China General Aviation News Roundup - Dec 4, 2015

4 December 2015
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Hainan’s “Rendezvous” Lifestyle Exhibition Adds the Floatplane Experience

The “Rendezvous” lifestyle event held in Sanya on Hainan Island is China’s largest trade show for high-end consumer products such as super yachts, luxury cars and private jets.  The inclusion of the “floatplane experience” this year for the first time indicates that more and more of China’s wealthy are beginning to look to general aviation. Read Chinese article

China’s new generation Beidou satellite navigation technologies validated

Three new Beidou navigation satellite launched this year by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) recently completed in-orbit tests and key technologies were validated. The new generation satellites provide vastly improved navigation signal performance over the previous Beidou satellites. Read Chinese article

New State Council Guidelines on Consumer Spending will Promote GA

November 23 the State Council promulgated new guidelines on encouraging consumer spending and speeding up the formation of new supply and market power. The guidance calls for accelerating the opening up of the low altitude airspace and resolving institutional obstacles so that general aviation can take its place as  a high-end consumer industry. Read Chinese article

2015 Chengdu Business and General Aviation Exhibition

Hosted by the Chinese Society of Aeronautics and the Sichuan Airport Group, the Chengdu Business and General Aviation Exhibition held December 1-3, 2015 attracted exhibitors such as AVIC and Dassault. The event aims to promote general and business aviation in China, build an international exchange platform, and promote economic development of Southwest China’s aviation industry. Read Chinese article


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Rob Paix

Founder at XL Consulting
Founder and Executive Manager of XL China, Rob is originally from Australia but has lived much of his life in Asia, including 6 years in China. He particularly loves Xi’an and Western China. His varied career to date reflects his passion for aviation, travel, language and communication.

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