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Chinese Premier visited EHang booth at the China Import and Export Fair

The 130th China Import and Export Fair officially kicked off on October 14th in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was in attendance at the opening ceremony and visited the exhibition booth of EHang. Mr. Huazhi Hu, Founder, Chairman and CEO of EHang, introduced the Company’s self-developed autonomous air mobility solutions to the Premier, demonstrating its...

AutoFlight presents an autonomous passenger eVTOL aircraft - V1500M

Shaping the future of urban air mobility: The tech company AutoFlight shows an autonomous passenger eVTOL aircraft: the V1500M. It will change the face of personal air transportation. AutoFlight debuted its autonomous fixed-wing passenger electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (“eVTOL”) to the world at the China Airshow in Zhuhai. With its sleek looks and innovati...

Enhanced Airbus Helicopters support and services capability in China

Airbus Helicopters is commited to better support its Chinese customers at the 13th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in the city of Zhuhai in China’s southern Guangdong Province. On the opening day of the show, Airbus Helicopters signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement and an HCare Smart Parts By Hour (PBH) contract with State Grid General Aviation Compa...

Royole & Airbus unveil the first three cabin flexible display prototypes at Airshow China

Royole and Airbus showcased the first three cabin flexible display prototypes this week at Airshow China, building on the partnership established between the two brands in 2018. Fully flexible display is an ultra-thin and ultra-light cutting-edge technology, adapting to any cabin surface with minimum integration efforts. Working as a ‘sticker’, it is the human-machine interface of...

13th China Int Aviation & Aerospace exhibition officially opened in Zhuhai

On 28 September, the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition or AirShow China officially opened in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province. This year, 700 companies from nearly 40 countries and regions participated in the exhibition, and a number of new products, technologies, services and achievements representing the world's advanced level will be exhibited...

Collins Aerospace On-Site Support agreement with Ameco for Air China fleet support

Collins Aerospace expands the10-year On-Site Support agreement with Chinese aircraft maintainer Ameco for Air China’s fleet. The agreement will add support for Collins’ Integrated Drive Generator (IDG) and other generators for multiple aircraft platforms, including the B787, A320neo, A350 and ARJ21. With this expanded contract, Collins will extend its onsite inventory management s...

Russian Helicopters present at Airshow China 2021

Russian Helicopters are present at Airshow China 2021, including in digital format.Because of Covid restrictions, official delegations have been greatly reduced. Therefore, the format of online representation for Russian helicopter technology was chosen as part of Rostec State Corporation's unified exposition.China is Russia's most important strategic partner in the supply of aviation...

First DA50 RG touches ground in China

Huge milestones for the DA50 RG program after the successful crossing of the North Atlantic in July. A DA50 RG was successfully ferried from Austria to China and has landed at Zhuhai Airport on 27 September. This also marks the debut of the aircraft at China AirShow 2021 in Zhuhai, Guangdong, China from September 28th to October 3rd. “We are very proud of these latest milestones for our D...

To meet strong market demand, Boeing opens two new 767-300BCF conversion lines

Boeing and Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company Limited (GAMECO) announced plans to create additional capacity for the 767-300 Boeing Converted Freighter to help meet continued strong market demand. The agreement, revealed by the two companies during a signing ceremony at the China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, will expand freighter conversion c...

Groundbreaking at MTU Maintenance Zhuhai Jinwan

Ground was broken at MTU Maintenance Zhuhai Co., Ltd. Jinwan Branch today, marking the start of construction of a second facility for engine disassembly, assembly and testing for joint venture partners MTU Aero Engines and China Southern Airline Company Ltd. The new facility will have an initial capacity of 260 shop visits, focus on Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM and V2500 engines and enter operat...

Saving 95 Million gallons of fuel - five years of Pratt & Whitney GTF Engines in China

 Pratt & Whitney announced that its GTF engines have now saved Chinese operators more than 95 million gallons (nearly 360 million liters) of fuel and avoided more than 910,000 metric tonnes of carbon emissions, accumulating over 400,000 flights and over 1.73 million hours of experience in China. The engines power 11 airlines across the region on nearly 200 Airbus A320neo family aircraft,...

Global EHang long-range VT-30 AAV debut before Zhuhai Airshow

EHang announced that its long-range dual-seat passenger-grade AAV VT-30 made its global debut at the unveiling ceremony and exhibition at the Jiuzhou Airport in Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, before the upcoming 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition. The VT-30, officially released this year in May, is the first in EHang’s product suite that is designed for inter-cit...