BAIC to make Airplanes for the Chinese market

March 16, 2013 by Joey Wang


Beijing Automotive Group, or BAIC Group, will soon start development and manufacturing of general aviation aircraft, Xu Heyi, chairman of the BAIC Group and a Beijing delegate, said during the ongoing session of the 12th National People’s Congress.

China is expected to officially release a policy to lift the ban on the use of low-altitude airspace below 1,000 meters to general aviation flights in May this year, and BAIC Group will begin research and development activities to build reliable general aviation aircraft, Xu said.

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