The Aero Engine Maintenance Training Center has graduated the 10,000th student to complete CFM56 line maintenance training since opening its doors in 1996. AEMTC is a cooperative venture between CFM, the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Civil Aviation Supplies Holding Co., Civil Aviation Flying University of China (CAFUC), GE Aviation and Snecma. AEMTC was the first training center of its kind in China and was originally opened to support operation of the CFM56 and GE CF6. The school is located within the CAFUC campus in Guanghan, Sichuan Province.
Civil Aviation Flight University of China
The Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) has begun ab initio helicopter technician training. With 15 students in Guanghan, Sichuan province, the class is the “start of a long-term plan devised by Eurocopter and CAFUC to develop a pool of qualified technicians.” The two expect an annual flow of 120 trainees by 2015.
During the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin, Turbomeca announced its Arriel 2B1A engine is to power the Avicopter AC311.