General Aircraft Limited

Type: Company
Name: General Aircraft Limited
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

China Buying Into World GA Market, Says Rand

China’s commercial aviation manufacturing sector is challenged to match Boeing, Airbus, Bombardier and Embraer in building large passenger jets. But it faces brighter prospects in building general aviation and business aircraft, according to a Rand study ... [Published Aviation International News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

ANALYSIS: Chinese business jet market continues to bloom

The business aircraft manufacturing industry's love affair with China continues to blossom. With its intoxicating mix of economic prosperity and an expanding wealthy personal and corporate customer base, this vast nation is unlikely to lose its appeal ... [Published Flight International - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cessna Citation XLS+ Receives CAAC Certification

– Cessna Aircraft Company, part of the Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT), announced today the company has been granted Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) certification for the Citation XLS+, clearing the way for deliveries ... [Published AviationPros.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

Cessna Logs Caravan Fleet Order from Chinese Company

Cessna Aircraft announced a 10-aircraft order for float-equipped Grand Caravan EX s today at ABACE 2014 from Beijing-based Reignwood Group for tourism services in China. The company agreed to acquire the amphibian turboprop singles through the Cessna-Avic ... [Published Aviation International News - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Cirrus Steps Up Flight Tests for Vision SF50 Jet

Cirrus Aircraft’s first production conforming Vision SF 50 very light jet, dubbed “C-Zero” (C0), achieved its maiden flight last month from Duluth International Airport, where the company has its headquarters. V1–a nonconforming SF 50 prototype of the ... [Published Aviation International News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Obituary - Charles Thomas Dennehy "Sox" Hosegood

CHARLES THOMAS DENNEHY ‘SOX’ HOSEGOODFRAeS1921-2014Charles Thomas Dennehy Hosegood, affectionately known as ‘Sox’, was born on 4 January 1921 at Castres, St Lucia, the elder son of Captain T W H Hosegood. He will be remembered, particularly, as an outstanding ... [Published Royal Aeronautical Society - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cirrus Aircraft Completes Successful First Flight of Vision SF50 Jet 'C-Zero'

/PRNewswire/ -- Cirrus Aircraft announced today it has achieved a significant milestone in its Vision SF50 personal jet program with the successful first flight of certification aircraft 'C-Zero' (C0). The SF50 is a seven seat, pressurized, single engine ... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Advisers call for more low-altitude airspace

The government should speed up the reform of low-altitude airspace management to boost China's general aviation sector, national lawmakers and political advisers have suggested."The civil aviation and military authorities should publish the Regulation ... [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 11 2014]

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“There was a pregnant pause in the order intake while buyers took stock of the new government,” says Lowe. "The previous administration had gained a reputation for serving its own needs rather than those of the people. The new government took a completely different stance, wanting to be more frugal and receptive to the needs of the country."
...Cirrus Aircraft Director of Engineering Flight Test and Chief Test Pilot Mike Stevens flew C0 on a one-hour sortie and reported, "The Vision Jet handled and performed very well and all systems functioned properly, just what you want in a first flight. Congratulations to the entire team on today's accomplishment."
"The civil aviation and military authorities should publish the Regulation on Low-altitude Airspace Management as soon as possible and open more low-altitude airspace" said Meng Xiangkai, a deputy to the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, and chairman of China Aviation Industry General Aircraft...

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China Buying Into World GA Market, Says Rand [Published Aviation International News - Apr 16 2014]
ANALYSIS: Chinese business jet market continues... [Published Flight International - Apr 15 2014]
Cessna Sells 10 Caravans to China Tourism Group... [Published Aviation International News - Apr 14 2014]
Cessna Logs Caravan Fleet Order from Chinese Co... [Published Aviation International News - Apr 14 2014]
Cessna Citation XLS+ Receives CAAC Certification [Published AviationPros.com - Apr 14 2014]
Cessna gets order for 10 Caravan turboprops tha... [Published Wichita Eagle - Apr 14 2014]
Cirrus Steps Up Flight Tests for Vision SF50 Jet [Published Aviation International News - Apr 11 2014]
Obituary - Charles Thomas Dennehy "Sox" Hosegood [Published Royal Aeronautical Society - Apr 11 2014]
Cirrus Aircraft Completes Successful First Flig... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 25 2014]
Advisers call for more low-altitude airspace [Published CHINAdaily - Mar 11 2014]
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