Shandong Qi Xiang General Aviation and MD Helicopters’ Chinese distributor, Avion Pacific, reached an agreement for delivery of an MD500E light turbine single in the second quarter. The sale to Qi Xiang GA is the market debut in China for the MD500 series, which includes the 500E, 520N and 530F. The transaction marks the first reported sale in China’s general aviation industry so far this year. Avion is confident that the MD500 series will “rapidly gain market share with its outstanding performance and top-notch customer service.”
Here at ABACE signing a memorandum of cooperation on a cooperative project to build an amphibious-seaplane terminal and transportation service to promote the seaside-vacation destination of Zhoushan City in eastern China were (l to r): Ji Gui Rong, general manager of Avic International (Hong Kong); Li Shan Zhong, vice mayor of Zhoushan City; and Wang Xue Feng, CEO of Star Jet, a multi-faceted aviation business.