As lightweight composite materials and advanced aviation technology enable larger aircraft to take to the skies, it’s interesting to note that the largest airplane in the history of aviation is Ukraine’s Antonov An-225 Mriya, built in the 1980s.
With the increasing demand for a cleaner burning aviation fuel obtained from renewable resources, Airbus recently signed a deal at the 9th China International Air Show…
Promoted as the “first new airplane of the 21st Century”, the Boeing 737 Dreamliner arrived in Beijing on Sunday 4 December to start its scheduled six month tour which will include Ethiopia, Qatar and Kenya. With China being the biggest Boeing customer outside the United States, the aircraft manufacturer will be demonstrating the Dreamliner’s features and benefits to potential and confirmed customers in Beijing, Guangzhou and Haikou between now and 11 December.
Monday, 18 April 2011, was a big day for both China and Boeing, as the plans to construct an addition to their existing factory were unveiled. Aviation Industries Corporation of China, along with Boeing, has entered into a joint venture that will see a new division of the factory in Tianjin produce more composites for the aviation industry. The factory, known as Boeing Tianjin Composites Co, will be able to expand with the $21 million investment Boeing has made, and the factory will be able to run at full production capacity by the year 2013.
With the popularity and rising demand for air travel in China, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, under the leadership of Wu Guanghui, began to design a commercial aircraft that will suit the needs of the aviation industry. A model of the aircraft was recently revealed, and Wu Guanghui spoke to the media in regard to the design process and vision that he has for the aircraft. It is estimated that the design will be completed by the end of 2010, revealing a new era of Chinese aviation to the world.
The China Aerospace & Aviation Technology Show 2009, kicked off at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Center today, and will run until the 7th of November 2009. It is a wonderful networking opportunity for everyone in the aviation industry, and international suppliers are able to build up vital relationships within China. There will also be […]
Aero India has not been established very long yet it is already growing so much in size that this year it will officially be the biggest air show in Asia. The event is organized by the Ministry of Defense and the Government of India in association with the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Department of Space, the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Union Ministry For Civil Aviation.
A World War II Ace who also earned the Congressional Medal of Honor and Navy Cross. Gregory Boyington, nicknamed “Pappy”, because at the age of 31 he was much older than the men who served under him in the Black Sheep Squadron he commanded in the United States Marine Corps. The Black Sheep were based […]
China is one of the largest and most populous nations in the world with more than one hundred different ethnic groups. The country has a vast and varying geography ranging from flatland in the east to large mountains and plateaus in the west. There are also many rivers around the country like the Mekong and […]
The Beijing Capital International Airport is located in the People’s Republic of China, and is approximately 25 kilometers outside the city center of Beijing. Within China, the Beijing Capital International Airport is not only the biggest airport in China, but also the busiest. It first opened its doors on 2 March 1958 and is under […]