Chongqing general aviation industry accelerates

Photo shows the PC-6 airplane. Pilatus PC-6 airplane is a kind of mature multi-functional general airplane. It has the super strong ability to adjust to the environment, and can meet the requirements including aerial mapping, aerophoto, firefighting and rescue, skydiving, border patrol, agrisilviculture, transportation of passengers and freight etc., and adjust to various environments, such as mountainous region, snowfield, lakes, grassland, desert, continental plateau, etc. It is called the Porter because of its stable and reliable flight and excellent loading ability. More than 30 nations use this kind of airplane and produced over 1,000 airplanes in total.

The Pilatus project from Switzerland settled in Chongqing Liangjiang New Area on December 18, 2012, including Pilatus Airplane Industry (China) Co., Ltd., China Production Base and Pilatus Assembly and Delivery Center. It marks the acceleration of the general aviation industry in Liangjiang New Area. The new industry mainly produces small airplanes is expected and planned to bring the industrial output value of 20 billion yuan to Chongqing by 2015.

Liu Wei

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