Showing that a business aviation event it is not just about the bizjets, on static display the recent Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE) held at Shanghai’s Hongqiao Airport were a number of propeller driven aircraft that are more in the general utility, and even sport, category.
All photographs by XL Aviation researcher and media aficionado Joshua Miao (缪迪飞).
Viking Air Twin Otter Series 400
Chongqing-based Pilatus China, a Pilatus Joint Venture Company, showcased their STOL tail-wheel PC-6 Porter (above) and very popular single-engine pressurized PC-12NG (below)
Finally, we have the French Guimbal Cabri G2 light helicopter, one of six owned by X-Square Aviation and based at a heliport about 15 minutes flying time from Shanghai’s Hongqiao Airport, and the smallest airplane at the show, the home-grown OXAI M2 amhibious Light Sport Aircraft.