With business aviation in China continuing its upward trajectory, life is getting somewhat more straightforward for this class of aircraft operators according to those most closely involved in trying to help them, namely flight planning and support companies.
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China wants help developing a safe business aviation operating environment, Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) deputy administrator Xia Xinghua said today at the Abace opening session. “The CAAC sees the development of business aviation as a long-term strategic program. We can learn from our U.S. colleagues and mold the industry together.” U.S. DOT deputy secretary John Porcari said the Asian business aviation market will surpass that of Europe by 2030, and endorsed Xia’s comments.
China wants help developing a safe business-aviation operating environment, according to Xia Xinghua deputy administrator of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
ABACE show host Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Center (SHPBASC) has been approved by China’s Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) to perform maintenance on Bombardier’s Global 5000 and ultra-long-range Global Express/XRS series of business jets. Shanghai Hawker Pacific is the first approved Part 145 facility in China.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business Aviation Service Centre (SHPBASC) to add the Dassault Falcon 7X to its Part 145 Maintenance Organization approval. This is the first approval by the CAAC for the 7X in China, according to SHPBASC.
Fast-tracking development of China’s fledgling private aviation market is the main goal for the new China Business Jet Shanghai Alliance that Minsheng Financial Leasing Company (MSFL) announced yesterday at Abace. Crucially, the new body is led by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and the first official Chinese organization to include 17 major business jet manufacturers.
Gulfstream is on track to open its new service center in Beijing Capital International Airport by the end of this year.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently approved the first two Raisbeck Engineering Performance Systems for the Beechcraft King Air. They are the dual aft body strakes and the Crown wing lockers. First applications in China are on the King Air 350. Other applications are working their way through the CAAC process.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently approved two Raisbeck Engineering King Air performance systems–the dual aft body strakes and the Crown wing lockers. First applications of the modifications in China are on a King Air 350, the Seattle-based company said. Other applications for Raisbeck mods–including current and upcoming performance systems on the Learjet 31/35/36/60 and all other King Air models–are currently working their way through the CAAC, according to Raisbeck.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China has issued a type certificate for Embraer’s Legacy 650, allowing owners to register the jet in China. Orders for Legacy 650s during 2011 include 13 for Minsheng Financial Leasing and one for movie star Jackie Chan.