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Easing regulations and further opening of the airspace is helping helicopter sales grow by an average of 20 percent per year in China.
Pilatus brought its PC-12 painted in Sauber F1 race team colors to ABACE, a few days before this weekend’s Grand Prix in Shanghai.
The Japanese police are replacing ageing Bell 412s with the AgustaWestland AW139.
Satcom Direct is preparing for the 2015 launch of Inmarsat’s GX Aviation high-speed satcom system.
The flight support company’s new operation in Manila will provide support to clients throughout the Philippines.
Embraer delivered 20 business jets during the first three months of 2014.
Vulcanair delivered the first P68 Observer 2 in China on March 17, just 12 days after the high-wing piston twin received CAAC approval.
The EC135 P2+ simulator has received level-C certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB).