocessingofnon-metal,compositematerials,aluminumandothermaterialsproductsandmolds.

    Mar 29,2019
  • Genesys Aerosystems To Certify Popular HeliSAS Stability Augmentation System

    GenesysAerosystemstocertifypopularHeliSASStabilityAugmentationSystem   GenesysAerosystemsannouncedthatithasbeguntheSupplementalTypeCertification(STC)processforitsVFRversionoftheHelicopterStabilityAugmentationSystem(HeliSAS)autopilotfortheBell505JetRangerX.   “GenesysAerosystemshasalreadyworkedwiththepreviousmodelsofBellHelicopterssuchasthe206B,206L,and407toofferthebenefitsofHeliSASasaretrofitoptionandwewanttoextendtheenhancedcapabilitiestoownerscurrentlyenjoyingtheversatilityofthe505”,saysJamieLuster,GenesysAerosystemsDirectorofSales.“Thestabilityaugmentationisidealforthelight-weightBellplatform,anddecreasestheworkloadsignificantly.”   Weighinglessthan15pounds,theGenesysAerosystemsHeliSAShassetthestandardforimprovingthesafetyandenhancingthecapabilitiesofhelicopters.Thesystem’sadvancedabilitiesreducesingle-pilotworkload,whileprovidingprecise“hands-off”controloftheaircraftduringallmodesofflight–regardlessofwindconditionsorshiftsintheaircraft’sweight.   KeyfeaturesoftheGenesysAerosystemsHeliSASAutopilotandStabilityAugmentationSysteminclude:   Automaticrecoverytonear-levelflightattitudeatallairspeeds. Systemengagementthroughoutallphasesofflightfromstartuptoshutdown. Complete2-axisautopilotfunctionality. Lightweightandlowercostcomparedtoothersystems. CurrentpricingfortheGenesysAerosystemsHeliSASautopilotandstabilityaugmentationis$70,259.Pricingincludesallequipmentrequiredincludingtheinstallationkit;pricingdoesnotincludeinstallation,however.ThecompanyexpectstoreceivetheFAASTCinthe3rdquarterof2019,withEASAcertificationtofollow.Ordersarecurrentlybeingacceptedthroughauthorizeddealers.   “We’vehadanumberof505owners,manyofwhichhadourHeliSASontheirprevioushelicopter,showconsiderableinterestinaddingHeliSAS,”Ms.Lustersaid.“OnceapilotexperiencesflyingwithHeliSAS,itiseasytounderstandthevaluethesystembrings”   Whencomplete,theBell505willaddtothegrowinglistofapprovalsthecompanyalreadyhasforHeliSASinstallationsonotherpopularhelicoptersincludingtheAirbusEC130T2,EC130B4,EC120andAS350series,theBell206B,206L,and407models,RobinsonR44,R66.TheIFRversionoftheHeliSASgainedapprovalontheAirbusEC-145einFebruary2019.   OnJune26th -27th,withCAACEastChinaReginalAdministration’ssupport,wewillgathersystemsuppliersincludingThales,Honeywell,CollinsAerospace,Turbomeca,Parker,liebherretc.tosharetheirindustryleadinginsightsatCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum (heldinconjunctionwithEastChinaGeneralAviationDevelopmentForum )inShanghai.ItwillcoverthewholeindustrychainofcivilhelicopterincludingManufacturing,Operations,MRO,Leasingandsoon.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER .

    Mar 29,2019
  • JetTech STCs Garmin TXi Displays in Citations

    JetTechhasreceivedFAAapprovalofitssupplementaltypecertificate(STC)forinstallationofGarmintouchscreenG600andG700TXidisplaysintheCessnaCitation500,501,550,551,S550,and560.TheG700TXicanbeinstalledinthemodel500,550,S550,and560equippedwiththeSperrySPZ500autopilot,whiletheG600TXiisSTC’dforthemodel501and551equippedwiththeSPZ500.TheTXidisplaysmeasure10.6inches.Customerscanoptforeitherasingleordualdisplayinstallation,pairedwithGarmin’sGTN650/750GPStouchscreennavigators. “It'sanaturalupgradepath,whichallowsexistingcustomerstoincludeflightmanagementsystemfunctionalitythroughanintuitivetouchscreeninterface,”saidRobIrwin,founderandmember/managerofJetTech.“Theresultwillbefasterplanning,chartrendering,single-fingerzoomcontrol,andplentyofoptionsforPFD,MFD,andEIS[engine-indicatingsystem]functions.” OtherbenefitsoftheTXiinstallationincludefullycoupledWAAS/LPVinstrumentapproachesandVNAVguidancetohelpwithflyingcomplexRNAVarrivalprocedures,accordingtoJetTech. TheTXidisplayscomewithsyntheticvision,HSImappingoverlays,andcustomizablecrewprofiles.TAWS-Bisoptional. JetTechhasinstalledtheTXidisplaysinitsCitationIIanddemonstratedthesetupinOctoberatNBAA2018. At8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum),wewillsetupapaneldiscussionaboutNewDevelopmentOfCockpitDisplayControl SystemForCivilAircraft atShanghaiJeurongHotelonApril16th-17th.TheparticipantsincludesJulianK.CHANG,theAssociateTechFellow(ATF)fromBoeingCommercialAirplane,COMACShanghaiAircaftDesignandResearchInstitute,ChinaAeronauticalRadioElectronicsResearchInstitute,JimZHOU,PrincipalStrategicDevelopmentManagerfromCollinsAerospaceandStefanENGELS,RegionalDirectorofStrategicRelationshipManagementfromJEPPESEN–ABoeingCompany. ToclickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Mar 29,2019
  • China Goes Airbus: Purchases 300 Aircraft

    AirbusandChinaAviationSuppliesHoldingCompany(CAS)signedaGeneralTermsAgreement(GTA)coveringthepurchasebyChineseairlinesofatotalof300Airbusaircraft. TheGTAcomprisesof290A320Familyaircraftand10A350XWBFamilyaircraft,reflectingthestrongdemandinallmarketsegmentsincludingdomestic,lowcost,regionalandinternationallonghaulfromChinesecarriers. AccordingtoAirbus’latestChinaMarketForecast2018to2037,Chinawillneedsome7,400newpassengerandfreightersaircraftinthenext20years.Itrepresentsmorethan19percentoftheworldtotaldemandforover37,400newaircraft. BytheendofJanuary2019,thein-serviceAirbusfleetwithChineseoperatorstotaledsome1,730aircraft,ofwhich1,455areA320Family,and17areA350XWBFamilyplanes. Withmorethan14,600A320Familyaircraftorderedandover8,600delivered,theA320istheworld’smostsuccessfulsingle-aisleaircraftFamily. TheA350XWBistheworld’smostmodernandeco-efficientaircraftfamilyshapingthefutureofairtravel.Itisthelong-rangeleaderinthelargewide-bodymarket(300to400+seats). Inthenexttwodecades,Chinesecivilaircraftmarketwillhaveastrongdemandrate,including4631trunkairlinersand726regionalaircrafts,whichvaluedat$648.1billion.By2030,customertraveldemandinChinaisexpectedtoincreaseby5%,civilaviationwillbecomethemainwayforthepublictotravel.Inthenext10years,civilaircraftcapacitywillincreaseby25%.Civilaircraftproductionwillpresenttwotrendsandchallenges:theinfluenceoftheriseofnewmanufacturersandsupplychain.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticshosted10thAnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019).CAIIFisaninternationalforumfocusingonglobalco-operationandadvancedtechnologyintheChineseaircraftmanufacturingindustryaswellastherelatedpolicythatmightbeadaptanduseduringtheseprocesses. CAIIFdelegateshaverepresentedtheirorganizationseachyearthroughthought-provokingpresentations,paneldiscussionsandboothexhibits;aswellasscoresofone-on-onebusinessmeetings,manyleadingtonewventureswithChinesepartners.Asthe10thannualindustrialevent,CAIIFwillbeheldinthecityXi’an,CHINAonSeptember26th-27th2019. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 29,2019
  • Magnetic MRO Expands CAMO Services

    MagneticMROhasgainedapprovalfromEASAforcontinuingairworthinessmanagementorganisation(CAMO)servicesfortheAirbusA330,Boeing777andEmbraer145aircraft. Theupdatedapprovalsgrowthecompany’sreachinthewidebodysegment,followingonfromitsacquisitionearlierthismonthofDutchMRODirectMaintenance,aspecialistinwidebodylinemaintenance.AspartofthebuyoutfromIreland-basedDirectAviationGroup,MagneticMROwilltakeonDirectMaintenance’sexistingservicesfor787andA380aircraft. DirectMaintenance’slinemaintenancecapabilitiescoverAirbusA340,A380andA350aircraft,aswellasBoeing747,777and787aircraft.Inaddition,italsocatersforEmbraer170and190aircraftandMD-11s.MagneticMROtookon11linelocationsintotal. AndreiPavlov,MagneticMRO’scontinuingairworthinessmanager,saystheexpansionoftheCAMOcapabilitycomplementsthecompany’srecentbusinessacquisition.“Thisstrategicalignmentcertainlycreatesagoodbase ofsynergyforMagneticMRO’sfuturebusinessachievementsinthewide-bodymarket,”hesays. HeaddsthattheCAMOapprovalwasextendedtoaidexistingrelationshipswithcustomers,whilepotentiallycreatefuturepartnershipswithnewones. MagneticMROfirstgainedPartMSubpartGcertificationfromEASAforCAMOservicesinApril2015havingsubcontractedsuchservicesformorethanadecade. Accordingtostatistics,theinvestmentofAsia-pacificairlinesinaviationmaterialinvento?ryis4to5timeshigherthanthatofEuropeanandAmericanairlines.Thereasonsaremainlyattributedtorelativelyhighsparepartsguaranteerequirements,moreinteriordecorationrenovationandrefit,inefficientcustomsclearance,lackofaviationmaterialsharingmechanism,geographicallocationfartherfromtheoriginalfactory,largepassen?geraircraftwithahigherproportionandotherfactors.Amongthem,theoriginalfactory(OEM)isthebiggestbeneficiaryintheaviationmaterialindustry.Inthefuture,OEMwillgainmorebenefitsintheaviationmaterialfieldbycontinuouslypenetratingtheafter-salesmarket.Third-partyserviceproviders(MRO)andairlinesarelookingformorewaystoavoidtheirinterestsbeingcompressed. Underthisbackground,the3rdAnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForumwillheldinthecityofTianjin onJune12th-13th,attractaviationauthorities&regulators,morethan30+airlines,10+MROs&OEMs,parts&componentssuppliers,LeasingCompanieswillparticipateinthisyear’sforum. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 4,2019
  • Lufthansa Aviation Training Selects Spatial To Manufacture Boeing 777-9 Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer

    Spatialaproviderofcabincrewtrainingsimulators,hasbeenselectedbyLufthansaAviationTraining(LAT)tomanufactureaB777XCabinEmergencyEvacuationTrainer(CEET). DesignedandbuilttomeetLAT’sexacttrainingrequirementsandinternationalregulatorystandards,theB777X CEET willenablecabincrewtobecomprehensivelytrainedinallsafetyandemergencyprocedures(SEPs)forthisaircrafttypeincludingfireandsmoketraining,doorandexitoperation,securecockpitproceduresandemergencyequipmentusage. TheCEETwillbefittedwithacuttingedgeaudio-visualsystemprovidingforwardandcabinviewsaswellasvirtualslidedeploymentsattheoperationaldoorsencompassinganumberofpotentialemergencyscenariosandaircraftmalfunctions. Oncebuilt,theCEETwillbeshippedandinstalledat LAT’slargesttrainingfacilityinFrankfurt. Moreinnovatedsimulatorswererequiredbyairlines,onntheotherside,thesoaringdemandforcivilaviationandtheconsequentfleetexpansionspeedarefarhigherthanthegrowthrateofthenumberofdomesticcaptains, Underthebackground,the5thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019willbeholdonSeptember24th-25th,2019inSanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 29,2019
  • Carriers To Offer Next Generation Wi-Fi Services This Year

    Thenext-generationin-flightWi-Fiservices,whichwillprovidesimilarinternetspeedsandconsistencyofhomeandofficenetworks,islikelytobeavailablelaterthisyearondomesticandinternationalflightsofChineseairlines. USaerospacecompanyHoneywellandBeijing-basedAirEsurfingInformationTechnologyCoLtd(ARE)signedacooperationagreementthisweekinBeijing,givingChinesecarriersaccesstohigh-speedin-flightWi-FiservicesthatrelyontheKaband.AREwillberesponsibleforsoftwaredevelopment,localdistributionanddiscussionswithairlines. Thenewserviceswillbe10to100timesfasterthanthecurrentavailablein-flightWi-FithatusestheKuband.AdaptedandcustomizedtotheChinamarket,thenewserviceswillprovidebroadbanddataconnectivityandsignificantlylowerthecosts. "Wehavebeenintouchwithmorethan40Chineseairlines,andallofthemareveryinterestedininstallingthenewin-flightWi-Fiservices.AirChinaishopefulofbecomingoneofthelargestcustomers,"saidGuoMan,presidentofARE. "Thechangefromthecurrentavailablein-flightWi-Fitothenewoneisliketheimprovementfrom2Gto4G.Thecostswillbeloweredaswell,andweareaimingtoprovideWi-Fiservicesthatareaffordableorevenfreetoeveryoneinthefuture,"hesaid. AviationofficialsfromChinaareyettoapprovetheuseofWi-FiservicesreliantonKaband.HoneywellandAREbelievethatoncethesolutioncomesout,theauthoritieswillsupporttheidea,tomeetthegrowingdemandfrompassengers. Currently,about300aircraftinChina,whichmakeupforlessthan10percentofthetotalfleet,areequippedwithWi-Fiservices.ThecurrentonethatreliesonKubandissusceptibletoinstabilityandlostconnectionsduringaflight,especiallywhentheairplaneisflyingoveroceans. "IambullishonthegrowthpotentialofsuchWi-FiservicesinChina.ItwillgiveChineseairlinesacompetitiveedgeinaglobalizedmarket,"saidStevenLien,Asia-PacificpresidentofHoneywellAerospace. "Chinaplaysasignificantroleinourglobalgrowth,andwearecommittedtoworkingwithlocalpartnerstohelpadvancethecountry'saviationindustry,"hesaid. TheinternethasbecomeanessentialpartoflifeinChina,andtheideaofin-flightWi-FiisimmenselypopularamongChinesepassengers.About90percentofthosesurveyedsaidtheavailabilityofin-flightWi-Fiwouldinfluencetheirchoiceofairlines,accordingtoanearlierreportofInmarsat,aLondon-basedproviderofglobalsatellitecommunicationservices. ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019(CAC, held at Shanghai JeurongHotel on April17th-18th) isaseriesofactivitiesinthesameperiodoftheCAIF,whichisatopmanagement-gatheringplatformthatofficiallyhostedby CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologySub-committeeofCSAA.Supportedby ChinaEasternAirlinesCo.,Ltd.,COMACShanghaiAircraftDesign andResearchInstituteandTaikoo(Shandong)AircraftEngineeringCo.,Ltd.OrganizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,CAC2019willbeheldtoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,growancillaryrevenuesandimproveoperationalefficiency.Morethan30+airlinesandaround180professionalattendeesareexpectedtoparticipateinthisyear’scongress. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 29,2019
  • The 4th Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum Was Successfully Held in Shanghai

    Duringtheperiodof"the13thFive-YearPlan",ourcountrytoorganizetheimplementationofmajorscienceandtechnologyprojectsasthegripper,continuetopromotethedevelopmentofhigh-endequipmentmanufacturingindustry,fullswingandimplementationoftheaero engineandgasturbinemajorprojects,promotethedevelopmentoflargeaircraftengine,advancedhelicopterengine,heavydutygasturbine andotherproducts,andinitiallyestablishthebasicresearch,technologyandproductdevelopmentofindependentinnovationofaero-enginesandgasturbines.    SHIJianzhong ChairmanofShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics   The4thCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForumwassolemnlyheldinShanghaiHongqiaoLinkongEconomicDemonstrationZonefromMarch20thto21st.IthostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,Co-organizedbyAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.,SupportedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,ShanghaiHongqiaoLinkongEconomicDemonstrationZone,CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,Ltd.,ChinaEasternAirlines,AircraftStrengthResearchInstituteofChina,ChinaBaowuSteelGroupCorporationLimited,andorganizedbyGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.     SUNYin,ViceDirector ShanghaiHongqiaoLinkongEconomicZoneOfficeofChangningDistrict   Attheinvitationoftheorganizingcommittee,JINHongming,Secretary-GeneralofShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,presidedovertheopeningceremony,SHIJianzhong,ChairmanofShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,deliveredtheopeningspeech,andSunYin,VicedirectorofShanghaiHongqiaoLinkongEconomicZoneOfficeofChangningDistrict,deliveredthewelcomespeech.   Innovation-driven,PromotingIndustrialDevelopment   Astheheartofaircraft,aero-engineisknownasthe"flowerofindustry",whichdirectlyaffectstheperformance,reliabilityandeconomyofaircraft,andreflectsthestrengthofacountry'sscience,technology,industryandnationaldefense.Comparedwithdevelopedcountries,Chinaisstillintheinitialstage,thedevelopmentsystemisnotyetmature,theenginemanufacturingbackwardseriouslyrestricts allkindsofnewmachineryand equipment.Therefore,howtopromotethedevelopmentofaviationindustryandimprovethelevelofaero-enginedevelopmenthasbecomeoneoftheurgentproblemstobesolvedinChina.   JIN Wei,HeadofAviationIndustry attheEquipmentIndustryDevelopmentCenteroftheMinistryofIndustryandinformationTechnology,pointedoutthatimprovingenginetechnologymainlyfocusesontwoaspects:innovationandcooperation. Innovation shouldstartfromthreeaspects:marketability,technologicalabilityandintegrationability. Itmustfocusonsafetyfirst,marketdemandasthetraction,innovationthroughtechnicalcooperation.Engineopeningandcooperationisthemaintrendinthefuture,andalsothemainstreamtrendintheworld.Throughopensharingandcooperation,wecannotonlybettercopewiththechallengesfacedbytheaviationindustry,butalsopromotetheprogressofthewholeindustry. Atpresent,Chinacontinuestoexpanditsopeningupintheaviationfieldandoptimizeitscooperationenvironment.Chinawillpromotethecontinuousdevelopmentoftheaviationindustrythroughmulti-channelopencooperationmode.                                                                    JINWei HeadofAviationIndustry attheEquipmentIndustryDevelopmentCenter MinistryofIndustryandinformationTechnology   NextGenerationEngine-CR929PowerIntegrationSelection   AccordingtothelatestglobalmarketforecastissuedbyAirbus,theannualgrowthrateofglobalairpassengertrafficis4.5%inthenext20years(2016-2035).Morethan33,000aircraftofclass100andabove(including32,425airliners and645cargoaircraft thatcancarry morethan10tons)needtobeadded,withatotalvalueofabout$520million.By2035,theglobalfleetofpassengerandcargoaircraftwilldoublefrom19500todaytoabout40,000.   ThisforumhasarousedheateddiscussiononthetopicofChina-Russianlong-distancewide-bodypassengeraircraft.LiGeping,DeputyChiefDesignerofCR929Wide-bodyAircraftfromCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute,focusesontheintegrationofengineandpowerdeviceoflong-rangewide-bodyaircraftunderthethemeof"PowerIntegrationConsiderationsforAdvancedLong-rangeCommercialAircraft".Fromthepointofviewofcustomerdemand, putforwardthechallengesfacedbycommercialaircraftresearchanddevelopment, andfromtwoaspectsofmanagementandtechnologygivesthecorrespondingcopingstrategies.    LIGeping DeputyChiefDesignerofCR929Wide-bodyAircraft COMACShanghaiAircraftDesignerandResearchInstitute   Aimingatthedevelopmentofinnovation-drivenaero-engine,YANG Yi, generalmanagerassistant ofAECCCommercialAircraftengineco.,LTD.,saidthattheYangtzeriver1000A,adomesticenginesupportingCR929,isacceleratingthecoreenginetestandthewholemachinetestoftheverifier.Inaddition,thedomesticmodeloftheYangtzeRiver2000Awide-bodyengineequippedwithCR929isalsocarryingoutcorrespondingdesignschemesandtechnicalresearch,includingtheimprovementofcapacity. Atthesametime,he saiditwouldcustomizetheengineequippedwiththeARJ21changjiang500tobetterserveCOMAC andmeettheneedsoftheChinesemarket.     YANGYi,GeneralManager Assistant AECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,LTD   TechnicalAnalysisAndRequirementsOfEngineCabinDesign   Aero-enginenacellesarethecoreequipmentoftheengine,involvingaircraftperformance,operationalsafety,systemreliability,weight,costandenvironmentallyrelevantkeyaerospacetechnologies.DavidRiordan,EngineeringFellow,NacelleDesign&PowerplantIntegration atBombardierAerostructuresandEngineeringServices,mentionedthatthenacellesystemprovidesaveryimportantfunctionforthepropulsionsystemoftheaircraft,removestheairsupplyandexhaustoftheengine,anditsshapealsoensuressmoothairflow.Intheprocess,noisereductionandventilationareprovided,sothestructureofthenacelleismoredemandedinthefaceofinclementweather.Inthisregard,Davidbelievesthatthethreekeyareasofinnovationthataffecttheengineanditsnacelleinthepropulsionsystemare:continuedoptimizationofthegasturbineengineanditsnacelle;increasedintegrationbetweenthefuselageandthepowerplant;andelectrification.Optimizedturbofanenginesandtheirnacellesarelikelytobethepreferredconfigurationforrecentcommercialaircraftprojects,whilethenacellesystemusesmoreelectricaltechnologytoachievea“greenerdesign”goal.     DavidRiordan,EngineeringFellow,NacelleDesign&PowerplantIntegration BombardierAerostructuresandEngineeringServices   ChallengesAnd The FutureOfEngineMaterial   Theadditivemanufacturingtechnologiescommonlyusedintheaeroengineindustryaremainlydividedintotwocategories.Thefirstoneismetaladditionandnon-metaladdition.Amongthem,metaladditiontechnologyisthemostwidelyused.Themostpopulartechnologyislaserselectivemelting.Theotheroneislasermeltdeposition.HOU Huipeng,the3DprintingprojectteamofAECCShanghaiCommercialAircraft EngineManufacturingCo.,Ltd.,introducedtheachievements ofCAEMinmanufacturinginrecentyears,anditsmetaladditivetechnologyhasagreatadvantageintheapplicationofaero-engine.Theprocessisshort,flexible,canmeettheneedsofparts,shortenthedevelopmentcycle;andsignificantlyimprovethedesignfreedom,toachievelow-costrepairofhighvalue-addedparts.     HOU Huipeng,3DPrintingProjectTeam AVICShanghaiCommercialAircraft EngineManufacturingCo.,Ltd.   LI Jiarong,deputychiefengineer,research fellow ofAECC Beijing Institute of AeronauticalMaterials,described themostimportantkeymateriallistofaero enginehotendcomponentsfromthreeaspects:singlecrystalsuperalloytraceandimpurityelements,smallanglegrainboundaryandfatiguebehavior.Severalimportantissuesinthedevelopmentofcrystallinesuperalloys.InChina,thehigh-puritycontroltechnologyofmulti-cyclestep-by-stephigh-temperaturerefininghigh-temperaturealloywasinvented.Thesmall-anglegrainboundaryofsingle-crystalsuperalloywasstudiedfrommulti-scale.Theinfluenceofsmall-anglegrainboundaryonthepropertiesofthealloywasobtained,andthesmall-anglegrainboundarywasimproved.Atthecontrollevel,thefatiguecrackinitiationandfracturemechanismofsinglecrystalsuperalloyswerealsostudied,andthemechanismoftheactionofcarbidesinthesecond-generationsinglecrystalfatiguetrainingwasrevealed.ThefatigueperformanceofDD6alloyishigherthanthatofthesecondgenerationsinglecrystals PLA1484inEuropeandAmerica.     LI Jiarong,DeputyChiefEngineer AECC Beijing Institute Of AeronauticalMaterials   Theforumattracted atotalof250guestsfromdomesticandforeigngovernmentagencies,industryorganizations,OEMs,aeroenginedevelopmentunits,aviationenginepartssuppliers,relateduniversitiesandenterprises.Focusingonthedevelopmentneedsoftheglobalcommercialaeroengineindustry,thefocusisonindustrypolicy,globalcooperationincommercialaero enginemarketandlocalizationinChina,advancedpowersystemintegrationofcivilaircraft,intelligentmanufacturingtechnology,additivemanufacturingtechnology,andsimulationtechnology,advancedtestandtesttechnology,advanced aero enginematerialsresearchanddevelopmentissues.   Duringtheforum,guestsspokefreelyand exploredtheinnovativedevelopmentpathofthecommercialaviationengineindustry,andjointlyplannedtocreatevalueandmutualbenefitandwin-winstrategy.Throughtheplatformofthecommercial aero engineShanghaiInternationalForum,itcreatedagoodenvironmentfor technicalexchange,cooperativeinnovationandcollaborativedevelopment.   Throughkeynotespeech,paneldiscussions,exhibitions,businessmeetingsandmediainterviews, theforumdiscussed issuesrelatedtothedevelopmentofChina'scommercialaviationenginesaroundindustrypolicydynamics,enginedevelopmenttrends,advancedprocessingtechnologiesandtechnologies. Looking forwardtohavemoreindustryexpertsandleaderstoparticipateintheforumnextyear.

    Mar 26,2019
  • Duncan Aviation Expands its Nebraska Aircraft Battery Shop

    12th March,2019:DuncanAviationexpandsitsaircraftbatteryshopspacetoalmost1,400-square-feetatitsLincoln,Nebraska,location.Theexpansionhasbeenbeneficialforthecompanyastheyhaveaddedanewbatterycooler,receivedalotofbenchspaceandnewadvancedtestsetswhichincludes2400wprogrammableDCelectronicloadbanks,lead-acidanalyzers,andmainNiCadchargeranalyzers.   Theaddedspacehasledtoincreaseinproductivitywithstreamlinedproductionprocessesandimprovedsafetybyreducingtheriskofinjurytoteammembersordamagetobatteriesandequipment.   Thisequipmentconsistsofeverytestset,batterycharger,andcapacitygaugeavailabletocarryoutcapacitychecks,testing,andmaintenanceforeveryaircraftbatteryinserviceonbusinessaircraftinusetoday.   Eachweektheshopseesabout85to100batteriesandonanaverage75percentofbatteriesarechecked,charged,andreturnedtocustomerswithinfivedays.Nearly45percentofthebatteriesthattheshopreceivesisfrominternationalcustomersincludingaircraftoperators,industrypartners,OEMs,competitors,andinternationalmilitary.   BrianTeeters,TeamLeadersaid,“WhentheLincolnfacilityaddedtwonewmaintenancehangarsin2014,thebatteryshopsawanincreaseinbusinessfromaircrafton-siteformaintenance.”   ThecompanyhascontinuedtogrowwiththeadditionofthenewDuncanAviationmaintenancehangarinProvo,Utah. Thebatteryshopwhichisof251-square-foothasdedicatedroomsforbothleadacidandNiCadbatteryservices.   Accordingtostatistics,theinvestmentofAsia-pacificairlinesinaviationmaterialinventoryis4to5timeshigherthanthatofEuropeanandAmericanairlines.Thereasonsaremainlyattributedtorelativelyhighsparepartsguaranteerequirements,moreinteriordecorationrenovationandrefit,inefficientcustomsclearance,lackofaviationmaterialsharingmechanism,geographicallocationfartherfromtheoriginalfactory,largepassengeraircraftwithahigherproportionandotherfactors.Amongthem,theoriginalfactory(OEM)isthebiggestbeneficiaryintheaviationmaterialindustry.Inthefuture,OEMwillgainmorebenefitsintheaviationmaterialfieldbycontinuouslypenetratingtheafter-salesmarket.Third-partyserviceproviders(MRO)andairlinesarelookingformorewaystoavoidtheirinterestsbeingcompressed.   Underthisbackground,the 3rd AnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum (CAOSTIF2019) willbeheldinthecityofTianjin onJune12th-13th,2019.Thisyear’sforumwillattractedover150delegatesfromgovernment,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.CAOSTIF2019hostedaround20domesticandinternationalspeakerswhodeliveredkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Mar 15,2019
  • CHC Helicopter’s H175 Becomes First Helicopter To Be Equipped With Digital Logcards

    7th March,2019:CHCHelicopter,ahelicopterservicescompanyhasreceivedthefirstH175helicopterwithdigitallogcards.AirbusHelicoptersisthefirsthelicoptermanufacturingcompanyonthemarkettotransformpaper-basedlogcardsintoeasy-to-usedigitaldata.   TheH175sarecurrentlyoperatedbyCHCintheNorthSea:oneinNorwich,EnglandandthreeinAberdeen,Scotland.   Withtheall-newdigitallogcard,functionssuchasabilitytoattachdocuments,archive,search,andimmediatelytransferaselectionoflogcardsareeasilypossible.Infuture,applicationssuchastheabilitytosynchronisedatabetweenthedigitallogcardsystemandcustomers’MaintenanceInformationSystems(MIS),ortobuildnewanalyticsaroundthecollecteddatawillbeadded.   “Alogcardisadocumentthattrackstheentirehistoryofcriticalhelicopterparts,frommanufactureallalongtheirin-servicelives.Therearearound2.5millionlogcardsalreadyincirculationthroughouttheworldtoday,withsome80,000newonesbeingproducedeachyear,”saidMatthieuLouvot,ExecutiveVicePresidentofCustomerSupport&ServicesatAirbusHelicopters.“Ournewdigitalversionstoresthecontentinasecuredcloudwhilepreservingtheexistingtemplate,usingthesameprocessandstakeholderrolesandresponsibilitiesasthepaperversion,meaningnoadditionalworkload.”   “Thedigitallogcardsallowustotakebettercareofourselvesandourcustomers,”saidSeanToth,DirectorofGlobalMaintenanceandEngineeringatCHCHelicopter,whichtookdeliveryofitsfourthH175inJanuaryandwillconvertitspaperlogcardstotheelectronicformatinApril.“Thankstothemwecanbetterensureoverallcompliance,whileourstaffimprovesproductivityasourlogcardsareupdatedinrealtime.”   ThedigitallogcardisaresultofacollaborativeeffortinvolvingAirbuscustomersandrepaircentres,whowereconsultedduringdevelopmentandactedasearlyadopters,participatinginayear-longpilotphase.   “Thefeedbackwereceivedfromourpilotusersindicatesthatdigitallogcardsmeetsourobjectivesofdeliveringbetterdataquality,smootherprocesses,timesavings,reliabilityanddataconfidentiality,”saidStephanieBonnefoy-Fourie,wholeadsAirbusHelicopters’ConnectedServicesbusiness.   AllAirbuscustomerstakingdeliveryofanewcivilhelicopterfromApril2019canopttoreceivedigitallogcardsatnoadditionalcost.Also,customerswithexistingpaperlogcardscanconverttheirstothedigitalformat.   OnJune26th -27th,withCAACEastChinaReginalAdministration’ssupport,wewillholdCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum onShanghai,whichwillcoverthewholeindustrychainofcivilhelicopterincludingManufacturing,Operations,MRO,Leasingandsoon.WewillinviteCHCHelicoptertosharetheirinsightabout‘Referenceofhelicoptersafetyoperationmode’ atCHIIF2019.It’sagreatchancetolearnadcancedexperienceaboutHelicopterOperations.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER formoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Mar 15,2019
  • Astronautics Nearing Finish Line For RoadRunner STC

    Milwaukee,Wisconsin-basedAstronauticsisnearingsupplementaltypecertificate(STC)approvalandhasbegunpre-productionshipmentsofitsRoadRunnerdrop-inreplacementelectronicflightinstrument(EFI).TheRoadrunnerEFIlineispartofabusyproductdevelopmenteffortunderwayatAstronauticsasitmovestoexpandproductiontothreedisplayfamiliesthisspringandpreparesforthelaunchofitsnext-generationsuite. Anticipatingtechnicalstandardordershortly,recentlycompletedqualitytestingontheRoadRunnerEFIandistestinginitiallyforanSTCaboardtheLeonardoA109lighttwin.STCflighttrials,totakeplaceinMinneapolis,areanticipatedinupcomingweeks.Thetestingwillvalidaterequiredcapabilitiesforallphasesofflight,includingLPVapproaches,aswellasthedisplayofotherfunctionssuchasGPSmappingandradar,thecompanysaid. Designedtoreduceoperatingandmaintenancecosts,theRoadRunnerismadetoreplacefive-inchADIandHSIelectromechanicalunits.TheunitisembeddedwithincreasedsafetyfunctionalitythatisfoundonmodernEFIS,includingHTAWSandsyntheticvision.Thiscomeswitha“reallybigweightsavings,”saidAstronauticspresidentChadCundiff,estimatingthatitcouldamountto15poundsperflightdeck. OneofthekeyaspectsfortheRoadRunneristhatitwasdesignedforeaseofinstallation.Itcomeswithanwiringadapterharnessandfitsintoexistingslotsforelectromechanicalunits.“Youarenotcuttingpanelsorrunningwiresallovertheaircraft,”Cundiffsaid,addingthattheinstallationcouldtakeplaceinadayortwo. AstronauticswillowntheinitialSTContheA109,butalreadyhasbegunpre-productionshippingtocustomersand/orinstallationcentersfordevelopmentofSTCsonotheraircraft,hesaid. Thecompanyhaslinedupaworldwidenetworkof16dealers,someofwhichwillbeworkingonSTCs.HebelievestheinitialSTCswillinvolveaircraftsuchastheBell212,412,and214,aswellastheUH-60LFirehawk.UnitedRotorcraftselectedtheAFI4700RoadRunnerEFIfortwoofitsFirehawksoperatedbytheVenturaCountyFireDepartment. ThisyearwehaveconfirmedthatSUREASE,theleadingavionicstestingequipmentsuppliers,willattend8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum)whichwillbeheldinShanghaiJeurongHotelonApril16th-17th.ToclickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda. AboutSUREASE SUREASEisahigh-techenterpriseregisteredinShanghaiin2010.Thecompanyconsistsoffourdivisions,namelyembeddedsystem,industrialinformationtechnology,consultantserviceandsimulation&testtechnology.ItfocusesonR&D,providetotalsolutiononITandcustomizedservices.Ourcoreproductsandservicesincludedatastorageembeddedmodules,industrialschedulingsystemandsimulatedtestdevices.SUREASEsparesnoeffortstokeepandimprovetechnologyinnovationcapabilitybyestablishingsustainabledevelopmentmechanismforR&Dorganizationconstruction,R&DteambuildingandR&Dinvestment,whichservesthestrongguaranteeforthecontinuousenhancementoftechnologyinnovationcapability.SURASEaimstobecominganindustryleadingenterpriseinthreetofiveyearsbyinstantlyimprovingcompanycorecompetencewiththedevelopmentstrategyoftechnologycreationandinnovationgoingfirst,andtheproductsdevelopmentstrategyofuniversalproductscoupledwithcustomizationservices.

    Mar 15,2019
  • Airlines Call For Faster Training Of Controllers To Ease Delays

    EuropeanairlinechiefsonWednesdaycalledforashake-upofairtrafficcontrol,includinggreatercompetitionandfastertraining,toeasebottlenecksthatledtorisingdelaysin2018. RyanairChiefExecutiveMichaelO'Learyhitoutatwhathecalledthe"scam"ofhighchargesfortheuseofairspacedespitestrikesandstaffshortagesandcalledforthetrainingtimefornewcontrollerstofallto6monthsfrom2-3years. "Wecantrainsomeonetoflyanairplanein6months-nottobeacaptain,buttoflytheplane.Airtrafficcontrolisafundamentallysimpleprocess.Itisnotcomplicated,"hetoldReutersafterchairinganindustryreportonairtrafficdelays. Unionsimmediatelyrejectedthesuggestion. "Forthepublic,wecouldcompareourworkwithwhatisdonebysurgeons.Obviously,noonewouldaccepttohavesurgerywithastudentwhoonlyhasa6-monthtraining,"saidJean-DenisLarrere,FirstVicePresidentofATCEUC,whichcoordinatestheworkofEuropeanairtrafficcontrolunions. Airtrafficcontrol(ATC)strikesandstaffshortagescosttheEUeconomy17.6billioneuros($19.9billion)in2018intheworstyearofdelaysforairpassengersinnearlyadecade,industryassociationAirlinesforEurope(A4E)said. The"disgraceful"delaysarecausedbyacombinationofstrikes,poormanagementanddelaysinimplementingnewEuropeanUnion-wideregulations,IAGChiefExecutiveWillieWalshsaid. ThenumberofEUpassengershitbyATCdelaysrose26percentonthepreviousyearto334million,A4Esaid. Airlineswantasystemofcompensationthatwouldallowthemtorecouplossesfromairtrafficcontrolagencies. Theysaythetimeneededtotrainnewcontrollersisexacerbatedbythefactthattheyworkondifferentsystemsandcan'teasilybedeployedfromonecountrytoanother. Theyalsoclaimcurrentrulesgiveairtrafficagenciesanincentivetounderestimatemarketdemandinordertoobtainhigherchargesperflight,eventhoughthisalsoleadstotherecruitmentoffewercontrollersthanneeded-andmoredelays. "Weneedtoexposethiskindofprotectionism,whichiswhatitis,"O'LearytoldReuters. ButCANSO,aninternationalbodyrepresentingnationalairtrafficcontrolproviders,saiddelayshavemanycausesfromtechnicalproblemstoairportcongestionandbadweather. "CANSOanditsmemberswillcontinuetofocusonreducingthosedelayswhicharegenuinelyaddressablebyairtrafficmanagement,"aspokesmansaid. Europeanagencieshaveinvestedover6billioneurossince2011innewinfrastructure,headded. Tyingtheissuetoindustrypledgesonsustainability,A4EsaidoperationalissuessuchasATCstrikeshadledto1milliontonnesofavoidableCO2emissionssince2014. Underthebackground, the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeholdonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Mar 15,2019
  • AirSky Partnership Offers Air-To-Ground Network Development

    AvionicsmanufacturerAvidyneandAirspan,acellulartelephonenetworkLTEsmallcelland4Gbasestationmanufacturer,haveformedapartnershipcalledAirSkytodevelop regionalair-to-groundtelecommunicationsnetworks.Underthepartnership,AvidynewouldmanufactureairborneequipmentwhileAirspanwouldbuildthebasestations. Therearecurrentlythreemajorair-to-ground(ATG)airborneconnectivitynetworksoperatingorindevelopment.TheGogoATGnetworkisthelongest-serving,sincetheearly2000s,andcoversthecontinentalU.S.,centralCanadaandotherareasinCanada,andportionsofAlaska.SmartSkyanticipatesswitchingonitsATGnetworkservingmuchofthecontinentalU.S.thisyear.AndinEurope,InmarsatandDeutscheTelekomhavepartneredtodeveloptheEuropeanAviationNetwork,ahigh-speedcombinedATGandsatcomairborneconnectivitysystem. ThisleavesotherregionsintheworldwithoutanyATGnetworkopportunitiesandreliantonlyonsatcom,andthat’sthevoidthatAirSkywantstofill. TheideaistoofferregionsinterestedinATGastandardizedsystemthatisrelativelyeasytobuildout.Thewaythisisdonenowistobuildacustomizedsystemeachtime,startingfromscratch,accordingtoAvidyneCEODanSchwinn.“Thereisnostandard,andnotverymanycompanieshavedoneit.”TheproposedAirSkyA2GnetworkwouldrunonAirspan'sAirSkygroundinfrastructureandservicesanduseAvidyne'sSkyLNXairbornehardware. AirSkyhasthusfarbuiltademonstrationnetworkwithtwogroundstationsinFloridaanddonesomein-flighttesting.Networkspeedsweredemonstratedatupto50Mbpsdownlink,butthebigadvantageofATGoversatcomislowerlatency(signaldelay)becausetheairborneequipmentismuchclosertotheground-basedstationscomparedtosatcomsystems. TheadvantageforthesystemsthatAirSkyisofferingisthatmostcountrieshaveexistingcellulartelephonenetworks,andaddingantennastoairborneATGisrelativelysimple.Forareaswhereairbornetelecomtrafficishigher,headded,“Youcandensify[thenetwork]whereyouneedto.” On-airconnectivity isdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.ConsideringthehugedemandofChineseaviationmarket,onApril17th-18th,2019, TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.Throughtheexclusiveinformationaand communication,theCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpicture andpromoteabettercooperationamongthedifferentfieldsoftheaviationindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 15,2019
  • Farnborough International Airshow Visit Galleon

    OnMarch12,2019.FarnboroughInternationalAirshow AsiaPacificPresident,AmandaStainer, andChiefRepresentativeAsiaPacific, JennyDu, visitGalleon.OnbehalfofChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAestronautics(CSAA),Galleondiscussdetailsabouttheparticipationofthe2020FarnboroughInternationalAirshow.   In2020,manyChineseindustrialcompanieswillattendFarnboroughInternationalAirshow togetherwithCSAA.LookingforwardtomeetwithnewfriendsinAirshow.  

    Mar 12,2019
  • The Second Preparatory Work Meeting of 8th Civil Avionics International Forum Was Held in Shanghai

    OnMarch5th,2019,thesecondpreparatoryworkmeetingof8thCivilAvionicsInternationalForumwasheldinShanghai.   YANG Liang,Directorofthe ComprehensiveManagement Department oftheChineseSocietyofAeronautics andAstronautics attendedthemeetingonbehalfoftheForum organizers.Representativesof theforumOrganizingCommitteearefromChinaCommercialAircraftShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute,AVICXACCommercialAircraftCo.,Ltd.,AVICZhuhaiGeneralAviationR&DandManufacturingBase,ChinaHelicopterDesignInstitute,AviationIndustryXi'anInstituteofAeronauticalComputingTechnology,AviationIndustryXi'anFlightAutomaticControlResearchInstitute, ChinaElectronicTechnologyCorporationAvionics,AVIC LEIHUA ElectronicTechnologyResearchInstitute,AVIC Suzhou ChangfengAvionicsCo.,Ltd., AVIC ShaanxiBaochengAviationInstrumentCo.,Ltd.,AVIC Hefei Hangtai ElectrophysicsCo.,Ltd.,ShanghaiAviationElectricCo.,Ltd.,ChinaEasternAirlinesCo.,Ltd.,EasternAirlinesTechnologyCorporation,ShanghaiJiaotongUniversity,HoneywellAerospace,US L3Technologies,AVICRadioElectronicsInstituteandGalleon Shanghai ConsultingCo.,Ltd..Thereare atotalof34people attendingthemeeting.   Sinceitsinceptionin2012,theCivilAvionicsInternationalForumhasattractedmorethan3,000participants.Civilaircraftavionicssystemsreached astageofrapiddevelopmentundertherequirementsofhighsecurity,lowcostandintelligence.   Inordertoexplorethegreaterbusinessopportunitiesinthecivilaviationelectronicsindustry,the8th CivilAvionicsInternationalForumwillbeheldinShanghaifromApril16th to17th,2019,andthe"AirborneSoftwareandElectronicHardwareSub-forum"willbeheldconcurrently.Itwillbelaunched reports,paneldiscussions,exhibitions,one-to-onebusinessmeetings andmediainterviews.Whetheryouarean OEM,systemassembly,subsystem,equipment,electroniccomponentsorasupplierofonboardelectronicsoftwareor onboardelectronichardware,youwillgainvaluableindustryinformationbyparticipatingintheforum,whichwill helpyouandyourteamtodevelopstrategicsolutionsand creategreaterbusinessvalueforyou.     Formoreinformation,pleasecontact: MarketingDept.:SaraLIU T:+86(0)2151559030 Email:marketing@galleon.cc Website:http://www.galleon.cc/CAIF2019/index.html

    Mar 6,2019
  • Embedded World 2019: CoreAVI Unveils New AMD E9171 Vulkan Platform

    CoreAVI’sVkCoreSCdriveriscertifiabletoRTCADO-178C/EUROCAEED-12CuptoDesignAssuranceLevel(DAL)Aandiscapableofeliminatingtheneedforseparatecomputeandgraphicsapplicationprogrammableinterfaces(APIs). DuringarecentinterviewwithAvionicsInternational,DanielHerring,seniorsoftwareengineeratCoreAVI,describedhowheandateamofengineersdevelopedthenewestVulkandriverforAMDE9171.AccordingtoHerring,thecompanyseestheuseoftheVulkandriverasahugestepforwardfortheindustryasitenablestheuseofshaderprogramstorunwithingraphicsprocessingunits. VulkanisseenassuchagamechangerbytheembeddedsafetycriticalworldthatKhronosGroupannouncedthecreationoftheirnewVulkanSafetyCriticalWorkingGrouponthefirstdayofEmbeddedWorld2019.Khronos,anopenconsortiumofembeddedhardwareandsoftwarecompanies,alsocreatedtheOpenGLSCspecification.ThenewworkinggroupwillworktocreateopenstandardsbasedontheVulkanAPIspecification. Vulkan’sdriverarchitectureismorestreamlinedthanOpenGLandwilloffermorecontroloverdevicescheduling,synchronizationandresourcemanagementforavionicssystemsintegrators,accordingtoNeilTrevett,presidentofKhronos. ItalsoenablestheuseofbigsingleinstructionmultipledataenginesandtheintegrationofcomputingandcalculationsintoGPUs. “CombiningtheflexibilityofVkCoreSCwithAMD’shigh-performanceRadeonE9171andourGPM0001DO-254graphicsprocessingmoduleIPallowsthenextgenerationofapplicationstoexperiencestate-of-the-artgraphicsandcomputecapabilitieslikeneverbefore,”DamianFozard,CoreAVICEOsaidofthenewsafetycriticalgraphicsandcomputingplatform. ThecompanywantstouseEmbeddedWorld2019todemonstratetheabilityofitsE9171GPU-basedDO-254safetycertifiable3UVPXgraphicsmoduletoreducedevelopmentandcertificationcyclesrequiredfornewsafetycriticalavionicssystems. AmeyDeosthali,seniorproductmanagerforembeddedsolutionsatAMD,describedthenewsolutionasthe“industry’sfirstsafetycertifiableVulkandriver,ontheAMDEmbeddedRadeonE9171GPU-basedmodule.” InordertomakeindustryexpertsathomeandabroadmoreawareoftheactivitiesandroadmapoftheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina, aswellas helpthembettercarryoutChina'savionicsbusiness, weareverywelcomeCAIYong,theSeniorEngineer,DeputyDirector,E&EDivisionofShanghaiAircraftAirworthinessCertificationCenterofCAAC tosharehisinsightsaboutDO178B/C&DO254atAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareForum(SeriesofCAIFactivities). Theforum willbeheldinShanghai JeurongHotel onApril16th-17th ,toclick formoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cc togetthelatestinformation.

    Feb 28,2019
  • GE Aviation Signs New Digital Network Operations Agreements

    GEAviationhassigneddigitalNetworkOperationsagreementswithAirAsiaandadditionalundisclosedairlines.ImplementationofNetworkOperationswilltakeplacethisyearfortheairlines. “NetworkOperationsdeliverspowerfulsoftwareapplicationsthatcollectandanalyzedatastreamsinrealtimeacrossmultiplesystems,”saidJohnMansfield,chiefdigitalofficerforGEAviation.“Thishelpsairlinesrecoverfromdisruptionsfasterandmoreefficientlythaneverandenablesthemtorecoupsubstantialcostsintheprocess.” AirAsiahassignedafive-yearcontractforNetworkOperationsInsightstoprovideasingleviewofdisruptionimpactsonAirAsia’sentiremulti-hubnetworkwhichcarriescloseto90millionpassengersperyear.ThisincludesaDataScienceprojecttohelpanalyzetheflightscheduleandgiveinsightsintothedelaycauseofdisruption.ThisopportunityfurtheremphasizesAirAsia’scontinuedtrustinourproductsandservices. Withtherapiddevelopmentofaviationindustry,moreandmorecorporationsstarttocooperateandbuildastrongandsolidnetworktoprovidetheaviationwithabetterfuture.EspeciallyinChina,consideringthehugeamountofmarket, on April17th-18th ,2019, The ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019 bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpicture,buildapleasantcooperationandboostthedevelopmentofaviationindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Feb 27,2019
  • More C919 Prototypes Ready For Test Flight

    C919aircraftmanufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)saidthatafurtherthreeprototypesoftheaircraftwillhavetheirdebutflightsthisyear,andpreparationsformassproductionofthenation'sfirsthomegrownnarrow-bodypassengerplanewillalsobeaccelerated. AccordingtoCOMAC,threeC919aircraftareundergoingtestingattheC919assemblyworkshopinShanghai'sPudongNewArea--thesecond,thirdandthefourthprototypesoftheC919,ChinaCentralTelevisionreportedonWednesday. The102prototypetestaircraftcompleteditsfirstflightinDecember2017.IthasrecentlyreturnedtoShanghaifromDongyinginShandongprovince,andonFridaystartedtwotothreemonthsofmodificationforafuturetestflight. The103,whichhaditsmaidenflightonDec28,andisundergoingflighttestmodificationforthemoment,willflytoYanliangnearXi'aninShaanxiprovince,wheretheChineseFlightTestEstablishmentislocated,forfurtherflighttests. "The104aircrafthasenteredthefinalassemblystage.Thejetisabouttomakeitsfirstflightafterrollingoffthefinalassemblyline,"saidMengJianxin,deputydirectoroftheC919divisionunderShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCoLtd,COMAC. AccordingtoMeng,the105jetisintheprocessofpartfabrication,andmajorpartsofthe106modelarebeingmanufacturedinaccordancewiththeplan. "Allofthemwillhaveflighttestsbytheendofthisyear,"saidMeng. Withtheparticipationofanotherthreenewprototypes,atotalofsixC919aircraft,includingthe101,willbeassigneddifferenttaskstotesttheC919'sflightperformance. "Theyear2019iskeyfortheC919,anditishopedthatwecanfurtheroptimizetheflighttasks,enhanceflighttestefficiency,andcompleteallthetaskssafely,"saidLaiPeijun,aflighttestengineerwithCOMAC. Theaircraft'sfirstflightonlymarkthebeginningoftheirjourney,andeveryflightmadewillprovidetechnicalsupportforamoresteadyflightthenexttime. "Therearequiteafewtestflightsubjectsthatneedtobeaccomplishedbeforeacommercialaircraftmodelacquiresairworthinesscertification,anditisnecessarytosplitthetasksamongfiveorsixaircraft,"saidLinZhijie,anaviationindustryanalystandcolumnistatcarnoc.com,oneofChina'sbiggestcivilaviationwebsites. Linsaiditisalsoaninternationalconventionforfiveorsixaircrafttoworktogethertocompleteacommercialaircraftmodel'sflighttests.Chinanews.comreportedthattheC919'sflighttestswillinclude729itemsandmaytakeaslongas4,200hours. Thetwin-engine,single-aisleC919,whichiscomparablewiththeupdatedAirbus320andBoeing'snewgeneration737planes,madeitsmaidenflightonMay5,2017. COMAChasreceived815ordersfrom28Chineseandoverseascompanies,whichincludedomesticaviationcompaniesandfinancialleasingcompanies,aswellasinternationalcompaniessuchasGECapitalAviationServices,thelargestcommercialairlineleasingcompanyintheworld,GermanstartupPurenAirlines,andCityAirwaysofThailand. BeforethedeliveryofthefirstC919,twokeymissionsneedtobefulfilled,toreceiveairworthinesscertificationfromtheUSFederalAviationAdministrationandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency,andtocontinuouslyimproveitssafety,reliabilityandeconomy,accordingtoLin. "TheformerwillguaranteeentrytotheUSandEuropeanmarkets,andthelatterisaguaranteeforourhomegrownaircrafttohavemostproblemssettledbeforeitscommercialflights,"hesaid. Underthebackground,the5thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019(CATF2019)willbeholdonSeptember25th-26th,2019inSanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. RegisterforCATF2019 orgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 28,2019
  • Pratt & Whitney Delivers GTF™ PW1900G Production Engines For Embraer E195-E2 Program

    Embraer'snewE195-E2expectedtoenterintoserviceinthesecondhalfof2019©Embraer/P&W   Pratt&WhitneyhasdeliveredtheGTF™PW1900GproductionenginesfortheE195-E2aircraftatEmbraer’sE2finalassemblylineinBrazil.TheE195-E2isexpectedtoenterintoserviceinthesecondhalfof2019withAzulBrazilianAirlines.   Embraer’sE190-E2aircraft,whichisalsopoweredbythePratt&WhitneyPW1900Gengine,enteredserviceinApril2018withWiderøe,followedbyAirAstanainDecember2018.   InadditiontobeingselectedastheexclusivepropulsionsystemfortheE2commercialaircraft,Pratt&Whitney’sAPS2600Eauxiliarypowerunit(APU)isthesole-sourcedAPUfortheE2family.TheAPS2600EAPUgivesairlinesgreaterflexibility,byincreasingthealtitudeceilingforETOPSandotheroperations,andprovidingasignificantincreaseinelectricalpowerdeliverytomeettheneedsoftoday’sairlines.   TheE195-E2aircrafthasmorethan24%reductioninfuelburnperseatthantheprevious-generationE195,withNOxemissions50%belowtheICAOCAEP/6regulationand19dBto20dBofICAOChapter4cumulativenoisemargin.   CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,basedonChinaNationalSpecialProjectofAeroEngine&GasTurbine,islocatedinShanghai,China.Thisforumaimstosupportaeroengineindustrydevelopmentthroughinformationexchangesandbusinesscooperation.InitiatedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.,thisannualforumhasbeensuccessfullyheldinthepastthreeyears.TheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019willbeheldinthecityofShanghai,atJeurongHotel,onMarch20th-21st,2019.   Theforumwillanalyzeoptimizedsolutionsthatcouldacceleratetheestablishmentandimprovementsofaeroenginefundamentaltechnologysupport,R&Dandproduction,modificationandverification,productconfigurationthroughkeynotespeech,paneldiscussions,exhibitions,businessmeetingsandmediainterviews.CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019,asanauthoritativeandtimelyplatform,promisestounitemorethan200distinguisheddelegatesfromgovernmentbureau,aeroenginedesigner,manufacturer,tester,componentsprovidersandsoftwarecompanies. WelookforwardtomeetingyouinShanghai.   Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 27,2019
  • Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines Power Inaugural A220 Flights by Delta Air Lines

    Pratt&Whitney,adivisionofUnitedTechnologiesCorp.,alongwithAirbusandDeltaAirLinescelebratedtheentryintoservice(EIS)oftheairline'sA220aircraftpoweredbyPratt&WhitneyGTF™engines.ThemomentousoccasionmakesDeltathefirstA220operatorinNorthAmerica.TheeventwascommemoratedwithagatecelebrationatLaGuardiaAirportinNewYork. InApril2016,Deltaannounceditsorderof75firmA220aircraftwithoptionsforupto50additionalaircraftpoweredbyPratt&WhitneyGTFengines. InJanuary,Deltaadded15firmaircraft,increasingitstotalfirmorderto90A220aircraft.DeltaalsoannouncedselectionoftheGTFenginetopoweritsorderof100firmA321neoaircraftinDecember2017withoptionsforupto100additionalaircraft.Additionally,DeltaTechOpsjoinedPratt&Whitney'sgrowingMROnetworkwhichsupportstheGTFenginefleetandPratt&Whitneycustomersworldwide. "DeltahasbeenapioneerintheaviationindustryfordecadesandtodaywecelebrateanothermilestonewiththeDeltateamastheirnewA220aircraftentersservice,"saidRickDeurloo,seniorvicepresidentofsales,marketingandcustomersupportatPratt&Whitney."Delta'sGTF-poweredA220joinsmorethan330otherPratt&WhitneypoweredaircraftalreadyinservicewithDelta.Pratt&WhitneyandDeltahavebuiltastrongandtrustedrelationshipovertheyearsandweareconfidentthatDeltawillenjoytheGTFengine'sproveneconomicandenvironmentalbenefitsontheA220aircraft." TheA220,exclusivelypoweredbytheGTFengine,offersdouble-digitimprovementinoperatingcostscomparedtocurrentgenerationaircraft.It's20%morefuelefficientandprovidesa75%reductioninnoisefootprintandNOxemissions50%belowtheICAOCAEP6regulation. DuringMarch20thto21st,the4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForumwillbeheldatNovotelShanghaiHongqiao.TheleadingaeroengineOEMswillshare“HighlyEfficientAndCleanCivilAviationEngineTechnology”,LowerFuelConsumptionRate&LowerEmission,Technicalcomparisonofimprovingengineefficiencyandimprovingpropulsionefficiency,Applicationstatusanddevelopmenttrendofnewenginetechnologydifferentfromtraditionalturbofanengine(intercooledrecuperatedcycleaero-engine,GTF,OpenRotor). Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 14,2019
  • Norwegian Sells Two Airbus A320neo Aircraft, Launches An Upgraded WiFi Service on European Flights

    ArcticAviationAssets,asubsidiaryofNorwegianAirShuttleASA,hassignedanagreementforsaleoftwoAirbus320neoaircraft. TheaircraftarecurrentlyleasedoutandthusnotoperatedbytheCompany.DeliverywilltakeplaceduringFebruary2019.ThetransactionisexpectedtoincreasetheCompany’sliquidityby$26millionafterrepaymentofdebtandhaveapositiveequityeffect.SaleproceedswillbeusedtorepaydebtandtoincreasetheCompany’sliquidity. ThesaleisinlinewiththeCompany’sstrategyofcapitalizingonthescalebuiltupoverthelastfewyearsandthechangedfocusfromgrowthtoprofitability.Thisannouncementisanextensionoftheinformationprovidedinthestockexchangeannouncement“NorwegianstrengthensitsbalancesheetthroughafullyunderwrittenrightsissueofNOK3billion”on29January,wheresaleofaircraftwashighlightedasameasuretoreducecapitalexpenditures,inadditiontopostponementofaircraftdeliveries. Inothernews, NorwegianiscontinuingtoenhancethepassengerexperiencebycommencingtherolloutofnewandimprovedinflightWiFiconnectivityonboardtheairline’sBoeing737-800fleet. Norwegian,namedEurope’sBestLow-CostAirlinebySkyTrax,wasthefirstairlinetoofferpassengersfreein-flightWiFionallEuropeanflightsin2011.TheairlinebecamethefirsttointroducelivetelevisionovertheskiesofEuropein2015andin2018ittookdeliveryofitsfirstBoeing787-9DreamlinerequippedwithinflightWiFi.Norwegianbecamethefirstlow-costairlinetooffercustomersfreeWiFiforthefulldurationofintercontinentalflights. Today,NorwegianhaslaunchedanupgradedWiFiexperienceonitsBoeing737-800aircraftaspartofimprovingthecustomerexperience.NorwegianoperatesBoeing737-800aircraftonintra-Europeanroutes,routesconnectingEuropewithNorthAfrica,MiddleEastandonflightsbetweentheUSAandFrenchCaribbean. NorwegianwillgraduallyrolloutthenewPremiumWiFiserviceacrossitsBoeing737-800fleetandexpectstocompletetherolloutinmid-February2019. ThreeWi-Fipackagesavailable CustomerstravellingonaBoeing737-800aircraftwiththenewPremiumWi-Fiserviceavailablewillhaveaselectionofthreepackages–SURF,thefreeoptionandtwopaidoptions,SOCIAL+SURFandSTREAM+SURF,bothofferingfasterspeeds. ·SURF–Availableforfree,deliverswebbrowsing,emailandtext-basedmessaging ·SOCIAL+SURF–Providesfasterwebbrowsing,accesstoemailandallsocialmedia.Availablefor5perdevice.(Pricingmaybesubjecttochange.) ·STREAM+SURF–Offersfasterwebbrowsing,emailaccessandsocialmediainadditiontotheabilitytostreamTVshows,moviesandmusiccontentonservicessuchasNetflix,YouTubeandSpotifyamongothers.Availablefor12perdevice.(Pricingmaybesubjecttochange.) NorwegianrecentlystartedintroducingWiFitoitsBoeing787-9DreamlinerandBoeing737MAXfleet.Here,customershavetwochoices–BasicfreeWi-Fiforthefulldurationoflong-haulflightsandapremiumhigh-speedoption,fastenoughtostreamtelevisionshowsandmovies. NorwegianexpectstohavetherolloutofWiFicompletedon50percentofitsBoeing787-9Dreamlineraircraftby2020. Norwegianoperatesayoungfleetofmorethan160aircraftwithanaverageageof3.7years. Astheideaofconnectivityonairincreasinglyspreadsaroundtheworld,likeNorwegian,moreandmoreairlinesstarttoimprovethepassengerexperiencethroughtheconnectedaircrafts.Besides,lowcost,bettersafety,andotherbenefitsattractmoreandmoreairlines,manufacturers,andotheraviationindustrymemberstojoin.Soconnectedaircraftisdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.Therefore,onApril17th-18th ,2019, TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 14,2019
  • Delta’s First Airbus A220 Takes Flight with New Technologies

    OnThursday,Feb.7,2019,DeltaAirLinescompletedthefirstpassenger-carryingflightofitsnewAirbusA220,thefirstU.S.carriertodosowiththenewjetfollowingAirbus’ recentregulatoryapprovalsforextendedoperationalflighttimesandauto-landingfeatures. ThejourneytoDeltabecomingtheNorthAmericanlaunchoperatoroftheA220wasextendedbytherecentpartialgovernmentshutdown,whichdelayeditsentryintopassenger-carryingservicefouryearsafteritstartedflyingasBombardier’sCSeries.TheirfirstcommercialflightwastheA220-100variantfeaturing109seats,LEDambientlightingandGogo’ s2Kuin-flightconnectivityantennas,modemandwirelessaccesspoints. Re-brandedastheA220in2018,theaircraftisararebirdwithinthe100-150seatpassengerjetmarketbecauseofthewayitcanextendtraditionalintercontinentalflyingtotrans-AtlantictripsbetweenHeathrowandLaGuardia. TransportCanada’s180-minuteETOPSapprovalfortheA220isthefirstithaseverissuedforacommercialairliner.RobDewar,headofengineeringfortheAirbusA220program,toldAvionicsInternationalthatoneoftheflightcontrolfeatureshisteamreallyfocusedonimprovingforA220pilotsiswhenlandingtheaircraft. “Theavionicsfly-by-wiresoftwarewasdesignedtoprovideadedicatedheadsupdisplayguidanceandauralcuestotheflightcrewtoeasehandlingofthelanding.Forinstance,adedicatedflightcontrollawhasbeendevelopedtoautomaticallyextendtheflightspoilersandprovidemorecapabilityforthelandingmaneuver,”Dewarsaid. ThefirstmajoravionicssystemupgradewasrecentlyintroducedontheA220intheformofaCATIIIautolandcertificationaddedtotheaircraft’sEuropeantypecertificationinNovember. “Theavionics’autopilotalgorithmwasslightlyupdatedduringthedevelopmentoftheautolandsystem,enablingCATIIIoperationscapabilities.ThiswasthereforepartoftheservicebulletinreleasedforCATIII,”Dewarsaid. “Regularavionicsservicebulletinsarereleasedtokeepimprovingthesystemsabilities,thisisperformedaspartofindustrystandardcontinuousproductimprovement,”headded. Delta’snewA220alsofeaturesasuiteofnewpilottabletintegrationfunctionalityintotheaircraft’savionicsdatabus.OneofthefactoryoptionsavailableontheaircraftisEsterlineCMC’saircraftinformationserver,anintegratedinformationmanagementsystemandnetworkconnectivity. Additionally,sincethenewA220featuresGogo’s2kuconnectivity,Deltacanextendtheconnectedcockpitturbulencemonitoringapplicationitspilotsarealreadyusingonotheraircrafttypes.AllofDelta’spilotscurrentlyusethecarrier'sowninternallydevelopedflightweatherviewertabletapplication,whichgivespilotsathree-dimensionalcolor-codedviewoftheirflightpathandadepictionofturbulencealongthatpath.Theyalsohavetheoptionofaddingavisualrepresentationofflightenvironmentitemssuchascloudtopheightsorvolcanicash. AnoverviewofpilotusageoftheapphasshownthatDeltapilotshavereducedthenumberoftimestheychangealtitudeinsearchofsmoothairfromuptoseventimestotwoorthreetimesoverthecourseofanaveragetwo-hourflight. AirbushasalsopositioneditsnewA220ascapableofflyingwherenootheraircraftinitsclasscanflyto. “TheA220istheonlyin-productionaircraftinitsclasscapableofbothservingmostchallengingairports,suchasLondonCityairport,becauseithasthecapabilityofperformingsteepapproachlanding,"Dewarsaid."InordertosupportoperationsinandoutofLondonCity,theaircraft'sinitialdesignhadtherequirementtoincorporatethesteepapproachfunctionalityinordertoincreasedescentcapability,pilotawarenessandcontrol.” Deltacompletedtheaircraft’sfirstflightbetweenNewYorkLaGuardiaandDallas/FortWorthairports.TheairlineextendeditsexistingorderwithAirbustoatotalof90A220sinJanuary,including40A220-100seriesaircraft.Theremaining50willbethelargerA220-300variant. AIRBUSmasterstheleading-edgeavionicstechnology,andthistime,weareveryhonoredtoinviteAvionicsExpertfromAIRBUStoparticipateinandgiveanopendiscussionat8th AnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),whichwillbeheldinShanghaiJeurongHotelonApril16th-17th.ClickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Feb 14,2019
  • Delta Completes Construction on World’s Largest Engine Test Cell

    Afterbreakinggroundnearly18monthsago,Deltacompletedconstructionontheworld'slargestjetenginetestcellthismonth. Standing48feettall,withinletandexhaustsectionsmeasuring66feetand78feetrespectively,thetestcelliscapableofsafelyrunningamounted,stationaryengineatfullpowerwith150,000poundsofthrust.Tocompare,theairline'scurrenttestcellhasa68,000poundthrustcapacity. ThetestcellwillprovidecapabilitiestotestanewassortmentofenginesthatwilladvanceDeltaintothefuture.Withits150,000poundthrustcapacity,thecellwillopenthedoortomanynew,largerenginetestingcapabilities,includingtheTrent1000,7000andXWBandthePW1100andPW1500variantsoftheGearedTurbofan. TheabilitytotestlargerenginesreinforcesDelta'scommitmenttoofferingrepaircapabilitiesfornewerenginemodelsandhelpsfacilitatefuturedemand. DeltawillhosttheofficialgrandopeningofthetestcellinFebruary.Additionalnextstepsincludetheprovinganddatavalidationforthecell,thecommissioningofthecellwiththeTrentXWBengine,Trent1000ElectricStartSysteminstallation,theTrent1000commissioning,correlationandproductiontest,withthefirstproductiontesttakingplaceinlate2019. Thenewstate-of-the-arttestcellisthefirstcellbuiltbyaU.S.airlineinmorethan20years. InOctober2015,DeltaandRolls-RoycesignedaformalagreementforDeltaTechOpstobecomeanAuthorizedMaintenanceCenterforRolls-Royceengines.Undertheagreement,theairlinewillprovideengineservicesforthelatestgenerationTrentXWB,Trent1000andTrent7000,inadditiontotheBR715,whichhadalreadybeenaddedtoenginecapabilities. AsoneofthelargestaviationmaintenancegroupsinNorthAmerica,DeltaTechOps'shighlyskilledworkforceofover10,000technicians,engineersandothersupportemployeesprovidefull-servicemaintenancetomorethan850Deltaaircraftandtheirenginesaswellasmaintenanceservicestomorethan150otheroperators,cargooperatorsandthemilitaryandgovernment,throughtheairline'sMaintenanceRepairandOverhaulbusiness. Throughexpandedcapabilitiesandnewfacilities,DeltaexpectstogrowthetoplineoftheMRObusinessby$1billionayearinthenextfiveyears. Intermsofenginecutting-edgematerialsandprocessingtechnology,blademanufacturingkeytechnologies,overallleafdiscmanufacturingandrepairtechnologies,Airworthinesscertificationandtestingtechnology,management,maintenanceandotherareastherearestilltechnicaldifficulties.Underthisbackground,the"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"willbeheldinShanghaion20thto21st,March,2019.Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry. Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 25,2019
  • Collins Begins Development of X-59’s Supersonic Avionics Systems

    CollinsAerospaceengineersaredevelopingamodifiedversionofProLineFusion,newsoftwareapplicationsandanenhancedvisionsystemforNASA’sX-59QuietSuperSonicTechnology(QueSST)aircraft. QueSSTisbeingdevelopedasademonstratoraircraftthatNASAwillusetohelpcivilaviationregulatorsdevelopairworthinessnoisestandardstocertifyandregulatefuturesupersonictransportdesigns.NASAawardedacontracttoLockheedMartinSkunkWorksin2018todesign,buildandflighttesttheX-59lowboomflightdemonstrator. LockheedhasselectedCollinstosupplyamodifiedversionofitsProLineFusionintegratedavionicssuitefortheaircraft.AmongtheX-59specificsoftwareapplicationsbeingdevelopedbytheUTCsubsidiarywillbetheabilityoftheirsystemstoshowpilotswheretheaircraft’ssonicboomwillgenerateanoiseimpactontheground,accordingtoDaveSchreck,vicepresidentandgeneralmanagerformilitaryavionicsandhelicoptersatCollinsAerospace. “Oneofthefocusareasistodevelopafairlyaccuraterepresentationonthegroundofwherethesonicboomwouldexist.We’reconsideringthingssuchasartificialintelligencetoaidinpilotdecision-makingsotheycannotonlyseewheretheboomwillbegeneratedbutalsowhatdecideonwhattypeofactionstheycantaketooptimizetheirflightprofile,”Schrecksaid. NASA’sX-59designreplacesthepilot’straditionalfrontwindowviewwithsensordisplaytechnologyintheformofawindowlessdisplaycockpitsystem.Whenlanding,X-59pilotswilluseCollins’EVS-3600enhancedvisionsystemtoviewreal-timeimageryofrunwaylighting,terrainandobstacles. Undertheircontract,Collinswillprovidedualenhancedvisionsystemswiththeabilitytooverlayviewsfromshortandlongwaveinfraredcoupledwithvisiblelight–allmergedintoonepicture.LockheedisusingitssystemintegrationlabinPalmdale,CaliforniatohousethedevelopmentofProLineFusionfeaturingcustomizationsnecessarytosupportthetypeofflyingtheX-59willdemonstrate.SchreckconfirmedthatCollinsengineersstartedworkingoutoftheintegrationlabinlate2018. Outsideofsoftwareapplicationdevelopment,anotherfocusareaofthedevelopmentteamistoprovideasmuchweightreductionaspossible. “We’redoingeverythingwecantoeliminatesomeofthenonessentialcomponents.Forexample,we’reevaluatinghowwecanminimizethenumberofcontrolpanelsinthetraditionalProLineFusionsetuponsomeofthecommercialandbusinessjetsinservicetoday,”Schrecksaid.Collinsisthelatestinaseriesofavionicsandenginesuppliercontractsaroundseveralmajorsupersonicairtransportaircraftdevelopmentprograms. AtNBAA2018forexample,AerionconfirmedGEAviationandHoneywellAerospaceastheengineandavionicssuppliersforits$120millionAS2supersonicbusinessjet. ExecutivesfromAerionandColorado-basedBoomAerospacerecentlyparticipatedonapaneldiscussionoutliningprojectedmarketdemandandbusinessmodelsaroundtheirrespectivefuturesupersonicciviljetdesigns.BothAerionandBoomexpecttofieldthenextgenerationofsupersonicaircraftbythemid2020s. TheresultsofNASA’sQueSSTprogramwillhelpinformcivilaviationregulatoryauthoritiesonwhatisachievableintermsofpubliclyacceptablesoundandspeedregulationsforsupersonicaircraftwithquieterdesigns. NASAhasalsomadeotherrecentavionicssupplierselectionsfortheX-59,includingtheuseofCoreAVI’sVulkandrivertosupportthegraphicsandcomputingcapabilitiesoftheaircraft’sexternalvisionsystem. Now,withCollinsinplaceastheprimaryavionicssupplier,NASAandLockheedarecontinuingtheirefforttomeetafirstflightgoalfortheX-59by2021. Julian.CHANG,theAssociateTechnicalFellowofBoeingComercialAirplanehasdiscussedenhancedvisionsystemsatCAIF2018.Andthisyear,wewillsetupafurtherpaneldiscussionaboutdisplayandcontrolsystematCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-forum),whichwillbeheldinApril16th-17th,atShanghaiJeurongHotel. CAIF2019,whichhasprovenyearafteryeartobeavaluablesourceofindustryinteligencewillhelpyouconnectwithnewbusinessopportunitiesinChinesemarket. ClickRegistertogetmoreinformation.

    Jan 25,2019
  • China's Aviation Industry Embraces Digital Era

    China'scivilaviationindustryisacceleratingitsadvanceintothedigitalera,withmajorplayerssendingclearsignalsofnewopportunitiesworldwide. Alreadythisyear,ChinaSouthernAirlineshasstartedonlineseatselectionforalldomesticflightsandpaperlesse-boardingpasses. Aswellasbeingmoreconvenientforpassengers,itisamajorstepinrespondingtoinitiativesinenvironment-friendlytravel.Inthefirstweek,about75percentofpassengersondomesticroutesoptedtoselecttheirseatsviadigitaldevices,saidChinaSouthern. BasedinGuangzhou,southChina'sGuangdongProvince,ChinaSouthernoperatesthelargestfleetinAsiaandthethirdbiggestworldwide.In2018,itrecorded139millionpassengerjourneys. "Theglobalaviationindustryisatacrucialpoint.Itistransitioningfromanincrement-drivenmarkettooneinwhichgreatervalueandopportunitiesarebeingextractedfromtheexistingmarket.AnddigitalizationpresentsacrucialopportunityforChina,"saidYuZhanfu,partnerandvicepresidentforGreaterChinaattheRolandBergerconsultancy. Risingcostpressuresandsafetyconcernsareaffectingtheindustryworldwide.Digitalizationisseenaskeytoimprovingoperationalefficiency,upgradingservices,andreshapingdevelopmentmodes. "Itiswidelyrecognizedthatdigitalizationisanewvalue-growthpoint.AlongsidedramaticgrowthinChina'scivilaviationsector,civilaviationauthorities,domesticaviationmanufacturersandtechnologicalgiantsareeyingdigitalization,"saidXuJun,vicepresidentofAsia-PacificOEMsofHoneywellAerospace. Inaddition,withthegradualopeningofvariouspoliciesof"thefirstyearofairInternet",relevantairlineshavebeguntorealizethebenefitsbroughtbyinnovation.Onthisbasis,lookingforwardto2019,thedomesticairlineswillacceleratethepaceofprogressinthefieldofinflightinterconnectionandachieveagreaterleap,andinthisprocess,theinterconnectionaircraftwillalsobedestinedtobecomethekeytothetransformationofdigitalairlines. Soconnectedaircraftisdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.ConsideringthehugedemandofChineseaviationmarket,onApril17th-18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 25,2019
  • Redesigned Trent 1000 Compressor Blade Certified

    BoththeFAAandEASAhaveapprovedtheredesignedbladewithbulletinsissuedto787operatorsbyRolls-RoyceandBoeingduringlateDecember. LONDON–Aero-enginemanufacturer,Rolls-Roycesaysithascertifiedaredesignedintermediatepressure(IP)compressorbladeforPackageCvariantsoftheTrent1000enginethatpowerstheBoeing787. BoththeU.S.FAAandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA)havecertifiedtheredesignedbladeandbulletinswereissuedto787operatorsbyRolls-RoyceandBoeingduringlateDecember,theenginemanufacturerannouncedonJanuary10. TheredesignwaspromptedbythediscoveryofadurabilityissuewithinthebladesofIPcompressorrotor. Although,thecompanyhasinvestedheavilyinadditionalengineeringcapacitytoperformtheinspections,dozensof787sremainfirmlyontheground,enginelessatairportsacrosstheworldpromptingairlinesreadjusttheirtimetablesorbringinadditionalcapacitytomaintaintheirflightschedules. Rolls-Roycesaysithopesthattheintroductionofthenewbladewillalleviatethenumberof787scurrentlysubjecttoAircraftonGround(AOG)events,aswellasrelievethemaintenanceburdenandoperationalrestrictions.Theissueshaveresultedinreducedextended-range,twin-engineoperations(ETOPS)performancelimitsandasetofmandatoryinspections. ThecompanyalsosaysthatthecertificationgivesitconfidenceinintroducingredesignedIPcompressorrotorbladesforbothTrent1000PackageBandTrent1000TENengines.Thecompanyannouncedithaddiscoveredissuesinanumberofhigh-lifePackageBengineslastsummer.  NoissueshavebeenfoundintheTrent1000TEN,butthecompanysaid.itwillredesignthecomponentsasaprecautionarystep.  Rolls-RoycesaysthefirstenginetoreceivethebladesiscurrentlybeingservicedatitsoverhaulservicesfacilityinDerby,whiletheintroductionofthenewbladewilltakeplace“onaphasedbasisasproductionrampsup,”thecompanysaid. Developmentofthenewbladewasa“fast-pacedprogram,”thecompanysaid.TestssawthebladesinstalledonatestengineinDerby,beforebeingfittedtothecompany’sflyingtestbedBoeing747basedinTucson,Arizona. “TheNewBladeTechnologyProvidesReliableSupportForTheDesignOfLongCycleLifeAndHighReliabilityCivilAeroEngine”,thetopicwillbepresentbyRolls-Royceontheupcoming4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,whichwillbeheldatNovotelShanghaiHongqiaoonMarch20thto21st. Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 15,2019
  • Norwegian to Launch Inmarsat GX Inflight Connectivity

    NorwegianpassengerswillsoonexperiencefreeandpremiumWi-Fionboardtheairline’sBoeing787-9Dreamlinerand737MAXlong-haulflightswithRockwellCollinsCabinConnectandInmarsat’sGXhigh-speed,broadbandconnectivitysolution. Thenewservice,whichwilldebutonthemajorityofNorwegian’stransatlanticflights,enablespassengerstostreamvideoandmusiccontent,browsetheweb,accesssocialmedia,voiceandmessagingservicesovertheInmarsatGlobalXpresssatellitenetwork. BorisBubresko,VicePresident,BusinessDevelopmentforNorwegian,said:“We’reaninnovativeairlinethat’sintroducingbrandnewlong-haulaircrafttoourfleetaswellasenhancingourglobalnetworktomeetcustomerdemand. “Providingourpassengerswiththemostreliableandrobustin-flightWi-Ficonnectivityisveryimportanttous. “We’redelightedtoworkwithCollinswhichwillsupportourlong-haulconnectivityneedsaswecontinuetoenhancetheNorwegianpassengerexperienceglobally.” TheairlinesaysthisjointprojectisacriticalpartofNorwegian’svisiontomovetoafully-connectedaircraftfleetinthefuture. Itsaysbeyondenhancingcertainsafetyfunctions,usingbroadbandconnectivityfortheflightdeckwillprovideopportunitiestodelivernewcockpitserviceslikeelectronicflightbagandreal-timehighdefinitionweathertooperators. Manyoftheseserviceswillrequiresignificantamountsofdatatobeexchangedbetweentheaircraftandoperations. “OurabilitytoaddressbothNorwegian’scabinandflightdeckrequirementswithacombinationofindustry-leadingservicesandhardwareprovidestheairlinewithaseamlesssolution,”saidLeAnnRidgeway,VicePresidentandGeneralManager,InformationManagementServicesforCollinsAerospace. “WearecollaboratingwithNorwegiantoachievetheirvisionofoptimisingitsaircraftandenterpriseoperationsaswellasintegratingnewcapabilitiesgoingforward.” PhilipBalaam,PresidentforInmarsatAviation,said:“Inmarsat’sGXsatelliteconstellationallowsairlinestoofferinflightconnectivitythatisfast,reliableandconsistentwithcoverageacrosstheworld. “Norwegian’spassengerswillhaveaccesstothehighestqualityofglobal,resilientandflexiblebroadbandavailableintheskies. “Inthefuture,weareexcitedtoprovideevenmorevaluetoNorwegianthroughthecontinueddevelopmentofourglobalsatellitenetworkandrelatedhardware.” ThesatelliteconnectionismadeusingaHoneywellAerospaceJetWavefuselage-mountedantenna. Morethan50percentofNorwegian’s787-9Dreamlinerfleetisexpectedtoofferin-flightconnectivityby2020.Wi-Fiofferingonthe737MAXfleetwillbegininmid-January. ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019(CAC)isaseriesofactivitiesinthesameperiodoftheCAIF,whichisatopmanagement-gatheringplatformthatofficiallyhostedbyCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologySub-committeeofCSAA.Supportedby ChinaEasternAirlinesCo.,Ltd.,COMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstituteandTaikoo(Shandong)AircraftEngineeringCo.,Ltd.OrganizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,CAC2019willbeheldtoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,growancillaryrevenuesandimproveoperationalefficiency.Morethan30+airlinesandaround150~180professionalattendeesareexpectedtoparticipateinthisyear’scongress Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 15,2019
  • Cirrus Vision Jet G2 Certified

    CirrusAircrafthasreceivedFAAcertificationforanewversionofitssingle-engineVisionJet,theGeneration2(G2),anddeliveriesofthemodelwillbeginthismonth.Newfeaturesincludeahighermaximumoperatingaltitude,autothrottle,lithium-ionmain-shipbatteries,upgradedavionics,newcabinappointments,andadditionalpaintschemes. TheG2VisionJet’sGarminavionicssuiteisupgradedtothePerspective+configuration,withfasterprocessorsandhigher-resolutiondisplays,FlightStream510wirelessgateway,andaGarminautothrottlesystemfortheFadecWilliamsInternationalFJ33-5Aturbofan.ItsFlightStream510facilitatesGarminConnextflightplantransfers,databaseupdatesviatheGarminPilotapp,andtextmessagingusingGarminPilotandtheGarminGSR56Iridiumsatcom.TheSiriusXMradiosystemcanalsonowbecontrolledbyacellphoneinsteadofthroughtheavionics. Itsautothrottlesimplifiessingle-pilotflyingbymaintainingamanuallysetorFMSprogrammedairspeed.Thesystemautomaticallylowersthepowersettingandadjustsspeedifthejetisflyingtoofast—forexample,preventingexceedanceofspeedrestrictionsintheterminalenvironment.Theautothrottlecanbeusedafter400feetaglontakeoffandduringaninstrumentapproachtominimums.Duringacoupledinstrumentapproach,theautothrottleandautopilotcanautomaticallyflythemissedapproachprocedure. Inaddition,heautothrottlebringsnewfunctionalitytotheGarminElectronicStability&ProtectionSystem(ESP)ontheG2Vision.Forexample,inastall,theautothrottleaddspowertocomplementtheautopilotloweringthenose,eveniftheautothrottleandautopilotarenotengaged.Usingtheemergencydescentmode,theautothrottlelowerspowertoasettingoptimalforthedescentbutalsoforlevelingoffatasafeairspeed(about82percentpower). TheFJ33-5AenginehasalsobeenmodifiedwithanewthrustschedulefromFL240toFL310,thenewmaximumoperatingaltitude(upfromFL280),givingtheG2Visionanimprovedclimbandaseven-knotincreaseincruisespeedatFL280to311ktas.AtFL310,theVisionG2cancruiseat305ktas,oneknotfasterthantheoriginalVisionatFL280(atISAandmtow). OnApril16th-17th,StefanENGELS,theregionaldirectorinStrategicRelationshipManagementofJEPPESEN–ABoeingCompany,andDavidWEI,theDirectorandGeneralManagerofJEPPESENChina,willgivethepresentationabout‘DomesticNavData–theChinaWay’at8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum)in Shanghai.Jeppesenavionicdatasolutionsinclude:navigationdata(NavData®),obstacledata,terraindataandculturaldata.ThesedatasetspowerthelatesttechnologicaladvancesinmanyEFIS,MFDandPFDdisplays.NavData –providesyouwithvitalknowledgeofairportfeatures,runwaycharacteristics,communicationsinformation,waypointfeatures,SIDs,STARs,terminalapproachprocedureinformation,VORs,NDBsandacomprehensivesetofboundariesforcontrolled/restrictedairspace. ClickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Jan 16,2019
  • The Ultimate CJI Guide to Business Aircraft Connectivity

    “Weareallnowconnectedbytheinternet,”saidthelateStephenHawking,“Likeneuronsinagiantbrain.” Whenitcomestochoosingbetweendifferentoptionsforyourprivatejettoconnectwiththerestoftheworld,it’seasytobeconfusedorevenbamboozledbytechnology.Ifthat’syou,remembertheoldstoryofthe farmer’swifewho,onbeingofferedachoiceofcats,saidshedidn’tcarewhatcolorthecreaturewassolongasitcaughtmice. Dorecallthisquaintlittletaleaswetakeyouthroughtheplethoraofconnectivityoptionsavailable.Selectthesystemthatdoesthejobyouneedittodo. Anyeventthatcausesanaircraftnottobeabletotakeitsnextflightisaseriousone.AOGs(AircraftonGround)eventscanrangefromengineissuestocrackedwindscreens,butanincreasingnumberofeventsarebecausetheonboardWi-Fiisn’toperational. Itishardtounderestimatejusthowmuchtheinternethasbecomepartofourdailylives.Weuseitforeverything,frompayingourbills,tocheckingsportsscores,andfromkeepingintouchwithlovedonesindistantplaces,tocrushingsodaandcatchingPokémon. Itisalsoanintegralpartofourworklives.Wewritelittleelectronicletterstoeachotherallday,andanincreasingnumberofusmakeourphonecallsusingVOIP(VoiceoverInternetProtocol)technologythatusestheinternet. Oneofthemajorbenefitsofplayingatonlinecasinoshttps://bonushitlist.com/istheirbonusesandpromotions. Whenwearewithouttheinternet,wecanfeellost.Ifyouwantedtodisconnectfromtheworld20yearsagoallyouhadtodowastakethephoneoffthehookandstopreadingyourpost.Todayyouhavetogothroughdigitaldetox. Therearesomeplacesaroundtheworldthatneithertheinternetnoraphonesignalcanreach–placessuchasthemiddleofdesertsorthetopsofmountains.Forsome,itcanbethedreamgetaway.Forothers,itcanbetheworstnightmarepossible. Itisnotonlytheplacesthataphonesignalcannotreachwherewecannotgetonline.Anaircraftisoneofthoseplaces,althoughrecentadvancesintechnologymeanthatanincreasingnumberofaircraftareinternetequipped. Beingabletousetheinternetonaprivatejetisnoeasyfeat.Tothepassengersinthebackoftheaircraftitlookssimpleenough,choosethecorrectnetworktoconnectto,enterapasswordandofftheygo. Yetdespitethechallenges,passengersstillexpecttobeconnectedwhilstat35,000feet.Tocharterbrokersanaircraftthatdoesnothaveaccesstofast,reliableinternetconnectivityishardertocharteroutthanawell-connectedaircraft. “ManypassengerswillnotflywithoutWiFi,withoutconnectivity,”saysStephane Aligara,businessdevelopmentmanageratARINCDirectCabinServices(nowpartofCollinsAerospace).EvenifitisnotanAOGfailure,thepassengerswillnotflywithoutconnectivity,becausetheyexpecttobeconnected,forentertainmentorforwork.Thatconnectivitythattheyhaveathome,theyexpecttohaveitintheair.” Buttobeabletogettothatstagetakesalotofwork,ittakesalotofequipment.Althoughthepricesofusingtheinternetonanaircraftfortheenduserarecomingdown,thecostsassociatedwithprovidingtheservicearehuge.Fromlaunchingsatellitestoinstallingonboardequipmentontheaircrafttopickupthesignals,therearealotofcostsinvolvedthatthe passengers,thepeopleusingtheinternet,neversee. Whenaircraftownerschoosewhichinternetsystemtouseonboard,theynormallydecidewhichsuppliertogowith.Behindthatdecisionsitstheprovider’sdecisiononwhattypeofconnectionitwilluse.Andbehindthatisthedecisiononwhatsatellitesystemtouse. Noneofthesemattertotheenduser,whoremainsoblivioustoanythingotherthanwhentheycan’tconnecttotheinternetproperlyoriftheconnectionisslow. MuchlikewithhomeWi-Fi,therearedifferentstagesthatasignalneedstogothroughtobeabletoreachtheoutsideworldfromanaircraft.Thiscantakeanywhereuptoeighthops,withthesignalitselfhavingtotravelanestimated100,000kmfromtheonboarddevice,uptothesatellite,downtoserversontheground,totheoutsidenetworkandserversforthecontentbeingserved,andallthewaybackupagain. Initssimplestterms,alltheownerofanaircraftcaresaboutisthespeedoftheconnectionandthatheorshewillbeabletogetaccesswherevertheyfly. Theydonotcareaboutwhoprovidesthe on-board router,orwhatsatellitesystemitisusing.Aslongasitworks,theyarehappy. Thereisamyriadofdifferentcompaniesprovidinginternetservices,butnotallofthemdothesamething.Someprovidetheonboardequipmenttoroutetheinternetsignal,someownsatellitesandsomeleasebandwidthfromotherproviders. Ifyouweretoaskownerswhatinternetsystemtheyuseontheiraircraft,theymightsaySatcomDirect.WhilstSatcomDirectispartofthechain,itsimplysuppliestheonboardroutersthat,inturn,connecttoInmarsat’ssatelliteconstellation,toprovideaKa-bandsolution. “Ithinkthereasonthatweneedthistypeofguideisthatalotofpeopleenterthismarket,andthereisalotofconfusionaboutwhatyou need”saysChrisMoore,COO,SatcomDirect. Consideringthehugemarketofthecivialaviationconnection,morecommunicationanddeeperdiscussionareextremelyvitalfromnotonlytheglobalmanufacturesbutalsothemainairlinesandallthepartsinvolvedtobuildaconnected-ecointheair.Therefore,thethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,the“ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”(CACC2019)willbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th-18th,2019.Itaimstoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,growancillaryrevenuesandimproveoperationalefficiency.Morethan15+airlines,3mainmobileoperators,4+AircraftOEMs,10+systemintegrator,20+equipmentR&Dcompaniesand15+appdeveloperswillparticipateinthiscongress,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 27,2018
  • Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan Engine has had a Very Good Year

    InthelongandcomplexhistoryofUnitedTechnologies,2018willlikelyberememberedastheyearthatRockwellCollinswasacquiredandthecompanyannounceditwouldreturntoitsrootsasanaviationenterprisebyseparatingfromitsnon-aerospaceunits.Nodoubtaboutit,thetransformationofUnitedTechnologiesfromamajorsupplierofaircraftengines,electronicsandmechanicalequipmentintothebiggestsuchsupplierintheworld($50billioninrevenues)isasignificantdevelopment. However,itmaybethatthemostimportantdevelopmentshapingthecompany’sfuturesuccessin2018wasbarelynoticedbymanyoutsiders.TheGearedTurbofan(GTF)enginethatitsPratt&Whitneyunitspent20yearsand$10billiondevelopinghaswonbroadacceptanceamongcarriersaroundtheworldbydemonstratingitcandeliverallthepromisedbenefitsinfuelefficiency,noisereductionandemissionsabatementwhilesustaininghighratesofreliability. There’sbeenplentyofcoverageoftheGearedTurbofanthisyear,butfewwritersseemtograspthattheengine’ssuccessin2018representsawatershedinthehistoryofaircraftpropulsion.Everyturbofanuptothispointhasrunitsfrontendandbackendatthesamespeed–eventhoughoptimumefficiencydictatesrunningthefanatthefrontmuchslowerthanthecompressorandturbineelementsintheback.TheGTFchangesallthatbyintroducing3:1reductiongearsbetweenfrontandback,allowingeachpartoftheenginetooperateatthemostefficientspeed. It’sabreakthrough,butlikemanyotherrevolutionarytechnologies,GTF’sintroductionwasaccompaniedbychallenges.Muchofthecoveragefollowingitsintroductionin2016focusedonthosechallenges.Theearlychallengeshavenowbeenresolved,andPrattispoisedtotakemarketsharefromitscompetitors.ThisseemslikeagoodtimetorecapwhatPratt&Whitney–acontributortomythinktank–hasaccomplished,becauseitisgoingtochangethefaceofaviation. Pratt&Whitney'sGearedTurbofanrevolutionizesenginedesignbyintroducing3:1reductiongearsbetweenthefanatthefrontendandbackwhereturbinesandcompressorsarelocated.Asaresult,eachengineelementoperatesatthemostefficientrate.PRATT&WHITNEYStrongdemand. InthetwelvemonthsendingNovember30,Prattreceived2,000ordersandcommitmentsforGearedTurbofans,raisingthetotalto10,000.During2018tenmorecarriersjoinedthecommunityofusers,raisingthetotalnumberofairlinesadoptingthenewpropulsionsystemtoover30.MajorrecentordershavebeenreceivedfromDelta,JetBlueandSwiss,mainlytoequipAirbusA320neoaircraftandtherecentlyrenamedAirbusA220(formerlyBombardier’sCSeries).TheGTFhasalsobeenadoptedbyregionaljetmakersEmbraer,IrkutandMitsubishi. The4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForumwillbeheldinthecityofShanghaiatNovotelHongqiao.Focuson“HighlyEfficientAndCleanCivilAviationEngineTechnologyDevelopmentTrends(LowerFuelConsumptionRate&LowerEmission/Technicalcomparisonofimprovingengineefficiencyandimprovingpropulsionefficiency/Applicationstatusanddevelopmenttrendofnewenginetechnologydifferentfromtraditionalturbofanengine(intercooledrecuperatedcycleaero-engine,GTF,OpenRotor))”.Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 27,2018
  • Fit Trig And Take Advantage Of The FAA 2020 ADS-B Rebate

    OffersExpressLaneServiceForInstallationAtAuthorizedDealers ThedeadlineforADS-BinNorthAmerica2020isnotthatfaraway.RightnowtheFAAisofferingpilotstheopportunitytosecurea$500rebateagainstthecostofavionicsfor2020. TherebatecoversADS-BOutavionicsthatcarryanFAATSOandmeetADS-BOutrulerequirements.Trig’sTT31andTT22transpondersare2020readyandhavethelatestTSO-C166bforADS-BOut.InadditiontoaTrigtransponderyouneedasuitableGPSPositionSourceandGPSantennatobeADS-BOutequipped.TheTrigTT31transponderisaclassleader,itprovidesapracticalupgradeoptionasitusestheoriginalantenna,wiring,encoderandBKtray(KT76A,KT76CorKT78Amodels). ApprovedTrigDealersnowofferauniqueADS-BExpressLaneService.PilotscanreplacetheirlegacyBendixKingtransponderwitha‘plugandplay’TT31ModeStransponder.IfanexistingGNSorGTNWAASNavigatorisinstalledandtheaircraftisfeaturedontheTrig’sSTC(includes650types)thenanADS-BOutinstallationcanbecompletedinaround5hours.Thissaveshundredsofdollarsininstallationtime. Forpilotswhodon’thaveaWAASGPS,Trig’sTN70GPSistheidealADS-Bpositionsource,itcomesinacompletekitwithaTA70certifiedWAASGPSantenna.ExperimentalandlightsportpilotsarebestservedbyTrig’sTN72GPSPositionSource.PairedwithaTrigTT22compacttransponderthisisaFAR91.227compliant2020solution. Trig’sADS-BBundlehasbeendesignedwithexperimentalandlightsportpilotsinmind.ThebundleincludesaTT22transponder,TN72GPSpositionsourceandcertifiedTA70WAASantennaforonly$2899ex.vat.Whenthebundleisinstalled,asacompletesolutionanFAA$500rebateapplicationcanbemade.Thisisagreatdealandonethatwillnotlast!TheFAA’srebatewillendwhenthemoneyrunsout,sodon’twait.Joinotherpilots,fitTrig,get2020readyandclaimnow. Inordertocomplywiththefuturegeneralaviationmarketdevelopmentstrategy,at8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),whichwillbeheldinShanghaionApril16th-17th,wewillprovidesuppliersofADS-BsolutionswithspeakingsponsorshipopportunitythatrelatedADS-Btopictomeetthecurrentsituationoftheindustrytofindmorecost-effectivesolutions.    ClickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Dec 28,2018
  • Galleon and Multiax Visit COMAC Composite Center

    OnDecember13,2018,withthecoordinationandrecommendation ofGalleon Corporation,DavideMeneghel,headofMultiaxTechnicalServiceCenter,visitedCOMAC CompositeMaterialsCenter.Theotherrepresentatives IncludesJinHongming,Secretary-GeneralofShanghaiSociety ofAeronautics, ZhangYifei,GeneralManagerofGalleon AviationServiceCo.,Ltd,andLiRan,ExecutiveDirectorofGalleonMediaCo.,Ltd. Theywere receivedbyXuYingqiang,DirectorofCompositeMaterialCenter,Secretary ofGeneralPartyBranch andDirectorofCompositeWorkshopofShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.Themeeting discussedabout thecooperationopportunities ofthesecondphaseofChinaCommercialAircraftCompositesProject. OnSeptember5th,2017,David,the FounderandSalesDirectorofMultiax, visited GalleonCorporation.Afterthenegotiation,bothparties confirmedthatGalleon istheexclusiveagency of Multiaxin GreaterChina aviationmarket.Afterover oneyearofmarketresearchandmanyvisits,Galleon assistedMultiaxsuccessfullyconnected withCOMAC CompositeCenterandweareexpectingfurthercooperationinthefuture. Italian MultiaxCo.,Ltd.wasfoundedin1995.Itisaninnovativehigh-techmodernenterpriseintegratingscientificresearch,development,productionandselling.Itisalarge-scalefive-axisCNCmachiningcenter that specializingin design,manufactureandhighqualityandcost-effective products.It ismainlyusedfortheprocessingofnon-metal,compositematerials,aluminumandothermaterialsproductsandmolds.

    Dec 14,2018
  • Airbus and China Mobile Cooperate to Develop In-flight Wi-fi

    EuropeanaerospacegiantAirbusGrouphassignedanagreementwithChinesetelcoChinaMobiletodevelopin-flightwi-fiservicestomeetincreasingdemandforin-airconnectivity. Thecooperationaimstodevelopanend-to-endsolutionforhigh-speedin-flightconnectivitythatwillsupporttheuseofportabledevicesonboardandtheupcoming5Gtechnologies.    EarlierinJanuarythisyear,theCivilAviationAuthorityofChinaallowedtheuseofmobiledevicesonboardaslongasairplanemodewasswitchedon.Followingthis,demandforin-flightwi-fiisexpectedtosurgeoverthenextfewyearsasmostdomesticrouteshaveyettobeequippedwithwi-fiservicesduetotechnologyandcostlimitations. Currentapproachestoin-flightwi-fiareeitherthroughsatellite-to-planesignalsdirectlyorair-to-groundcommunications.Currently,mostin-flightwi-fioperateviasatellite-to-planesignalsthatcanbeunstableandexpensive. Air-to-groundcommunications,ontheotherhand,arecheaperasgroundsignaltowershavericherresources,aremorestableandeasiertobuild.However,air-to-groundcommunicationsdonotworkwhentheplaneistravellingoverlargebodiesofwater. Bilateralcooperationwillbeconductedthroughsubsidiariesofthetwocompanies,theAirbusChinaInnovationCenterinShenzhenandtheChinaMobileIntelligentMobilityNetworkTechnologyCo.,whichhasafocusonthetransportationindustryand5Gnetworks. ManyofMobileOperatorslikeChinaMobile,commercialairlines,systemintergratorsandetc.fromChinaareactivelyseekingnewproductsandbetterserviceexperiencetosatisfythepassengers’needsasmuchaspossible. Connectedaircraftisdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.ConsideringthehugedemandofChineseaviationmarket,onApril17th-18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 13,2018
  • NASA Runs First-Ever Test of New Jet Engine Tech

    Car,truck,trainandaircraftmanufacturershavemadegreatstridesinrecentyearstoreducefuelconsumption,resultinginconsumersavingsandloweremissions.WithNASA’shelp,theaircraftindustryisstrivingtoincreasefuelefficiencyevenmore. Onewaytodothatistocreatenewaircraftenginedesigns.EngineersatNASA’sGlennResearchCenterinClevelandaretestinganewfanandinletdesign,commonlycalledapropulsor,whichcouldincreasefuelefficiencybyfourtoeightpercentmorethantheadvancedenginedesignsairlinesarebeginningtouse. Ontoday’sjetaircraft,theenginesaretypicallylocatedawayfromtheaircraft’sbodytoavoidingestingthelayerofslowerflowingairthatdevelopsalongtheaircraft’ssurfaces,calledboundarylayer.Aerospaceengineersbelievetheycanreducefuelburnbyembeddinganaircraft’senginesintothesesurfacesandingestingtheboundarylayerairflowtopropeltheaircraftthroughitsmission. Itsoundslikeasimpledesignchange,butit’sactuallyquitechallenging.Boundarylayerairflowishighlydistorted,andthatdistortionaffectsthewaythefanperformsandoperates.Thesenewdesignsrequireastrongerfan. Toaddressthesechallenges,NASAGlennistestinganewpropulsorinits8’x6’ WindTunnel.DesignedbyUnitedTechnologiesResearchCenterwithresearchconductedbyVirginiaPolytechnicandStateUniversity,theruggedboundarylayeringesting(BLI)inlet-fancombinationisthefirstofitskindevertobetested. CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,basedonChinaNationalSpecialProjectofAeroEngine&GasTurbine,islocatedinShanghai,China.Thisforumaimstosupportaeroengineindustrydevelopmentthroughinformationexchangesandbusinesscooperation.InitiatedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.,thisannualforumhasbeensuccessfullyheldinthepastthreeyears.TheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019willbeheldinthecityofShanghai,atJeurongHotel,onMarch20th-21st,2019. Theforumwillanalyzeoptimizedsolutionsthatcouldacceleratetheestablishmentandimprovementsofaeroenginefundamentaltechnologysupport,R&Dandproduction,modificationandverification,productconfigurationthroughkeynotespeech,paneldiscussions,exhibitions,businessmeetingsandmediainterviews.CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019,asanauthoritativeandtimelyplatform,promisestounitemorethan200distinguisheddelegatesfromgovernmentbureau,aeroenginedesigner,manufacturer,tester,componentsprovidersandsoftwarecompanies.WelookforwardtomeetingyouinShanghai. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 13,2018
  • Honeywell Advances SURF IA Airport Alerting

    Honeywell,inpartnershipwithAirbus,Dassault,andEurocontrol,hascompletedinitialtestingofSURFIA,asystemthatusesADS-BOutandIntechnologytogivepilotsvisualandaudiowarningsofpotentialrunwayconflicts. SURFIA(SituationalAwarenessontheAirportSurfacewithIndicationsandAlerts),alsoknownasSurfaceIndicationsandAlertsystem,takesrunwayincursionwarningsystemsastepfurtherbyaddingvisualandaudiblealertsofotheraircraftandprovidingtime-to-collisionwarnings. “Traditionally,pilotshavereliedentirelyontheirlineofsightandinstructionsfromairtrafficcontroltoavoidcollisions,”Honeywellexplained. "Therearenoindependentavionicssystemsonthemarkettodaythatcanhelpavoidrunwayaccidentsandcollisions,"saidMikeStewart,vicepresident,advancedtechnologies,HoneywellAerospace. Honeywell’searlierincursion-preventionsystem,RunwayAwarenessandAdvisorySystem(RAAS),wasasoftwareupdatetothePrimusApexorEpicavionicssuite’sEnhancedGroundProximityWarningSystem(EGPWS).Designedtoimprovepilots’situationalawarenessduringtakeoffandlanding,RAASprovidesadvisorieswhenitappearsapilotmightbetryingtotakeofffromataxiway,whentheaircraftisapproachingtherunwayortaxiingontherunway,runwaydistanceremaining,etc. SmartRunwayandSmartLandingarethenextevolutionofRAASandaddmorefeatures,suchasalertswhentakeoffflapsarenotset;therunwayselectedforlandingistooshort;theaircrafthasbeeninanextendedholdonarunway;thereisinsufficientrunwayremaining;anapproachisunstable;theaircraftmaybelandingonataxiway;andmore. “SURFIAallowsustotakeourexistingtechnologyastepfurtherbyhelpingreducetheriskofanincidentwithotheraircraftontherunway,”saidStewart.Byanalyzingpositiondataofotheraircraftattheairport,SURFIA“calculatesfactors,suchastimetocollision,throughspecializedalgorithmstoalertpilotsofsurroundingaircraft. “WithsolutionssuchasHoneywell'sSmartRunway,SmartLanding,andnowSURFIA,wearepioneeringaccidentpreventionthroughbetterpilotawareness,lesslatencyindecision-making,andquickeractions.SURFIAallowsustotakeourexistingtechnologyastepfurtherbyhelpingreducetheriskofanincidentwithotheraircraftontherunway.” Honeywellanditspartners’initialtestingofSURFIAispartofresearchdoneundertheSingleEuropeanSkyAirTrafficManagementResearchprogram. Todiscovermorebusinessopportunitiesinavionicssystem,thistime,HoneywellwillshowinpresenceinCivilAvionicsInternationalForumonApril16th-17th,2019,inJEURONGHotelShanghaitotalkabouttheleading-edgeavionicstechnoloty.Futhermore,atCAIF2019(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-ForumonApril17th,2019),Honeywell’spartner,thehumanfactorsexpertofAIRBUShasconfirmedtogiveaspeechaboutIntegratedInnovationOfHuman-to-machineInteractionInCockpitDesign’inCAIF2019.ItwillbesurelytogiveawholenewHF/HMIsolutiontobuildthenewerainavionicsindustry. Toregisteryourinterestspleasecontactmarketing@galleon.cc.

    Dec 13,2018
  • GE Aviation Expands Agreement as Aircraft Industries Engine Provider

    GEAviationhassignedanagreementwithAircraftIndustriestosupplyGEHSeriesturbopropenginesforLetL-410andL-410NGmodelsmanufacturedbytheCzech-basedaircraftmaker. GE’sHSeriesisafamilyofturbopropenginesofferingawiderangeofpowerandperformancecustomizedforbusinessandgeneralaviationaircraft.Featuringpoweroutputoptionsfrom750to850SHPforbothtakeoffandmaximumcontinuousoperation,theHSeriesistheidealpowersolutiontomeettherequirementsoftheL-410series. L-410commuterspoweredbyM601orHSeriesengineshaveoperatedinover60countriesworldwide.Thedurableaircraft’sabilitytolandonshort,unpavedrunwaysenablesoperationinsevereconditions.TheL-410offersmaximumversatilityforavarietyofmissions. GEretainedtherugged,reliablefeaturesofthelegacyM601engine,theninfusedadvancedaerodynamics,materialsandnovelmanufacturingprocessestocreatethemodernHSeriesturbopropenginefamily.TheHSerieshasnovel3Daerodynamicdesignforthecompressorandblisks(bladeddisks)compressorrotors.Italsohasaseriesoftechnicalfeaturesaimedtoincreasepowerdensity,improveenginefuelefficiencyandextenddurability.areamongtheenablersfortheL410s’augmentedhot-daytakeoffperformanceandhigh-altitudecruisespeeds. TheL-410NG,poweredbyGE’sH85-200engine,inheritedthebestofL-410familyaircraftandoffersimprovedflightparameters,operationalcharacteristicsandthelatestavionics.Thankstoanewwingstructure,withintegralfueltankandalmostdoubledfuelcapacity,theL-410NGenablessignificantlylongermaximumrange(2500km/1350NM)andendurance(10hours).Othermajorenhancementstotheaircraftincludegreaterpayload(2154kg/4749lbs.),cockpitandpassengercabinandincreasedservicelife. GEAviationCzechisGE’sheadquartersforitsbusinessandgeneralaviationTurbopropmarketsegment,consolidatingadvancedtechnologies,design,andglobalaftermarketsupportinprovidingtargetedsolutionstothemarket. Inrecentyears,thedevelopmentofglobalaerospaceindustryhasgreatlyenhancedtherequirementsofAircraftOEMsandAirlinecompaniesforaeroengines.Overthenext20years,theChinaairtransportationwillnearlyquadruple.AircraftnoiseandemissionissuesarebecomingthemajorchallengestoChinaairtransportationindustry.Inspiteoftheincreasingrequirementsforhighperformanceandreliability,aeroenginescostsareexpectedtodecrease.Despitetheenhancingthrustandpower,aeroenginenoiseisrequiredtobecontrolledinamoreeffectiveway.Higherclients’expectationsdrivetocontinuousinnovationofaeroengineproducts.CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum(CAESH),basedonChinaNationalSpecialProjectofAeroEngine&GasTurbine,islocatedinShanghai,China.Thisforumaimstosupportaeroengineindustrydevelopmentthroughinformationexchangesandbusinesscooperation.InitiatedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.,thisannualforumhasbeensuccessfullyheldinthepastthreeyears.The 4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum(CAESH2019)willbeheldinthecityofShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019atNovotelShanghaiHongqiao.

    Nov 30,2018
  • Satcom Direct Becomes VAR for Inmarsat Jet ConneX

    SatcomDirect(SD)hasbeenappointedaLevel1ValueAddedReseller(VAR)forInmarsat’sJetConneXinflightconnectivityservice. TheLevel1VARstatusmeansthatSDcannowprovidethehigh-speeddataservicedirectlytothebusinessaviationcommunity. SDsaysthenewJetConneXLevel1VARstatusbringsevenmoreflexibilitytothenewly-launchedSDXperiencewhichsimplifiesandimprovesbusinessaviationconnectivityandoperations. SDXperienceisanewfully-synchronized,end-to-endsolutionthatcombinescabinandcockpitcommunicationsservices,aircraftconnectivityhardware,andflightoperationssoftware. SDXperienceallowsthecompanytodelivertailored,customer-drivensolutionstotheglobalbusinessaviationmarketplace. AsaLevel1VAR,SDcustomersalsonowhavemoredirectairtimeproviderchoicesthroughtheSDXperience. DavidGreenhill,PresidentSD,said:“SDwasthefirstbusinessaviationcommunicationsprovidertoprovisionitsservicesandtransmitdataoverInmarsat’sfirsttwoGlobalXpresssatellites.We’redelightedthatoursuccessfulpartnershipcontinuestogrow,andwe’vebecometheleadingsupplierofJetConneXtotheglobalbusinessaviationsector. “Additionally,SDproprietarysolutionsenhanceandoptimisetheJetConneXservicetodeliverunmatchedperformanceintheair. “TheseexclusiveSDservicesallowoperatorstomanageandmaximisebandwidth,improvevoicecallquality,prioritizepassengerdataandmore–bringingthemabetterJetConneXexperience.” PhilipBalaam,President,InmarsatAviationsaid:“Inmarsat’sJetConneXglobalinflightWi-Fihasexperiencedunprecedenteddemandinthebusinessaviationmarket,withmorethan400activationstodateacrosstheworld. AswhatPhilipbalaamsaid,theinflightWi-Fiindustryisonthevergeofexplosivegrowth.MeanwhilewiththestrongsupportoftheChinagovernmentandairlines,moreandmoreopportunitiesemergeand itisdefinitelyagoodpointforallthesupplierstogetinvolved.BesidesthesuccessofSDandJetConne’scooperationpointsouthowcrucialitistochoosetheappropriatepartner.ConsideringtheChinesemarketandthehugedemand,onApril17th-18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether  theChinesemainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwizmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Nov 30,2018
  • Jeppesen Adds New Features to Mobile Flitedeck Efbs

    BoeingyesterdayannouncedenhancementstoJeppesenMobileFliteDeck,apopularelectronicflightbag(EFB)solutionforthebusinessandgeneralaviationmarket.Newfeaturesincludereal-timedatacapabilitiesforfasterdecisionmakingandintelligentdataprocessingbasedonpilotrequirementsandpreferences. “Introducingnewdata-drivenfeaturesforMobileFliteDeckunderscoresourcommitmenttodeliveringworld-classEFBsolutionsforourcustomers,”saidWilliamAmpofo,VicePresident,businessandgeneralaviation,BoeingGlobalServices.“Theseenhancementswillsimplifythepilot’snavigationexperiencebymakingdatamoreaccessibleandusableinallphasesofflight.” EnhancementstoMobileFliteDeckinclude: •JeppesenStandardAirwayManualtextisnowfullyindexedandsearchable,optimizingtheflightpreparationprocess. •Aneworganizedtrackstructuresimplifiesinternational,oceanicflighttracksbyautomaticallyplugginginrouteinformationbasedonenteredarrivalanddepartureairports,eliminatingmanualsmartnotes,whichanalyzechronologicalandgeospatialflightinformationtopresentkeydatapointsforpilotsautomatically,withouttheneedformanualinteraction. •Newstandardinstrumentdeparture/standardarrivalroutes(SID/STAR)chartdatacapabilitiesthatincludeown-shipdepictiontohighlightairplanelocationonthemapinthebusyterminalairspaceenvironment.PilotscannowchoosespecificSID/STARroutingdatatofittheiruniqueflightplansandoperation. Asourlong-termpartner,JeppesenhashelpedaviationProfessionalsworldwidetoreachtheirdestinationssafelyandefficiently.Thistime,JeppesenwillsharetheirlatestsolutioninavionicsatCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF)onApril16th-17th,2019. Toregisteryourinterest,pleasecontactmarketing@galleon.cc

    Nov 29,2018
  • Virgin Australia to Open New Pilot Training Centre

    VirginAustraliahasannounceditwillbeopeningaworld-classpilottrainingcentreinTamworth.TamworthRegionalCouncilchoseVirginAustraliaGroupastheairlinetoestablishthetrainingcentreintheNewSouthWalescity.     TamworthRegionalCouncilMayorCrColMurrayadded:“FewregionalairportsboastfacilitiesthecalibreofthoseinTamworthsowehavebeenintheveryfortunatepositionofattractingmorethanoneproposaltodelivercommercialpilottrainingservicesatourairport.TheVirginAustraliaGrouphasputforwardaverycompellingproposition,onethatmakesbestuseofourfacilitiesandoffersasustainablereturnforTamworthRegionalAirport.”   “Whiledetailsofouragreementwillbereleasedinduecourse,weremainimpressedwiththeinnovativeapproachtakenbytheVirginAustraliaGroupandtheirgenuinedesiretoworkinpartnershipwithCouncil,ourairportandthebusinesscommunity.Itisthankstovisionarycommunityleadersofthepastthattodaywecanoffersuchwell-establishedpilottrainingfacilities.ItisnowtimeforTamworthRegionalCouncil’svision,alongwiththeglobalvisionoftheVirginAustraliaGroup,forTamworthRegionalAirporttogrowandbecomeaworld-classAviationCentreofExcellence.”   Inordertostrengthentherelationship,buildupmorecooperationbetweenChinesedomesticuniversitiesandinstitutions,wewillorganizethe4th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018),eventvenuewillbesetupinGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th.   CATF2018isorganizedbyCivilAviationFlightUniversityofChinaandCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.,itwillfocusonnewtechnologyuseinaviationtraining,effectivenessontrainingcourses,policiesonbalancinggeneralaviationtrainingandcommercialaviationtraining,increasetrainees’ability,allbasedonthecollaborationbetweenChineseflightschools,foreignflightinstitutionsandairlines.CATF2018alsobreedspotentialbusinessopportunitiesbothdomesticallyandinternationally.ItwillbeagreatchancenotonlytoknowthecurrentChinesemarket,butalsomeettheseniorexecutivesfromChineseaviationtrainingindustry.   FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Nov 16,2018
  • Boeing’s New 737 Completion Center in China Ready to Open

    BoeingwillopenitsChina737jetcompletionfacilityinthecoastalcityofZhoushannextmonth,andaimstodeliveritsfirstairplanetoAirChinainDecember.   BoeingChinaPresidentJohnBruns saystheupcomingdeliverywillmarkthefirsttimeBoeingdeliversanaircraftatanoverseassite.   “Wewilldeliverthefirst737aircraftinZhoushanthisyear,andwewillgraduallycontinuetheramp-up,makingannualcapacityreach100,”hesaid.   Bruns’sremarkswerereportedbyXinhua,theCommunistParty-runpressagencyofthePeople’sRepublicofChina.BoeingspokesmanPaulBergman saidBrunswasaccuratelyquoted,butthejetmakermadenoannouncementofitsown.   BoeingpartneredwithCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)tojointlybuildandoperatethecompletioncenter.Boeinginvested$33millionintheventure,andownsthe737deliverycenterentirely.   Theprojectincludesamanufacturinghangar,apaintinghangar,adeliverycenterofficebuilding,maintenancehangar,storagefacilities,parkingapronsandtaxiways.   Unpainted737MaxjetswillflyfromBoeing’sRentonfactorytoZhoushan,wherethey’llbepaintedandhavetheirinteriorsinstalled.   “The737completionanddeliverycenterinZhoushanwillonlyserveourChinesecustomers,supportingthemtoexpandthefleetandbecomemoresuccessfulinthemarket,”Brunssaid.   BrunssaidBoeingwillworktomakeZhoushansuccessful,growingChina’sindustrialaviationsystemandboostingitssuppliers.   AerospaceanalystMichelMerluzeau,recentlyreturnedfromChina,saidZhoushanwaslate,but“nothingdramatic.”    “Inthecontextofatradewar,thisisapositiveforBoeingasitseekstocounterAirbusinthefastestgrowingairplanemarket,”Merluzeausaid.   ThefacilityineasternZhejiangprovinceopensasprofitsatChina’sthreebiggestpassengerairlinestumbledduringthefirstninemonthsdespiterisingtraffic,becauseofhigherfuelpricesandadepreciationoftheChineseyuancurrencyversustheU.S.dollar,OrientAviationreported. ChinaSouthernprofitsfell43percent.ChinaEasternprofitsalsofell43percent. AirChina’sprofitsfell16percent.   Boeingsellsto11Chineseairlines,whichnowbuyoneofeverythreeRenton-made737s.   IanChang,VicePresidentofBoeingChinaandShiJianzhong,VicePresidentofCOMACmadejointpresentationsaboutChinafutureaerospacecooperationonedaypriortotheestablishmentofCOMACBoeingJointCompletionCenterinCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017(CAIIF2017).Formoreeventdetails,pleaserefertothe post-eventreportofCAIIF2017&CAIIF2018orcontactmarketing@galleon.cc.InCAIIF2019,wewouldhaveAVICXACjoinusasthekeyorganizer.WelookforwardtomeetingyouinCAIIF2019inXi’antogetherwiththeindustrialleadingcompaniesincludingBoeing,Airbus,Bombardier,Embraer,Textron,UAC,COMAC,AVICandetc.

    Nov 16,2018
  • China and Russia Unveil Mock Up of Wide-body Jet to Rival Boeing and Airbus

    ChinaandRussiaareshowingoffforthefirsttimethisweekafull-scalemockupofthecockpitandforwardpassengercabinofitsnewCR929wide-bodyjet   ChinaandRussiathisweekunveiledalargemockupofawide-bodyjetthepartnershopewillonedayrivalsimilaraircraftfromtheBoeingCo.andAirbus. TheChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.Co.Ltd(CRAIC)isshowingoffafull-scalemockupofthecockpitandpartofthepassengercabinofitsCR929attheAirshowChinaeventinZhuhai,China,markingthefirstpublicdisplayofthestaticdisplaypiece. Thejointventure,whichconsistsofCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(Comac)andUnitedAircraftCorp.ofRussia,isnowintheprocessofselectingthemainsystemsandequipmentsuppliers. Itexpectsthatworktobefinishedbytheendofnextyear,astheaircraftprogressestowardatargetentryintoserviceinthelatterhalfofthenextdecade. Whilesomeindustryobservershavebeenskepticalofthattimeline,whenevertheCR929doesenterthemarketitwillcompeteagainstBoeing’s(NYSE:BA)787DreamlinerandAirbus’A350. BothofthethosejetsrepresentworkforSpiritAeroSystemsInc.(NYSE:SPR),whichbuildsthecompleteforwardfuselageofthe787inWichitaandthecenterfuselagesectionoftheA350atitsplantinKinston,NorthCarolina. TheRussia-Chinajetisbeingdesignedtocarry280passengersinabasicthree-classlayoutoftheCR929-600model.Futureplanscallforafullfamilyofaircrafttoincludealargerandsmallermodel. ItisexpectedthatthefuselageofthenewaircraftwillbebuiltbyChina,whilethewingswillbebuiltbyRussia. AccordingtoareportfromReuters,thecompanysaidthisweekthatitwouldseeksupplierproposalsfromallovertheworld. However,acompanyofficialdeclinedtocommenttothepublicationonwhethercurrenttradeissueswiththeU.S.wouldimpactthosesupplierselections.   Toaccesstheveryfirsthandnewsoftheexecutionofthe1st CR929trialmanufacturing in2019,pleasepayattentiontoJetlinermagazineonthehomepageofCOMAC.Now,theadvertorial slotsareopen!Pleasecontact:marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Nov 19,2018
  • Euramec and Skylegs to Provide Online Flight Operations Platform for China Aerospace

    EuramecHangzhouR&DCentertodeliver2019China-centricsolution   Hangzhou/Zhuhai-Euramec,theEuropeanproviderofadvancedflightsimulationsolutions,announcedtodayatitsHangzhouR&DCentertorolloutChina’sfirstinternationalcertifiedonlineflightoperationsplatformforthegrowingChineseaerospacemarket.   Aircraftoperatorswillhaveaccesstoanend-to-endaircraftmanagementsolutionthroughmobiledevices,tabletsandwebbrowsersasaresultofarecentlysignedagreementbetweenEuramecandSkylegs.   JumpStartyourbusinessanddriveROI   TheSkylegsonlineflightoperationsplatformisacloud-basedcentralizeddatahubthatintegratesreal-timeoperationalandplanningdata,allbusinessandgovernancerules,andextensivevolumesofdataonaircraft,crew,andpassengers.Withasinglesourceofreality,thedataisthenmodeledandoptimized.   Theresultisasetofcompliantpotentialschedulesforaircraft,crew,andpassengersthatisexecutedwithinminutesratherthanhours.   Skylegsmodulesarebuiltbypilotsforpilots.Themodularsetupincludes: · Schedulingwithautomaticflighttimelimitationcalculationsandsmartcrewrostering · Operationswithdocumentcontrol,ElectronicFlightBag,movementmessagesandliveflightdata · Trainingwithcrewrecordkeeping,qualificationmanagementandcoursescheduling · Saleswithquotation,ClientResourceManagementandinvoicing · SafetyManagementSystemwithreporting,investigationandriskassessmenttools  · Compliancechecklists,galleriesandtaskmanagers · Predictivemaintenanceandelectroniclogbook · Pilotlogbook   TheEuramecSkylegssolutionisofferedtooperatorsofexecutivebusinessaviation,generalaviation,aircharter,aerialwork(specializedservicessuchasagriculture,construction,photography,surveying,observationandpatrol,searchandrescue)andotheraircraftoperatorsinChina.   TheEuramecSkylegsOnlineFlightOperationsPlatformiscertifiedbyseveralCivilAviationAuthoritieswithinEMEA,mostofthemincorporatingaviationregulationslikeEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA).   SkylegsandtheEuropeanBusinessAviationAssociation(EBAA)cooperateondigitalplatformprogramstobuildadvancedback-officesystemsbasedonEurocontrolandairlinedata.   Eurocontrol,thepan-Europeanairtrafficmanagement(ATM)systemsupportedby41countries,isatrustedSkylegsbusinesspartner.   EuramecCEOBertBuyle:“SkylegsisasuccessstoryinEurope.WearenowdeployingthenextgenerationofflightmanagementsolutionsforChinafromourR&DCenterinHangzhou.ThelocalizedSkylegsplatformwillfitseamlesslywithChineseaerospacestandardsandwillsetanewstandardinthemarket.”   Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,the “ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”(CACC2019) whichwillbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th -18th,2019.Aimstoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,Growancillaryrevenues,improveoperationalefficiency,morethan15+airlines,3mainmobileoperators,4+AircraftOEMs,10+systemintegrator,20+equipmentR&Dcompanies,15+appdeveloperswillparticipateinthiscongress,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Nov 16,2018
  • GE’s Commercial Airline Engines Receive Green Light for New 3D Printed Part

      GEAerospacehasproducedthis‘certifiedtofly’powerdooropeningsystemusingGEAdditive’sConceptLasertechnology   InthenearfutureGEAviation’sGEnx-2BcommercialairlineenginesthatpowertheBoeing747-8willfeatureanadditivelymanufacturedbracketnowthattheFAAhasapproveda‘changeindesign’request.ThenewpartswillentermassproductionatGEAviation’sfacilityinAuburn,Alabama,beingproducedusingGEAdditiveConceptLaserM2cusingMultilasermachinesthismonth,withthenewbracketspredictedtotaketotheskiesinearlyin2019.Replacingaconventionallymanufacturedpowerdooropeningsystem(PDOS)bracket,thepartisusedonthegroundtoopenandclosethefancowldoorstoenableaccesstothefancompartmentformaintenance.Thenewdesignusesabespoke,interlockingdesigntohouseallfourbracketsonasinglebuildplate,withtheConceptLaserM2cusingmachine’spairoflasersabletoprintanaircraft’sworthofbracketsinonebuild,beforepost-processingandinspection.Thenewmanufacturingmethodreduceswastematerialbyalmost90percent,andtheweightofthepartby10percent,“Wechosethisprojectbecauseitrepresentedseveralfirstsforus.It’sthefirstprogramwecertifiedonaConceptLasermachine,”saidEricGatlin,generalmanager,additiveintegratedproductteam,GEAviation.“It’salsothefirstprojectwetookfromdesigntoproductioninlessthan10months,”“ToensuretheM2cusingmachineswerecertifiedtomeetthestrictrequirementsfortheaerospaceindustry,collaborationonthisprogramhasbeencloserthanusualwithourcolleaguesatGEAdditive.“Aswecontinuethinkingaboutthemanypartswecandesign,redesignandmanufactureonGEAdditivemachines,I’mlookingforwardtoputtingbothourteamsandthetechnologythroughtheirpaces.”TheGEnxisthefastest-selling,high-thrustjetengineinGEAviationhistorywithmorethan1,600enginesonorder.TheGEnx-2Benginepowersthefour-engineBoeing747-8.   ShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillhostthe"4th AnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"inShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019. Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith  marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Nov 16,2018
  • Boeing to Offer Rockwell Collins Enhanced Flight Vision System and Dual Head-up Guidance System as Linefit Options for the 737 MAX

    RockwellCollins’EnhancedFlightVisionSystem(EFVS)anddualHead-UpGuidanceSystem(HGS™)willsoonbeavailableasfactoryoptionsontheBoeing737MAX,underthetermsofanewagreementreachedbetweenRockwellCollinsandBoeing.   ThenewEFVSutilizesRockwellCollins’proprietaryEVS-3600multispectralsensortoprovidepilotswithanaugmentedrealityviewoftheoutsideworld.Currently,poorvisibilityduetofogorprecipitationisthecauseofmanyfrustratingairlinedelays.Usingmultipleinfraredandvisiblelightcamerasontheoutsideoftheaircraft,theEFVScan“seethrough”thesepoorvisibilityconditionsbetterthanthehumaneye.Whenthepilotsviewthiscameravideoonthehead-updisplays,itallowsthemtobetterdetecttherunwayenvironmentinpoorweatherandcontinueoperatingtheaircraft.   RecentlyreleasedregulationsallowairlinestoleverageRockwellCollins’EFVStoperformoperationsinlowervisibilityconditionsthanwerepreviouslypossible,reducingcostlydelaysforairlinesandimprovingon-timeperformanceforpassengers.   ThedualHGS-6000optionbringsthesameleadingtechnologyalreadyavailableonboththe787Dreamlinerand777Xtothe737MAX.Itprovidespilotsandco-pilotswiththeHGSoperationalandsafetybenefitsthatwerepreviouslyonlyavailableforthecaptain.   TheHGSdisplayscriticalflightinformationinthepilots’forwardfieldofviewandkeepstheirattentionfocusedontheoutsideworld,enhancingoverallsituationalawarenessandsafety.HavingHGSforboththepilotandtheco-pilotaddsanotherlayerofcrewawarenessandacceleratespilotproficiency.   “Boeing’sdecisiontoofferourEFVSanddualHGSonthe737MAXdemonstratesitscommitmenttoprovidingcustomerswithleadingedgecapability,”saidSteveTimm,vicepresidentandgeneralmanager,AirTransportSystemsforRockwellCollins.“Buildingonthesuccessofthemorethan80airlinesalreadyoperatingRockwellCollins’HGStoday,737operatorswhoselectEFVSanddualHGSwillenjoyacompetitiveadvantagethatdirectlytranslatesintoimprovedoperationalcapabilityandcostsavings.”   RockwellCollinshasstandardflightdeckpositionsonallNext-Generation737airplanes,butthe737MAXmarksthecompany’slargestcontributiontodateonanysingleaislejet.RockwellCollinsprovidesstandardlargeformatdisplays,flightcontrols,communications,navigationandsurveillancesystems,lavatories,lighting,insertsandoxygensystems.InadditiontoHGS,MultiScanThreatTrack™weatherradar,IridiumⓇSATCOMandpassengerseatingarealsoavailableasoptions.   Asourorganizingcommitteemember,RockwellCollinswillbringleadingtechnologyat8th AnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),whichwillbeheldinShanghaionApril16th-17th.Sinceitsinceptionin2012, withmorethan3,000attendees,spanning5continents and over20countries, the annual Civil Avionics International Forum(CAIF)hasprovento be a truly global avionics forum.ByattendingoutexcitingCAIFwillhelpyouconnectwithnewbusinessopportunities.TheCAIFhasprovenyearafteryeartobeavaluablesourceofindustryinteligenceassistingairbornesoftwareandhardwaresystemsuppliersremainontherightstrategicpathfor their China business.   FormoredetailspleaseclickRegisterorcontactmarketing@galleon.cc

    Nov 15,2018
  • Aegean Picks Pratt & Whitney Engines for Its A320neo Aircraft

    Greece’slargestcarrierAegeanAirlines(AGNr.AT)pickedU.S.enginemakerPratt&Whitney(UTX.N)topowerupto62AirbusA320neoaircraft,thecarriersaidonMonday. AegeanAirlinesreachedanagreementwithEuropeanplanemakerAirbusinMarchfortheorderof42aircraftworth$5billion(4.36billioneuros)torenewitsfleetofsingle-aisleplanesandaddcapacityforfutureexpansion. TheorderwasthelargestbyaGreekcarrierandoneofthebiggestinvestmentsbyaprivateGreekcompanyinrecentyears. AegeanAirlinessaidPratt&Whitneyengineswouldbeusedfor30firm,12option,andupto20leasedaircraft. “WeselectedthePratt&WhitneyGTFenginetoprovideourpassengerswiththenewestandmostadvancedtechnologyavailableforournewAirbusaircraft,”saidEftichiosVassilakis,AegeanAirlines’Chairman. Itdidnotgivethevalueoftheorder. Pratt&Whitney,whichalreadypowersmanyoftheairline’saircraft,willalsoprovideenginemaintenancethroughalong-termserviceagreement,Aegeansaid,withoutdisclosingdetails.   TheagreementwithAirbuswaspartofafleetexpansionandrenewalprogramexpectedtotakeplacebetween2020and2025. ThisparticularacquisitionbetweenthemcouldalsoinfluencetheChineseaeroenginemarket,duetothedirectlinkofChineseaircraftprojectARJ21.Underthisbackground,ShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillhostthe"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019" inShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019.Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Oct 31,2018
  • Hong Kong Airlines Celebrate the Delivery of A350 XWB Aircraft with Thales AVANT IFE and Connectivity

    HongKongAirlinesandThaleswillcelebratetheentryintoserviceoftheairlinesnewA350aircraftinSeptember2018.TheaircraftwillflywithThalesAVANTIFEfeaturingthelatestHighDefinition(HD)screensateveryseatforallgueststoenjoyaspectacularonboardentertainmentexperience.HongKongAirlinesoperatesoneoftheyoungestfleetintheworld.Itsaveragefleetagestandsatjustaround5yearsandcurrentlyoperatingafleetof38aircraft.Theairlinehasbeenawardedtheinternationallyacclaimedfour-starratingfromSkytraxsince2011.Withaneverexpandinginternationalnetwork,HongKongAirlinesreliesonThalesasapartnerofchoicefortheirinflightentertainment.   HongKongAirlineschoseThalesinflightentertainmentandconnectivityforitsfleetof9newA330and19A350featuringAVANT,Thales’sstate-of-the-artIFEsolution,willprovideHongKongAirlines’passengersacustomizableexperiencewitharobustselectionoffeaturesandapplicationsincludinghighdefinition(HD)screensprovidingabrilliantviewingexperience.ThesystemfeaturestheAviiTouchPassengerMediaUnit.Aviiprovidesintuitivenavigation,fullandroidsmartphonelookandfeel,andactsasasecondentertainmentscreen.   WithAVANT,HongKongAirlineguestswillenjoyanimmersiveandengagingexperiencewithunmatchedlevelsofinflightcomfortonthenewaircraft.   “ThalescongratulatesHongKongAirlinesontheirentryintoserviceofthenewA350withAVANTIFE.Aswecontinuetostrengthenourpartnership,togetherwestriveforexceptionalonboardentertainmentexperiencesforalltravelers.”SaidPhilippeCarette,ChiefExecutiveOfficer,ThalesInFlytExperience,“ItisagreathonortoworkalongsideHongKongAirlinesandsupportingtheirambitionstodeliverthebestinflightexperience.” Asmostairlinesarewellontheirwaytoconnectingtheirentirefleets,theconversationisturningonhowairlinescanbestusethisconnectivity.Whatpartnershipscantheyform?Whatlevelsofengagementcantheyultimatelyhavewiththeirpassengersbeyondprovidingjustconnectivity?Howcouldwefigureoutwhatcouldconstitutewinningstrategiesforairlines? Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,the“ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”(CACC2019)whichwillbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th-18th,2019.Aimstoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,Growancillaryrevenues,improveoperationalefficiency,morethan15+airlines,3mainmobileoperators,4+AircraftOEMs,10+systemintegrator,20+equipmentR&Dcompanies,15+appdeveloperswillparticipateinthiscongress ,register  yourinterestorgetintouchwith  marketing@galleon.cc  formoredetails.

    Oct 31,2018
  • Directional Aviation Acquiring SimCom

    DirectionalAviationhasinkedadefinitiveagreementtoacquireOrlando,Florida-basedaviationsimulationtrainingcompanySimComfromJ.W.ChildsAssociatesforanundisclosedamount.Thetransactionisexpectedtocloseoverthecomingweeks.EricHinsonwillcontinuetoleadSimComasCEO,thecompaniessaid.   “Ourfamilyofcompaniesprovidesafullrangeofservicestotheprivatebusinessaviationindustry.Simulator-basedtrainingisahugepartofourindustry,onethattoucheseverysinglepilotandflightprovider,”saidKennRicci,principalatDirectionalAviation,whichalsoownsFlexjet,NextantAerospace,SentientJet,andConstantAviation,amongothers.“Withthisacquisition,wenowcanprovideaccesstooneoftheworld’smosthighlyrespectedbrandsinourindustry—oneknownforitstechnologyandadvancedflight-trainingcapabilities.” ThedemandforSimCom’strainingservicesisprojectedtoincreasesignificantlybecauseoftheworldwidepilotshortage,accordingtothecompany.Globalairtrafficissettogrowbyapproximately4.6percentannuallyuntil2030,resultinginaneedforalmost70,000newpilotseachyear,itsaid,citingICAOdata.   SimComprovidesinitialandrecurrentpilottrainingforjet,turboprop,andpistonaircraftusingFAA-qualifiedflighttrainingdevicesandfull-motionsimulators.BesidesOrlando,SimComalsohaspilottrainingcentersinScottsdale,Arizona,andKirmington,UK.   Inordertostrengthentherelationship,buildupmorecooperationbetweenChinesedomesticuniversitiesandinstitutions,wewillorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018),eventvenuewillbesetupinGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th.   CATF2018isorganizedbyCivilAviationFlightUniversityofChinaandCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.,itwillfocusonnewtechnologyuseinaviationtraining,effectivenessontrainingcourses,policiesonbalancinggeneralaviationtrainingandcommercialaviationtraining,increasetrainees’ability,allbasedonthecollaborationbetweenChineseflightschools,foreignflightinstitutionsandairlines.CATF2018alsobreedspotentialbusinessopportunitiesbothdomesticallyandinternationally.ItwillbeagreatchancenotonlytoknowthecurrentChinesemarket,butalsomeettheseniorexecutivesfromChineseaviationtrainingindustry.   FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Oct 31,2018
  • Universal Avionics Adds Touch EDCU To InSight System

    UniversalAvionicsisofferinganewtouchscreenmodelforitsInSightDisplaySystem'sEFISControlDisplayUnit(ECDU).ItsInSightdisplaysystemisdesignedasanintegratedflightdecksolutionforbusinessaircraft—completewithsyntheticvision,electroniccharts,radiocontrol,andbroadcastweather.InSightcanbeinstalledaseitherforward-fitorretrofit,accordingtoUA.   DubbedTouchECDU,thenewestofferingcombinesmultipleInSightSystemcontrols,includingtheflightdisplays,flightmanagementsystem(FMS),radios,weather,traffic,andterrainintoacentralizedcontroldevice.PendingFAAcertification,UAexpectstheTouchECDUandcorrespondingInSightsoftwareupdatetobeavailablebyyear-end.   "Designedforefficiency,theTouchECDUprovidesfast,easyaccesstoprogrammingInSight,improvinguponthealreadyeasy-to-usesystem,"saidUAv-pofsales,marketing,andsupportDanReida."It'sasmarterwaytousetouchscreentechnology."     TheECDUeliminatestheneedforexternalpanels(thattakeupcockpitspace)byintegratingwiththeprimaryandmultifunctiondisplays,aswellasstandaloneradios.OperatorscanusetheTouchECDU,cursorcontrolpanel,orbothforuniqueandpoint-and-clicksystemcontrol.   Inothernews,thecompany—whichwasacquiredbyElbitSystemsinApril—willreleaseUniLinksoftwareversionSCN31.3fortheUL-80XCommunicationsManagementUnit(CMU)byyear-end. CombinedwiththelatestFMSsoftware,theUniLinkupdate’s“pushtoload”capabilityallowsinformationreceivedfromATCviacontroller-pilotdatalinkcommunications(CPDLC)tobeautomaticallyuploadedintotheFMSflightplan.ItalsopermitsautomatictransitionbetweensatcomandVHF,reducingpilotworkload.   UniLinkSCN31.3includeslatencymonitoringrequiredforuseofFANS1/A+/PBCS(oceanic/remoteoperations)andU.S.domestic(DCL,CPDLC,andenroute);VDLMode2multi-frequency;andabilitytointerfacetoanMCDUandsupportFANSCPDLCwithoutanFMS.   Inordertolearnmorecutting-edgeavionicstechnologies,thetopic‘IntegratedInnovationOfHuman-to-MachineInteractionInCockpitDesign’willbediscussedinCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-forum),whichwillbeheldinApril16th-17th,2019inthecityofShanghai.CAIF2019,whichhasprovenyearafteryeartobeavaluablesourceofindustryinteligencewillhelpyouconnectwithnewbusinessopportunitiesinChinesemarket.   ClickRegistertogetmoreinformation.

    Oct 31,2018
  • AECC Aims At Near-Leap-1C Performance For Its Engine

      SHANGHAI—AeroEngineCo.ofChina(AECC),developingtheCJ-1000turbofanfortheComacC919airliner,isaimingatwhatitbelievesisaspecificationonlyslightlyinferiortothoseofrivalengines. Thrust-specificfuelconsumptionincruisefortheinitialversionoftheengine,theCJ-1000A,willbe0.53lb.per lb.ofthrustperhour,accordingtodetailsissuedbyGalleon,aChineseconferenceorganizer.Galleonhas publishedtheinformationinabrochureforanaero-engineconferencetobeheldMay24-25atShenyang, China.AECC,whichissupportingtheconference,isevidentlyGalleon’ssource. FortheCFMLeap-1C,theonlyengineavailablefortheC919untiltheCJ-1000isready,cruisefuelconsumption is0.5lb.perlb.perhour,Galleonsays.Again,theconferenceorganizermustberelyingoninformationfrom AECC. ThePW1100GoftheAirbusA320neofamilyhasthesamecruisefuelconsumptionastheLeap-1C,inAECC’s estimation.EngineersworkingontheCJ-1000havepreviouslysaidtheyneededtomatchtheCFMLeap-1C, becausetheywereworkingtothesamepropulsionspecificationsetbyComac.   TheCJ-1000Aisintendedtogeneratetakeoffthrustof28,200lb.Atimelinesuggeststhetwo-shaft,ungeared turbofanwillgointoproductionin2022. ForeignengineersdoubtthattheCJ-1000Acanbedevelopedinanythinglikethepublishedschedule.The Chineseindustryhasnegligibleexperienceindevelopingcommercialengines,letaloneonethatissupposedto gohead-to-headwithtwoofthelatestproductsfromWesternmanufacturers. ThesecondversionofAECC’sturbofan,theCJ-1000B,isscheduledtofollowin2026withathrustof30,800lb. thrustandcruisefuelconsumptionof0.52lb.perlb.perhour. BypassratiofortheCJ-1000Awillbegreaterthannine.Theoverallpressureratioisintendedtobeabout40, whilenoiseshouldbe15PENdBbelowtheFAA’sStage4requirement. AECCisdesigningitsengineforaturbineinlettemperatureof1,577C(2,871F)andnitrogenoxideemissions morethan50%belowtheCAEP6requirementoftheInternationalCivilAviationOrganization.   AECCwasformedin2016,mostlybysplittingofftheengineunitsofAvic.TheCJ-1000isaprojectofa Shanghaisubsidiary,AECCCommercialAircraftEngines,formerlyAvicCommercialAircraftEngines. Themanufacturerexpectsaproductionrunof1,670CJ-1000s,including124asspares,accordingtoGalleon’s brochure.Thatimpliesthat773C919swillusetheengine.

    Oct 16,2018
  • Craic CR929 Now Larger Than Airbus A330

    BradleyPerrett and MaximPyadushkin | AviationWeek&SpaceTechnology   TheSino-RussianCraicCR929widebodyairlinerhasgrownduringdevelopmentandnowrequiresgreaterthrustthanenvisagedbeforeprogramlaunchlastyear.Theaircraft,comparablewiththeAirbus A330-900ina2015conceptdesign,isnowratherlarger:ItisapproximatelythesamelengthastheAirbusaircraftbuthasawiderfuselage,enoughfornine-abreasteconomyseating.   Anenginetypegenerating78,000lb.thrustisnowneeded;in2015,thrustperenginewas71,226–75,000lb.   CraicisaconsortiumofComacand UnitedAircraftCorp.(UAC).Comachasreleasedbasicdataforonepreliminarydesigniteration;UACunitSukhoiCommercialAircrafthasprovidedfiguresforanother,evidentlythelatestone.Differencespresumablyreflectprogressinrefiningcharacteristics.    Dimensionsandthrusthavecreptupfromtheoriginalconceptdesign’s ButComacandUACarestickingto12,000-kmrange   Rangeinbothavailabledesigniterationsremainsasitwasinthe2015concept:12,000km(7,460mi.),aboutthesameasfortheA330-900and Boeing787-10.Thisisenoughtocover95%ofmedium-andlong-haulroutes,saysComac.   InthedesigndescribedbySukhoi,seatinginathree-classcabinarrangementis281.TheA330-900hasatypicalthree-classcapacityof287,saysAirbus,butthecomparisonisalmostmeaningless,becauseofthegreatnumberofvariationsinpremiumcabinsinlong-haulaircraft.   Moretellingarefuselagedimensions.TheseshowthattheCR929willcarrymorepassengersthantheA330-900foragivenseatingstandard.Theaircraftisnow63.25m(208ft.)long,saysSukhoi.Thatisjust45cm(18in.)shorterthantheA330-900.    TheRussiancompanydoesnotgivethewidthofthefuselage,butforthepreliminarydesigndescribedbyComacthefigureisabout5.9m.Thiscanbejudgedfromtheproportionsofadrawingofthatdesign.Forthe2015conceptdesigntheprecisemeasurementwas5.92m,obviouslyintendedfornine-abreastseating.WidthisunlikelytohavechangedmuchinthedesignforwhichSukhoiprovidedfigures.        ThisapproximatedrawingisbasedonadesignpublishedbyComac,calledDesignIterationAinthetable.Credit:ScottMarshall/AW&ST   The A350,designedforrowsofnineseats,hasalmostthesamewidth,5.96m.TheA330,bycontrast,iswideenoughforonlyeight-abreastseating.CraichasrejectedthechoiceBoeing madewiththe787:todesignafuselagethatcouldtakerowsofeightcomfortablywideseatsandaislesorninenarrowseatsinasqueezedarrangement.   TheCR929isevidentlyintendedmainlytoreplacetheA330-300,whichhasthesamefuselagelengthastheA330-900,saysSashTusafromanalysiscompanyAgencyPartnersinLondon.A330-300shavebecometheworkhorsesofChina’sbusiestdomesticroutesoverthepastdecade;theywillberipeforreplacementintheyearsafter2027,thelatestpointatwhichtheCR929issupposedtobereadyforservice.    ComacandSukhoimayhaveincreasedthesizeoftheCR929becausetheyexpectairlinestowantmoreseatsforA330-300missionsbythetimeaircraftofthattyperetire.Thedesignmayhavebeenenlargedtwice.ThechiefdesignerfortheCR929atComac,ChenYingchun,saidinSeptember2017that75,000lb.wasrequired.Thatwasatthetopendofthebandinthe2015conceptdesign;nowanevenhigherfigureisspecified.   ComacshowedonepreliminarydesigniterationonMay15atan aeroengineconferenceinShanghaiorganizedbyGalleon.SukhoisubsequentlyprovideddetailsatAviationWeek’sspecificrequest,soitsfiguresshouldrelatetothelatestdesign.(Inthetableshownthetwosetsofdata—fromComacandSukhoi,respectively—areonlyarbitrarilylabeledasDesignIterationsAandB;officialnamesforthemareunknown.)     AviationWeekpublisheddetailsoftheconceptdesigninlate2015 (AW&ST Oct.12-25,2015,p.37).Itwasdefinedonlyapproximatelybyrangesofvalues,butfiguresforfuselagedimensions,weightandthrustindicatedthattheaircraft’ssizewasintheballparkoftheA330-900’s.Fuselagelengthisnowattheupperendoftheconcept-designranges,andtheincreaseinthrustsuggeststhatweighthascorrespondinglyincreased.    Spanhasapparentlyriseninatleasttwosteps:inthedesigndescribedbyComacitisintheupperhalfofthe58-61-mbandplannedin2015;inthedesigndetailedbySukhoi,itiswellbeyondthatband.Indeed,at63.86mitisbarelylessthanthevaluesfortheA330-900andA350.   Tocompete,CraicfirstneedsaWesternenginefortheCR929,anditrequestedproposalsinDecember. GEAviation or Rolls-Royce aretheonlycontenders,becausePratt&Whitneyisconcentratingonenginesfornarrowbodyaircraft.ChineseandRussianenginecompanieshaveproposedalternatives;amergedSino-Russianengineprogramisalsopossible.   In2016UACassumedRolls-Royceor GE wouldeachofferanengineofaboutthesametechnologylevelaswasthenavailableforAirbusorBoeingaircraft.GE’scandidatewouldprobablybeaversionofthe GEnx,whichinitsGEnx-1B76standardproduces76,100lb.thrustforthe787-10.Rolls-RoyceislikelytoofferaversionorderivativeoftheTrent7000.Thisisratedatonly68,000–72,000lb.fortheA330-900butiscloselyrelatedtothe Trent1000 TENofthe787,whichthe FAA hascertifiedat78,129lb.   Aconsiderationfortheengine-makersisthatCraicislikelytowantthechosenturbofantohavesparethrustfortheplannedstretchedversionoftheCR929. —WithGuyNorrisinLosAngeles   ThisarticlehasbeenupdatedtoindicatethatCraicisdevelopingtheCR929andthatthefuselagewidthforDesignIterationAisabout5.9m(19.4ft.).                            

    Oct 16,2018
  • Safran Helicopter Engines Celebrates Its 80th Anniversary

     Setupin1938,Turbomeca,nowSafranHelicopterEngines,iscelebratingits80thanniversaryonSeptember20,2018!Initsearlydayswhenthecompanymanufacturedcompressorsforpistonengines,ithasenjoyedsignificantgrowthandbecometheworldleaderinhelicopterengines.Wetakealookbackatthesagaofthecompany'sfounder,JosephSzydlowski.   JosephSzydlowskiwasbornonNovember21,1896inChelm,Poland.In1930,theyoungPolishengineeremigratedtoFrancewherehecontributed greatlytobuildingtheFrenchaerospaceindustry.   Duringtheinter-warperiod,JosephSzydlowskilivedinGermanyandbecameanengineerandinventor.HiscareerinFrancebeganin1930whentheFrenchstatecommissionedhimtomanufactureadieseldemonstratorengine.Asof1936,thefirstpatentsfor "variablecirculation"compressors werefiled.Itwasfromthispointonwardsthatthecompany,managedbyJosephSzydlowskiovera 50-yearperiod,begantogrow.   Twoyearslater,in1938,hesetup Turbomeca withhisassociateAndréPlaniolwithaviewtoharnessingthisinvention.InOctoberthatyear,the firstS39centrifugalcompressor,intendedforaHispano-Suizaengine,rolledoffthesmallproductionlineinBoulogne-Billancourt,asuburbofParis.HewentontobuyaplantinMézières-sur-Seineinordertomeetmassproductionneeds.   In1940,itmovedthecompanytoanunoccupiedzoneinSaint-Pé-de-Bigorre(south-westofFrance),beforemovingitagainin1942toBordes,nearPau,whereitisstilllocatedtoday.    Duringthisperiod,Turbomecamanufacturedturbochargersforgasifierengines.ButtheGermanswereinvadingtheSouthofFranceandseizedalargeproportionofthemachinesandtools.JosephSzydlowskifledtoSwitzerlandhavingentrustedhisplanttoGeneralEngineerMartinot-Lagarde.   August1944:theregionisliberated.SzydlowskireturnedtoBordestogethiscompanybackupandrunning.Here-employedhisstaffandgotholdofthemachinesagain.Turbomecawasbackagain! WorkingalongsidetheengineerPierreMauboussin,whomanagedtheaerospacecompanyFouga,Szydlowskifocusedoperationsondesigninglow-powerjetenginesforanewrangeofaircraftincluding turbine-poweredhelicopters…ThismarkedthestartofagreatadventurethatwouldlinkTurbomecatohelicopterengines.In1948,testingofTurbomeca'sfirstturboshaft,theTT782,tookplace.The1950ssawthereleaseoftheArtousteengine,whichwouldpowerthe AlouetteII,theworld'sfirstmass-producedturbine-poweredhelicopter. Buildingonthesuccessofthefirstturboshaft,JosephSzydlowskipavedthewayfortoday'sbest-sellingenginessuchastheArriel,ArriusoralsoMakila…   JosephSzydlowskidiedattheageof91,onJuly16,1988,theyearTurbomecacelebratedits50thanniversary.   Theaeroengineindustrychainislongandhasawidecoverage,whichhasahugedrivingeffectonthenationaleconomyandtechnologicaldevelopment.AeroengineprojectisalsoakeyprojectinChinainrecentyears.In2015,thegovernmentworkreportforthefirsttimeincludedaeroengineandgasturbinemanufacturinginthereport,reflectingtheunprecedentedimportanceofthestate. Promotedbythenationalsecuritystrategyandthesubstitutionoflocalization,theengineindustryisexpectedtoreceivespecialfundsofmorethan100billionyuan.Overthenext20years,China'saeroenginesandgasturbinesmarketdemandareexpectedtoexceed2trillionyuan.Amongthem,thedemandofthemilitaryaeroenginemarketisabout300billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout500billionyuan;thedemandofthecivilaeroenginemarketisabout900billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout600billionyuan;thegasturbinemarketdemandisabout275billionyuan,andthecorrespondingservicedemandexceeds255billionyuan.   Intermsofenginecutting-edgematerialsandprocessingtechnology,blademanufacturingkeytechnologies,overallleafdiscmanufacturingandrepairtechnologies,Airworthinesscertificationandtestingtechnology,management,maintenanceandotherareastherearestilltechnicaldifficulties.Underthisbackground,the"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"willbeheldinShanghaion20thto21st,March,2019.Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry.   Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Sichuan Airlines Equips A350 with Thales Avant IFE

     SichuanAirlinesisintroducingtheAirbusA350XWB intoservice,agreataircraftinitself,madealittlemorespecialasitisthefirstA350inChinatobeequippedwiththeThalesAvantIFEsystem. ThisdealfurtherstrengthenstherelationshipbetweenSichuanAirlinesandThales,whichisalreadytheairline’spreferredbusinesspartnerinavionics,includingtheflightmanagementsystemforitsA320/A330fleet.   “ThalesishonoredtoequipSichuanAirlines’newA350XWBaircraftwithourstate-of-the-artinflightentertainmentsystem,Avant.WesupportSichuanAirlines’ambitionstodrivethehighestlevelofpassengersatisfactionasweworktogethertoshapenewopportunitiestoprovideatrulyuniqueexperiencetoalltravelers,”statedPhilippeCarette,CEOofThalesInFlytExperience.   Accordingtoforecast,bytheyearof2025,therearemorethan25,000aircraftsexpecttobeloadedwithWi-Fiintheair,andthemarketdemandforconnectedaircrafttechnologywillbeabout$7billion.Thegrowingmarketdemandhasledtothedevelopmentofconnectedaircrafttechnology.Underthisbackground,the“ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”willbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th-18th,morethan20chinadomesticairlinesandindustryleadingsystemintegrationsupplierswillparticipateinthiscongress,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Honeywell GoDirect Adds Flight Plan Upload Feature

    Honeywell’s GoDirectDatalinkserviceisnowcompatiblewithForeFlightandRocketRoute flight-planningapplications,thePhoenix-basedcompanyannouncedtoday.This newfeatureallowspilotstouploadtheirForeFlightandRocketRouteflight plansdirectlytotheiraircraftviaHoneywell’sdatalinknetwork. The company’sdatalinkservicesincludefreetextmessaging,oceanicand predepartureclearances,weatherinformation,customshortcodes,and controllerpilotdatalinkcommunication(CPDLC).Inadditiontothenewflight planuploadingfeature,RocketRoute,ForeFlightandallothercustomersusing GoDirectDatalinkwillsoonalsohaveaccesstoliveflight-trackingdata. Honeywell GoDirecthasalsorolledoutanew,low-costregionaldatalinkplan,dubbed “DatalinkLight.”Thisnewservicepackageforbusinessandgeneralaviation operatorsprovidesreal-timeweatherinformationinthecockpit,whilealso allowingflightplanstobeuploadeddirectlyintotheaircraft’sflight managementsystem. Asoneofourorganizingcommittee,Honeywell,hasalwaysgive‘8th CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(CAIF2019)’thebiggestsupport,whichisheldonApril16th-17th, inthecityofShanghai,China.ThistimeHoneywellwillshareitslatestavionicstechnology atourforum.Youwon’twanttomissHoneywell’sleadinginsightsaboutthe industry. Formoredetails,pleaseclickregisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Euramec Opens China R&D Center for Aerospace Market

    Euramec,aEuropeanproviderofadvancedflightsimulationsolutions,openedaResearchandDevelopment(R&D)CenterinHangzhou,Chinatodesigncustom-madeflightsimulationandaviationtrainingdevicesfortheChineseaerospacemarket.InJune,EuramecwontheStartupSTARProgramAwardfromtheHangzhouCityJiangganDistrictCounciltosetuptheR&Dcenter,whichissupportedbytheHangzhouMunicipalGovernmentaspartofitsChinaInnovation-DriveStrategy. Euramecwillofferdesignandproductionservicestoaircraftmanufacturersrequiringcustom-madeFlightSimulationDevices(FTD)forflighttrainingandflightsimulation,crewandmaintenancetrainingprogramsandforengineeringpurposes.ThecenterwillbeusedtodesignandcreateFTDsfortheCivilAviationmarketandgeneralaviation,andwillincludetheUltra-Lightaircraft(ULM). TheULMsarelightweight,2-seatfixed-wingaircraftthatareequippedwithavionics,whichEuramecsays,makestheminexpensivetopurchaseandmaintain. More andmoreinternationalcompanieschooseChinaastheirnextbiggestproductpromotionmarketbecauseofthehugepotentialinitscivilandgeneralaviationindustry.RecentlyforgeneralaviationindustryinChina,thereareseveralplacesstartedthetrialforopeninglow-altitudeairspace,whichindicatethat,withmorepolicyandinvestmentsupportbyChinesegovernment,thegeneralaviationmarketinChinawillstartboomingforthenextfewyears,nowisthebestopportunitytoexpandyourbusinessinChinamarket. Underthisbackground,CivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina(CAFUC)willorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018)inGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Pilot Shortage: While Ones Suffer Loses, Others Derive Benefits

    Globalaviationisbooming,thedemandforpilotsisskyrocketingandaglobalshortageforpilotsislooming.However,pilotshortagevariesamongdifferentregionsandthisisnotonlybecauseofthegrowingnumbersofpassengersandairlines’fleet.Workingandlivingconditionsalsoplayaveryimportantroleindifferentregionsandtheirnumbersofpilots. LucrativePayforCaptainsinAsia-PacificRegion BasedonCAE’sAirlinePilotDemandOutlook,asignificantneedforpilotswillbeseenintheAsiaPacificregion,wherethetrafficissurgingandtheairlines’fleetsaregrowing.Over90thousandofpilotswillbeneededinthenextdecade.Thisishappeningmainlybecauseofbolsteredincomelevels,whichcreateanenormousdemandforairtravelfrommiddle-incomehouseholds.Moreover,Asia’smarketliberalizationhasallowedregionallow-costcarrierstothriveintheregion.Duetothis,airlinesintheEastarecreatingamazingworkingconditionsforpilots. Extremelycompetitivesalarypackages,offeredbyAsianairlines,isoneofthemosteffectivewaystoattractapilot.Forexample,Chineseairlines,whichhaveanenormousdemandforpilots,offerforeignpilotssalariesthatareuptofourtimeshigherthanintheirhomecountries,suchasBrazilandRussia.AccordingtoTheDailyTelegraph,someChineseairlinescouldpay$26,000after-taxsalarypermonth. FewerNewPilotsintheUS Theselucrativeworkingconditionsattractattentionofmanypilots,however,airlinesintheAsiaPacificregionaremostlyseekingforexperiencedcaptains.AndthemainplacetosourcethemfromisUS,thelargestairtravelmarketintheworld.ThatisespeciallyunfortunateforUS,whodoesnotonlyseethesamegrowingdemandforpilots,butalsohavemanypilotsretiringduetotheirage.FAAforecastsacontinueddecreaseby22,600pilotsannuallybetween2018and2038. EventhoughtheUSmarketseemedattractivetopursueapilotcareerinthe20thcentury,butnowitisquitedifficulttoenterbecauseoftheimposedFAAregulationsfornewpilots.Oneofthemajorregulationsrequiresnewpilotstolog1,500hoursbeforebecomingaFO.DuetothislongdurationtobecomeapilotintheUS,manyfutureaviatorschooseotherregionstostarttheircareer.What’smore,therehasbeenasignificantchangeintheworkforUSpilotswhentheUSCongresschangedthemandatoryretirementageforairlinepilotsfrom60to65.Unfortunately,thismovehasalsocontributedtotheoverwhelmingshortageofpilotsintheUS. LowCostCarriersinEuropeAreonBigRecruitmentDrives GiventheCAE’spredictedfigures,Europealsohasahighdemandforcommercialpilots–50thousandofnewpilotswillbeneededinthecoming10years.Eventhoughtheregionisgrowingataslowerratebecauseofalesssignificantgrowthincertaincountries,lowcostcarrierbusinessmodelcontinuestorapidlyexpand. WorkinginEuropeisthebestplaceforpilotstogainflighthoursandtogetanexperienceofoperatingAirbusA320orBoeing737withoneofEuropeanlowcostoperators.WhilethewagesinthisregionarelowercomparedtotheUSorAsia,itismucheasierfornewpilotstofindajobwithanairlineandnottostrugglewithinsufficientflyinghours.Europeanairlinesaresettingambitiousplansfortheirfleetexpansionandsimultaneouslylookingformorepilots.Consequently,cooperatingwithaviationtrainingcentresonvariouspilottrainingsolutions,usuallyCadetPilotTrainingprograms,todealwiththedemand.Thesekindsofopportunitieswerenotavailablefiveyearsago.Therefore,manyaspiringfuturepilotsaretakingadvantageofpilotshortagetogetasponsorshipfortheirtraining.Iffinancingoftrainingisoneofthebiggestobstaclesforafuturepilot,manyofthemcouldlandtheirdreamjobinaneasierwaywithsponsoredtrainingprogramsinEurope.Thereisalsoagrowingnumberoffinancialsolutionsinthemarketwhichgiveafutureaviatoranaccesstoeducation. AfricanAviationIndustryisFarBelowitsPotential AnotherregionsstrivingforpilotsaretheMiddleEastandAfrica,where,giventheCAE’sfigures,30thousandofpilotswillbeneededinthenextdecade. Africa’saviationmarketispredictedtotoptheglobalchartsoverthenext20years.Unfortunately,Africanaviationisanindustryoperatingfarbelowitspotential.HassanEl-Houry,anauthorof„FlyAfrica“,hasstatedinhisbook,thatmostoftheAfricancountrieshaveprioritisedaviationandnowthesecountriesarecreatingapositiveimpactonAfrica’seconomy.OneimportantargumentisthatAfricaneedsaviationconnectivitytofast-trackgrowingand,unfortunately,duetohighlocalgovernments’supporttonationalcarriers,theoutsidecompetitionislimited. EventhoughAfricahasahugepotentialinthefuture,thesedaysthereexistplentyofchallengesforapilot.AviationinfrastructurethereismuchbehindNorthAmericaorEurope.Technicallypoorweatherforecasting,limitedaccesstoAirTrafficControl,unreliableairportswithlimitedfacilitiesareonlyafewofthosechallengesapilothastofacethere. LatestTechnologiesBrightentheFutureoftheMiddleEastRegion Meanwhile,theMiddleEastregionisalsopredictedtohaveabrightfuture.In2017,theInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA)announcedtheMiddleEasthadexperiencedthestrongestgrowthinairpassengertrafficgloballyforthefifthyearinarow.Regionalairlinesareinvestingheavilyinthelatesttechnologiesandservicestoprovidepassengerswithworldclassflyingexperience.Airlines’adoptionofthelatesttechnologiesstronglypreparestheMiddleEastaviationindustrytomeetitsgrowthobjectives. Unfortunately,theMiddleEastregiondoesnothaveenoughtrainingcentrestosupplytherisingdemandforfuturepilots.Forthisreason,manyaspiringfuturepilotsintheMiddleEastleavetheirresidencecountriestoreceivehighqualitytrainingabroadand,inmanycases,theyremainemployedthere. However,ifyoudecidedtostartyourcareerinthisregion,youshouldbeawareofsignificantdifferencesthere.Despitetheunbearableheatandfairlyliberalculture,therealsoexistplentyofdifferencesinemploymentlaw.WorkingpeopleintheMiddleEastarenotrepresentedbyaUnionandifthingsgowrong,everyonehastothink,speakandactforthemselves.Moreover,whenitcomestotheactualcandidateselection,youcanexpectsomeofthemostchallengingselectionprocessesinaviation. Withthecontinuousdevelopmentoftransportationroutes,newtypeofaircraftfleetstartedtodeliver,suchasmassproductionstageofBoeing777X,itwilloperatenextyear;recently,Airbus350XWBhassuccessfullydeliveredtoAirChina;theChinesemadeC919trunklineaircraftalsomadeitstestflights;theChinesemadeARJ21regionalaircraftalreadystartitsairlineoperationaswell.AircraftOEMsstarttopromotetheirlatestproductinChinesemarket,whichisanurgentcallforincreasingprofessionalpilots,technicians,cockpitcrewsandinstructorstomatchthedemandinashortperiodoftime. Underthisbackground,CivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina(CAFUC)willorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018)inGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Sep 28,2018
  • Avionics Sales Soar 15.5% in First-half 2018

    First-halfworldwidebusinessandgeneralaviationavionicssalesclimbed15.5percentyear-over-year,to$1.322billion,accordingtotheAircraftElectronicsAssociation’s(AEA)latestAvionicsMarketReport.Salesduringthesecondquarterjumped17.8percentfromayearago,to$682.1million. Ofthismorethan$1.3billiontotal,57.5percentcamefromtheretrofitmarket,thanksinparttoavionicsmandatessuchasADS-BandFANS-1/A.Bothretrofitandforward-fitavionicsmarketssawdouble-digitincreasesinthefirstsixmonths,withretrofitsrising18.1percent,to$760.3millionandforward-fitup12.1percent,tonearly$561.6million,AEAsaid. NorthAmerica(U.S.andCanada)accountedfor76.8percentofsalesinthefirstsixmonths,withtheremainderinotherinternationalmarkets. “Thesecond-quarterreportshowscontinuedandsignificantincreasesinsalesforboththeretrofitandforward-fitmarketsduringthefirsthalf,”saidAEApresidentPaulaDerks.“Itisanotherpositiveindicatorfortheoverallhealthoftheindustry.Wehavenowseensixstraightquartersofpositiveyear-over-yearsalesgrowthdatingbacktotheendof2016.” Aforementioneddollaramountsusenetsalespriceandincludeallbusinessandgeneralaviationaircraftelectronicsales,hardware(tiptotail),batteries,andchargeableproductupgrades,accordingtoAEA. Withthisgreatdemandsinglobalavionicsmarket,accordingtoDO-254Standard,theguideforhardwaredesignassuranceofairborneelectronicequipment,wearegoingtosetupaspecialseminarinApril17th,lotsofexpertswillgathertodiscusstheapplicationexperiencetofitinDo-254Standardofourconference–‘8thCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(CAIF2019)’,whichwillbeheldinShanghai,China. Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutojointhisconferencetogainmoreleadinginformationaboutcivilespeciallyinthesectionofairborneelectronichardware. Formoredetails,pleaseclickregisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Sep 28,2018
  • ST Engineering to Acquire GE's Nacelle Unit

    GEAviationistodivestitsMiddleRiverAircraftSystemsnacelledivisiontoSTEngineering. TheSingaporeangroupsaysitsUSsubsidiary,VisionTechnologiesAerospace,willacquireallthesharesofMRASfora"basepurchaseprice"of$630million. Adjustedforitemsincluding"underfunded"pensionobligations,otherdebt-likeitems,transactionexpensesandnetworkingcapital,thenetpriceforthedealhasbeenestimatedat$440million,STEngineeringsays. BasedinBaltimore,Maryland,MRASspecialisesinthedevelopment,productionandaftermarketsupportofnacelles,thrustreversersandaerostructuresandemploysaround800staff. ThecompanyisthesolesupplierofcertainnacelleequipmentforGEenginespoweringtheAirbusA330,Boeing747-8,767,ComacARJ21andEmbraer190. AsapartnerofSafran–thesolenacellesupplierfortheCFMInternationalLeap-1A,anoptionontheA320neo–MRASsuppliesthrustreversersandothercomponentsforthatnacelle. STEngineeringdescribestheLeap-1AnacelleactivityasakeyprogrammeforMRASandforecaststhesupplier'sproductionoutputwillgrowby40-50%fromcurrentlevels. MRASis"wellpositioned"forgrowthopportunities,bothintheline-fitandaftermarketbusiness,saysSTEngineering. TogetherwithSafran,MRAShasajointventure,Nexcelle,whichisresponsibleforentirenacellesontheLeap-1C–anoptionontheunder-developmentComacC919–andGE'sPassportengine,employedonBombardier'sGlobal7500businessjet. NexcellewillnotbeaffectedbythedivestitureasSTEngineering"willtakeovertheroleofMRAS",theSingaporeangroupsays. NotingarangeofpatentsandotherintellectualpropertyownedbyMRAS,STEngineeringsaystheUSsupplierrepresentsa"strongfit"foritsbusinessandiscentraltoanefforttoexpanditstraditionalmaintenance-basedaerospaceactivitiestothemanufacturingarena. STEngineering'sdivisionalaerospacepresident,LimSerhGhee,says:"MovingupstreamintothebusinessofdesignandmanufacturingofnacelleswillallowustobenefitdirectlyfromtherobustgrowthoftheglobalaircraftfleetasanOEM." Duringthesixmonthsended30June2018,MRASgenerateda$24millionnetprofit,theSingaporeangroupsays. STEngineeringpresidentandchiefexecutiveVincentChongstatesthegroupisona"constantlookouttoacquirecompaniesinourcorebusinessareasoradjacenciesthatwillcontributeprofitablerevenuestreamsandsharpenourcompetitiveedge". HedescribesMRASasa"high-valueandcomplementarybusinessthatwillenhanceourscale,globalreachandcapturesynergiesforthegroup". STEngineeringsees"nocompellingreasonatthispoint"toevaluateapotentialexpansionofMRAS'sfootprintbeyonditsBaltimorebase,thegroupsays.Butitaddsthatitwill"exploreopportunitiestooptimise"theUScompany'sproductionandsupplychain. Followingthedivestiture,MRASwillremain"animportantsupplierofnacellesonourpropulsionsystemsformanyyearstocome",saysGEAircraftEnginespresidentandchiefexecutiveDavidJoyce. Theacquisitionisscheduledtobecompletedbyendoffirstquarter2019. This particularacquisitionbetweenthemcouldalsoinfluencetheChineseaeroenginemarket,duetothedirectlinkofChineseaircraftprojectARJ21.Underthisbackground,ShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillhostthe"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"inShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019. Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 28,2018
  • Astronics AeroSat Receives China IFC Certification

    AstronicsCorporation(NASDAQ:ATRO),aleadingproviderofadvancedtechnologiesfortheglobalaerospace,defenseandsemiconductorindustries,announcedthatitswhollyownedsubsidiary,AstronicsAeroSat,recentlyreceivedtheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC)ValidationofSupplementalTypeCertification(VSTC)ofitssatellitecommunications(SATCOM)connectivitysystem.Specifically,theVSTCvalidatesAstronicsAeroSat’sFliteStream®F-310connectivitysystemanditsnewARINC791-styleAeroShield™radomeandadapterplatesystem.Completedataforthisinflightentertainmentandconnectivity(IFE&C)solutionisavailableinCAACVSTC0870. AstronicsAeroSatFliteStreamSATCOMconnectivity&AeroShieldradomesystemsarenowcertifiedforBoeingB737NGinChina. Withindustry-leadingtechnicalperformance,AstronicsAeroSat’sFliteStreamfuselage-mountedantennasystemsarereadytoimprovetheChineseairlinepassengerconnectivityexperience. “ThisCAACVSTC,alongwiththein-processEuropeanEASASTC,andtheneartermA320-familySTC,willprovideglobalopportunitiesforairlineoperatorsandpassengerstoexperiencethebenefitsofourFliteStream&AeroShieldconnectivitysolutions,”Harrahcontinued. WithmoreinternationalorganizationsstartingtomergeinChinesemarket,onApril17th–18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChina2019bringstogethertheChinesemainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiency,andcutting-edgeservices. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 28,2018
  • HAITE and MAB Academy Sign MOU for Training Services Collaboration

    HAITEAviationTraining(HAITE),awholly-ownedsubsidiaryofSichuanHaiteHigh-TechCo.ofChengdu,China(HAITEGroup),andMalaysianAirlinesBerhad(MAB)Academy,asubsidiaryoftheMalaysianAviationGroup(MAG),havecometogethertocollaborateontheprovisionofjointcommercialflightcrewtrainingservicesinMalaysia. Aholisticaviationeducationinstitutionthatprovidesallaspectsofairlinesoperationsandmanagementtraining,MABAcademyisendorsedbytheCivilAviationAuthorityofMalaysia(CAAM),andisastrategicregionaltrainingpartnerwiththeInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA). ThetwopartiessignedaMemorandumofUnderstanding(MOU)onAugust29,2018attheHAITESingaporeAviationTrainingCenterlocatedinChangiBusinessPark.HAITEandMABAcademywillworktogethertodevelopandimplementturnkeypilottrainingsolutionstovariousairlinesintheAsiaPacific.Thecompanieswillalsoexplorethesettingupofajointventuretoprovidehigh-fidelitysimulatortrainingforcommercialpilots.Inaddition,bothpartieswillworktowardsconductingaMulti-CrewPilotLicense(MPL)program,andjointlyexploretheprovisionofcabincrewtrainingequipmenttoMABAcademy’snewfacilities. With moreco-operationbetweenChineseenterprisesandinternationaltrainingacademies,Chineseaviationtrainingmarkethascertainlybecomethemostpromisingonearoundtheglobe.Inordertostrengthentherelationshipwithitsestablishedcustomersanddevelopnewbusinesspartnersfromtheglobalmarket,CivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina(CAFUC)willorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018)inGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. CATFisannuallyhostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics(CSAA),thisyear’seventwillbetargetingpilot,firstofficerandinstructortrainingincommercialaviationandgeneralaviationtraining.Welookforwardtomeetpotentialsuppliersandbusinesspartnersforaviationtrainingacademies,traininguniversities,institutionsandairlinesfrombothdomesticandinternationalmarket. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Sep 19,2018
  • Xiamen Air and China Eastern Partner with Envee on IFE and Games

    XiamenAirhasselectedEnveeInflightEntertainmentasitsnewIFEcontentserviceprovider.Theagreementcoversgames,applications,mediacontent,mediaservicesandcustomisedservices. Enveehasnowpartneredwith80%ofChina’sairlines,includingAirChina,ChinaSouthernAirlines,ChinaEasternAirlines,HainanAirlines,ShenzhenAirlines,SichuanAirlinesandTibetAir. Duringthisweek’sAPEXEXPOinLongBeach,EnveealsoannouncedthathasagreedadealwithChinaEasternAirlinestoprovidethecarrierwithIFEgames. Theportfolioofmorethan140gamesincludestitlestailoredtobotheasternandwesterntravellers. TheseincludeMahjongg,Gumoko,ChineseChessandZuma,aswellasReal3DExtremeRacingandRealFootball2016. OnApril17th–18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChina2019 (CAC2019)bringstogethertheChinesemainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiency,andcutting-edgeservices. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 19,2018
  • Boeing Predicts Need for 600,000 Pilots as Shortage Looms

    Boeinghasagainwarnedofaloomingpilotshortagewithprojectionsthatairlinesworldwidewillneedsome635,000newpilotsinthenext20years. Thecompany's2018Pilot&TechnicianOutlookalsopredictsairlineswillneedsome622,000moreaircrafttechniciansby2037. "Thepilotlaborshortagehascontinuedtotightenamidststrongglobalairtrafficgrowth,"saysBoeing'soutlook."Fleetgrowthrateshavebeenespeciallyhighinemergingmarketsthathaveacomparativelysmallpilotpool.Thishascreatedregionalsupplychallenges." DemandwillbestrongestintheAsia-Pacificregion,wherecarrierswillneedsome240,000pilotsin20years,followedbyNorthAmerica,whereBoeingprojectsdemandfor127,000newpilots. Europeancarrierswillneedsome118,000newpilots,LatinAmericanairlineswillneed43,000pilotsandMiddleEastcarrierswillneed60,000newpilots,Boeingsays. AirlinesinAfrica,andthoseinRussianandCentralAsia,willeachneedlessthan25,000,thereportsays. Thefiguresinthe2018outlookdeclinedslightlyfromBoeing's2017report,whichforecastneedfor637,000newpilotsover20years. Thoughpilotunionshavelongattributedanypilotshortagetolowpay,Boeingsayssignificanttrainingcostshavecontributedtoinsufficientnewrecruits. Thosecostscan"easilyexceed$150,000",Boeingsays. Otherfactorsincludealoomingwaveofpilotretirementsandalack,insomecountries,Chinaincluded,ofsufficienttrainingfacilities. USairlines,forinstance,willlosesome8,000pilotstoretirementinthenextfiveyears,Boeingsays. Inordertostrengthentherelationship,buildupmorecooperationbetweenChinesedomesticuniversitiesandinstitutions,wewillorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018),eventvenuewillbesetupinGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. CATF2018isco-organizedbyCivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina,itwillfocusonnewtechnologyuseinaviationtraining,effectivenessontrainingcourses,policiesonbalancinggeneralaviationtrainingandcommercialaviationtraining,increasetrainees’ability,allbasedonthecollaborationbetweenChineseflightschools,foreignflightinstitutionsandairlines.CATF2018alsobreedspotentialbusinessopportunitiesbothdomesticallyandinternationally.ItwillbeagreatchancenotonlytoknowthecurrentChinesemarket,butalsomeettheseniorexecutivesfromChineseaviationtrainingindustry. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Aug 31,2018
  • China's Jushi Firm Celebrates Largest Fiberglass Production in Egypt

    China'sgiantfiberglasscorporationJushicelebratedthecompletionoftheproductionbaseof200,000tonsoffiberglassbyitsbranchinEgypt'sAinSokhnadistrictofSuezseasideprovincesoutheastofCairo onAug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao) AINSOKHNA,Egypt,Aug.29(Xinhua)--China'sgiantfiberglasscorporationJushicelebratedonTuesdaythecompletionoftheproductionbaseof200,000tonsoffiberglassbyitsbranchinEgypt'sAinSokhnadistrictofSuezseasideprovincesoutheastofCairo.   InaceremonyattendedbyseniorChinesediplomatsandEgyptianofficials,JushiGroup'sChairmanZhangYuqiangsaidthattheleapinfiberglassproductionmadebyJushiEgyptwas"miraculous"asitstartedwithanannualproductionof80,000tonsin2014.   "JushiEgypthascompletedaninvestmentofmorethan600millionU.S.dollars.ItiscurrentlythelargestindustrialmanufacturingprojectinvestedbyChinainEgyptwiththelargestamountofinvestment,themostadvancedtechnologyandequipment,andthefastestconstructionspeed,"Zhangtoldtheattendees.  EgyptianworkersareseenattheworkshopofChina'sJushi200,000tonsfiberglassproductionbaseinSuezGovernorate,Egypt,Aug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao) TheChineseleadingfiberglassmanufacturerhelpedEgyptbecomeoneoftheworld'slargestfiberglassproducers. "JushiEgyptistheworld'slargestfiberglassproductionbaseoutsideofChinaandisalsotheonlysuchbaseinAfrica,fillingthegapintheAfricancontinent'sfiberglassmanufacturingindustry,"saidtheJushichief. HeaddedthatJushiEgyptfiberglassproductionbaseisnotonlyamilestoneforChinaJushi's"goout"strategy,"butalsoanimportantachievementandasuccessfulexampleofeconomiccooperationbetweenChinaandEgypt." JushiEgyptisatenantofChina'sTEDA,oneoftheoldestandlargestindustrialdevelopersintheSuezCanalEconomicZone(SCZone)thatisdevelopinganareaof7.23squarekmintheregion. EgyptpaysagreatinterestinChina'sBeltandRoadInitiativeaimedforeconomiccooperationamongtensofstatesaroundtheglobeviatherevivalofancientlandandseatraderoutesthroughinfrastructureprojects. SuezGovernorAhmedHamed(C)visitsChina'sJushi200,000tonsfiberglassproductionbaseinSuezGovernorate,Egypt,Aug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao)   Forhispart,SuezGovernorAhmedHamedreferredtohisprovinceasoneofthe"castles"ofEgyptian-Chineseeconomicandcommercialcooperation.   TheEgyptiangovernorhailedhiscountry'scooperationwithChinathatresultedinChina'sTEDAeconomicandindustrialareainAinSokhna,aswellastheChinesevariousprojectsinEgyptinthefieldsofenergy,wasterecycling,lightrailtransits,communicationsandinformationtechnology. AnEgyptianworkerisseenattheworkshopofChina'sJushi200,000tonsfiberglassproductionbaseinSuezGovernorate,Egypt,Aug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao)   "JushiEgyptforFiberglassIndustryisoneofthemostimportantresultsofeconomiccooperationbetweenthegovernmentsofEgyptandChinaandoneofthelargestChineseinvestmentsontheEgyptiansoilatpresent,"Hamedsaid.   TodeepencooperationbetweenChinaandthemainland,wewillhold9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF),onSeptember12th -13th ,inChengducity.   AtCAIIF,YANGZhenmei,DeputyDirectorGeneralintheDepartmentofAircraftAirworthinessCertificationofCivilAviationAdministration ofChina(CACC)aswellasSarbhpreetS.SAWHNEY,theSeniorRepresentativeofAsia-PacificInternationalDivisionofAircraftCertificationService,AviationSafetyofFAA,willexpressthemselvesintheirspeecheswithtopicsaboutcooperationandglobalizationofcivilaircraftindustry.   Youwillgetmoreinformationaboutlatestcooperationmechanismonairworthiness.   Clickregister formoredetails. 

    Aug 31,2018
  • Cost Of Maintaining Composites Can Offset Performance Gains

    InvestigatinghownewcompositerepairtechnologieswillhelpMROproviders Carbonfiberhasalonghistoryincommercialaircraftmanufacturing,butitsfirstlarge-scaleapplicationwasontheBoeing787,whichfeaturescompositematerialsforhalfitsairframe.AirbusfollowedBoeing’sleadandusedcompositesformuchoftheA350’swingsandfuselage,andanyfutureclean-sheetaircraft—aswellasupgradesofexistingmodels—willleanheavilyoncarbonfiberaswell. Compositeshaveseveraladvantagesovermetals:Theyarelighter,theydon’tcorrode,andtheyexhibitbetterfatigueresistance.Thetradeoffisthatmetaliseasiertofix,soMROprovidersneedtoaddnewtools,know-howandprocessestoensuretheyarecapableofhandlingthelatestaircraft. “Beforethelaunchofthe787andA350,wehadmainlybeenprovidingcompositerepairservicesforwetlay-uprepairsoffairingsandothersecondarystructuresofanaircraft,”saysAngChyeKiat,executivevicepresidentofaircraftmaintenanceandmodification,atSTEngineeringAerospace.“Withthefuselageandwingsof787sandA350snowcompromisingcompositematerialaswell,wehavegrownourcapabilitiestosupporttheseplatformsnotonlywithrepairsbutalsomodificationwork.” Inspectionandrepairtechniquesforcompositematerialsaredevelopingapacebutarestillnotasmatureandwell-understoodasthoseinplaceforcommonaerospacemetalssuchasaluminum.Soinsomerespectstheperformancesavingsofnewmaterialsforairlinesareoffsetbyhighersupportcosts,althoughthegreaterdurabilityofcompositesshouldmeanfewermaintenanceevents. Carbonfibercompositesarethemostimportantcompositematerialsforwide-bodyaircraftCR929.AndasthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018) isgoingtosetuptwoplatesspecificallywhichisaboutthedevelopmenttrendofChina'sfuturewide-bodyaircraftandthelightweightstructureforadvancedcivilaircraftindesigningandmanufacturing.Furthermore,thistimewereceivedChengduGovernment’ssupport.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.In6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),youwillgetfurtherinformationaboutthefuturedemandsofCR929. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th -13th,2018. Click Register formoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Aug 31,2018
  • Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in High-speed Metal 3D Printing Company

    BoeingHorizonXVentureshasinvestedinDigitalAlloys,Inc.,acompanybasedinBurlington,Massachusettswhichdevelopshigh-speed,multi-metaladditivemanufacturingsystemsthatproduce3D-printedpartsforaerospaceandotherproductionapplications. DigitalAlloys'JoulePrintingtechnologycanrapidlycombinemultiplemetalsintoeachpart,whichimprovesthermal,electrical,magneticandmechanicalproperties.Theprocessallowsmetalsliketitaniumandhigh-temperaturealloystobe3D-printedforpartsthatcouldbeusedonBoeingproducts. FormedinJanuary2017,DigitalAlloysdevelopedapatented3D-printingapproachthatavoidsthecostandcomplexityofpowder-basedsystems,anddelivershigherresolutionthanotherwire-based3D-printingtechniques. AdditivemanufacturinggeneratesvalueforBoeingbyreducingthecostandtimeneededtodesign,buildanddeliverproductstocustomers.Atpresent,Boeinghasmorethan60,0003D-printedpartsflyingonspace,commercialanddefenseproducts.Thisinvestmentisthelatestexampleofthecompany'scommitmenttoadditivemanufacturinginnovation. Inaddition,IanCHANG,thevicepresidentoperationofBoeingCommercialAirplanesandJamesHUANG,theseniormanagerofBoeingTianjinCompositesCo.,Ltd.,hasconfirmedtobeourspeakersatthe6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember13ththisyear.Theywillshareleadinginsightsaboutadvancedaeronauticalmaterialsatthesummit. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018). ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Aug 15,2018
  • CRAC Issues Request for CR929 Landing Gear Supplier

    China-RussiaInternationalCommercialAircraft(CRAIC),ajointventureestablishedbyChinaCommercialAircraft(COMAC)andRussiaUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC),issuedarequestforproposal(RFP)onJuly31,2018,fortheCR929landinggeartopotentialsuppliers.   RFPdocumentsincludethemainrequirementsforTier1suppliersduringthewholelifecycleoftheCR929project,includingengineering,qualitycontrol,airworthinesscriteria,andsupplychainmanagement.   ThepotentialsuppliersareexpectedtosubmittheirproposalsbytheendofNovember2018,afterwhichCRAICwillconductanevaluation.Chinese,RussianandEuropeanmanufacturersareconsideredaspotentialcandidates,withadeliberateomissionofanyNorthernAmericansupplier.   TheSino-RussiancompanypreviouslyissuedaRFPforthepropulsionsystemoftheCR929.Itreceivedseveralproposalsandshouldgiveitsfinaldecisionbytheendof2018.   OnJune1,2018,CRACdefinedthemaincharacteristicssuchastheshapeandsizeoftheCR929long-rangewide-bodyaircraft.TheCR929long-rangewide-bodyaircraftisatwinenginecivilaircraftwithitsbasicmodel,theCR929-600,havingarangeof12,000kilometers   Furthermore,UACwillgatherAirbus,COMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute,COMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.,EatonChina,andUTCAerospaceSystemtomakeadiscussionabout‘TechnicalFeaturesOfWide-bodyAircraftInDesignAndManufacture’ at9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF),on September12th -13th inChengdu.AtCAIIF,youwillgetmoreinformationaboutadvancedcivilaircraftsystemintegrationtechnologyandintelligentmanufacturing.   Clickregister formoredetails. 

    Aug 15,2018
  • Civil Aviation Flight Training and Simulation Market

    Therevenueofcivilaviationflighttrainingandsimulationmarketisexpectedtoreach8.3billiondollarsby2023.Artificialre-creationofaircraftflightandtheenvironmentinwhichitfliesforpilottraining,designorotherpurposesiscalledflightsimulation. Thissimulatedenvironmentgivesthesamereactiontoexternalfactorsasdoestheoriginalflightandalsosimulatestheequationsofhowflightsfly.Itisnotonlyneededforjusttrainingpurposebutalsoforresearchpurposesandperformanceevaluationoftraineesetc.Itisexpectedthatmarketforsimulationandtrainingwillincreaseasthecustomersrequireadvancedvisualandmotiontechnologiesonparwiththeactualaircraftstodayandtheirregulatoryrequirements.Thedemandforairtravelandhencetheneedforpilotshassignificantlyincreased,forexample,therewasa5.7%increasebySeptember2013fromSeptember2012globallyandthe%increasewasevenmorewhenseenregionspecificwithhighestbeingAsiaPacific.Thisdemandforairtravelandpilotsalsoincreasedandincreasesthedemandforaircraftsimulationandtrainingmarket. SofarthehighestmarketshareinthissegmentisobservedinNorthAmericafollowedbyAsiapacific,Europe,MiddleEast,SouthAmericaandAfricarespectively.NorthAmericaisexpectedtomaintainitsvaluewhileinotherareasthemarketsharecanfluctuatebecausethereareimmenseopportunitiesfornewvendorstoenterandalsothereisscopeforjointventures. Demandformorepilots Theaviationsectorhasbeenhitinrecenttimeswithagrowingdemandfornewpilots,astheairlineindustrycontinuestoexperienceglobalshortagesinthenumberofcertifiedpilots.Inthenext20years,airlinesinNorthAmericaalonearegoingtobeinneedofaround117,000newpilots.ProjectedshortageofairlinepilotsintheU.S.isexpectedtoincreasetoover2,000by2025,comparedtotherecordedpilotdeficitof155in2016. Asthesizeofaircraftfleetscontinuetoincreaseworldwide,coupledwiththeincreasedannualgrowthrateoftheglobalairtrafficpassengerdemand,manyairlinecarriershavebeenforcedintoareductioninthenumberofflightschedulesduetoashortageofpilots.Thegrowthofthismarketdemandstheneedfortrainedpilotsandimprovedaviationtrainingmethods.Anothersignificantfactorthatisdrivingthemarketforvirtualtrainingmethodsisrisingfuelprices,andgrowinginternationalregulationofemissionsandnoisepollution.Thus,airlinesprefersimulator-basedtrainingasitrequireslesstimeandcostscomparedtotrainingonactualaircraft.Lately,theaerospacesimulationandtrainingmarketismovingtowardshigh-fidelitydisplays.Earlier,multi-screenframeworkswereusedinthesimulatortotrainpilots.However,withthepresentationofcollimateddisplaysandCobracurveddisplay,flightsimulatorshaveexperiencedmanifoldchange.Theutilizationofnewtechnologies,suchascomputergraphics,mechanicalactuation,anddistributedcomputingaretrendsintheglobalcivilaerospacesimulationmarketthatareimprovingthefeaturesofflightsimulators.Theincreaseincomputingspeedandmemorycapacityofferedbyhigh-performancecomputingcapabilityisenablingsimulatorsandtrainingdevicestoproducebetter-qualityimagesinsidethecockpit. Underthisbackground,‘4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum2018(CAPTF2018)’willbeheldonDecember5th–6th,2018,inChengdu,China.CATF2018willsharethelatestinformationofChinaaviationtrainingmarkettoexploretheopportunitiesincooperationinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.Theforumwillfocusonhowtobuildthebridgebetweenaviationuniversitytrainingandairlineopera-tions.Throughtheintroductionofadvancedequipmenttoimprovetheinterestoftrainingandreducethegapbetweenpilottrainingandactualflight. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Aug 15,2018
  • COMAC Completes High Temperature Testing on ARJ21

    Comachascompleteda12dayprogrammeofhigh-temperaturetestsontheARJ21-700regionaljetatTurpanJiaoheairportinChina’sXinjiangprovince. Themanufacturerstatesthatthetests,involvingtestaircraft103,werelargelyaimedaverifyingsystemdesignchangesaimedatmakingtheARJ21smaintenancemoreefficientandcost-effective. Comacdidnotdetailthechangesmade,butlastyeartheairframersignalledthatin2018itwouldfocusonsystemsupgradesandweightreduction. Thatfollowedaseriesoftestsonanupgradedflightcontrolsystemin2017,andaseparatecrosswindvalidationtrialinKeflavikthatwascompletedinMarch. FlightFleetsAnalyzershowsthattherearefiveARJ21sinservicewithChengduAirlinesandthreeinvolvedinflighttestduties.Comacalsoholdsfirmordersfor127moreofthetype,andoptionsandlettersofintentforafurther399. Inordertoensurethecontinuousairworhtnessofdomesticaircrafts,COMACsupportstoholdCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum togatherrelatedmanufaturers,suppliers,MRO,andairlinestodiscussthe“EstablishmentofOperationSupportSystem”.IndustryexpertsfromtheCAAC,CSAAandCASTwillshareprojectupdateswithinsightsintocurrentChinamarketchallenges. The CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldon September13th-14th in Chengdu,China.Networkwithmorethan200delegatesandkeydecisionmakersfromAirlines,MROs,andsuppliers.TheywillshareprojectupdateswithinsightsintocurrentChinamarketchallenges.Weoffersaplatformforinternationalaftermarketproduct&serviceproviderstoexploreopportunitiestopartnerinsupportofagrowingmarketinChina. RegisterCAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestagendaoftheconference. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030

    Aug 17,2018
  • Supply Chains Ready for Nexcelle Nacelle Production Ramps

    NacellemanufacturerNexcellehassupplychainsfullyinplacetosupportrapidproductionrampsforthenacellesitisprovidingfortheBombardierGlobal7500long-rangebusinessjetandtheComacC919largesingle-aislecommercialjet,accordingtopresidentKennethOnderko.NexcelleisajointventurebetweenGEAviation'sMiddleRiverAircraftSystems(MRAS)andSafranNacelles. WithBombardieranditsprogrampartnersexpectingtoreceivetypecertificationoftheGlobal7500inAugust,arapidproductionrampfortheGlobal7500isalreadybeginning,Onderkosaid.NexcellethenexpectsproductionofitsintegratednacellefortheC919’sCFMLeap-1CenginetoacceleratequicklyoncethataircraftachievescertificationbecauseComacalreadyholdsfirmordersandothercommitmentsforsome1,300C919sfromChineseairlinesandleasingcompanies. Founded10yearsagoasanequaljointventurebetweensubsidiariesofGEAviationandSafran,themajoraerospaceOEMs,whicharealsoequalpartnersinenginemanufacturerCFMInternational,NexcellewasmodeledtoconformcloselytotheCFMcorporatestructure.Itwasformed“withtheintentionofbringinganewconcept,withnewtechnologies,ofintegratedpropulsionsystems,”developedbymeansofveryclosecooperationbetweenthenacellecompanyandthemanufacturersoftheenginesinvolved,saidOnderko. Today,Nexcelle’scooperationwithGEAviationandBombardiertocreateanintegratedpropulsionsystemfortheGEPassportenginepoweringtheGlobal7500isabouttotakefruit.Nexcelleisembarkingupon“aprettyhealthythree-yearramp-up”ofproductionoftheaircraft’snacelles,hesaid.WithBombardieralreadyholding“averyhealthybacklogontheGlobal7500,it’saprettyaggressiveramp-upconsideringit’sabusinessjet.” FundamentaltoNexcelle’sabilitytomanagetheramp-upwithoutdisruptionarethecapabilitiesofitsinternalandexternalsuppliers,whichwillneedtoproducenacellecomponentsandpartsoftherequiredqualityinsufficientnumbersandattherighttime.Nexcelleisconfidentitcanensurethis,accordingtoOnderko,whosaidhiscompanycontinuestodemonstratethatabilitytoBombardierinregularreviewsofNexcelle’ssupply-chainandproductionarrangements. “Theadvantageofhavingajointventureisthatyouhavethesupplychainsofbothpartners”availabletohandletherequiredproductionofpartsandcomponents,saidOnderko.HeaddedthatinNexcelle’scasetheadvantageisevenmorepronouncedbecauseitscorporatestructureandsupplychainsareidenticaltothoseoftheCFMpartners,whichcooperatethroughSafranNacelles(astheprogramlead)andMRAStoproducethenacellesforLeap-1AenginesbuiltforAirbusA320neos. “Wehavedoneextensiveworktoensurethesupplybase,externallyandinternally,[isavailableandready]tosupporttheramp-up”ofGlobal7500Passportnacelleproduction,”saidOnderko.“Wehaveplansandmultiplesuppliersinplace,andproductioniscontractedprettywellout”intothethree-yearproductionramp.AsasubsidiaryofPassportmanufacturerGEAviation,MRASistheNexcellepartnerthatservesasthenacelleprogramleadforthePassportintegratedpropulsionsystem. NexcelleissimilarlyconfidentinitsC919nacelle-productionarrangements.“Weusethesame[supply-chainconfirmation]processesforthePassportandtheLeap-1Candwehaverecentlyexpandedbothfacilities[atMRASandSafranNacelles]tohandlethePassportandLeap-1C[nacelleproductionramps],"saidOnderko.AsprogramleadfortheLeap-1Anacelle,SafranNacellesistheNexcellepartnerthatservesastheprogramleadfortheC919nacelle,workingcloselywithCFM. SafranNacellesandSafranAircraftEnginesprovideeachLeap-1CintegratedpropulsionsystemasaunittoComacatitsindustrialcomplexinShanghai,wheretheChinesecompanymatesthepropulsionssystemswiththeaircraft.Comacisnowcompletingproductionofthethirdflight-testC919andCFMwillbedeliveringthataircraft’sLeap-1Cenginessoon,accordingtoOnderko. WhileNexcellecountsonlytheGlobal7500andC919asprogramwinstodate,OnderkoconfirmedthatNexcelleisdiscussingfutureintegratedpropulsion-systemapplicationsforotheraircraft.“Therearepotentialopportunities,”hesaid.“It’sobviousthat,whenwedeliverwhatwesaidwewoulddo,thatcapturespeople’sattention.Thereisactivityregardingfollow-onapplications.” AstheOnderko’ssaying,wecannotice thatfutureintegratedpropulsion-systemapplicationsforotheraircraft canbedeveloped. Recently,AECCwillstartnextgenerationcommercialaeroengine servedforSino-RussiaWide-bodyAircraftCR929withRussiaEnginemanufacturerUEC.Thenewaero-engineisnamedas‘PD35’ andAECCisstartingtheglobalvendorselectionprocessbysendingoutRFIdocument.OnSeptember12th-13th,2018,8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum(CAPTF2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengdu. Thistimetheyarelookingformoreglobalpartners.Meanwhile,asthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,wewillalsohaveamainforumnamedCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForumandasub-forumcalledChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit,whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.In8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum (CAPTF2018),thetopicof“NewTechnicalAirworthinessRequirementsforAeroEngines”willbeputforward,whichcanmakethedelegatesgetmoreinformationaboutChinesemarket. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th-13th,2018. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Jul 26,2018
  • Global and China Carbon Fiber and CFRP Industry Report, 2018-2022

    Asanewgenerationofreinforcedfiberboastingintrinsicpropertiesofcarbonmaterialandexcellentprocessabilityoftextilefiber,carbonfiberistheonewiththehighestspecificstrengthandspecificmodulusamongmass-producedhigh-performancefibers. Theglobaldemandforcarbonfiberapproximated84.2ktin2017,showingaCAGRof12.7%between2012and2017.Withthegrowingdemandfromsuchmarketsasnewenergyvehicleandwindpower,theworld’sdemandforcarbonfiberwillgrowatanannualaveragerateof10.0%orsofrom2018to2022.In2017,thedemandforcarbonfiberinChinesemarketreached23.5kt,soaring19.9%fromayearearlierandsharing27.9%ofglobaltotal,andthefigurewillriseto26.3ktin2018andcloseto400ktin2022. In2017,theworld-renownedcarbonfiberproducersraisedpricessuccessivelyinthewakeofasteadygrowthinmarketdemand,drivingthecarbonfibermarketsizetojumpby14.2%yearonyearandhitUSD2.4billion.Carbonfiberisprimarilybondedwithadhesivesubstrateintocarbonfibercompositesandthenlaunchedintothemarket.Themarketsizeofcarbonfibertothatofcarbonfibercompositesstandsatroughly1:10.TheglobalcarbonfibercompositesmarketwasworthaboutUSD25.1billionin2017,up12.1%onanannualizedbasis,andthefigureisexpectedtobeUSD28.4billionin2018andmorethanUSD45.0billionin2022. Carbonfibercompositeswerefirstutilizedinfieldslikesports&leisure,aviationandaerospace,anditdidnotgetusedinindustrialfieldsuntilthe20thcentury.Ascarbonfiberhashighcostofuse,thecarbonfibercompositesmainlyfindapplicationasakindofstructuralmaterialintheaviationandaerospacefieldcurrentlyaroundtheglobe(theglobaldemandforcarbonfiberfromaviationandaerospacemadeupabout60%in2017).During2018-2022,theglobalmarketsizeofcarbonfibercompositesusedinaviationandaerospacewillmaintainagrowthrateofatleast9.0%.Itisinrecentyearsthatthedemandfromautomotivesectorforcarbonfiberisgrowingbyleapsandbounds.ThemarketsizeofcarbonfibercompositesusedforcarspresentedaCAGRof29.0%between2013and2017,andisanticipatedtokeepagrowthrateofabove30.0%from2018to2022. Theglobalcarbonfibermarketremainedstable,withkeyplayersconsistingofJapaneseToray,Teijin,MitsubishiRayon,U.S.Hexcel,GermanSGL,andChina’sFormosaPlastics.In2017,theworld’stopfivegiantshadthecombinedmarketsizeasapercentageof67.8%,ofwhichTorayledthepackandheld29.2%.AsconcernsChinesepeers,ZhongfuShenyingCarbonFiber,thebiggestproducerofcarbonfiberinChina,seized5.0%sharesworldwide. Asfarassegmentedproductsareconcerned,in2017,over70%oflarge-towcarbonfibermarketshareswerefirmlyheldbyTorayandSGL,andmorethan50%ofsmall-towcarbonfibermarketshareswenttoToray,TeijinandMitsubishiRayon.ItfollowsthatJapanesevendorsarequitecompetitiveintheglobalcarbonfibermarket. Duetosophisticatedmanufacturingprocessandhightechnicalcontentaswellastechnicalconstraintsandlackofequipment,Chinesecarbonfiberindustryisleftbehindoverseascountriesintermsofeithertechnologiesorproductionscale.Nevertheless,thecarbonfiberindustryisadvancingaggressivelywiththepolicysupportinChinainrecentyears,withbreakthroughsmadeintechnologiesandindustrializationofT300,T700andT800carbonfibersuccessivelybroughtintoreality. Carbonfibercompositesarethemostimportantcompositematerialsforwide-bodyaircraftCR929.AndasthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018)isgoingtosetuptwoplatesspecificallywhichisaboutthedevelopmenttrendofChina'sfuturewide-bodyaircraftandthelightweightstructureforadvancedcivilaircraftindesigningandmanufacturing.Furthermore,thistimewereceivedChengduGovernment’ssupport.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.In6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),youwillgetfurtherinformationaboutthefuturedemandsofCR929. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th-13th,2018. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Jul 26,2018
  • COMAC and UAC Present Rosaviatsiya with Proposals on CR929 Certification Procedures

    CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina (COMAC)and UnitedAircraftCorporation (UAC)presented(28-Jun-2018) Russia's FederalAirTransportAgency (Rosaviatsiya)withproposalsonproceduresforCR929aircraft,developerandmanufacturercertification.TheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC,Rosaviatsiya,COMACandUACplanstomeetinSep-2018. OnSeptember12th,the9thAnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengdu.Mr.OUYANGXupo,DeputyDirector, DepartmentofAirworthinessCertificationfromCOMACandMr.SarbhpreetSAWHNEY,Manager(a),InternationalDivision,AIR-400,AircraftCertificationServicefromFAAwilladdressthekeynotespeechfocuson“HowWillTheApplicationOfNewAircraftTypesAndTechnologiesMeetTheRequirementsOfAirworthinessCertification”and“HowWillTheCooperationMechanismUnderTheImplementationProcedureForAirworthiness(IPA)BetweenTheUSAndChinaEnhanceTheAirworthinessCertificationWorkOfAviationProducts”. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 26,2018
  • China Aircraft Leasing Company Signs CFM Engines to Power its Airbus A320neo Aircraft

    ChinaAircraftLeasingCompany(CALC),afullaircraftvalue-chainsolutionsproviderbasedinHongKonghasselectedCFMInternational’sadvancedLEAP-1Aenginetopower17firmandupto50optionnewAirbusA320neofamilyaircraft. Additionally,CALCfinalisedanorderforCFM56-5Benginestopowerthreefirm,nineoptionAirbusA320ceoaircraft.Thesetwoagreementsarevaluedat$550millionUSatlistprice. “CALCisthelargestindependentleasingcompanyinAsiaandweareproudtobeworkingwiththem.” saidGaëlMéheust,PresidentandCEOofCFMInternational. ChinaAircraftLeasingGroupHoldingsLimited(CALC)isafullaircraftvalue-chainsolutionsproviderfortheglobalaviationindustry.TheGroupanditsmembercompaniesofferservicesateverystageofanaircraftlifecycle,fromnewaircraft,usedaircraft,toaircraftcomingtotheendoftheirlife,capturingtheassetvalueofanaircraftfleetbyproactiveassetmanagement. Recentely,theSVPofPRCSales&MarketingofAircraftRecyclingInternationalLimited ofCALC,PENGXiaofeng,areinvitedtogiveaspeechon“AircraftAssetsValueManagementandOverallSolution” ontheCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF). Mr.Penghasmorethan20-yearexperienceinaircraftengineering,ofwhich15yearsinaircraftsalesandleasing.Hespecializesinmanagingdiversifiedcrossfunctionalareasincludingaircraftleasing,sales&assetvaluemanagement,aswellastechnical&professionalsupport.Wearelookingforwardtohiswonderfulspeech. PENGXiaofeng SVP-PRCSales&Marketing AircraftRecyclingInternationalLimited ofCALC Topic:AircraftAssetsValueManagementandOverallSolution TheCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.Networkwithmorethan200delegatesandkeydecisionmakersfromAirlines,MROs,andsuppliers.TheywillshareprojectupdateswithinsightsintocurrentChinamarketchallenges.Weoffersaplatformforinternationalaftermarketproduct&serviceproviderstoexploreopportunitiestopartnerinsupportofagrowingmarketinChina. RegisterCAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030

    Jul 26,2018
  • INTRODUCTION OF NEW ROLLS-ROYCE AIRCRAFT ENGINES WITH FACC TECHNOLOGY

    Rolls-Royce’snewPearl15aircraftengineswithpremiumFACCtechnology:FACCsuppliesthebypassductsfortheturbofans,whichwillbeinstalledinBombardier’slatestvery-long-rangejetsGlobal5500andGlobal6500. Formanyyears,FACChasbeenatechnologypartneroftheworld’sleadingenginemanufacturerRolls-Royce. Thelatestproduct,thenewlydevelopedPearl15enginepoweringBombardier’sstate-of-the-artGlobal5500and6500businessjets,combinesinnovativetechnologywithprovenfunctionsandfeaturessomepremiumFACCtechnology.ThedevelopmentworkforthisprojecthasbeenaccomplishedinclosecooperationbetweentheinternationalaerospacegroupFACCanditscustomerRolls-Royce.“Afteranintensivephaseofcomponentdevelopment,successfulenginetestsandongoingflighttestprograms,weareproudtosupplyourcustomerRolls-RoycewithadvancedcompositecomponentsalsoinitslatestPearlenginefamily.Thus,wehavedemonstratedagainthatourworldwidecustomerscancountonthehighqualityandinnovativetechnologiesofFACC”,saysRobertMachtlinger,CEOofFACC. EfficiencythroughFACCtechnology TheRolls-RoycePearl15engineisoneofthemostefficientenginesavailableinthebusinessaviationsegment.Itenablescustomerstoflytotheirdestinationsfarther,fasterandevenquieter.Throughthesupplyoflightercomponentsandacousticelements,FACCplaysamajorpartinincreasingtheefficiencyoftheengines.Aweight-bearingstructuralelementwasmanufacturedfortheengineandthepylonthatservesasanouteraerodynamicboundaryofthesecondaryairstream.Moreover,itisusedassoundabsorberandpermitseasymaintenanceaccesstotheturbine.Aftercomprehensivetestingandchecking,theEASAcertificatewasgrantedinFebruary. ChinaisFACC’slargestoverseasmarket.AndasthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,FACCwillalsobeoneofourdelegates.Furthermore,thistimewegetthesupportofChengduGovernment.Withthisendorsementaswellasonbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.In8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum(CAPTF2018),thetopicof“NewTechnicalAirworthinessRequirementsforAeroEngines”willbeputforward,whichcanmakethedelegatesgetmoreinformationaboutChinesemarket. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th-13th,2018. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Jul 13,2018
  • AIRBUS EXTENDS TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH WITH CHINESE PARTNERS

    Ajointlabestablishedtoexploretheapplicationofnanoscienceinaeronauticindustry. AirbusBeijingEngineeringCentre(ABEC),ajointventurebetweenAirbusandChinaAviationIndustryCorporation(AVIC),openedanewlabonnanocompositematerialsjointlywithNationalCentreforNanoscienceandTechnologyofChina.Onthesameday,thetwopartiessignedacooperationagreementonengineeringpolymernanocompositesforaeronauticapplications. BothsidesagreetocarryoutR&Tactivitiesonelectricallyconductive,self-healingandtougheningnanocomposites.Theaimistoexploretheapplicationofthestate-of-artnanocompositetechnologyintheaeronauticindustry. TheresearchwillbejointlyconductedbyABECengineersandagroupoftopChineseacademiesanduniversities,includingNCNST,TsinghuaUniversity,SunYat-SenUniversity,HKUniversityofScienceandTechnologyandHongKongPolytechnicUniversity.ThecooperationisalsoendorsedbyDuShanyi,memberoftheChineseAcademyofEngineeringandFanShoushan,memberoftheChineseAcademyofScience,whowillactastheprojectconsultants. AirbusalsocommitstosetupanAirbusScholarshipprogrammeinNCNSTtosupportthedevelopmentofthefuturetalentsinthenanosciencearea. LiuMinghua,DirectorofNationalCentreforNanoscienceandTechnologyofChinasaid:“Astheedge-cuttingtechnology,nanoscienceischangingpeople’sperceptionandwillhavegreatimpactonthefutureeconomyandindustrydevelopment.Iamhappytowitnesstoday’ssignaturewithAirbusandlookforwardtoafruitfulresultofourcooperation.AndIwouldliketoexpressmygratitudetoAirbusfortheirsupportonthefuturetalentsnurturingbysettingupanAirbusScholarshipinourcentre.” “IamdelightedtowitnessanothermilestoneinthehistoryofABECandtoseeourcooperationinChinaextendingtonewareaswiththenewpartners.ResearchandinnovationarekeydriversforAirbusandwethinkhighlyofChina’sinnovationabilities.Chinaisaleaderinthefieldofnanoscience,Iamconfidentthatweareabletocontributetothepragmaticapplicationofnanoscienceintheaeronauticindustry,withtheexpertiseofAirbusandourChinesepartners”,saidFrancoisMery,COOofAirbusChinacommercialaircraft. Sinceitscreationin2005,ABEChasbeensuccessfullytakingpartindesigningcomponentsforalltheAirbusprogrammesincludingthecompany’sflagshipA380aswellasA350XWB.Itperformsthespecificdesignworkrelatedtothe5%A350XWBairframeworkpackagestobecarriedoutinChina. Currentlyaround130ChineseengineersworkinABEC,applyingtheirskillsandcompetenciesinlinewithAirbushighestendstandardsandusingstate-of-arttechnologies.Theydevelopengineeringsolutionsalongthefulllifecycleofanaircraft,whichcoversareasfromresearchanddesigntomanufacturingandinservicessupport. Withthegovernment'shighattentionandstrongdomesticmarketdemand,China'scivilaviationindustryisfacingunprecedentedopportunitiesandfavorableenvironment.The“13th Five-YearPlan”andthelaunchof"MadeinChina2025"havepointedoutthedirectionofChina'saviationindustryconstructionandpromotedtherapiddevelopmentofaviationindustryinChina. Focusingonspecialmetalfunctionalmaterials,high-performancestructuralmaterials,functionalpolymermaterials,specialinorganicnonmetallicmaterialsandadvancedcompositematerials.Advancethedevelopmentofsuperconductingmaterials,nanomaterials,graphene,bio-basedmaterialsandotherstrategicfrontiermaterials.Acceleratethedevelopmentofadvancedmelting,solidificationmolding,gasdeposition,profileprocessing,efficientsynthesisofnewmaterialsandotherkeytechnologiesandequipment.Weshouldstrengthenbasicresearchandsystemconstruction,breakthroughbottlenecksinindustrialization,andspeedupupgradingandupgradingofbasicmaterials.Adhereto"innovationdrivenandgreendevelopment",promotetheintegrationofinformationandindustrialization,enhancetheindustrialbasicability,focusonthenewgenerationofinformationtechnologyindustry,high-gradeCNCmachinetoolsandrobots,aeronauticsandAstronauticsequipment,improvetheaircraftmaterialanditsprocessingtechnology,"perceptibility"and"intelligent". Underthisbackground,the‘6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’(CAMPS2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th-13th. Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisSummit.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeronauticalmaterialsindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 13,2018
  • China's C919 Project on Track with Two in Flight Tests

    China'sC919largepassengerplaneprojectismakingsteadyprogress,withtwoplanesundergoingflighttests,accordingtothestate-ownedCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC). ThetwoC919planesareundergoingflighttestsandpreparationsinXi'anandShanghai,saidCOMAC. TheC919,China'sfirstself-developedtrunkjetliner,conducteditssuccessfulmaidenflightonMay5,2017,atShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport. ThefirstC919planereceivedaseriesofmodificationsforitsflighttests,includingawaterbalancesystemmodificationandoverallsystemcalibration.TheflighttestsarebeingheldinYanliang,Xi'anofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince. ThesecondC919hascompletedmultipletestsandmodificationsforitsflighttestmissions.ItiscurrentlyundergoingflighttestsinShanghaiandwillsoonflytotheDongyingflighttestbaseineastChina'sShandongProvince. Todate,theC919projectisonschedule,withflighttests,statictestsandgroundtestsforfollow-upplanesinorder,saidCOMAC. ThethirdC919planeisinitsfinalassemblyphase,withitscablesandairbornesystemscurrentlybeinginstalled. Todate,COMAChasreceived815ordersfortheC919from28customersworldwide. ChinaAviationMarketdemandisthehighestglobally,withnearly7600newcommercialaircraftexpectedwithinthenexttwodecades.DemandgrowthhasdriventheriseofnewChinesemanufacturesalongwiththematurationofChina'saerospaceindustrysupplychain. ManyofCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina's(COMAC)andAviationIndustryCorporationofChina's(AVIC)domesticpartnersareactivelyseekingnewproductandservicevendorstosupportvariousChinesecivilaviationprojects. TheCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF)wasfirstheldin2009coincidingwithCOMAC'sestablishmentandtherenewednationalfocustodevelopChina'sCivilAviationIndustry.CAIIF2018the9thinstallmentofthispopularindustryconference,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th-13th,2018. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 13,2018
  • CAAC Will Give a Speech on the Establishment of Operation Support System

    AccordingtotheanalysisofAVICgroup,Chinaairtransportmarketwillmaintainsteadygrowthinthenext20years.By2034,Chinaneedstocomplementvarioustypesofcivilaircraft5522. Inthefaceofsuchrapiddevelopmentofaviationnetworkandhugefleetscale,itisnecessarytobuildafter-saleservicemarkettoguaranteeitsfunctionaloperation. However,Chinacivilaircraftoperationsupportsystemisstillintheinitialstageofdevelopment,civilaircraftmaintenancenetworkisnotcomprehensive.Thedigitizationandinformatizationneedtobeupgraded.Sparepartspoolalsoneedtobeestablished. Asaresult,itwouldbethemostconcernedemphasesthathowtobuildamatureoperationsupportnetworktoensureaircraft'sconstantoptimizationforefficiencyandcostinthefuture. Inordertobuildaperfectsystemandsetuptheguaranteesystem,it'sourhonortohaveHeadofFlightStandardDep.ofCAACtogiveaspeach. Thedetailsofspeakerisasfollows: SpeechTopic:EstablishmentofChineseOperationSupportSystem Speaker:ShijunXVE JobTitle:HeadofFlightStandardDep.ofCAAC(CivilAviationAdministrationofChina) Background: OperationSupportSystemstartstoestablishin2016.Aftermarketservicewasdividedbymanyindividualbranchesbefore.InordertobettercompleteacomprehensiveMROservice,CAACdecidedtobuildOperationSupportSystem.Withthegradualimprovementofthesystem,CAACputsforwardnewrequirementseveryyear.Thisyear,It'sourgreathonortohaveCAACtogiveaspeach.Hewillsharetheinformationaboutlatestsystemupdatesandthetechnicalsuggestions. Wesincerelywelcomemoreindustrialexpertsandsupplierscouldjoinusandpromotecommunication.CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China. RegisterCAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030

    Jul 13,2018
  • Pace Of Printing 3D Metal Aviation Parts Picking Up

    Three-Dprinting,oradditivemanufacturing,ofpolymerpartsforaircraftinteriorsisdecadesold.Butmetalisnotnaturallyaconvenientliquid,andmetalaircraftpartstendtobesafety-critical,soprintingmetalpartshastakenlongertoadvance. Nevertheless,thepaceofmetalprintingispickingup.ItstartedwithanOEMofengines,whereweightandperformancearecritical.Itisnowspreadingwellbeyondtoavarietyofcomponentsandstructures. OEMsarealsodiversifyingtheiruseof3Dtechnologies.Metalpowdersaswellaswiresarebeingused,anddifferenttechniquesforprintingmetalmaterialsarebeingexploited. Thetwosimplestappealsofprintinghavebeencuttingwasteandproducingpartsquicklyinsmallvolumes.Thefirstcancutcosts,whilethesecondspeedspartstomarket,eliminatingtheneedformassiveinventories. But,3Dprinting’srealpotentialisinredesigningwholesystemsandcomponentstotheexactconfiguration andcontentrequiredfortheirfunctions,notdesigningapartorcollectionofpartsjusttoeasemanufacturebyconventionalmethods.Thispotentialwillonlytrulybetappedasnewenginesandaircraftaredeveloped. Honeywell’sadditive-manufacturinglabinShanghai. Sothereismuchmorecominginadditivemanufacturing.SmartOEMsaretakingearlysteps,partlyforreasonsspecifictoeachprintedpiece,butalsotogainexperienceforthefutureadditiveaerospaceindustry. HoneywellAerospacehasalreadybegunprintingmetalpartsforitsauxiliarypowerunits(APU).DonaldGodfrey,anengineeringfellowinadditivemanufacturingatHoneywell,explainsthechange:Ifacomponentalreadyisinuse,thenprintingitreplacessheet-metalforming,welding,castingorforging.“Honeywellisgoingthroughthisexerciseonmanypartsandapplyingadditivemanufacturingtechnologywhereitmakessense,”hesays. Onereasonforprintingapartmightbethatconventionalmanufacturingisnotyieldingtimelyproduction.Honeywellmightalsodecidetoprintapartifthetraditionalsuppliermovedawayorisnolongerassociatedwiththecompany.OrHoneywellmightprintacomponentifthevendorishavingproblemsmeetingqualitystandards. Godfreynotesthatthebasicdifferencesbetweenpropulsionengines—thefirsttouseprintedparts—andAPUsaresimplysizeandhorsepower.“Bothareturbinesandhavethesamesections:compressor,combustor,high-pressureandlow-pressureturbinesandexhaust,”hesays.PrintingAPUcomponentshasthusbeenahighpriorityatHoneywell. TheOEM’sfirstprintedpart,asplashguardforanAPU,wasshippedtoacustomerDec.18,2015.GodfreysaysitwasaverysimplepartandprintedmostlysothatHoneywellcouldunderstandwhatittooktogetprintedpartsthroughitsownquality-controlsystem,engineeringapprovalsandacceptancebytheFAAandthecustomer. HoneywellisnowprintingductsandoiltubesforAPUs.Thesepartswereselectedforoneoffourreasons:theOEMwashavingdifficultywithvendors,printingcouldreduceleadtimes,printingcouldimprovequalityorprintingcouldreducecosts. Toprinttheseparts,Honeywellisusingtwo3Dtechnologies.Mostprintingisdonewithlaserpowderbedfusion,alsocalleddirectmetallasersintering(DMLS).Asmallerportionuseselectronbeam(EB)melting,alsoknownasEBpowderbedfusion.TheOEMisalsolookingatbinderjetprintinganddirectenergydeposition(DED). HoneywellisevaluatingallnonrotatingcomponentsofAPUsascandidatesforadditivemanufacturing.Theseincludecompressorandturbinecases,brackets,mounts,tubes,vanesanddiffusers. InadditiontoAPUs,Honeywellislookingatadditivemanufacturingforpropulsionenginecomponents.Italreadyhascertifiedsomenon-APUpartsforspaceapplications.“Also,severalmechanicalcomponentprojectsaredueforcertifiedproductionin2018,”Godfreysays. Amuchsmaller,youngercompany,NorskTitanium,haschosenaverydifferentadditiveapproach.The140-personmanufacturerusesitsversionofDEDwithwiretoprintfootlongtitaniumfittingstoholdaftgalleysinplacefor10Boeing787seachmonth. ChiefCommercialOfficerChetFullersayssmall,intricatepartssuchasGEAviation’sfuelnozzlearebestprintedbypowderbedfusiontechniques.Forthebig,structuraltitaniumpartsthatNorskwantstoprint,wire-fedtechnologyisbetter.NorskusesargongastorchesinapatentedprocesscalledRapidPlasmaDeposition.“[Ourparts]startatapoundorlarger.Powdertakestoolongforthat,”saysFuller.Indeed,theNorskmachinesprintkilogramsperhour,notouncesperhour,aspowderbedfusiondoes. Thewire-fedapproachonlyproducespartstonearnetshape,afterwhichexcessmetalmustbemachinedaway.Butitisfastandeconomicalforanyvolumes.Anditsgreatadvantageisthatitcutsthebuy-to-fly(BTF)ratioforpriceytitaniumsubstantially,comparedwithcuttingtitaniumblocks.Conventionallycuttingatitaniumstructuralpartresultsina15:1BTF,Fullerestimates.Norsk’swire-fedprintinghasaBTFofabout3:1.Thatsaves24kg(53lb.)oftitaniumona2-kgpart. Andbecauseitisusingwire,Norskisnotpayingtheexorbitantcostsofmetalpowders.ThesecanreduceoroffsetBTFgains.Titaniumwirecostsmoreperkilogramthantitaniumblock,Fulleracknowledges,“butnotdramaticallymore.”TheOEMusesstandardrollsofTi64titanium,madetoitsownspecificationsfortwistandcleanliness. TheroadtobecomingaBoeingsupplierwaslong.IttookNorsk10yearstodevelopitsfourth-generationnonvacuumprintingmachine,whichprintspartscleanly,quietlyandquickly.Importantforcertification,themachinemeasures600parameterspersecond,ensuringcontrolofthemeltpoolandahomogenousgrainstructureinallprintedparts.Fullersayshiscompany’sthreeNorwegianmachinesandnineNewYorkmachinescanthusallguaranteeproductionofthesameparteverytime.CertificationbytheFAAtook10months. ThecurrentNorskmachinehasaworkenvelopeof900X600X300mm(35X24X12in.).Thecompanyisnowdecidingwhetheritsnextmachinewillaimforlargerpartsorjustmorecomplexones.Fullersaysthatthebesttargetsforhisequipmentarethelatestaircraft—787s,AirbusA350sandtheBombardierCSeries—thatmakeheavyuseoftitanium. NorskisproducinghundredsoftestpartsinvariousshapesandsizestodemonstratetoregulatorsandvariousOEMsthesuitabilityofitsmethodsformanymoreparts.Onceithasprovedthecapabilitiesandconsistencyofitsdepositionprocess,certifyingindividualpartsismucheasierandtakesmuchlesstime.TheOEMcannowusesimulationsoftwareforsometasksleadingtocertification. Fullersaysthebestcandidatesforprintingarepartswithasignificantverticaldimension.Inanycase,theNorwegianOEMshouldhaveplentyofworkahead.IthaspartneredwithSpiritAeroSystems,whichbuildsthousandsoftitaniumparts.Spiritexecutivesexpectthatatleast30%ofthesepartscouldbecandidatesforNorsk’srapid-depositionprocess. Majoraerospacecompaniesthatarenotyetprintingpartsareeagertobegindoingso.Eaton’sAerospaceGroupisinvestingaggressivelyinadditivemanufacturing,withMikeYork,directorofaerospaceadditivemanufacturing,leadingateamofEatonbusinesslinesdedicatedtospecificadditiveapplications. EatonmaintainsacenterofexcellenceinSouthfield,Michigan,fordevelopingbothpolymerandmetaladditives.Thecenterispilotinginitialdevelopmentandwillprovidelow-rateproductionparts. Inaddition,thecenterisdevelopingitsownhigh-temperaturepolymermaterialsforuseinadditivemanufacturing.Eatonwillgotomarkettosourcemetalmaterialfor3Dprinting.Additionally,alargerEatonteaminPune,India,isworkingonsimulationofadditiveprocessesandproducts. “Weseethisasagoodopportunityinaerospace—togainacompetitiveadvantageinspeed,costandperformance,”Yorksays. EatonischieflyinterestedinDMLS,EB,DEDandcoldspraytechniquesformetaladditives.Forpolymers,itisconcentratingondirectlasersinteringandfuseddepositionmodelingwhilealsoexploringotherprocesses. Eatonhasidentifiedmanifolds,valves,filtrationcomponentsandotherproductsascandidatesformetaladditives.Forpolymers,itsinvestigationsincludereplacingsomealuminumpartswithadditivepolymerstosavecostsandreduceweight. Onecriticalfactorindecidingthesuitabilityofanadditiveformakingapartisthatpart’scomplexity.Traditionalmethodsmeantcomplexityincreasedcost,ineithermanufacturingorwelding.Withadditives,themantrais“complexityisfree.”Yorksaysthatasadditiveprocessesimprove,thedegreeofcomplexityrequiredtomakeitthelessexpensiveoptiondecreases.“Applicationsthatdidnotlookattractivetwotothreeyearsagonowdo,”hesays. Anditisnotjustcostthatcanbesaved.Yorksaysthenewdesignsthatadditivemanufacturingenablescanimproveperformancebyreducingweightorsize,orimprovingfluidflowsorpressures. Eatonplanstolaunchitsfirstadditive-manufacturedaerospacepartsbytheendof2019,butmostoftheadditiveportfoliowillcomelater.Yorkpredictsthatin5-10years,asignificantportionoftheEatonportfoliowillbemadethroughtheadditiveprocess. Thenewgenerationofaircraftisconstantlydevelopingtowardshighperformance,highreliability,longlifeservicesandlowcost,andmoreandmoreusesthewholestructure,andthepartstendtobecomplicatedandlarge,whichpromotesthedevelopmentandapplicationofthetechnologyofmaterialadding.Fromthe3DCADmodeloftheparts,themanufacturingtechnologyofmaterialaddingcangreatlyreducethecostandshortenthedevelopmentperiodwithouttheneedofthemold.Itisalsoanimportantmeanstomeettherapidandlowcostdevelopmentofthemodernaircraft.Itisalsooneofthekeytechnologiestomeettheultraspecificationandcomplexmetalstructuremanufacturinginaerospace. The‘6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’(CAMPS2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th-13th.CAMPS2018willbeheldtoimprovetheefficiencyandqualityofmanufacturingprocessexperiencethroughinnovativetechnologyandmaterials. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jun 29,2018
  • China-developed Planes Serve B&R Countrie

    ChinaispickingupthepacedeliveringitsaviationproductstoBeltandRoadcountries. MoreBeltandRoadcountriesareembracingChineseaircraftfamilies,suchastheMA60seriesturboproppassengerplanes,LE500andY-12seriesgeneralplanesandY-8transportaircraft,saidAVICInternational. AVICInternationalisasubsidiaryofthestate-ownedaviationgiantChinaAviationIndustryCorporation,whichfocusesonoverseassalesandpromotionofChina'saircraftandotheraviationproducts. Todate,Chinahasdelivered57MA60/600turbopropplanesto18BeltandRoadcountriesand103Y-12seriesplanesto28BeltandRoadcountries,accordingtoAVICInternational. TheMA60andMA600turbopropaircraft,developedbyAVICXi'anAircraftIndustry(Group)CompanyLtd.,isdesignedtooperateregionalflights,andcouldalsobemodifiedtoprojectartificialprecipitation. TheY-12series,manufacturedbyAVICHarbinAircraftIndustryCompanyLtd.,isaregionalturbopropaircraftdesignedforpassenger,cargoandemergencyrescueflightsinplateauormountainousregions. TheChina-developedaircraftfamiliesaredesignedtomeetdemandsfromthecountry'scomplicatedgeographicalandweatherconditions.Andmostofthemarehighlycosteffective. ThesefeaturesinbothperformanceandpricemaketheChineseaircraftcatertowide-rangingBeltandRoadcountries,especiallythedevelopingcountries. InApril,NepalAirlinesCorporation(NAC),thenationalflagcarrierofNepal,receivedtwo17-seatY-12EplanesfromChina. NACsignedanagreementwithAVICInternationaltoprocuresixaircraft,respectivelytwo56-seatMA60andfour17-seatY-12Ein2012. "TheseaircraftarethesymbolofcooperationbetweenNepalandChina,"saidRabindraAdhikari,NepaliministerforCulture,TourismandCivilAviation,whenreceivingthenewaircraftinApril. "Iamconfidentthatwiththeseplanes,NepalAirlinesCorporationwillbeabletoservethedemandofthegeneralpublicandcontributeinnationaleconomy,"Adhikariadded. BytheendofApril,thedeliveredMA60andMA600aircraftathomeandabroadhaveundertakenmorethan420,000flights,withtotalflighthoursreaching460,000. Theyareoperatingonabout300airroutes,andhavetransportedmorethan11millionpassengersaroundtheworld. Besidesthecivilaviationmarket,China-developedaircraftarealsoservingotherfieldsinBeltandRoadcountries,suchaspilottraining,short-distancetrafficandemergencyrescue. TheLE500,thefirstChinesegeneralplanemodeltoentertheAfricanmarket,completedasuccessfulmaidenflightinSouthAfricainMay. TwoLE500planes,dubbedLittleEagle500inChinese,havesuccessfullyconductedtheirfirstflightsatapilottrainingschoolinSouthAfrica.Theywillsoonservethelocalgeneralaviationmarket. Chinaisjoininghandswithforeignaviationauthoritiesandoperatorstoboostprofessionaltraining,spare-partsupportandaviationnetworkbuilding,accordingtoAVICInternational. AVIChassenttechnicalserviceandmaintenanceteamstosupportthesmoothoperationofChineseplanesinBeltandRoadcountries,asacommitmenttobetterservelocalcustomers. Basedonsuchdomesticandoverseasindustrialbackground,the9thCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2018isjointlyheldby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics andsupportedbyvariousmajoraircraftOEMsunder CommercialAircraftCooperationofChina(COMAC) and AviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC),aimingtoboostingandpromotinginternationalcommunicationandcooperationinaerospaceindustry,aswellasdrivingthedevelopmentofinternationalaircraftmanufacturingindustry. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent. 【Contact】 Company:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Jun 29,2018
  • Comac ARJ21 Will Feature Teledyne’s Real Time Monitoring System

    Comac’sARJ21aircraftwillbegettinganewRealTimeMonitoringSystem(RTMS)fromTeledyneControls.Arecently-announcedpartnershipbetweentheChineseaircraftmanufacturerandtheaircraftdataspecialistwillseetheARJ21equippedwithTeledyneControls’ Real-timeMonitoringUnit(RTMU)onceitiscertifiedandreadyforinstallation,whichisexpectedineitherQ3orQ4ofthisyear. TheRTMUincludesabuilt-inQuickAccessRecorder(QAR)andafully-programmableAircraftConditionMonitoringsystem(ACMS),whichcanbemodifiedandenhancedduringoperation.AccordingtoComac,benefitsofthisfullycustomizableACMSincludetheabilityforoperatorstocustomizeaircraftparameters,displayscreens,reportgenerationconditions,andreportformatandcontent.ComacalsocitestheACMSTestersoftwareasabenefit,asitallowsuserstosimulateeventstoverifyfunctionalitypriortoinstallation. TheRTMU’sfunctionalitycanbeenhancedthroughinstallationofTeledyneControls’GroundLinkComm+system,whichcanrecordanddistributedataforaircraftsystemconditionmonitoring,performancetrendingandoperationalqualityassurance.GroundLinkComm+isalreadyinstalledontheARJ21andComacsaysthiswillprovidethebenefitofeliminatingbandwidthconstraintsforlargeACMSreports,sinceGroundLinkComm+cantransmitanddistributethemwirelesslyviacellularnetwork. ComacwillbeinstallingtheRTMUunits—includingthetraysandwiring—oncetheyarecertifiedfortheARJ21.Fornow,TeledyneControlssaystheRTMUwillonlybeinstalledontonewaircraftinproduction.AdecisionhasyettobemadeforexistingARJ21aircraft.ThefirstRTMS-equippedARJ21isexpectedtobedeliveredineitherQ42018orearly2019.Sofar,morethan450ARJ21aircrafthavebeenorderedbymorethan20customers. WiththedevelopmentofChineseAircrafts,theneedofadvancedtechnologyisbooming.Andmoreandmoreairlinesarefocusingonbigdataanalysis. Underthisbackground, CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.ThepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingoperationsupportmarketinChina. Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jun 28,2018
  • Announcement From Galleon

    Dearcolleague,  OnJune15,2018,anemailtitled“CallforAbstracts–CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019”wassentfromourcompanywithmarketing@comac.ccasthesender.SinceitwasnottheofficialemailofGalleon,atthefirsttimeofrealizingthisissue,Galleonimmediatelylookedintothereasonandfoundthattheoriginallydesignatedsendermarketing@galleon.ccwasmaliciouslytamperedwhenissuingexternallythroughathird-partygroupsendingmailboxplatform.Galleonherebydeclaresthatthedomainnameoftheonlyofficialexternalmailboxisgalleon.cc. Galleonreservestherighttolegalaction. Galleonsincerelyapologizesforanyinconveniencebroughttorelatedorganizationandindividualandadoptspositivemeasuresasbelowtoeliminatethenegativeeffectsofsucheventasmuchaspossible. 1.Makeanexternalstatementviaemail,officialwebsite(www.galleon.cc)andwechatofficialaccount(Galleon航空资讯)within24hours;principal:JeremyCHEN-SalesDirector,email:Jeremyc@galleon.cc 2.Communicatewithoursuppliersviaemailandupgradesafetyleveltoavoidrecurring;principal:AdesonXING-OperationDirector,email:adesonx@galleon.cc 3.Wewilladoptpositivemeasurestosolvetheissuebroughttoeachreceiverduetowronginformationofpreviousemailandclarifythemisunderstanding;principal:FrankLi-NewBusinessDevelopmentDirector,email:frankl@galleon.cc Thewrongsenderofthisgroupsendingemailmakesusfeelincrediblysadandalsoexposessomeproblemsoninternalmanagement.Itmakesusfeelguilty.Weherebyextendoursincerethankstoallcolleaguesandfriendswhohavegivenusstrongsupportandimmediatereminderthathelpustofindoutthereasonoftheproblem.Wearewillingtoundertakecorrespondingresponsibilities.Wewouldalsogreatlyappreciateyouradvicesandsuggestionswhichcouldmakeusbetter. Bestregards,  FrankLi NewBusinessDevelopmentDirector Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. 

    Jun 16,2018
  • Sino-Russian Widebody Gets Seven Proposals for Engine

    DevelopersoftheChinese-Russianwidebodyhavereceivedproposalsfromsevenfirmstosupplytheaircraft’spropulsionsystem.   ThesubmissionsweremadetotheChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftCorporation(CRAIC)asaccordingtothe30Maydeadline.Thebidscamefrombothdomesticandforeignsuppliers,saysChineseairframerComac.   CRAICissuedtherequestforproposallastDecember.Lastweek,SukhoiCivilAircraft,thecommercialaviationunitforUnitedAircraft,toldFlightGlobalthatthedevelopersoftheaircrafthaveincreasedtheenginethrustrequiredforthejet.Therequirementisnowfor78,000lb-thrustturbofans,upfromtheprevious75,000lb-thrustspecification.   “Ithaschangedbecauseofmarketingdemandthattheaircraftbeabletobaseinseveralhigh-altitudeaerodromesinChina.AftertheanswertoRFPrequestsfrompotentialenginesuppliersisreceived,thismeasurementmightalsobeelaborated,”itadds.   CRAICsaysitwillanalyse,clarifyandevaluatetheproposalsreceivedbytheendoftheyear.Rolls-RoyceandGeneralElectricareexpectedtobeamongthesevenwhichhavesubmittedbids.   UnitedAircraftandComacaredevelopingthreevariantsofthetwinjet.ThebaselinemodelwillbetheCR929-600withapassengercapacityof281seatsinathree-classconfiguration,andarangeof12,000km.   Theaeroengineindustrychainislongandhasawidecoverage,whichhasahugedrivingeffectonthenationaleconomyandtechnologicaldevelopment.AeroengineprojectisalsoakeyprojectinChinainrecentyears.In2015,thegovernmentworkreportforthefirsttimeincludedaeroengineandgasturbinemanufacturinginthereport,reflectingtheunprecedentedimportanceofthestate.   Underthisbackground,the8th AnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum(CAPTF2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th -13th,2018.   Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Jun 15,2018
  • Structural Core Materials Market worth 2.32 Billion USD by 2022

    TheglobalstructuralcorematerialsmarketisprojectedtogrowfromUSD1.52Billionin2017toUSD2.32Billionby2022,ataCAGRof8.8%.Increaseintheuseofhoneycombstructuralcorematerialsintheaerospaceindustryisexpectedtodrivethestructuralcorematerialsmarket.Theaerospaceindustryhaswitnessedseveralchangesinitscomponentsmanufacturinginthepastfewdecades.Theuseofwoodandmetalformanufacturingaircraftcomponentshasbeenreplacedbyvariouslightweightcomposites.Thus,thedemandforstructuralcorematerialsisincreasingwiththeincreasingpenetrationofcompositesintheaerospaceindustry. Theincreasingnumberofpatentsfiledforstructuralcorematerialsbyglobalplayers,growingmanufacturingindustries,andcontinuousagreements,partnerships&jointventures,expansions,newproduct&technologylaunches,andmergers&acquisitionsactivitiesundertakenbyvariouscompaniesarekeyfactorsdrivingtheglobalstructuralcorematerialsmarket.Majorfactorsfuelingthegrowthofthestructuralcorematerialsmarketarethegrowingdemandfromthewindenergyindustry,increasingusageofcompositesintheaerospaceindustry,andrecoveryofthemarinesectorintheUSaftertheeconomicrecession. Basedontype,thefoamsegmentisestimatedtoleadthestructuralcorematerialsmarket Foamisthemostcommonstructuralcorematerialusedinvariousapplicationsduetoitseasyavailabilityandlowcost.Foamstructuralcorematerialsareusedinthesandwichconstructionofwindturbineblades,andtheyimpartstrengthandstiffnesswhilekeepingthestructurelightweight.PVC,PET,andSANfoamsarethemostpopularstructuralcorematerialsusedinwindenergyturbines.Thesefoamsareusedinvariousapplications,suchaswindenergybladesandnacelles,dependingontheirresincompatibility,temperature,manufacturingaspects,andcosts.Thedemandforlightweightandfuel-efficientvehiclesinthetransportationindustryisalsodrivingthedemandforfoam.Moreover,theyareusedinvariousend-useindustries,includingmarine. Basedonouterskintype,theGFRPsegmentisestimatedtoleadthestructuralcorematerialsmarket GFRPisacompositeouterskinwhichisusedincompositeapplications,especiallyinthewindenergy,transportation,construction,andmarineend-useindustries.GFRPismainlyusedincombinationwithbalsaandPVCfoam.GFRPpanelsprovideastrongscratchresistantsurface,chemicalresistance,durability,andislightweight.Itispreferredoverotherbuildingmaterialsasitsavesmaintenancecostandischeaperthanotherouterskins.SomeofthemajorapplicationsofGFRPincludeswindblades,walls,andceilings. APACisthekeystructuralcorematerialsmarket Intermsofvolume,theAPACstructuralcorematerialsmarketisprojectedtoregisterthehighestCAGRbetween2017and2022,duetotheincreaseddemandforthesematerialsfromthewindenergyandaerospaceindustries.Inaddition,easyavailabilityofrawmaterials,lowlaborcost,growingmanufacturingindustries,newproductdevelopments,capacityexpansions,andnewplantestablishmentsbyvariousleadingplayersaredrivingthestructuralcorematerialsmarketintheregion. NorthAmericaledthestructuralcorematerialsmarket,intermsofvalue,in2016,owingtohighdemandforhoneycombcorematerialsfromtheaerospaceandwindenergyend-useindustries.Establishedplayers,suchasHexcelCorporation(US)andTheGillCorporation(US)areacceleratingtheireffortstoincreasetheproductionofhoneycombandfoamcorematerialstomeettheincreasingdemandfromaircraftandwindblademanufacturers.Therefore,increasingapplicationofhoneycombandfoamcorematerialsintheaerospaceandwindenergyend-useindustriesisexpectedtodrivethestructuralcorematerialsmarket. Leadingmanufacturersofstructuralcorematerialsare: DiabGroup(Sweden),HexcelCorporation(US),SchweiterTechnologies(Switzerland),EuroComposites(Luxembourg),GuritHolding(Switzerland),TheGillCorporation(US),ChangzhouTianshengNewMaterialsCo.Ltd.(China),PlascoreIncorporated(US),ArmacellInternational(Luxembourg),andEvonikIndustries(Germany).Theseplayersadoptedvariousorganicandinorganicdevelopmentalstrategiesbetween2013and2017. DiabGroup(Sweden)isoneofthemajormanufacturersofstructuralcorematerials,hasalreadyannouncedtoparticipateintheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018)aspresentationsponsor.Itemphasizesonexcellenceinconsumer-centricproductcreationandfocusesmainlyonstrategies,suchasnewproductlaunches,agreements,partnerships,andexpansionstogrow.Thecompanycarriedoutcontinuousimprovementsinseveralbusinessareasbymaintainingitsfocus.Itfollowsstrategicmovestosustainitspositionasamarketleader. CAMPSisanannuallyeventsinceyearof2012,whichisatopmanagement-gatheringplatformthatofficiallyhostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,supportedbyChengduMunicipalGovernment,andco-organizedAVICChengduAircraftIndustrial(Group)Co.,Ltd., CAMPS2018willbeheldtoimprovetheefficiencyandqualityofmanufacturingprocessexperiencethroughinnovativetechnologyandmaterials. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jun 19,2018
  • Boeing plans to open new facility in China by year-end

    Theworld'sbiggestplanemakerBoeingCoplanstoopenanewfacilityinChinabytheendofthisyear,tocompletesomeofits737jets,financialnewswebsiteMarketWatchreportedWednesday.   BoeingCEODennisMuilenburgsaidconstructionisunderwayonthenewdeliveryandcompletioncenterinZhoushan,Zhejiangprovince,andsitepreparationhasbeeninitiated.   "We'restilldrivingtowardagoalofbeginningtohaveoperationalcapabilitytowardtheendofthisyear,"Muilenburgadded.   Muilenburgmadetheseremarksatanearningconferencecallafterthecompanyreportedstrong2018first-quarterresults.Boeingreporteda57percentriseforthefirstquarter,whilealsoraisingitsfull-yearforecastforearningpershareandoperatingcashflow.   InlateSeptember,BoeingandCommercialAircraftCorpofChinasignedanagreementandunveiledBoeing'sfirstoverseascompletionanddeliverycenterinZhoushan.   Thecenter,whichconsistofacompletioncenterunderajointventurebetweenBoeingandCOMAC,andadeliverycenterownedbyBoeing,willbecapableoftasksincludingcabininstallation,painting,flighttestingandaircraftmaintenance.   Boeingwillcontinueassembling737satitsplantnearSeattle,butsendsomeplanestoChinaforcompletionatthenewplant,thereportsaid.   InSeptember,aircraftmanufacturerAirbusGroupalsoinauguratedtheTianjincenterofitsfirstwide-bodycompletionanddeliverycenteroutsideEurope,anddeliveredthefirstEuropeanandChinesemadeA330aircrafttoTianjinAirlines.   Currently,AirbusassemblesfourA320aircrafteverymonthinTianjin.Byearly2019,theassemblylinewillproducefiveaircraftamonth,andbyearly2020,itwillproducesixA320samonth,accordingtoanagreementsignedinJanuary.   ChinaisBoeing’slargestoverseasmarket.TheChinesemarketaccountsforone-fifthofBoeing’saircraftdelivery. Boeingpredictsthatinthenext20years,Chinawillneed6,810newaircraftworthatrillionU.S.dollarsintotal,andChinawillthusbecometheworld’sfirstaviationmarketwithatotalvalueofoverUS$trillion."LocalizationInChina"isamaindirectionforBoeingtorunitsbusinessinthismarket,whichisalsoaindustryfocuswiththechangeofpoliticalenvironmentandChineseindustrydevelopment.   OnSeptember12th to13th ,the 9th CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2018 willbeheldinChengdu,China.Intheforum,wewillhavetheseniorindustrialleadersfromAviationIndustryofChina,BoeingAirbusandtheleadingaircraftOEMsworldwidetosharethechallengesandopportunitiesintheworldlargestaviationmarket.   ClickRegister formoredetailedinformationoftheevent.   【Contact】 Company:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Jun 12,2018
  • Aircraft MRO Market: Trends To Watch in 2018

    RapidfleetexpansionandMROoutsourcingaresomeofthemajorfactorsdrivingtheglobalaircraftMROmarket.Asof2016,thereweremorethan22,000activecommercialwidebodyandnarrowbodyaircraftacrosstheglobe.Theexistingcommercialfleetsareexpectedtobereplacedbymorethan40,000newaircraft,overthenext20years.   Theexpansionoftheexistingcommercialaircraftfleetsalongwiththelaunchofnewairlines,wouldresultinincreasedMROactivitiesinthefuture.Hence,itisexpectedthattherapidfleetexpansionwouldeventuallydrivetheaircraftMROmarket.Inaddition,theincreasedfocusofOEMsonprovidingaircraftMROwouldaddfundstothemarket.   Airtravelinemergingcountriesisgrowing,thusincreasingthedemandforaircraftMROservices.ManynewMROservicecentershavebeensetupinnumerouscountriesinrecently.Thisincreasestheparticipationofregionalcompanies(tier-IIortier-IIIsuppliers)inthefieldofaircraftMRO.   Moreover,thegrowinginternationaltradebetweencountrieshaveincreasedfrequenciesofcargoplanes.Thus,itisessentialtoconducttimelychecksandrepairsonairplanestoensureefficientperformanceandsafeairtravel.ThemarketisdrivenbyvariousfactorssuchasincreasedfocusofOEMsonaircraftMROserviceandrapidaircraftfleetexpansion.Also,theincreasedneedforpropermaintenanceofengines&components,isdrivingthegrowthoftheaircraftMROmarket.   Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.ThepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingoperationsupportmarketinChina.   Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jun 12,2018
  • Aircraft Recycling Base Starts Operation in Northeast China

    AnaircraftrecyclingandrebuildingbasewasputintooperationonJune8th inHarbin,capitalofNortheastChina'sHeilongjiangprovince.   Thebasewillrepair,disassembleandreassembleaircraft,aswellasmanageandsellaircraftmaterials.   Covering300,000squaremeters,thebasecanhandle20aircrafteachyear. ThebasewaspaidforbyAircraftRecyclingInternational(ARI),headquarteredinHongKong.   Previously,recyclingofChina'saircraftwasmainlyconductedbyUSandEuropeancompaniesandwascostlyandtime-consuming,saidLiYuze,thegeneralmanagerofZhonglongAircraftDisassemblyBaseCompany,whichoperatesthebase.   Withtheincreasingservicelifeofcivilaircraft,maintenancecosts,fuelconsumption,andthedeclineoftheirflightsafetyandcomfort,someoldaircrafthaveenteredthefinalstageoftheirlife.After15to20years,civilaircraftareusuallyretiredormodifiedtocargoaircraft.   About90percentofanaircraft'ssparepartsarestillvaluable,andtheycanbeputonthemarketaftertestingandcertification.Currently,alotoftopinternationalairlinesareusingsecond-handspareparts. Globally,morethan1,000aircraftneedtobedismantledandrecycledannually,andtheaircraftdismantlesectorisexpectedtonetabout$10billionayearinrevenue.   Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willdiscussthetopicsaboutthedevelopmentofChinarecyclingmarket.TheconferencewillbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.     Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030  

    Jun 12,2018
  • China Moving Ahead With Widebody Engine

    ChinaMovingAheadWithWidebodyEngine Jun1,2018BradleyPerrett|AviationWeek&SpaceTechnology WhiledevelopingaturbofanfortheComacC919,China’sstatepropulsion companyplanstoscaleupthecoretocreateanenginefortheCraicCR929 Sino-Russianwidebodyairliner.Thecompanyevidentlyaimstodothis alone,sinceitisworkingonresearchhardwareforthebigenginedespite thesigningofacooperationagreementwithRussialastyear. TheC919’sturbofan,theCJ-1000,tookabigstepforwardinthepastfew weekswithahottestofademonstratorengine.Thepropulsioncompany, AeroEngineCorp.ofChina(AECC),nowaimsatcertifyingtheCJ-1000in 2027andputtingitintoservicein2030,abouteightyearsbehindthe originalschedule,saysanindustrysourcewithinsightintotheprogram. TheenginefortheCR929istheCJ-2000.Itsschedulecallsfor demonstrationofacore—comprisingthehigh-pressurespooland combustor—tobecompletedby2023.TheCR929isduetogointoservice nolaterthan2027withaWesternengine,probablyaderivativeofthe GeneralElectricGEnxorRolls-RoyceTrent7000.Craicisaconsortiumof ComacandUnitedAircraftCorp. AECCfacesenormouschallenges.DespiteChina’sminimalexperiencein developingaeronauticalgasturbineengines,itistryingtojumpstraight intotheranksoftheworld’spreeminentpropulsionsuppliers.Anditmust dosowithverylittleWesternassistance,whichisbeingwithheldforfearof helpingtheChinesemilitaryinanareawherethenationislacking. GivingtheCJ-2000anenlargedCJ-1000corewillavoidunnecessary development:Scalingisatriedandtrueshortcut,usedfordecadesbythe world’smajorjetenginecompanies.Indeed,AECCisplanningtodoin reversewhatGEdidwhenitcreatedthecoreoftheCFMLeap-1byscaling downfromtheGEnx. TheCJ-2000willneedacompletelynewlow-pressurespool,however,says thesource.ThatengineandtheCJ-1000willbothhave10-stage compressorsandtwo-stageturbinesontheirhigh-pressurespools,butfor theCJ-2000thebooster(orlow-pressurecompressor)willhavefourstages,insteadofthree,andthelow-pressureturbinewillhaveseven stages,insteadofsix. ThestagecountsfortheCJ-2000arethesameasthosefortheGEnx-1B, usedbytheBoeing787(seetable).Russia’sUnitedEngineCorp.(UEC) planstoprovideonlyninestagesinthehigh-pressurecompressorofits proposedenginefortheCR929,thePD-35(AW&STOct.2-15,2017,p.23). BeyondtheCJ-2000ascurrentlyplanned,AECCseesa“CJ-2000Series,” withathrustrangeextendingaslowas45,000lb.;thiswouldevidently encompassseveralrelatedenginetypes,eventhoughtheCR929issofar theonlyprospectiveairframe.Fortheimmediatelyplannedengine,thrust willbe“morethan31,000kg”(68,000lb.),accordingtoAECC.Infact,it willhavetobemuchmore,becausethelatestCR929designrequires 78,000lb.perengine. AECCandUECagreedinSeptember2017tojointlyresearchthemarketforwidebody-aircraftengines,identifypotentialcustomersanddefinerequirements.Thesewereallpreliminariestoadevelopmentprogram;theagreementdidnotcommittheorganizationstocreateanenginetogether.And,indeed,eachcontinuestosteeritsowncourse.UEC,withfarmoreexperiencethanAECC,atthetimeoftheagreementsaidonlythatthe possibilityofajointenginewas“notexcluded.” TheCJ-2000’stechnologywillincludecompositefanbladesandacompositefancase,saystheindustrysource.Enginestartingandpowergenerationwillbeintegrated.Thebypassratioistobegreaterthan10,thoughthatisonlytobeexpectedforawidebody-aircraftenginethatwouldenterserviceafter2030.Thetargetedspecificfuelconsumption,0.53lb.perlb.-thrustperhour(lb./lb./hr),isalittlehigherthanCraic’s objectivefortheCR929of0.525lb./lb./hr. TheCJ-2000programhasbeenlaunched,anAECCofficialtoldan aeroengineconferenceinShanghaiorganizedbyGalleoninMay.Whether “launch”amountstothebeginningoffull-scaledevelopment,aswouldbe understoodelsewhere,isunclear;Chinesestatecompaniesareproneto exaggeration. Nonetheless,extensiveresearchworkisunderway.InrecentmonthsAECC hasconductedtestsofademonstratorfan,high-pressurecompressor, combustorandhigh-pressureturbine,withalow-pressureturbine demonstratorreadyforevaluation,saystheindustrysource.Ahighpressure, high-flowfuelpumpisalsotobevalidatedthisyear.Itisunclear howmuchofthisisalsopartofCJ-1000work.Demonstrationofsuch componenttechnologiesshouldbecompletedin2019,whenthefour-year phaseforvalidationofacoretestrigfortheCJ-2000issupposedtobegin. ItisnotablethatAECC,andimplicitlytheChinesegovernment,areinsuch ahurrytodevelopcommercialturbofansthattheCJ-1000andCJ-2000 programsareoverlapping;AECCwillnothaveachancetodigestallits lessonsfromoneprogrambeforebeginningthenext.Theairframesector inChinahasalreadyhadanunhappyexperiencewithsuchan arrangement,sincetheC919waslaunchedwhendevelopmentofthe ComacARJ21regionaljetwasstillfarfromcomplete.Eventhoughthe C919isComac’ssecondprogram,itwillnotbecompletedmuchfasterthan itspredecessor.ComacnowaimsatmakingtheC919readyforservicein 2021.ThefirstengineforthatairframewillbetheLeap-1C. AECCisconservativeinallowingthreeyearsbetweencertificationandthe 2030entryintoserviceoftheCJ-1000:AWesternmanufacturerwould notnormallyneedmorethan18months.Industryofficialsobservingthe programnonethelessbelievethateventhe2030objectiveisoptimistic. Still,atthisstageanysuchforecastcanonlybeaguess. WhenCJ-1000developmentwaslaunchedin2011itwasduetoendin 2020–22,butthatneverlookedprobable.  ThefirstproductionversionwillbetheCJ-1000A,of28,200lb.-thrust. PerformanceissupposedtoapproximatelymatchthatoftheLeap-1C, becauseitneedstomeetthesamespecificationissuedbyComac. Nonetheless,theremustbeahighchancethat,oncetheenginehasbeen showntobesafe,thegovernmentwillrequireChineseairlinestobuyand operateitevenifitisnoteconomic. TheindustryministrysaidinMaythatAECChadrunthecomplete demonstratorengine,theCJ-1000AX,ina“recent”test,achieving6,600rpm.Thatelementoftheprogramisduetobecompletednextyear. The“CJ-1000Series”issupposedtocoverathrustrangeof22,000–44,000lb.FortheCJ-1000B,intendedforanextended-rangeversionof theC919,thrustwillbe29,500lb.,accordingtoabrochureissuedin2017 byGalleonandprobablybasedonmaterialsuppliedbyAECC. TheenginecompanyalsohasaconceptforaCJ-500,withthrustvariously proposedatupto18,000lb.orupto22,000lb.Thiswouldbeacandidate asasecondenginefortheARJ21. AECCwassplitfromAvicin2016.TheunithandlingtheCJ-1000andCJ-2000isitsCommercialEngineCo.,formerlyAvicCommercialAircraftEngines. —WithGuyNorrisinLosAngeles

    Jun 8,2018
  • Craic CR929 Now Larger Than Airbus A330

    CraicCR929NowLargerThanAirbusA330 BradleyPerrett and MaximPyadushkin | AviationWeek&SpaceTechnology TheSino-RussianCraicCR929widebodyairlinerhasgrownduringdevelopmentandnowrequiresgreaterthrustthanenvisagedbeforeprogramlaunchlastyear.Theaircraft,comparablewiththeAirbus A330-900ina2015conceptdesign,isnowratherlarger:ItisapproximatelythesamelengthastheAirbusaircraftbuthasawiderfuselage,enoughfornine-abreasteconomyseating. Anenginetypegenerating78,000lb.thrustisnowneeded;in2015,thrustperenginewas71,226–75,000lb. CraicisaconsortiumofComacand UnitedAircraftCorp.(UAC).Comachasreleasedbasicdataforonepreliminarydesigniteration;UACunitSukhoiCommercialAircrafthasprovidedfiguresforanother,evidentlythelatestone.Differencespresumablyreflectprogressinrefiningcharacteristics. Dimensionsandthrusthavecreptupfromtheoriginalconceptdesign’s. ButComacandUACarestickingto12,000-kmrange Rangeinbothavailabledesigniterationsremainsasitwasinthe2015concept:12,000km(7,460mi.),aboutthesameasfortheA330-900and Boeing787-10.Thisisenoughtocover95%ofmedium-andlong-haulroutes,saysComac. InthedesigndescribedbySukhoi,seatinginathree-classcabinarrangementis281.TheA330-900hasatypicalthree-classcapacityof287,saysAirbus,butthecomparisonisalmostmeaningless,becauseofthegreatnumberofvariationsinpremiumcabinsinlong-haulaircraft. Moretellingarefuselagedimensions.TheseshowthattheCR929willcarrymorepassengersthantheA330-900foragivenseatingstandard.Theaircraftisnow63.25m(208ft.)long,saysSukhoi.Thatisjust45cm(18in.)shorterthantheA330-900. TheRussiancompanydoesnotgivethewidthofthefuselage,butforthepreliminarydesigndescribedbyComacthefigureisabout5.9m.Thiscanbejudgedfromtheproportionsofadrawingofthatdesign.Forthe2015conceptdesigntheprecisemeasurementwas5.92m,obviouslyintendedfornine-abreastseating.WidthisunlikelytohavechangedmuchinthedesignforwhichSukhoiprovidedfigures. The A350,designedforrowsofnineseats,hasalmostthesamewidth,5.96m.TheA330,bycontrast,iswideenoughforonlyeight-abreastseating.Craichasrejectedthechoice Boeing madewiththe787:todesignafuselagethatcouldtakerowsofeightcomfortablywideseatsandaislesorninenarrowseatsinasqueezedarrangement. TheCR929isevidentlyintendedmainlytoreplacetheA330-300,whichhasthesamefuselagelengthastheA330-900,saysSashTusafromanalysiscompanyAgencyPartnersinLondon.A330-300shavebecometheworkhorsesofChina’sbusiestdomesticroutesoverthepastdecade;theywillberipeforreplacementintheyearsafter2027,thelatestpointatwhichtheCR929issupposedtobereadyforservice. ComacandSukhoimayhaveincreasedthesizeoftheCR929becausetheyexpectairlinestowantmoreseatsforA330-300missionsbythetimeaircraftofthattyperetire.Thedesignmayhavebeenenlargedtwice.ThechiefdesignerfortheCR929atComac,ChenYingchun,saidinSeptember2017that75,000lb.wasrequired.Thatwasatthetopendofthebandinthe2015conceptdesign;nowanevenhigherfigureisspecified. ComacshowedonepreliminarydesigniterationonMay15atanaeroengineconferenceinShanghaiorganizedbyGalleon. SukhoisubsequentlyprovideddetailsatAviationWeek’sspecificrequest,soitsfiguresshouldrelatetothelatestdesign.(Inthetableshownthetwosetsofdata—fromComacandSukhoi,respectively—areonlyarbitrarilylabeledasDesignIterationsAandB;officialnamesforthemareunknown.) AviationWeekpublisheddetailsoftheconceptdesigninlate2015 (AW&ST Oct.12-25,2015,p.37).Itwasdefinedonlyapproximatelybyrangesofvalues,butfiguresforfuselagedimensions,weightandthrustindicatedthattheaircraft’ssizewasintheballparkoftheA330-900’s.Fuselagelengthisnowattheupperendoftheconcept-designranges,andtheincreaseinthrustsuggeststhatweighthascorrespondinglyincreased. Spanhasapparentlyriseninatleasttwosteps:inthedesigndescribedbyComacitisintheupperhalfofthe58-61-mbandplannedin2015;inthedesigndetailedbySukhoi,itiswellbeyondthatband.Indeed,at63.86mitisbarelylessthanthevaluesfortheA330-900andA350. Tocompete,CraicfirstneedsaWesternenginefortheCR929,anditrequestedproposalsinDecember. GEAviation or Rolls-Royce aretheonlycontenders,becausePratt&Whitneyisconcentratingonenginesfornarrowbodyaircraft.ChineseandRussianenginecompanieshaveproposedalternatives;amergedSino-Russianengineprogramisalsopossible. In2016UACassumedRolls-Royceor GE wouldeachofferanengineofaboutthesametechnologylevelaswasthenavailableforAirbusorBoeingaircraft.GE’scandidatewouldprobablybeaversionofthe GEnx,whichinitsGEnx-1B76standardproduces76,100lb.thrustforthe787-10.Rolls-RoyceislikelytoofferaversionorderivativeoftheTrent7000.Thisisratedatonly68,000–72,000lb.fortheA330-900butiscloselyrelatedtothe Trent1000 TENofthe787,whichthe FAA hascertifiedat78,129lb. Aconsiderationfortheengine-makersisthatCraicislikelytowantthechosenturbofantohavesparethrustfortheplannedstretchedversionoftheCR929. —WithGuyNorrisinLosAngeles

    Jun 8,2018
  • China Embraces Major Progress in Civil Aircraft

    Chinaisseeingmajorprogressinthreecivilaircraftmodels,withtheARJ21inoperation,theC919inflighttestsandtheCR929inpreliminarydesign,saidtheirdeveloperMonday.   Embracingits10thanniversary,theCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC)hasmadegreatbreakthroughsincultivatinganationalcivilaviationindustry,saidastatementfromCOMAC.   COMAChadrealizedtheprocessofdevelopingciviljetlinersandformedaproductpedigreefromshort-medium-rangenarrowbodytomedium-long-rangewide-bodyaircraft.   TheC919largepassengeraircraftisundergoingflighttestsatthetestbaseinYanliang,northwestChina'sShaanxiProvince.   China'sfirstself-developedtrunkjetliner,theC919underwentitssuccessfulmaidenflightonMay5,2017,atShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport.   Todate,COMAChasreceived815ordersfrom28customersworldwide.   TheARJ21regionaljetlinerisnowflyingoneightroutesforChengduAirlines.ThecarrierhasfiveARJ21swhichhaveflownaround74,000passengers.   TheARJ21isaChina-developedjetwith78to90seatsandarangeupto3,700km.ItmadeitsmaidenflightinJune2016andmassproductionstartedinSeptember2017.   TheChina-RussiajointCR929wide-bodypassengeraircrafthasenteredthepreliminarydesignphase,accordingtoCOMAC.   Shanghai-basedChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.Ltd.(CRAIC),ajointventureofCOMACandRussia'sUnitedAircraftCorp.,wassetupinMay2017tojointlydeveloptheCR929.   InearlyMay,CRAICannouncedthatithadbegunthejointconceptdefinitionphaseforthebodyandtail.   TheCR929projectisafurtherdemonstrationofChina'sdeterminationtoboostitsaviationindustryfollowingtheC919narrow-bodyaircraft.   ItisalsoviewedasamajormovetostrengthenChina'spresenceinitssurgingcivilaviationmarket,whichisdominatedbyU.S.-basedBoeingandEurope'sAirbusaircraft.   FoundedonMay2008,COMAChascultivatedChina'scivilaviationindustrialsystem,leadingandgeneratingresourcesfrom200first-tiersuppliersfrom15countriesandregionsworldwide.   Moreimportantly,China'sdomesticcivilaviationindustrycapacityhasbeenupgradedfollowingthedevelopmentofthethreemajormodels.   Morethan200,000expertsfrom200companiesanduniversitiesaroundthecountryhavecontributedtoChina'sindependentdevelopmentofcivilaviation.   Inthiscontext,the“9thCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum 2018”willbeheldinChengduonSeptember12thand 13th(WednesdaytoThursday).Thisforumwillstrivetocreateaplatformforcommunication,cooperation,andinnovation,andtheattendeeswillcoverthewholeindustrialchainfrompolicymakers,aircraftOEMS,totiersuppliersandrelevantpractioners,whichhasbeenaplatformtolearnthetechnologicaldevelopmentandmarketdemandforcutting-edgedevelopmentofcommercialaerospace manufacturingindustry,andjointlycontributeto theprogressofChina'saircraftindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    May 25,2018
  • C919's Local Engine Alternative Powered Up

    Chinahassuccessfullyachievedpower-onforthefirstCJ-1000AXdemonstratorengine,thealternativepowerplantforthein-developmentCOMACC919.   Thehigh-bypassturbofanengine’scorereachedamaximumspeedof6,600rpms,disclosedChina’sMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnology.   ItaddsthatsincetheassemblyofthedemonstratorenginewascompletedlastDecember,ChinesemanufacturerAECCCommercialAircraftEnginehasovercomenumerousissuesinconnectionsanddebugging.Alladjustmentswerefinallycompletedon30March.   Withtheenginepower-on,conductedinatestcellinShanghai,theministrysaysthefunctionalityofitsvariouscomponentsandsystemshavepreliminaryverification.Subsequenttestswilldeterminetheperformanceoftheengineinitsentirety.   TheCJ-1000AXhasadiameterof1.95m(76.8in)andalengthof3.29m(10.7ft).Chinaplanstobuild24moreCJ-1000prototypeenginestosupportanairworthinesscampaign,withentryintoservicetargetedafter2021.   TheC919willinitiallybepoweredby CFMInternational Leap-1Cpowerplants.   Theaeroengineindustrychainislongandhasawidecoverage,whichhasahugedrivingeffectonthenationaleconomyandtechnologicaldevelopment.AeroengineprojectisalsoakeyprojectinChinainrecentyears.In2015,thegovernmentworkreportforthefirsttimeincludedaeroengineandgasturbinemanufacturinginthereport,reflectingtheunprecedentedimportanceofthestate.   Promotedbythenationalsecuritystrategyandthesubstitutionoflocalization,theengineindustryisexpectedtoreceivespecialfundsofmorethan100billionyuan.Overthenext20years,China'saeroenginesandgasturbinesmarket demandareexpectedtoexceed2trillionyuan.Amongthem,thedemandofthemilitaryaeroenginemarketisabout300billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout500billionyuan; thedemandofthecivilaeroenginemarketisabout900billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout600billionyuan;thegasturbinemarketdemandisabout275billionyuan,andthecorrespondingservicedemandexceeds255billionyuan.   Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming8th AnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,on September12th -13th,2018.   Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    May 25,2018
  • Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials and TWI launch Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

    TheBeijingInstituteofAeronauticalMaterials(BIAM)andTWIofficiallyunveiledtheirnewcollaborativeCentreforAdvancedManufacturingTechnologiesatTWI'sHQatGreatAbingtonnearCambridge.   Theevent,whichtookplaceon1May2018,sawtheBIAMdelegationreceiveatouroftheTWIsitealongsideaseriesofaddressesbyrepresentativesfrombothcompaniesandtheChineseEmbassyinLondon.   UpdatesonbothcompanieswereofferedbyTWI'sDirectorofTechnology,PaulWoollinandBIAM'sViceChiefEngineer,LuFeng.ThiswasfollowedbyTWIAssociateDirector,SteveShigivinganintroductiontotheCentreofAdvancedManufacturingTechnologies,beforeaddressesfromSunanJiang,theMinisterConsularofScienceandTechnologyfortheChineseEmbassyandBIAM'sExecutiveVicePresident,YajunWang.   ChristophWiesner,TWIChiefExecutive,toldthevariousdelegatesthathewasdelightedwiththeagreementandlookedforwardtoTWIandBIAMworkingtogetherinthefuture.   ThelauncheventallowedBIAMandTWItodiscusstheprojectplansandthescopeofworktobeundertakenbythenewcentrealongsidemeetingsbetweentechnicalstaff.   Aviationmaterialsarelikebuildingmaterials,itisthecornerstoneoftheaeronauticalbuilding,inordertomeetthedesignrequirementsofhighweightlossandlongservicelifeforanewgenerationofChinesedomesticaircraft,toprovidetimelyandreliabletechnicalsupportfortheengineeringandmodelmaterialapplication,thekeymaterialsmustrealizedomesticallymadeandrealizeindependentinnovation.   Underthisbackground,the‘6th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’(CAMPS2018)'willbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th -13th, 2018.   Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisSummit.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeronauticalmaterialsindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    May 25,2018
  • AJW Group Facilitates First COMAC Aircraft Crosswind Testing

    AstrategicpartnershipbetweenAJWGroupandCOMAChasseenthefirstadvancedregionaljetdevelopedbytheChinesemanufacturersuccessfullycompletecrosswindtestingatIceland’sKeflavikInternationalAirport.   COMAC’sARJ21aircrafthasbeenflyingsinceJune2016andthecompletionofthesetestswillnowenableCOMACtoexpandtheoperatingparametersoftheaircraft.ThisisahugestrategicachievementforCOMACandtheChinesegovernmentwhichwillallowthemanufacturertofulfilthe453ordersplaceduptillnow.   AJWhasbeencollaboratingwithCOMACandIceland’sairportsauthority,ISAVIA,sinceSeptember2017tomanagethefive-weektestingprogramme,whichinvolvedadelegationofmorethan100engineers,meteorologists,pilotsandsupportstafftravellingtoIcelandfromChinatoperformthetests.AJWcoordinatedthelogistics,flightplanapprovals,testflightassessmentsandsparesandmaintenancesupportthroughoutthetests.   Yuerang ZHAO,PresidentofCOMAC,said,“ThesetestsmarkanexcitingmilestoneinthedevelopmentoftheARJ21andahugestrategicbreakthroughforCOMAC.AJW’sunrivalledcommitmenttoCOMAChasaddedtremendousvaluetoourteam.”   WiththedevelopmentofChinacivilaircraft,ChineseoperationsupportmarketislargerandtheChinesecompaniesneedtolearnmoreadvancedtechnologyfromforeigncompanies.   Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.ThepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingoperationsupportmarketinChina.   Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    May 25,2018
  • Post-Event Report of Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum 2018

    Commercial AeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018attractedover180delegates fromgovernment,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrial enterprises.Thiseventhostednearly20domesticandinternationalspeakers whodeliveredkeynotespeeches. Aero-engineishonoredas‘crownjewelry’foritshightechnical content,andprocessingdifficulty.Guidedbythe‘TwoMajorProjects’ initiativeofthe‘Top100Projects’focusedonChina'sdevelopment,China's aeroengineshavemadegratifyingprogressanddevelopmentinrecentyears. However,thedevelopmentofaeroenginefacesmanydifficultiesandchallenges. Underthisbackground,“CommercialAeroEngineShanghai InternationalForum2018”hassuccessfullybeenheldinShanghaionMay15thto16th,2018.ItishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics, co-organizedbyAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.OrganizedbyGalleon (Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.Morethan180well-knowninternationalaero enginebusinessexecutivesandexpertssharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChinese aeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengine industry. Ontheconference,speakersshowedcuttingedgetopicssuchasengineering developingprocessofChinaaeroengineprojects,airworthinesscertificationtechnology, aeroenginedigitalmanufacturing,aeroengineCNCmachiningtechnology,integral bliskmanufacturingtechnologyetc. CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum 2018 alsosetupexhibitionbooths,onetoonemeetingsandmedia interviewtopromotecommunicationandcooperationamongparticipants.Wearedelightedtosay thatthiseventhasmadeadeepimpressionondelegatesbecausenotonlyithas gatheredgloballeadingenterprisesinaeroengineindustry,butalsoithas involvedmanyvaluabletopics.Wewouldliketoexpressour sincerethankstotheorganizers,speakers,sponsors,cooperatedassociations andmediapartnersofCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternational Forum2018.

    May 22,2018
  • AVIAGE SYSTEMS Participated in CAIF 2018

    CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018hasbeensuccessfullyheldin ShanghaionApril17to18,2018.Thisconferenceattractedmorethan500guests fromnationalauthorities,internationalorganizations,relatedenterprisesand scientificresearchinstitutestogathertogether.Discussiontopicsmainly focusedontheairworthinessrequirementsofcivilavionicssystems,trendsof newavionicstechnologies,thevirtualtestflightsystem,simulationtechnology forcivilaircraft,aviationdigitaltechnologies,thesafetyandreliabilityof testaircraftoperationsandMRO,aimingtoacceleratethedevelopmentofChina civilavionicsindustry. ThisforumwasjointlyorganizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsand Astronautics,ChineseAeronauticalEstablishmentandChinaAeronauticalRadio ElectronicsResearchInstitute.AVIAGESYSTEMSparticipatedinthisconference asaninternationalTier-1civilavionicssolutionproviderandoneofthe organizingcommitteemembers. Thetwo-dayCAIF2018Forumprovidedanexcellentplatformtoparticipantsto communicatethroughthematicreports,paperpublication,interactivediscussions andproductdemonstrations.Inthisforum,AVIAGESYSTEMSpresentedtheIMA technologybasedontheopenarchitectureofcommoncomputingresourceandADN networkonthebooth.ThedemoofweatherradarA708toA661protocolconversion hostapplicationonIMAdemonstratedtheopennessandtheadvantagesbyusing AVIAGESYSTEMSavionicssolution. Ms.GraceJiang,theDirectorofDigitalTechnologiesatAVIAGESYSTEMS,was alsoinvitedtogiveaspeechaboutthedigitalaviationecosystematthe conference.ThespeechcenteredonIndustry4.0anddiscussedindepththe applicationofdigitaltechnologyinaviation.Thethemearousedtheresonance ofindustryexperts.Graceansweredthequestionsofseveralparticipantson siteandgainedpositiveresponse.

    May 14,2018
  • China-Russia CR929 begins joint concept definition of body, tail

    AChina-Russiawide-bodyaircraftdevelopmentprojecthaskickedoffthejointconceptdefinitionphaseforthebodyandtailoftheplane.   "AteamofChineseandRussianengineersiscurrentlydraftingthegeneraltechnicalproposalfortheCR929,a280-seatjetwitharangeof12,000kilometers,"saidGuoBozhi,generalmanagerofChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCo(CRAIC).   "TheCR929willmakeextensiveuseofcompositesinitsstructure,"saidGuo,whoisalsothedeputygeneralmanageroftheCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC).   Shanghai-basedCRAICisajointventureofCOMACanditsRussianpartnerUnitedAircraftCorp(UAC).   ItwassetupinMay2017tojointlydeveloptheCR929.   COMACundertakesthetasksofdesigninganddevelopingthefuselageandempennage,orthetail,accordingtotheworkdistributionsoftheChineseandRussiansides.   BothsidesarenowpushingtheirworksontheCR929'sstructure.   Guosaidthatthewide-bodyprojectadoptedthemodelof"mainmanufacturer-suppliers,"andthestanceof"sharingriskandbenefits"toboostdomesticandinternationalcooperation.   OnMarch22,CRAICjoinedCOMACandUACtostartthejointconceptdefinitionoftheengineandairbornesystemsfortheCR929,accordingtoCOMAC.   Meanwhile,theyarealsosteadilycarryingoutworkselectingsuppliersoftheairbornesystems.   TheCR929projectisviewedasamajormovetostrengthenChina'spresenceinitssurgingcivilaviationmarket,whichisdominatedbyUSBoeingandEuropeanAirbusaircraft.   ItisalsoafurtherdemonstrationofChina'sdeterminationtoboostitsaviationindustryfollowingitsself-developedC919narrow-bodyaircraft,whichconductedasuccessfulmaidenflightonMay5lastyear.   UnderstandingthelayoutofthecivilaircraftindustryinChina,learningaboutBoeingandAirbus'slatestdevelopmentstrategyinChina.FromSeptember12to13,2018,the9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum willheldinthecityofChengdu,China,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.    

    May 11,2018
  • Air China grounds some 787s on Trent 1000 engine inspections

    AirChina hasgroundedsomeofitsBoeing787spoweredbyRolls-Royce Trent1000engines,whichhadbeenfoundtohavevulcanizationandfatiguecracksinthebladesoftheengine’sintermediatepressure(IP)compressor.   InApril,Rolls-RoycewarnedairlinesthatadditionalchecksofitsTrent1000enginepoweringthe787wouldbeneededtobetterunderstandthedurabilityofthePackageCcompressor, featuredonnearly200787sworldwide.   AirChinahasreplacedthegrounded 787s withAirbus A330s andBoeing 777-300s tooperateoninternationalroutesincludingBeijing-LosAngeles,Beijing-NewYorkNewarkandBeijing-SingaporetoavoidflightdisruptionsasthecarrierstepsupinspectionsofRolls-Royceengines.   AirChinaistheonlyChinesecarrierthathasequippedits787aircraftwithRolls-Royceengines—otherdomesticairlinesincludingChinaSouthern,XiamenAirlinesandHainanAirlinesallpowertheir 787s withGEengines.   Otheraffectedcarriers includeAirNewZealand,BritishAirways,Santiago-based LATAM andUKlong-haulcarrierVirginAtlantic.   Beijing-basedAirChinaisthesecondbiggestBoeing787operatorinChinawith14ofthetype,followingHainanAirlines,whichoperates26787s.   AirChinaoperatesthe787ondomesticroutesconnectingBeijingwithlargehubs—suchasShanghai,Chongqing,ChengduandShenzhen—aswellaslong-haulinternationalroutesfromBeijing.   The3rd CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum isaroundthe corner,SpeakersfromChineseaerospaceindustrywilldeliverspeechesontherelatedtopicsoffutureandcurrentChineseaeroenginedevelopment,,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    May 11,2018
  • China and Estonia boost collaboration in aviation industry

    MagneticMROandGuangzhouHangxinAviationTechnologycompletedthefullacquisitionandchangeofshareholderstructurebycelebratingthismilestonewithaprivateceremony,whichtookpartinLennartMeriTallinnAirport.   ItisrecordedasChina’slargestinvestmentdealinEstonia,worth43millioneuros(about51.43millionUSdollars)ofequityvalue.GuangzhouHangxinAviationTechnologyhasofficiallybecometheparentcompanyandstrategicinvestorofMagneticMROtoexpanditsworldwideMROpresence.   LiChao,ChineseambassadortoEstonia,termedtheacquisitiondealasstrong-stronguniontopromoteandexpandbilateralcooperation,whichimplementstheBeltandRoadInitiative.   WiththeboomingdevelopmentofChina'sairtransportindustry,Chinahasbecomethefastestgrowingcivilaviationmaintenancemarketintheworld. From2014to2018,thetotalmarketofChinesecivilaviationmaintenanceincreasedfrom36billionyuantoabout68billionyuan.   Underthisbackground, CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thin Chengdu, China.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    May 9,2018
  • Rolls-Royce eyes supply deal

    Rolls-RoyceHoldingsPlc,aBritishaircraftenginemanufacturer,saiditwilljointhebidtoprovidetheenginesfortheCR929,long-range,twin-aislepassengeraircraft,andthefirstroundofbiddingwillstartinMay.Theresultisexpectedtobeunveiledbytheendofthisyearornextyear.   InDecember,theplanemakeroftheCR929,China-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCoLtd(CRAIC),ajointventure,issuedtherequestforproposalfortheaircraft'spropulsionsystem,oraeroengines.Rolls-RoyceandGeneralElectric,amongothers,areexpectedtorespond,accordingtoCRAIC.   "Wearetakingitveryseriously.Wewanttobetheengineprovider.TheCR929willinvitealotofpositivecompetitionandinnovativeopportunitiestotheaviationindustry,"saidPaulStein,chieftechnologyofficerofRolls-Royce.   "Chinahasanambitionindevelopingitscivilaviationindustry.Rolls-Roycewantstobepartofthatambitionandgrowth,"SteinsaidinBeijingonFriday.   HeaddedthattheengineeringandtechnologyteamofRolls-RoycehasbeenincloseandcontinuoustouchwithCRAIC,toensurethepotentialenginetobeusedwillbestfittheaircraft.   Currently,Rolls-Royceaccountsfor45percentofthepowerenginemarketofwide-bodyaircraft,followedbyGeneralElectricCoandUnitedTechnologiesCorp'sPratt&WhitneyDivision.   "TheCR929willbeanexcellentaircraft.Wewanttooffersomethingweknowalready,whichistheenginewithoneofthelatestproventechnologies.Wewanttoguaranteethecommercialsuccessofthisnewaircraftmodel,"Steinsaid.   Meanwhile,Rolls-Roycesaiditisimportantforindustrymanufacturerstointegratethelatestdigitaltechnologiestoincreasethepaceandqualityoftheirproductsandservices.Thecompanyisputtingmoreeffortsonimprovingitsintelligentengines,whichcanmonitortheperformanceoftheenginesandweatherconditionsviacloudcomputing.   Inaddition,Rolls-RoycesaidithasbeenindiscussionaboutthepotentialcooperationopportunitieswithChinesefirms,includingaeroenginemanufacturers.   CommercialAircraftCorpofChinaearliersaidthatitisalsotryingtoresearchanddevelopenginesitselftogetherwithRussia.   Inthenexttwodecades,demandformilitaryaircraftenginesisexpectedtoreach$150billion,andthedemandforcivilaircraftengineswillbe$1.6trillion,accordingtotheforecastbyRolls-Royce.   "China'sboominggrowthininternationalflightsrequireswide-bodyaircraft.ThecountryspendsalargeamountofmoneybuyingplanesfromBoeingandAirbus,"saidLinZhijie,anaviationindustryanalystandcolumnistatCarnoc,oneofChina'slargestcivilaviationwebportals.   "ThepotentialcommercialuseoftheCR929willsignificantlyhelptoreducethecostofaircraftpurchases,anddomesticairlineswillbeabletoraisetheirprofitabilityandoffercheaperticketstocustomers."   IntheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018 ,speakersfromChineseaerospaceindustrywilldeliverspeechesontherelatedtopicsoffutureandcurrentChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Apr 27,2018
  • The 7th Civil Avionics International Forum Successfully Held

    Withmorethan2000delegatesfrom20countriesspanning5continents,theannualCivilAvionicsInternational Forum(CAIF)hasproventobeatrulyglobalavionicsforumsinceitsinceptionin2012.TheCAIFistheonly conferenceofitskindthatgatherstogetherinternationalcivilavionicsindustryleaderstodiscussthegrowing demandwithintheChinesemarket.   OrganizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandChineseAeronauticalEstablishment, hostedbyChina Aeronautical RadioElectronics ResearchInstitute,ShanghaiAviationElectricCo.,Ltd. COMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute andWindRiver,co-organizedbyGalleon,the 7thannualCAIFwassuccessfully heldinShanghaionApril17th -18th,2018.Thisyear,theCAIFwasheldinconjunctionwithanadditionalsub-forum:‘AirborneSoftwareandElectronicHardware’. CAIF2018 attractedover500delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CAIF2017hostedover 30homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredinformativeandcuttingedgekeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion.   CAIF2018delegateshaverepresentedtheirorganizations through thought-provokingpresentations,paneldiscussions, boothexhibitsandmediainterview;aswellasscoresofone-on-onebusinessmeetings,manyleadingtonew ventureswithChinesepartners.   WewouldliketothankCAIF2018’shosts,sponsorsandassociations,mediapartners.CAIF2019willbeheldon2019April,lookforwardtomeetingyouagainnextyear.  

    Apr 26,2018
  • Over 50 Chinese-made aircraft delivered to Belt and Road countries

    Morethan50Chinese-madeY-12seriesaircrafthavebeendeliveredtoeightBeltandRoadcountries,accordingtoaircraftmanufacturerAVICHarbinAircraftIndustryGroupCoLtd(HAIG). ThelatesttwoY-12EaircraftweredeliveredtoNepalonApril17.Theywillbeusedfordomesticshortdistancetransportation,theHAIGsaid.   NepalhadpreviouslyboughttwoY-12Ein2014and2017respectively.Thetwoaircrafthaverecordedmorethan1,725safeflighthours.Theplanemadeasignificantcontributiontotransportingsuppliesafterthecountrysufferedfromanearthquakein2015.   TheHAIG,basedinNortheastChina'sHarbin,isacomponentssupplierforinternationalaviationenterprisessuchasBoeingandAirbus,andhasindependentlydevelopedavarietyofaircraft,includinghelicoptersandlightregionalaircraft.   TheY12seriesarelightandgeneralpurposeaircraft.Thehighwingtwo-engineaircraftcanbeusedforbothpassengerandcargotransportation,aswellasparachutejumpingandtouring.   HAIGhassoldY12seriesaircrafttomorethan30countriesandregionsaroundtheworld,includingtheUnitedStatesandRussia.   China'scivilaircraftindustryisattractingunprecedentedattention.Underthisbackground,9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2018)willbeheldinChengduonSeptember12th -13th,2018.Morethan300professionalattendeeswillparticipateintheforum,Airbus,AVIC,Boeing,COMAC,Embraer,BombardierAerospacewilladdressthekeynotespeech.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Apr 26,2018
  • Ameco, Lufthansa To Look at Maintenance Collaborations

    AircraftMaintenanceandEngineeringispoisedtoextenditsreachfurtherintothebusinessaviationmarketunderanewmemorandumofunderstanding(MoU)signedwithLufthansaTechnik,thecompaniesannouncedMonday.Thislaysthegroundworkforalong-termpartnershiptoprovidebusinessjetservices.   Underthecollaboration,thepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingbusinessjetmarketinChina.TheMoUisthefirststepinthepartnership,withthedetailstobehashedout.   ThecollaborationbuildsonthefoundationofAmeco,whichwaslaunchedin1989asajointventurebetweenAirChinaandLufthansaGermanAirlines. Thatventurehasgrownintooneofthelargestcommercialaviationmaintenance,repair,andoverhaulcompaniesinAsia,withmaintenanceapprovalsfrom30regions.   TheBeijing-basedcompanyhasalsolongsupportedexecutiveairlinersandlastyearbecameaBoeingBusinessJetswarrantycenter.ThecompanyalsoprovidesVIPcompletions.LufthansaTechnikprovidesanexpansiverangeofcommercialandVIPservicesandcompletions,with35subsidiariesandaffiliatesandmorethan25,000employees.   Chinaaviationmarketisabigmarketwhichalsoplantodevelopnewmaintenanceofferingstomeetmarketdemands.Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu, China.   Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Apr 26,2018
  • The Latest In MRO Software

    ArecentreportbymarketresearchfirmMarketsandMarketsestimatesthatprojectedgrowthintheaviationMROsoftwaremarketwillreach$4.93billionby2022atacompoundannualgrowthrate(CAGR)of3.85%.ThereportattributesthisgrowthtotheincreasinguseofMROsoftwarebysmall-to-medium-sizedairlinesandMROs,withthehighestgrowthtakingplaceintheAsia-Pacificmarket.Alsoexpectedtogrowaretheenterpriseresourceplanning(ERP)solutionsegmentandcloud-basedsoftwaresolutions,ratherthanon-premisesolutions.   Fromnewcustomeragreementstonewapplicationsandinnovations,herearesomeofthelatestdevelopmentswithinMROsoftwaresofarthisyear.   TheincreaseofChinese MROsoftware industryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation. CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2018 istheannualaerosupport eventinChina. TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChinesedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheMRO softwarephase.     Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.    

    Apr 12,2018
  • MTU Zhuhai Adapts To Market Conditions

    NextexpansionofMTUsZhuhaiMROfacilitywilladd50%morecapacity   MTUAeroEngines,preparingforcontinuedgrowthinnarrowbodyengineoverhauldemand,ismakingshort-andlong-termplanstoexpanditsZhuhaienginemaintenancefacility,increasingannualcapacityto450shopvisitsinshortorder.   "Themarketisbooming,”FrankBodenhage,presidentandCEOofMTUMaintenanceZhuhai,tellsInsideMRO.“Therearealotofenginesavailable.”   Openedin2001inajointventurewithChinaSouthernAirlines,ZhuhaifocusesonInternationalAeroEnginesV2500-A5sandCFMInternationalCFM56-3sthrough-7s.Anexpansionin2012tookannualshop-visitcapacityfrom200to300;thefacilityinducted280enginesin2017.    Inrecentyears,shopvisitsweresplitroughlybetweenthetwoenginefamilies,butchangesinthemarketplacehaveboostedV2500demandinthelastyearortwo,withtheV2500edgingcloserto60%.MTU,whichcapturesabout35%ofglobalannualV2500overhauldemand,respondedbyaddingV2500-A5capabilityatits Richmond,BritishColumbia,facilitylastyearandismakingbiggerplansforZhuhai.   Thefirststeps,Bodenhagesays,involvedfreeingupsomeexistingspace.Zhuhairelocatedsomesparesandmaterialsithadbeenholdingforcustomerstoathird-partylogisticsprovider.Thisclearedabout5,000m2(54,000ft.2)hesaid—enoughspacetoaddsomeoverhaulcapacityandhandledemandthroughtheendof2019.   In2020,“wewillbuildagain,”Bodenhagesays.Analysisandpreliminarydesignworkisunderway,withagoaltohaveannualcapacityofupto450shopvisitsby2021.   OnekeytoZhuhai’ssuccessistheshop’sflexibility.Unlikesomeoverhaulfacilitieswithdedicated,model-specificmaintenancelines,Zhuhaiissetupwithgeneraltaskareas,suchasassembly-disassemblyandcombustoroverhaul.Employeesaretrainedtohandleworkonatleasttwoenginetypes,addingtotheflexibilitythatallowsittorespondtorapidchangesindemand,suchaswhenmoreV2500srecentlybegantoflowin.     "Icannothaveseparatedlines,”Bodenhagesays.   Zhuhai’sphilosophyisshapedbycustomerdemand.Carriersintheregiontendtobemoreflexiblewiththeiroverhaulschedules,allowingin-servicetime,notthecalendar,todriveremovals.Ifanenginescheduledforremovalinonemonthstillhasgreentime,theairlineisjustaslikelytokeepflyingitratherthansticktoitsoverhaulforecast.ThisislesscommoninEuropeorNorthAmerica.Theresult:ShopslikeZhuhaimustbenimbleenoughtofillgapstheircustomerscreate,yetresponsiveenoughtokeepthemhappy—andtheirworkersbusy.   "Wehavetoensurewehaveenginescomingin,evenifthescheduleisn’tdowntotheday,”Bodenhagesays.   HavingadiversecustomerbasehelpsZhuhaimanagevolume.About50%ofitsshopvisitsaregeneratedbythird-partycustomers—aratethatwillgrowasjointventurepartnerChinaSouthernanditsaffiliateairlinesneedfewerV2500andCFM56overhauls.Zhuhaihasitsownsalesteam,buttheshopalsoisfedworkbyMTU’smaincommercialsalesteambasedatitsHannover,Germany,facility,anditsupportslong-termagreements(LTA)thatV2500customershavewiththeOEM.    Insomecases,multipleMTUshopsmaysupportthesamecustomer,buttypicallygeographywilldeterminewhereanenginegoes.Zhuhaigeneratesabout40%ofitsworkfromjoint-venturepartnerairlines,butthisfigureisdecreasing.About20%isfromotherChineseoperatorsand12%fromelsewhereintheAsia-Pacificregion.Therestisfromaroundtheworld.   "We’renotashareholdershopthatisfilledfromourpartnerairlines,”Bodenhageemphasizes.“Wehavetobecompetitive.”   Zhuhai’sflexibilityisakeydifferentiator.Anevenbiggerone,Bodenhagesays,isthedepthofitscapabilities.Theshopcanrepairoroverhaulabout80%ofthepartsnumbersintheenginesitserves.   "Wedon’tjustdisassembleenginesandsendthepartsintoournetwork,”hesays.“Wecandocombustorrepairs.Wehaveourownplatingshop,ourownnondestrucutivetesting.”   Thegreatestbenefitoftheheavyin-housecapabilities:addedcertainty.   "Wehavemoreunderourlogisticalcontrol,”saysBodenhage.“Wetryto,number-wise,controlasmanypartsaspossibleinourownprocesses.”    TheincreaseofChinese aeroengine MRO industryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation. CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2018 istheannualaerosupport eventinChina. TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheaeroengineMRO phase.   Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Apr 11,2018
  • US regional airlines suspends operations due to pilot shortage

    U.S.basedGreatLakesAirlinessuspendeditsoperationscancellingallflights,thecompanyannouncedonFacebookon27March,2018.Theairlinecitedchangeinregulationsthatresultedinlackofpilotsforregionalairlineswhichledthecompanytoshutdownservice,WyomingNews report.   GreatLakesAirlineswereaffectedby2015revisionofFlightOfficerQualificationsrequiringfirstofficerstohaveAirlineTransportPilotcertificationsandincreasingthehoursofflightexperiencenecessaryfornewlyhiredpilots.   Sincethen,theregionalairlinehasbeensteadilydecreasingthenumberofitsdestinationsandinthepastmonthswasoperatinglessthanadozenroutes.   “Onceservingnumerousroutesinmanystatesandemploying1,600individuals,theairlinehasbeenhighlyexposedtoagrowingpilotshortagethathasforcedevenlargercarrierstocancelserviceandreducefrequencyinrecentyears,”saidRegionalAirlineAssociationina statement.   “Asunprecedentednumbersofmajorairlinepilotsreachmandatoryretirementage,thoseairlinesarehiringregionalairlinepilotsataratethatoutpacesthesupplyofnewpilotsenteringthepipeline,”FayeMalarkeyBlack,RegionalAirlineAssociationpresident,said.   Pilot’seducationusuallyexceeds$100,000.   Despitesuspendingoperations,thecompanyhasnotdeclaredbankruptcyandwillcontinueoperatecertainsegmentsofthebusinessincludingsupportforAerodynamicsInc.flightsbetweenDenverandSouthDakotacities.   GreatLakesAirlineshasbeeninoperationsince1977andwasoncethelargestproviderofEssentialAirServicesintheUS.   InthecomingApril,on17th –18th,the CivilAvionicsInternationalForum willbeformallyconvened,CAAC,Eurocontrol,COAMC,Boeing,AVIAGESYSTEM,Thales,Honeywell,RockwellCollins,AVICCARERIwillparticipateinthisyear’sCAIF,morethan35+speakers,450+professionalattendeeswillattendthisforum, register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Apr 11,2018
  • A new step in CR929 program

    CRAIC,thejointventureofUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC)andCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC),hasofficiallyannouncedthecommencementofJointConceptDefinitionPhase(JCDP)withintheprogramofCR929aircraftdevelopment.   CRAICGeneralManagerMr.GuoBozhiemphasizedthattheformalcommencementofJCDPisofgreatsignificancetopromotethedeepparticipationofpotentialsuppliersinproductdefinition,optimizeairbornesystemsandaircrafttechnicalconcepts.   JCDPstageshallallowChinaandRussiajointteam,togetherwithkeyworldwidepotentialsupplierswithinJCDPphaseofCR929program,toperformamorethoroughreviewofrequirementstothemainairbornesystems:PropulsionSystem,LandingGear,EnvironmentalControlSystem,Avionicsandothers.   ChiefCR929ProgramDesignerfromRussiansideMaximLitvinovexplainedthatthisstageshallforeseemoredetailedanalysisoftechnicalaspectwithregardstoRFPWorkingPackagesthatareplannedtobereleasedbytheendof2018.   JCDPincludesRFPstageduringwhichairframerrequestsproposalsfrompotentialsuppliersofthesystemsandequipments.   JCDPstagewithinCR929Programdoesn'tincludeinteractioninrelationtothepowerpropulsionsystem.Asforthissystem,RFPstothepotentialsuppliersoflongrangewidebodyaircraftprogramweresentinDecember2017andtheanswertosuchrequestsisexpectedtobereceivedbytheendofthisMay.   CompletionofRFP-relatedprocedureswithintheChinese-Russianlongrangewidebodyaircraftprogramisexpectedattheendof2019.   TheestablishmentofthisprojectisacceleratingtheprocessofChinacommercialaerospacedevelopment,theupcoming3rd CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum istheonlyaeroengineeventthatfocusontheR&Dandmanufacturing endinChina,whichhasbeenheldforyearswiththesupportfromAECCdownstreammanufacturesandthewholeindustrialpractioners. It’sapremierplatformforthewholeindustrialpeopletogetknowledgeoftheChinesemarkettrendandseekpotentialopportunities.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Apr 11,2018
  • Russia’s UEC to Supply Powerplant for Il-96-400M Widebody

    PermEngineCompany,asubsidiaryofRussia’sUnitedEngineCorporation(UEC),planstobegindeliveriesofitsPS-90A1enginesforthefour-enginedIlyushinIl-96-400Mwidebodythisyear.   “Weareworkingonaninitialsetofengines,”saysManagingDirectorSergeyPopov,commentingontheIl-96-400Mproject.“Wewillsupplyenoughoftheseforthe[Il-96-400M]program.Nextcomesthepossibleseriesproductionoftheaircraftandoftheengines.TheIl-96-400Misexpectedtoflynextyear.TheaircraftisapassengerversionoftheIl-96-400Tfreighter,whichdiffersfromtheIl-96-300baselineinastretchedfuselage(+9.65m)andagreatertakeoffweight(+20tons).Thenewairlinerwillseat390passengers(againstthebaseline’s300).   ThePS-90A1wascertifiedin2007.Theengineproduces1400kgmorethrrustthanthePS-90Abaseline.   ProductionofthePS-90familyenginesisexpectedtocontinueforatleastthenext15years.ThisyearPermEngineCompanywillmanufactureits500thpowerplantofthisfamily,whosefirstversionwasdevelopedinthe1990s.InadditiontotheIl-96,theseenginespowerRussia’sIl-76andTupolevTu-204/214aircraft.   Thestate-ownedCOMACsetupajointventurewithitsRussianpartnerUnitedAircraftCorp(UAC)inMaylastyeartobuildthenewjet,whichwasofficiallynamedtheCR929inSeptember.Accordingtoearlierreports,Chinawilldesignandbuildtheplane’sfuselage,andRussiawilldesignthewings.Thetwosidesareexpectedtojointlydeveloptheengines.   IntheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018 ,wheretheywillhavespeakersfromCOMAC、AECCCAE、UECwilldeliverspeechesontherelatedtopicsoffutureandcurrentChineseaeroenginedevelopment,,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Mar 29,2018
  • Jeppesen Charts added to Honeywell’s GoDirect Bag of Tricks

    Boeing’sJeppesenterminalchartdatawillbeintegratedintoHoneywell’sGoDirectFlightBagProthankstoadealthecompaniesstrucktoincreaseintegration.   TheHoneywellappallowsbusinessaviationpilotstocreateflightplans,viewweatherconditionsandaccessflightbriefinginformationthroughaunifieduserplatform.NowwithJeppesenchartaccess,operatorswillbeabletomakemoreinformeddecisionswhileresearchinganairport,selectingdepartureprocedureswhileflightplanningorreferencingtheirtripkitinformation.   Jeppesenchartsareeasilyaccessedthroughthe GoDirectplatform.OperatorssignintoaccesstheirJeppesendatasubscriptionanddownloadthechartstheyneedfortheirflight.   Jeppesennavigationdataisdevelopedfromacomprehensiveaviationdatabase,whichiscomposedofmorethanonemillionrecords.Toensureaccuracy,Jeppesenflightinformationanalystseditandverifyapproximately150,000databasetransactionsgeneratedfromworldwideaviationdatasourcedocumentsduringevery28-dayrevisioncycle.   InthecomingApril,on17th –18th,theCivilAvionicsInternationalForum willbeformallyconvened,CAAC,Eurocontrol,COAMC,Boeing,AVIAGESYSTEM,Thales,Honeywell,RockwellCollins,AVICCARERIwillparticipateinthisyear’sCAIF,morethan35+speakers,450+professionalattendeeswillattendthisforum,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Mar 29,2018
  • SSAMC Inaugurates New MRO Facility, Adds LEAP Capability

      SichuanServicesAeroEngineMaintenanceCompany(SSAMC),thejointventurebetweenAirChinaandCFMInternational(CFM),hasinauguratedanew43,880-squaremeterfacility,expandingitsmaintenance,repair,andoverhaulcapabilityforCFM56andLEAPenginesto300enginesperyear.   “TheexpandedcapacityofthenewfacilitywillfurtherenhanceSSAMC’scapabilitytoprovideworld-classMROservicestocustomersfromChinaandaroundtheworld,”saidChaiWeixi,seniorvicepresidentofAirChinaandchairmanoftheboardofSSAMC.   Thebrand-newfacility,locatedintheChengduFreeTradeZone,benefitsfromthelateststandardsintermsofequipmentandlayout,isthelargestCFMenginemaintenancefacilityinAsia.   “Iamhonoredtobepartofthiscelebration,”saidOlivierAndriès,CEOofCFMparentcompanySafranAircraftEngines. “SSAMChasgrowntobeahighlyvaluableassetforourpartner,AirChina,andforSafranAircraftEngines,aswesupportourCFMcustomersinAsiaandaroundtheworld. ThequalityoftheworkandturnaroundtimesthisfacilityhasachievedpreparesitwellforfutureLEAPMROcapabilityasthisenginecontinuesthefastestfleetramp-upinaviationhistory,”   SSAMCwasofficiallyestablishedasa60/40jointventurebetweenAirChinaandCFMin2010. Sincethen,thecompanyhasservicedmorethan1,000CFM56-3,CFM56-5B,andCFM56-7enginesformorethan40customersthroughoutChinaandAsia. SSAMCsuccessfullycombinesAirChina’sextensiveexpertisewiththatofCFMtocreateatrulyworld-classmaintenancefacilitythathasbeencertifiedbytheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina,theU.S.FederalAviationAdministration,andtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency.   TheincreaseofChinese aeroengine MRO industryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation. Civil AircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2018 istheannualaerosupport eventinChina. TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheaeroengineMRO phase.     Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Mar 29,2018
  • 2018 ATM Symposium (China) Post Event Report

    2018ATMSymposium(China)attractednearly300delegatesfrom governments,organizations,institutes,universities,industrialenterprises andmedia.And,2018ATMSymposium(China)hostednearly20domesticandforeign speakerswhodeliveredkeynotespeeches. Thedevelopmentofairtrafficcontrol technologyisveryimportantforthedevelopmentofcivilaviationindustry. Airtransportindustryisoneofthemaincontributorstotheglobaleconomic prosperity.Longtermsustainedtrafficgrowthcanpromotetechnological development.InChina,thisisstillagapcomparedtheconceptofnext generationATMsystemsoperation,coretechnology,ATMequipment,system structureandstandardswithdevelopedcountries.PartoftheATMtechnology andequipmentisstilldependentonforeigncompanies.Chinaurgentlyneedsto improvethetechnology,equipmentresearchandindependentinnovationcapacity oftheATMindustryinordertopromotetheoveralltechnicalprogressofthe industryandenhanceinternationalinfluence. Infaceofgrowingdemandforthe developmentofcivilaviationtransportationindustry,the‘2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTraffic ManagementforCivilAviation’wassuccessfullyheldinBeijingfromMarch 20to21,2018.ThisSymposiumwashostedbyBeihangUniversityandTechnical CommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA;organizedbySichuan JiuzhouElectronicTechnologyCo.,Ltd.andGalleonShanghaiConsultingCo.,Ltd. Mr.ZhangJun,academicianofChineseAcademyofEngineeringandMr.CheJinjun,director-general ofAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAACdeliveredopeningspeeches. 2018ATMSymposium(China)attractedaround 300delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesand industrialenterprises.And,2018ATMSymposium(China)hostednearly30domestic andforeignspeakers,whodeliveredkeynotespeeches.Thespeakersshowedcutting edgetopicssuchasTechnologicalInnovation,Multi-sourceIntelligent MonitoringSystemTechnology,AeronauticalCommunications,Aircraft AutomaticTrackingTechnology,etc... 2018ATMSymposium(China)alsofeatured onetoonemeetingandexhibitioninordertotryitsbesttomakedelegates informative.Wearedelightedtosaythatthissummithasmadeadeepimpression ondelegatesbecausenotonlyithasgatheredgloballeadingenterprisesin manufacturingindustry,butalsoithasinvolvedmanyvaluabletopics.Wewould liketothank2018ATMSymposium(China)’shosts,sponsors,associationand mediapartners.

    Mar 28,2018
  • Chiu Cheung Attended 2018 International Symposium on Air Traffic Management for Civil Aviation

    OnMarch20th,2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviationwasheldinBeijing. ChiuCheung washonoredtobeinvitedtoparticipateintheconference.Throughthis conference,agoodenvironmentfortechnologicalcommunication,innovationandcollaborativedevelopment iscreated,which promotes thedevelopmentofCivilAviationATMtechnology,serves theCivilAviationATCandtheeconomicdevelopment.         Atpresent,thenewinternationalairtrafficcontroltechnologydevelops rapidlyundertheglobalnavigationplanningsystem.Inordertoensurethesafety,stabilityandefficiencyof airtrafficmanagement of civilaviationinChina,the civilaviationairtrafficmanagementmodernizationandperformance orientedstrategy isputforward.   Overtheyears,ChiuCheungprovidesarangeofservices forcivilaviationofnortheast China,East China,SouthChina,southwest China,northwest China, Sinkiang,these sevenmajorregions andglobalairtrafficcontrolcenter.ChiuCheung fullyunderstands thecharacteristicsofthedomesticandforeignaviationindustry,and accumulates richexperienceinthemanufactureofglobalaviationindustryproducts.Atthesametime, ChiuCheung has professionalabilitytocustomize.Theequipmentof productioniscomplete,whichcanguaranteetheafter-saleservice,copewithfutureupgrading,graduallypromotecivilaviation realizethetransformationstrategyfromadaption,collaboration,andleadingthecivilaviationdevelopment.Helping thedevelopmentofcivilaviationtofurtherenhancetheinternationalinfluence.          

    Mar 26,2018
  • Air Esurfing Taps Astronics for Chinese Connectivity STC Contract

    AstronicsCorp.willequipupto300AirbusA320sandBoeing737sforChineseairlines,developinganSTCforantennaeandaValidationSTCforthecabindistributionsystemaspartofthecompany’scontractwithAirEsurfing.   WorkingwithAirEsurfing,whichisabigin-flightconnectivityplayerinChina,andconnectionserviceproviderLufthansaTechnikAG,Astronicswillalsoberesponsibleforadapterplatesandinstallationkits.   Theinitialawardcoversengineeringcostsandtrialkits,thoughAstronicswillberesponsibleforsupportinginstallationafterthesystemistestedandapproved.   AstronicsConnectivitySystemsandCertificationswillbehandlingthecontract.Itspresident,MichaelKuehn,saidheislookingforwardtoanopportunitytomakeheadwayinthegrowingAsianmarket.   TheindustryleadingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018 willbeheldinthecityofShanghai,onApril17th -18th,attractingmorethan400professionalattendeesfromallaroundtheworld.ExpertsfromCAAC,EUROCONTROL,Boeing,COMAC,AVICwilladdressthekeynotespeech,focusingonthelatesttechnologydevelopmenttrendsandrapidlyincreasingdemandintheChineseavionicsmarket.   Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Mar 15,2018
  • China Russian JV Seeks Wide Body Engine Proposals

    TheChina-RussiaInternationalAircraftCo.(CRAIC)consortiumhasrequestedproposalsforanengineforitsCR929widebody.   Only Rolls-Royce and GEAviation areexpectedtorespond,sincePratt&Whitneyisconcentratingonenginesfornarrowbodyaircraft.   TheCR929willhavearangeof12,000km(7,500mi.)whilecarrying290passengersintwoclasses.Itwillthereforecompetewiththe Airbus A330-900,butwithafuselagewideenoughfornine-abreasteconomyseatingand,onpaper,bedesignedtoofferoperatinglowercoststhanitscompetitors.   “OnDec.212017,therequestforproposalsfortheCR929’spropulsionsystemwasissued,”CRAICpartnerCOMACsaidinanoriginalChinese-languagestatementreleasedattheSingaporeAirShow.   ComacishopingthataninitialorderfortheCR929willbesignedatAirShowChinainZhuhaiinNovember,saidLuZheng,thedeputygeneralmanageroftheChinesecompany’ssalesandmarketingdepartment.Ludidnotidentifytheprospectivecustomerorcustomers,butChineseandRussianairlinesorleasingcompanieswillalmostcertainlyleadtheCR929orderbook.   CRAICwasformedinMay2017,threeyearsafterCOMACanditsRussianpartner,UnitedAircraftCorp.,agreedtopreliminarycooperation.AlthoughCOMACwantedtodevelopitsownwidebody,onethathadthepreliminarynameC929,toppoliticalleadershipofChinaandRussiadeterminedthetwocountriesshouldworktogether.   TheCR929issupposedtoenterservicenolaterthan2027.   COMACgavenodetailsofthepropulsionrequirement,butthepreliminarydesignrequired71,000-75,000lbfromeachoftwoturbofans.   EngineindustrysourcesagreethatthepoliticalandtechnicalrisksassociatedwiththeCR929programarguestronglyagainstlaunchingdevelopmentofafullynewenginefortheaircraft.   Now,theworldisfocusingontheamazingproject.Intheupcoming3rd  CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,COMACandthefeasibleaeroenginemanufactureUECfromRussiawillalsopresentheretotalkaboutthelatestinformationoftheirnextdevelopingplans.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Feb 28,2018
  • Air Traffic Control (ATC) Market worth 56.07 Billion USD by 2022

    Thereport"AirTrafficControl(ATC)MarketbyAirspace(ATCSCC,ARTCC,TRACON,ATCT,FSS),Application(Communication,Navigation,Surveillance,Automation),Sector(Commercial,Defense),InvestmentType,System,andRegion-GlobalForecastto2022",TheairtrafficcontrolmarketisprojectedtogrowfromUSD30.77Billionin2017toUSD56.07Billionby2022,ataCAGRof12.75%duringtheforecastperiod.   Browse134MarketDataTablesand47Figuresspreadthrough237Pagesandin-depthTOCon"AirTrafficControl(ATC)Market-GlobalForecastto2022".   TheairtrafficcontrolmarketisprojectedtoreachUSD56.07Billionby2022,ataCAGRof12.75%from2017to2022.FactorssuchasmodernizationofAirTrafficManagement(ATM)infrastructure,increaseinthenumberofairportsinemergingeconomies,andtheneedforefficientairspacemanagementareanticipatedtodrivethegrowthoftheairtrafficcontrolmarket.   TheARTCCsegmentisprojectedtogrowatthehighestCAGRduringtheforecastperiod.   Basedonairspace,theAirRouteTrafficControlCenter(ARTCC)segmentoftheairtrafficcontrolmarketisprojectedtogrowatthehighestCAGRfrom2017to2022.ThisgrowthismainlyattributedtothemodernizationofairportsaswellastheupgradeofATCequipment.   Thehardwaresystemssegmentisestimatedtoaccountforthelargestshareoftheairtrafficcontrolmarketin2017.   Basedonsystem,thehardwaresystemssegmentisestimatedtoaccountforthelargestshareoftheairtrafficcontrolmarketin2017.TheAirTrafficControl(ATC)architecturefundamentallydependsonthehardwaredeployedongroundandinair.DifferenttypesofATChardwaresystemsincludeAirportSurveillanceRadar(ASR),AirRouteSurveillanceRadar(RSR),Mono-PulseSurveillanceRadar(MSSR),VeryHighFrequencyOmni-DirectionalRange(VOR),InstrumentLandingSystem(ILS),simulators,andsurveillancesatellites.ThemajorfunctionofATChardwaresystemsistocollectreal-timeinformation,transmitdata,andmaintainanorderlyflowofairtraffic.   TheairtrafficcontrolmarketinAsiaPacificisprojectedtowitnessthehighestgrowthduringtheforecastperiod.   TheairtrafficcontrolmarketintheAsiaPacificregionisanticipatedtogrowatthehighestCAGRfrom2017to2022.Thisgrowthismainlyattributedtothemodernizationofairportinfrastructure,which,inturn,hasresultedintheincreasedprocurementofairtrafficcontrolequipmenttostreamlineflightoperations.   KeyplayersoperatingintheairtrafficcontrolmarketincludeThalesSA(France),HarrisCorporation(US),RaytheonCompany(US),IndraSistemas,S.A.(Spain),LockheedMartinCorporation(US),andFrequentisAG(Austria),amongothers.   Thedevelopmentoftransportationindustryisthemaindrivingforceofeconomicdevelopment.Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation” willbeheldinthecityofBeijing onthecomingMarch20th to21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity &TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB).   TheATMSymposiumChina(2018)willattractatlatest150+professionalattendeesfromallovertheworldincludingGovernmentOfficial,AirportGroup,Airlines,AircraftOEMs,ATMSystemsR&DInstitute/Company(integrators,communication,radar,software,GPWS,ADS-Bandetc.),Universityandetc.. thethemeisFocusontheLatestPolicyandTechnologyDevelopment&DemandofWorldATMSystem,ProspectChina'sATMIndustryintheNext5to10years.   Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Feb 28,2018
  • CoreAVI, Presagis & Wind River honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards Program

    CoreAVI,Presagisand WindRiver announcedtodaythatitsUAVGroundControlStationAvionicsDisplaywithMulti-TouchandGestureControltechnologywasrecognizedbythejudgesoftheannualMilitary&AerospaceElectronicsInnovatorsAwardsprogramwiththePlatinumaward.Thejudgingpanelconsistedofapanelofseniorthird-partyexpertprofessionals.   ThethreecompanieswerehonoredwithaPlatinumawardfortheirjointeffortindevelopinganintegratedtechnologyofaninteractiveGroundControlStationavionicsdisplaydemonstratingtouchand“first-time-use”ofgestureswithinacockpitsettingforready-for-certificationenvironment.CombiningWindRiverVxWorks®RTOSfoundationwithCoreAVI'sArgusCore™SCGraphicsSuite,theapplicationsexecutecodeautomaticallygeneratedfromPresagis'VAPSXT HMI graphicsdesigntool,requiringnocodewriting.     WearehonoredtoannouncethatPresagishasalreadyconfirmedtoparticipateintheupcomingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018 aspresentationsponsor,MR.PaulJennings,HeadofOperationsfortheEmbeddedGraphicsBusinessUnitfromPresagiswilladdressakeynotespeechfocusonBringingGesturestotheModernCockpit(Thepresentationwilldescribethedevelopmentofgraphicaluser interfacesthatusegestureswithtoolsthatmakethiseasy, efficient,certifiable,platform-agnostic,andwhichrequirenocode tobewritten.).   Formoredetailspleaseregister yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc.    

    Feb 28,2018
  • CAAC Holds a Work Meeting on Fully Advancing the Implementation of ADS-B Operation

    CAAC'sWorkMeetingonFullyAdvancingtheImplementationofADS-BOperationwasheldinUrumqi,XinjiangonDecember12,2017,whichmarksthatADS-BapplicationhasenteredthestageoffulloperationinChina.CAACDeputyAdministratorWangZhiqingattendedthemeeting.Heunderscoredthatthewholeindustryshallcontinuetoprioritizesafetyandefficiencyimprovement,beconfidentandboldtomakeinnovations,leveragetechnicalmeanstoenhanceATMsupportcapabilitiessoastoprovideastrongtechnicalsupportforimprovingATMoperationalefficiency.   WangZhiqingpointedoutthatacceleratingthedevelopmentandapplicationofnewtechnologiesincludingADS-Bisanecessarychoicefortheindustryinitscurrentdevelopmentstageandaninevitablewaytoeffectivelymitigateresourceshortage,guaranteeflightsafetyandimproveoperationalefficiency,whichisofgreatsignificancetoensurecontinuousandhealthydevelopmentofcivilaviation.Inthenewera,thetechnologicaladvancementandinnovationofATMsystemshallconformtoneedsfordevelopmentandservethenationalstrategy;focusonthecoretechnologiesinanefforttobuildacivilaviationpower;andimprovesafetyandefficiencybasedonoperationalconditions.   WangZhiqingraisedseveralrequirementsatthemeeting.Firstly,theindustryshallattachgreatimportancetotheimplementationofADS-Boperationwhileensuringoperationalsafetyandstrengtheningorganizationalleadership.Secondly,theindustryshallmakeagoodtop-leveldesign,integrateADS-BintotheairtrafficoperationsystemwithChinesecharacteristicsandeffectivelyimprovethesafetylevel,airspacecapacityandoperationalefficiency.Thirdly,thewholeindustryshallmakejointefforts,eachCAACregionaladministrationshallleadtheimplementationofADS-Binareasundertheirrespectivejurisdictions,establishandimprovetheirworkmechanismforfullyadvancingADS-Boperation,anddeveloptimetablesandroadmapsforitsimplementation;ATMBofCAACshallenhancetheirguidanceandoversightonbuildingandoperationofADS-Bsystem;andairlinesshallspeedupairborneequipmentinstallationandmodificationandpersonneltraining.Fourthly,theindustryshallenhancepersonnelqualificationmanagementandtraining,continuetoimprovestaffcompetence,andbringintofullplayofbenefitsofnewtechnologies.Fifthly,theindustryshallcreateafavorableandtolerantenvironmentfortrialsanderrorswhileguaranteeingsafetyandestablishahuman-basedmanagementsystemtosupporttheapplicationofnewtechnologies.   Inrecentyears,CAAChasdevelopedaplanforADS-Bdevelopmentandestablishedandrefinedthesystemofspecificationsandstandards.ADS-Bsystembuildingandpreparatoryworkbeforeoperationhavebeenaccelerated.Equipmentinstallationforgroundstationswillbeaccomplishedbytheendof2017,layingafoundationforfullimplementationofADS-Boperation.InAugustof2017,thepilotprojectforthefirstphaseofADS-BoperationwaslaunchedinXinjiang,whichhasdemonstratedsafeandsteadyflightoperation,significantlyreducedATMoperationintervals,andfurtherreductionofpressureonairtrafficcontrollers.Duringthepilotoperation,ittookXinjiangATMBureauonlythreeandhalfmonthstoaccomplishequipmentinstallation,communications,on-siteacceptanceandflightinspectionfornewly-builtADS-Bprojects.ThesecondphaseofADS-BoperationisplannedtokickoffonJanuary4,2018,whichmarksthefirsttimeforChina'scivilaviationindustrytoimplement"singleADS-Bcontrol".Forthenextstep,CAACwillgraduallypopularizeADS-Boperationandrealizenation-wideapplication.   Thedevelopmentoftransportationindustryisthemaindrivingforceofeconomicdevelopment.Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation” willbeheldinBeijing onMarch20th to21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity &TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB).   TheATMSymposiumChina(2018)willattractatlatest150+professionalattendeesfromallovertheworldincludingGovernmentOfficial,AirportGroup,Airlines,AircraftOEMs,ATMSystemsR&DInstitute/Company(integrators,communication,radar,software,GPWS,ADS-Bandetc.),Universityandetc.. thethemeisFocusontheLatestPolicyandTechnologyDevelopment&DemandofWorldATMSystem,ProspectChina'sATMIndustryintheNext5to10years. Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Feb 9,2018
  • Guangzhou’s airspace one of most congested in the world relies on Thales to improve efficiency

    TheGuangzhouTerminalManeuveringArea(TMA)comprisesthreeofthebusiestairportsinChina,includingGuangzhouBaiyunInternationalAirport,China’ssecondbusiestairport,servingover80millionpassengersayearandaround1300airtrafficmovementsperday.ThismakestheGuangzhouTMA,oneofthemostcomplexandcongestedapproachairspacesintheworld.Aspartoftheircontinuingeffortstomaintainsafetyandefficiencyamidstgrowingtrafficandpassengervolumes,theMiddleSouthRegionalAirTrafficManagementBureauofCivilAviationAdministrationofChinahaschosentorelyonThalestohelpthem.   TodayattheSingaporeAirshow,theMiddleSouthRegionalAirTrafficManagementBureauofCivilAviationofChinaandThalesannounceanagreementfortheprovisionofamainAirTrafficControlCentretomonitortheentireTMA. ThenewcentrewillhouseTopSkyATC,themostadvancedairtrafficcontrolsystemintheworld,andwillincludedecentralisedflightplanprocessingtoallowtheGuangzhouTMAtooperateindependentlyfromtheGuangzhouareacontrolcenterwhilemaintainingseamlesssynchronisation.    ThiscontractbuildsonthewealthofexpertiseThaleshasgainedinChina.ThalesistheoldestandmostactivepartnertoChinainallareasofairtrafficmanagementwithatrackrecordspanningover30yearsand,togetherwithitslocaljointventureBEST,monitorover60%ofairtrafficmovementsinthecountry.ThisisthethirdmajorTMAsystemequippedinrecentyearsbyThalesinChina,followingthesolutionsdeployedinShanghaiandBeijing,andisthefirsteverimplementationofacommunicationsnetworksolutiondevelopedbyChinesetelecomgiantHuawei.   “AccordingtoIATAandICAO,Chinaissettobecomethelargestandbusiestaerospacemarketintheworld.TheChinesegovernmentisthereforeundergoingmassiveinvestmentprogrammestomoderniseandfutureprooftheairspacearoundthecountry. ThaleshasworkedshouldertoshoulderwithChineseoperatorsforyears,tohelpthemprovideasafeenvironmentforthegrowingvolumeofairspaceusers.ThiscontractisfurtherproofofthestrongpartnershipswehaveestablishedinChina.” Jean-MarcAlias,ThalesVicePresident,AirTrafficManagementactivities.   Thedevelopmentoftransportationindustryisthemaindrivingforceofeconomicdevelopment.Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation” willbeheldinthecityofBeijing onthecomingMarch20th to21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity &TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB).   TheATMSymposiumChina(2018)willattractatlatest150+professionalattendeesfromallovertheworldincludingGovernmentOfficial,AirportGroup,Airlines,AircraftOEMs,ATMSystemsR&DInstitute/Company(integrators,communication,radar,software,GPWS,ADS-Bandetc.),Universityandetc.. thethemeisFocusontheLatestPolicyandTechnologyDevelopment&DemandofWorldATMSystem,ProspectChina'sATMIndustryintheNext5to10years.   Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Feb 9,2018
  • Wind River Recognized with Prestigious Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovation Awards

    2017isyetonemorebanneryearfortheWindRiverVxWorks653Platform.   Weareproudtoannouncethat WindRiverhasbeenrecognizedonceagain byMilitary&AerospaceElectronicsandIntelligentAerospaceTechnologywitha Goldaward forVxWorks653—a testamenttothevalueandcapabilitiesofthisindustryleadingproduct.Wealsoreceiveda Platinumaward forthemulti-touchplatformWindRivercreaedtogetherwithPresagis andCoreAVI,whichincludesVxWorks.   VxWorks653isnowusedbyover220customersinover430integratedmodularavionics(IMA)projectsinover80aircraft. WhenonecombinesthisIMAVxWorks653historyofsuccesswithourfederated/standaloneVxWorkscertificationproductsacrossallindustries,WindRivertechnologiesarenowusedbyover350customersinover550projectsinover100safety-criticalair,sea,andgroundplatforms. Thisissimplyanamazingsuccessstoryforourpowerfulcertificationproductlineandmakes2017anothergreatyearofsuccessfortheVxWorksproductline.   Westartedofftheyearbyachievingcertified FutureAirborneCapabilityEnvironment(FACE™) conformancetotheFACETechnicalStandardOperatingSystemSegment(OSS)SafetyBaseProfile.VxWorks653wasthefirstandisstilltheonlyFACEoperatingsystemtoachievethisindustrystandardsconformance.   ThatwasfollowedbythereleaseofourVxWorks653Multi-coreEditionRTCADO-178CDALACOTScertificationevidence. OurCOTScertificationevidenceDVDnowcontainsover40,000hyperlinkedfilestosupportourcustomer’ssafetycertificationrequirements. ThisfirstsupportedprocessorforthisevidencewastheNXPT2080,andeffortstocreatecertificationevidenceformanyotherprocessorsareunderway.     What makesVxWorks653sosuccessful? Oursingle/dualcoreproduct,VxWorks6532.x,wasbuiltforenablingrapidintegrationof multipleapplicationsupplierssharinganIMAcomputeplatform,andalignswiththemulti-vendor,role-basedsupplychainstandardRTCADO-297.OurrobustpartitioningandRTCADO-330-qualifieddevelopmentandverificationtoolsconstraintestingtothescopeofchange,andeliminatestherequirementtore-testtheentireplatformwhenmodifyingsoftware.Thesecapabilitiessaveourcustomermillionsofdollarsintestandcertificationworkperyear,andincreasetime-to-marketandtime-to-deployment.   VxWorks653Multi-coreEditionaddsevenmorecapability–itfullyutilizesthehardwarevirtualizationassistofadvancedmulti-coreplatformsandsupportsunmodifiedguestOSenvironmentsassignedtoonetomanycores. ThiswillenabletherapidmigrationoflegacyARINC653,POSIX,FACE,andVxWorksapplicationsontonextgenerationmulti-coresilicon. Infact,VxWorks653Multi-coreEditionmaybeusedwithsystemsthatonlyhaveLinuxapplicationsthatareconstrainedbythehighcostofchangeandre-test.   2018willbeanotherexcitingyearfortheproductwithexpandedprocessorsupportandthecontinuedexpansionintonewmarkets,suchasindustrialandtransportation,wherevirtualizationandsafetycertificationcapabilitiesarecriticallyimportant.Welookforwardtoupdatingyouinthenearfuturewiththesenewdevelopments!   WindRiver,asthepremiersponsorwillparticipateintheupcomingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018 (CAIF2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofShanghai,onApril17th -18th. TogetherwithCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitutetheywilljointlyhostthe‘AirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum’,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinCAIF2018,focusonthelatesttechnologydevelopmenttrendofcivilavionicsindustry,understandingthedemandofChina'scivilaviationmarket.Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Feb 9,2018
  • Russia Launches PD-35 Heavy Engine Development

    Russia’sUnitedEngineCorporation(UEC)hopestosupplyitsfuturePD-35enginefortheRusso-ChineseCR929widebodyairliner.ThemanufacturerofficiallylaunchedthenewpowerplantdevelopmentatitsPerm-basedsubsidiaryAviadvigatel.Thecontract,signedinDecember2017,callsfortheenginetomeetbothRussianandChineseairworthinessandcertificationrequirements.Thedevelopmentcostsareestimatedat64.3billionrubles(aboutUS$1.2billion).   AUECofficialconfirmedto ShowNews thatthecompanywasincludedinthelistoftheCR929’spotentialsuppliers.“Thecorporationiscurrentlypreparingatechnicalproposalfortheaircraftdesigner,”hesaid.   TheCR929isbeingdevelopedbyChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorporation(CRAIC),ajointventurebetweenComacand UnitedAircraftCorporation.ItwasestablishedinMay2017withheadquartersinShanghaibutofficiallytookovermanagementoftheprograminDecember.    Atthesametime,theprogrampassedGate2stage,whichincludedthereviewoftheaircraftengineeringconcept.Thenextphasestartingin2018willbedetaileddesignandtheselectionofsuppliers.    “Supplierswillbeselectedwithinthenextoneto1.5years,”saidUAC.TheinitialenginesuppliersarelikelytobeGeneralElectric or Rolls-Royce,buttheRussianengineisexpectedtobeaddedatalaterstage.   ThedevelopmentofthePD-35isexpectedtobecompletedby2025,saysUEC.Itstechnologydemonstratorprototypewillbeassembledandtestedin2023.Itshouldreach35tonsthrustattakeoffmodeduringbenchtests.    UECspecifiesthatthePD-35programwillrequirethedevelopmentofseveralkeytechnologies,suchascompositefanbladesandlarge-sizeenginenacelles,anewefficienthigh-pressurecompressorandalow-emissioncombustionchamber.TheRussianmanufacturerinsiststhatPD-35parametersmeetCR929requirements.   TheCR929developmentandcertificationcouldtakeupto10years.Theaircraft’sbasicvariantwillbeabletocarryupto280passengersatarangeof12,000km(7,500mi.).UACandCOMACforecastaworldwidedemandfor7,000widebodyairlinersvaluedataboutUS$1.5trillionin2023-45.   TheCR929clearlylookslikeamajorgoalforthePD-35,asRussiacurrentlyhasnodomesticplatformsforsuchapowerplant.ButUECsaysthisenginecanalsobeinstalledonfutureheavytransportaircraft.OneofthedevelopmentgoalscallsfortheuseofPD-35technologiesfordevelopmentoffutureengineswith25-to50-tons-thrustrange.Ithasbeenknown thatUECwillpresentattheupcoming3rd CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum onMay 15th to16thinShanghai,sharingtheirlatestresearchanddevelopinginformationofthefeasibleaeroenginePD-35.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Feb 9,2018
  • China to Become Largest Market in World

    IATAhaspublisheditslatest20yearaviationforecast,andprojectsthatChinawillovertaketheUSintermsofpassengertrafficby2022.ItisclearthattrafficgrowthinAsiawillchangethelandscapeofmajormarkets,withChina,India,IndonesiaandJapantaking4ofthetop6,andThailandjoiningthetop10by2036. Totaltrafficisexpectedtonearlydoubleto7.8billionpassengersin2036,withtheAsia-Pacificregiondrivingmorethanhalfofthenewpassengers. IATAconfirmstheforecastsfromAirbusandBoeingthatallshowmassivegrowthinAsiaoverthenexttwodecades.Infrastructure,fromairportstoairtrafficcontroltotrainedpilotsandmechanics,willchallengetheindustryoverthenexttwodecades.Understandingthemagnitudeoftraveldemandwellinadvanceenablestheindustrytoactinadvancetoprovidethecapacityrequirementstomeetthatdemand.Weareallapartofagrowthindustry,withuniquechallengesandopportunitiesoverthenexttwodecadesthatwillbeinterestingtowatch. Thedevelopmentofairtrafficcontroltechnologyisveryimportanttothedevelopmentofcivilaviationindustry.Airtransportindustryisoneofthemaincontributorstotheglobaleconomicprosperity,longtermsustainedtrafficgrowthcanpromotetechnologicaldevelopment. Basedontheachievementsof‘12thFive-YearPlan‘,during‘13thFive-YearPlan’,civilaviationairtrafficmanagementindustrywillbedrivenbyinnovationandmarkettraction,focusonATMinfrastructureconstruction,leanoperationmanagement,applicationofnewtechnologies,flightoperationcollaborativeenvironment,generalaviationservicesupportsystemandUAVATMresearchandetc.… Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation”willbeheldinthecityofBeijingonthecomingMarch20thto21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity&TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB),registeryourinterestorfeeltogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jan 29,2018
  • China Moves on Aero Engine Business

    NewsfromChinaisthatthestatehasformallycreatedtheAeroEngineCorpofChina.HeadquarteredinBeijing,the companyhasaregisteredcapitalof50billionyuan($7.5bn),and96,000employees. Thenewcompanywillconsistofthreecurrentfirmsbeingmerged. AVICAviationEngineCorp,SichuanChengfaAeroScienceandTechnologyCoLtdandAVICAeroEngineControlsCoLtdarethethreefirmsthatwilltogethercreatethetheAeroEngineCorp. TheWSJreportsChina’spresidentseesthisasastrategicmove. ThisisnosurprisesinceaerospaceisseenasanationalindustrialpriorityinChina. Chinahasstruggledwiththedevelopmentofaeroengines. ItmanagedtocopytheSU-27tocreateanindigenousfighter. ButChinacouldnoteffectivelycopytheengines. China’sbestfightersuseRussian-madeengines. Chinesecommercialaircraftallusewestern-madeengines. Theconsolidationmirrors,toanextent,whatRussiadidwithitsaerospacesector. Thereisanargumentinfavorofconsolidationbecauseofresourcelimits.Butthecounterargumentthatcompetitionspursinnovationismorecompelling. Abignationalchampiondoesnotensuresuccess. Chinahaslongbeenknowntofindcreativewaystoacquirewesterntechnologiesandattempttocopyit. Thisgoesbackasfarasthe1970’swithanattempttocopytheBoeing707. EventhentheChinesehadtouseP&Wengines. Today’sARJ-21isathinlyveiledcopyoftheDC-9anditrequireswesternengines. Somuchforthenegatives. Chinadoeshavethefinancialresourcesand,crucially,thepatiencetotry,failandtryagain. Theywilleventuallysucceed. ButaswehaveseenwiththeprogressfromtheARJ-21totheC919–thelearningcurveisverysteep.BythetimeChinadeliversthefirstC919itwillbeoutclassed.AstheARJ-21isnow. Westernfirmshavefoundthatnothingbeatscompetitiontodriveinnovation–especiallywithlimitedresources. Nationalchampionsmostlyturnouttobejobcreationmachinesratherthansourcesofwizardry. ThedevelopmentofChineseaeroengineindustryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation.3rdCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForumistheonlyannualaeroengineeventinChinafocusingontheR&Dtomanufacture,coveringthewholeindustrychaininChina.TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheR&Dphase.Registeryourinterestorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jan 30,2018
  • Expect Avionics Upgrades, New Technology in 2018

    WiththeFAA’schangetoallowlower-costmodernelectronicstobemoreeasilyusedincockpits,AINexpectsfurtherdevelopmentsfromthistrend,andmanynewupgradeopportunitiesforolderaircraft. Head-updisplays(HUDs),longexclusivetolargeraircraftbecauseoftheirweightandcomplexity,willfindnewmarketsinsmalleraircraft.ProductssuchasRockwellCollins’sHGS-3500compactHUDandthenewGarminGHD2100allowmidsizejetstocarrythisvaluablesafetyequipment.AndsmallairplanesmaysoonbeabletoaddaHUD,asMyGoFlightcompletesdevelopmentofitslow-costSkyDisplayHUD. AlongwithHUDdevelopmentsarenewtypesofsensorsthatwillenableviewingthroughmoistfog,somethingthatcurrentinfraredsensorscan’taccomplish.KerrAvionics,forexample,isdevelopingasystemthatpairsavideocameraontheaircrafttoanencodedLEDbeaconontheground.Othersareworkingonvariousadvancedsensorsthatwilleliminatethefogproblem,possiblyleadingtotruezero-zerolandingcapabilitywithoutthecomplexityofcurrentlyavailableautolandsystems. Ofcourse,nolookatthefutureofavionicswouldbecompletewithoutmentioningtherecentstridesmadeinairborneconnectivity.High-speedKa-bandbroadbandonnewInmarsatandViaSatsatellitesischangingthewaytravelersstayconnectedtotheInternet.Onthehorizonarenewair-to-groundtechnologiesthatwillofferlower-costaccesstohigh-speedInternetaccessinregionswherecompaniessuchasGogoandSmartSkyareaddingtoandbuildingnewnetworks.Iridium’snewNextsatelliteconstellationshouldgolivethisyear,offeringhigh-speedworldwidesatcomserviceswithlesslatency(delay)andcoveragethatincludespolarregions.Allofthesetechnologieswillenablenewproductsthatwillservepassengers,pilots,andevennot-so-futuristicpilotlessairborneplatforms. OnApril17-18th2018,the7thCivilAvionicsInternationalForumwillbeheldinShanghai,China,withanAirborneSoftwareandAirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum.Chinahasthebiggestgrowingaviationmarket.Wearegoingtodiscussthetrendiesttopicsofavionicsandshowyoutheneeds.Dobringyournewesttechnologiesandfindyouropportunitieshere.Inthistwodays’event,livepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved.Registeryourinterestorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 30,2018
  • First Low-Visibility Take-off with HUD in Chinese Civil Aviation

    OnthemorningofDecember29,FlightSC1181ofShandongAirlinessafelytookofffromJinanYaoqiangInternationalAirportwithHead-upDisplaySystem(HUD)undertheorangealertoffogwhentheotherflightswerealldelayedbytheheavyfog. Thevisibilityofcertainareareducedto50metersduetothethickfogthatday.WiththesupportofShandongAirTrafficManagementBureauandJinanYaoqiangInternationalAirport,ShandongAirlinesusedHUDtosafelytakeoffundervisibilityof150meters,whichisthefirsttake-offinChinesecivilaviationindustrythatoperatedunder150-meterRunwayVisualRange(RVR)aftertheJinan-basedcarrierrantrialtestsinBeijing,Jinan,Qingdao,Kunming,UrumqiandShijiazhuangAirports. HUDsystemisproducedbyRockwellCollins,AmericaandShandongAirlinesisthefirsttoadoptthesystem.Thesystemcanlowertake-offandlandingstandardsbyexplicitlevelingguide.TherewillbeasmallcircleonthescreenofHUDwhentheaircraftapproachestheairportandpilotsmerelyneedtoflyintothecircletorealizeexplicitinstrumentallanding. Basedontheachievementsof‘12thFive-YearPlan‘,during‘13thFive-YearPlan’,civilaviationairtrafficmanagementindustrywillbedrivenbyinnovationandmarkettraction,focusonATMinfrastructureconstruction,leanoperationmanagement,applicationofnewtechnologies,flightoperationcollaborativeenvironment,generalaviationservicesupportsystemandUAVATMresearchandetc.…Inthefaceofgrowingdemandforthedevelopmentofcivilaviationtransportationindustry,strengthentheinnovationofthecivilaviationindustrysystem,increasetheimportanceofATMsystem,toimproveandperfecttheATMtechnicalandequipmentfacilities,deepenthedomesticandinternationalATMtechnologyinformationexchange,maketheATMsystemareliableguaranteeforcivilaviationtransportationindustry,asthestrongsupportofeconomicdevelopment. Underthisbackground,ATMBofCAACandBeihangUniversitywilljointlyhostthe“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation”,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 15,2018
  • China Ready to Boost Funding in AVIC Avionics

    AviChinaIndustry&TechnologyCompanyLtd.ishopingtoraisefundsforAVICAvionics. “ThetotalamountofproceedsfromtheIssuanceofConvertible CorporateBondswillbe[2.4billionYuan],”AviChinasaidinadocument filedtotheHongKongstockexchangelastweek,“allofwhich,after deductingtheissuecost,areexpectedtobeusedinthe industrializationprojectsrelevanttotheelectronicbusinessofAVIC Avionicsandthesupplementationofitsworkingcapital.” Inthenextdecade,China'scivilaviationindustrywillcontinuetogrowrapidly,theSino-Russiawide-bodyaircraftprojectCR929hasattractedmuchattention.Underthisbackground,Theindustry-leadingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018(CAIF2018)whichistakingplaceinShanghaifromtheApril17th-18th,2018.Registeryourinterestorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 29,2018
  • China Completes Assembly of First CJ-1000AX Demonstrator Engine

    ThefirstCJ-1000AXdemonstratorenginefinishedassemblyinShanghaionDecember25,2017,markingtheestablishmentofthefirsttestplatformforChinesecivilhighbypassratioturbofanengineandlayingasolidfoundationfortheupcomingresearchanddevelopment. 1.95metersindiameterand3.29metersinlength,CJ-1000AXisdevelopedbyCommercialAircraftEngineCo.ltd.,affiliatedtoAeroEngineCorporationofChina.Consistingof35thousandparts,includingfan/compressor,coreengine,low-pressureturbine,accessorydrivecasingdeviceandsoon,theengine'scomplexstructureisdifficulttobuild.Thusthecompanyadopted"mainmanufacturer-supplier"mode,combiningwith24companiestofinishthetask. Goingthrough18months'toughworkandmakingbreakthroughinseveralkeytechnologies,like3Dprintedfuelnozzleofcombustionchamberandhorizontalassemblyoflarge-diameterandlong-axisunits,thetestmodelwasfinallycomplete. IntheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018,wheretheywillhavespeakersfromAECCCAEdeliveraspeechonthetopicofExploringtheEngineeringDevelopingProcessofCJ1000A,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.  Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 12,2018
  • International CNS and ATM Agreement Signed

    ICAOrecentlyconcludednewtechnicalinformationsharingagreementstohelpensuregreateralignmentbetweenitsglobalstandardsforinternationalaviationandtherelatedworkbeingpursuedbyRTCA,theEuropeanOrganizationforCivilAviationEquipment(EUROCAE),SAEInternational,andArinc. ThememorandumwassignedearlierthismonthduringtheUNaviationagency’sSecondGlobalAirNavigationIndustrySymposium(GANIS/2)inMontreal.ICAOsaidtheagreementservesto“establishnewpartnershipsinaidofmoreintegratedsectoralstandards”forcommunications,navigation,andsurveillance(CNS)systemsandairtrafficmanagement(ATM). “TheexchangeofinformationpermittedbythesenewagreementswillbeveryhelpfultoICAO’seffortstodevelopmatureandcomprehensivestandardsforinternationalcivilaviation,”saidICAOSecretaryGeneralDr.FangLiu.“Industrystandardsserveuniqueandoftencomplementaryrolesinsupportofglobalairnavigationobjectives.Theenhancedinteroperabilitytheseagreementshaveachievedwilldirectlysupportimprovedsectoralperformanceintermsofaviation’ssafety,sustainability,andefficiency.” OnMarch20th-21st2018,InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviationwillbeheldinBeijing,China.TofillthegapmissinginChinaonATMsystemsoperation,coretechnology,ATMequipment,systemstructureandstandards,weinviteasmanyorganisationsandcompaniesaspossibletojoininATMtodiscussabouttheissuesandlookforactionablesolutions.Theeventperformsinlivepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved.Plentyofopportunitiesarewaitingyoutofindout. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/atm2018/industry.html Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 29,2017
  • ACSS, L3, Thales Perform China's 'First' ADS-B In Jetliner Flight Demo

    Chinarecentlywitnessedthecountry’s“first”successfulADS-BInjetlinerflightdemonstrations,accordingtoAviationCommunication&SurveillanceSystems(ACSS).Thecompany,alongwithownersL3andThales,performedthedemonstrationsonthreeAirbusA321sonapproachtoShanghai’sHongqiaoInternationalAirport. ThesetestswereconductedincollaborationwiththeCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC), Shanghai-basedcommercialandcargocarrierJuneyaoAirlines,andAirbus.ACSSsaidtheairtrafficsituationalawarenessenhancedvisualseparationonapproachADS-BInapplicationwashostedonitsT3CASIntegratedSurveillanceSystem,integratedintothecockpitdisplays. “Theseimportantapplicationsplayanintegralroleineffectiveoperationsandcomplementcommunication,navigation,surveillance,airtrafficmanagementmodernizationandADS-BinitiativesinChinaandaroundtheworld,”saidTerryFlaishans,presidentofACSS. ACSSsaiditsT3CASsystemADS-BInapplicationsenhancesoperatorefficiency,aswellaspilotandairtrafficmanagementsituationalawarenessanddecision-makinginallphasesofflight.Thiscouldincludeflight-levelchangeperformanceinnon-radarairspace,suchasoceanicflights. OnApril17-18th2018,the7thCivilAvionicsInternationalForumwillbeheldinShanghai,China,withanAirborneSoftwareandAirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum.TodiscussthedemandoftheChinesemarketwithglobalcivilavionicsindustryleadersinthistwodays’event,livepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:www.galleon.cc/CAIF2018/index.html Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 29,2017
  • Jetliner Engine CJ1000A Passes Concept Design Appraisal

    ProgramoftheresearchanddevelopmentofJetliners'engineCJ1000ApassedtheconceptdesignappraisalorganizedbydepartmentslikeMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnology,CivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC),TheNationalDefenseTechnologyIndustryBureauandsoon. CJ1000AisthefirstChineseJetlinerEnginethatpossessescompletelyindependentintellectualpropertyright.SuitableforChineseFirstJetlinerC919,thehighbypassratioturbofanenginestrictlyfollowsthecivilaviationairworthinessstandardsanditsnoiseandemissionmeettherequirementofcurrentairworthinessrules.ThewholeperformanceaimstocompetewiththemostadvancedLeapEngineatpresent.Theprogramisdividedinto5phases,includingrequirementanalysisanddefinition,conceptdesign,preliminarydesign,detaildesignandtestandverification.Thesuccessinconceptdesignappraisalindicatesthatpassingthroughtechnicalidentificationstage,theprogramofChineseJetlinerpowerplantentersintoengineeringdevelopingstage. Whatfurtherrequirementsandneedsofthisprojectwoulditcomesoutbeinthefuture?Isthereanyopportunitiesforoutsidevendorstojointhisenormousprojectanddotheirgoodtotheprocess?TheanswerisdefinitelyforyoufindoutintheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018on15thto16thinMaynextyear,wherechiefofficersfromAECCCAEwillexplaintheirfutureplanonengineeringstageofthislong-lastingprojecttobringittoanewlevel. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. Contactusviathefollowingways: Ms.DannieWANG Phone:+862151559030 Email:marketing@galleon.cc

    Jan 12,2018
  • “Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum 2017”Successfully Held

    “CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017”(AEC2017)attractedover180delegatesfromgovernment,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.AEC2017hostednearly20domesticandinternationalspeakerswhodeliveredkeynotespeeches. Inrecentyears,Chinahasacceleratedthepaceofaeroenginedevelopment,fromtheinitialmodifiedimitationtoindependentdesignandmanufacturessomeaircraftengine.However,thedevelopmentofcommercialaircraftengineinChinaalsofacesmanynewdifficultiesandchallengessuchasapplicationofcomposites,3Dprintingtechnology,bliskmanufacturingtechnology,singlecrystaltechnology,healthmonitoringtechnology,multidisciplinarydesignoptimization,airworthinesscertificationandotherissuesstillexisttechnologicaldifficultyandsoon. Againstthisbackdrop,“CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017”heldonDecember5thinJiaxing.ItishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics;co-organizedbyAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd,ChinaAero-SpaceToolingAssociation,ShaanxiSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics;supportedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,Ltd,JiaxingMunicipalPeople'sGovernment,ChinaEasternAirlinesCo.,Ltd,BaosteelSpecialSteelCo.,Ltd,ShanghaiPudongNewDistrictTechnologyandEcnomicCommittee;organizedbyJiaxingXiuzhouNationalHi-techIndustrialDevelopmentZone,Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd Ontheconference,speakersshowedcuttingedgetopicssuchas“ProgressofChinaAeroEngineProjects”,“FutureProspectofGTFEngines”,“TheInfluenceandChangeof3DPrintingonAeroEngineDesignandManufacturing,MultidisciplinaryDesignOptimizationofAeroEngine”,“ConstructionofAeroEngineResearchandTestPlatform”etc. AEC2017 alsosetupexhibitionboothsandonetoonemeetingstopromotecommunicationandcooperationamongparticipants.Wearedelightedtosaythatthissummithasmadeadeepimpressionondelegatesbecausenotonlyithasgatheredgloballeadingenterprisesinmanufacturingindustry,butalsoithasinvolvedmanyvaluabletopics.Wewouldliketoexpressoursincerethankstotheorganizers,speakers,sponsors,cooperatedassociationsandmediapartnersofCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+86 0 215155.9030 Fax:+86 0 215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP, link:http://dwz.cn/2WzYc4

    Dec 14,2017
  • ACSS Collaborates To Demonstrate ADS-B In in China

    OnDec.7th,2017,ACSSannouncedthatin-flightADS-BInhassuccessfullydemonstratedinChina.ThreeAirbusA321susedtoperformwereconductedwiththeCivilAviationAdministrationofChina,JuneyaoAirlinesandAirbusinShanghaiHongqiaoInternationalAirport. TheairtrafficsituationalawarenessenhancedvisualseparationwithADS-BInapplicationwashostedonACSS’sT3CASintegratedsurveillancesystemandseamlesslyintegratedintothecockpitdisplays.ACSS’sT3CASisaline-replaceableunitthatcanhostanycombinationofTCAS,TAWSandmode-StransponderwithADS-BIn/Outcapability. “WearepleasedtocollaborateontheADS-BIndemonstrationtoenhancetheaviationsafetyandefficiencyinChina,”saidACSSpresident,TerryFlaishans.“Theseimportantapplicationsplayanintegralroleineffectiveoperationsandcomplementcommunication,navigation,surveillance,airtrafficmanagementmodernizationandADS-BinitiativesinChinaandaroundtheworld.” OnMarch20th-21st2018,InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviationwillbeheldinBeijing,China.TofillthegapmissingonATMsystemsoperation,coretechnology,ATMequipment,systemstructureandstandards,weinviteasmanyorganisationsandcompaniesaspossibletojoininATMtodiscussabouttheissuesandlookforactionablesolutions.Theeventperformsinlivepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 13,2017
  • Global Commercial Avionics Market to Reach $31.07B by 2024

    In2015,theglobalmarketforcommercialavionicssystemsismainlyoccupiedbytopfourcompaniesincludingThalesGroup,HoneywellAerospace,GarminLtd.andRockwellCollins,whocollectroughly77%ofthemarket,reportedbytransparentmarketresearchrecently.Togrowthecompetitiveinthenextfewyearasleadingcompanies,theywillfocusonthetechnologyinnovationtoadvancethesystems. ThereportshowsthattheglobalcommercialavionicssystemmarketrevenuewillgrowataCAGR3.5%since2016to2024,whichisworthofUSD25.34billionin2016andwillberisinguptoUSD31.07billion. Chinaisthebiggestandfastestgrowingavionicsmarketintheworld.In2014,theMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnologyestimated,theincrementofdomesticmainlineaircraftwouldreachover5%ofChinesemarketshareby2020.Theannualrevenueofthecivilaircraftindustrywouldexceed100billionYuan.Inthissituation,theavionicssystemwasexpectedtoreachavalueof20billionYuanby2020;thedemandingofavionicssystemwillbeover100billionYuaninthenextfollowing10years. OnApril17th-18th2018,the7thCivilAvionicsInternationalForumwillbeheldinShanghai,China,withanAirborneSoftwareandAirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum.TodiscussthedemandoftheChinesemarketwithglobalcivilavionicsindustryleadersinthistwodays’event,livepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://galleon.cc/conference.asp?id=77 Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 13,2017
  • IN RUSSIAN-CHINESE AIRCRAFT IT IS DECIDED TO ABANDON THE ENGINES FROM THE WEST

    TheRussian-Chinesewide-bodylong-haulaircraftCR929willbeequippedwithPD35engines. ThecreatorsoftheaircraftareafraidthatatthefinishoftheprogramtheWestern"partners"canrefusetosupplytheirengines,fearingcompetition. ThecivilengineofgreattractionisnowbeingdevelopedbydesignersandengineersoftheUnitedEngine-BuildingCorporation. Theendofworksonitscreationisplannedfortheendof2020. ThiswasannouncedbytheDirectorforInternationalCooperationandRegionalPolicyofRostechaViktorKladovduringtheDubaiAirShow2017. RecallthattheRussianFederationandthePeople'sRepublicofChinaarecreatingagasturbineengineforShFDMS. ChinaofferedtousetheengineofRolls-Royceinnewaircrafts,butacceptedRussia'sargumentsthatsuchanapproachcouldatthelastmomentdisruptplansbecauseoftheWest'srefusaltocooperate. TheheadoftheMinistryofIndustryandTrade,DenisManturov,substantiatedthispositionbythefactthatanalternativeisbeingdevelopedfortheairplanesthathavedividedtheworldmarket-AirbusandBoeing. ThecreatorsofthelatterwillnotbepleasedwiththeactionsofthePRCandRussiaandmaywanttointerfere. Therefore,acompletelyuniqueproductiscreated-theengineforthenewaircraft. Todate,thereisnoanaloguetothedevelopmentofeitherRussiaorChina. TheCR929isthemostambitiouscommercialaeroplanforthePRCafterthetake-offofC919,youwon’taffordtomissanylatestdevelopmentabouttheheartofitsbody-theengine,ofwhichtopicwouldbediscussedintheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,from15thto16thalongwiththeChinaInternationalAviationServiceTradeFair2018. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 13,2017
  • Pryor Marking Technology Co., Ltd. Attended “Commercial Aero Engine Shanghai International Forum 2017"

    “CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017"was heldonDecember5th -6th inJiaxing.It'shostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics;Co-organizedbyAECCCommercialAircraft EngineCo.,Ltd.PryorMarkingTechnologyCo.,Ltd.attendedtheforum.Ontheforum,thePRYORlasermarkingsystem,industrialpointarraymarkingsystem,portablelatticemarkingmachine,rockerarmautomaticmarkingequipmentandcustomsix-axismarkingsystem.   PryorMarkingTechnologyPryorMarkingTechnologyPryorMarkingTechnology

    Dec 25,2017
  • Aircraft Hydraulic System Market: Global Industry Trend Analysis 2012 to 2017 and Forecast 2017 - 2025

    GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:Introduction FactorssuchasriseinglobalairtravelandsurgeinnewaircraftdeliveriesincountriessuchasChina,Mexico,BrazilandIndiaareestimatedtobethekeygrowthdriversintheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.    Hydraulicsystemshaveexperiencedamajortransformationintermsofweight(theyhavebecomelighterovertheyears),simplificationofinspection,easeofinstallationandmaintenancerequirements(latesthydraulicsystemsdemandminimummaintenance).Hydraulicsystemsarenotnewtotheaircraftmarket.Inthepast,aircraftshaveusedhydraulicbrakesystems.Astheaircraftindustryisevolving,manufacturersarecomingupwithnewersystems.Hydraulicpowersystemsweredevelopedtomeettherequirementsofthemodern-dayaircraftindustry.   Aircrafthydraulicsystemsenhancetheefficiencyofanaircraft’scomponents.Aircrafthydraulicsystemsfacilitateeasyoperationofflaps,landinggear,brakesandflightcontrolsurfacesinaircrafts.Thecomplexityofaircrafthydraulicsystemsdependsonthesizeoftheaircraft.Forinstance,smallersizeaircraftsneedhydraulicfluidonlyforwheelbrakes.Largersizecommercialaircrafts,ontheotherhand,requirehydraulicsystemsthatarecomplexandlargeinsize.Toachievetheessentialconsistency,anaircrafthydraulicsystemmayconsistofseveralsubsystems.Eachsubsystemincludeactuators&filters,reservoir,pump,vane&spurgear,hydraulicfluid,pressureregulator,accumulator,valvesandothers(connectors).   Aircrafthydraulicsystemshavemanyadvantagessuchaslowercoolingcost,highreliability,loadhandlingcapacityandhighpowertoweightratio.Suchbeneficialparametersareestimatedtospurtheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketovertheforecastperiod.   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:Dynamics Drivers: Riseinglobalairtravelandsurgeinnewaircraftdeliveriesaretheprimaryfactorsdrivingthegrowthoftheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.ThedemandfornewaircraftsfromcountriessuchasChina,Mexico,BrazilandIndiaisincreasingandthisisexpectedtoaffecttheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemsmarketinapositiveway.   Furthermore,attractiveinvestmentsinresearch&developmentofaircrafthydraulicsystemsbydevelopednationstoinvestigatethescopeofreliability,loadhandlingcapacityandhighpowertoweightratiowillworkinfavouroftheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.   Restraints: However,fluctuationsintheaviationindustrymayactasagrowthrestraintintheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.Additionally,globaleconomicuncertaintymayalsohamperthegrowthofglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.   Moreover,factorssuchashighmaintenancecostandhighsystemweightresultinincreasedusageofelectricsystemswhichisestimatedtoactasagrowthrestraintfortheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:Segmentation TheGlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketissegmentedonthebasisoftypeasfollows:ClosedCenterHydraulicSystemandOpenCenterHydraulicSystem   TheGlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketissegmentedonthebasisofcomponentasfollows:Actuators&Filters,Reservoir,Pump,Vane&SpurGear,HydraulicFluid,PressureRegulator,Accumulator,Valves,andOthers(connectors)   TheGlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketissegmentedonthebasisofend-useasfollows:CommercialAviation,BusinessAviation,MilitaryAviationandOthers   TheGlobalAircraftFiltermarketissegmentedonthebasisofplatforminto:Fixed-WingPlatformandRotaryWingPlatform   TheGlobalAircraftFilterMarketissegmentedonthebasisofaircrafttypeinto:LargeWidebody,MediumWidebody,SmallWidebody,SingleAisleandRegionalJets   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:RegionalOutlook Geographically,Japanisestimatedtobealucrativemarketforaircrafthydraulicsystemsovertheforecastperiod.InNorthAmericaaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket,theU.S.aircrafthydraulicsystemmanufacturersarewitnessinghugeopportunitiesinthemarketasthedomesticaircraftindustryisundertakinginternationalprojectstodevelopsmalljetsandtransport&patrolaircraftsfordefence.   Asia-Pacificaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketisestimatedtoaccountforadominantmarketshareoftheglobalmarketovertheforecastperiodowingtoeconomicgrowth,newstructuralactivitiesandhighdemandfornewaircrafts.Europeaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketisestimatedtoregisterstablegrowthduringthestartoftheforecastperiodandregisterstronggrowthbetween2022and2027owingtosignificanteconomicrecovery.LatinAmericaandMiddleEast&Africaareestimatedtoregisterrapidgrowthovertheforecastperiod.   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarketPlayers: Examplesofsomeofthemarketparticipantsintheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketidentifiedacrossthevaluechaininclude: · Seniorplc. · PARKERHANNIFINCORP · EatonCorporationPLC · TRIUMPHGROUP,INC. · UnitedTechnologiesCorporation · ArkwinIndustriesInc. · BeaverAerospace&Defense,Inc. · MoogInc. · GeneralAerospaceGmbH · SafranS.A.  Theresearchreportpresentsacomprehensiveassessmentofthemarketandcontainsthoughtfulinsights,facts,historicaldata,andstatisticallysupportedandindustry-validatedmarketdata.Italsocontainsprojectionsusingasuitablesetofassumptionsandmethodologies.Theresearchreportprovidesanalysisandinformationaccordingtomarketsegmentssuchasgeographies,application,andindustry. Sinceyearof2012,eachApril,morethan400+avionicsexpertsfromworldwidegatheredinShanghaitobenefitfrompresentationsanddiscussionsfromover30internationalindustryexpertspeakers. TheCAIFseriesactivitieswasleadingdiscussionsontheChinadomesticaircraftavionicsprojectwithupdates,futurechallengesanddemands. CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018,anindustryleadingactivityinAPAC,whichwillbeheldinShanghaionApril17th –18th,2018,planningyourtriptoenjoytheEarlyBirddiscountandregister yourinterestformoredetails. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+86 0 215155.9030

    Nov 27,2017
  • Top 10 High Growth Composite Material Market: Aerospace & Defense is Fastest Growing Application Segment

    Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerials marketisprojectedtogrowataCAGRof7.04%duringforecastperiod   Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketisprojectedtoreachUSD69.50billionin2015toUSD105.26billionby2021,ataCAGRof7.04%between2016and2021.   Themajorfactorexpectedtoboostthegrowthofthemarketishighdemandfortop10compositematerialsfromthetheaerospace&defense,wind,andtransportationapplications.Theaerospace&defenseapplicationledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarket Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerials. Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerialsinthenextfiveyears.   "Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketisprojectedtogrowataCAGRof7.04%duringforecastperiod" Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketisprojectedtoreachUSD69.50billionin2015toUSD105.26billionby2021,ataCAGRof7.04%between2016and2021.Themajorfactorexpectedtoboostthegrowthofthemarketishighdemandfortop10compositematerialsfromthetheaerospace&defense,wind,andtransportationapplications.However,thehighcostofmanufacturingandrawmaterialsandrecyclabilityissueassociatedwithcompositesmayrestrainthegrowthofthemarket. "Theaerospace&defenseapplicationledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarket" Theaerospace&defenseapplicationledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarket,byvalue.Compositeaerospacestructuresarerequiredtosurviveextremeoperatingconditions,suchashighstress,shock,andimpactloads.Theserequirementsofcomplexaerospacestructuresarefulfilledbycomposites.Thereisanincreaseinthedemandfortop10compositematerials,duetothedevelopmentofnewaircraft,includingAirbusA350XWBandA320neoandBoeing787and737MAX. "Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerials." Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerialsinthenextfiveyears.Themarketintheregionisexpectedtobedrivenbyincreasingconsumptionoftop10compositematerialsinvariousapplications,suchaswindenergy,construction,electrical&electronics,andtransportation.Chinaledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketinAsia-Pacific.ThewindenergyindustryinChinawitnessedthehighestnumberofwindenergyinstallationsin2015;itadded30.8GWofnewcapacity.Windenergybeingoneofthemajorapplicationsofcomposites,andisanticipatedtodrivethemarketinthecountry. Thisstudyhasbeenvalidatedthroughprimariesconductedwithvariousindustryexperts,globally. Theseprimarysourceshavebeendividedintofollowingthreecategories: •Bycompanytype-Tier1-70%,Tier2-25%,andTier3-5% •Bydesignation-CLevel-31%,DirectorLevel-46%,andOthers-23% •Byregion-NorthAmerica-65%,Europe-24%,Asia-Pacific-9%,andRoW-2% Thereportprovidescomprehensiveanalysisofcompanyprofileslistedbelow: •HexcelCorporation(U.S.) •HexionInc.(U.S.) •GeneralElectricCompany(U.S.) •Rolls-Royce(U.K.) •RenegadeMaterialsCorporation(U.S.) •StrongwellCorporation(U.S.) •ExelComposites(Finland) •TorayIndustriesInc.(Japan) •TeijinLimited(Japan) •DAIBGroup(Sweden) •CelaneseCorporation(U.S.) •PolyOne(U.S.) •IDIComposites(U.S.) •SolvayGroup(CytecIndustries,Inc.(Belgium) •UPMBiocomposites(Finland) •WeyerhaeuserCompany(U.S.) •CitadelPlasticsHoldingsInc.(U.S.) •HuntsmanCorporation(U.S.)   The“5th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit”willbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th -December1st,2017.Morethan100+professionalattendeesfromaircraftOEMs,aero-engineOEMs,aeronauticalmaterialR&Dinstituteanduniversitieswillparticipateinthissummit,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/CAMPS2017/index.html Phone:+860215155.9030  

    Nov 27,2017
  • Honeywell bets big on growth in China

    IndustrialconglomerateHoneywellsaidonFridaythatChinaiscurrentlythesinglelargestcontributortoitsglobalgrowthanditwascommittedtoexpandingbusinessinthecountry.   TheUSfirm'sover$2.4billionbusinessinChinahasbeenclockingdouble-digitgrowthratesthisyearandaccountedforover20percentofitsannualgrowth,accordingtoShaneTedjarati,presidentofHoneywellGlobalHighGrowthRegions.   Tedjarati,whowaspartofUSPresidentDonaldTrump'sbusinessdelegationtoChina,saidthecompanywasalsoconfidentthatthedeepeningbilateraltradecooperationbetweenChinaandtheUSwouldbebeneficialforbothcountries.   Honeywell'shigh-growthregionsconsistentlydrivemorethan70percentofthecompany'sgrowthandChinahasthebiggestchunkofthat,hesaid,addingthatChinaisalreadythecompany'ssecondlargestmarketsince2013andhasbeenitsfocusformorethanadecade.   HoneywellsignedtwoagreementswithChinesecompaniesOrientalEnergyandSpringAirlinesinBeijingduringUSPresidentDonaldTrump'sstatevisittoChinathisweek.   China'sSpringAirlinesselectedHoneywell'ssuiteofadvancedcockpittechnologiesandindustry-leadingauxiliarypowerunitsforitsfuturefleetofAirbusA320neoaircraft,whileHoneywellUOP,astrategicbusinessunitofHoneywell'sperformancematerialsandtechnologiesdivision,hasalsosignedamemorandumofunderstandingwithOrientalEnergyontheadoptionofUOP'sC3OleflexunitsinOrientalEnergy'sfivenewpropanedehydrogenation(PDH)projectstohelpconvertpropaneintopropylene.   Tedjaratisaidtheagreements,anothersignificantmilestoneintherelationshipthatHoneywellhashadwithChinasincefirstestablishingitselfherein1935,willadvancecooperationinChina'soilandgasandaviationindustries.   "ThedealsinenergyduringTrump'svisitaremostlylong-termones,whichwillcreatejobs,easethetradedeficitandboostbilateraleconomiccooperationtoanewlevel,"saidHanXiaoping,chiefinformationofficerofChinaEnergyNetConsulting.   "WearecommittedtobeingtheChinesecompetitor,andtoprovidingworldclassproductsandsolutionstotheChinesemarketplace,"saidTedjarati.   TheChineseaerospacemarkethasbeenaindustryfocusforalongtime,especiallywhenthefirstdomesticcommercialaircrsfttookoffinthisMay,hundredsofprojectstobackupthedevelopmentofChinacommercialaircausehavebeenestablished.Suchhugemarketiswaitingtobefedup.Inthiscase, CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017 iscoming soonwhichwillbeheld from5th to6th December.Bythattme,thepractionersfromtheentiremanufacture chainofchinaaeroengineandOEMwilldiscussthefutureofChinaAerospaceindustrytrendsandreleasethethesignofpotentialnewmarket.   【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/AEC2017/ Phone:+860215155.9030  

    Nov 27,2017
  • Huazheng New Material Group to invest CNY 50 million in a composite materials project

    Thecompanyplanstouselongfiberreinforcedthermoplasticcompositematerials(LFT-D)mixingandmoldingtechnologytoproduceLFDT-Dthermoplasticcompositematerialsrelatedproducts. Theannouncementsaidthatthesuccessfulimplementationoftheprojectisexpectedtocreateanewprofitgrowthpointtoincreasethecompany'sprofitability,enhancethecompany'scorecompetitivenessanditsabilitytocontrolrisk,andtoachievesustainableandstabledevelopment. HuazhengNewMaterialismainlyengagedinproductsdesign,researchanddevelopment,productionandsalesofCopperCladLaminate(CCL),insulatingmaterialsandthermoplastichoneycombpanelsandothercompositematerials.Inthefirstthreequartersofthisyear,thecompanyrealizedrevenuesofCNY1,109millionyuan(US$167.3million),up33.5%comparedtothesameperiodof2016,andachievednetincomeofCNY70million(US$10.5million),up3.25%.ThemainreasonwhythenetprofitincreaseissignificantlylowerthantherevenuegrowthisthattheCCLsalescosthasincreased,inacontextofinsufficientsupplyofCCLupstreamrawmaterials. Thecompany'sperformanceisexpectedtofurtherimproveinthefuture,theannouncementcontinues,assertingthatLFT-Dthermoplasticcompositeshaveagoodprospect. “LFT-Drankamongthefastestgrowingmaterialsinthecompositeindustrytoday,andhavemanyuniqueadvantages,suchashightoughness,goodimpactresistance,stableprepreg,nostoragetimelimit,shortmanufacturingcycle,goodchemicalresistance,lowmoistureabsorptionrate,repeatableprocessing,etc.Thermoplasticcompositesarenotonlythekeymaterialsinhigh-technologiesandcutting-edgetechnologies,butalsoimportantmaterialsinthefieldsofautomobile,electricappliances,newenergies,newbuildingmaterialsetc.” Compositematerialsarewidelyusedinaviationmanufacturingindustry,the“5thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit”whichwillbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th-December1st,focusontheadvancedaeronauticalmaterialslatestR&DtrendsanddemandsinChinamarket.Morethan100+professionalattendeesfromairlinescompanies,aircraftOEMs,aeroengineOEMs,aeronauticalmaterialssuppliersanduniversitieswillparticipateinthissummit,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/CAMPS2017/index.html Phone:+860215155.9030

    Nov 15,2017
  • Airbus Shifts into High Gear To Meet A320neo Delivery Target

    Airbus’sA320programleadershipexpectsabusyNovemberandDecember,asthecompanyattemptstoapproachitsoriginaltargetof200A320neodeliveriesbytheendoftheyear.SpeakingTuesdayduringthecompany’sthird-quarterearningscallwithinvestmentanalysts,AirbusCFOHaraldWilhelmexpressedsomereservationsaboutthecompany’sabilitytomeetlastyear’sguidanceof720airplanesintotalfor2017,duemainlytotheenginedeliveryshortfallsfromPratt&WhitneyfortheA320neo.Rather,itnowappearslikelyitwilldeliverslightlymorethan700units,includingthe31A320neositshippedduringthethirdquarter. WilhelmdeclinedtospecifyhowmanyA320neosthecompanydeliveredinOctober,butitstotalof89forthefirstninemonthsoftheyearsuggestsitwouldneedtoship111duringthefourthquartertomeetitsneodeliverygoal.TheCFOalsorevealedthattheA320neo’sengineproblemsextendtothetype’salternativeCFMLeap-1As,someofwhichCFMInternationalshippedassparestoairlinesexperiencingendurancedeficienciesrelatedtopeelingofceramicmatrixcompositecoatingsontheirshrouds. However,theCFMdiversionshaven’treachednearlytheproportionsofthoseofthePrattPW1100Gs,finalfixestowhichtheenginecompanyplanstotestoverthenexttwomonthsandapplyearlynextyear,saidWilhelm. “Wecanconfirmthatthesolutionstoovercomethesetechnicalissueshavebeendefinedandwillbetested,”saidWilhelm.“AsI’vesaidbeforetheyshouldcomeonlineinaircraftintheQ1.” WilhelmaddedthatAirbusexpectsA320neostoaccountforatleast50percentofallA320-familydeliveriesnextyear. “IntermsofthenumberofenginesweneedtohavefromPrattaswellasfromCFM,Ithinkthatisveryclear,”saidWilhelm.“Buttheteststhatneedtobedoneintheremainderoftheyear,in’17andinto’18,stillneedtoconfirmtheplan.Rememberwhatwehavebeendoingin2017.Probablywecouldhavepushedformoreenginestous,i.e.tofitonwinganddelivertheaircraft,butitdoesn’thelp. Ifthecustomerisn’thappywithit...Sothat’stheremaininguncertaintythatweneedtogothrough,butIwouldexpectfromtoday’spointofviewfromthebeginningof’18wereallyseethatclaritycomingthrough.” CFMInternationalisthevendorofCOMACC919aircraftengines,thedirectorofC919/LEAP-1CProgramJohnLiuwillattendtheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017anddeliveraspeechonthetopicofLeap-1CIntegratedPropulsionSystemDevelopmentandIntegrationwithC919Aircraft,tosharetheexperienceincooperatingwithComac.TheforumwillalsofocusonthefrontiertopicsinvolvingthedevelopmentofthedevelopmentofSino-Russianwidebodyaeroengine,thelatestprojectinformationChongqingSkyrizonaero-engineCo,.Ltd.Formorehotindustrialtopicsclickhere. 【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/AEC2017/ Phone:+860215155.9030

    Nov 15,2017
  • 2017 Civil Helicopter Industry International Forum was successfully held in Nanjing

    CHIIF2017attractedover140delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CHIIF2017hostednearly30homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredstateoftheartkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion. Accordingtotheforecasts,3,900to4,400civilian-usehelicopterswillbedeliveredfrom2017to2021.Whenconsideringanewpurchase,operators’resultsmirroredthosefromlastyear,withmakeandmodelchoicesfortheirnewaircraftmoststronglyinfluencedbyrange,cabinsize,performance,technologyupgradesandbrandexperience. Helicopterfleetutilizationinthepast12monthsgenerallyincreasedcomparedwithlastyear.Overthenext12months,usageratesareexpectedtoimprovesignificantlyinNorthAmericaandLatinAmerica,butatareducedrateinEurope. Attheendof2016,therewere3924helicoptersforcivilianuseinAPAC,Chinaadded85helicoptersin2016,achieving21%marketgrowth.Chinaisstilltheregion'sstrongestgrowthinthepastfewyears. HostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,organizedbyAVICChangheAircraftIndustry(Group)CorporationLtd,AVICJinchengNanjingEngineeringInstituteofAircraftSystem,AVICLuoyangElectro-opticalEquipmentInstitute,AVICShaanxiAeroElectricCo.,Ltd.Co-organizedbyRotorcraftProfessionalCommitteeofCSAA,JiangsuSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017hasbeenheldonNovember8th-9th,2017inNanjing,China.CHIIF2017attractedover140delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CHIIF2017hostednearly30homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredstateoftheartkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion.Theseexpertspeakersshowedcuttingedgetopicssuchas,“DomesticR&DcapabilityofHelicopters,NewOpportunitiesandChallengesfortheDevelopmentofCivilHelicopters,AdvancedCivilHelicopterAvionicsSystem,etc... CHIIF2017alsofeaturedonetoonemeetingandexhibitioninordertotryitsbesttomakedelegatesinformative.Wearedelightedtoexpressthatthisyear’ssummithasdeeperimpressionnotonlybecauseithasgatheredalmostgloballeadingenterprisesincivilhelicopterindustrybutalsoithasdiscussedvaluabletopics.WewouldliketothankCHIIF2017’shosts,sponsors,associationandmediapartners. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/Helicopter2017/index.html Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP,link:http://dwz.cn/2WzYc4

    Nov 10,2017
  • Airbus Helicopters predicts doubling of global fleet by 2036

    Marketgrowthwilldrivearequirementfornearly22,000newcivilandparapublichelicoptersgloballyoverthenexttwodecades,almostdoublingthecurrentfleet,anewstudypredicts.   AirbusHelicopters,inits20-YearMarketForecast–similartotheGlobalMarketForecastsproducedbyitsfixed-wingsibling–saysatotalof21,822newcommercialrotorcraftworth125billion($147billion)willbeacquired.   Emergingeconomiesrepresentthelargestsliceofdemand,at80%,whereasmatureregions,notablyNorthAmericaandEurope,willtake65%ofthoserotorcraftrequiredasreplacements.   Lightsingle-andtwin-enginedhelicopterswilldominate,accountingfor16,234combinedsales,or74%ofthetotal.   However,thelarger,moreexpensivemedium,super-mediumandheavy-twinplatformswillrepresentacombined51%oftheordervalue,itforecasts.   Thelargestmarketsegmentintermsofdeliveriesandvaluewillbecommercial–whichincludesutilityandtransportmissions–accountingforrepresentativefiguresof39%and31%.   Attheotherendofthescale,theweakestperformerwillbetheenergysector,representingjust8%ofdeliveriesand14%byvalue.   Underpinningtheforecast'smodellingisanincreaseintheuseofunmannedairvehicles,notablyforaerialfilmingandsomelawenforcementmissions.   "Inthelongrun,after2030,itisunlikelythatwewillsellhelicoptersforthisapplication[TVwork],"saysDavidPrevor,headofmarketingatAirbusHelicopters.   "Butatthemomentwedon'tknowwhenaUAVwillcomethatcantransportfivepassengers." Henotesthatoftheforecastsalesof10,949light-singles,anumberwillhaveoptionallypilotedcapability.   Surprisingly,giventhemanufacturer'scommitmenttoitsRacerprogramme,onesegmentnotincludedwithintheforecastishigh-speedhelicopters,duetouncertaindemand.   Inaddition,AirbusHelicopterspredictsthat2017willmarkareturntogrowthforcivilhelicoptersales,withthemarkethavingfallenbyabout30%overthepastfiveyears.   First-halffiguresfromallthemanufacturersshowgrowthofabout3%.   “CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbeheldinNanjingCityonNovember8th –9th,focusonChina'srapidgrowthanddevelopmentofthegeneralaviationmarket,AirbusHelicopters,LeonardoCompany,BellHelicopters,AVICOPTERwillparticipateintheforum,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Web:http://www.galleon.cc/Helicopter2017/index.html Phone:+86 0 215155.9030 Fax:+86 0 215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP,link: http://aero4.galleon.cc/Pop/jsp/galleondownload.htm  

    Nov 1,2017
  • Carbon Fiber Resin: Aerospace & defense and automotive applications to be the major drivers to 2021

    "Increasingdemandforcarbonfibercompositeinend-useindustriesisdrivingthecarbonfiberresinmarket" Thecarbonfiberresinmarketisestimatedtogrowfrom USD292.7million in2016 toUSD532.7millionby2021,atacompoundannualgrowthrate(CAGR)of12.7%from2016to2021.Thegrowthofcarbonfiberresinislargelyassociatedwiththeincreasingdemandforlightweightandstrongcompositematerials,whichareusedinvariousend-useindustriessuchasaerospace&defense,windenergy,automotive,sportinggoods,andmarine,amongotherindustries.Compositecomponentsthataremanufacturedusingcarbonfibersareextremelylightweightandhavehighstrengthandstiffness.   "Aerospace&defenseandautomotiveapplicationstodrivethecarbonfiberresinmarketduringtheforecastperiod" CompositesarebecomingacorestrategicmaterialforautomotiveOEMsforstructuralandnon-structuralcomponents.Theaerospace&defenseapplicationis expectedtocontributethelargestmarketshare duringtheforecastperiod.Materialsmadefromcarbonfiberresinpossesspropertiessuchashighstrength,chemicalresistance,corrosionresistance,andhighviscosity,whichmakethemanidealmaterialtobeusedinaerospaceexteriorandinteriorparts.Moreover,withtheintroductionofCorporateAverageFuelEconomy(CAFE)requirementintheU.S.,whichaimsatthereductionofemissionsfromtheautomobiles,hashelpedinincreasingthedemandforlightweightcarbonfiber-basedcompositematerials.Thehighdemandforlightweightcompositematerialsisexpectedtoultimatelypropelthegrowthofthecarbonfiberresinmarket.   The“AircraftInteriorsSummit2017”whichwillbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th–December1st,focusonthelatestaeronauticalinteriormaterialsR&Ddevelopmenttrendsandapplication,morethan100professionalattendeesfromAirlines,AircraftOEMs,ODMs,InteriorMaterialSuppliers,UniversitiesandMROCompanieswillparticipateinthissummit.Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.   【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Web:http://www.galleon.cc/admin/index.asp Phone:+86 0 215155.9030 Fax:+86 0 215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP,link: http://aero4.galleon.cc/Pop/jsp/galleondownload.htm    

    Oct 31,2017
  • Chinese enterprise makes core component of aircraft engines

    ChengduAerospaceSuperalloyTechnologyCo(CAST),alistedminingcompany,madeagreatbreakthroughinproducingasingle-crystalblade,themostimportantpartofanaviationengine,nationalbusinesschannelCCTV2reportedonMonday. Designedtoworkatthehighesttemperatures,underthemostcomplicatedpressurelevelsandexposedtothemostadverseenvironmentintheengine,thesingle-crystalbladeswereproducedbyCASTtoahighstandardandusedcustomizedcastingtechniques. Thesingle-crystalbladesdirectlydeterminetheperformanceofanaviationengine. "Specificationsoftheturbofanenginehavereachedanadvancedinternationallevel.Allcomponentshaveindependentintellectualpropertyrightsforbothdesignandproduction,especiallythemostdifficultpart-thesingle-crystalturbinebladesinsidetheengine,"XuGang,amemberoftheaircraftengineR&DteamanddeanoftheLaboratoryofLight-dutyGas-turbinesintheInstituteofEngineeringThermophysicsoftheChineseAcademyofSciences,wasquotedassayinginthereport. Inthecoreofathrustengine,thecomponentconsistsof60singleblades.Eachbladeoutputspowerthatisequivalenttoasportutilityvehiclecarwitha2.0literengineandthetemperatureismorethan1,720C. Toavoidmelting,thematerialsforsingle-bladeproductionincludeararemetalcalledrhenium. Tomaintainitsdominantpositionintheaviationindustry,theUSandsomeotherWesterncountrieshaveblockedChinafrombothmaterialandtechnicaldetailsforyears,accordingtothereport. CASTisabletopurifyrheniumforthebladeproductinacustomizedfurnacenow,itsaid. Thesingle-crystalbladesdirectlydeterminetheperformanceofanaviationengine.SothistopicwillbediscussedintheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017on5thto6thDecemberinJiaxing,China.Intheconference,expertsfromChongqingSkyrizonwilldeliveraspeechinvolvingtheprocessingofthesingle-crystalblades.AEC2017willsharethelatestinformationofaeroenginemarkettoexploretheopportunitiesincooperationinChinaaeroenginemarket. 【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/AEC2017/ Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP,link:http://aero4.galleon.cc/Pop/jsp/galleondownload.htm

    Oct 31,2017
  • Sino-Russian Widebody Engine Under Discussion

    RussiaandChinaareintalkstodeepentheircooperationinthedevelopmentofcommercialaircraftenginesandtheiraftermarketsupportpackages.   UntilrecentlyChinatendedtobuyinorlicenseRussianpowerplants,buttheonusisnowshiftingtojointdevelopment,saysVictorKladov,directorofinternationalcooperationforRostec,astateumbrellaorganizationtaskedwithadvancingRussiantechnologybusinesses.   AspartoftheAviationExpoChina2017inBeijing,Russia’sUnitedEngineBuilding(UEB)isholdingtalkswithAviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC),theChinaNationalAero-TechnologyImport&ExportCorporation(CATIC),theAero-EngineCorporationofChina(AECC)andtheCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC).   OneofthekeyprojectsunderdiscussionisproductionofanengineforaprospectiveChinese-Russianwidebody,a250-300-seataircraftdubbedtheC929.   CentraltodevelopmentislikelytobeRussia’sUEBandChina’sAECC,theenginedeveloperthatwas formedearlylastyearasanamalgamationofabout93,000employeesfromsmallercompanies. China’stwomainstateaerospacecompanies,AVICandCOMAC,arebothshareholdersinAECC,which,atlaunch,wastobecapitalisedwith$7.5bn.   “Thenegotiationswillbecentredoncooperationinthedesignandmanufactureofprospectivecivilianengines,theirmaintenanceserviceandrepairs,”saidRostecinastatement.   UEBsaysitisdevelopinga‘PD-35’enginefamilyforprospectivewidebodyaircraft.Thedesignissaidtoincorporateadvancedmaterialsforweightsavings,lighterhot-sectioncomponentsandalow-emissioncombustionchamber.   RussianmediareportsthatthePD-35maybuildonthecoredevelopedforthePD-14enginesettopowertheMS-21narrow-bodyaircraftthatiscurrentlyintesting.ThePD-14wasdesignedtooffer15%betterfuelefficiencythancurrent-generationnarrow-bodyengines.   Thedeepeningcooperationbetween Russia’sUEBandChina’sAECCinaeroengineareaspeedsupthepaceofbusinesstechnologyresearchofAECCCAE .Inordertoacceleratetheprocessofdomesticcommercialaircraftengine, andsharethelatestinformationofthecurrentCJ1000aeroengineproject, theAECCCAEisgoingtoco-organizetheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017 on5thto6thDecemberinJaxing Chinathisyear,AEC2017willnotonlyfocusonACAE'sownprojects,alsofocusoninternationalcooperationinChinaaeroenginemarket. Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Oct 12,2017
  • From Biofuels to 3-D Printing, Aviation Is Going Green

    Theaviationindustryisrapidlyexpanding,particularlywithintheMiddleEastandAsiaPacific.Infact,ChinaaloneisprojectedtoovertaketheU.S.astheworld’sleadingaerospacemarketby2024.Inaddition,theriseoflow-costairlinefaresandbudgetflyersmeanthatairtravelwillsoonbeaccessibletomuchoftheworld’spopulation,withtheInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA)predictingthatallairtravelwilldoubleoverthenext20years.   Thesegrowingmarketsarealreadysettocauseissuesfortheindustry,primarilyintheformofawide-scalemaintenance,repairandoperations(MRO)personnelshortage(althoughtheinclusionofnewtechnologieswouldaddressthis).Itisnosurprisethenthatairlines,aircraftmanufacturersandthosewithinthesupplychainareseekingwaystooffsettheenvironmentalimpactoftheserapidflightincreases.   “GreenAviation”Defined Greenaviationisanumbrellatermaimedatencompassingenvironmentalimprovementstothefieldofaerospace.Theseincludereductionsinemissionsandnoise,improvementstofuelefficiencyandtheintroductionoftechnologiesforimprovedefficiency.Thistermincludesallareasofaviation,fromairlinestoaircraftmanufacturerstotheaerospacesupplychain.Thepursuitofgreenaviationhasrisenasaresultofincreasedknowledgesurroundingtheeffectsoftheindustryontheenvironmentandsociety’sunderstandingofglobalwarmingasawhole.   InnovationsinFlight Lastyear,theSolarImpulse2becamethefirstmannedsolarplanetocircletheearthsuccessfully.Thee-Genius,anexperimentalplanedevelopedbytheInstituteofAircraftDesignatthe UniversityofStuttgart,isanall-electricmannedplanethatcanflyupto249milesontheengine’s56kWhsinglecharge.Whiletheseprototypesareseveralyearsawayfromcommercialflight,mainstreammanufacturersarealsopursuingimmediateimprovements.   Initiallylaunchedin2011,Boeing’secoDemonstratorwascreatedwiththepurposeofimprovingfuelefficiencythroughlightweightwingandwiretechnologyandanti-icingcapabilities.   TheE170,thelatestinstallmentdevelopedalongsideEmbraer,featuresicephobicpaintmeanttodecreasedirtandbugresidueandispoweredusingabiofuelblendcomprisedof10%biokeroseneand90%fossilkerosene.   Evenfurther,BoeinghascreatedtheecoDemonstratortobehighlyrecyclableuponaircraftdismantling,ensuringlessoftheplaneendsupinwasteyards.Asmanufacturershavebeguntopursuemoreeco-friendlyplanes,airlineshavebeguntotaketheirownstepstowardgreenerflights.   AirlinersAreCommitted In2011,ASTMInternationalapprovedbiofuelscomprisedofnaturaloilsforuseincommercialaviation.Sincethen,HoneywellhasintroduceditsownGreenJetFuel aimedatcuttinggreenhouseemissionsby56to85%whencomparedtotraditionaljetfuels.   Thisgreenerfuelalternativehasbeenshowntoimproveflightmileageperformanceanddoesnotrequirechangestoaircraftforuse.   UnitedAirlineshassincecommittedtopoweringflightsfromSanFranciscotoLosAngeleswiththeimprovedfuel.LanzaTechhasbeenworkingwithBoeingtotesttheuseofethanol-basedaircraftfuelinfutureplanes.VirginAtlanticpledgedtoswitch10%ofitsaircraft tothefuelby2020.Andlastyear,AlaskaAirlinesflewatestflightusinga20%renewablebiofuelcomprisedofleftovertreelimbsandbranchesfromloggingactivitiesinthePacificNorthwest.   However,airlinesarenottheonlysectorthatwillneedtoalternatefromtraditionalmethodsoftransport.   GreenSolutionsfortheSupplyChain Anoften-overlookedpolluter,globalshippingnetworkscanbebig,negativecontributorstotheenvironment.Theneedtoshipgoodsinternationallyacrosswaterwaysandviaaircontributestogreenhouseemissions,disruptionsinmarinelife,waterpollutionandmore.   Averysimplesolutiontothiswouldbegloballylocatedwarehouselocations.AircraftpartsdistributorKapcoGlobalhashelpedimplementthisstrategythroughworldwidepartnershipswithestablishedfacilities.Notonlydoesthismeanfasterreceivingtimesforcustomers(acrucialfactorintheaviationindustry),butalsoitmeansthatsuppliestravelashorterdistance.   Inadditiontophysicallocations,supplychainsmustalsoembracemoderntechnologytooffsetenvironmentaleffects,withoneofthebiggesttechnologiestoemergebeingtheuseof3-Dprintingforaircraftparts.   TheImpactof3-DPrinting 3-Dprinting(oradditivemanufacturingforlargerscaleuse)hasalreadybeguntoinfiltratetheaerospacesupplychain.Lastyear,BoeingpartneredwithOakRidgeNationalLaboratorytoprintthelargestsinglepart,a777xwingtrimtool,earningthemaGuinnessWorldRecord.Amonthbeforethat,AirbusflewtheA350-1000,whichincludedaRolls-Royceaircraftenginecontaininganenginestructuremanufacturedusing3-Dprinting.   Whilenotyetavailableforlarge-scalepartsmanufacturing,additivemanufacturinghasbigimplicationsforthefutureenvironmentalimpactofaerospace.Ratherthanphysicallyshippingpartstogloballocations,aircraftpartsdistributorscaninsteadsimplyemailschematicsforprintingtooriginalequipmentmanufacturer(OEMs)andMROsinneed.Notonlydoesthiseliminatecarbonemissionsandothershipping-relatedpollutants,butalsothismethodofmanufacturingvirtuallyeliminateswaste,makingitagreenaviationpursuitthatpositivelyaffectsnearlyallrealmsoftheaerospaceindustry.   Technologyneverbackpedals.Thepowerofflightisnodifferent.Asairlinesthroughouttheglobecontinuetoimproveandasmoreandmorecitizensoncethoughtoutofreachofairtravelbegintofly,thedemandforflightwillonlygrow.Luckily,theindustryhasalreadyrecognizedtheimportanceofimprovingitsenvironmentalfootprintandhasbeguntotakestepstowardafutureofgreeneraviation.   TimGillisthevicepresidentofmanufacturingatKapcoGlobal,an independentglobalaerospacepartsdistributorandmanufacturer.   3-DPrintingbecomemoreandmorepopularintheaviationindustry,meanwhile,itisalsofacedwithairworthinesscertificationproblem. The‘5th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’whichwillbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th toDecember1st,focusonthelatestmaterialsR&Ddevelopmenttrendsandprocessingtechnicapplication,morethan150+professionalattendeesfromworldwidewillparticipateinthissummit,register yourinterestformoredetailsorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc     

    Oct 12,2017
  • CMIG Leasing Further Enhances Cooperation with Airbus Helicopters in China

    CMIGLeasing(previouslyknownasCMIFL)andAirbusHelicoptersfurtherstrengthenedtheirpartnershipthroughanagreementsignedduringChinaHelicopterExposition2017byTANGMin,PresidentofCMIGLeasing,andMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina. Upontheagreement,thetwopartieswillfurtherdeepentheircooperationincivilhelicopteroperationsincludingnavigationaloperationandlow-altitudeairtourism.Inaddition,bothpartiesarecommittedtoexpandingthiscooperationtothepublicservicessegment,includingpoliceaviation,emergencymedicalservices(EMS),andforestfirefighting.Toaccomplishsuchobjectives,CMIGLeasingalsosignedaletterofintentforuptotwopre-ownedH225helicopterstobeusedinfirefightingmissions,furtherdemonstratingtheperformanceandversatilityofthisvariantoftheSuperPumafamily. CMIGLeasingisfollowingthetermsandconditionsoftheexistingframeworkagreementannouncedatChinaHelicopterExpositionin2015,whichcoversatotalof100Ecureuilfamilyhelicopters.Todate,20Ecureuilhelicoptersfromthisagreementhavealreadybeendelivered. "We'redelightedtofurtherstrengthenourstrategicpartnershipandextendthecooperationwithCMIGLeasingforthecivilhelicopterindustryinChina,"saidMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina."AirbusHelicoptershasbeenpresentinChinafor50years,asthefirstAlouetteIIIhelicopterenteredintothecountryin1967.WearecommittedtothecontinueddevelopmentofChina'shelicoptersindustryandbyworkingwithsuchgreatpartners,wecanallachievemoresuccesstogether." CMIGLeasingisoneofthemostinfluentialhelicopterleasingcompaniesinChina,aswellasastrategicpartnerofAirbusHelicopters.AtthelastChinaAirshowin2016,CMIGLeasingsignedaLOIforthenewgeneration,twin-engineH160helicopter,makingthemthelaunchcustomerinChinaandstrengtheningtheircommitmenttoChina'sgeneralaviationindustrybyfulfillingdiversifiedmarketdemands. AirbusHelicoptersistheworld'sleadinghelicoptermanufactureandistheleaderaswellinChina'scivilhelicoptermarketwitha40%marketshare.Today,morethan260Airbushelicoptersareflyingacrossthecountry. Withtheaccelerationoftheopeningoflowaltitudeairspace,Chinaisexpectedtobecomethelargestmarketforcivilianhelicoptersinthenexttenyears,“CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum”focusonthelatestdevelopmenttrendsanddemandsofChinacivilianhelicoptermarket,whichwillbeheldinNanjingCity,onNovember8th-9th,2017.Morethan180+professionalattendeesfromofficialgovernments,helicopteroperators,aircraftOEMs,EMS/SAR,policeaviation,systemssupplierswillparticipateinthisforum. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 27,2017
  • China's aircraft engine gets a lift

    UkrainianmanufacturerbringsitsexpertisetoajointventureinChongqingLiangjiangNewArea.   ChinaisworkingwithUkraineonanindustrialparkforbuildingaircraftengines,ajointventureexpectedtoextensivelyboostChina'sresearch,developmentandproductioncapabilitiesinthespecializedfield,accordingtoprojectinsiders.   ChongqingSkyrizonAero-PropulsionIndustrialPark,whichbrokegroundinlate2015,willcover5squarekilometersintheChongqingLiangjiangNewArea,andinvolvesaninvestmentof20billionyuan($3.04billion;2.53billioneuros; £2.25billion).   Thepark'sinvestorsareBeijingSkyrizonAviationIndustryInvestmentCo,theonlyprivateaeronauticalenginecompanyinChina;andUkraine'sMotorSichJointStockCo,oneoftheworld'slargestaircraftenginemanufacturers.   Intheinitialstage,theywilljointlyproduceUkrainian-designedengines.Lateron,thecompanieswillusetheparktojointlydevelopandmanufacturenewenginessuchasturboshaft,turbopropandturbofanmodels,saysWangGuangqiu,executivevice-presidentoftheSkyrizonInnovationInstitute,Skyrizon'sresearchwing.   Thefirstenginetestingequipmentintheparkhasbeeninstalledandisreadyfortrialoperations.Thefirstassemblyplantshavebeenbuilt,whichmeansthefirstphaseofconstructioniscomplete,WangtoldChinaDailyinaninterviewonthesidelinesofthe17thChinaAviationExpo,whichopenedinBeijingonSept19.   The17th ChinaAviationExpoishostedbyAeroEngineCorporationofChina(AECC)andCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC).AsasubsidiaryofAECC,AECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd(ACAE)istheexecutorofChinadomesticcommercialaeroengineprojectCJ-1000.InordertoacceleratethedevelopmentofCJ-1000project,ACAEwillco-organized“2017CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum” onDecember5th -6th,inJiaxing,China.   Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWANG,marketing@galleon.cc

    Sep 27,2017
  • Boeing Approves New Component Testing Process

    FACC’sactivethermographytestingprocesspledgestoboostqualityassuranceandefficiency. AustriancomponentsmanufacturerFACChasbeenqualifiedbyBoeingtouseitsnewactivethermographytestingprocessforseriesproductionofaircraftcompositeparts.Thetestingprocess,whichwasdevelopedincollaborationwiththeUpperAustrianUniversityofAppliedSciencesandtheHigherTechnicalCollegeinAndorf,promisestimesavingsofupto50%comparedtoconventionaltestingmethodslikeultrasonic. AccordingtoFACCCEORobertMachtlinger,activethermographywillimprovethecompany’squalityassurance.“Itboastsahighlevelofefficiencyininspectionandmaintenancework,increasesreliabilityandtherebyguaranteesthatthehighsafetystandardsoftheaviationindustryaremet,”saysMachtlinger. Related:Rolls-RoyceAndFACCPenFreshEngineCompositesDeal Throughactivethermography,apart’ssurfaceisheatedbyseveraltenthsofadegreeCelsiususingaheatlamp.Sincecavitiesandforeignbodiesinmaterialwillchangeheatflow,componentdefectscanbedetectedthroughthermalwaves,whicharemadevisibleusinganinfraredthermographiccamera.FACCsaysthatinadditiontobeingquickerthanindividuallyexaminingpartsusingultrasonic,activethermographyislessexpensivetobuyandmobile—soitcanbeusedatthecompany’svariousglobalproductionfacilities. WhileBoeingisnotdisclosingwhichcomponentswillbetestedusingactivethermography,FACCcurrentlyproducescomponentssuchaspanels,wingletsandnoseconesfortheaircraftmanufacturer.FACCalsoproducescompositecomponentsforotheraircraftmanufacturers,recentlysigningcontractswithAirbus,Rolls-RoyceandBombardierAerospacetoproduceanddeveloppartslikeoverheadstowagecompartmentsandcompositeenginecomponents. Theuseofcompositematerialsisincreasingintheaviationindustry,performanceadvantagesandaircraftstructuralweightreductionarethemaindrivingforcesforthedevelopmentofcompositematerials,‘5thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’whichwillbeheldinBeijing,onNovember30th–December1st,2017,focusontheadvancedaeronauticalmaterialsR&Dandapplication,morethan150+attendeesfromworldwideincludingaircraftOEMs,materialsR&Dinstitute,universitieswillparticipateinthissummit,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Sep 20,2017
  • Sino-Russian Widebody Jet to Use Self-developed Engines

    RostecStateCorporation,theRussianindustrialconglomerateco-developingalong-haulwidebodyaircraftwithChina,hassaidthetwocountrieswilldeveloptheirownenginesfortheproject,withtheapparentlonger-termaimofbreakingtheduopolyenjoyedbyGeneralElectricandRolls-Royce. VictorKladov,directorofRostec'sinternationalcooperationandregionalpolicy,saidthedevelopmentandmanufactureofanenginefortheplanned280-seatwidebodyjet,knownastheC929,isatoppriority. "OnlyChinaandRussiawillbethemanufacturersoftheengine,"hesaid,and"willtryourbesttochurnoutabest-classengine,tosupportthisaeroplane[project]." ChinaandRussiahaveloftyambitionsforthewidebodyjet,whichisbeingdesignedtohavearangeof12,000kilometres. Shanghai-basedCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(Comac)andRussiancompaniesincludingaircraftassemblerUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC)andRostecsetupa50-50jointventurelastyeartodevelopthelong-haulpassengerplane,withdeliveriestargetedatbeginningin2025. Thegloballong-haulaeroenginemarketiscurrentlydominatedbyGEandRolls-Royce. China'sanswertoAirbus,BoeingcompletesShanghaimaidenflight "Wedon'tentirelyruleoutpossiblecooperationwithGEandRolls-Royce,buteveniftheyweretobeinvitedtoparticipateinthedevelopment,itwouldonlybeattheearlystage,"Kladovsaid. Comac'sinitialeffortsatbuildingalargecommercialaeroplanehaveprovedasomewhatconvolutedprocess,afterittookeightyearstolaunchthesmaller168-seatsingle-aisleC919,whichhasarangeofupto5,556km. Thenarrow-bodyjetmadeitsmaidenflightinearlyMayandhasyettosetadefinitivetimeframefordeliveries. ThegovernmenthasspentdozensofbillionsofdollarsbuyingkeycomponentsfortheC919,includingitsenginesandavionicssystems,from15internationalcompaniesincludingGEandHoneywell. Thereisadomesticaeroengineproject“CJ-1000”whichisdesignedforC919inChina.InordertoensureCJ-1000tocompleteairworthinesscertificationin2025,thetimeofeachtechnicalresearchofCJ1000isveryurgent.AstheOEMofCJ-1000,AECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltdwillco-organized“CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017”inJiaxingonDecember5th-6th,2017. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWANG,marketing@galleon.cc Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Sep 20,2017
  • AC312E helicopter completed high-temperature test flight

    OnAugust12th,theAC312Ehelicopter developedbyAVICHafeicompletedhigh-temperaturetestflight.Withsixairsortiesfor10.3hours,theflighttestwascarriedoutinfoursubjects covering powerunitcooling,slideoilcooling,generatorcooling and air-conditioningrefrigeration. In grounddriving,hovering,climb,levelflightand single-engine climb,theenginecompartment,slideoil,generatoroutletandothermeasurementpoints ofAC312Ehelicopter haveallreachedtheairworthinessrequirements fortemperature,withhighairconditioningrefrigeration performance.Thismarksthehigh-temperatureperformance ofAC312Ehelicopterhasbeen verified andthe airworthinessverificationtesthastaken asolidstep.   AsChina'slow-altitudeairspaceopensup,China'sdemandforcivilianhelicoptersisontherise,Chinanowhasmorethan900civilianhelicopters,underthisbackground,“CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbeheldinNanjingonNovember8th –9th,morethan180+professionalattendeesfromofficialgovernments,helicopteroperators,helicopterOEMsandsupplierswillparticipateinthisforum.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049      

    Sep 12,2017
  • Galleon is Confirmed as the Exclusive Agent for the Aviation Market of Multiax Greater China

      OnSeptember,5th,salesdirectorandfounderofMultiax,David,visitedGalleonCorporation.Afterthenegotiation,GalleonisConfirmedastheexclusiveagentfortheaviationmarketofMultiaxgreaterChina.   ItalianMultiaxwasfoundedin1995,whichisaninnovativehigh-techmodernenterprise,integratingscientificresearch,development,productionandmarketing.Itfocusondesigning,manufacturing,andsellinglargefive-axisNCmachiningofgoodqualityandcost-effective,whichismainlyusedtonon-metallic,compositematerials,aluminumandothermaterialsproductsandmouldprocessing. Developmenthistory ofGalleon   2005 ThefirstShanghaiAviation ShowheldbyGalleonwascelebratedasoneofthreemajorAviation Shows inChina,withtheZhuhaiAviation ShowandtheBeijing Aviation Show.   2009 HeldingthefirstCommercialAircraftManufacturingPeakForum In2009,thefirstCommercialAircraftManufacturing SummitForumheldbyGalleoncausedgreatrepercussionsintheindustry. Asaresult,thebusinessextendstoofferingexhibitionservices,organizing aviationmanufacturingsummitandprovidingtrainingforalltypesofenterprises.   2010 Expandinginformationservices A powerfulconsultant team, includingindustryadministrationofficials,scholars,industryexperts,aimingatprovidingcomprehensiveandhigh-qualityinstantnewsandmarkettrends.   2012 Strategictransformation,locatingaviationmanufacturingindustryserviceexpert From2012,Galleonmademajorstrategicandbusinessadjustments,andbegantofocuson providingprofessionalindustryinformation,strategicadvice,mediaadvertisingandexhibitionservicesfortheaviationarea.   2015 Continuousdevelopment Throughforums,Galleonhasintegratedalargenumberofindustrycustomerresourcesandhasenteredintothesubstantialindustryinthefieldsofengine,avionicsandaviationmaterials.   2017 Newbreakthroughinagentbusiness SinceGalleonestablishedagencybusinessin2012,thecoverageofagencybusinesshasbeengraduallyexpanded.Thecooperation withMultiaxindicatesthatGalleon hasmadeanewbreakthroughinthefieldofaircraftindustry toolingmanufacturing,whichmarksanimportantmilestoneintheAviationagencybusinessofGalleon.As aleadingenterpriseindomesticaviationmanufacturingindustry, Galleonaimstoprovidethecustomerswithmoreoptimizedsolutions.   Contact:contact@galleon.cc   Accesstothecompany'sofficialwebsite fordetails:http://www.galleon.cc/  

    Sep 7,2017
  • Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN receives certification

    FirstproductionenginesarriveinSeattle.   TheRolls-RoyceTrent1000TEN,whichwillpowerallvariantsoftheBoeing787Dreamliner,hasbeengrantedfullflightcertificationfromtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA).ThisimportantmilestonecomesasthefirstsetofpassengerenginesaredeliveredtotheBoeingfacilitiesinSeattle,readyforentryintoservicelaterthisyear.   TheTrent1000TEN(Thrust,EfficiencyandNewTechnology)incorporatestechnologiesfromtheTrentXWBandAdvanceengineprogrammestodeliverimprovedthrustandefficiencyaswellascontributingtotheBoeing787Dreamlinerhavinghalfthenoisefootprintofprevious-generationaircraft.   EarlierthisyeartheTrent1000enginecelebratedahattrickoffirstswhenitpoweredthefirstflightoftheBoeing787-10Dreamliner,havingpoweredthefirstflightsofthe787-8andthe787-9.MorerecentlytheTrent1000TENpoweredan18hourtestflightduringwhichaBoeing787-8DreamlinertestaircraftdrewagiantoutlineoftheplaneacrosstheUnitedStates.   DaveTaylor,Rolls-Royce,ChiefEngineerforTrent1000,said:“ThismarksanothercriticalstepinourjourneytowardsdeliveringadditionalcapabilityandnewtechnologyfortheBoeing787Dreamliner.WewouldliketothankBoeingandEASAfortheirdedicatedfocusinhelpingusreachthisgoalandwelookforwardtotheengineenteringintoservicelaterthisyear.”   CJ1000isthefirstcommercialaeroengineprojectinChinawhichisnowleadedbyAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd(ACAE).InordertopromotethedevelopmentofCJ1000projectandotherprojects,ACAEwillholditssecond“CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum” onDecember5th -6th,inJiaxingChina.TheworldleadingOEMSsuchasRolls-Royce,GE,PW,Safranandsoonwillbeinvitedtobepresentonthisevent.JinzhangFENG,nowpresidentofACAEwillmakeaspeechonthisevent. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWANG,marketing@galleon.cc                  Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Aug 24,2017
  • Russia certificates Mil Mi-171A2 helicopter

    RussianHelicoptershassecuredvalidationfortheMilMi-171A2,thelatestvariantofitslong-running,medium-twinhelicopterline.   Rosaviatsia,Russia'sfederalairtransportregulator,grantedthecertificationon17August.ItapprovesoperationoftheMi-171A2forcargoandpassengertransport,inbothvisualandinstrumentflightrulesconditions.   UpgradesoverearlierMi-8/-17variantsincludeuprated,fullauthoritydigitalenginecontrol-equippedKlimovVK-2500PS-03turboshafts,areinforcedtransmission,adigitalnavigationsystemandahealthanduseagemonitoringsystem.Inaddition,itgainsanew,moreaerodynamiccompositemainrotor–increasingrotorthrustby700kg–andanX-shapedtailrotor,replacingthepreviousthree-bladeddesign.   Rosaviatsiasaysitapproved16significantchangesoverthepreviousMi-171Amodel,includinganincreasetomaximumtake-offweight,whichrisesto13tforCatAoperations. RussianHelicoptersusedfourflight-testarticlesforthecertificationeffort,aswellastwostatictestairframes.   SerialproductionoftheMi-171A2hasnowstartedattheUlan-UdeAviationPlant.   "Obtainingatypecertificateisoneofthemostimportanteventsoftheprojectandmeanstheopportunitytodeliverthishelicoptertocommercialoperators,"saysAndreyBoginsky,directorgeneralofRussianHelicopters.   "TheMi-171A2offersampleopportunitiestorenewthehelicopterfleetofRussianandforeignoperators,whohaveexperienceinoperatingMi-8/Mi-17helicopters."   RussianHelicoptersis a leadingplayerin theglobalhelicopterindustry,thesoleRussianrotorcraftdesignerandmanufacturerandoneof thefewcompaniesworldwidewiththecapabilityto design,manufacture,serviceandtestmoderncivilianandmilitaryhelicopters.Recently,RussianHelicoptershasconfirmedtoparticipateintheupcoming“CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017”,whichwillbeheldinNanjingCityonNovember8th -9th,registeryourinterestformoredetailsorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc     Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Aug 24,2017
  • Boeing and Dassault Systèmes Announce Extended Partnership

      DassaultSystèmesandBoeinghaveextendedtheirpartnership.BoeingwillexpanditsdeploymentofDassaultSystèmes’productsacrossitscommercialaviation,spaceanddefenseprogramstoincludetheDassaultSystèmes3DEXPERIENCEplatform.   Thisdecisionfollowsacompetitiveprocessthatincludedtherigorousanalysisoftechnicalandfunctionalcapabilities,costandbusinessbenefitsacrossthevaluechain.Boeingwilldeploythe3DEXPERIENCEplatforminphasesandrelyonWinningProgram,Co-DesigntoTarget,ReadyforRate,BuildtoOperateandLicensetoFlyindustrysolutionexperiencesforaerospaceanddefensetodeepenitsendtoenddigitalcollaboration,design,engineering,analysis,manufacturingplanningandshopfloorexecutioncapabilitiesthroughouttheenterprise.   “DassaultSystèmesisproudtocollaboratewithBoeingasitembarksonanothercenturyofinnovationwithapartnerittrusts.Boeingnotonlyleadsthewayinitsownindustry,butinfluencestheprogressofallindustriesacrossmodernsociety,”saidBernardCharlès,ViceChairmanandCEO,DassaultSystèmes.“Weareattheturningpointoftheindustrialera,whereweareshatteringanotherindustryparadigm.Theparallelexchangeofdatabetweenvirtualandrealoperationswilltransformthevalue-addingchainintoavaluecreationchain.Theentire‘extended’enterprisecancontinuouslymeasureandcontrolbusinessprocessesformaximumefficiencyandpotentialtoplinegrowth.Thisis‘BusinessintheAgeofExperience.’”   The3DEXPERIENCEplatformcanreduceintegrationandsupportcosts,improveproductivity,fosternewinnovation,andaidintheintroductionofbestpracticeprocessestodeliverstandardworkacrossthevaluechain.The3DEXPERIENCEplatformcannotonlysimulateproductsandprocesses,butalsofindandeliminatepotentialrisksandqualityissuesbeforeproduction.Theplatform’ssinglesourceofdataacrossallapplicationswillprovidereliableandactionablereal-timeinformationandseamlesscommunicationthroughouttheentireenterpriseandsupplychainaswellasacrossproductgenerations.Thisdigitalcontinuitywillimprovedataandanalyticscapabilities.   “ThedecisiontoadoptDassaultSystèmes’3DEXPERIENCEplatformisakeymilestoneinourdigitaltransformation.Thisdigitalenablerprovidesglobaldesignandmanufacturingcapabilitiesthatwillfueloursecondcentury,”saidTedColbert,ChiefInformationOfficerandSeniorVicePresidentofInformationTechnology&DataAnalytics,Boeing.“ThevalueofthisextendedstrategicpartnershipisamutualdesiretotransformhowBoeingconnects,protects,exploresandinspirestheworld.”  

    Aug 11,2017
  • Upset Prevention and Recovery Training compulsory from next year

        Somegoodhascomeoutofthe2009disasterofflightAirFrance447,whenanAirbusA330onitswayfromRiodeJaneirotoPariswentintoanaerodynamicstallandcrashedintotheAtlanticOcean,killingall228passengersandcrew.   Whentheaircraft’sblackboxwasfinallyrecovered,twoyearsafterthecrash,itwasfoundthatproblemsmeasuringtheaircraft’sairspeed,possiblycausedbyicecrystalsinthepitottube,causedtheautopilottodisconnect.Thepilotrespondedincorrectlyandcreatedthestall,leadingtothecrash.   So,aftermuchconsultationwiththeairlineindustry,theEuropeanAviationSafetyAgencyhasdeterminedthatpilotswillhavetoundergospecialistUpsetPreventionandRecoveryTrainingtohelpthemrespondtounexpectedsituationstoavoidwhat’sknownasLossofControlIn-flight(LOC-I).Theregulationisexpectedtocomeintoforcefrom8April2018,withatransitionperiodofoneyear.   Theproposedpilottrainingwillcompriseofadditionalupset-prevention-andupset-recovery-relatedtheoreticalknowledge(TK)andflightinstructionforthecommercialaeroplanelicences. Anewly-developedadvancedUPRTcourseistobecomemandatoryforATPandMPLtrainingcourses,beforestartingatyperatingcourseinmulti-pilotoperations.InstructorsinvolvedinpilottrainingwillthemselveshavetrainingtodeliverthevariousUPRTelements.   Fortrainingtowardsnon-commerciallicences(lightaircraftpilotlicence(LAPL)andtheprivatepilotlicence(PPL)),theexistingtrainingsyllabuswillbeslightlyrevisedtointroduceUPRTelements.   TherearealsosomechangesinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.ExpertformCAACwillbeinvitedto“ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017”tosharethelatestmarketdynamics.CATF2017ishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandorganizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,LtdonSeptember6th-8thinChinaEasterAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenterwhichwillfocusonthetrendofaviationtrainingmarketandflightsafetythroughthesessionsuchaskeynotespeaking,paneldiscussion,exhibition,1to1meetingetc. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactusbelow.       【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049  

    Aug 9,2017
  • Opportunities for the global advanced composites to reach $5.2 billion by 2022

      AccordingtoanewmarketreportpublishedbyLucintel,thefutureoftheglobaladvancedcompositesmarketlookspromisingwithopportunitiesinvariousenduseindustriessuchasaerospace&defense,windenergy,transportation,marine,construction,electrical/electronics,consumergoods,andpressurevessels.Theglobaladvancedcompositesmaterialmarketisexpectedtoreachanestimated$5.2billionby2022anditisforecasttogrowataCAGRof8.0%from2017to2022.   Theglobaladvancedcompositesendproductmarketisexpectedtoreachanestimated$17.1billionby2022.Themajordriversofgrowthforthismarketareincreasingdemandoflightweightmaterialsintheaerospace&defenseandautomotiveindustry.   Inthismarket,carbonfiber,S-glassfiber,andaramidfiberarethemajorfiberusedtomanufactureadvancedcompositespartsforvariousenduseindustriessuchasaerospace&defense,transportation,windenergyandconsumergoods.Onthebasisofourcomprehensiveresearch,Lucintelforecaststhatthetransportationisexpectedtoshowaboveaveragegrowthduringtheforecastperiod.   Growingdemandforlightweightmaterialsintheautomotiveindustryisexpectedtospurgrowthforthissegmentovertheforecastperiod.Withintheglobaladvancedcompositesmarket,aerospace&defenseapplicationisexpectedtobetoremainthelargestmarketbyvolumeandvalueconsumption.   Themajordriverforthissegmentistheincreasepenetrationofcompositesinnextgenerationcommercialaircraft,likeBoeing’sB787andAirbus380,regionalaircraftsuchasBombardier’sCSeries,andgeneralaviationaircraftsuchasCirrusandDiamond.Byresintype,epoxy,phenolic,andvinylesterarethemajorresinusedtomanufactureadvancedcompositeparts.   Epoxyresincompositesareexpectedtobethelargestmarketbyvalueandvolume.NorthAmericaisexpectedtoremainthelargestmarketbyvalueandvolumeandisalsoexpectedtoexperiencethehighestgrowthovertheforecastperiodbecauseofgrowthinend-useindustriesandtheincreasingdemandforlightweightmaterialsintheaerospaceandautomotiveindustries.   Emergingtrends,whichhaveadirectimpactonthedynamicsoftheindustry,includeincreaseddemandforcarbonfiberwhichhashightensilestrength,modulus,andcompatibilitywithdifferentresins.Toray,Teijin,MitsubishiRayon,Hexcel,Dupont,Momentive,Huntsman,andOlinEpoxyarethemajoradvancedcompositemanufacturersintheglobaladvancedcompositesmarket.   Lucintel,aleadingglobalstrategicconsultingandmarketresearchfirm,hasanalyzedgrowthopportunitiesintheglobaladvancedcompositesmarketbyenduseindustry,fibertype,resintypeandregion.Lucintelhaspreparedacomprehensiveresearchreportentitled“GrowthOpportunitiesintheGlobalAdvancedCompositesMarket2017-2022:Trends,Forecast,andOpportunityAnalysis.”TheLucintelreportservesasacatalystforgrowthstrategy,asitprovidesacomprehensivedataandanalysisontrends,keydrivers,anddirections.   Thestudyincludesaforecastfortheglobaladvancedcompositesmarketbyenduseindustries,fibertype,resintype,andregion,asfollows:Byenduseindustries($MillionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•Aerospace&Defense•WindEnergy•Automotive•Marine•Construction•E&E•ConsumerGoods•PressureVessels•OthersByFiberType($MillionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•CarbonComposites•S-GlassComposites•AramidCompositesByResinType($MillionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•EpoxyComposites•PhenolicComposites•VinylesterComposites•ThermoplasticComposites•OtherCompositesByRegion($millionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•NorthAmerica•Europe•AsiaPacific•RestoftheWorldThis249-pageresearchreportwillenableyoutomakeconfidentbusinessdecisionsinthisgloballycompetitivemarketplace.    Asweallknow,afterthefirstChinese-madelargecivilaircraftC-919takesitsmaidenflightinMay,COMACandUACannouncedtoestablishthejointventurecompanynamedasChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCo.,Ltd.(CRAIC)forthenextgenerationwide-bodyaircraftproject.ThisSino-Russiancooperatedtwin-aisleaircrafthas280seatsandissimilartoBoeing777andAirbus330.Relateddatashowthatthenewaircraftprojectswillusemorecompositematerialsandadvancedmetalalloys,it’s believedthattheaircraftwilluse50%ofthecompositematerial.COMACwilllaunchtheglobalpurchasingdemandimmediately,whichbringsabrandnewopportunityforallaerospacematerialsuppliers.So,doyouhavewillingnesstoinvolveinthisnewproject?   Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillhostthe5thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummitonNovember30thtoDecember1st,2017,inBeijing.TheCAMPSisanannuallyeventsinceyearof2012,wegettheofficiallysupportfromCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute(SADRI), COMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.(SAMC),AECCBeijingInstituteofAeronauticalMaterialsandAVICBeijingAeronauticalManufacturingTechnologyResearchInstitute.   【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Aug 8,2017
  • Airbus Helicopters gears up for Chinese market

      ChinahassurpassedtheUnitedStatestobecometheworld'slargestcivilaircraftmarketofAirbusHelicoptersintermsofannualbooking,saycompanyexecutives.   "Chinaisquiteadynamicmarketwitharound20-percentannualgrowth.AirbusHelicoptersforeseesevengreaterpotential,"Marie-AgnesVeve,generalmanagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina,toldXinhuainaninterview. "AirbusHelicoptersaimstoestablishapartnershipwithChina,whichisourlargestmarketandanimportantpartnerinindustrialcooperation."   SUPERPUMAONSHOW AirbusHelicoptersisgearinguptomeetChina'ssurgingdemandwithafullrangeofhelicopters,coveringalmostallsizesandfunctions.   Thecompanyistheleaderintheglobalcivilhelicoptermarket,with47percentofthemarketshare.Lastyear,itdelivered35civilhelicopterstoChina,makingChinathelargestcivilmarketintermsofannualbookings.   ItrecentlyconductedademonstrationtourinChinawithitsheavytwin-engineH215helicopter,thenewestmemberoftheSuperPumafamily.   ThedemonstrationhighlightedtheH215'smulti-functioncapabilitiessuchasfirefighting,powerlinesurvey,lawenforcementandpassengertransport.   ItconductedflightandaerialoperationdemonstrationsinthecoastalcitiesofShenzhenandZhuhai,insouthChina'sGuangdongProvince,andtheplateaucityofLijiang,insouthwestChina'sYunnanProvince.   Inaforestfirefightingsimulation,itcollectedwaterfromanearbylake.WatchedbyChineseaviationinsiders,ithoveredanddropped3tonnesofwaterfromahugebucketabovetheforest.   "Itperformswellwiththepowerfultwinenginesandmodernavionicswithfour-axisautopilot,whichensuresitsstabilityandflexibility,"saidVincentDufour,vicepresidentofAirbusHelicoptersChina.   Inthenext10years,Chinaisexpectedtoacquireabout100aircraftforforestfirefighting.Abouthalfofthesewillbemedium-heavyhelicoptersthatcancarrywaterbucketsandoperateinhighlandregions.   BREAKINGGROUND InMaythisyear,AirbusHelicoptersbrokegroundonitsH135finalassemblyline(FAL)ineastChina'sQingdaocity.ItwillbethefirstWesternhelicoptermanufacturertoestablishanFALinChina.   Itwillbethefirm'sfirstH135FALoutsideEuropeanditisexpectedtostartdeliveryin2019withanannualoutputof18,saidVeve.   AirbusHelicopterswouldalsoofferacomprehensiveservicenetwork,includingpilotandmaintenancetraining,aswellasMaintenance,RepairandOperations(MRO)support.   Chinesedemandforhelicopterswithmultiplefunctionssuchasemergencymedicalservices,lawenforcement,firefighting,andtourismissoaring.However,bytheendof2016,itscivilhelicopterfleetwasestimatedatjust800. Chinaissettoboostthedevelopmentofthegeneralaviationindustry,withafocusoncivilhelicopters.Themarketvalueisexpectedtoreach1trillionyuan(147.2billionU.S.dollars).   ThedemandforcivilhelicoptersisgrowinginChinamarket,helicoptersplayaveryimportantroleinEMR,SAR,lawenforcement,oil&gasandetc.,underthisbackground,‘CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017’willbeheldinNanjingonOctober18th-19th,insightintothelatestpolicyofChina'sgeneralaviationmarket,discusshelicopterterminalmarketdemand,understandadvancedcivilhelicopterR&Dtrends,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.    【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Aug 9,2017
  • Meeting the Innovation Imperative for Aircraft MRO Industry

    Nowadays, InnovationisimperativeinaircraftMROindustryduetothecomplexityofthe newgenerationaircraftsandtheeverincreasingglobalcompetition.Innovation impliessurvivalofthefittest.Moreandmorecompaniesstepintocommercial aviationmarket,whileonlythosecompaniesequippedwiththemostadvanced facilitiesandwell-adaptedcouldstandoutfromthecompetition. KeyDriverstoExecuteInnovation The survivalofsoftwaresuppliers,airlineoperatorsandmanyothercompanies dependsoninnovation,whichencompassedaseriesofstrategicreasons.The initialreasonforinnovationisfleetsofbrandnewgenerationaircrafts. PlentyofairlineoperatorsarereadytoreceiveB787andA350.Thereisalsoa partofcompaniesmadeordersonthetwonewmodels.Thetwonewmodelsare equippedwiththenewsystems,anditselectronizationisextremelyhigh.In fact,thetwonewmodelscouldberegardedascomputersgeneratingbigdata whileoperatingthetransportationofpassengersandcargos.Thebigdatafrom thenewmodelaircraftscompletelyexceedthedatafromtraditionalaircrafts. Inaddition,thenewmodelshavebeenequippedwithprognosticssystemsthatcould seekoutthecomingfaultandintegratetherelevantinformationwithadaptivemaintenancetechnology.Thenewgenerationaircrafts isthemaximaldriveforceofcivilaviationinnovation.Oneofthecharacters ofaviationindustryisthatthereareveryfewdramaticinnovationsatthe mostofthetime,butanimportantturningpointcouldleadtosignificant changes.Today,theturningpointwecouldseecomesfromB787andA350.The hugeapplicationofcompositematerialsonaircraftbodyhasimpliedits technicalinnovation.Besides,thestrongcapabilityofgeneratingbigdatais theinitialdriverofinnovationespeciallyfortheairlineoperatorsadopting newmodelaircraftsandthesoftwaresupplierswhoarestrugglingtofulfill thedemandsoftheairlineoperators. 2017China CivilAviationNewModelAircraftProcurementOrders(Updating) RegistrationCode AircraftModel Airliner Status B-1431 B787-9 AirChina Procured B-8965 A320-200neo ChinaSouthern Procured B-LRQ A350-900 CathyPacific Procured B-LRP A350-900 CathyPacific Procured B-18907 A350-900 ChinaAir Procured Statisticsof2016ChinaMainlandAirliner’sNewModelAircraft ProcurementOrders 320neo 789 ARJ AirChina 7 China Southern 2 HainanAir 8 XiamenAir 1 Chengdu Air 1 CivilAircraftOperation SupportTechnologyShanghaiInternationalForum2017withitstheme focusingon“OperationSupportSystemEstablishmentforNewModelAircrafts”, willbeheldonAugust30th–31st,inShanghai,China. The BigFOURChinaAirlineOperatorshaveconfirmedtospeak,including Jiliang NI,GeneralManager,AirChinaEngineeringTechnologyCorporation–Beijing Base Liang FENG,VicePresident,ChinaEasternAirlines Haiqing HU,DeputyGeneralManagerofOperationalCommandCenter,ChinaSouthernAirlines Wei HAO,GeneralManagerofStrategicDevelopment,HainanAirlines OtherconfirmedprominentspeakerscomefromAirbus,Boeing,COMAC,AVICXAC,AVIC HAIG,AMECO,GAMECO,STARCO,STAECO,HAECO,ChengduAirlines,CAACSafety& TechnologyCenter,CAACAirworthinessCertificationCenterandetc. For moredetails,pleasecontacttheconferenceorganizingcommitteeorlogonthe conferenceofficialwebsiteathttp://www.galleon.cc/conference.asp?id=263 Organizing CommitteeContact Dannie WANG Tel: +862151559030 Email:fhlt@comac.cc

    Jul 27,2017
  • H215 in action during China demo tour

    TheH215wrapedupitstwo-weekdemotour inChina.TheheavytwinisthelatestmemberoftheSuperPumahelicopter familyandknownforitsmulti-missionandlong-rangecapabilities.Thedemo tourincludedflightsinZhuhai,ShenzhenandLijiang,coveringmorethan2,000 kmacrossChinaanddemonstrateditscapabilitiesforfirefighting,powerline missions,lawenforcement,andpassengertransportationaswellasits excellentperformanceinhighandhotconditions. Thetourwaskickedoffwithafirststop onJuly3rdinZhuhaionthesoutherncoastofChina.OnJuly5ththeH215 toucheddownforitssecondstopinShenzentodemonstratefor100customers itsversatilityandperformance. Forthefinalstop,some200customersand journalistsgatheredintheancienttownofLinjianginsouth-westChinato witnesstheH215inflightandattendacustomersymposium.TheH215showcased itsmissioncapabilitieswithafirefightinghelicopterbucketdemonstration, astheBaishaAirportisthebasefortheSouthStationofStateForestry AdministrationChina. TheH215isaprovenmultipurpose helicopter,combiningadvancedavionicsandareliableplatformforrugged multi-missioncapabilities.Itsbaselineconfigurationhasbeenoptimizedto offerextremelycompetitivedirectoperatingandmaintenancecosts.Standard featuresincludeprovenMakila1A1engines,thelatestgenerationflight managementsystem,andthemostmoderntechnologies,whichincludeaglass cockpitavionicssystemandtherenowned4-axisautopilotfromAirbus Helicopters’advancedH225–providingflightenvelopeprotection,unrivalled precisionandautomatichoverstabilityineventheharshestoperating conditions. Thedemandforcivilhelicoptersisgrowing inChinamarket,helicoptersplayaveryimportantroleinEMR,SAR,law enforcement,oil&gasandetc.,underthisbackground,‘CivilHelicopter IndustryInternationalForum2017’willbeheldinNanjingonOctober18th -19th,insightintothelatestpolicyofChina'sgeneralaviationmarket, discusshelicopterterminalmarketdemand,understandadvancedcivilhelicopter R&Dtrends,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. sourcefrom:aerotime

    Jul 26,2017
  • Boeing Sees Need for 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians by 2036

    Boeingexpectstheworld’scommercialaviationindustrywill requiremorethan1.2millionpilotsandmechanicsoverthenext20years, placinganunprecedentedstrainonairlinerecruitersandtraining organizationstokeepupwithdemand.AccordingtoBoeing,theairlineindustry willrequire637,000newpilots,648,000newmechanicsand839,000cabincrew membersduringtheperiod. TheeighthsuchannualforecastproducedbyBoeing,the2017 editionshowsa3.2percentincreaseindemandforpilotscomparedwiththe 2016outlook,anda4.6percentdeclinefromthepreviousyear’sforecastfor mechanics.Boeingattributesthedecreasetoitsprojectionsoffewer maintenancehoursneededonthe737Maxnarrowbodycomparedwiththoseneeded fortheairplanethatnowpredominatesamongBoeingoperators,the 737NG. TheBoeingforecastshowsthemostpronounceddemandfor pilots,techniciansandflightattendantsintheAsia-Pacificregion,which, accordingtoBoeing,standssoontosurpassNorthAmericaastheworld’s biggestcommercialaviationmarket.Specifically,Asia-Pacificwillneed253,000 newpilotsovertheforecastperiod,aswellas256,000mechanicsand308,000 cabincrew.WhileNorthAmericapromisestocommandthesecondhighestdemand forpilotsandmechanics,at117,000and118,000,respectively,Europewill needmorecabincrew,at173,000,thanwillNorthAmerica(154,000). It’sthesameas2016outlookresultthatChinaaviation marketwillbethefasted-growingmarketintheworld. Against this backdrop,“ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017”whichishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillbe heldonSeptember6th-8th,2017inShanghai,China.CATF2017 willfocusonthetrendofaviationtrainingmarketandflightsafetythrough thesessionsuchaskeynotespeaking,paneldiscussion,exhibition,1to1 meetingetc. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWang,marketing@galleon.cc sourcefrom:ainonline

    Jul 27,2017
  • Airbus Helicopters' H215 Kicks off Its Debut Demo Tour in China

    Theheavytwin H215helicopter,amemberoftheworld-renownedSuperPumafamily,is demonstratingitsmulti-missioncapabilitiesforfirefighting,powerline missions,lawenforcement,andpassengertransportationaswellasits excellentperformanceinhighandhotconditionsduringitsdebutdemotourin China. Kickingoffthetwo-weeklong tourwithdemoflightstodayinZhuhai,theH215willthenferryflighttoboth ShenzhenandLijiang.TheH215willcovermorethan2,000kmacrossChina, attestinginrealtimetoitsexcellentlongrangecapabilities,power,speed, andlargeusefulpayload. "Itisapleasureforusto welcometheH215forthefirsttimeinChina,asweforeseeaverystrong futureforthishelicopterintheChinesemarket,"saidMarieAgnesVève, GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina."TheH215isperfectlysuited tomeetChina'sgrowingdemandforheavyhelicoptersasitpreparestobuildup itsforestaerialsurveillanceandfirefightingcapabilities." Customerswillbeinvited on-boardthehelicoptertoappreciateitsexcellentperformance,high reliabilityandadvancedtechnologies.TheH215willalsoshowcaseitssuperior firefightingcapabilities,performingaseriesofflightdemonstrationsusinga BambiBuckettoextinguishfires. TheH215isaprovenmultipurpose helicopter,combiningadvancedavionicsandareliableplatformforrugged multi-missioncapabilities.Itsbaselineconfigurationhasbeenoptimizedto offerextremelycompetitivedirectoperatingandmaintenancecosts.Standard featuresincludeprovenMakila1A1engines,thelatestgenerationflight managementsystem,andthemostmoderntechnologies,whichincludeaglass cockpitavionicssystemandtherenowned4-axisautopilotfromAirbus Helicopters'advancedH225-providingflightenvelopeprotection,unrivalled precisionandautomatichoverstabilityineventheharshestoperating conditions. "TheH215willeasily complementthecurrentfleetofnearly40SuperPumaaircraftalready performingawiderangeofmissionsinChina,fromoil&gasoperationsto aerialworktoVIPtransportation,"saidVincentDufour,VPCommercial AirbusHelicoptersChina."Thishighlyrobustandversatilerotorcraft providesexcellentperformanceandwillbearealassetforthecountryasthe demandforhelicopterstoprotectitscitizensandnaturallandscapescontinues toincrease." Attheendof2016, therewere3924helicoptersforcivilianuseinAPAC,Chinaadded85helicoptersin2016,achieving21%market growth.Chinaisstilltheregion'sstrongestgrowthinthepastfewyears. Underthisbackground,‘CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum’willbeheldinNanjing,onOctober18th– 19th,2017. Registeryourinterestformore detailsorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc Newssource:WorldCivilAviationResourceNet

    Jul 13,2017
  • AfBAA Builds Training Momentum as MOUs Signed with JAA TO and AATO

    TheAfricanBusinessAviationAssociation, AfBAA,hasfurtherstrengtheneditscommitmenttoeducatingtheAfrican businessaviationsectorbysigningtwosignificantMemosofUnderstanding (MoU),withleadinginternationalaviationtrainingorganisations.Nick Fadugba,Vice-ChairofAfBAA'sSafetyandTrainingCommitteesignedthefirst withMrs.MargarethJosephathKyarwenda,SecretaryGeneral,Associationof AfricanAviationTrainingOrganizations,AATO.Whilstthesecondwassignedby SaschaNeusser,ChairofAfBAA'sSafetyandTrainingCommitteealongsideMrs PaulaV.deAlmeida,DirectoroftheJointAviationAuthoritiesTraining Organisation,JAATO. TheAssociationofAfricanAviationTrainingOrganisations workstoharmoniesaviationtrainingandcreatecontinent-widestandardsacross AfricaandunderthetermsoftheMoUAATOwillcollaboratewithAfBAAto createstandard,continent-widerecognizedAfBAAtrainingprograms. DeliveryofthecoursesbyJAATOwillalsoreinforcethevaluepropositionand strengthenthecredibilityoftheAfBAAprograms.JAATOalreadydeliversan extensiveportfolioofregulatorytraining,andwillnowworkwithAfBAAto developspecificprogramswhichwillbridgetheexistingknowledgegaponthe continent. "TrainingisoneofourcentralconcernsatAfBAA.The continent'sbusinessaviationsectorisoftenheldbackowingtoalackof understandingofitsbenefits,sometimesfromwithinaviationitself.With thesenewrelationshipsinplacewearebetterpositionedtoimproveaccessto standardisedinformation,providecrediblecoursescontinentwide,and encourageAfricanprofessionalstobetrainedin,andthensubsequentlywork in,Africanbusinessaviation,"explainedRadyFahmy,CEOofAfBAAabout theimportanceofthenewagreements. AfBAAalsointendstouserevenuesgeneratedfromthe trainingprogrammestoestablishatrainingfundwhichwillbeusedtofurther supportAfBAAmembertraining.Inaddition,thetrainingfundwillsupport trainingworkshopsheldduringAfBAAevents.Furthertrainingdiscussionsare currentlytakingplacewithanumberofAfricancommercialairlinesandlocal nationalbodies,asAfBAAcontinuesitscommitmenttoeducatingthecontinent aboutthevalueofbusinessaviation."Weareinadvanceddiscussionswith keyplayersinAfricanAviationandhopetoannouncefurtherpartnerships duringthesummer,"concludesFahmy. It’ssimilarwithChinaaviationmarket.the shortageofaviationprofessionaltalenthasalwaysbeenthebottleneckwhich restrictthedevelopmentoftheaviationindustryinChina.Chinagovernment haspublishedmanypolicestopromotecivilandgeneralaviationindustry.Underthis background,“China AviationTrainingForum2017”willbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,2017inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenter. CATF2017willsharethelatestinformationofChinaaviationtrainingmarketto exploretheopportunitiesincooperationinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.We sincerelyinviteyoutoparticipatetheupcomingCATF2017.Ourprofessional organizingcommitteewillprovideyouone-stopservicetohelpyoudigthe maximumvalueforyourbusiness. Formore information,pleasecontactCherryWU,marketing@galleon.cc Newssource:ChinaAviationDaily

    Jul 13,2017
  • NATS, CAAi agree international cooperation

    NATSServices Limited,thecommercialbusinesswithintheUK’sleadingproviderofair trafficcontrolservices,andCAAInternational(CAAi),theconsultancyarmof theUKCivilAviationAuthority(UKCAA),have signedalandmarkagreement tocooperateandpartneronfutureinternationalconsultancyprojects,inan efforttoraiseglobalaviationsafetystandards. Signed byAndyHead,businessdevelopmentdirectorforNATSandMariaRueda,managing directorforCAAi,theagreementsupportsfuturecollaborationonoverseas capacitybuildingprogrammes.CombiningNATS’expertiseinairspacedesign, managementandairtrafficservicesandCAAi’sregulatoryoversightcapability, bothpartiesintendtouniteonaviationprojectswheretheycancomplementone anotherandprovidestateswiththebestpossiblesolutiontoregulatory compliance.Atthesametime,theagreementstipulatesstrictrulesof engagementtomitigateanyconflictofinterestarisingfromthecooperation. Maria Rueda,managingdirectorofCAAi,said:“Wearedelightedtohavesignedthis agreementwithNATSandwelookforwardtoworkingtogether.Increasingly,the overseasaviationregulatorsweworkwithrequireregulatoryexpertisein safetyandsecurityoversight,aswellasairtrafficservices.By collaboratingontheseprojects,bothpartiesareequippedtomakethebiggest positiveimpacttotheglobalaviationcommunityfortheinterestofpassengers andoperatorsflyingtotheselocationsandbeyond”. NATS’ Headsaid,“Aviationisgrowingrapidlythroughouttheworldandthisis placinggreaterandgreaterdemandonlimitedairspaceandairport resources. WorkingwiththeCAAiinthiswayallowsustooffera compellingpropositiontoaidaviationcompaniesaroundtheworldachievetheir objectivesaroundcapacityandsafety,drawingontheexperienceofmanaging someoftheworld’sbusiestairspaceandairportsintheUKandintegrating withEurope”. This partnershipbuildsonanexistingworkingrelationship.In2013,NATSandCAAi joinedforcestoworkwithQataronamajorairspaceredesignproject.Most recently,bothpartiesjointlysupportedtheAirportAuthorityofHongKong withnoisemodellingtosupportenvironmentalimpactimprovements. NATS andCAAiwillbeabletoofferoverseasclientsacombinationoftechnical advisoryservices,rangingfromairspacedesign,capacityplanningand complianceframeworkstobusinessplanning,safetyandsecurityoversightand environmentalreporting. During‘13thFive-YearPlan’,Chinese governmentwillinvest57billionYuantolayoutNextGenATMsysteminChina,under thisbackground,‘CivilAviationAirTrafficManagementIndustryTechnology InternationalForum’willbeheldinBeijing,onSeptember6th-7th, focusonATMinfrastructureconstruction,leanoperationmanagement, applicationofnewtechnologies,flightoperationcollaborativeenvironment, generalaviationservicesupportsystemandUAVATMresearchandetc… Registeryour interestofgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. Newssource:AirTrafficManagement

    Jun 28,2017
  • Global MRO Worth $120 Billion By 2036,China domestic market will take the biggest cake

    Airbusestimates demandfor550,000newmaintenanceengineersoverthenext20yearsasthe valueoftheglobalMROmarketdoubles. Between2017and2036themanufacturer reckonsthatglobalairlineswillneed34,170newpassenger aircraft(and730freighters)tosupportaverageannual trafficgrowthof4.4%. Thiswillleadtoadoublingoftheglobal fleet,providingAirbus’globalservicesbusinesswitha“catalysttogrow”, accordingtothecompany. Servicesonlyaccountedfor5%ofAirbuscommercialaircraftsaleslast year,asopposedto47%and31%inithelicopteranddefencedivisions, respectively. AsiaPacificwilltakemorenewaircraftthananyotherregion,andwill alsoleadgrowthintheMROmarket,whichAirbuspredictswilldoubleinvalue from$60bntodayto$120bnby2036. Forthefirsttimeinits GlobalMarketOutlookAirbushasalsoincludedguidanceforthecabinand systemsupgrademarket,whichitvaluesat$180bnover20years.Again,Asia Pacificissettobethebiggestsourceofdemand,accountingformorethana thirdoftheglobalmarket. “AsiaPacificcontinuestobeanenginefor growth,withdomesticChinatobecometheworld’slargestmarket.Disposable incomesaregrowingandinemergingeconomiesthenumberofpeopletakinga flightwillnearlytriplebetweennowand2036,”saidJohnLeahy,AirbusCOO, customers. Inordertosupport COMAC’snewaircraft,forthelargeMROservicesandsparepartemarketin Chinaaswell,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,Ltdwillassociate withChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketserviceofnew aircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-sales servicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystemconstruction,service dataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagementandsupplychain Sharedlibraries. For moreinformationpleasecontact:marketing@galleon.cc Newssource:aviationvoice

    Jun 28,2017
  • ’70 new pilots a day required to meet 10-year demand’ – CAE

    Astaggering255,000newairlinepilots willbeneededoverthenext10years,accordingtotheCAEAirlinePilot DemandOutlook,releasedtodayattheParisAirShow. It’sthefirsttimeCAEhasproducedsuchaforecast.Among thefindingsarethat50%ofthepilotswhowillflytheworld’scommercial aircraftin10yearshavenotyetstartedtotrain.Also,180,000first officerswillneedtodevelopintocaptainsduringthesameperiod,agreater numberthaninanypreviousdecade. Thedocumentbreaksdownthenumbersbyregionandprovidesa thoroughanalysisofthetrainingneedsoftheaviationindustry. “Astheleadingtrainingorganizationintheworld,weareveryproudto introduceourfirst-everCAEAirlinePilotDemandOutlooktothemarket,which willprovideairlineswithaviewontheupcomingneedsanddevelopment opportunitiesforprofessionalpilots,”saidMarcParent,CAE’sPresidentand ChiefExecutiveOfficer. NickLeontidis,CAEGroupPresident,CivilAviationTraining Solutions,said,“Theairlineindustrywillneed70newtype-ratedpilotsper dayforthenext10yearstomeetglobaldemand. “Thisrecorddemandwillchallengecurrentpilotrecruitment channelsanddevelopmentprograms.Newandinnovativepilotcareerpathwaysand trainingsystemswillberequiredtomeettheindustry’spilotneedsand ever-evolvingsafety,competencyandefficiencystandards.” CAEhassponsored“2017ChinaAviationTrainingForum”which ishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandwillbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,2017inChinaEasternAirlinesR&DCenter.Theorganizing committeeofCATF2017alsoincludesCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerService Co.,Ltd,ShanghaiUniversityofEngineeringScience,ChinaEasternAirlines R&DCenter,ShanghaiGeneralAviationAssociation,ShanghaiAviation TrainingAllianceandCATAShanghaiEducation&TrainingCenter. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc TheCAEAirlinePilotDemandOutlookisavailablefordownloadhere NewsSource:PILOTCAREERNEWS

    Jun 28,2017
  • CAPTS2017 Post-Event Report

    OVERVIEW CAPTS2017attractedover150delegates fromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesand industrialenterprises.And,CAPTS2017hosted nearly30homeand abroadspeakers,who deliveredstateoftheart keynotespeechesand joinedthelivelypanel discussion.Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Atthesametime,thedomestictrunklinermarketdemandforlargeturbofanenginetotalamountexceed6000units,worthmorethanUSD50billion,alsotheopeningoflow-altitudeairspacewillfurtherstimulatethegeneral-purposeplaneonthevortexshaft,pistonengineneeds. AftertheplanofMadeinChina2025andFiveAeroEngineDemonstrationProjectissued,aeroengineindustryisexpectedtoobtainaboveonehundredbillionYuanspecialfundstosupportthedomesticaeroengineR&Dandmanufacturing.Combinedwiththematchingfunds,therewillbemorethan200billionYuantosupportaeroengineinthenextfiveyears.Underthisstrongsupportofpoliciesandfunding,aeroengineindustrywillstepintothehistoricalopportunity. HostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandorganizedbyGalleon,ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017hasbeenheldonMay24th-25th,2017inShenyang,China.CAPTS2017attractedover150delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CAPTS2017hostednearly30homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredstateoftheartkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion.Theseexpertspeakersshowedcuttingedgetopicssuchas,“MadeinChina2025”andAeroEngine,ThinkingofNewTypeAeroEngineDemand,ApplicationofAdditiveManufacturingtoAeroEngine,TestingandCertificationofInnovativeMaterialsforAeroEngine,etc... CAPTS2017alsofeaturedonetoonemeetingandexhibitioninordertotryitsbesttomakedelegatesinformative.Wearedelightedtoexpressthatthisyear’ssummithasdeeperimpressionnotonlybecauseithasgatheredalmostgloballeadingenterprisesinaeroenginemanufacturingindustrybutalsoithasdiscussedvaluabletopics.WewouldliketothankCAPTS2017’shosts,sponsors,associationandmediapartners.

    Jun 14,2017
  • CAIIF2017 Post-Event Report

    OVERVIEW Asthe8thannualindustrialevent,CAIIF2017attractedabout250delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CAIIF2017hostednearly25homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredstateoftheartkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion. Asthemanifestationofnationalindustrialstrength,underthe"Industry4.0"and"MadeinChina2025"policy,aviationindustryhasalreadybecomethecoreofnationalindustrialmanufacture.The‘13thFive-Year-Plan’clearlypointsoutthatChinawillvigorouslydevelopdigitalaviation,itmeansmoreopportunitiesforboththedomesticandforeignaviationmanufacturingenterprises,Accordingtotherecentstatistics,Chinaispronetobetheworld'sbiggesteconomicentity. C919hasfinisheditsmaidenflightsuccessfullyonMay5th.It’samilestoneforCOMACandChinesecivilaircraftIndustry.COMAChasbeenestablishedfor9yearstillMay11th,2017.BoeingZhoushan B737CompleteandDeliveryCenterlaunchedonMay11th.Inaddition,thejoint-venturebetweenCOMACandUACwillestablishsoon.TheseallcanbringnewopportunitiesforChina'scivilaviationbusiness. Inthespecialtime,hostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandorganizedbyGalleon,CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017washeldonMay10th–11th,2017.Asthe8thannualindustrialevent,CAIIF2017attractedabout250delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CAIIF2017hostednearly25homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredstateoftheartkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion.Theseexpertspeakersshowedcuttingedgetopicssuchas,Acceleratetheinnovation-drivendevelopmentofaviationindustry,PersistonOpeningandInnovationtoDevelopCivilAircraftIndustry,Boeing’sIndustrialCooperationinChina,AirbusGlobalizationinChina,CompetitivenessImprovementofChineseCivilAircraftManufacturingIndustry,ManufacturingTechnologiesandIntelligentManufacturing&Assembly,etc.. CAIIF2017alsofeaturedonetoonemeeting,exhibition,andmediainterviewinordertotryitsbesttomakedelegatesinformative.Wearedelightedtoexpressthatthisyear’sforumhasdeeperimpressionnotonlynbecauseithasgatheredalmostgloballeadingenterprisesinaircraftmanufacturingindustrybutalsoithasdiscussedvaluabletopics.WewouldliketothankCAIIF2017’shosts,sponsorsandassociation,mediapartners.

    Jun 14,2017
  • Comac Foresees A Future Of ‘Intelligent Aircraft’

    SHANGHAI—Comac islookingatsupersonicspeedandunconventionalconfigurationsamong thetechnologiesforaircrafttofollowthewidebodyairlineritwill developwithUAC. Thetwocompaniesmayregisterajointcompanyforthewidebody aircraftprogramthismonth,ComacVicePresidentShiJianzhongsaid, referringtotheeventthatwouldmarkthelaunchoffull-scale development.HespokeatCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017inShanghaiorganizedbyGalleon For thefuture,Comacisinvestigatingnewpropulsionsystems;new structures;unconventionalconfigurations;supersonicspeed;andnew energysources,Shisaid.ItisalsoconsideringtheuseofBigData, andaconceptcalledthe“intelligentaircraft.”Theworkisgoingonin consultationwithsuppliers,Shisaid,neithergivingdetailsnor sayingwhenanaircraftincorporatingthetechnologiesmayappear. Comac andUACsaidinNovemberthatdevelopmentofthewidebodyaircraft wouldtake10years.Sincetheprogramisnowsupposedtobefully launchedthisyear,thescheduleimpliesfirst deliveryin2027.However,programmanagershavediscussedadaterangeof2025–28. Slippage isappearingevenbeforethebeginningoffull-scaledevelopment, however.InNovember,ComacandUACexpectedtosetuptheirjoint companyin2016,orinthefirstquarterof2017. Theystill havenotdoneso.“InMay,wemaysignanagreementwiththeRussian sideandholdtheceremonyforregisteringthejointcompanyin Shanghai,”Shisaid. TheC919flight wasplannedforFebruary,Shitoldtheconference.Hewasevidently referringtothelatestschedule,becausewhentheprogramlaunchedin 2008,thefirstprototypewassupposedtoflyin2014.Whenthedayof thefirstflightfinallyarrived,“Everyonewillhavenoticedthatthe weatherwasnotparticularlygood,buttheflightwasquiteperfect,” themanagersaid. Outwardly confidentatthetimeofitsestablishmenttocreatetheC919in2008, Comachasrecentlytendedtoemphasizethechallengesthatithasfaced. Among thedifficultiesatthetimeofestablishment,“Staffingwasa difficulty,”Shisaid.“Atthetime,therewerefewpeopleworkingon commercialaircraftinChina.Includingadministrativestaffmembers,we hadonly3,000people.Butnowwehavepassed10,000,including,of course,someforeigners,peoplewehavetrainedanduniversitystudents inmanyfields—graduatestudents,doctoralstudents,andsoon,”Shi said. ComacwasformedfromseveralAvicunits,particularlythosethatweremakingtheARJ21regionaljet,whichbecameaComacproduct.AvicbuildsthestructuresoftheARJ21andC919. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • AECC Aims At Near-Leap-1C Performance For Its Engine

    SHANGHAI—AeroEngineCo.ofChina(AECC), developingtheCJ-1000turbofanfortheComacC919airliner,isaiming atwhatitbelievesisaspecificationonlyslightlyinferiortothose ofrivalengines. Thrust-specificfuelconsumptionin cruisefortheinitialversionoftheengine,theCJ-1000A,willbe0.53 lb.perlb.ofthrustperhour,accordingtodetailsissuedbyGalleon, aChineseconferenceorganizer.Galleonhaspublishedtheinformation inabrochureforChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2017tobe heldMay24-25atShenyang,China.AECC,whichissupportingthe conference,isevidentlyGalleon’ssource. FortheCFM Leap-1C,theonlyengineavailablefortheC919untiltheCJ-1000is ready,cruisefuelconsumptionis0.5lb.perlb.perhour,Galleon says.Again,theconferenceorganizermustberelyingoninformation fromAECC. ThePW1100GoftheAirbusA320neofamilyhasthesame cruisefuelconsumptionastheLeap-1C,inAECC’sestimation.Engineers workingontheCJ-1000havepreviouslysaidtheyneededtomatchtheCFM Leap-1C,becausetheywereworkingtothesamepropulsionspecification setbyComac. TheCJ-1000Aisintendedtogenerate takeoffthrustof28,200lb.Atimelinesuggeststhetwo-shaft,ungeared turbofanwillgointoproductionin2022. Foreign engineersdoubtthattheCJ-1000Acanbedevelopedinanythinglikethe publishedschedule.TheChineseindustryhasnegligibleexperiencein developingcommercialengines,letaloneonethatissupposedtogo head-to-headwithtwoofthelatestproductsfromWesternmanufacturers. ThesecondversionofAECC’sturbofan,theCJ-1000B,isscheduledto followin2026withathrustof30,800lb.thrustandcruisefuel consumptionof0.52lb.perlb.perhour. Bypassratiofor theCJ-1000Awillbegreaterthannine.Theoverallpressureratiois intendedtobeabout40,whilenoiseshouldbe15PENdBbelowtheFAA’s Stage4requirement. AECCisdesigningitsenginefora turbineinlettemperatureof1,577C(2,871F)andnitrogenoxide emissionsmorethan50%belowtheCAEP6requirementofthe International CivilAviationOrganization. AECCwas formedin2016,mostlybysplittingofftheengineunitsofAvic.The CJ-1000isaprojectofaShanghaisubsidiary,AECCCommercialAircraft Engines,formerlyAvicCommercialAircraftEngines. The manufacturerexpectsaproductionrunof1,670CJ-1000s,including124as spares,accordingtoGalleon’sbrochure.Thatimpliesthat773C919s willusetheengine. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • Amid ARJ21 Ramp-Up, Comac Plans More Automation

    SHANGHAI—ComacisplanningincreasedautomationasitsetsupasecondproductionlineforitsARJ21regionaljet. AfinalgoalistoachieveamovingproductionlineliketheonethatBoeingusesinmakingthe737,aComacofficialtoldaconferenceinShanghai. But amovinglinelooksfaraway,sincethemanufacturerstillhasworkto doeveningettingitsfirstproductionlineuptoaplannedrateof15 aircraftperyear.Beyondthat,thecompanyistargetingoutput30 aircraftperyear,whichwillneedthesecondlineand,ultimately,50 aircraftperyear. Comacsaidithasordersformorethan300 ARJ21s.Thecompanytendstobelooseinitsdefinitionof“order,” however,countingcontractsthatWesternaircraftmakerswouldnot regardasdefinitive. The currentARJ21lineisattheoldShanghaiAircraftManufacturingplant, theoriginalbaseoftheprogram,atDachang,Shanghai.Thesecondis beingbuiltatComac’snewandvastlylargerplantonthesouthernside ofShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport,whereComacwillalsoassemble the158-seatC919airliner.TheARJ21isdesignedtoseat78intwoclasses. The firstARJ21wasdeliveredinNovember2015toComacsubsidiaryChengdu Airlines,whichbeganflyingthetypecommerciallyinJune2016.Ithas twounitsinservice. “Wehavetwonumbers,”theofficialtoldtheMayCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF)organizedbyGalleon. “Oneisanannualproductionrateof30aircraft[thefirsttarget]and anotherisamaximumof50.Butwhetheritis30or50,ourDachang productionlinecannotmeetthedemand.Soweneedasecondproduction line.”Currently,thejoiningofcenterandrearfuselagemodulesis completelymanual,hesaid,adding:“Ournewplanwillcertainlyachieve automation.”Atthesametime,AvicfactoriesatXianandChengdu intendtoautomatetheirworkinbuildingARJ21structures,headded. The DachangplantassemblesARJ21susingmajorstructuralassemblies receivedmostlyfromthoseandotherAvicfactories.Ofsixmain processesatDachang,onlyone—theconnectionofthetailconeandrear fuselage—canbedoneasfast15timesayear,theofficialsaid.The stationforfittingoutthenose,forexample,hasacurrentcapacityof onlyeightunitsperyear.Connectingthecenterfuselageandouter wingboxescanbedoneonlyninetimesperyear. Comac’s productionengineershaveaplanforrelievingeachbottleneckat Dachang.Thisappearsnottoincludemuchoftheautomationplannedfor Pudong,wheretheARJ21productionlinenowunderconstructionisto haveanannualcapacityof30aircraft.ItisnotclearhowComac expectstostretchto50peryear,buttheconferenceheardthatDachang willfurtheraddcapacityifrequired. The capacityofAvic’sfactoriesdoesnotlimitproduction,atleastso far.Surveyingthem,ARJ21programmanagershavefoundthefactoriescan buildstructuresfortheaircraftfasterthanComaccancurrently assemblethem.Someevenhavethecapacitynowtobuildtheirpartsfor 50aircraftperyear. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • AI to be applied to future wide-body aircraft

    Overahundredofficialswithaircraftmanufacturers,airlinesandavionicsystemsupplierstakepartintheCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017inShanghaitodiscusstheavionicstrends,airworthinesscertificationandflightreliability.--TiGong THEavionicssystemwithartificialintelligence(AI)willbeappliedtofuturewide-bodyaircrafttorealizeunmannedflying,maintenanceandairtrafficmanagement,anofficialwithCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)said. Theartificialintelligencesystemthatmakesdecisionsforpilotswillbecomeatrendforfutureavionicsystems,saidYanLinfang,directorwiththecomprehensiveavionicsystemdesignandresearchdepartmentoftheCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute.SheleadsthedevelopmentoftheavionicsystemfortheChina-Russiawidebodycommercialaircraftproject. Currently,jetlinerscanalreadytakeoff,cruiseandlandautomaticallyusingtheironboardflightcomputers,butpilotsoperatemanuallyfortakeoffandlandingtoensurethesafety. "Infuture,thepilotwillonlyneedtomonitortheoperationoftheAIsystem,"YantoldtheCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017.Hundredsofofficialswithaircraftmanufacturers,airlinesandavionicsystemsupplierstookpartintheforumtodiscusstheavionicstrends,airworthinesscertificationandflightreliability. Newssource:Shanghaidaily

    Jun 14,2017
  • CAIF 2017 Post-event Report

    OVERVIEW WiththethemeofIntelligentAvionics,‘Touch’thefuture,CAIF2017attractedover400delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CAIF2017hostednearly30homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredstateoftheartkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion. StatisticaldatashowthatChinawillneed6810newaircraftoverthenext20years,thetotalvalueofmorethanUS$1.0trillion,Chinesecivilaviationfleetscalewillincreasetonearlythreetimesthannow.By2034,China'snewaircraftaccountedfor16.6%ofthetotalglobalaircrafts,accountsfor42%ofthetotalnumberofnewaircraftsintheAsia-pacificregion,itsmarketvaluealsooccupiestheworldof17%ofthetotalvalueofthenewaircrafts,andChinaisexpectedtosurpasstheU.S.in2030tobecometheworld'slargestaviationmarket.withthespeedingupoftheresearchanddevelopmentofChina'scivilaviationmarketandtheinfluenceoftheaircraftfleetupdatescoming,Inthenextfewyears,China'savionicsmarketwillpresentthetrendofacceleratedgrowth. OrganizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandChineseAeronauticalEstablishment,co-organizedbyGalleon,CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017washeldonApril18th–19th,2017.WiththethemeofNewIdea,NewConcept,ForeseetheFuture,CAIF2016attractedover400delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.And,CAIF2017hostednearly30homeandabroadspeakers,whodeliveredinformativeandcuttingedgekeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion.Theseexpertspeakersshowedcuttingedgetopicssuchas,NewNavigationSystem,DevelopingAvionicsinChina,IridiumNEXT,SkyFusion,EnhancedVisionSystem,etc... CAIF2017alsofeaturedonetoonemeeting,exhibition,andmediainterviewinordertotryitsbesttomakedelegatesinformative.Wearedelightedtoexpressthatthisyear’ssummithasdeeperimpressionnotonlybecauseithasgatheredalmostgloballeadingenterprisesinavionicsindustrybutalsoithasdiscussedvaluabletopics. WewouldliketothankCAIF2017’shosts,sponsorsandassociation,mediapartners.CAIF2018willbeheldon2018April,lookforwardtomeetingyouagainnextyear.

    Jun 14,2017
  • China Calls On Germany in C919 EASA Certification Push

    Chinese premierLiKeqianghascalledonGermanytohelpwithChina’spushtowards securingtypecertificationforitsin-developmentC919narrowbodyfromthe EuropeanAviationSafetyAgency. Thiswas reportedbystate-ownedmediaXinhua,duringLi’sofficialvisittoBerlin wherehemetwithGermanchancellorAngelaMerkel. COMACapplied fortypecertificationoftheC919withEASAlastyearviatheCivilAviation AdministrationofChina.Lastmonth,themanufacturerdisclosedthatEASAhas startedworkontheC919approval,havingvisiteditsShanghaifacilityto examinethemanufacturingprocess. TheC919took itsfirstflighton5May,morethansevenyearsaftertheprogrammewasfirst launched.COMAChassofarsecuredcommitmentsfor570ofthetype,althoughlargelyfromChineseairlinesandleasing companies. Themanufacturer’sapproachtoEASAshowsitambitionforthejettonot beconstrainedbyChina’sborders. ItalsoconfirmsCOMAC’sbreakawayfromseekingthe co-operationoftheUSFederalAviationAdministration,whichhasyetto certifytheARJ21regionaljetdespiteyearsspentshadowingtheCAAC. COMACis targetingfortheC919toachievecertificationandenterintoservicein 2020-2021. Recently, COMACalsostartstopaytheironaviationaftermarketservice,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo, LtdwillassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraft OperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonafter marketserviceofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21. Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystem construction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagement andsupplychainSharedlibraries. Formore informationpleasecontact:marketing@galleon.cc

    Jun 14,2017
  • Over 35 000 Aircraft And 530 000 Pilots To Be Needed In The Next 20 Years

    The world’spassengeraircraftfleetabove100seatsissettomorethandoublein thenext20yearstoover40,000planesastrafficissettogrowat4.4 percentperyear,accordingtoAirbus’latestGlobalMarketForecast2017-2036. Over thisperiod,increasingnumbersoffirsttimeflyers,risingdisposableincome spentonairtravel,expandingtourism,industryliberalisation,newroutesand evolvingairlinebusinessmodelsaredrivinganeedfor34,170 passengerand730freighteraircraftworthacombinedtotalof US$5.3trillion. Over70 percentofnewunitsaresingleaislewith60percentforgrowthand40percent forreplacementoflessfuelefficientaircraft. Adoublinginthecommercialfleetoverthenext20years seesaneedfor530,000newpilotsand550,000newmaintenanceengineers,and providesAirbus’globalservicesbusinessacatalysttogrow. Air trafficgrowthishighestinemergingmarketssuchasChina, India,therestofAsiaandLatinAmericaandalmostdoublethe 3.2percentperyeargrowthforecastinmaturemarketssuchasNorth AmericaandWesternEurope. Emerging marketscurrentlyhometo6.4billionoftheworld’s7.4billionpopulationwill accountfornearly50percentoftheworld’sprivateconsumptionby 2036. “Air travelisremarkablyresilienttoexternalshocksanddoublesevery15years,” saidJohnLeahy,ChiefOperatingOfficer–Customers,AirbusCommercial Aircraft.“AsiaPacificcontinuestobeanengineforgrowth,with domesticChinatobecometheworld’slargestmarket.AndonlyinChinamarket,100,000new commercialairlinepilotsand100,000newmaintenancetechnicianswillbeneed. Underthisbackground,“ChinaAviationTrainingForum 2017”willbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,2017 inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenter.CATF2017willshare thelatestinformationofChinaaviationtrainingmarkettoexplorethe opportunitiesincooperationinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.Wesincerely inviteyoutoparticipatetheupcomingCATF2017.Ourprofessionalorganizing committeewillprovideyouone-stopservicetohelpyoudigthemaximumvalue foryourbusiness. For moreinformation,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc

    Jun 14,2017
  • AECC Aims At Near-Leap-1C Performance For Its Engine

    SHANGHAI—AeroEngineCo.ofChina(AECC),developingtheCJ-1000turbofanfortheComacC919airliner,isaimingatwhatitbelievesisaspecificationonlyslightlyinferiortothoseofrivalengines. Thrust-specificfuelconsumptionincruisefortheinitialversionoftheengine,theCJ-1000A,willbe0.53lb.perlb.ofthrustperhour,accordingtodetailsissuedbyGalleon,aChineseconferenceorganizer.GalleonhaspublishedtheinformationinabrochureforChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2017tobeheldMay24-25atShenyang,China.AECC,whichissupportingtheconference,isevidentlyGalleon’ssource. FortheCFMLeap-1C,theonlyengineavailablefortheC919untiltheCJ-1000isready,cruisefuelconsumptionis0.5lb.perlb.perhour,Galleonsays.Again,theconferenceorganizermustberelyingoninformationfromAECC. ThePW1100GoftheAirbusA320neofamilyhasthesamecruisefuelconsumptionastheLeap-1C,inAECC’sestimation.EngineersworkingontheCJ-1000havepreviouslysaidtheyneededtomatchtheCFMLeap-1C,becausetheywereworkingtothesamepropulsionspecificationsetbyComac. TheCJ-1000Aisintendedtogeneratetakeoffthrustof28,200lb.Atimelinesuggeststhetwo-shaft,ungearedturbofanwillgointoproductionin2022. ForeignengineersdoubtthattheCJ-1000Acanbedevelopedinanythinglikethepublishedschedule.TheChineseindustryhasnegligibleexperienceindevelopingcommercialengines,letaloneonethatissupposedtogohead-to-headwithtwoofthelatestproductsfromWesternmanufacturers. ThesecondversionofAECC’sturbofan,theCJ-1000B,isscheduledtofollowin2026withathrustof30,800lb.thrustandcruisefuelconsumptionof0.52lb.perlb.perhour. BypassratiofortheCJ-1000Awillbegreaterthannine.Theoverallpressureratioisintendedtobeabout40,whilenoiseshouldbe15PENdBbelowtheFAA’sStage4requirement. AECCisdesigningitsengineforaturbineinlettemperatureof1,577C(2,871F)andnitrogenoxideemissionsmorethan50%belowtheCAEP6requirementoftheInternational CivilAviationOrganization. AECCwasformedin2016,mostlybysplittingofftheengineunitsofAvic.TheCJ-1000isaprojectofaShanghaisubsidiary,AECCCommercialAircraftEngines,formerlyAvicCommercialAircraftEngines. Themanufacturerexpectsaproductionrunof1,670CJ-1000s,including124asspares,accordingtoGalleon’sbrochure.Thatimpliesthat773C919swillusetheengine. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • Comac Foresees A Future Of ‘Intelligent Aircraft’

    SHANGHAI—ComacislookingatsupersonicspeedandunconventionalconfigurationsamongthetechnologiesforaircrafttofollowthewidebodyairlineritwilldevelopwithUAC. Thetwocompaniesmayregisterajointcompanyforthewidebodyaircraftprogramthismonth,ComacVicePresidentShiJianzhongsaid,referringtotheeventthatwouldmarkthelaunchoffull-scaledevelopment.HespokeatCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017inShanghaiorganizedbyGalleon Forthefuture,Comacisinvestigatingnewpropulsionsystems;newstructures;unconventionalconfigurations;supersonicspeed;andnewenergysources,Shisaid.ItisalsoconsideringtheuseofBigData,andaconceptcalledthe“intelligentaircraft.”Theworkisgoingoninconsultationwithsuppliers,Shisaid,neithergivingdetailsnorsayingwhenanaircraftincorporatingthetechnologiesmayappear. ComacandUACsaidinNovemberthatdevelopmentofthewidebodyaircraftwouldtake10years.Sincetheprogramisnowsupposedtobefullylaunchedthisyear,thescheduleimpliesfirst deliveryin2027.However,programmanagershavediscussedadaterangeof2025–28. Slippageisappearingevenbeforethebeginningoffull-scaledevelopment,however.InNovember,ComacandUACexpectedtosetuptheirjointcompanyin2016,orinthefirstquarterof2017. Theystillhavenotdoneso.“InMay,wemaysignanagreementwiththeRussiansideandholdtheceremonyforregisteringthejointcompanyinShanghai,”Shisaid. TheC919flightwasplannedforFebruary,Shitoldtheconference.Hewasevidentlyreferringtothelatestschedule,becausewhentheprogramlaunchedin2008,thefirstprototypewassupposedtoflyin2014.Whenthedayofthefirstflightfinallyarrived,“Everyonewillhavenoticedthattheweatherwasnotparticularlygood,buttheflightwasquiteperfect,”themanagersaid. OutwardlyconfidentatthetimeofitsestablishmenttocreatetheC919in2008,Comachasrecentlytendedtoemphasizethechallengesthatithasfaced. Amongthedifficultiesatthetimeofestablishment,“Staffingwasadifficulty,”Shisaid.“Atthetime,therewerefewpeopleworkingoncommercialaircraftinChina.Includingadministrativestaffmembers,wehadonly3,000people.Butnowwehavepassed10,000,including,ofcourse,someforeigners,peoplewehavetrainedanduniversitystudentsinmanyfields—graduatestudents,doctoralstudents,andsoon,”Shisaid. ComacwasformedfromseveralAvicunits,particularlythosethatweremakingtheARJ21regionaljet,whichbecameaComacproduct.AvicbuildsthestructuresoftheARJ21andC919. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • Amid ARJ21 Ramp-Up, Comac Plans More Automation

    SHANGHAI—ComacisplanningincreasedautomationasitsetsupasecondproductionlineforitsARJ21regionaljet. AfinalgoalistoachieveamovingproductionlineliketheonethatBoeingusesinmakingthe737,aComacofficialtoldaconferenceinShanghai. Butamovinglinelooksfaraway,sincethemanufacturerstillhasworktodoeveningettingitsfirstproductionlineuptoaplannedrateof15aircraftperyear.Beyondthat,thecompanyistargetingoutput30aircraftperyear,whichwillneedthesecondlineand,ultimately,50aircraftperyear. Comacsaidithasordersformorethan300ARJ21s.Thecompanytendstobelooseinitsdefinitionof“order,”however,countingcontractsthatWesternaircraftmakerswouldnotregardasdefinitive. ThecurrentARJ21lineisattheoldShanghaiAircraftManufacturingplant,theoriginalbaseoftheprogram,atDachang,Shanghai.ThesecondisbeingbuiltatComac’snewandvastlylargerplantonthesouthernsideofShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport,whereComacwillalsoassemblethe158-seatC919airliner.TheARJ21isdesignedtoseat78intwoclasses. ThefirstARJ21wasdeliveredinNovember2015toComacsubsidiaryChengduAirlines,whichbeganflyingthetypecommerciallyinJune2016.Ithastwounitsinservice. “Wehavetwonumbers,”theofficialtoldtheMayCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF)organizedbyGalleon.“Oneisanannualproductionrateof30aircraft[thefirsttarget]andanotherisamaximumof50.Butwhetheritis30or50,ourDachangproductionlinecannotmeetthedemand.Soweneedasecondproductionline.”Currently,thejoiningofcenterandrearfuselagemodulesiscompletelymanual,hesaid,adding:“Ournewplanwillcertainlyachieveautomation.”Atthesametime,AvicfactoriesatXianandChengduintendtoautomatetheirworkinbuildingARJ21structures,headded. TheDachangplantassemblesARJ21susingmajorstructuralassembliesreceivedmostlyfromthoseandotherAvicfactories.OfsixmainprocessesatDachang,onlyone—theconnectionofthetailconeandrearfuselage—canbedoneasfast15timesayear,theofficialsaid.Thestationforfittingoutthenose,forexample,hasacurrentcapacityofonlyeightunitsperyear.Connectingthecenterfuselageandouterwingboxescanbedoneonlyninetimesperyear. Comac’sproductionengineershaveaplanforrelievingeachbottleneckatDachang.ThisappearsnottoincludemuchoftheautomationplannedforPudong,wheretheARJ21productionlinenowunderconstructionistohaveanannualcapacityof30aircraft.ItisnotclearhowComacexpectstostretchto50peryear,buttheconferenceheardthatDachangwillfurtheraddcapacityifrequired. ThecapacityofAvic’sfactoriesdoesnotlimitproduction,atleastsofar.Surveyingthem,ARJ21programmanagershavefoundthefactoriescanbuildstructuresfortheaircraftfasterthanComaccancurrentlyassemblethem.Someevenhavethecapacitynowtobuildtheirpartsfor50aircraftperyear. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • Exclusive Analysis on the Upcoming China Aero Engine Group

    (TheopinionsbelowdonotrepresentGalleon'sviewpoints.) Aeroenginecompaniestorestructure,promotingasymptoticmajorprojects According toUCAS,thatChinaAeroEngineGroupwillbeformallysetupin Beijing.Itconsistsof46units(22aeroenginemanufacturersand institutes),AVIC621(AVICBeijingInstituteofAeronautical Materials),3repairshopandsomeothersmallunits.Afterthe establishment,theGroupCompanywillbecometheworld'slargestAero Engineenterprise,totalassetsof110billionYuan.National reinvestmentupto35billionYuan,amongit15billionfromthe NationalDevelopmentandReformCommission(NDRC),10billionfromthe Beijinggovernment,3billionfromAVICGroup,2billionfromAVIC CommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd(ACAE),5billionfromChina NationalPetroleumCorporation(CNPC)andChinaNationalOffshoreOil Corporation(CNOOC),etc.ThepresidentofChinaAerospaceScienceand IndustryCorporation(CASIC),CaoJianguowilltakethechairmanof ChinaAeroEngineGroup,vicepresidentofAVICGroup,LiFangyongwill beinchargeofthepresidentofChinaAeroEngineGroup.Thenewly restructuredgroupwillbeofficiallyannouncedandsetuponJanuary 25th2016. Aero enginesystemwillbecompletelyseparatedfromAVICGroup,settingupa brandnewcompany,toseekindependentdevelopment.Thisisan epoch-makingevent. TheestablishmentofChina AeroEngineGroupmeanstheAeroenginesystemwillbecompletely separatedfromAircraftsystem,promotinglargenumberofmajorprojects andofferingmoreopportunityforChinaaviationindustry. Accordingtoanalysts,theestablishmentofChinaAeroEngineGroup meansaeroenginesystemwillbecompletelyseparatedfromAVICGroup, promotingmajorprojectsbrewingsince2012.MinisterofIndustryand informationtechnologyMiaoXumentionedinhisreport,in2016 implementationofmajoraeroengineprojectswouldmeetspiritof agreement. Afewdaysago,ScienceandTechnologyMinister WanGangalsosaidthataccordingtotheCPCCentralCommitteeand StateCouncildecision,theywillpaycloseattentiontotheselection ofcountriesreflectsthestrategicintenttolaunchanumberofmajor scientificandtechnologicalprojectsandengineering,thefirstranked projectistheaeroengineproject,whichisemphasized"topreparethe implementationoftheprogramassoonaspossible."TheChinaAero EngineGroup’sestablishmentisinlinewithqualifiedstandard. Aeroenginetechnologyisfilledwithdifficulty,highrisk,itcosts largeinvestmentandtakeslongcycle,knownastheaircraft manufacturers‘crownjewel’.Currently,onlyfivecountriescould independentlydevelopaviationengines,theyareBritish,France,Unite State,Russia,andChina.ButChina'saeroengineismainlyimported, civilaircraftarealluseimportedproducts,independentresearchand developmentcapabilityfallsbehindotherdevelopedcountries. Specialistssaidthattheaero-enginemanufacturer-independentoutof theaircraftmanufacturesystemisinlinewithinternationalpractice. Itwillhavemoreflexibility,andmaximizeR&Defficiencyfor aeroenginemanufacturers. TheUSNationalKeyTechnology ProgramDocumentationdescribedtheaviationenginetechnologyasa sophisticatedtechnologywhichishardforthenovicetoaccess.It requiresStatestofullyprotectandusetheresultsinthefield, long-termaccumulationofdataandexperience,aswellascountrieswith largeinvestments.’theimplication,aeroengineisakindof significanttechnology,whichcannotsharewithothers. Thereisnodenyingthataircraftistheepitomeofmanufacturing industry,however,aero-engine,theheartoftheaircraft,isworthyof thenameofPearlonthecrowninmanufacturingindustry. ChinaAircraftHeartinBadNeedof Replacement China isalwaysthebiggestbuyerofaircraftandaero-engines.Inorderto solvetheproblemofweakresearchanddevelopingcapabilityof aero-engine,AVIChasestablishedAVICCommercialAircraftEngineCo., Ltd.withstate-ownedbusinesslikeShanghaiElectricGroupCompany Limitedwhoseaimistomeettheneedsofresearch,manufacturingparts ofdomestichighbypassratioturbofanengine.However,itsdevelopment isunsatisfied.ThetechnicaldifficultiesofChinaaero-engine developmentreadasfollows, AccordingtotheresourcesfrommediaandInternet,therestructuremayinvolvethefollowingcompanies, NewsSource:UCAS

    Jun 12,2017
  • IATA Launches First Virtual Reality Training Tool For Ground Operations

    TheInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA)announcedthelaunchofRampVR,theindustry’sfirstvirtualreality(VR)trainingplatformforgroundoperations,attheIATAGroundHandlingConference(IGHC)inBangkok. “Improvingrampsafetyandreducingdamagetoaircraftandgroundequipmentthroughbettereducationandtrainingisanindustrypriority,buttraininginthisextremelyactiveenvironmentcanbeachallenge.RampVRallowsuserstosafelyimmersethemselvesinrampoperationsandexperienceavarietyofscenariosindifferentoperatingconditions.” “RampVRalsoprovidesuserswithbuilt-inmetricstotracktheirperformance,andreal-timeaccesstokeyreferencematerial,”saidFredericLeger,IATA’sDirectorforAirport,Passenger,CargoandSecurityProducts. RampVRwasdevelopedinconsultationwithairlines,airportsandgroundserviceproviderstomeettheirtrainingneedswhilereducingtheburdenofaccessingtherampfortraining(security,safety,availabilityofaircraft,etc.).Currentlytwomodulesareavailable:AircraftTurnaroundInspectionsandAircraftMarshalling. RampVRisfullycompliantwithIATAstandardsassetoutintheAirportHandlingManual(AHM)andIATAGroundOperationsManual(IGOM). “Talentdevelopmentisessentialtomakingourindustrysafe,secure,andsustainable.Innovativetechnologyisthekey.” “VRinthelearningcontextincreasesknowledgeretentionbyasmuchasfourtimeswhileimprovingmotivationandengagement.VRisheretostayandwearealreadyconsideringexpandingitsuseindifferenttrainingareas,”NickCareen,IATA’sSeniorVicePresident,Airport,Passenger,CargoandSecurityconcluded. AlsofocusingonVRapplicationinaviationtraining,“ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017”willbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenterwhichishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandco-organizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,LtdandShanghaiUniversityofEngineeringScience.Therewillbeapaneldiscussion“NewTechnologyApplicationinAviationTraining”discussedbyexpertsfromIATA,ICAO,IFALPA,ChinaHainanAirlines,ChinaEasternAirlines... Formoreinformation,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc

    May 26,2017
  • China Business Aviation - Sunset for Aircraft Deliveries Means New Opportunities for MROs

    Despite TheHurunBusinessJetOwners2017reportstatingthere'sstilldemandfor almost2000newjetstobedeliveredtoChineseoperators,expertsacrossthe globeagreethatthegoldenageofnewbizjetsinthemainlandisover.Yet, whenonedoorcloses,anotheropensandwhiledeliveriesinChinamaybe plummeting,demandforMROhassoared.There'sprettysimplereasonwhy. TogetherwithMacau,TaiwanandHongKong,Chinaisthe largestbusinessaviationmarketinAsia-Pacific.Hometoaround480business jets,thiscountryhasexperiencedaboomindeliveriesofnewmachinesover theperiodof2010-2014,stabilizingthenumberto7%fleetgrowththrough 2014-2016,accordingtodataprovidedbyJetMaintenanceSolutions. Meaning,thelargestnumberofbizjetsflyingaround Chinahasalreadyorisabouttoreachtheendofitswarrantyperiod.Without adoubt,aportionofthesewillbesoldtootheroperatorsinotherregions, butitisinevitablethatmajorityofthefleetwillstaywithinthemainland. Furthermore,accordingtodatafromChina,2016wasthefirstyearforalong time,whenpre-ownedaircraftsurpassednewaircraftdeliveries. "ThismaywellbeanamazingopportunityforMROsto tryandestablishtheirpresenceinoneofthemegaeconomiesoftheworld, however,there'smoretothepicturethananakedeyecansee,"explains DariusSaluga,CEOofJetMaintenanceSolutions."Thechallengesstart withtheneedforon-groundpresence.InordertobecompetitiveinChinese bizavmarket,youmustestablishaJVwithlocallegalentity,thisinstantly posesrisktointernalenvironmentandbusinessprocessesduetocultural differences." AsD.Salugaexplains,thisisjustthetipofthe iceberg,asregulationsinthePeople'sRepublicofChinaareveryspecific, makingcustomsclearance,approvalsfromtheCAACandcomponentsshipmenta painintheneck.EveryusedpartmustreceiveCAACcertification,unwillingly pushingoperatorstoentercostlyOEMsupportprograms.Itisinevitablethat thisputsChinainsecondplaceafterAsiaPacificregion(excl.China)in predictedtotalMROspending-US$6.4billionin2025(over90%growthfrom 2015). However,allthosebumpsalongthewayareonlyminor comparedtothebiggestthreattotheindustry-airportnumber.Accordingto 2016numbers,Chinahasfewerthan300airports,againstmorethan5000inthe UnitedStates.Evenbyadding20airportsayear,itwouldtakepreposterous amountoftimetoevenreachtheU.S.number,letalonesurpassit.Thisslowsdown theentireindustry,affectingbusinessaviationalongtheway. "Noairportsmeansnowheretolandforprivatejet flyers.Thisresultsindeliveryslowdownandtheoverallsectordownslacking off.Nevertheless,therearestillwaysforthirdpartyMROstogettheirhands onChinesebizjets.Firstoff,creatinglocalrepresentation,eventhesmallest one,willgiveyouaheadstart.Then,ifnotyetcreated,buildinganetwork oflocalpartnersthathavedeepunderstandingofregulationsandcustomswill opennewopportunities.Lastbutnottheleast-havingatrickupyoursleeve, forJetMSit'sawaytorecertifysparepartsinaccordancetoCAACrules, willplayahugerole.ThisallowsourChineseclientstobreakfreefromOEM supportprograms.Chinaisbig,butit'sonlyopenforthosethatcanadaptto it,"concludesDariusSaluga,CEOofJetMS. In ordertosupportCOMAC’snewaircraft,forthelargeMROservicesandspare partemarketinChinaaswell,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,Ltd willassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperation SupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketservice ofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceand supportsystemconstruction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supply chainmanagementandsupplychainSharedlibraries. Formoreinformationpleasecontact: marketing@galleon.cc

    May 26,2017
  • CAAC Signs a Letter of Intent with ICAO

    OnMay14-15,theBeltandRoadForumforInternationalCooperationwasheldinBeijing.OntheafternoonofMay14,theCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC)signedaletterofintentwiththeInternationalCivilAviationOrganization(ICAO)duringtheForum.CAACAdministrationFengZhenglinandICAOSecretaryGeneralLiuFangsignedtheagreementonbehalfofthetwoparties. Accordingtotheagreement,thetwopartieswillworktofurtherstrengthentheconnectivitybetweentheNoCountryLeftBehindInitiativeofICAOandtheBeltandRoadInitiativeofChinaandcollaborateinimprovingtheaviationsafetyofcountriesalongtheBeltandRoad,enhancingtheirsafetyandsecurityoversightcapabilities,promotingaviationcapacitybuildingandfacilitatingairtransportliberalizationandfacilitationinthesecountries,soastojointlypromotecivilaviationdevelopmentofcountriesandregionsalongtheBeltandRoad. Thedevelopmentofairtrafficcontroltechnologyisveryimportanttothedevelopmentofcivilaviationindustry.Airtransportindustryisoneofthemaincontributorstotheglobaleconomicprosperity,longtermsustainedtrafficgrowthcanpromotetechnologicaldevelopment. Duringthe13thFive-YearPlan,Chinesegovernmentwillinvest57billionYuanfortheNextGenerationAirTrafficManagementSystem.Morecivilianairportswillbebuilt,underthisbackground,‘CivilAviationAirTrafficManagementIndustryTechnologyInternationalForum2017’willbeheldinBeijing,onSeptember6th–7th,focusontheNextGenerationATMSystemresearch&developmentandmarketdemands.

    May 26,2017
  • Training Provider L3 Consolidates Brands

     UK-basedtrainingprovidersLinkUK,CTCAviationandAerosimTechnologies,whichareultimatelyownedbyU.S.firmL3Technologies,aretoconsolidateunderanewbrand,L3CommercialTrainingSolutions(L3CTS). L3CTSpresidentAlanCrawfordsaidthenewnameleveragesthestrongbrandingofparentcompanyL3Technologies. Underitsnewidentity,L3CTSwillofferend-to-endpilottraining,coveringcadetpilotwork,flightcrewtrainingandcommercialaircrafttrainingsystems. CrawfordsaidtheunificationwillenableL3CTStosupply"integratedandcomprehensivesolutions"toitsairlinecustomers. Overthenext20years,itispredictedthatChina’sdomestictrafficwillovertakeNorthAmericaastheworld’slargestair-trafficmarkets.Therewillbeahugedemandforpilots.It’spossibleforL3CTStomakecooperationwithChineseairlines. HostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017willtakeplaceonSeptember6th-8th,inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenterCo.,Ltd.CATF2017willmainlydiscussthepossibilitiesofcooperationbetweenforeignprovidersandlocalairlines,aviationtrainingschools,colleges,generalaviationcompanies... Formoredetails,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ATWDailyNews

    May 15,2017
  • Boeing Breaks Ground on China's 737 Completion and Delivery Center

     Boeinghasbrokengroundona737completionanddeliverycenterinZhoushan,China,whichisintheZhejiangProvince,astheUSmanufacturerseekstoexpanditsglobalfootprintandstrategicpartnershipwithChina.   AsBoeing'sfirstoverseasfactory,thecompletionanddeliverycenterisscheduledtogointoformaloperationin2018andbereadyforaircraftdeliverybytheendof2018.Thedeliverycenterisexpectedtodeliver8-10aircrafteverymonthandabout100aircrafteveryyear.\   LastOctober,BoeingsignedastrategiccooperationframeworkagreementwithCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC)andtheZhejiangprovincialgovernmentinHangzhouforthecenter.   AccordingtoBoeing,the737completioncenterisajointventurewithCOMACwhilethedeliverycenteriswhollyownedbyBoeing.Thecompletionanddeliverycentercoversatotalareaof40hectares(99acres)andincludesamanufacturinghangar,painthangar,deliverycenterofficebuilding,MROhangar,firestationandstoragefacilities. Industryanalystscitedthe"hugepotentialofChinesemarket"asthemainreasonforthecenter.Todate,aboutone-fifthofgloballyproducednarrowbodyaircraftwillbedeliveredtoChina.   Similarly,AirbusbrokegroundonanA330completionanddeliverycenterinChinalastyear,inadditiontoanA320finalassemblylineopenedinTianjinin2008.   NotonlyB737,A330,A320,Recently,thereareseveralnewaircraftsbroughtintoChinamarket.Inordertosupportthesenewaircraftsaftermarketservice,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,LtdwillassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketserviceofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystemconstruction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagementandsupplychainSharedlibraries.   Formoreinformationpleasecontact: Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ATWDailyNews

    May 15,2017
  • C919 completes final ground test, closer to first flight

    China’shomegrowncommercialjetCOMACC919hascompletedaseriesofhigh-speedtaxitestswhichbringthemuch-anticipatedcommercialjetclosertoitsmaidenflight.ThefirsttestwastakenonApril16,2017,andthefourthtestwasperformedonApril23,2017,atShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport(PVG).AccordingtoCNNMoney,theApril23testisthefinalgroundtrialforC919,andCOMACisexpectingtoflytheaircraftbeforetheendofMay2017. Previously,theCFMLEAP-1Cpoweredaircraftreportedlyreachedatopspeedofaround248kilometersperhourinthefirsthigh-speedtaxitest.Localmediareportedthatduringthefirsttest,thejetcompletedmostoftheground-basedpre-flightevaluations,includinglow-speedandmedium-speedtaxiingtests,toexaminethewholeaircraftanditskeycomponentsandconnectingparts. InFebruary2017,theCommercialAircraftCorp.OfChina(COMAC)statedthatwithinthefirsthalfoftheyearC919passengerjetisexpectedtomakeitsmaidenflight.PhilippePetitcolin,CEOofSafran,toldmediathatC919mighttakeitsfirstflightintheendofApril2017. Thenarrow-bodyaircraft,accommodating156-168passengers,aimstocompetewithBoeing737andAirbusA320.WhileChinaseekstobeinthefirstpositionasaglobalaircraftsupplier,theC919jetisakeysymbolofsuchambitions. TheaircraftisduetolaunchitsfirstflightwithChinaEasternAirlines.COMACpreviouslystatedthatithadreceived570ordersfortheC919aircraftfrom23customers.Theaircraftisscheduledforthefirstdeliveryin2019. Withthelatesttestresult,COMAC’sstriveforC919’sfirstflightmightmeetexpectationsoon.AccordingtoCOMAC,thepotentialmarketfortheC919isestimatedataround650billionyuan($96billion).However,ananalysisofIshkaGlobalstatedthatforthesuccessoftheprogramCOMAChastofocusonsuchafter-marketinfrastructuresasMROservicesandsparepartsavailability. InordertosupportCOMAC’snewaircraft,forthelargeMROservicesandsparepartemarketinChinaaswell,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,LtdwillassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketserviceofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystemconstruction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagementandsupplychainSharedlibraries. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationNews

    Apr 26,2017
  • C919 Ends First High-Speed Taxi Test

    The much-anticipatedC919,thelargehomegrownpassengerjet,hasfinished itsfirsthigh-speedtaxiingtest,anditisjustonestepclosertoits maidenflight. Shanghai-based State-ownedCommercialAircraftCorpofChinaLtd,themanufacturerof theC919,completedthehigh-speedtaxiingtestinShanghaionSunday. Since thefirstC919rolledofftheassemblyline,COMAChasbeenconducting testsinpreparationforitsfirstflight.Sofar,ithascompletedmost ofground-basedpre-flightevaluations,includingthelow-speedand medium-speedtaxiingtests,toexaminethewholeaircraftanditskey componentsandconnectingparts. Wang Yanan,editor-in-chiefofAerospaceKnowledgemagazine,saidhigh-speed taxiingtestsareusuallyconductedatspeedsof230to260kilometers perhour,withthefrontlandinggearslightlyliftedtosimulate takeoff. "It ishardtoevaluatetheintervalsbetweeneachhigh-speedtaxiing tests.Itcouldbetwotothreedaysoroneweek.Itcouldbeveryfast ifeverythingwentrightandnobigtechnicalfaultsoccurred,"Wang said. "Usually, everylatterhigh-speedtestwillbeconductedatafasterspeedthan thepreviousone,andmoresimilartotherealconditionbefore takeoff." He saidCOMACwillevaluateiftheexperimentalperformanceisconsistent tothedesignedcapability,andthecompanywouldhavetofinishallthe stepstoguaranteethesuccessofitsflight. ForB787ofBoeingCoandA350ofAirbusGroupSE,bothwidebodyplanesrequiredhigh-speedtaxiingtestsoflessthan10times. The C919,thesingle-aisle,168-seatandtwin-enginejet,isacommercial aircraftformedium-haulflights.Thehomemadeplaneisexpectedto competewiththeupdatedAirbus320andthenew-generationB737,whichcurrentlydominatethemarket. As themanufactureofC919,COMACisaimingtopromotethedevelopmentof Chinacivilaircraftindustry.JianzhongSHI,VPofCOMAC,KaiLI,VPof COMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&ResearchInstituteandJianhua WANG,ARJ21chieftechnologistofCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturing Co.,ltdwillattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017on May10th-11th,inShanghaiwhichishostedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics,co-organizedbyShanghaiSocietyof Aeronautics,OMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&ResearchInstituteand COMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,ltd. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaDaily

    Apr 26,2017
  • Rolls-Royce Prepares First 'Advance' Engine Core for Testing

    Rolls-Royceismakingfinalpreparationstostarttestingitsnew“Advance3”enginecore,meanttoformthebasisofitsfuturelargepowerplants.TestingwilltakeplaceusingahybridenginebasedonacombinationoftheTrentXWB-84fansystemandTrent1000lowpressureturbine.RollssaysitdesignedtheAdvance3toestablishanew“scaleable”architecture. AssemblyofthefirstAdvance3enginecorestartedlastmonthand“isprogressingwell”atthecompany’sBristolfacilityintheUK;thecompanywillmovethecoretoitsmainbaseinDerby,England,tostarttestinginmid-2017. Unveiledin2014,theAdvanceprogramwillalsoplayapartinfutureUltraFan(includingpossibleOpenRotor)applications.Meanwhile,testingofthefirstprototypePowerGearBox(PGB),whichRollsdescribesas“theworld’smostpowerfulaerospacegearbox”capableofproducingupto100,000horsepower,hasnearedcompletionattheUK-basedcompany’sGermanfacilityinDahlewitz,nearBerlin.Thethree-foot-diameterPGB,alongwitharangeofothernewtechnologyincludinganewlean-burncombustor,willallow20-percentefficiencyimprovementswithinaconventionalenginelayoutanda25-percentimprovementinanUltraFan,thelateriterationofthearchitecture.Althoughthecompanyhasnotidentifiedthefirstapplication,RollsexpectstoreadyAdvanceforentryintoserviceinsomeformby2020andinanUltraFanengineby2025.IthopesthatthePGBcoulduseengineoilforsimplicitybutsaiditwouldnotruleouttheneedtouseadifferentoilinthefinaldesign,giventheextremechallengesuchagearboxpresents.“Itneedstobeabletooperateonahotsummer’sdayintheMiddleEast,”MikeWhitehead,chiefengineerandheadoftheUltraFanprogram,toldjournalistsduringapressvisittoDahlewitzinlateMarch. PhilCurnock,chiefengineerofcivilaerospacestrategyandfutureprograms,addedthatfindingafirstapplicationdependsonaircraftmanufacturers’requirements,andnocompanyhasissuedanRFPyet.HeexplainedthatRollsdesignedthearchitecturetobeasmatureaspossibleaheadoftheidentificationofanapplication,allowingforashorterdevelopmenttimeforthefinalproductionengines. Thegearboxusesfiveplanetarygearsandallowsforaslowerfanbutacorethatcanoperateathigher,moreoptimalspeeds.(Theratioequals4:1withidenticallysizedsungearandplanets.)Theoutergear,alsoknownastheringgear,willnotmoverelativetotheengine.Friedrichshafen,Germany-basedATT(AerospaceTransmissionTechnologies),ajointventureRollsformedwithLiebherrespeciallytodevelopthePGB,hasperformedmuchofthedevelopment. ThefanunderdevelopmentforAdvanceismadeofcarbon/titanium(CTi);Rollshasalreadygonethroughfourgenerationsofbladeandmorethan50birdstriketests.Ithasalsocompletedaflight-testcampaigninTucson,Arizona.Currenttestingtakesthebladebeyond120inchesindiameter,aimedatdevelopingamaturefantechnologyformatingwiththecoreandPGBatDerby. CurnocksaidUltraFanalsoremains“ontrack”fordemonstratorconceptfreeze“laterthisyear,”whileschedulescallforthestartofflighttestingin2021andthepossibilityoffirstapplicationentry-into-servicearound2025. HealsodescribedtechnologydevelopmenteffortsatRolls-Royceforpossiblefutureaircraftthatcouldincludehybrid-electricaircraft,embeddedpropulsionsystemsandpossibledistributedpropulsionusingelectricmotors.AnewRolls-Royce/Airbus-backedAerospaceIntegrationResearchCentre(AIRC)openedatCranfieldUniversityinEnglandonJanuary24toencourageamore“collaborativeapproach”withairframerstodefinepossiblefutureairframe/engineconfigurations,Curnocksaid. According totheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojet engineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD 416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worth overUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6million units,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemand over33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviation powermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,Chinese SocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospace PropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentof aerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportfor aeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,we sincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldin Shenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&D andmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyou themaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc

    Apr 12,2017
  • Russian-Chinese widebody passenger airliner project officially launched

    Postedon April5th,2017 byRussianAviationInsiderinAerospace,Air Transport,Russia,Trending ThejointventurewillbeheadquarteredinShanghaiFree-TradeZone(MarinaLystseva) AjointventurebetweenCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,Ltd.(Comac)andRussia’sUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC)todevelopalong-haulwidebodyaircraft(provisionallydesignatedComacC929)hasbeenregisteredinChina,asfollowsfromUAC’sannualreport.Theestablishmentoftheventuremarkstheofficialstartoftheproject. KnownasChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorporation,thejointventure’sscopeincludesthedevelopment,production,marketing,andaftersalessupportofalong-rangewidebodyaircraft.TheUACandComachaveequalsharesintheproject. Theproject,whichoriginallycalledforlaunchingtheJVattheendof2016,hasbeenleaningmoretowardtheChineseside,asbothitsheadquartersandtheprojectedfinalassemblylinewillbeestablishedinChina.Additionally,theJVwillbeheadedbyGuoBozhi,generalmanagerofComac’swidebodyarm.TheprimaryRussianrepresentativeontheproject,UAC’sSergeyFominykh,willserveasamemberoftheboardofdirectors. TheaircrafttobedevelopedisexpectedtofindthegreatershareofcustomersontheChinesemarket.Laterthisyear,GeneralElectricandRolls-Royceareexpectedtocontesttherighttoprovidetheaircraft’spowerplant.Theoverallmarketisprojectedatbetween800and1,000aircraft,withdeliveriesstartingin2027. TheJV,China-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.LtdwillestablishinMay,accordingtoreliablesources.Inthemeantime,JianzhongSHI,VPofCOMAC,XiufengYIN,VPofChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorpandKaiLI,EngineeringVPofLRWBCAprogramwillallattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onMay10th-11th,inShanghai. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc

    Apr 12,2017
  • Honeywell’s APU is now standard on all Airbus A320s

    Onthe21stofMarch,AirbushasdesignatedtheHoneywell(NYSE:HON)131-9Aauxiliarypowerunit(APU)asstandardequipmentforitsA320familyofaircraft–itisnolongerjustaselectableoptionforairlines. Honeywell'sAPUisnowrecognisedasthegoldstandardfortheA320familythatprovidessignificantfuelsavingsanddemonstratedreliability. "Reducingoperatingcostswhileofferingcustomersthebestairtravelexperiencepossiblecontinuestobekeyforairlines,"BrianSill,president,EnginesandPowerSystems,HoneywellAerospace,said. "Together,HoneywellandAirbusareofferingA320seriescustomersanAPUwithbest-in-classoperationalefficiencyenablingmoreefficient,safeandcomfortabletravelexperienceforairlinepassengers,"Silladded. Honeywellrecentlyshippedits5,000th131-9AAPU.ThisputsthenumberofproductionAPUsfromthe131-9familyatmorethan11,000units,withmorethan100milliontotalflighthours. The131-9seriesAPUhasbeenselectedbyairlinesforthemajorityofnarrow-bodyaircraft.Itsprovenreliabilityhelpsreducedelaysandflightcancellations,allowingairlinestostayonschedulesothattheircustomerscanreachtheirdestinationsontime. HoneywellAerospaceservicesprovidethesupportneededonthegroundandintheairtomanagefleets,safelyandefficientlyplanroutes,serviceaircraftandmore.  HoneywellAerospaceservices hasconfirmedthatattendCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017asoneoftheorganizers.Theannually‘CivilAvionicsInternationalForum’whichwillbeheldinShanghai,onApril18th-19th,2017.Morethan400industryexpertsfromofficialgovernments,industryorganizations,AircraftOEMs,avionicsresearchinstitutes,leadingavionicssuppliersanduniversitieswillparticipateinthisforum. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc   NewsSource:Aviationnews

    Mar 29,2017
  • Bombardier C Series Aircraft Completes Landmark Non-Stop Transatlantic Flight from London City Airport

    BombardierCommercialAircraftconfirmedtodaythataCSeriesaircraftwitharepresentativepayloadsuccessfullyflewnon-stop fromLondonCityAirport(LCY)toJohnF.Kennedy(JFK)AirportinNewYorkCity.ThedirectintercontinentalflightfollowedaseriesofsuccessfulflightstodemonstratetheCS100aircraft'sexceptionalcapabilitiesforoperationstoandfromLCY,includingsteepapproachlandingandshortrunwayperformance. "TheCSeriesaircraftprogramachievedanothersignificantmilestonewiththecompletionofthedemonstrationtestsatLCY.TheCSeriesistheonlycommercialaircraftthatwasspecificallydesignedforoperationsatLCYandweareveryproudofitsperformance.Theaircraftsmoothlyperformedalleighttake-offsandlandingsduringatwo-dayperiod,asplanned.ThisconfirmstheCSeriesaircraft'sunparalleledcapabilities,"saidRobDewar,VicePresident,CSeriesAircraftProgram,BombardierCommercialAircraft."Theaircraftismeetingallperformanceexpectationsandclearlydemonstratesthatitisthebestperformingandmostefficientaircraftinthe100-to150-seatclass." "IthasbeenapleasuretowelcometheBombardierCS100aircraftanditsteamtoLondonCityAirportforthefirsttime,aspartoftheirtestingandevaluationprocess.FollowingthelandmarkCSeriesnon-stopflighttoJFK,welookforwardtothecompletionofitsregulatorycertification,followedbyentryintocommercialpassengeroperationwithSWISS,"addedDecleanCollier,CEOofLondonCityAirport. TransportCanadaandEASAcertificationsforsteepapproachoperationswiththeCS100aircraftisexpectedinthesecondquarterof2017.BombardierhasextensiveexperienceoperatingatLCYAirportwithvariousaircrafttypes,includingtheQ400turbopropaircraft,aswellastheChallenger650aircraftandGlobal5000andGlobal6000businessjets. TheCS100aircraftisthemostefficientandeconomicalcommercialaircraftallowingairlinestoviablyofferdirectintercontinentalflightsfromLCYAirporttobothNorthAmericaaswellastheMiddle-EastontopofopeningnumerousnewrouteopportunitieswithinEurope,RussiaandNorthernAfrica,whichwerenotpossiblewithold-generationaircraft. DavidTidd, formerVicePresident,CSeriesIntegratedProductDevelopment,presentVicePresident,CoreEngineering hasconfirmedthathewouldwillallattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017 tomakeapresentation“HowtoMaketheProcessManagementMoreEffectiveintheProcessofAircraftDevelopmentandProduction” onMay10th -11th,inShanghai,China. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Mar 29,2017
  • Beijing’s Influence In Russo-Chinese Program Growing

    MOSCOWandBEIJING—Chinaincreasinglylookslikeitistakingaleadingroleinapoliticallydrivenwide-bodyaircraftprogramdefinedin2016asanequalpartnershipbetweenMoscowandBeijing. Launchoffull-scaledevelopmentoftheaircraft,comparablewiththeAirbusA330-900,hasslippedbyafewmonths.Fourmonthsagoitwasdueinthelastquarterof2016orthefirstquarterof2017,whichisalmostover.RegistrationofajointprogramcompanyownedbyComacandUnitedAircraftCorp.(UAC)willmarkthelaunch. GeneralElectricandRolls-RoycewillcompetetosupplyaWesternenginewithwhichthewidebodyaircraftwillenterservicearound2027.TheChinesesideisreportedlypushingtodeveloptheintendedsecondtypeofenginefortheaircraft,theLong-RangeWideBodyCommercialAircraft(LRWBCA). Thebalanceoftopappointmentsisoneindicationoftheprogram’stilttowardChina.GuoBozhi,headofComac’swidebodyaircraftdepartment,willbetheoverallprojectleader.Specifically,Guowillbepresidentofthejointcompany,whichwilldesign,sellandsupporttheLRWBCA.SergeyFominykh,UAC’sheadofwide-bodyaircraftprograms,willbeonlyamemberoftheboardofdirectors. Shanghai,Comac’shometown,hasbeenchosenasthelocationfortheheadquartersoftheprojectcompany.ThatwastobepartlybalancedbysettingupthejointengineeringcenterinMoscow.Butithasbeendecidedthattheoffice,responsiblefortop-leveldevelopment,willalsobeinShanghai,anindustrysourcesaid.TheengineerswillspendsomemonthseachyearinMoscow. AWesternengineisneededatfirst.In2016,theRussiansideexpectedtoofferanengine,theforthcomingPD-35ofUnitedEngineCorp.,asanalternativearound2030.TheChinesearepushingtosubstitutetheirproposedengine,theCJ2000,Russia’sLifenewsservicereported.TheChineseambitiontodosoisnotsurprising—andalsoimplausible,sinceChinahasverylittleexperienceindevelopinganykindofaircraftengine,letaloneaturbofanofprobablymorethan70,000lb.thrust,whichtheLRWBCAwillneed. AnothersignofimbalanceisthatComacistobuildtheLRWBCA’smetal-and-compositefuselage,whileUACwillmakethecompositewing.Inbothcases,thatworkwillpresumablyincludedetaildesignanddevelopment.Comacwillalsoperformfinalassembly,thestageofaircraftmanufacturingthatbringsthemostglory.Thewingofanairlinerusuallyaccountsforratherlessthanhalfofthecost,evenifthecenterwingboxisincluded. Discussinghowtobalancethatup,perhapsbyallocatingapreponderantshareofonboardequipment,maybeareasonforthedelayingettingtheprogrammoving.TheChinesenegotiatorsmusthaveheftinthesetalksbecausetheyprobablyhaveeasieraccesstogovernmentfundsthanUAChasandbecauseChina,withitsgreaterpopulationandlargereconomy,willofferamuchbiggerhomemarket. UAC’sannouncementoftheleadershipappointmentsatleastclearsoneobstacletoregisteringthejointcompany—inShanghai.Thiswillhappensoon,aspokespersonforUACsays.TheintendednameisChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.Ltd.,agoodsignofitsgovernmentalorigins. Ifthelaunchdelaydoesnotaffecttheschedule,arequestforproposalsforenginesshouldbeissuedinSeptember,saystheindustrysource.Sixmonthslaterwillcometherequestforproposalsforonboardequipment.Atthispreliminarystage,ComacisleaningtowardGeneralElectric,itspartnerontheARJ21andC919,saysthesource,whileUACprefersRolls-Royce. WhilemaximizingitsinfluenceintheLRWBCAprogram,Comacwouldprefertodevelopitsownwide-body,whichithadpenciledinforthe2020sbeforethetopleadershipofChinaandRussiadecided,evidentlyfordiplomaticreasons,thatthetwocountriesshouldworktogether. TheLRWBCAwillbeabletocarryabout280passengersover12,000km(7,500mi.)initsbasicconfiguration. Thejointventure,China-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.LtdwillestablishinearlyMay,accordingtoreliablesources.Inthemeantime,JianzhongSHI,VPofCOMAC,XiufengYIN,VPofChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorpandKaiLI,EngineeringVPofLRWBCAprogramwillallattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onMay10th-11th,inShanghai. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationWeek

    Mar 29,2017
  • Rolls-Royce Unveils New Maintenance System

    EnginemanufacturerRolls-RoyceistointroduceanewmaintenancesystemforusersofitsTotalCareaftermarketmaintenanceandsupportprogram. Twoyearsago,theUK-basedcompanyopenedanoperationalcenteratitsDerbyheadquarterstooverseemaintenanceactivitiesworldwide,withparticularemphasisonsolvingaircraftongroundsituationsrapidly. Asaresultofearlyexperience,ithasnowdeployedthatexpertiseintothefieldinfiveregions-Asia-Pacific,GreaterChina,MiddleEastandAfrica,EuropeandtheAmericas. Itisnowreplacingthecentraloperationalcenterwithanew"availabilitycenter"inDerbythatwillhaveanoversightroleoverthefivedeployedteams. Amongitsroleswillbethatofqualitycontrolamongthedeployedteams,toensureconsistencyintheiroutput:"Wedon'twanttheregionalteamsdevelopingnewcapabilitiesbythemselves,"saidTomPalmer,SVP-servicesinthecompany'scivilaerospacedivision.Itwillalsoactasalearninghub,ensuringthatlessonslearnedinoneoftheregionsaredisseminatedacrossallfive. WhereastheoperationalcenterwasmorefocusedonurgentengineeringproblemsfacingRolls-Roycepoweredairlines,theavailabilitycenterwouldactasacapacityplanningcenter,ensuringtherightpeopleandpartswereintherightplaceattherighttime,Palmersaid. ItwillbecomeoperationalinMay. Meanwhile,thecompanyisputtingthefinaltouchestoanewcooperativearrangementwithBoeingtomaintainlow-costcarrierNorwegian'sBoeing787s. TheairlinehassignedupwithBoeing'sGoldCareaftercareprogram,whileRolls-Royce'sTotalCarehasbeenassignedtheresponsibilityfortheaircraft'sTrentengines. "GoldCareandTotalCareweren'tdesignedtoworktogether,"Palmersaid.However,theenginemanufacturerhadrealizedthatthetwosystemshadtoco-existinorderfortheairlinetogetthemaximumbenefitfromitsinvestmentinthetwoaftermarketprograms:"Theengine[maintenance]activitieshavetofitwithinthe[overall]aircraftplan." Withthatinmind,Rolls-Roycehadbeenworkingverycloselywithbothairframerandairlinetoputinplacethenecessaryinterfacesandworkingrelationships,hesaid.ThesystemisscheduledtocomeintoeffectinApril. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc

    Mar 29,2017
  • TRUEngine Program Hits 15,000 Engines

    The TRUEngineTMprogramreached15,000engineenrollments,a25%increasein thelastyear.Morethan200operatorsandlessorshaveenrolledtheir enginesintheTRUEngineprogram. "Customers understandthesignificantTRUEnginedesignationbenefits,suchas higherassetresidualvalues,optimizedproductsupportandtheeaseof remarketingtheirassets,"saidJeanLydon-Rodgers,presidentandCEOof GEAviation'sServicesorganization."Thisrecognitionisresultingin increasedenrollment." The TRUEnginequalificationprocessincludesthecustomersubmitting maintenancerecordsandareviewbyGEorCFMtoensureengine configurationandoverhaulpracticesareconsistentwithGE-and CFM-issuedenginemanualsandotherrecommendations.Thereisnocostto participate,andtheTRUEnginedesignationisfullytransferable. With theTRUEnginedesignation,engineowners,potentialbuyers,lessorsand appraisersknowanengine'scontentandmaintenancehistoryhavebeen verifiedbyGEorCFM,enablingthemtomoreeasilyevaluateengine configuration,assetvalueandre-marketability.Third-partystudiesshow enginesmaintainedintheOEMconfigurationcanhaveasmuchas50% higherresidualvalueversusthoseenginesmaintainedwithParts ManufacturerApproval(PMA)contentand/orDesignatedEngineeringRepairs (DERs).TheTRUEnginedesignationisprovidedonanindividualengine serialnumberbasisandremainsineffectuntilthenextshopvisit. Launchedin2008fortheCFM56*enginefamily,theprogramhasexpandedtoincludeGE'sGE90,CF6,GEnxandCF34engines. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:CANNEWS

    Mar 15,2017
  • Boeing Assures Quick Delivery of B737 Max

    BoeingCoplanstodeliversomeofitsnewfuel-efficientB737MaxaircraftdirectlytoChinesecustomersfromitsfledglingcompletionanddeliverycenterinZhoushan,Zhejiangprovince,aftertheplantbeginsoperations,thecompanysaidinBeijing. TheUSaircraftmanufacturer,whichheldanewsconferenceinBeijingonThursday,didnotdisclosewhenthenewZhoushanplantwouldstartoperating. InOctober,BoeingrevealedthecityofZhoushan,nearShanghaiineasternChina,asthelocationofitsfirstoverseasB737completionanddeliverycenter,asitaimstomeetthestrongdemandforsingle-aisleaircraftinChinaandinternationalmarkets. BoeingsaiditwilldeliveritsfirstB737MaxjetaroundMaythisyearandithassofarreceivedmorethan3,600ordersfromover80customersglobally.AirlinesareattractedtotheMaxbecauseitconsumessignificantlylessfuelthanexistingmodels. ComparedwithB737,thecompanysaysitsB737Maxserieswillhelpsave14percentonaverageonfuelbillsandreducenoiseby40percent,andtheplanehasamorespaciousinteriorwithmorestoragespaceforpassengers. "Currently,one-thirdoftheordersfortheB737scomefromChina,ourlargestcustomerforthemodel.Wecouldexpectasimilarproportionof737MaxordersfromChinainthenearfuture." BoeinghasforecastthatChinawillneedabout5,000single-aisleaircraftinthenexttwodecades. Meanwhile,Boeing'sEuropeanarchrivalAirbusGroupSEisbullishonthegrowthpotentialofthesingle-aisleaircraftmarketinChina. ThecompanysaiditisontargettodeliveritsfirstA330inSeptember2017fromitsnewcompletionanddeliverycenterinTianjin,thecompany'sfirstoverseascompletionanddeliverysitefortheA330. By2019,thecenteraimstoreachastableproductionrateoftwoA330aircraftamonth. ThecompletecenterofB737inZhoushanisajointventurebetweenBoeingandCOMAC.BothofBoeingandCOMACwillattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onmaywhichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticandAstronauticandco-organizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&ResearchInstituteandCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaDaily

    Mar 15,2017
  • COMAC ARJ21 performs design optimization flight test

    China’saircraftmanufacturerCOMACannouncedthatARJ21-700AC104 performedadesignoptimizationflighttestthe21st ofFebruary2017in Xining,China. ARJ21aircraftcarriedoutdesign optimizationflighttestoftake-off/go-aroundflightdirectorinXining tofullydemonstratetheperformanceofARJ21take-off/go-aroundflight directorafterdesignoptimization. Previously,COMAC reportedthatARJ21-700aircrafthascompletedfirstglobalCcheckat Taikoo(Shandong)AircraftEngineering(STAECO)onthe8th ofFebruary 2017,markingtheofficialendofthefirstCcheckofthefirst ARJ21-700deliveredtoChengduAirlines. COMACexplainedthat thisCcheckofARJ21-700aircraftwasthefirstenrouteCcheckwhich followedthestandardsofCCAR-145ofCivilAviationAdministrationof China(CAAC).ThisCcheckincludednotonlyroutineCcheckmaintenance itemsbutalsoServiceBulletin(SB)retrofitwork,whichaimsto continuouslyoptimizeandimprovetheaircraftandenhancethesecurity, maintainability,economicalefficiencyandcomfortabilityofthe China-madenewregionalaircraft. COMCAwillsetupanew assemblylineforARJ21toincreasetheintelligentcapabilityin Pudong,Shanghai.JianhuaWANG,theprincipalofthisprogram,will attendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017tomakeapresentationabout"ImprovementofIntelligentAssembly:UpgradingofARJ21AssemblyLine”. CAIIF2017ishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticandAstronautic andco-organizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&Research InstituteandCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationNews

    Mar 15,2017
  • Honeywell and AVIC FACRI Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for HonFei's New Plant

    HoneywellandAVICXi'anFlightAutomaticControlResearchInstitute(AVICFACRI)heldagroundbreakingceremonyinXi'antodayforanewR&DandmanufacturingplanttoberunbyHonFeiFlightControlsTechnologyCo.Ltd.Withthisnewplantunderconstruction,HoneywellandAVICFACRIareworkingmorecloselytosupportthedevelopmentofChina'scommercialaircraftprojects. HoneywellAerospaceexecutivesandhonoredguestsattendedtoday'sceremonyheldinXi'ancity.TheattendeesincludeLiYi,memberofthestandingcommitteeofXi'anMunicipalCommitteeandsecretaryofWorkingCommitteeofCPCPartyinHi-TechIndustrialDevelopmentZone;SongKepu,directorofFACRIandchairmanofHonFei;StevenLien,president,AsiaPacific,HoneywellAerospace;andJeffRollins,vicepresident,AsiaPacificOEM,HoneywellAerospace. HonFeiisajointventureofHoneywellandAVICFACRI,anditprovidesaflightcontrolfly-by-wiresystemfortheC919airliner.ThenewplantislocatedinYantadistrictofXi'anandcoversanareaofabout9,400squaremeters(about2.3acres).HonFeiwillsetupnewfacilitiesthatincludeflightcontrolsystem,softwareandhardwarelaboratoriesinadditiontoaHighlyAcceleratedStressScreentestbench,allofwhichwillexpandbothcompany'sR&Dandmanufacturingcapabilities.TakingadvantageofHoneywell'sleadingtechnologyinfly-by-wireflightcontrol,andAVICFACRI'ssolidtechnologybaseanditsexpertiseofmorethanfivedecades,thisnewplantwillprovidestrongsupportforChina'scommercialaircraftprojects,especiallyfortheC919,China'sfirstlargecommercialairliner. Fordecades,HoneywellhasbeenplayinganactiveroleinsupportingChina'sindustrydevelopment.Withitsleadingtechnologyandcomprehensiveproductportfolio,HoneywellwasselectedbyCOMACtoprovideflightcontrolsystems,wheelsandbrakes,auxiliarypowerunits,andnavigationsystemsfortheC919.OnJuly15,2010,HoneywellandAVICFACRIsignedacooperationintentionagreement.In2012,thetwopartiessignedaninvestmentmemorandumofunderstandingwithXi'anHi-TechIndustrialDevelopmentZone,followedbytheestablishmentofHonFei'sprevioussite. Buildaplatformforinternationalexchangesandcooperation,understandingthelatestsituationofSino-Russiawidebodyaircraftprojectandtechnologydemands,theannually‘CivilAvionicsInternationalForum’whichwillbeheldinShanghai,onApril18th-19th,2017. TheindustryleadingcompanieslikeAirbus,Boeing,COMAC,AVIAGESystems,Honeywell,Thales,RockwellCollins,L-3AviationProductswillparticipateinthisyear’sforum. Loginhttp://www.galleon.cc/CAIF2017/index.aspformoredetails. NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Mar 15,2017
  • Honeywell received EASA certification for its JetWave on the A319

    Honeywell(NYSE:HON)receivedEuropeanAviationSafetyAgencycertificationforitsJetWaveTMhigh-speedsatellitecommunicationshardwareontheAirbusA319.ThecertificationallowsJetWavetobeinstalledandusedontheA319aircraft,providingpassengers,pilotsandoperatorswithaccesstoInmarsat’sGlobalXpressKa-bandservice,GXAviation—theonlyhigh-speedwirelessnetworkthatcoverstheentireglobewhileachievingspeedssimilartothoseexperiencedathomeorintheoffice. Honeywell’sequipmentgivesusersaccesstoastable“Wi-FiintheSky”experienceallowingthemtoeasilysurfthenet,checkemail,downloadlargefiles,shoponline,makevideocallsandaccessmoviesondemandwithoutadropinservice,evenwhenflyingoveroceans.SeveralleadingglobalairlineshavecommittedtoHoneywell’sJetWavehardwareandtheInmarsatnetwork,inadditiontootherbusinessjetmanufacturers. EADAerospace,anEclipsecompany,whichworkscloselywithHoneywell,obtainedtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA)certificationtoinstallJetWaveontheA319.AstheexclusivehardwarethatallowsaircrafttoconnecttoGXAviation,JetWaveenablespilotstoaccessonlineservicesandallowspassengerstobrowsetheinternet,checkemails,andstreammusicandvideosthroughouttheirflight.Operatorsandmaintenancepersonnelcanalsobenefitfromreal-timeupdatestomaximizeflightefficiencyandsafety. “OurJetWavehardwareisdesignedwitheaseofinstallationandmaintenanceinmindtoensurereliablecabinconnectivityaswellasaconsistentWi-FiintheSkyexperienceforusers,”saidJamesMacDougall,director,ProductMarketing,HoneywellAerospace.“WiththiscertificationfromEASA,welookforwardtoprovidingAirbusA319operators,pilotsandpassengerswithaccesstotheultimatebroadbandsolutionfortheskies.” TheEASAcertificationfollowsHoneywell’sfirstAirbusA319installationaspartofaVIPprojectinOctober2016,whichfeaturedstate-of-the-arttechnologiesandcustom-madeinteriorfittings.Previously,JetWavehasalsoreceivedcertificationfrombothEASAandtheFederalAviationAdministrationforsafety,environmentalandinstallationstandards. Theupcoming‘CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017’,whichwillbeheldinShanghai,onApril18th-19th,2017.Morethan400industryexpertsfromofficialgovernments,industryorganizations,AircraftOEMs,avionicsresearchinstitutes,leadingavionicssuppliersanduniversitieswillparticipateinthisforum. RegisterorgetintouchwithMarketing@galleon.ccformoredetail NewsSource:CANNEWS

    Feb 28,2017
  • World's Largest Amphibian Aircraft AG600 Completes First Engine Runs

    State-ownedAVICGeneralAircraftCompanyTuesdaysaidithascompletedfirstenginerunsonallfourenginespoweringitsAG600,theworld'slargestamphibianaircraft. ThefirstprototypeoftheAG600,serialnumber001,rolledoffaproductionlineinthesoutherncityofZhuhailastJuly,andhassinceundergoneaseriesofrigoroustests. BetweenFeb.11and13,allfourofitsenginesperformedexcellentlyintests,accordingtothemanufacturer. TheAG600isexpectedtomakeitsfirstflightinthefirsthalfof2017,twoyearsaftertheoriginally-planned2015. Withamaximumtake-offweightof53.5tonnesandamaximumrangeofaround5,000kilometers,theAG600isintendedforfightingforestfiresandperformingmarinerescues.Italsocanabsorb12tonnesofwaterwithin20seconds. TheAVICGeneralAircraftCompanyhaswon17intentordersfortheamphibiousaircraftAG600,includingtwoat2014ZhuhaiAirShow. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Feb 28,2017
  • Chinese-Made Large Passenger Aircraft C919 Plans Maiden Flight in First Half

    Afterfacingseveraldelaysinitsmanufacturing, China'sstate-ownedaerospacemanufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationof China(COMAC)isallsettomakemaidentestflightofitsnarrow-bodyaircraft C919inthefirsthalfofthisyear,thePeople'sDailyreportedMonday. The Shanghai-basedairframerhasalmostcompletedtheonboardsystemsinstallation aswellasmajorstaticandsystemintegrationtestssinceitwasbuiltonNov. 2,2015. "COMAC isworkingroundtheclock,theFebruarytargetischallengingbutrealistic... majorexperimentsbeforethedebutflighthadalreadybeencompleted." The statictestsimulatesthepressureofflightontheaircraft. "We testedthewholeaircraft,itskeycomponentsandconnectingparts,"said LiQiang,anexpertattheDesignandResearchCenterofCOMAC. In earlyNovember,COMACrantheCFMInternationalLeap-1CenginesontheC919for thefirsttime.TheenginewasalsocertificatedbytheEuropeanAviation SafetyAgencyandtheU.S.FederalAviationAdministrationlastweek. On December25,2016,theC919prototypewasmovedtothetrialflightcenter. The aircraft101conducteditsfirstlow-speedtaxitestonDecember28,andthat thejethasreachedastatewhereitisfullypreparingforitsfirstflight. Meanwhile, thewide-bodyaircraftprojectbetweenCOMACandUACwillstartearlythis year.JianzhongSHI,VicePresidentofCOMACandChiefCommanderofwidebody aircraftproject,willsharetheexperienceofC919firstflighttestandthe progressofwide-bodyaircraftprojectastheChairmanon“Civil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”which ishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldonMay 10th-11th,2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,please donothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Feb 28,2017
  • Safran to merge with Zodiac Aerospace in a $10.6B takeover

    Safran,aninternationalhigh-technologygroup,andZodiacAerospaceagloballeaderinAerosafety,Aircraftsystems,SeatsandCabins,announcedthattheyhaveenteredintoexclusivenegotiationsforanacquisitionofZodiacAerospacebySafranthroughanagreedpublicofferof29.47pershareandasubsequentmergeronthebasisof0.485SafransharesforoneZodiacAerospaceshare.Priortoandconditionaluponthemerger,Safranwoulddistributeaspecialdividendof5.50persharetoitsexistingshareholders.Themergerisvaluedat10billion($10.6billion). Thetransactionwouldcreateagloballeaderinaircraftequipment,allyingthemarketleadingpositions,expertise,technologiesandtalentsofbothSafranandZodiacAerospace.ThenewentitywouldcombineSafran'scapabilitiesinlandinggear,wheelsandbrakes,nacelles,powersystems,actuationandavionics,withZodiacAerospace'sleadingpositionsinseats,cabininteriors,powerdistribution,lighting,fuel,oxygenandfluidsystemsandsafetyequipment. Inelectricalsystems,ZodiacAerospace'sassetswouldreinforceSafran'sportfoliooftechnologiesandpositionthegroupideallyforfuturedevelopmentstowardsthe"moreelectricalaircraft". Onaproformabasis,includingSafran'sworldleadingpropulsionbusiness,thecombinedgroupwouldhavearound92,000employees(ofwhichmorethan45,000inFrance),21.2billion($22.5billion)inadjustedrevenuesand2.7billion($2.8billion)inadjustedrecurringoperatingincome.Onthisbasisthecombinedgroupwouldformthethirdlargestplayerworldwideintheaerospacesector.Thecombinedgroupwouldbecomethesecondlargestplayerworldwideinaircraftequipmentwithproformarevenuesinthesebusinessesof10billion($10.6billion).Itwouldbepresentinover60countries. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Feb 15,2017
  • Innovation Driving Development, Green Leading Future

    FOREWORD:  "Weallsaidthat‘Onegenerationofaircraft,onegenerationof aeronauticalmaterials’,butnowthatwasreversed.”LIHongpingsaid, ViceDirectorDesignerofCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearch Institute. OnNov.24,2015,3rdAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit, organizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics, co-organizedbyAVICBeijingAeronauticalManufacturingTechnology ResearchInstituteandhostedbyGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo., Ltd.,wassuccessfullyheldinBeijing.Thesummitwiththethemeof “InnovationDrivingDevelopment,GreenLeadingFuture”discussedtopics includingthelatestpolicyinaviationindustry,applicationof domesticandforeignadvancedaeronauticalmaterialsresearchand development,trendofaircraftinteriors,leadingcivilaircraft manufacturingtechnology,aero-enginematerialsandprocessing,etc.. Thecompilationofthe13thFive-YearPlaninnewmaterialsindustry madeGraphene,KingofNewMaterials,attractedbypubliconceagain. CHENYali,ResearcherofChinaAviationIndustryR&DCenter, referreditinherspeechthataftertheprogressoftraditional metallicmaterialsandcomposites,industrialmaterialstrendedto "artificialdesign"whichreflectedinthatmaterialscomputing technologyhadgreateffectondevelopmentoffuturematerials,what’s more,emergingmaterialslikenanomaterials,metamaterial,smart materialwouldpossiblyoverturnthedesignconceptofaeronautical equipment.Whatcouldnotbeignoredwasthatimprovementoftraditional materialswhichwouldstillmakedeepinfluenceonfutureaeronautical equipmentenjoyedgreatpotential. "Weallsaidthat‘Onegenerationofaircraft,onegenerationof aeronauticalmaterials’,butnowthatwasreversed.”LIHongpingsaid, ViceDirectorDesignerofCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearch Institute.Sheexpressedherselfinhertopic“AdvancedMetalMaterial withLowerDensityandHigherDamageToleranceAppliedontheCivil AircraftandDevelopmentTutorial”thattherewastwolightspotincivil aircraftmaterialselection.Onewastheapplicationofaluminium lithiumalloy.Forexample,C919firstlyusedaluminiumlithium batteries.Theotherwashighdamagetolerantaluminiumalloy.Thiskind ofalloyofmediumstrengthwasinaccordancewithouraircraftdesign. Inaddition,underthesamestaticperformance,itsdamagetolerance washigherthanotheralloys.InQ&Asession,theonsitedelegates focusedonwhatismaterialsselectionofnextgenerationwidebody civilaircraft.LIansweredthat,C929projecthadnotbeenofficially approvednow.Itwouldpossiblybedesignedandmanufacturedwith Russia.Atpresent,theinitialmaterialsselectionplanwasmainly composites,indetails,compositeswouldbesurelyusedonfuselage,and compositesormetallicmaterialswouldbeusedonwings. Titaniumwasavitalstructuralmetaldevelopedin1950s.Titaniumalloy ofhighstrength,goodstainresistanceandhighheatresistancewas widelyappliedinvariousfields.HUANGXu,PresidentofInstituteof TitaniumAlloyfromAVICBeijingInstituteofAeronauticalMaterials, gaveadetailedspeechwiththetopic“DevelopmentStatusandDemandsof AeronauticalTitaniumAlloys”.Heintroducedthreecharactersof titaniumalloyinhisspeech.First,highspecificstrength.Thedensity oftitaniumalloywas4to5.IfitwasIMC,anditsdensitywouldbe 3.8aswellasitsintensitywouldbe600to1500MPa.Second,wide applicationrange.ThetitaniumaluminiumIMCwewerestudyingcouldbe achievedunder-200°andtherewasnoobviousembrittlement.Third,high tolerance.Itscorrosivitywas10timesbetterthansteel’sinseaor brine.Sothat,theapplicationleveloftitaniumalloywasanimportant signaltoevaluatetheadvancedlevelofaero-engine. Day-3ofsummitfocusedonleadingprocesstechnologyinaviation manufacturing.Thetopic“TheDevelopmentThinkingonAviation ManufacturingIndustryunderNewIndustryRevolution”byWANGYan, ResearcherofAVICBeijingAeronauticalManufacturingTechnology ResearchInstituteopenedanewpageforthesummit.Heindicatedthat bothGermanIndustry4.0andAmericanReindustrializationandDigital Manufacturingshowedthetrendofdigitization,networkingand intellectualization.Combiningwithdeepintegrationbetween industrializationandinformatizationinChina,hethought,digitization wasthebaseoffutureindustrialdevelopment,networkingwasthe upholderandintellectualizationwasthedirection.Intellectualization wasalsocoreofnewgenerationindustrialrevolutiondevelopment. 3Dprintingtechnologyhadbeenattractedmoreattentioninvarious fieldtheseyears.JIAXin,DeputyManagerofBrightLaserTechnologies, introducedtheapplicationof3Dprintingtechnologyonaircraft.He addressedhimselfthatBoeingandAirbushadpositivelyusing3D printingtechnology.Asearlyas2000,Boeinghadfirstlyapplied3D printingtechnologyinitsF12andF18inordertoshortenthecycleand savethecost.Moreover,Airbushadused3Dprintingtechnologyfrom originalshape,totooling,tofinalcomponents.While,inChina,COMAC applied3DprintingtechnologyonlasersolidformingofC919titanium alloywingspar. Thesummitlast3daysanddelegatesdiscusseddevelopmenttrendof aeronauticalmaterialsandprocesstechnologythroughkeynotespeech, paneldiscussion,exhibitionandone-on-onemeeting.Itwasreported thatnextannualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummitwould beheldinnextNovember.

    Feb 10,2017
  • What is the first step of "Made in China 2025" in aviation industry?

    The firsthotwordforthisyearisprobably"MadeInChina2025”.Asone oftheparamountstrategiesforthenextdecaderegardingtheindustrial developmentinChina,thispolicyfocusesonfollowingthedevelopment trendofso-called"Internet+”andrequestsahighlevelofintegration ofinformatisationandindustrialisation.Keywordslike "innovation-driven”,"informatisationandintelligentisation”hasdrawn wideattentionsgloballyasanewindustrialrevolutionisapproaching. Aviationmanufacturingindustry(AMI),whichbecomesoneoftheten listedkeyindustries,iscurrentlyfacingadrasticchangeinChina, anddiscussionsoverhowtointegrateinformationwithindustrial productionhaveyetreachedanysolutions.AVICandCOMAC,twogiantsin AMIinChina,havemarchedtheirownwaysinhowtomaketheir productionmore"intelligent”. Inordertopromotetheunderstandingof"MadeInChina2025”andits impactsonAMI,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsis preparingfortheupcomingAviationIndustryInformatizationSummit2015 whichisplannedtobeheldinBeijingthisNovember.Pleasekeepin touchwithourmarketinggroup,frommarketing@galleon.cctoexploremoreaboutAeroInfo2015now. 【OrganisingCommittee】 OrganisedByChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics HostedByGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd 【AdvisoryGroup】 XionghuaYAODeputyChiefDesignerofAVICAircraftResearchandDevelopmentCentre HeadofIPTGroup XiQIUChiefTechnologistofMA700Project,AVICXi’anAircraftIndustryCo., ViceHeadofIPTGroup 【ConcentratedTopics】 •   Thestatusquoofcivilaviationmanufacturingindustryandfuturedevelopmenttrend •   Foundationofinformationinteractionsystemandintegrationofdesignandfabrication •   SuppliermanagementsystemofmodernaircraftOEM •   Customersupportsystemandcustomerinformationmaintenance •   Enterprisedataprocess •   Engineering-supportingsoftwareandappliance •   Digitalprocessingtechnologyandnewembeddedunitsoftraditionalmachinetool 【PastKeynoteSpeakers】 IntroductionOf"Industry4.0”AndItsImpactOnAviationManufacturingIndustry Dr.StefanBERNDESHeadofAirTransport,EquipmentandMaterials,GermanAviationIndustryAssociation(BDLI) IntegrationOfDesigningAndFabricationInNewGenerationMA-SeriesAircraft XiQIUChiefTechnologistofMA700Project,AVICXi’anAircraftIndustryCo., AGlanceAtManufacturing-OrientedIntelligentIntegratedPerceptionSystem QiangGUODeputyDirector,AVICIntelligentMeasurementCo.,Ltd. DigitalisationForR&DProjectOfComplexHigh-endProduct- IntroductionToR&DForDigitalisationOfLargeCivilAircraft WenjieWangDeputyDirector,COMACInformationCentre

    Feb 10,2017
  • Star of Industry Developing from a New Start

    Recently, industrialdistribution,thelatesttechnique,standardandtrendof Chinacivilaviationaero-enginehavebecomehottopicsattractingmore andmoreindustrialexperts,scholarsandelites.Chinagovernmentputs morespotlightsonthisfieldsothatitplanstosupportfundfor aero-engineresearchanddevelopment,testingandtransformation,which willpromoteprogressofcivilaviationaero-engineindustry.China civilaviationaero-enginewillbefullofopportunitiesinthefuture 20years. Underthisbackground,ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2015, organizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics, Co-organizedbyAVICAviationPowerplantResearchInstitute,supported byHunanAssociationforScienceandTechnologyandhostedbyGalleon (Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.,hadsuccessfullyheldinChangsha, ChinaduringMay27th-28th,2015withthesubject"FocusingonUpcoming AeroEngineProjectsinChina". TheopeningaddressesfromHunanAssociationforScienceandTechnology andChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsraisedcurtainson thesummit.Onthefirstday,YANWuyingfromAVICDevelopmentResearch Center,introducedRevolutionandInnovationofAerospacePropulsion TechnologyIndustrythroughprogressinaviationpropulsiontechnology, approachtotechnologyinnovationandhowtopromoteinnovation.YAN showedthatgiventhatChinaaero-engineprocesseddevelopmentability ofthirdgenerationengine,technologyresearchofcivilenginewas start-upandnewaviationpropulsiontechnologyresearchfollowed closely.Thus,itwasurgentfordevelopmentdemandofnewgenerationof aviationequipmentandcivilaircraft.Approachtotechnology innovationlayinthreeparts,first,Technologydrivinganddemand drawing-fullydevelopdemandanalysisofaviationpowertechnologyand carryoutexplorationresearchofnon-specificapplicationbackground; Second,Learnfromforeignfortesontechnology-usesuccessful experienceforreference,improvescientificresearchsystemanduse advancedmanagementmeans,improveresearchanddevelopmentefficiency; Third,Dosomethingbutnoteverything-startfromownneedsand self-capacity. Advancedmanufacturingtechnologyisanecessaryformanufacturing enterprisestowincompetition.YANGJianshi,ViceDirectorofAVIC ShenyangLimingAeroEngine(Group)Co.,Ltd.deliveredanaddressto delegateswiththetopic"ApplicationofAdvancedManufacturing TechnologyandEquipmentforAeroEngine".Hesaidthatthedevelopment trendofadvancedmanufacturingtechnologyforaeroenginemainly manifestedinapplicationfromcommon-alloytosuperalloyofheat resistant,highweight-strengthratio,transformationfromregular machiningtonontraditional machining,longtermstabilizationof materialperformanceandgeometrysizeandetc. Withthecomingofcloudera,biddatahadattractedmoreattention.On thesecondday,RaymondPENG,ChinaAnalyticsIn-Region(CHAIR)Leader ofGEAviation,madeaspeechwiththetopic"EnsuringFlightSafetyand FleetProductivitywithBigDataAnalytics".RaymondindicatedGE firstlyputforwardandcarriedoutindustrialinternetconceptin2013 whichwasabletoconnectmindsandmachinesandfindimproving directionthroughmassdataanalysissothatitcouldimprovework efficiencyandproductionrateandreduceoperationcost.Bigdata analysisbroughtpowerfuloutcomestocivilaviationindustry,for customeroutcomes,bigdataanalysiscouldsavefuel,enableflight safety,improveon-timeperformanceandflightefficiencyand productivity.GAOJie,VicePresidentofCo-organization,ChinaAviation PowerplantResearchInstitute,analyzeddevelopmentofturboshaftAero Enginethroughitscurrentsituation,demandsandprospect.Heshowed thattheturboshaftaeroenginehadgreatprospectandChinamarkethad greatdemands,andpeerbothathomeandabroadarewelcometo cooperate andsharethemarkettogethertopromotethedevelopmentof theturboshaftengineindustry. Inaddition,thesummitalsoboastedapaneldiscussionwhichwashosted byMr.KlausMUELLERandwhosepanelistswerefromCAACEngine AirworthinessCertificationCenter,AVICAviationPowerplantResearch Institute,Turbomeca,BombardierandACAEUnitedInnovationCenter.The panelwiththemeasCivilAeroEngineAirworthinessCertificationaimed tointroduceprocessofairworthinesscertificationandsimplifycomplex problemstomakethemassunderstood.Thepanelalsoincludedhowto improveaeroengineairworthinesscertificationandhowtomakeour productsgetitmorefast. ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2015hadattractedover120attendeesincludingofficialleaders,domestic andforeignaeromanufacturingdelegates,famouscollegeexpertsand popularmediaeditorsthroughspeeches,exhibitions,paneland one-on-onemeetings.ItwassaidthatChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2016wouldbeheldinGuiyangandco-organizedbyGuiyangaero-engine association,what’smore,itplannedtovisitlocalaero-enginefactory inGuiyang.Let’slookforwardtonextsummit!

    Feb 10,2017
  • Civil Aerospace Manufacturing Industry Meeting "Industry 4.0"

    As oneoftenfieldswhichhadbeenpredictedasvitalindustriestobe developedinChinaManufacturing2025,aerospacemanufacturingindustry wascurrentlyunderin-depthrevolution.Underthisbackground,Civil AerospaceCongress2015(hereinafterreferredas"CAC2015")with  themeslike"Industry4.0","IntelligentManufacturing","Basedon TechniqueInnovationinAerospaceManufacturingIndustry"showedstatus quoofChinacivilaerospacemanufacturingindustry,discussedproblems andchallengestobesolvedindevelopmentphase,andanalyzed characteristicsandtrendofglobalindustrialprogress. DuringMay13th-14th,2015,CivilAerospaceCongress2015, organizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,supported byCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,Ltd.(COMAC)andhostedby Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.wassuccessfullyheldin Shanghai.TheleaderofChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics deliveredtheopeningaddress. The openingspeechoftheCivilAviationCongressthis yearwasgivenby Dr.ZigmundBluvband,oneoftheworldleadingexpertsofreliability andsafetyofaerospace.Thetopicofhisspeechwasthevalueof reliabilityandtheimportanceofReliabilityDataSharing.Dr.Bluvband explainedhowanenlargedMMELcanincreasetheMDR(Maintenance DispatchReliability)ofanaircraft.Dr.BluvbanddemonstratedhowESRA (ExpertSystemforReliabilityinAeronautics)isoperatingby gatheringandsharingreliabilitystakeholdersdata.Thesesolutions,as itwasfurtherelaborated,willbeabletohaveasignificanteffecton thedispatchreliabilityofcommercialaircraft. AccordingtothekeyfieldanddirectionasspecifiedinDecisionofthe StateCouncilinAcceleratingtheCultivationandDevelopmentof StrategicEmergingIndustry,thekeydirectionfordevelopmentof advancedequipmentmanufacturingindustryatthisstagemainlyincludes: Aeronauticequipment,satelliteandapplication,railwaytransportation equipment,oceanengineeringequipment,intelligentmanufacturing.On thefirstday,WANGZhonghong,SeniorResearcherfromDevelopment ResearchCenter,theStateCouncilmadealecturetoeventattendees withthetopic“DevelopmentFeaturesofHigh-endEquipmentManufacturing IndustryinChinaundertheNewNormalStateofEconomy”.WANGsaid Guidedbyhighandnewtechnology,advancedequipmentmanufacturing industryisatthehigherendofthevaluechainandinthecorelinkof industrialchain,whichdrivestheindustrialtransformationand upgrading.By2020,theproportionofsalesrevenueofadvanced equipmentmanufacturingindustryinequipmentmanufacturingindustry willberaisedto25%andtheadvancedequipmentmanufacturingindustry willbecultivatedtobethepillarofthenationaleconomy. Asahigh-techstrategicplan,Germanacademicandindustrialcircles considered“Industry4.0”conceptas4thindustrialrevolutionmainly focusingonintelligentmanufacturingorarevolutionaryproduction approach.Atpresent,SinoGermancooperationon“Industry4.0”hadbeen intoanewera.Dr.StefanBERNDES,HeadofAirTransport,Equipment andMaterialsfromBundesverbandderDeutschenLuft-und Raumfahrtindustriee.V.(BDLI)introducedinterpretationof“Industry 4.0”anditsimpactonaviationmanufacturingindustry.Dr.BERNDES showedthataviationwouldbedevelopedasaspecificformof“Industry 4.0”.Forcivilaviation,thefinalpurposecustomersseekingwashowto makeintegrationunderintelligentwaysandhowtofurtherimprove outputsandadditionalvaluewithusingcapital.LeadingEuropean playersoftheAerospaceIndustryjointlycreatedaCollaboration Platformforthedigitalizationoftheindustrywhichwasfrom individualSupplyChainPortalstoauniqueAerospaceandDefense DigitalSupplyChainPlatform. Onthesecondday,CHENYoung,ChiefDesignerofARJ21-700Projectfrom CommercialAircraftCorporationofChinaLtd.presentedARJ21-700 developmentthroughintroducingoverviewofARJ21-700aircraft, certificationsummary,developmentdata,anddevelopmenthistoryof domesticjetaircraft.Then,YAOXionghua,DeputyChiefDesignerfrom AVICAircraftResearchandDevelopmentCenter,talkedaboutphysical designofnewturbopropregionalaircraftunderdemanddrawing,coast controlandmodestinnovationthroughthreepartsincludingdevelopment situations,developmentdemandoffuturemarketonstructureand moderatelyinnovatedstructuredesignofnew-typeturbopropregional aircraft.JIANGZhuoyuan,DeputyChiefEngineerfromCOMACFlightTest Centerdeliveredaspeechof“RiskControlTechnologyforTestFlightof ModernCivilAircraft”.JIANGindicatedthatnewsituationoftest flightofmoderncivilaircraftincorporatedapplicationofmorenew technologies,continuouslyupdatedsafetymanagementstandard,changeof theconceptofflighttestwhichwasfrom“Findproblemsthroughtests” to“Confirmperformancethroughtests”,from“Exploretheunknown,and perfectthetheory”to“Verifythetheory,andoptimizethealgorithm”. Inaddition,topthree  breakthroughdirectionsofmoderncivil aircrafttestflightwereplanningofthewholecycleofflighttest, flighttestriskassessmentandreal-timesupportduringflight. Furthermore,withthetheme“IntegrationofAircraftDesigningand Fabrication”,theeventsetapaneldiscussionwhosepanelistswere leadersandexpertsfromBoeingChina,COMAC,COMACShanghaiAircraft ManufacturingCo.,,AVICXi’anAircraftIndustryCo.,andAtkins.When mentioninghowtoremarkthefirststepof“Industry4.0”application, QIUXi,ChiefTechnologistforMA700fromAVICXi’anAircraftIndustry Co.,saidthat“Industry4.0”couldn’tmakeitwithouttwoconcepts whichwerecloudandintelligence.Intelligentmanufacturingwouldbe alsoreferredtowhentalkingaboutChinaManufacturing2025.Whereby, multisuppliersshouldcooperatetogetheroncloudmanufacturing.Not onlydidtheincluderawmaterialsuppliersbutalsorelatedfinished productsystemsuppliersandairframestructuresuppliers.These suppliersshouldbebasedonnetworkingandsharedoneresourcebasedon theirrespectivecapabilitiesandcharacteristics.Forintelligent manufacturing,itscorewasinformatizationapproachtoproductionline whichmeantintelligentwaysshouldbeusedoninformationcollection anddispose,andfinalverificationandacceptance.CHENYongaddedthat “Industry4.0”shouldimproveinternetconnection.Forglobal co-ordinationARJproject,frombigdata,effectivedataresourceand dataanalyzingmeanscouldbeestablishedthroughcollecting malfunctionsinaircraftmanufacturing,deliveryandoperationphasesin ordertoprovideaircraftdemandanalyzingsupport. Thisevent,lastingfortwodays,attractedover150leadersandexperts fromforeignanddomesticAircraftOEMsthroughspeech,panel, communication,exhibitionandone-to-onemeeting.Let’slookforwardto nextaerospacemanufacturingevent!

    Feb 10,2017
  • Congratulations to Civil Avionics International Forum 2014 Selected as the Shortlisted Finalist for the Conference Awards 2015

    CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2014(CAIF)hasappliedfortheConferenceAwards2015andhonoredastheshortlistedfinalist.Let’slookforwardtoitsoutcomeinthisJuly. AboutCAIF Chinese commercial aircraft industryhasvigorousdevelopedinrecentlyyears,whichalso promotesthedevelopmentof downstreamindustries.Andavionicsisakey factortoensurethesafetyofcivilflight. Since Chinesedomestic avionics companieseager foradvancedtechnologies, meanwhile,overseas enterprisespaymoreattentionto the Chinese Market,theCAIFactivitiesbuildaplatformfor Sino-foreigncommunicationsandcooperation. The mainattendeesareseniormanagementlevelexpertsfromofficial government,Industry organizationsandassociations,AircraftOEMs, AvionicsSystemsandEquipmentSuppliers,thirdpartyservices companies. The potentialattendeesatCAIFareattractedbygovernmentpolicy announcement,theindustriallatesttrend,theprogresstonewproject, shockandits conversion ofindustryadjustment,thechanging developmenttrendofdemandandtechnology,etc. During theresearchcycleofCAIF,weplantorequiremorethan5C-level,25 seniormanagementlevelspeakers,20sponsors,25mediapartners(10 timeson-siteinterviews),8associationpartnersand350attendeesfrom worldwide(mainlyfromAmerica,EuropeandAsia). LearnmoreaboutCAIF:http://www.galleon.cc/AVIONICS/ Post-eventreportofCAIF2014:http://www.galleon.cc/press_to.asp?id=316&class1=734&class2=0 AbouttheConferenceAwards2015 In theirsixthyear,theConferenceAwardsareafirmfixtureinthe diariesofeventprofessionalsandconferenceorganiserstocelebrate thesuccessesofawiderangeofeventsandteamachievements,meetand catchupwithassociates,anddiscusstheindustrywithothertop players.Knowmore:http://www.conferenceawards.co.uk/finalists.html

    Feb 10,2017
  • Civil Avionics International Forum 2015 Was Successfully Held in Shanghai

    DuringApril21st-22rd,CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2015wassuccessfullyheldinShanghai.Over350elitesincludinggovernment officials,industrialassociationmembers,scientificinstitute experts,collegeteachersandstudentsandenterprisedecisionmakers attended.Forsakeofinternationalcivilaircraftsafetysituationin 2014,safetyandreliabilityofcivilavionicsdrewmoreattention. Underthebackground,themeofthiseventwasnamedasMoreReliable,MoreSafety,NextGenAvionics. This forumwasapprovedbyChinaAssociationforScienceandTechnology, organizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandChinese AeronauticalEstablishment,hostedbyNationalCenterofATC SurveillanceandCommunicationSystemEngineeringResearch,CETC AvionicsCo.,Ltd.,AVIAGESystemsandAVICRadioElectronicsResearch Institute,co-organizedbyStateKeyLaboratoryofCivilAircraftFlight SimulationandGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.WUSong, SecretaryGeneralofChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics attendedtheforumandgaveanopeningaddress. On thefirstdayofforum,SHIJianzhong,VicePresidentofCommercial AircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)deliveredaspeech-Requirements fortheDevelopmentofCivilAircraftAvionicsthroughthreepartswhich weredevelopinghistoryofcivilavionicstechnology,COMACpractices andfutureofcivilavionicstechnology.SHIsaid,"Avionicssystemis soimportantthatitislikebrainandnerveofaircraft.Itcancombine otherbasicscience,suchasengineeringinformatics,computerscience, informatics,controlscience,environmentalscience,etc.Totalcivil aircraftavionicssystemcostoccupiesmorethan40%inthewhole aircraftcost." Then, JulianKCHANG,AssociateTechnicalFellow,Lighting&SensorLead, 787ElectricalSubsystemsfromtheBoeingCompanyexpressedhimselfin hisspeechthatflightdeckdisplayandenhancedvision system(hereinafterreferredas"EVS")couldimproveflightsafety. AdvancedsituationsensoryabilityofferedbyEVSreducedpilots’ pressureandfatiguewhichcouldmakeflightsafer. In theafternoon,topicswerearound"NextGenerationAirspaceSolutions EnhancingOperationalSafetyandEfficiency","AircraftAvionicsSystem toEnhancetheAbilityofMonitoringontheAssumption","CivilAircraft FlightControlSystemDesignConsiderationandDevelopmentDemand". Flight controlsystemaimedtoflysafelyandtomakepilotsgainexpected controlcharacteristics.Flightcontrolsystemwasthekeyofflightand safety.VicePresident,SHIPengfei,fromAVICXi’anFlightAutomatic ControlResearchInstitutedeliveredaspeechwithtopic"CivilAircraft FlightControlSystemDesignConsiderationandDevelopmentDemand".SHI referredthatflightcontrolshouldstrengthenitsdesignon functionality,safety,economyandcomforttomeetrequirementsoncivil aircraft-Moresafety,moreeconomic,morecomfortandmore environmental. On theseconddayofforum,theexpertsandleadersgavesomespeeches withtopicsabout"AviationSafetyChallenge&AvionicsEvolution", "ApplicationofADS-BTechnology,toEnsureCivilAircraftFlight Safety","AvionicsforFuturePlatforms",etc.ZHANGZhien,Chief SpecialistfromNationalCenterofATCSurveillanceandCommunication SystemEngineeringResearch,indicatedthatavionicssystemhadbeen developingfromdistributedanalogue,distributeddigital,databusto IMA.Whenitbecamemoreadvancedandcomprehensive,itbecamemore safety. LIJunming,ChiefEngineerofChinaEasternAirlinesTechnicCo.,Ltd.,deliveredaspeechasthetopic"ApplicationofADS-BTechnology,toEnsureCivilAircraftFlightSafety"throughfourpartsincludingADS-Bintroduction,thecontribution ADS-Bmakesinaviationfield,worldwideapplicationsituationofADS-B andADS-BapplicationsituationofChinaEasternAirlines.LIshowed ADS-Bwhichboastedmanykindswasabletosurveilleinformationtimely, whichledpilotsandairadministrationassessflightsituationmore accuratelyandcomprehensivelyinordertoavoidconflictsandensure flightsafety. In theafternoon,asmoderatorofpaneldiscussion"NextGenAvionics:How toEnsureFlightMoreReliableandMoreSafety",PaulNEFwithother sevenpanelists(CAIYong,JulianCHANG,YEJunhui,DouglasP.SCHEON, LIUTianhua,DavidMATTHEWS,TANGHengren)joinedinthispanel.Allof themgavetheirinsights,whichmadethediscussionwonderfuland valuable.Besides,thisforumincreasedexcellentthesispresentation part.CHENJunjie,EngineerofCETCAvionicsCo.,Ltd.,showedin "ExcellentThesis:DesignforMeteorologicalInformationSystemof Low-altitudeAirTrafficManagement"thatforthefeaturesofcomplex low-altitudeflightandspecialmechanismforairspacedivisionin China,demandanalysisformeteorologicalinformationoflow-altitude ATMisconducted,thefunctionsandarchitecturesof meteorological subsystemaredesigned.Thissubsystemprovidemeteorological informationserviceforthegeneralaviationpilots,aircraft operations,ATMdepartments,airportsandotheraviationrelated departments,anditalsocanensurelow-altitudeairsafetyandimprove low-altitudeflightefficiency.Attheendofforum,WANGGuoqing,Chief DesignerofCivilAvionicsfromAVICAvionicsSystemsCo.,Ltd.and SeniorSpecialistfromAVICRadioElectronicsResearchInstitutegave  closingremarks. Besides speeches,theforumalsoenjoyedone-to-onemeeting,mediainterview, onsitereports,etc.TheforuminvitedXinhuaNewsAgency,China BusinessNetworkCo.,Ltd.,WenhuiBao,JiefangDaily,Scienceand TechnologyDaily,ShanghaiDaily,CAACNEWS,JetlinerMagazine,AerospaceManufacturingandDesignChinaMagazine.Xinhua NewsAgencyhadfilmedtheforumandinterviewedCHENLei,MA700 AvionicsDirectingDesignerofAVICXi’anAircraftIndustry(Group) Company. This forumhadattractedover350elitesbyspeeches,one-to-onemeeting, exhibition,panelandthesispublication.Variouspartsofforumgavea profoundinsightofChinaavionicsindustrialdistributionandChina avionicsdevelopingtrend.SeeyouinCAIF2016! XinhuaNewsAgencyReport:http://sh.xinhuanet.com/2015-04/22/c_134174084.htm

    Feb 10,2017
  • NIPPON EXPRESS Visited Galleon

    GuillermoCRUZ,SeniorManager andGraemeKER,BusinessDevelopmentManagerfromNIPPONEXPRESSin Japan,VisitedGalleononFeb.5th,2015.BasedonunderstandingGalleonbusinessdistribution,regarding6thAnnualAerospaceIndustryCongress,Mr.Graemejoinedinahalf-daybusinessnegotiationmeeting. NipponExpressIntroduction:serves aslogisticsconsultant,providingone-stopbusinesssolutionsthat connectpeopleandcompaniesbeyondnationalandregionalboundaries, throughdiverselogisticsmodes,integratingland,air,andmarine transport.

    Feb 10,2017
  • Helicopter Outlook 2014

    ItissaidthatChina’sfirstlowaltituderoute,Zhuhai-Yangjiang–Luoding,hasofficiallyshippedonJune26th, whichmarksthatChina’slowaltitudeairspacereformisenteringthe practicalstage.Atpresent,Chinageneralaviationisstillinearly stages,andonlysomecitieshasbeenchosenaspilotsites.Therefore, helicopterdevelopmentdemandandfutureplanningwillsurelybecomea hotindustrialtopic.AtHelicopterOutlook2014(hereinafter"HO2014"),XUChaoliang,CivilHelicopterTechnical DirectorfromAVICChinaHelicopterResearchandDevelopmentInstitute showedthecurrentgrowthsituationofChinacivilhelicoptertoallthe attendeeswithintroducingAVICACseriescivilhelicopter,especially3 tononeAC3X2.Besides,GAOYuanyang,DirectorofBeihangUniversity GeneralAviationIndustryResearchCenter,gavealecture,Development TrendsandInvestmentOpportunitiesofChinaHelicopterIndustry,under theBackgroundofLowAltitudeAirspaceOpening,wherehe pointeditoutthatthelow-altitudeairspacewouldbegraduallyopened from2015inChina.TheboomingofChina’sgeneralaviationrequiredan industrialpreparationperiodof1-2years.Underthisbackground, helicopterwillbetheindustryofChina’sgeneralaviationgiventop priorityfordevelopment.Hefurtheremphasizedthat  Chinaisnotonly theworld’smostimportantemergingmarketofgeneralaviation,but willalsoturnintoanimportantpartofthegeneralaircraft manufacturingindustrychain. With thegradualopeningoflow-altitudeairspaceandthepolicysupport fromlocalgovernments,thegeneralaviationindustryofourcountryhas developedtosomeextent.Thegeneralaviationmarkethasarousedwide attention.AtHO2014,CHANGXin,DirectorofMarketingandSalesfrom CapitalHelicopteranalyzeddeeplythetopicthatStorageCapacityforChinaGeneralAviationMarketDevelopmenttoStrengthentheProfessionalOperationLevelthrough sixpartssuchasbackground,safety,team,marketbrand,operationand future.Heindicatedthatalthoughstatusquoofgeneralaviation marketexistedsomeshortcomingssuchaspooroperationability, difficultyinearningprofit,etc,generalaviationmarketwouldboast infinitedevelopmentpotentialunderfavorablepolicy,localsupportand internationalcooperation.Inthecaseofsafety,hesaidthatThe generalaviationenterprisesofChinashouldfullylearnthesafety managementexperiencefromtheinternationalcivilaviation organizationsandadvancedforeigngeneralaviationcompanies, comprehensivelygraspthesafeproductionandmanagementdevelopment trend,constantlyimproveandimplementthesafetypolicyandstandards, andsetupaperfectlong-termmechanismtobuildanactiveand preventivesafetymanagementmodel. Aviation rescuewhichhasacloserelationshipreferstotheprocesswherea teamcomposedofprofessionalmedicalworkersandflightcrewmembers andequippedwithspecialaircraftandequipmentprovidesemergency medicaltreatmentandtransportforvictimssufferingfrom life-threateninginjuries.Thus,HO2014alsocoveredthetopicof aviationrescue.ItwashonorofGalleontoinviteMr.CHENPing, ExecutiveDeputyDirector-GeneralofEmergencyRescueCenterofCivil AffairsinChina,deliveredthefirstspeechthatChinaAviationRescueProspective:SpecializationandIndustrializationwhereheintroducedtoattendeesindetailthatAviationrescue specializationinsimpletermsmeansthatprofessionalsengagedin aviationrescueshouldhavespecializedknowledgeandusespecialized equipmentrequiredforemergencyrescue.Aviationrescueiswidely recognizedasthemostimportantmeansbecauseofitsunrivalledhigh efficiency.Fromtheindustrialperspective,aviationrescueisa capital-,labor-andtechnology-intensivesector.Therefore,inthe fieldofaviationrescueandduringthewholedevelopmentprocessof aviationrescue,allaspects,rangingfromfundraisingandcapital operationthroughequipmentprocurementtospecificrescuemissions, requireprofessionalsandexpertiseofvariouskinds.HO2014specially launchedapaneldiscussionnamedasMeetChallengesandOvercomeDifficultiesinAirEmergencyRescuewhereattendeeswhich broughtHO2014intoanotherclimax.Besides,HO2014alsosetup onsiteboothsforattendingenterprisesshowingtheirownproducts, amongthese,GermanEuroAvionics Corp.exhibitedthereEuroNav7 navigationequipmentthatwouldguaranteeaviationrescuewhichgothigh attentionfromdomesticandforeigndelegatesthroughshowingtheir simulationproductsampleandrescuerouteplanning. Moreover, whichshouldbeemphasizedwastheorganizerofHO2014,Galleon,had cooperatedwithBizAsia,CCTVNews.AtHO2014,regardingthe developmenttrendandchallengeofChinacivilhelicopter,BizAsia reporterhadinterviewedGAOYuanyang,DirectorofBeihangUniversity GeneralAviationIndustryResearchCenter,gavealecture;CHANGXin, DirectorofMarketingandSalesfromCapitalHelicopter;ZHANGJianye, ChinaRegionalSalesManagerofAgustaWestland. HO 2014haslastedforoneandahalfdayswhichhasgatheredindustrial leadersfromofficialgovernment,mainhelicopterOEMsandhelicopter operators.Let’slookforwardtonextsection,anditwillbringyoua freshandnewaudio-visualfeast.

    Feb 10,2017
  • 2nd Annual China Aeronautical Materials and Process Summit

    With thevigorousdevelopmentofChina’saviationmanufacturingindustry, statisticspredictsthat,inthefuture10years,China’saviation materialsmarketandtherelatedprocessingequipmentoverallmarket scalewillreach120billionYuan.Underthatbackground,LIHongping, DirectorofMetalMaterialDepartmentinCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesign andResearchInstitute,gaveadetailedintroductionofDevelopmentofandOutlookonMaterialsofChinaDomesticCivilAircraftat2ndAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(hereinafter"summit").And,DeputyChiefEngineerofCOMACShanghai AircraftManufacturesCo.,Ltd.,CHENLei,openedDayTwowithhis speechnamedasChinaCommercialAircraftManufacturingTechnologyResearchandDevelopment. Aeronautical Materialhasacloserelationshipwithaeronauticaltechnology,andit enjoysvitalstatusbecausenotonlyisaeronauticalmaterialssubstance guaranteeofaviationproductresearching,butalsoitistechnique basicofaviationproductupgrading.Amongallofaeronautical materials,metallicmaterialhasbeenwidelyusedandcompletelyfocused inthisfieldowetoitsmicrodensity,thermostability,high hardness,etc.ThisSummitboasts7speechesaboutmetalalloymaterials includingRhenium,HighTemperatureTitanium,CastAluminumAlloy,High TemperatureAlloyandsoon.AtthisSummit,MikeBOND,Business DevelopmentManagerofAerometInternationalPLC,withaseriescase study,presentedhimselfthatA20XisamodifiedAluminum-CopperAlloy andthesolidificationmechanismshasbeenmodifiedthroughalloy addition,includingTiB2inhisspeechofA20X,theWorld’sStrongestCastAluminumAlloy-NowinSerialProduction.Inaddition,ZHANGYansheng,QualityDirectorofBAOTICo.,Ltd.launchedafuriousdiscussiononthetopic,TitaniumAlloyMaterialsDevelopmentandRequirementsinChinaAviationMarket.He analyzedapplicationconditionoftitaniumalloyintypicaldomestic andforeignaircraftandintroducedtitaniumalloymaterialand manufactureanddevelopment.Andhefurtherindicatedthattitaniumhas beenmoreandmoreappliedtoalotoffieldssuchasaviationindustry, nuclearpowerindustry,shipindustry,petroleumindustry,power industry,andetc.,thusbecomingimportantstrategicmetallic materials. Applicationleveloftitaniumhasalsobecomeanimportant indextomeasurecomprehensivestrengthofacountry.Withsuccessful developmentandmassproductionofChineselarge-typepassengerplane andfeederliners,itmustfurtheradvanceanotherriseofChinese titaniumindustry. Intheprocessofaerospace manufacturingdevelopment,theupgradingofmaterialshasbeenata high-speed,andmaterialsandaircraftarealwaysdevelopingundertheir mutualpromoting.Theslogan---OneGenMaterials,OneGenAircraftisamirrorofworldaerospacedevelopinghistory,whichis authenticatedbytheriseanduseofcompositematerialsinaerospace industryfield.Therefore,YIXiaosu,ScienceandTechnologyCommittee DirectorfromAVICBeijingInstituteofAeronauticalMaterialsdelivered aspeechthatDevelopmentofHigh-PerformanceStructuralCompositeswithMulti-FunctionalityforAerospaceApplicationwheresheshowdomesticandforeignattendeeselectricalconductivity ofcompositesandintegrationofstructureandfunction,FITnanometer hybridtechnology,SITcompositetougheningtechnology,ESÔexclusive forliquidmoldingandinternationalcooperation.Meanwhile,CHEN Guangchang,MaterialDepartmentLeaderEngineerofAVICChinaHelicopter ResearchandDevelopmentInstituteaddressedhimselfinthespeech,HelicopterCompositeMaterialStructureCharacteristics,ApplicationStatusandDevelopmentTrend, thatCivilhelicoptershavenotonlyeffectivelyimpelledtheinstant developmentofglobaleconomy,buthavealsoconsiderablyimproved people’squalityoflife.Thenumberofcivilhelicoptersinpossession inacountryhasturnedintoanimportantindicatorthatmeasuresits economicstrengthanddevelopmentlevel.High-performanceand energy-efficienthelicoptershouldbefurnishedwithefficient structure.Theextensiveuseofwell-developedcompositematerialsis consideredoneofthemosteffectivewaytoimprovestructural efficiency,aswellasoneofthekeyindicatorsforhelicopter’s sophisticationandeconomy.As thefoundationofmanufacturingindustry,processperfectlycomplements withmaterials.Thus,processhasbeenaddedintothissummitagenda. AtthisSummit,ZHUANGHongxing,C919TCTTechnicalObservationPost EngineerofCAACShanghaiAircraftAirworthinessCertificationCenter, gaveaspeechthatValidationofSpecialTechnicalProcessforAirworthinessCertificationwhereheindicatedthatwithcontinuousresearchanddevelopmentofour nationalprocess,therewillbeanincreaseofspecialtechnical processapplyingincivilaircraftmanufacturing.Furthermore,itis importantforcivilaircraftairworthinesscertificationtoapply validationoncivilaircraftspecialtechnicalprocess. This summithaslastedfortwodayswhichhasgathereddomesticandforeign aeronauticalmaterialsandprocesselites.ItissaidthatnextChina AeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummitwillbeheldinBeijingin November,2015.

    Feb 10,2017
  • 5th China Aerospace Manufacturing Summit was successfully held in Shenyang

    Chinese aerospacemanufacturingindustryhasachievedunprecedenteddevelopment withcontinuouspolicyreleasingfromgovernmentandgradual cooperationdeepeningbetweenenterprises.At5thChinaAerospaceManufacturingSummitwhichisorganizedbyLiaoningSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.,C919verificationandcivil aircrafttestinghavedrawngreatattention.LIXianping,DeputyChief DesignerofC919AircraftofCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearch Institute,communicatedwithattendeesregardingDevelopmentofC919AircraftandCommercialAircraft.Besides,WANGWei,ChiefEngineerofCOMACFlightTestCenter,addressedonthetopicofDevelopmentTrendandCountermeasuresforFlightTestofCivilAircraftwhereheindicatedthatflighttestreferredtoallsortsoftests performedinrealflightenvironment.InChina,theflighttestprogram andequipmentforcivilaircraft,especiallylargecivilaircraft,still staysinthephaseofresearchandexploration.Inthisreport,Mr. Wangprobedintothecurrentstatusanddevelopmenttendencyofflight testtechnologiesathomeandabroadfromtheperspectiveofflight test’scharacteristicsofcivilaircraft,andgaveabriefdescription oftheestablishmentofflighttestsystemforcivilaircraftaccording toflighttestfeaturesofcivilaircraft. As theheartofaircraft,aeroengineishonoredas"starofindustry" whichdirectlyinfluencesperformance,reliabilityandeconomyof aircraft.Therewasnodoubtthataeroenginebecameahottopicatthis summit.Inthespeech,TechnicalApplicationoftheDesignofCivilAeroEngineComponents, LIJunwhowasDeputyChiefDirectorofAVICShenyangEngineDesign Researchexpressedhimselfthatsincethe1960s,turbofanengine graduallyreplacedturbojetengine,becomingthemainpowerunitof civilaircraft.Almostallofmoderncivilaircraftunexceptionally choselargebypassratioturbofanenginebecauseincreasingbypassratio withinthescopeofhighspeed/highpressurewasnotonlybeneficialto reducethespecificfuelconsumption,butalsotoreducethejetnoise. LIANGYangmin,SuperExpertofAVICXi’anAero-Engine(Group)Ltd., launchedadiscussionaboutcurrentdevelopmentstatusofaero-engine manufacturingtechnology,advancedmanufacturingtechnologiesoftypical aero-enginepartsandfuturedemandsforadvancedmanufacturing technologiesofaero-engine. 2014 haswitnessedhelicoptercooperationprojectbetweenChinaandFrance, whicharousedwideattentionfromdomesticandforeignaerospace industry.ItwashonorofsummitorganizingcommitteetoinviteClémentMONNET,Chief of Staff Airbus Helicopters(hereinafter"AH") China,todeliveraspeechthatCooperationbetweenFranceandChina---WorktogethertoBuildMediumSizeHelicopter. Afterabstractofhisprofessionalbackground,Mr.MONNETintroduced cooperation’sonEC120&EC175betweenAHandAVIC.Thenheshow historyofAHandChinaincludingfirstsaleinChinain1867,AHRep OfficeopeninginBeijingin2004,AHChinacreationinShanghaiin2007 andEC175/AC3521,000productioncontractsigningin2014.Moreover, Mr.MONNETpresenteddevelopmentmodeofEC175helicopter.Atthe summit,healsoindicatedthattherewouldbeacontinuingincreaseof Chinainvolvementinpartnershiptoensurewin-winsituation. This summithaslastedfortwodayswhichhasgatheredalmostallof domesticandforeigndesignmanufacturersofaircraftandparts.Itis saidthatnextChinaAerospaceManufacturingSummitwillbeheldin ShanghaiinMay,2015.

    Feb 10,2017
  • China Aerospace Propulsion Technology Summit 2014 (CAPTS 2014) was successfully held in Chengdu

    Officially hostedbyChinaSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,co-organized byAVICGasTurbineEstablishmentandAVICChengduEngine(Group)Co., Ltd,andorganizedbyGalleon,ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2014(CAPTS2014)wassuccessfullyheldinChengduonMay28th,undertakingthe“Design,Manufacture(includingmaterials)andTestofCivilAircraftEngine”asthetheme. Executives ofinternationalmainstreamengineenterprisesincludingGE,Pratt &Whitney,RollsRoyce,Safran,CFM,Turbomeca,Avio,MTU,CIAM,NPO SaturnandSamsungTechwinattendedthisevent.thetotalnumberof attendeesreachedover150,from15countriesandregions. Ce YU,DirectorofInternationalCooperationDepartment,CSAAandJin CHEN,PresidentofAVICChengduEngine(Group)Co.,Ltddeliveredthe openingspeechseparately. Theprominentspeakersincluding Dr.HoomanREZAEI,President,InternationalAircraftEngineAssociation; Dr.GuangqiuWANG,VicePresident,COMACBeijingAeronauticalScience&TechnologyResearchCenter; Dr.TingyiLIU,President,AVICEngineEstablishment; Dr.SimonWEEKS,HeadofAerospaceResearch&Technology,RollsRoyce; VladimirPALKIN,AssistantofGeneralDirector,CIAM; PatrickWANG,ExecutiveEngineeringLeader,AviationChina,GEAviation; LinYANG,ExecutiveVicePresident,TurbomecaChina,andetc. sharedtheirinsightsofthestate-of-the-artfacilitiesandtechnologiesatCAPTS2014. Mr.XingminGUI,ViceChair,PowerSubCommittee,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticschairedtheopening. In addition,sevenindustryelitesjoinedinapaneldiscussionofthe highlightedtopicof“Howtoestablishajointteamofdesignand manufacturingtorealizehighqualitypilotmanufacturingthrough concurrentengineering?”.  ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummithasbeenheldforthreetimessince2012,whichattracteddelegates fromalmosteverydesigninstitutesandmanufacturingplantsofChina aeroengineindustry.Thetop3 internationalaviationengineOEMsand famousenginemodulecompanies.Accordingtothestatistics,24programs achievedinitialintentofcooperation onthisplatform,throughout aircraftdesign,materialsandmanufacturing. TheCAPTSshowcasedthe attendingcompanies’productcompetitiveness,andatthesametime, playsanimportantroleinpromotinginternationalcooperationinChina AviationIndustry.

    Feb 8,2017
  • CAIF 2014 -- Civil Avionics International Forum 2014

    Astheannualdistinguishedeventin ChinaAvionicsIndustry,CAIF2014,heldonApril22ndto23rdin Shanghai,China,attractedtheparticipantsofatotalnumberofmore than370domesticandoverseasexperts,executives,professional reporters,amongthem120attendeescamefromforeignorganizationsand enterprises.Particularlytheparticipantsofinternationalcivil aircraftavionicsairworthinessrelevantorganizationsandinstitutions arefurtheradvancingtheinternationalization,high-endand commercializationofthisevent. Thethemeofthisforumhasthreepoints:TrendsofCivilAircraft Avionics,CivilAircraftAirworthiness,FlightSafety.Somekeynote speechessuchas:”AvionicsInnovationandProspects”,“CivilAircraft Airworthinessanditsimplementationpath”,“Largecivilaircraft avionicssystemsecuritydesignresearch”explainedthefuture developmentofavionicsproductsandtechnologiesindetail. TheC-levelleadersfromavionicsindustryareincluding:ShijunYIN, DirectorGeneral,AircraftAirworthinessCertificationDepartmentofthe CivilAviationAdministrationofChina;NoppadolPRINGVANICH,Chief, AsiaandPacificRegionalSub-Office,InternationalCivil Aviation Organization(ICAO);GuirongZHOU,Vice-ChiefDesignerofTrunkLiner, COMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute;JinglongFU, DeputyChiefDesignerofMA700Avionics,AVICXi’anAircraftIndustry (Group)CompanyLtd;AntonDr.-IngWALSDORF,InternationalCooperation Manager,Airbus;StephaneCHARTIER,Marketing&BusinessDevelopment ManagerofACSS,L-3CommunicationAviationProductsandetc. Theforumisdividedintothefirst-daymainforum,theseconddaytwo sub-forums,whileheldthreepaneldiscussionsunderthreethemes:“How toensureahighlevelsafetystandards,basedonlarge-scaleintegrated modularavionicsfuturedevelopmenttrends”,“Civilaircraftavionics hotspottechnologyandproductdevelopmenttrends”and“Howtoestablish anoptimizedairworthinesscertificationsystemforavionicscomponent suppliers”.  WesincerelyhopeCAIF2014couldbecameaneffectivecommunication platformbetweenoverseascivilavionicsindustryandChinadomestic market,andatthesametimeactivelypromotetheprojectscooperation intheindustry,toplayapositiveroleforglobalcivilavionics business

    Feb 8,2017
  • Galleon Aero Engine System Workshop

    GalleonAeroEngineSystemWorkshop--AboutAeroEngineSystem,FromDirectorofStrategicPlanning,ACAE RecommendedbyGalleonconsultant,wearehonoredtohavetheDirectorofStrategicPlanning,ACAE,tohosttheworkshopaboutAeroEngineSystem. TheDirectorintroducedthefollowing severalpoints,including:thedevelopmentofdomesticandinternational civilaviationindustry;thehistoryandcurrentstageoftheaero engineindustry;thefuturedevelopmenttrendofaeroengine;China majordomesticaeroengineprojects;Chinadomesticaviationengine enterprisesandtheirrespectiveprojectdivision. Thenthecompanystaffcarriedouttheheateddiscussiononthetopics oftherealneedsofChinadomesticaviationenginetestingandthe stageofChinaaeroengineresearch.Theeventlasted2hoursand finallyclosedsuccessfully.

    Feb 8,2017
  • Galleon Avionics System Workshop

    Intheavionicssector,theC919 startedtobuildtheairworthinesscertificationsystemandestablish connectionswithEASA.TheChinaNationalAeronautical RadioElectronicsResearchInstituterecentlylayoutitsnewly strategycalled"TheMajorEightInternationalCooperation".OnMarch 19th,thisWednesday,GalleonwashonoredtoinviteMr.WU,Deputy ChiefEngineer,ChinaNationalAeronauticalRadioElectronicsResearchInstitute,tojointhecompanystaffintheWorkshopabouttheDevelopmentofAvionicsSystem. Mr.WUtalkedaboutseveralaspectsofthecurrentavioinicsindustry, including:developmentofinternationalavionicssystem,statusand futureplansofdomesticavionicsindustry,thedivisionoffunctionsofChinaavionicsenterprisesandtherelatedcooperationpartners. FormoreinfoaboutChinaAvionicsIndustry,pleaseclickCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2014tofindmoreinsights.

    Feb 8,2017
  • China Aviation Journey 2013

    TheChinaAviationJourney2013was successfullyheldinBeijingduringDec.3-5,2013,jointlyorganized byChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics(CSAA),co-organized byAVICBeijingInstituteofAeronauticalMaterialsandAVICBeijing AeronauticalManufacturingTechnologyResearchInstitute,hostedbyGalleon(Shanghai)Consulting Co.,Ltd.Morethan160expertsandbusinessrepresentativesfromover 90unitsattendedtheforum,includingtheCAAC,ChineseAcademyof Engineering,ForeignEmbassiesinChina,AVIC,COMAC,ACAE,Northwestern PolytechnicalUniversity,CenteralSouthUniversity,Boeing,Airbus, domesticandforeignaircraftmanufacturingplants,aeronautical materialsR&Dandenterprises,institutionofhigherlearningand industrialsocieties.   Totally, 32speechesweredeliveredattheconference,LitongZHANG,Academician ofChineseAcademyofEngineeringmadethekeynotespeechinwhichshe mentionedthatchinadomesticmatrixcompositetechnologyhadreached internationaladvancedlevel,andwilleventuallybeusedfordomestic aeroengine.ExpertfromCAACthoroughlyanalyzedthecurrentsituation ofChinaairworthinesscertificationprocessindetail.JibaoLI,Deputy GeneralManager,ACAE,expatiatedthedemandformaterialandforming technologyofChinesecommercialengineinhisspeechtitled“Demandsof CommercialAero-EngineonMaterials&FormingTechnologies”; AntoineGAUGLER,ProcurementDirector,EADS,madeandetailedreporton thetopic“AirbusMaterialProcurement”,whichtalkedaboutthe domesticaviationmaterialsandcomponentswillbemoreandmore competitive.AnotherspeechmadebyJunZHANG,Director,COMACR&D Center,receivedextensiveinterestsandattentionfromthedelegates. Entitled“Developmentofstructuralmaterialsandairworthiness requirements”,thereportanalyzedthespecificneedsofCOMACforcivil aeronauticalmaterialsandairworthinessrequirements.   Other maindomesticmaterialsresearchinstitutesandresearchorganizations alsosharedtheirviewsonthedevelopmentofadvancedmaterialsand productionabilityinmajoraircraftprojects.AstheChiefEngineer AssistantofAVICTheFirstAircraftDesignInstitute,YumingJIA, reportedthe“Designtechniqueofcompositemainstructureforlarge civilaircraft”,whichsummarizedthedifficultiesandachievementsin theprocessofdevelopingcivilaircraftcompositematerialsduringthe5 years,andmeanwhilerevealedthesomedetailsofthedesignof double-aisleaircraft.Thespeech“Researchinganddevelopmentof commercialaircraftcompositemanufacturingtechnology”wasanother highly-concernedtopicattheForum,whichindicatesthedouble-aisle aircraftprojecthasbeenofficiallyapprovednotfarfrom.Besidesthe themespeeches,theinteractivediscussion,one-to-onebusinessmeeting androundtabletalksalsodrewtheattentionofmanyrepresentatives.   The eventlasted3daysandtheexpertsspokehighlyoftheachievementsof theforum.Theforumestablishedagoodplatformforthecommunication andexchangesbetweenaswellasjointventureandcooperationof aeronauticalmaterialsandmanufacturingenterprisesbothathomeand abroad,andalsoplayedanactiveroleinpromotingandadvancingthe improvementandgrowthofaviationindustryinChina.

    Feb 8,2017
  • Aero Electromechanics China 2013 Solemnly Opened

    TheAeroElectromechanicsChina2013jointly organizedbyAVICEMSystemCo.,Ltd.andChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics(CSAA)andhostedbyAVICQinganand Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.washeldinXi’an,Shaanxi duringOctober22–23,2013.Morethan150expertsandbusiness representativesfromover60unitsattendedtheforum,includingthe DevelopmentResearch Center oftheStateCouncil,ChineseAcademyof Engineering,AviationIndustryCorporationofChina,domesticand foreignaircraftengineplants,electromechanicsR&Dand manufacturingenterprises,softwareproviders,institutionsofhigher learningandindustrialsocieties. Gaozhuo LIU,PresidentofChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics mentionedinhisopeningspeechthatelectromechanics,asthemain componentoftheairbornesystem,wasanecessaryfortheaircraft flyingofftheground.WiththerapiddevelopmentoftheC919airbus project,theincomingC929project,newturbopropregionalaircraft “MA700”andthemushroomingmarketofcorporateaircraftinChina,as wellasthedevelopmentofall-electricandmulti-electricaircraft,the aeroelectromechanicswillundoubtedlyexperienceanintegrativeand comprehensivedevelopmentwithfocusontheenergyoptimizationinthe future.TheForumhaspooledthewisdomofexpertsandrepresentatives fromwalksoflifetodiscussaboutandprobeintothecutting-edge technologies,futurestandardsandlatestdevelopmentoftheaviation andelectromechanicsinordertoexplorepossiblewaysforthe developmentofaeroelectromechanicsindustry. Jian WANG,PresidentofAVICEM,analyzedthecurrentsituationandfuture developmentoftheaeroelectromechanicsindustryinhisspeechtitled“IntegratewiththeWorldMarkettoBuildtheFirst-classCivilAircraftProductProviderandSystemContractor” andsharedthecivilaircraftindustrydevelopmentplanofthecompany, expressingthatthecompanywasexpectingtojoinhandswithpartners athomeandabroadinamoreopenwaytopromotetheleapingdevelopment oftheaeroelectromechanicsindustry. The Forumthemedwith“AllElectricAircraftDevelopment,theDriverof FutureInnovation”,alsoinvited18distinguishedguestsfromCivil AviationAdministrationofChina,UnitedTechnologiesCorporation, ParkerAerospace,FEDandEaton Corporationandotherworkunitsto deliverspeechesonthestage.Expertsfromdifferentfields successivelyanalyzedthecurrentsituationandfuturedevelopmentof theaeroelectromechanicsindustryandtechnologiesinanin-depthway. MingjieMA,DeputyDirectoroftheDevelopmentResearchCenterofthe StateCouncil,cameupwithhisconstructivesuggestiononthe settlementoftheexistingproblemsfacedbythedevelopmentofthe aviationindustryinChinaandhowtopromotethehealthydevelopmentof theindustryinthefuture.Mr.RogerOliva,VicePresidentofthe AIEE,Mr.JingzhouZHAO,DeputyChiefEngineerofShanghaiAircraft DesignandResearchInstitute,COMAC,andMs.WenjieHUANG,DeputyChief EngineerofAVICChinaHelicopterResearchandDevelopmentInstitute sharedtheirownpointsofviewontheapplicationdemandsonthe electromechanicsofall-electricaircraft.KaishengLI,VicePresident ofAVICEManalyzedthekeytechnologiesandsystemsofmulti-electric aircraftandproposedsolutionstotheelectricsystemandotherkey systemsofmulti-electricaircraft.Airworthinesscertification,asthe prerequisiteoftheinternationalizationofthehome-madecivilaircraft industrywasanotherhighly-concernedtopicattheForum.YaoLU, DirectoroftheChinaAcademyofCivilAviationScienceandTechnology andZhongyanQIAN,DeputyDirectorofAirworthinessCertification EngineeringCenter,COMACrespectively madeanin-depthreportinsimplelanguageontherequirementsofthe airworthinessonelectromechanicsandthecertificationproceduresfor theelectromechanicsoftransportaircraftrespectively. The Forumwasintendedtobuildaplatformforexchangesbyorganizinga greatvarietyofactivities.Besidesthethemespeeches,theinteractive discussion,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandroundtabletalksalsodrew theattentionofmanyrepresentatives.Theinteractivediscussiononthe firstdaywasattendedbythetopmanagementfromsevenenterprises includingHoneywell,theUnitedTechnologyCorporationAerospace,Eaton Aerospace,AVICEM,CAICJinchengCorporationandAVIC Shaanxi Aero ElectricCo.,Ltd.Topicsinvolvedintheinteractivediscussion includedthetechnologyintroductionofjointventure,managementskill transfer,countermeasuresagainstenterprisecultureintegrationand otherhottopicsininternationalcooperation,whichprovidesa significantreferencefortheintegrationofdomesticelectromechanical enterprisesandorganizationsintotheworldcivilaviationindustry. Theroundtableseminarontheseconddaydividedallparticipantsinto fivegroups,inwhicheachparticipantcouldproposetheirsuggestions fortheall-electricdevelopmentofaircraftinthefuturefrom differentperspectives. Academician JunWANGfromtheChineseAcademyofEngineeringspokehighlyofthe Forumintheclosingceremony,expressingthattheAeroElectromechanics China2013hadestablishedahighly-efficientinteractiveplatformfor technologyexchangeandcommercialcooperationandgreatlypromotedthe healthydevelopmentandR&DoftheaeroelectromechanicsinChina.  AeroElectromechanicsChinaistheonlyhigh-levelforumforelectromechanicsofcivilaircraftin China.TheForumwithfocusonthein-depthexplorationofthe opportunitiesandchallengesfacedbyaeroelectromechanicsandfuture developmentoftheelectromechanicstechnologyaswellasthedemandsof futureaircraftmodelsonelectromechanicssoastoprovideareference tothefuturedevelopmentofaeroelectromechanicsenterprises,has establishedagoodplatformforthecommunicationandexchangesbetween aswellasjointventureandcooperationofaeroelectromechanics enterprisesbothathomeandabroad,andalsoplayedanactiverolein promotingandadvancingtheimprovementandgrowthoftheaero electromechanicsindustrychaininChina.

    Feb 8,2017
  • Invitation Letter of CAIF 2014

    Civil AvionicsInternationalForum2014willbeheldinShanghaiduringApril 22nd–23rd,2014.Thiseventwillguideyoutotherightpersonsin chargeoftherightprojectsandhelpyoutocatchupwiththelatest manufacture,researchanddevelopmentupdatesofCOMACDouble-AisleAircraft,AdvancedHeavy-Lifter(AHL),TurbopropRegionalJetinXi’anandBusinessJetinChengduandZhuhai.   With thetremendoussupportfromthecentralgovernmentandthekeybuyers inChina,CAIF2014,astheonlyhigh-endavionicsindustrysummitin China,willhelpyougetcriticalinsightsintolatesttechnologytrend, standards,regulationstotacklethenewrequirementsandchallengeson commercialavionicssystemandlearndeeplyaboutthemarketdemand fromeverypartoftheavionicssupplychaininChina. WelookforwardtowelcomingyoutojoinustogetherwiththeC-levelExecutivesfromAVIC,COMAC,Airbus,Boeing,Honeywell,RockwellCollins,AviageandThalesetc.atCAIF2014. WarmestRegards, CAIF2014Team FormoreinformationofCAIF2014,pleasefeelfreetocontact: VictoriaZHANG T:+862151559030 F:+862151559049 E:marketing@galleonevents.com

    Feb 8,2017
  • AVIC Luoyang Institute of Electro-Optical Devices Participated in CAIF2016 - Two products have been well received at the exhibition

    OrganizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandChineseAeronauticalEstablishment,co-organizedbyGalleon,CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2016washeldonApril19th–20th,2016.CAIF2016attractedover400 delegatesfromgovernments,organizations,institutes,universitiesand industrialenterprisessuchasAVIC,COMAC,Boeing,Honeywell,Thales, etc..Mr.DingQuanxing,VicePresidentofAVICLuoyangInstituteof Electro-OpticalDevicesdeliveredkeynotespeech,theHeadUpDisplay (HUD)ofC919aircraftandSyntheticVisionSystem(SVS)weredisplayed duringthesummit. AS theC919aircraftofftheassemblyline,ARJ21,MA700regionalaircraft, wide-bodyaircraft,civilheavyhelicopter,AG600amphibiousaircraft projectswillenterintoanewchapter.Andthedevelopmentofavionics systemiscrucialtocontinuouslyimproveaircraftsafety,economy, comfort,environmentalfriendliness.Dingdedicatedfocuson"NewIdea, NewConcept,ForeseetheFuture"forumtopicmadea"cockpitCombined VisionSystems——EnsureSafe&EfficientFlightUnderAll-Weather Conditions"speech,tomakethethatthisnewlyemergingcockpit technology——CombinedVisionSystemscomeintothedelegates‘mind, thistechnologycanimprovethesafetyofnavigationandefficiency significantlyunderlowvisibilityconditions,attractinglively interestofprofessionalsandspecialists. Duringthesummit,theHUDandSVSphotovoltaicprototypeattractedlarge numberofdelegates.RepresentativesfromCOMAC,AVIC,Boeing, Jeppesen,AVIAGESYSTEMSandothercompaniesgavehighopinion.  Meanwhile,theforumalsoprovidedanopportunityforcooperation betweenJeppesenandAVICLuoyangInstituteofElectro-OpticalDevices withintheaerospacedatabasecollection,evidenceapplicationandother matters,makingstepforthecompetitivebidofC919SVS. The civilavionics’newproducts,technologiesandprinciplesofAVIC LuoyangInstituteofElectro-OpticalDeviceswerefullydemonstrated duringCAIFandverymuchreveredbydelegates,makingpositive influenceforcivilaircraftprojectsmarketdevelopment. NewsSource:AVICLuoyangInstituteofElectro-OpticalDevices

    May 15,2017
  • Delegates from Korean Hanwha Group Visited Shanghai Society of Aeronautics

    Recommended byGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.,onJan.15th,2016, delegatesfromKoreanHanwhaGroupvisitedShanghaiSocietyof Aeronautics(hereinafterreferredas“SSA”)forworkingdiscussionand communication.WANGWenbin,PresidentofSSA,welcomedtheminCOMAC ShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.withVicePresidentofSSA,YU Zemin(DeputyGeneralManagerofShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo., Ltd.),DirectorofAerospaceDynamicsCommitteeofSSAandYUNaijiang (DeputyGeneralManager,DeputyChiefDesignerofDesignR&DCenter of AVICCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.). WhatHanwhaGroupvisitedwereARJ-21assemblinglineinDachangBaseof ShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.andY-10whichwas independentlydevelopedbyChinain1970s.Then,intheircommunication, PresidentWANGWenbinwarmlywelcomedHanwhaGroupandintroducedthe workingbriefofSSA,meanwhile,VicePresidentYUZeminpresentedthe recentdevelopmentsofARJ-21assemblinginShanghaiAircraft ManufacturingCo.,Ltd.wherehesaidthatARJ-21hadachievedthe airworthinesscertificationanddeliveredtoairlinestobeonactive service.TheannualoutputofARJ-21wouldreachto30.AndC919whose testflightwasestimatedinnextyearwasthemainprojectassembledin PudongBaseofShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.DeputyChief DesignerYUNaijiangmadeabriefabouttheestablishmentandbusiness ofAVICCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.wherehesaidthatthe missionofAVICCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.wastoresearch, developandmanufacturetheaero-engine.Meanwhile,itcooperatedwith 100+suppliersandhopedtocooperatewithHanwhaGroupinvarious fields.KIMSeonchang,GeneralManagerofMarketingDept.ofHanwha TechwinsaidthattheyhadageneralcomprehensionaboutChinaaviation industrythroughintroductionandvisit.HanwhaGroupwasahugegroup companywhosemainbusinesswereaviationmilitarysuppliesandfinance, andalsohopedtocooperatewithShanghaiaviationenterprises. Throughthefriendlycommunication,thebothsidesreachedanagreement thattheyhadthesamewillingtocooperateandnegotiateonvarious partslikeaero-engine,airborneequipment,aviationcomponents processing,aviationexhibitionsandaviationpopularization,etc. GroupPhotoinfrontofY-10aftertheCommunication NewsSource:ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics

    Feb 8,2017
  • China Increasing Output Of Strong Carbon Fiber

    Theworld’sstrongestcarbonfiberis TorayIndustries’T100G,saystheJapanesemanufacturer.NowChina, deniedaccesseventolowergradesfromforeignsuppliers,isworkingon matchingit. ChinamakesalimitedvolumeofT800—alower-gradebutstillverystrong fiberthatitcannotbuyfromWesterncountriesandJapan—andplansare afoottobuildaplantwith20timesthecurrentcapacity.These advancescouldimprovetheperformanceofChinesemilitaryaircraftand, eventually,bringChinaintotheglobalmarketforaerospacematerials, inwhichithassofarhadnegligiblepresence. TheChineseT800gradewillcostonly1,600yuan($262)perkilogram, comparedwiththe4,200-yuan-per-kilogramcostoftheestablishedand muchinferiorlocalproduct,T300,theplantoperatortoldtheChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandManufacturingEquipmentSummit, organizedbyGalleon,inBeijinglastweek.Itisunclearwhetheritis referringtooutputfromitspresentfacilitiesorthelargerplant. NationalaeronauticsgroupAvichasmeanwhiledescribeditsdevelopment workoncompositeaircraftstructuresinpreparationfortheproposed ComacC929widebodyairliner.Technicalchallengesforcedthe abandonmentofplanstobuildacompositecenterwingboxforitsC919 narrowbody,Comacsaidatthesummit. ChineseproductionofT800gradecarbonfiberissofaronlymodest.(Credit:JiangsuHangre) Thenewcarbon-fiberplantofJiangsuHangkeCompositeMaterials Technologyhasacapacityof50metrictonsofT800carbonfiberayear, plus100tonsofT700,thecompanysays.Aplantwithacapacityof 1,000tonsofT800ayeariscomingonline,withcapacityfor50tonsa yearofM55Jcarbonfiber.ThecountrywillalsoworkontheT1000and M60J,whichisanotherhighergrade,JiangsuHangkesays,givingno dates. The“T”numbersapproximatelyindicatethestrengthofthefibers,which areimpregnatedwithresinandthenbakedtocreate carbon-fiber-reinforcedplastic—composite.ToraydescribesitsT1000Gas “theworld’shighest-tensile-strengthcarbonfiber,”witharatingof 6,370megapascals(9,239psi).JiangsuHangkesaysitsT800hasa tensilestrengthof5,709megapascals,whileTorayratesitsT800Sfiber at5,880megapascals.TheadvantagestoChinainusingitsT800in militaryaircraftareobviousfromtherelativelymodest 3,530-megapascalstrengthofToray’sT300,whichhasbeenmadeforabout threedecades. TheU.S.anditsalliesdonotexportT800carbonfibertoChina,in ordertopreventitsuseinmilitaryaircraftthere.InMay,aChinese manpleadedguiltyinaU.S.courttotryingtotakeTorayT800fromthe U.S.toChina. Chinaissurelyconsideringmorethanmilitaryapplicationsforits improvedcarbonfibers,however.Someofthestrongestcarbonfiberis alsousedincivilaircraft.TheChineseindustryispresumablylooking totheproposedC929widebodyaircraftthatComacwantstobuildasa follow-ontotheC919.Andbeyondthat,itlikelyhasambitionsto supplytheglobalmarket,asevidencedbyJiangsuHangke’swillingness todiscussthepropertiesofitsmaterialsatanopenconference. JiangsuHangkeappearstobeassociatedwiththegovernment’sChinese AcademyofSciences. ComachaschosenonlyforeigncarbonfiberfortheC919.ButtheChinese industryhasnotmissedoutonlargesalesinthatprogram,becausethe aircraftwillusecarbonfiberonlyinitstailandsecondary structures.Untilthisyear,theC919wassupposedtohaveacomposite centerwingbox,butthemanufacturerswitchedtoaluminum. Thereasonsfortheswitchwerepartlyeconomicbutmostlytechnical, Comacsays.“Mainly,itwasrelatedtothelevelofdifficultyof certaintechnologiesand,intheend,theproblemswereintwoareas,” saysacompanyofficial.“Onewasthermalconduction;someplaces[in thestructure]werehot,andthecompositematerial,whichwechose initially,couldnotcopewiththat.”Theotherproblemwasdealingwith electricityinthestructure,whetherstaticorfromlightning. “Wehavenotstoppedresearchingcompositecenterwings,”saysthe official,referringtotheC929.“Wewillcontinuethiseffort.” Avichasmadeengineeringsamplesof12-meter(40-ft.)wingpanels,says anofficialofthatgroup’sFirstAircraftInstitute,adesignbureau. Onepiece,apparentlyanupperpanel,wascuredatonly120C(248F) under“vacuumpressure,”reducingcosts,saysanofficial.Another piece,apparentlyalowerpanel,wasformedwithintegralstringersthat werecuredseparatelybeforeattachment. Theconferencealsosawphotosofacompositeaileronmadewith vacuum-assistedresininjectionandaruddercomponentmadeusing resin-transfermolding.Processimprovementshavereducedthedesigning timeforlargepartsto2-3months,from6-8. Shanghai-basedComacsaysitslargestautoclavehasdimensionsof21X 5.5meters(70X18ft.)butinBeijing,Avichasoneof30X7meters. MitsubishiHeavyIndustriesmakesBoeing787outerwingsin40-meter autoclaves. CompositemanufacturingisprobablyprofitabletotheChinesestate firms,becausecivilaircraftarenottheironlymarket,saysan industryofficial.Chinesemilitaryordersarecontractedatcostplus anagreedprofit,explainingwhythesupplierscanmakemoney.Thereis littlemanufacturingofcompositesforChinesecivilaircraft:Comac’s firstone,theARJ21regionaljet,hasonly1.5%compositecontent. JiangsuHangkeexpectstheC929toreach25%compositecontent.Another officialmakesasimilarpredictionforthewidebodyandaddsthatits wingwillbecomposite.Theredoesnotseemtobeaplantobuilda compositefuselagefortheC929,developmentofwhichhasnotbeen launched. China’sstatecompaniesarenotyetsupplyingaerospacealuminumtothe globalmarket,althoughtheymakethematerialforChinesemilitary aircraftandcivilaircraftwhosecertificationisnotrecognizedby developedcountries.That,too,isabouttochange,however.Airbusis workingtoqualifymetalfromthegovernment’sSouthwestAluminum.The materialwillbeconventionalaerospace-gradealuminum,notthemore recentadvancedaluminumsoraluminum-lithium,saysAntoineGaugler, Airbus’spurchasingmanagerforAsia.Aleris,aU.S.company,hassetup aplanttomakeconventionalaerospacealuminumineasternChinaat Zhenjiang(AW&STMay27,p.37). Chinaisalsoworkingonceramicmatrixcomposite(CMC)butlacks practicalapplicationsofsuchmaterial,whichremainsstableat temperaturesthatdefeateventhebestmetalsusedinaircraftengines. Apartfromworkonpartsforturbineengines,Chineseengineershave beenapplyingCMCtoramjetsandtelemetrysystems,saysaleading researcherinthefield.Morethan4,000articleshavebeenmadefor360 typesofparts. “Chinabeganworkonceramicmatrixcompositesinthe1990s,several decadesafterothercountries,”theChineseresearchertellsAviation Week.“WearestillbehindNorthAmericaandEurope,andinsomeareas wehavebeenunabletocatchup.In[developmentof]materials,wehave beencatchingupfaster. “Butwearefarbehindinapplyingandusingthetechnology,”shesays. “Withoutthoroughtestingandverification,wecannotbelievethe characteristics”determinedinthelaboratory.“Insomeareas,wehave surpassed[foreignresearchers],butinapplicationswearebackward.” Internationalexperienceshowsthatthecooperationofindustry, universitiesandresearchinstitutesiskeytosuccess,sheadds. ACMCmanufacturingtechnologynationalengineeringcenterwasapproved thisyearasabaseforpromotingtheindustry.Twoprojects,one applicabletoaero-enginesandoneforbrakes,havebeengiventhe go-ahead.Amongtheworkdiscussedattheconference,aCMCafterburner innerconewastestedfor24hr.Aproblemintheconnectionstructure wasfoundbutfixed.Thiseffortappearstohavebeenjudgedasuccess, sincetheresearchersaysit“laidafoundation”forenginedevelopment. TheNorthwesternPolytechnicalUniversityatXianhastestedengine nozzlepartsbetweenambienttemperatureand820C.Inonetest,the nozzleofaKlimovRD-33enginewastestedatpressuresof0.28 megapascals,aspeedofMach1.5,and1,047C.Thistestprovedthethat higheroperationaltemperaturewaspossible,alongwithasavingin coolingair. NewsSource:AviationWeek

    Jun 12,2017
  • Officials from Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China and China Adult Education Associaton Attended China Aviation Training Forum 2015

    "ChinaAviationTrainingForum2015"was heldinNovember26to27,2015inBeijing.Theforumisorganizedby ChinaAdultEducationAssociation,supportedbyGeneralAviation CommitteeofChinaAirTransportAssociation,hostedbyGalleon (Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd,co-organizedbyCivilAviation UniversityofChina,ChinaCivilAviationManagementInstituteofChina, GuangzhouCivilAviationCollege. LeadersofChinaAdultEducationAssociation,AdultEducationandCareer Education,MinistryofEducation,ChinaAirTransportAssociation, civilaviationuniversitiesdeliveredspeeches.Inaddition,domestic andinternationalaviationorganizations,experts,mediareporters,a totalofmorethan90peopleattendedtheforum. ZHENGShushan,presidentofChinaAdultEducationAssociation President ofChinaAdultEducationAssociation,ZhengShushandeliveredaspeech about“innovatingtheconceptofdevelopment,makingfulluseof advantages,creatinganewsituationforChinesecivilaviation educationandtrainingbusiness".Hesaid:"Theforumisaimedtomeet theneedof“theBeltandRoadInitiative”developmentstrategy,to Integrateresources,createin-depthexchangeschancesfordelegatesto learnfromeachother,inordertodevelophigh-quality,multi-skilled personnel,itcanbewidelyusedinmodernserviceindustrycomplex talent.IhopethisforumwillbecomeaAcademicexchangeeventfor domesticandforeignexpertstoexploretheaviationeducationand trainingindustry" HuangHui,DepartmentHeadofAdultEducationandCareerEducation, MinistryofEducation,said:“Becauseoftheexpertiseandtechnicality ofcivilaviationindustry,talentisthemostimportantelementduring thedevelopmentoftheindustry.WiththerapiddevelopmentofChina’s civilaviationindustry,weneedalargenumberofprofessionalsto supportthedevelopmentoftheindustry.”Shealsoraisedseveral suggestions:Firstly,doingsupplyanddemandanalysis,publishing industrytrainingreport;secondly,dockingindustrystandardsand specificationsdevelopmenttraininginstitutions;thirdly,building exchangeplatform,sharingallkindsofresource. HuangHui,DepartmentHeadofAdultEducationandCareerEducation,MinistryofEducation Yang Li,presidentofAviationservices,EducationandTrainingProfessional CommitteeofCAEA,alsodeliveredkeynotespeech.Hepointedoutthe themeofthisforum:invitingacademicexperts,industryelitetogether, providingaplatformforthedevelopmentofcivilaviationindustry, offeringpersonnelprotectionforthecivilaviationindustry. After that,YongYue,VicepresidentofSichuanInternationalStudies University,ZhangShushengfromShandongJiaotongUniversity,Chief RepresentativeofChinaAirbusinessAcademyCarolineLiualsomade attractivespeeches. Domestic andinternationalaviationtraininginstitutionshadalively discussion.AsMinisterofChinaFlyingDragonGeneralAviationCo., Ltd.GongQuan,EngineerfromBeihangUniversityQiYuanPeng,Mr. DanielGORBOLDfromInternationalCivilAviationEnglishAssociation (ICAEA)talkabout"talkaboutairservicespersonneltraining, technicaltraining,specificissuessuchastheinternationalmarket, andforeignexchangeincontrasttothesituationundertheopinion, clearedthefuturedevelopmentgoals. NewsSource:CAEA

    Feb 8,2017
  • Sponsors' Onsite Interview on CAIF 2015 by Ringier

    Win-winCooperationtoExpandtheChineseMarket Fromtheirpointofview,CAIFisaveryimportantmeetingforChineseindustry;Thalesparticipates intheforumeveryyear.Thaleshasalonghistoryofdevelopmentin China,forThalesCAIFisanexcellentplatformandopportunityto strengthencooperationwiththeChineseaviationindustryand administration.Throughoutattendingindustrialconferencesand customerdirectcontact,isalsoindependentlyholdclientmeetings, listentocustomerfeedback,andproducttrainingandotherforms continuetopromoteandpublicizethecompany’sproducts. VIALAbelievesthatChina’saerospacegreatpotentialfordevelopment. ThepaceofdevelopmentofChina’scivilaviationelectronicsisvery fast,andhasthepotentialtocatchupwithforeigncompanies.Stageof China’sairlines,airports,aircraftandothergrowingrapidly,air trafficcontrol,alsoplaysanincreasinglyimportantrole,Thalesand otherChinesegovernmentandcustomerswillhavebroaderprospectsfor cooperationwiththeChineseleadertofurthermarketexpandingand servingtheChineseaerospaceindustry. DomesticAvionicsIndustryFacingUnprecedentedDevelopingOpportunities MAJinsuo,VPofGreaterChinaofEsterelTechnologies,considersthat depthcombinationbetweenindustrializationandinformatizationisone commandingheightinanewroundofindustrialrevolutioneachcountries willpositivelyseizeswhenfacingupsurgeofglobalindustrial transformationandchallengeofnewtechnologies."Industry4.0"by Germany,infact,deeplycombinesinformationnetworkingtechnologywith manufacturingindustryinproductionprocess.Meanwhile,"MadeinChina 2025"byPremierLIKeqianghassomethingincommonwith"Industry 4.0". InMA’sopinion,theavionicssystemresearchwillbecomeabellwether of"MadeinChina2025"practice.Atpresent,forsakeofaseriesof civilaircraftmodellikeARJ21,C919,MA700,etc.,thedevelopmentof domesticavionicsindustryisfacinganunprecedenteddeveloping opportunities,whichcanhelpusknowmoreaboutresearchtrendof internationalcivilavionicsproducts,promoteresearchabilityand reserverelatedtalents. InnovationShowsMoreAdvantages WhentalkingaboutCAIF,Mr.KurttoldusthatTTTechhasparticipated inCAIFsince2012;thisyearisthefourthtime.HebelievesthatCAIF isChina’sbestavionicssummit.ThroughoutCAIF,TTTechandChinese customerscansharetheirexperiences,andtoobtainothercompanies’ informationandexperience,hearallkindsofvoicefromcustomers. Duringthepastfewyears,China’soriginalequipmentmanufacturershave gainedalotofexperience,includingsystemandcertification.Inthe futuretobesolvedishowtobridgethegapbetweeninfrastructure needsonthebasisoftechnical,certificationandnewavionics,TTTech hasconfidenceinChina’soriginalequipmentmanufacturers,theywillbe moresuccessful. MakingContributiontoChineseAviationIndustryattheHistoricalMoment Mr.IngramsaidthatChina’scivilaviationindustrystartedalittle bitlate,butcontains hugeopportunity,Chinaneedstobuildmore planes,sobetterinfrastructureisnecessaried. BesidesworkingwiththeCOMAC,AviagehasAnotherfocuswhichis appliedandbasedontheexistingBoeing787andC919ofIMAproductson thesystemupdatedtomeettheneedsofthenextgenerationof commercialaircraft.Currently,theR&DteamofAviageis developingthenextgenerationofIMAplatform. StartingfromtheTopNeedsandFocusingontheSituation Mr.Zhousaid,"CAIFnotonlyprovidesopportunityforVisionMCto exchangeideasandcommunicatewithdomesticcivilaviationrelated suppliersandrelatedorganizations,butalsohelpustograspthe futuretrendsoftheindustrialdevelopmentfuturetrends." VisionMCcurrentlyhascooperatedwithnumberofunitsandtheaircraft industry,jointlyconductengineeringapplicationofsystemsengineering analysisanddesignmethodsrelatedtothedevelopmentofthepractical work. WorkingasaPartoftheAircraftDesignandAvionicsSystem’sDevelopment Mr.Reaganconsidersthatfromthepointofnavigation,twokeytrends hasshownonthecurrentdomesticcivilaviationelectronicsmarket:the emergenceofInternettechnologywillpromotetheintegrationand optimizationofexistingandfuturecockpitsystemfunctions,featuresa varietyofaircraftcockpitconnecteddevices,especiallythe connectionbetweenmobiledevicesandembeddedsystemsarebecoming increasinglyimportantfrontdisplay.Intheglobalaviationindustry, theintroductionofmobilesolutionscockpitsurprisingspeed.Howto grasptheopportunitybroughtaboutbymobiletechnologyisthefocusof Jeppesenandtheentireairlinecustomersareconcerned.Thesecond trendisthatmobiletechnologytopromoteaviationaircraftoperators andregulatoryauthoritiestoreconsiderthecockpitcertifiedand non-certifiedsystemscoexistsolutions.Inconsideringthefuture solution,authenticationandnon-certifiedsystemsinterconnected exhibitionexhibitsaseriesofveryinterestingopportunities. OpeningupaNewGrowthPathofAvionics Ron HO,ChinaGeneralManagerofRockwellCollins,considersthatalthough Chineseeconomicgrowthhassloweddown,aviationindustrywillcontinue torapidlydevelopunderthepromotionofthe"12thfive-yearplan". Suchas,developmentoflocalaviationindustrialchain,implementation ofnewtechnology,etc. Recently,ACCEL,ajointventureenterpriseofRockwellCollins,has opened,whichindicatesthatRockwellCollinshasmoreconfidencein Chinamarketandithasdevelopedanewgrowthpath. ChineseAviationMarketEnjoysBroadProspects Chinaismakinggreatstepstodevelopandimprovetheperformanceof civilavionics,inChinatherearealotofresourcesallocatedtothe avionicsprojects.Ms.Collazzosaidshefeelsveryhappytoparticipate inCAIF2015inShanghaiChina.Chineseaviationmarkethasbroad prospects,astheworld’sleadingflightsafetysolutionsprovider, Elbithopestoworkwithclientsandregulatorypartnerstopromotethe developmentofChina’saviationindustryinthefuture. SafetyandReliabilityistheThemeofCivilAviationDevelopment "ForParasoft,CAIFisanopportunitytoexpandourbusiness,aplatform tomakemorebusinessfriends,andastagetoshowourselvesinthe civilaviationindustry. Suchprofessionalandauthoritativeforumlike CAIFisnotonlybenefitforpromotingcommunication,strengthening technicalandprofessionalimprovementfortheindustry,butalsoallows ustoseethedevelopmentdirectionoftheindustry.“Mr.Wangbelieves thattheaviationelectronics,particularlysecurityandreliability problemofsoftwarewillalwaysbethesubjectofdevelopmentofChina civilaviation.Overthepast10years’practicewecanclearlyseethat anyimpactofcivilaviationelectronicsecurity,reliabilityissues shouldberesolvedfirst.Combinedwiththerecentemergingofcivil aviationaccidents,wearefacedwithnewchallenges." Newsfrom:http://www.industrysourcing.cn/article/311850

    Feb 8,2017
  • AVIC Xi'an Flight Automatic Control Research Institute Participated in CAIF2015

    DuringApril21st-22nd,CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2015wassuccessfullyheldinShanghai.Theforumisanannualinternational summitapprovedbyChinaAssociationforScienceandTechnology, organizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandChinese AeronauticalEstablishment.Forsakeofinternationalcivilaircraft safetysituationin2014,safetyandreliabilityofcivilavionicsdrew moreattention.Underthebackground,themeofthiseventwasnamedas MoreReliable,MoreSafety,NextGenAvionics. Astheindustry’sannualevent,inadditiontodomesticaviation companies,manyotherwell-knowninternationalcompaniesalso participatedintheforum,includingBoeing,Aviage,Honeywell,Rockwell Collins,etc.AVICXi’anFlightAutomaticControlResearchInstitute publishedsevendissertationsattheforum,accountingfor5%ofthe numberofdissertations.VicePresident,SHIPengfei,fromAVICXi’an FlightAutomaticControlResearchInstitutedeliveredaspeechwith topic"CivilAircraftFlightControlSystemDesignConsiderationand DevelopmentDemand".SHIreferredthatflightcontrolshouldstrengthen itsdesignonfunctionality,safety,economyandcomforttomeet requirementsoncivilaircraft-Moresafety,moreeconomic,more comfortandmoreenvironmental.Reportshavebeenfullyrecognized internationalexpertsandcausedforeigncompanies’interestssuchas Boeing,IndiaWIPRO,etc. Newsfrom:http://www.facri.com/html/news/322.html

    Feb 8,2017
  • China's Aero Engine Corporation secures credit for expansion drive

    TheAeroEngineCorporationofChina(AECC)- thecountry'snewestdefenseindustrialenterprise-hasenteredafinance agreementwiththeChinaDevelopmentBank(CDB)togainaccesstocreditto supportindustrialexpansion,ithasbeenannounced. Inastatementon30December,theState AdministrationforScience,TechnologyandIndustryforNationalDefense (SASTIND)-theChinesegovernmentbodyresponsiblefordefenseindustrial development-saidthedealwouldcoverarangeofactivitiesundertakenby AECCasitseekstobecomeamajoraero-enginemanufacturer. TheseincludemajorAECCresearchand developmentprojects,infrastructuredevelopment,civil-militaryintegration programs,aswellasmanufacturingactivities,saidSASTIND. Aero Engine(Group)CorporationofChina(AECC)isacompanyestablishedforthe developmentofChina'sdomesticaviationengine. ChineseGovernmenttreat aeroenginesandgasturbinesindustriesaspriorityof‘13thFive-YearPlan’ strategyespeciallypriorityoftechnologicalinnovation,itisundoubtedly well-meaningandalong-termlayout.Andalso,basedon'MadeinChina2025', whichliststhemanufacturingofaeroenginesastopthreetopics. Underthisbackground,Chinese SocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology Summit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsion technology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.On behalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTS whichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,to discussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseries activitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:Janes

    Feb 9,2017
  • FAA’s New EFVS Rule Opens New Benefits

    InDecember2016,the FAA publisheditsnewEnhanced FlightVisionSystem(EFVS)ruleregardingtheallowabledecisionaltitudes, decisionheightsandminimumdescentaltitudesassociatedwiththeoperational useofenhancedvisioncockpitdisplaytechnology.Inarecentblogpost, aerospaceanddefensemanufacturerRockwellCollinsexplainedhowthenewEFVS ruleFAR91.176willexpandapplicabilityofEFVSforbusinessaircraftowners andoperatorsandintroduce,forthefirsttime,similarbenefitstotheair transportindustry. AccordingtothenewpostfromRockwellCollins,thenewEFVS rulewillprovidethefollowing: NewLandingMinima: ·        Permitsoperatorstousean EFVStotouchdownandrollout91.176(a) ·        RelocatesEFVSto100’ operationsto91.176(b) PermitsoperatorswhoconductEFVSoperations underparts121,125or135touseEFVS-equippedaircraft: ·        Dispatch/releaseunderIFR ·        Allowthoseoperatorsto initiateandcontinueanapproachwhendestinationweatherisatorbelow authorizedvisibilityminimumsontheInstrumentApproachPlate(IAP) Theindustry-leadingCivilAvionics InternationalForum2017(CAIF2017)whichis takingplaceinShanghai fromtheApril18th-19th,2017.IndustryleadersfromAirbus,Boeing, COMAC,UAC,AVIAGESystems,Honeywell,RockwellCollins,ThalesandL-3 Avionicswillparticipateinthisforum,discussthelatesttechnology trendsandmarketdemands,registerformoredetailsorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationToday

    Jan 23,2017
  • First C919 to have flight test in FTCC

    CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)hashandedover thefirstC919aircrafttoFlightTestCenterofCOMAC(FTCC)onthe 25thofDecember2016. HeDongfeng,PresidentofCOMACandExecutiveDeputy GeneralDirectorofC919Program,encouragedallpersonnelparticipatinginthe researchandtestofC919programtocontinuetodotheirbestanddevote themselvestovariouseffortsonfollow-upproduction,scientificresearchand flighttestwithfullenergyandpassion.Healsoemphasizedthatfirst priorityshouldalwaysbegiventosafetyandqualitytoensurethatthereis noriskatall. TheannouncementhasfollowedthecertificationofCFM InternationalLEAP-1CenginebytheboththeEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency (EASA)andtheUSFederalAviationAdministration(FAA)onthe21stofDecember 2016.Theenginewillpowerthe150-passengerC919airplane. InNovember2015,thefirstC919rolledoutatCOMACfacilitiesin Shanghai.Morerecently,COMACsuccessfullystartedtheenginesforthefirsttimeinearly November2016,runningthemfor10minutesatgroundidlepoweratthe company’sShanghaiPudongInternationalAirportfacility. The C919isexpectedtoedgetowarditsfirstflightassoonaslateMarch.Meanwhile,the wide-bodyaircraftprojectbetweenCOMACandUACwillstartearlythisyear.Jianzhong SHI,VicePresidentofCOMACandChiefCommanderofwidebodyaircraftproject ,willharetheexperienceofC919firstflighttestandtheprogressof wide-bodyaircraftprojecton“8th CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”astheChairman whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldon May10th-11th,2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Jan 23,2017
  • China's COMAC C919 Edges Toward First Flight

    China’seffortsto developasecondairlinertoboostthenation’seconomiccompetitivenessandprestige isslowlycomingtofruitionintheformofthe C919, theinauguralflightofwhichofficialsexpectassoonaslateMarch. Developedbystate-run CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC),the narrowbody hasreachedtheearlystagesofpre-flighttrials,includingtaxiandbrake tests,accordingtoaCOMACofficialwhospokewith AIN ontheconditionof anonymity. Launchedin2008, the C919 programhasexperiencedaseriesof setbacksthatpushedbackitsmaidenflightanddeliverydate,originally scheduledfor2014and2016,respectively.Despitethedelays,thenarrowbody servesasatestamenttoChina’sambitionstoadvanceitsstandinginthe aerospacemanufacturingvaluechain. Asthe C919 edges towarditsfirstflight,COMACcontinuestoworktowardgainingaproductioncertificate forthe ARJ.Whiletheofficialsaidthatwon’thappen untilitbuildsbetween10and15 airplanes,onceobtainedthecertificate willallowtheaircrafttoundergoaseriesofupgrades,includinganewavionics suiteandbetterintegrationofitsmajorsystems.Foraircraftalreadyin service,COMACwillofferaretrofit. Meanwhile,the wide-bodyaircraftprojectbetweenCOMACandUACwillstartearlythisyear.Jianzhong SHI,VicePresidentofCOMACandChiefCommanderofwidebodyaircraftproject ,willharetheexperienceofC919firstflighttestandtheprogressof wide-bodyaircraftprojecton“8th CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”astheChairman whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldon May10th-11th,2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AINonline

    Jan 23,2017
  • COMAC Partners with AECC in Engine Development

    State-ownedmanufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina, Ltd.(COMAC)ThursdaysignedacooperationagreementwiththeAeroEngine CorporationofChina(AECC)inBeijing. Thecollaborationwillrelateto engineandauxiliarypowerunitdevelopmentforChinese-madecommercial aircraft.Thiswillinvolvepersonnelexchangesandresourcesharing,tobring mutualbenefitsandpromotethedevelopmentoftheChineseaerospaceindustry, COMACsaidinastatement. LaunchedinthisAugust,AECCaims todevelopdomesticjetengines,reducingtheneedforforeign-madeparts,so astocreateaself-sufficientaerospacesectorthatcanservecommercialand militaryaviationneedswithhomegrowntechnology. Chinahasdesignedtwopassenger jets,ARJ21andC919,bothrelyonforeignsuppliersfortheirenginesand othermajorcomponents. TheARJ21regionaljet,a 78-to-90-seaterthatenteredcommercialserviceinJune,usesenginesproduced byGeneralElectricCo.,whilethesingle-aisleC919jetliner--stillunder development--willbepoweredbyenginesmadebyCFMInternational. Besides,COMAChasawide-body programC929,whichwillbejointlydevelopedwithRussia. Underthisbackground,Chinese SocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology Summit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology, providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfofthe organizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwill beheldinShenyang, onMay24th -25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturing trends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Jan 11,2017
  • Xian ships key parts for second AG600 amphibian

    AVICunitXianAircrafthasdeliveredkeypartsforthe secondAG600amphibianbeingbuiltinthesoutherncityofZhuhai. Majorchangesforthesecondaircraftincludesomestructural modifications,aswellasstrengtheningoftheleadingedgesofthewings,says AVICinastatement. Xi’anaircraftproducestheaircraft’swingsinXianbefore shippingthemtoChinaAviationIndustryGeneralAircraft(CAIGA)inZhuhai. TheforwardfuselageisproducedinChengdu,whiletherear fuselagesectionandtailaremadeinHanzhong. TheAG600madeitspublicdebutontheAirShowChinastatic lineinNovember. AVICissomewayfromgettingaproductioncertificatefor thetype.AproductioncertificatefromtheCivilAviationAdministrationof China(CAAC)meansthateachaircraftproduceddoesnotneedtobe independentlycertificated. TheAG600willundertakearangeofmissions,anditstargetmarketisdomestic parapublicorganisations.Itsmainfunctionsaresearchandrescueand transport. Theaircraftcanalsoserveasawaterbomber,withalarge tanklocatedundertheforwardhalfoftheaircraft. Xi’anaircraft alsoproducesthemiddlefuselageforC919.GuorongYANG,ChiefEngineerof MA700willsharetheirexperienceoffuselagemanufacturingonCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th -11th,2017. Tofigureout more,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:FlightGlobal

    Jan 11,2017
  • World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft AG600 Progressing Toward First Flight

    Thestate-ownedAviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC) hasshippedthefirstprototypeofitsAG600amphibiantothedeliveryandtest center,insouthernportcityofZhuhai,progressingtoward forfirst flight. TheAG600,serialnumber001,willundertakearangeoftasks includinggroundtests,flighttrails,training,anditstargetmarketis domesticparapublicorganizations. TheAG600madeitspublicdebutontheAirShowChinastatic lineinNovember. Thefirstflightisplannedfor2017.Thisistwoyearsafter theoriginally-planned2015,buttherehavebeendevelopmentaldelayswiththe aircraft. Besides,AVICunitXi'anAircrafthasdeliveredkeypartsfor thesecondAG600amphibian(serialnumber002). Majorchangesforthesecondaircraftincludesomestructural modifications,aswellasstrengtheningoftheleadingedgesofthewings,said AVICinastatement. RuguangGENG, VicePresidentofAVICwillmakeapresentationaboutAG600andY20onCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th -11th,2017. Tofigureout more,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Jan 11,2017
  • COMAC Aims for C919 First Flight in February 2017

    China'sdomesticallymadenarrow-bodyaircraftC919might makeitsmaidenflightinthefirstquarterof2017,asourcefromstate-owned airframerCommercialAircraftCorpofChinaLtd(COMAC)disclosed. Accordingtothesource,theC919islikelytomakeitsdebut flightinFebruary,buttheexactflighttimeistobedecidedasthereare manydetailsthatneedtobeworkedout. "COMACisworkingroundtheclock,theFebruarytarget ischallengingbutrealistic...majorexperimentsbeforethedebutflighthad alreadybeencompleted." InearlyNovember,COMACrantheCFMInternationalLeap-1C enginesontheC919forthefirsttime.Theenginewasalsocertificatedbythe EuropeanAviationSafetyAgencyandtheU.S.FederalAviationAdministration lastweek. OnDecember25,2016,theC919prototypewasmovedtothe trialflightcenter. Theaircraft101conducteditsfirstlow-speedtaxiteston December28,andthatthejethasreachedastatewhereitisfullypreparing foritsfirstflight. Shanghai-basedChinaEasternAirlineswillbecomethefirst customertotakedeliveryoftheC919,theChineseairframersaidduringthis year'sZhuhaiairshow. Sofar,COMAChasreceived570ordersfortheC919from23 customers,includingAirChinaandChinaSouthernAirlines. COMACwillsharetheexperienceofC919firstflight testandtheprogressofwide-bodyaircraftprojectonCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th -11th,2017. Tofigureout more,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Jan 11,2017
  • C919 expected to experience maiden flight in early 2017

    Chinese-designedC919rollsoffassemblylinein Shanghai,onNovember2,2015.[Photo:Xinhua] China'sfirsthomegrownjumbojet,the C919,isexpectedtohaveitsmaidenflightinthefirstquarterof2017, accordingtoCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC),themanufacturerof theaircraft.TheC919wasmovedtothetestflightcenteronDec.25,2016. Theplanehasgonethroughaseriesof testsafterrollingofftheassemblylineinNovember2015,includingasystems integrationtest,statictrialsandonboardtests.Nowtheaircraftisready forgroundtests.Anindustrysourcesaidtheplane'smaidenflightis scheduledforFebruary.However,theexactdatehasnotyetbeenconfirmed. Bynow,thenumberofordersforthe C919hasreached570.DuringtheZhuhaiAirShowlastNovember,Shanghai-based ChinaEasternAirlinesbecamethefirstcompanytoreceivetheC919modelafter signingacooperativeframeworkagreementwithCOMAC.China'sSPDBFinancial LeasingandCITICFinancialLeasinghaverespectivelyordered20and36ofthe aircraft. COMACwillsharetheexperienceofC919firstflight testandtheprogressofwide-bodyaircraftprojectonCivilAircraftIndustry InternationalForum2017whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsand AstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th-11th,2017. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:CRJENGLISH

    Jan 11,2017
  • 2017 Avionics Mandates: Changes, Dates and Requirements

    In2017,civilaviationregulatorsandagenciesfromaroundthe worldhaveestablishedseveralavionicsequipagemandatesforairspaceusers. Overthelastyear,severalcivilaviationauthoritieshavemadechangesto equipagerequirementsandtimelines.Herearethelatestdates,equipage requirementsandchangesyou’llneedtobeawareof. Boeing737MAXcockpit.Photo:Boeing. Russia’sGLONASSMandate:Jan,1,2017 TheRussianFederationisrequiringRussianand non-Russian-builtaircrafttohaveGlobalnayaNavigazionnayaSputnikovaya Sistema(GLONASS)satellitenavigationequipmentinstalledbyJan.1,2017. ThismandatewasoriginallyestablishedbyRussiain2012,andisapplicableto aircraftweighingabove12,500poundsregisteredonanoperationalcertificate issuedbyRussia’scivilaviationauthority,theFederalAirTransportAgency (FATA).AccordingtoaworkingpaperissuedbytheInternationalCivilAviation OrganizationinSeptember2016,assessmentsoftheoperationalperformanceof GLONASSconductedbetweenJanuary2012andApril2016confirmedthesystem meetstheprecisionandreliabilityrequirementsofICAO’sGlobalNavigation SatelliteSystem(GNSS)StandardsandRecommendedPractices(SARPs). China’sTaipeiADS-BMandate:ChangedFromDec.31,2016toDec. 31,2019 AnaeronauticalinformationsupplementissuedbyChina’sair trafficservicesdivisioninSeptember2016confirmedthenation’sdecisionto delayitsmandateforaircraftflyingintheTaipeiFlightInformationRegion (FIR)tobeequippedwithAutomaticDependentSurveillanceBroadcastOut(ADS-B Out)avionicsfromJan.1,2017toJan.1,2020.Thismandateisapplicable onlytoaircraftflyingatoraboveFlightLevel290(FL290)withintheTaipei FIR.Inissuingthedelay,China’sCivilAeronauticsAdministrationexpressed concernwiththerateoftheADS-BOutequipagelevelofaircraftflyinginthe TaipeiFIR.China’sADS-BOutmandaterequiresequipmentthatmeets configurationstandardsofeithertheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA) AcceptableMeansofCompliance(AMC)20-24orAppendixXIofCivilAviation Order20.18oftheCivilAviationSafetyAuthorityofAustralia(CASA). Australia’sADS-BMandate:Feb.2,2017 AustraliancivilaviationregulatorCASAisrequiringall aircraftoperatingunderInstrumentFlightRulesinAustralianairspacetobe equippedwithADS-BOutbyFeb.2,2017.AirservicesAustraliahasbeen introducingADS-Bsurveillanceintothenation’sairspacesince2007.Morethan 1,800AustralianregisteredIFRaircrafthavealreadybeenequippedwiththe technology,aswellasanother350non-IFRaircraft.Aircraftoperatingunder VisualFlightRules(VFR)arenotrequiredtobeequippedwithADS-Bin Australia. InNovember,CASAextendedtheFeb.2, 2017equipagedeadlinefor aircraftweighinglessthan12,500poundstoJan.1,2020.Thisisonly applicabletoaircraftweighinglessthan12,500pounds. UnitedStatesPart135RadioAltimetersMandate:April24,2017 BeginningApril24,2017,Part135categoryrotorcraftare requiredbytheFAAtobe equippedwithan“operableFAA-approvedradioaltimeter,oranFAA-approveddevicethat incorporatesaradioaltimeter,unlessotherwiseauthorizedinthecertificate holder’sapprovedminimumequipmentlist,”accordingtotheagency’srulesfor Part135operations. NorthAtlanticTrackSystemDataLinkMandate:Dec.7,2017 OperatorsflyingtheoptimumNorthAtlanticTracksroutesshould beawareofphase2oftheNorthAtlanticDataLinkMandate(NATDLM),which wasadoptedbytheNorthAtlanticSystemsPlanningGroupasoccurringin3 steps:Phase2A,2Band2C.Currently,allaircraftoperatingonoratany pointalongtwospecifiedtrackswithintheNATOrganizedTrackSystem(OTS) betweenFlightLevel360FL360toFL390(inclusive)duringtheOTSvalidity periodarerequiredtobefittedwithandusingFutureAirNavigationSystem (FANS)1/A(orequivalent)ControllertoPilotDataLinkCommunications(CPDLC) andAutomaticDependentSurveillance-Contract(ADS-C)equipment.ByDec.7, 2017,thisrequirementisexpandedtoapplytothesealtitudesacrossthe entireICAONATregion. The industry-leadingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017(CAIF 2017)which istakingplaceinShanghaifromtheApril18th-19th,2017. ExploreSino-RussiaC929avionicsdesignconcept,find outB-777xandA350latestavionicstechnologydevelopmenttrends,thecutting-edge informationbringyouthemostvaluablebusinessopportunities. Registerorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. NewsSource:AviationToday

    Jan 11,2017
  • Is China the next big market for regional jets?

    Chinaisabouttopublishanewpolicyencouragingairlines todevelopandoperatesecond-tierroutes.Thenewlegislaturemightleadto moreordersformajorplayersintheregionaljetmarket,includingCanada’s BombardierandBrazil’sEmbraer.Withstiffcompetitiontobeexpectedfrom China’sfirsthomegrownpassengerjet–COMAC’sARJ21–itlookslikethe emergingmarketmightbetoughtoconquer. Althoughthepolicyhasnotyetbeenofficiallypublished, industrysourcescitedbyReuterspointoutthatnewlyestablishedairlines willhavetogatherafleetofnolessthan25smallregionaljetsinorderto getpermissiontoflylargerplanes. IndustrysourcesconsiderthispolicyasChina’swayofpreventing airlinesfromexploitingnichesegmentsasashortcuttotheprofitablemajor citymarket,servicedmostlybyAirbusandBoeingaircraft.Ontheotherhand, theupdatedrulesmightcreateobstaclesfornewairlinestogrow,ascommuter routesarenotthatprofitable.Moreover,theroutesoverlapwiththoseoffered bythegrowinghigh-speedtrainnetwork,whichcreatesanevenmorecompetitive environment. Newlegislatureshouldprovidemoreincentivetopurchase regionaljets,includingtheindigenousARJ21,butalsoBombardier,Sukhoiand Embraeraircraft.However,preferentialtreatmenttohomegrowntechnologymight hindertheplansofforeignplanemanufacturerstograbalargepieceofthe marketpie.Thatis,ofcourse,iftheChinese-builtregionaljet(boasting400 orders)provestobesuperiorfordomesticairlines. Embraer,COMAC,AVICXi’anAircraftwillattendCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onMay10th-11th,2017inShanghai totalkaboutthistopic.ThisforumishostedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronauticsandhasran7years. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Dec 28,2016
  • UAC will establish with the Chinese Comac joint venture to create wide-bodied aircraft

    TheBoardofDirectorsof “UnitedaircraftCorporation”(UAC)hasapprovedtheestablishmentofajoint venturewith“theChineseCorporationofcommercialplanes”(Comac)tocreate wide-bodiedaircraft.AboutitreportedinapressreleaseoftheKLA. Thejointventurewill engageinthedevelopmentoftheprogramofcreationofwide-bodylong-haul aircraftintheframeworkofthesignedinJune2016,theRussian-Chinese intergovernmentalagreementoncooperationinthisarea. Inparticular,thejoint venturewillprovideprogrammanagementoftheproject,toengageinthe development,production,salesandafter-salesservicegeneratedawide-body aircraft. Earlier,RussianUACand “ChineseUnitedengineCorporation”discussedthejointcreationofsucha plane.Inparticular,theRussianandChinesesidessignedtheMemorandumin 2014todevelopaircraftoftheRussianFederationandChinaplanto2025-2027. TheUACPresidentYuri Slyusarsaidthattheestablishmentoftheaircraftisestimatedat$12-20 billion. VicePresidentofCOMACand ChiefCommanderofwidebodyaircraftprojectJianzhongSHIwilltalkaboutthe progressofwidebodyaircraftprojecton“8thCivilAircraft IndustryInternationalForum2017”whichishostedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldonMay10th-11th, 2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:True-News

    Dec 28,2016
  • CFM LEAP-1C for COMAC C919 achieves joint EASA, FAA certification

    CFMInternational’sLEAP-1CintegratedpropulsionsystemwassimultaneouslyawardedTypeCertificatesbyboththeEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA)andtheUSFederalAviationAdministration(FAA)onthe21stofDecember2016,pavingthewayforentryintocommercialserviceontheCOMACC919aircraft. CFMclaimedthatthecertificationisuniqueinthatitistheonlyenginemanufacturertogaindualoriginalcertificationfrombothagencies,ratherthanoneleadagencyissuingatypecertificationandthesecondagencyvalidatingthatcertification. AllenPaxson,executivevicepresidentforCFM,said:“Everyone,fromtheprojectandengineeringteamstomanufacturingandoursuppliers,hasdoneanincrediblejobofkeepingthisprogramonscheduleandbuildinganenginethatisdeliveringeverythingthatwehavepromised.” TheLEAPenginewasofficiallylaunchedinDecember2009whenCOMACselectedtheLEAP-1CasthesoleWesternpowerplantforits150-passengerC919airplane.Theengineincorporatesafullyintegratedpropulsionsystem(IPS). FrancoisBastin,ExecutiveVicePresidentforCFM,said:“TheLEAP-1CistheonlymodelforwhichCFMprovidesatotallyintegratedpropulsionsystemthatincludestheengine,nacelle,andthrustreverser.TheIPS,alongwiththepylondevelopedbyCOMAC,werealldesignedinconjunctionwitheachother.Asaresult,theLEAP-1Cfeaturesimprovedaerodynamics,lowerweight,andeasiermaintenance.Wethinkthatourcustomersaregoingtobepleasedwiththeairplane/enginecombination.” TheLEAP-1CthrustreverserwasdevelopedbyNexcelle,ajointventurebetweenSafranNacellesandGEAviation’sMiddleRiverAircraftSystems(MRAS). ThefirstLEAP-1Cenginesuccessfullycompletedaflighttestprograminlate2014onamodified747flyingtestbedatGEfacilitiesinVictorville,California.InNovember2015,thefirstC919rolledoutatCOMACfacilitiesinShanghai.Morerecently,COMACsuccessfullystartedtheenginesforthefirsttimeinearlyNovember2016,runningthemfor10minutesatgroundidlepoweratthecompany’sShanghaiPudongInternationalAirportfacility. Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Dec 29,2016
  • Schenck Process GmbH and Dürr Join China Aerospace Propulsion Technology Summit Together

    ChinaAerospacePropulsion TechnologySummit2014hasbeensuccessfullyheldinChengdu, SichuanProvince,ChinaduringMay28th-29th,2014.Thesummit wasorganizedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,co-organized byAVICGasTurbineEstablishmentandAVICChengduEngine(Group)Co.,Ltd., hostedbyGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd..Topicsaroundkey technologiesofaero-enginedesigningandcorecomponentmanufacturinghave beendeeplystudiedatthesummitthroughspeechdelivery,interactive discussion,productshowcaseandone-to-onenegotiation. TogetherwithDürr Coating,thebalancermachinedepartmentofSchenckMachineryjoinedthis summitwheretheyexpresseditthattheiraircrafttechnologysystemincluding fixture,locatingrobot,measuringand inspectionequipment,delivering system,surfacetreatmentandsurveillancesystemcouldelevateyourassemble sufficiencyoverwhelmingly.

    Dec 22,2016
  • Agustawestland and Capital Helicopter Think The General Aviation Industry in China Will See a Golden Age

    InrecentCCTVNews---BizAsiaAviationSpecial,some industrialinsiderssayChinahasrun160,000potential civilianhelicopterclientsandthemarketisworthasmuchas150billion Yuan($24.2billion).Expertssaythe newlowaltitudeaerospaceregulationswillpropelthebusinesstonewheights atHelicopterOutlook2014organizedbyGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. whereitsdelegates,ZHANGJianye,ChinaSalesManagerofAgustawestlandand CHANGXin,GMSales&MarketingofCapitalHelicopterhavereceivedan interviewfromCCTVBizAsia. Zhanghaspointeditout,"Becausethedemandand thecurrentsizeoffleetisminimalcomparedtotheWestmajorcountrieslike U.S.orEurope,sowedoseethepotentialandwewanttogrowhere,andwe dedicatealotmoreinvestmentinthismarkettogrowourbusiness. Agustawestlandisaworld’sNO.3helicopterOEM,wewanttoreflectthatstatus alsointhismarket." Meanwhile,CHANGXinhasindicatedthatat present,thegeneralaviationindustryreformsandnewrelatedregulationsare changingChina’slowairspace.Theindustryisalsoattractingmore investments.Sohethinksthatinthecomingyear,theindustryinChinawill seeagoldenage. Pleasewatchthevideobelowformoreinformation.

    Dec 22,2016
  • Five Core Technology Breakthroughs Needed In The Manufacture Of China-made Civil Aircraft

    "Withthedevelopmentofaviationproducts–safer, morecomfortableandinexpensive,aircraftstructureneedstodeveloptowards thedirectionoflarge-scale,integration,lightweightandlonglife. Therefore,aviationmanufacturingtechnologyneedstobemoredigitized, precise,efficientandlow-cost,whichmeetthedemandofthecut-throat aviationenterprisecompetitionandmaximizetheproceedsofaviationproducts. FivecoretechnologybreakthroughsareneededinthemanufactureofChina-made civilaircraft."saidMr.ShuminCHENG,DeputyDirectoroftheIndustrial ResearchInstituteofAVICXAC,atChinaAerospaceManufacturingSummit. Hesaid,"Thedevelopmentofforeignaircraft manufacturingenterpriseshasshownseveraltrends.Digitalmanufacturing technologyiswidelyusedtoimprovethequality,shortenthedevelopingcycle. Morecompositematerialshavebeenusedandaremanufacturedinmoreautomatic andlow-costway.Metalswithhighstrengthandtoughnessarewidelyused. Togetherwithadvancedefficientmachiningandprecisionformingtechnology, theprecisionofassemblyandthestructuralstrengthareimproved;Usinglots oflong-lifeconnectionsextendsthefatiguelifeoftheaircraft;Joint manufacturinghasbecomethetrendoflarge-aircraft-manufacture. "There arestilllargegapsbetweenthecomparisonofdomesticandforeignadvanced manufacturingtechnologies,whichmainlyincludethreeareas:NCmachininghas beenwidelyuseddomesticallyinthelarge-scalestructurecomponent manufacturing;whiletheefficiencyneedstobeimprovedviapopularized digitalassemblytechniques.Thecompositeusageofdomesticaircraftisless than10%whichmeansautomatedmanufacturingisbadlyneededtocutcosts.Low degreeofautomationinconnectiontechnologyleadstotheshort-lifeof aircraftstructure.Weneedtoimprovethelong-lifeconnectiontechnologyto maximizethefatiguelife."Shuminsaid. Hesaid, "strengtheningcoretechnologicalresearchinAviationmanufacturingis requiredtoimprovemanufacturingtechnologyofthelargeaircraft,shortenthe developmentcycleandreduceresearchingandmanufacturingcost.Itis importanttoChina’saviationmanufacturingindustry.Intheperiodofthe10th Five-YearPlanandthe11thFive-YearPlan,Xi’anAircraftInternationalCorp hasmaderesearchesoncoretechnologyofaviationmanufacturingtomake reservesoflargeaircraftdesignandmanufactureaccordingtothecompany’s long-termplanning.Intheperiodofthe12thFive-YearPlan,wearefocusing on"thedevelopmentandproductionoflargeandmedium-sizedaircraft base",insistingontheindependentinnovation,gettingtheabilityof developing200-tonaircraftsandhighlightingthecharacteristicsofthewing manufacturinganddigitalassemblyintegrationability. Chengpointedthat,"Inthefuture,breakthrough neededinfollowingcoremanufacturingtechnology,highly-effectiveprocessing technologyofstructuralcomponents,digitalcathetertechnology,manufacturing technologyforcompositesstructure,automaticdrillingandrivetingtechnology andassemblyandlargepartsofthedockingtechnologyunderdigital environment."

    Dec 22,2016
  • UNIS seized significant opportunities in China Aerospace Propulsion Technology Summit 2014

    TheUNIScompany participatedintheinternationalconference“China AerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2014”inChendgu,Chinafrom 26th-30thMay2014. Inthesubsequentdiscussion(B2B)withthe worldfamouscompaniesGE,SAFRANandChina’sAVIC,wedemonstratedourwide knowledgeinthefieldsofanalysismethodology,mathematicalsimulationof avionicscomponentsandtheirtestingforaerialapplications.Asaresult, UNISwasdelegatedthepositionofguestofhonourofthesummitby representativesofthecityofChengduandsoweparticipatedinapanel discussionforairlinecompaniesfromtheSICHUANareaalongsidetheworld’s majoraviationcompanies. TheopportunitytomeetrepresentativesofthecompanyCIAMfromMoscowwas particularlysignificant.CIAMwillberesponsiblefortestingourFADECfor theARMAKcertificationprocessinJanuary2015.WearedevelopingtheFADEC (Fullauthoritydigitalenginecontrol)jointlywiththeUkrainiancompany IvchenkoProgress. WeacceptedaninvitationtothecityofMianyangfromitsDeputyMayorXieXiao Dong.ThiscityisthebirthplaceofavionicsinwesternChina’sSICHUAN province.Wediscussedmathematicalmodelingofavionicscomponents,control supportforUAV(Unmannedaerialvehicle)andthepossibleapplicationsof vibrationsensors. Inconclusion,ourimpressionofChinawasofacountrywithaverypromising andrapidlydevelopingaviationmarket.Wesawmanyinterestingthings,heard aboutintriguingtopics,metmanyinterestingpeople,andhadfruitful discussions.Wealsosuccessfullypromotedtheideaoffurthermeetingsin cooperationwiththeCzechTradeagency,withwhomwehaveplannedspecialist consultationswithChinesecompaniesinthefieldsofaerospaceandaviation.

    Dec 22,2016
  • Laserdyne`s Naeem set to present on 3D laser systems for aerospace applications

    Champlin,MN -Dr.MohammedNaeem,senior manager,businessdevelopmentfor PrimaPowerLaserdyne, willmakeamajorpresentationattheChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit(CAPTS),totakeplaceMay28-29,2014,in Chengdu,China. Naeem’spresentation,titled“Flexible3Dlasersystemsforaerospace applications,”willdiscussthecompany’srecentsuccessesinapplyingitsmultiaxis lasersystemtechnologytochallengingaerospaceapplications.Theseinclude drilling, cutting,and welding.Ofparticularinterestareseveralnewaerospace applications,includinglaserweldingofcompressorstatorcascadesandcover platestothecastcoresofhigh-andlow-pressureblades.Thepresentation willalsohighlightapplicationsforweldinginairframeassembly. Laserweldingusingthecompany’s BeamDirector system,fittedwithahigh-powerquasi-continuous-wave(QCW) fiberlaser,delivershighweldingspeeds,reducedheatinput,reduced distortion,operationalflexibility,andtheabilitytowelddissimilar materials.Thesystemalsohasutilityincuttinganddrillingforlow-volume aerospacemanufacturing. CAPTS2014is thethirdannualconferenceatwhichglobalaviationexpertsfromaeroengine companiesandtheirkeysuppliers,alongwithresearchinstitutes,willpresent thelatestdevelopmentsinthedesign,manufacture,andtestingofaero engines.

    Dec 22,2016
  • Shanghai Chuangjing Computer System Co., Ltd. with LDRA to the CAIF 2014

    CAIF 2014wassuccessfullyheldinShanghaifromApril22ndto23rd,this forumisanannualinternationalconferencehostedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics,Throughtheindustryspeech,interacitve discussion,exhibitionandonetoonebusinessmeetings,theparticipants understandthelayoutofChinadomesticavionicsindustry,developmenttrend, productsafetyandproducteconomy,airworthinessand otherrelatedissues. ShanghaiChuangjingcomputersystemCo. Ltd.wththeindustry’swell-knownsoftwaretesttoolvendors-- LDRA companyshowthemostprofessionalsoftwaretestingsolutionsforthemajority oftheaudience inthisforum.LDRAchiefoperatingofficerIanHennell madethespeechabout "Meetthe6keytechnologiesofDO-178C", whichhasreceivedextensiveconcernofparticipants. Chuangjinghasparticipatedinthefirst, secondandthirdCivilAvionicsInternationalForumsince2012, andwillcontinuetoprovidethebestqualityproductsandserviceforthe domesticcivilaircraftandaircraftairworthinesswithLDRA.

    Dec 22,2016
  • AVIC Xi’an Aeronautics Computing Technique Research Institute Actively Promote the Process of Airworthiness Certification of Civil Aircraft Airborne Products

    Recently,CAIF2014washeldinShanghai,representativesfromAVICXi’anAeronauticsComputingTechniqueResearchInstituteparticipatedtheeventanddeliveredaspeechabout“ThinkingandPracticeofAirworthinessInternationalCooperation”,exchangedopinionswithotherexpertsathomeandabroadaboutthedevelopmenttrendofproductsafetyandeconomyandotherrelatedissues,whichconsolidatedinstitute’sgoodrelationswithglobalairworthinesscertificationorganizations.AVICXi’anAeronauticsComputingTechniqueResearchInstituteisnowtakingvariousmeasurestoactivelypromotetheairworthinesscertificationofcivilaircraftairborneproducts. Airworthiness,namelytheairworthinessofcivilaircraft,referstoakindofqualityonsafetyandphysicalintegrityoftheaircraftincludingtheoverallperformanceofitspartsandsubsystemsandcontrolcharactersintheintendedoperatingenvironmentanduselimitstate.Airworthinessrequiresthattheaircraftdesignandoperationalwaysmaintaintheinherentqualityofflightsafety,mustmeetthestandardsandinacontrolledstatelegal.Civilaircraftairworthinesscertificateisthe“birthcertificate”,isalsothekeyforcivilaircraftintothemarketandtheembodimentofaircraftsafetylevel. Since2010,aimingtothehighestinternationalstandards,theinstitutecarriesouttheAFDXswitchinaccordancewithairworthinessinternationalA-classproductrequirement,inordertoenhancethecompetitivenessoftheirproductsandtakethisasanopportunity,createbrandeffectandimprovethestatusindomesticandinternationalmarket. Throughseveralyearsworkpracticetheinstituteenhancetheabilityofpersonneltraining,tosatisfytherequirementsdevelopment,design,coding,testteamandqualityassurancewhichairworthinessrequired.Thislaidthefoundationfortheoperationofthesystem.AndtheestablishmentofR&Dprojectsystemeffectivelysupportthecalculationofthemanagement,makestheairworthinessofmultipleprojectshaveachievedfruitfulresults. Atthebeginningof2013,FAAappointedrepresentativestotheinstitutefortheonsitereviewonthedevelopmentprocessofAFDXswitch.Combiningpreviousmultipleevaluationresults,FAAapprovedtheprojectsoftware/hardwareproductsandthedevelopmentprocessarebothachievedDO178B/DO254A-classtarget.Thismarkstheabilityoftheinstitute’sindependentresearchanddevelopmentofaircraftA-classairborneandairborneelectronichardware.

    Dec 22,2016
  • AVIAGE SYSTEMS bring advanced technology unveiled at CAIF 2014

    AVIAGESYSTEMS,establishedbetweenAVICGroupandGEasthecivilavionicssupplier,participatesthetwo-dayevent“2014CivilAvionicInternationalForum”.AsoneoftheorganizingcommitteemembersofCAIF2014,AVIAGESYSTEMSandindustryexpertsdiscussedcivilaircraftprojectsinChina,andsharedinsightsonsystemdesign,testingandthelatestavionicssystemsandtechnology. Asthedistinguishedaviationindustryevent,CAIF2014iscommittedtocreatingcommunication,cooperationandinnovationplatformsforexpertsathomeandabroad.Throughkeynotespeeches,interactivediscussions,exhibitionsandfieldtrips,participantscouldunderstandChinaavionicsindustryin-depth.Morethan250expertsfromAsia,EuropeandUniteStatesandothercountriesgatheredinShanghaitodiscussthefuturedevelopmentofthefuturedevelopmentofgloballeadingcommercialaircraftavionicssystems,anddemonstratethelatestavionicstechnology. ThisyeartheForumfocusedon“Howtoimprovethenextgenerationofaircraftavionicssystemssafety”,VahidNavidi,directorofAVIAGESYSTEMSavionicsengineerofficesaid:“AVIAGEisveryproudtoparticipatetheforumtwoimportantpaneldiscussions–NextGenAvionicsProductsResearchandDevelopmentTrendandSafetyAirworthinessCertification”. AVIAGESYSTEMSalsodisplayedtheIMAavionicssystemsattheevent,thissystemprovidesanopenarchitectureplatformforaircraftmanufacturersthatallowsthemtheflexibilitytochoosethebestcombinationofairborneandapplications. AVIAGESYSTEMSiscurrentlytheTier1supplierofC919integratedavionicssystem,thecompanyprovidesincludingthecoreavionicssystems,aircraftmanagementsystem,integrateddisplaysystem,airbornemaintenancesystemsandflightrecordersystems,andatthesametime,supporttheAvionicssystem-levelandaircraftsystem-levelintegratedmissionofCOMAC.

    Dec 22,2016
  • COMAC ARJ21 Receives First Foreign Certification

    China'sfirstself-developedairliner,the COMACARJ21-700,hasbeen grantedatypecertificatebyCivilAviationAuthorityoftheRepublicof Congo,markingthefirstforeignvalidationfortheregionaljetandamove thatwillallowtheChinese-madeplanetostartflyinginthecountry. Timingforthe deliveryofthefirstARJ21intoCongohasnotbeenfirmed,butbothcountries willworkonpilottrainingaswellasmaintenanceoftheaircraft,asit preparestotakedeliveryofthetype,COMACsaidinastatement. OnDecember30, 2014,theARJ21-700wasawardedtypecertificationbytheCivilAviation AdministrationofChina(CAAC),buthasyettoreceivecertificationfrom eithertheU.S.FederalAviationAdministrationortheEuropeanAviationSafety Agency. TheARJ21-700, dubbedthe"FlyingPhoenix,"enteredcommercialservicewithChengdu AirlinesinJune28,2016.COMACmeanwhilesaidthatthetwoARJ21sdelivered toregionalcarrierhaveachieved"goodmarketperformance",andthat ithasalsoreceivedpositivefeedbackfrompassengersaboutthejet. Sofar,COMAC haswon413ordersfortheARJ21sfrom19customers.Inaddition,C919will finishitsfirstflightintheendofthisyearorearlynextyear.Wide-body aircraftprojectwillalsobeapprovedinthisyear.“CivilAircraftIndustry InternationalForum2017”whichisaprojectorientedevent,willgatherthe expertsfromCOMAC,AVIC,BOEING,AIRBUS,UAC,AIRBUSHELICOPTERStosharethe dynamicinformationoftheirnewaircraftprojectsinChina.Itishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwillbeheldonMay10th-11th, 2017inShanghai. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaAviationDaily

    Dec 15,2016
  • Chinese Aircraft Manufacturer Launches Internet-Based, Global "Moore Cloud" Platform

    COMAC AmericaCorporationhaslaunchedthe"MooreCloudCivilAviation TechnologySolutionsplatform,"aninternet-basedvirtualR&D, technicalconsultingandtechnologytransactiononlineplatform. "This isoneofourexplorativeinitiatives.Theinternet-basedR&D platformwillfirstaimtosolvetalentissueswearefacingfor researchinganddevelopingC919,andthefuturewide-bodyaircraft project,"JinZhuanglong,chairmanoftheBoardofCommercialAircraft CorporationofChina(COMAC),toldXinhua. According toCOMACAmericaCorporation,thenewplatformfocusesonbuildingan internet-basedandglobalplatformforcivilaviationtechnology transaction,virtualR&Dandtechnicalconsulting.Theprojectaims toconnectprojectresourcesandhumanresourcesinbothChinaandthe UnitedStates. "Moore Cloud"platformhasthree-stagemissions.Intheshort-term,aboutone tothreeyears,thenewplatformwillsupportCOMACSeriesandprovide quickandaccuratetechnicalconsultingservices.COMACAmerica Corporationplanstosolve5percentofoutsourcedR&Ddemandinthe firstyear. Mid-term missioninaboutthreetofiveyears,theprojectaimstoexpandto civilaviationindustrybothhomeandabroad;Andthelongtermmission inaboutfiveto10years,theprojectintendstoextendtohigh-end complexsystemindustry,andstrivetobuildaCOMACcivilaircraft "VirtualR&DPlatform." ItwillpromotethedevelopmentofChinacivilaircraftindustry.TakingdevelopingChinacivilaircraftindustryasagoal,“CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbeheldonMay 10th-11th,2017inShanghai,China.ItishostedbyChineseSociety ofAeronauticsandAstronautics,co-organizedbyShanghaiSocietyof Aeronautics,BoeingCommercialAirplanes,COMACShanghaiDesignand ResearchInstituteandCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd. Thetopicswhichwillbetalkedinthisforumincludingdynamic informationofaircraftprojects(C919,Wide-bodyaircraft, Y20F-100...),advancedmanufacturingtechnologies,etc. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:COMACNewsCenter

    Nov 30,2016
  • TT Electronics won Avionics Project in Shanghai

    TTElectronicsIntegratedManufacturingServicesLimited(IMS),asanimportantsponsorofCAIF2014(CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2014), announcedthatthecompanyreceivedanewimportantbusinessfrom ShanghaiAvionicsCorporationonApril28th.ShanghaiAvionics CorporationistheClassAairborneavionicssystemsmanufacturerand supplier.China’sfirstfullyindependentdesignmodernlargeaircraftC919isusingthissystem. BeingpartofChinaAviationIndustryCorporation(AVIC),Shanghai AvionicsCorporationisamajorsupplierofelectronicsproductsin Chinamarket.Itisahigh-techenterpriseheadquarteredinShanghai, specializinginthedevelopmentandproductionofavionicsand commercialelectronicsproducts,wasselectedasoneoftheonboard avionicsmajorsupplierforC919. TTelectronicsnaturallywonthebusiness,withitsleadingpositionin theglobalaerospacemanufacturingfield.TTElectronicswasonce awardedNadcapwhichistheauthoritycertificationofaerospace industry,andTTElectronicswasinvolvedinC919projectearlier, includingthecooperationwithAVIAGE–ajointventurebetweenGeneralElectricCompany(GE)andAviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC). ZhangJiangming,GeneralManagerofChinaofTTElectronics,said:”WeareproudtocooperatewithShanghaiAvionicsCorporation,together toprovidepartoftheA-levelC919airborneavionicssystem,making contributionstothetestflightofC919in2015.Chinaaviation industryisgrowingrapidly,withinnovationoneafteranother.Obtained NadcapcertificationisanimportantexamplethatTTElectronics fulfilledthehighestqualitystandards,helpustobeableto participateintheC919projectagain.”

    Dec 6,2016
  • Great Aviation Requires Reliable Networks

    TTTech,oneoftheworld’sleadingsuppliersof solutionsforhighlyreliableelectronicnetworks,especiallyforthe transportationandautomationindustries,wasemergedasacompanyin 1998fromtheViennaUniversityofTechnology.Nowadays,many internationalmarketleadersuseTTTechproductsinproductionprograms forthetransportationindustrysuchasinapplicationsfortheAirbus A380superjumboandtheBoeing787Dreamlineraircraft.Thecompanyhas EUR60millioninvestedinresearchanddevelopment(R&D)together withvariousindustrypartners. DuringCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2013heldinShanghai,CarnochadthegreatopportunitytalkingtoKurt Doppelbauer,VicePresident-Sales,TTTech(NorthAmerica)andSteven Ouyang,CountryManagerofTTTech(China).Bothexecutivesexpressed greatconfidenceinitspotentialChinesemarketopportunitiesasdemand forreliablenetworksolutionsisdoubtlesslygoingtoboomin conjunctionwiththeever-growingaircraftandcomponentmanufacturing sector. AccordingtoTTTechexecutives,ascarriersexpect thenewgenerationofaircrafttoreduceoperatingcostsbysomewhat20% orevenmorewhilstnewregulationsalsocontributetoincreased pressureonaircraftmanufacturers.Therefore,OEMsinvestheavilyin advancedtechnologiesforcuttingcosts,reducingfuelconsumptionand weight.Consequently,thekeypotentialforimprovedefficiencyliesin newmaterials,efficientengines,moreelectricsystems,andadvanced systemintegration. Innewaircraftprograms,databusescanbeoneof thekeytechnologiestosupportashortertime-to-marketandimprove programprofitability.Thetime-triggeredfieldbusTTPanditsDO-254 certifiablechipIPhavethepotentialtosignificantlyimpactthe designofmodernavionicsandcontrolsystems.Itsupportsthereduction ofsystemcomplexity,thusloweringdesignandintegrationeffort. Moreover,TTPfacilitatesdatadistributionbetweenintegratedmodular avionics(IMA)andsubsystems.TTPisalreadyusedinseveralaircraft productionprograms. Additionally,onboardsystemsandsensorsinaviation applicationsshouldbeintegratedinadvancedarchitecturesfor improvedsurvivabilityandhighcomputingperformance.Systemintegrity andfaulttolerancecanbescaledtoapplicationandsystemplatform needs.Futuresolutionssupportcongestion-freetransferoflargedata volumesandcanbeusedtointegratelegacynetworks.Theseproductscan bebasedonTTEthernet,ascalable,open,real-timeEthernetplatform. ForChineseproducers,whethertheyareaircraft makersorcomponentmanufacturers,inordertoensuretheirproduct competitivenessandinfullcompliancewiththeever-demanding regulatoryrequirement,theymustoptforthebestvalueyetmost reliablenetworksolutionsthatarebeingregularlychosenbyworldwide players,thusTTTechconsidersChinatobeanunleashedmarketwith fantasticprosperitywhileit’skeenincollaboratingwithChinese customers.TTTechhasanofficeinShanghai,China.

    Dec 8,2016
  • TE: Make world-class products and services in the China Aerospace Industry

    TE Connectivity(NYSE:TEL)isatechnologyleaderintheworld’sfastest growingmarkets,helpingconnectpower,dataandsignalineverything fromautomotiveandaerospacetobroadbandcommunications,consumer, energyandindustrialapplications.Byhelpingourcustomersmeetthe needforgreaterenergyefficiency,ever-increasingproductivityand faster,morereliabledata,TE’smarket-definingtechnologiesand engineeringexpertiseissettingthepaceforthefutureof connectivity. In 1989TEenteredChinamarket,openeditsfirstfacilityinShanghai.At present,TEhasabout38,000employeesinChina,established16 productionsbases;TycoElectronics(Shanghai)Co.,LtdisTE’sChinese registeredcompany,whichisresponsibleforthemanagementofChina transaction.TEprovidesservicesforClientsby14citysalesoffices. In2012thedistrictsalesofTEChinareached$2.2Billion,accounting forthecompany’stotalannualincome16.5%.Earlier,thereporterfrom WCARNinterviewedYazheng,ZHAO,AsiaSalesDirectorofTEAerospaceat theCAIF2013(CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2013). When talkingabouttheprospectsforthefutureChinaAviationIndustry, ZHAOsaid:”Chinaaviationindustryitselfisoneofthecountry’s importantstrategicsector,especiallyinrecentyears,AVICGroupand COMACarebothcommittedtoimprovingthequalityofproductstoenhance theirowncompetitiveness,butalsomakeeffortstodevelopthe overseasmarket,boththeseareverypositive.Webelievethat,together withcontinuousimprovementoftechnicallevelofdomesticaviation industry,requirementsforworldclasssparepartsandeachsystemwill beincreasinglygrowinginthefuture,providingahugemarket opportunityforustodevelopinChina. In fact,in2006TEhascreatestheChinaR&DCenter.Atpresent,the companyhasfounded4R&DcentersseparatelyinShanghai,Beijing, DongwanandShenzheng,establishedanengineeringteamwithmorethan 1000employees.Theteamisstillexpandingrapidlynow.Inshort,TEis committedtobuildingaprominentR&DteaminChina,letmoreTE productsfromthe“Chinamanufacturing”to“Chinamade”,soastobetter serveChinaaerospaceindustry.

    Dec 8,2016
  • Carbolite participated China Aerospace Materials & Manufacturing Technology Summit 2013

    InitiatedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics,co-organizedbyAVICBeijingInstituteof AeronauticalMaterialsandAVICBeijingAeronauticalManufacturing TechnologyResearchInstitute,hostedbyGalleon,ChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandManufacturingEquipmentSummit2013wassuccessfullyheldon3rd–5thDecemberinBeijing.SubsidiariesofAVICGroupcommunicatedwith overseascivilaeronauticalmanufacturers,assemblyenterprisesand materialsprocessingtechnologysupplieraboutC919largeairliner projectandCJ1000Aaeroengineproject,inordertoestablishthe follow-upcooperationofequipmentintroduction. C-levelexecutivesfromCOMACandAVICaircraftmanufacturersandaero enginepartsuppliersincludingAVICXi’anAircraftIndustry(Group) Co.,Ltd,AVICHAFEI,AVICChengduAircraftCorporation,Xi’an Aero-EnginePLC.,AVICChengduEngine(Group)Co.,Ltd,AVICShenyang LimingAero-EngineGroupwereallinvitedandshowedupatthe conference.Theeventaimstoservetheaeronauticalbasecapacity expansion,equipmentandmaterialpurchasedemandgeneratedfromnew plantsconstructions.Throughtechnicalcommunications,thebuyershad cluetoselectthebestequipmentsuppliers. Carboliteisaworldleadingmanufacturerofhightemperaturefurnaces andovensforlaboratory,research&processapplications.For aeronauticaltoolingequipmentsuppliers,thissummitwasthebest platformtopromotenewproducts,establishandcementcustomerloyalty, perfectmarketingnetworkandunderstandChinesecivilaviationproject progressandequipmentdemandinformation.

    Dec 8,2016
  • Esterline seeking to participate in MA700 project

    From: Aircraftmanufacturing-OpportunityDetail-XportReporter EsterlinePowerSystemsisseekingopportunitiesgeneratedfromthe launchofMA700project,thenewgenerationturbopropregionalaircraft developmentbyAVICAircraft(中航飞机),accordingtoEsterlinepresident MarkThek. ThecompanyisapplyingtoparticipateintheMA700projectthroughitsjointventurewithAVIC,saidMarkonthesidelinesof“2013AeroElectromechanicsChina”heldbyGalleonEventsrecentlyinXi’an. Thejointventure,calledGuizhouLeach-TianyiAviationElectrical Co.(贵州利奇-天义航空电器有限公司,wasestablishedbetweenEsterlineandTianyi ElectricalCo(天义电器),anAVICsubsidiaryinZunyi,GuizhouProvince,in 1999.Itproducesrelays,contactsandotherpowerdistribution componentsusedinaviationelectricpowersystems.AccordingtoMark, theJVplaysamajorroleinassemblybyimportingcomponentsfrom Esterline.EsterlinethenresellstheseproductstoBoeingandAirbusas wellasotheraviationsystemcontractors. AstheChineseaviationindustrygrows,Esterlinehasexpandeditssales toChinathroughtheJV.“Ourpartnerhasgoodconnectionsinthe industry,”saidMark,addingthattheyrelyontheChinesepartnerto developChinesemarket. IthassupplieditsproductstoNorthCarolina-basedUTCAerospace System,whichwillfinallyprovidetheelectricsystemforC919,the narrow-bodycommercialaircraftChinaisdevelopingunderCommercial AviationCorporationofChina(Comac). Markintroducedthatitsproductsarealsousedinseveraltypesof aircraftsindependentlydevelopedbyChina,includingMA60,theprevious versionofMA700,Y12,thelightmultifunctionalaircraftdevelopedby AVICHarbinAircraftIndustryCo.andARJ21,theregionaljetdeveloped byComac. XportreporterhasreportedthatAVICShaanxiAeroElectricCo(陕西航空电气), whichhaswonacontractwithUTAStosupplyelectricsystemforC919, willparticipateinthedevelopmentofMA700.ShaanxiAeromakespower generationanddistributioncomponentsanditrevealsthatitmayseek internationalpartnersandimportcomponents.

    Dec 8,2016
  • Engines on COMAC C919 Run for the First Time

    State-owned manufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,Ltd.(COMAC)has runtheenginesinstalledontheC919flighttestaircraftforthe firsttime. CFM International,thelargestjetenginemanufacturerworldwideaswellas theexclusiveenginesupplierforthehome-madeaircraftC919, deliveredthefirstC919engineslastJulybutnotrunfortheinitial timeuntilNov.9ofthisyear. Thehome-madeaircraftisscheduledtomakeitsfirstflightattheendofthisyearorearly2017. In addition,thejointventurebetweenCOMACandUACforwide-body aircraftwillstartrunningsoon.Itwillmeansthebeginningof wide-bodyaircraftproject.CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics, co-organizedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,BoeingCommercial Airplanes,COMACShanghaiDesignandResearchInstituteandCOMAC ShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,LtdwillbeheldonMay10th-11th, 2017inShanghai,China.ThelatestdynamicinformationofChina aircraftprojectssuchasC919,Wide-bodyaircraft,Y20F-100andsoon willbetalkedinthisforum. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Nov 30,2016
  • Airshow - China Will Need Almost 6,000 New Aircraft in the Next 20 Years

    AirbusforecaststhatChinawillneednearly6,000newpassengeraircraftandfreightersfrom2016to2035,withatotalmarketvalueofUS$945billion.Itrepresents18percentoftheworldtotaldemandforover33,000newaircraftinthenext20years. AccordingtoAirbus'2016-2035GlobalMarketForecast,newdeliveriesofpassengerandfreightaircraftforChinawillbe5,970overthenext20years,including4,230singleaisleaircraft,and1,740wide-bodyaircraft. Chinawillbecometheleadcountryforpassengerairtraffic,forbothdomesticandinternationalmarketsasthepassengertrafficinChinawillgrowwellabovetheworldaverage,forecasttogrowat6.8%overthenext20years,andwillbethefocalpointforfiveofthetoptwentytrafficflowsworldwide. Withaviationcontinuingtoproveanextremelyefficientwaytomovepeopleandgoodsaroundthecountry,domesticairtrafficinChinawillbecometheworld'snumberonetrafficflowgrowingoverthreetimesfromtoday'salreadyimpressivelevels.FlowsbetweenChinaandtheU.S.,EuropeandAsiaareexpectedtobeamongstthefastestgrowingglobally,withaverageannualgrowthrates6.8%,5.3%and6.7%respectively.Between2015and2035,theaverageannualgrowthrateforallinternationaltrafficfrom/tomainlandChinaisforecasttobe6.7percent. "DomesticpassengertrafficinMainlandChinahasquadrupledoverthelast10years,andissettobecometheworld'snumberoneaviationmarket,"saidJohnLeahy,AirbusChiefOperatingOfficerCustomers."Airbus'shareofthein-servicefleetofaircraftover100seatsontheChinesemainlandstandsat50%,with55%oftheChinesewidebodyfleettodayAirbusaircraft.Inthenext20years,thegreatestdemandforpassengeraircraftwillcomefromChina."headded. HugedemandforaircraftinChinamarketfurtherpromotethedevelopmentofaircraftmanufacturingindustry.TheprojectssuchasA330Complete&DeliveryCenterinTianjin,B737Complete&DeliveryCenterinZhoushan,widebodyaircraftbetweenCOMACandUACareaimedatmeetthemarketdemand.HostedbyCASS(ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics)andco-organizedbyCOMAC,“CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbetakenplaceonMay10th-11th,2017inShanghai,China,whichwillbefocusingonChinaaircraftprojectsandexploringnewmanufacturingtechnologies.CAIIF2017willoffertheparticipantsanuntrammeledplatformofinformationcommunication,technologiesshareandprojectscooperation.Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaAviationDaily

    Nov 28,2016
  • GE Aviation, CFM secure $3B contract at Airshow China 2016

    GEAviationandCFMInternational,a50/50jointcompanybetweenGEandSafranAircraftEngines,announcedmorethan$3billioninordersandcommitmentsattheAirshowChina2016(1st–6thofNovember2016).Theordersandcommitmentsincludedmorethan200GEandCFMenginesaswellasagreementsforTrueChoicesuiteofenginemaintenanceofferings. TheordersorcommitmentsincludeseveraldealswiththeChinesecompanies. CDBLeasinghasselectedCFMLEAP-1Aenginestopower100%ofitsfirstbatchofnextgenerationsingleaisleaircraftorders,valuedat$1.26billionatlistprice. XiamenAirlinessignedanagreementtoselectGEnx-1BenginetopoweritsadditionalsixBoeing787-9Dreamlineraircraft,aswellasaTrueChoiceMaterialagreementforthenewGEnx-1BfleetforthenewandusedmaterialandadvancerepairsneededforengineMRO.TheengineorderandTrueChoiceMaterialagreementarevaluedatmorethan$630millionatlistpriceandoverthelifeofthecontract. COMAC(CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina)heldasigningceremonywithChinaAerospaceLeasing(CASLC)for20firmand20optionsofARJ21-700aircraftpoweredbyGE'sCF34-10Aengines.Theengineorderforthe20firmaircraftisvaluedat$155millionatlistprice. ChinaSouthernsignedaMemorandumofUnderstanding(MoU)withGEAviationtoselectGE'sGEnx-1Benginestopowerits12newlypurchasedand8leasedBoeing787-9Dreamlineraircraft.Theengineorderisvaluedat$1.1billionatlistprice. GEAviationalsoannouncedotheragreementssuchasdigitalcollaborationwithCOMACandtrainingcooperationbetweenCFMInternationalandAeroEngineMaintenanceandTrainingCenter(AEMTC)inGuanghanCity,China. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Nov 28,2016
  • China Aviation APP Now is Available !

    Inaerospacemanufacturingindustry,thereisalwayswasteandcostarisingfromunequalsupplyanddemandinthemarketplace. Itischronicandmostlycausedbyinefficientexchangeofinformation. Inordertoredresstheimbalanceandbetterservethemarket,newideaandtechniquehavetobeputinplace.Galleon‘sChinaAviationAPP(hereinafterreferredtoas"theAPP"),asthefirstofitskindintheaerospacemanufacturingindustry,poweredbymodernmobileinternettechnology,andassociatingwithprofessionalnetworkingwebsiteslikeLinkedIn,isbroughttoourcustomersforthepurposeofprovidingsatisfactoryandstreamlinedcommunicationbetweensupplyanddemandonthemove.WithavisionofbeingexclusiveaerospaceindustryB2Bportal,theAPPnotonlyofferssubscribersanaccesstoobtainthelatestindustrialnews,majorprojectupdates,Chinaandglobalmarketinfo,etc.butalsoprovidesthemavehicletovoicetheirneedsandconcernssothatthewholeaerospaceprofessionalcommunitycanrespondandinteract. Meanwhile,theAPPisdesignedtobeanall-weatheraerospacesocializingplatformwithbilingualfeatureforcommunicationswithoutregional,timeandlanguagerestrictions. Asapioneerversion,ChinaAviationnowisrollingoutitsfirstAPPaimingatfacilitatingthecommunicationofcommitteemembersofvariousinternationalaerospaceconferencesorganizedbyGalleon. Everycommittee,composedoftopindustryleadersandprestigiousexpertsinaspecificaerospacedomaininChina,willsupervisetheprogressofthecorrespondingconferenceandbeactiveonthelookoutforbusinessandindustrialpartnersasitsprimarymissionistoidentifytherealopportunityforChineseaerospaceindustryandmarket. Thiscommittee-versionAPPcanworkasaneffectiveandproductiveinterfacebetweendomesticdemandandinternationalsupply,especiallyforthosewhoarekeentomaintainand/ordevelopbusinessaswellascorporateimageintheChineseaerospacemarket. YoucanclickhereorthebannertodownloadtheAPP!

    Dec 29,2016
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