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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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