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November 30, 2006, 10:46 AM

The concern of some watchers is just what the end game is for China’s more than 15-year drive to modernize its defense industrial base. Part of the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) goal is to keep generating revenue with the type of foreign arms sales that made so much money for it in the 1980s.

November 30, 2006, 10:44 AM

For the better part of the last 20 years an increasing number of defense policy makers and military analysts assumed that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) was gradually replacing the Soviet Union (and later Russia) as the single largest potential adversary that the U.S.

November 30, 2006, 10:25 AM

Boeing is preparing to invest more than $100 million in a new MRO joint venture in Shanghai. The U.S. airframer will have a 50-percent stake, with the balance held by Shanghai Airlines and Shanghai Aviation Authority, according to David Wang, president of Boeing China.

November 30, 2006, 10:24 AM

Ameco Beijing–Air China and Lufthansa formed Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Corp. (Ameco Beijing) as a 60:40 joint venture in 1989.

November 30, 2006, 10:21 AM

SR Technics (Stand A726) is moving to establish a presence on the Chinese mainland.

November 30, 2006, 10:20 AM

Rapid growth in the number of new aircraft being acquired by Chinese airlines, along with the announcement last August that United Airlines would send its Boeing 777s to Ameco Beijing for heavy maintenance over the next five years, suggests a busy future for the country’s maintenance, repair and

November 30, 2006, 10:17 AM

Aviation International News traveled from Delhi to Mumbai for the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) conference on Kingfisher Airlines, because at the time it offered the best schedule and most user-friendly Web site for buying tickets in U.S. dollars using a credit card.

November 30, 2006, 10:14 AM

Remember the days not too long ago, when any aspiring young computer whiz with a domain name and a smile could convince a venture capitalist to invest six or seven figures in his or her product-less Internet concept?

November 30, 2006, 10:08 AM

Since Snecma dropped the idea of taking a share in General Electric’s GEnx turbofan program the two long-time partners now find themselves competing in the regional jet engine arena.

November 30, 2006, 9:57 AM

Garuda Indonesia is set to be the first airline to switch its core information technology systems to the Future Airline Core Environment (FACE) from Lufthansa Systems, and the two companies have established a software joint venture in Jakarta.

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