China International General Aviation Convention 2017 Inaugurated in Xi'an

2017-08-25 17:28:28 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

On August 24, China International General Aviation Convention 2017 was inaugurated at Xi'an Greenland Pico International Convention and Exhibition Center.

On the morning of August 24, the top general aviation exhibition in China - China International General Aviation Convention 2017 (2017 CIGAC) was inaugurated in Xi’an by Du Hangwei, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Shaanxi Provincial Committee, Secretary of Shaanxi Provincial Political and Legal Affairs Commission of the CPC and vice Governor of Shaanxi Province.

2017 CIGAC was scheduled to last 4 days. There were 4 major exhibition spaces including General Aviation Comprehensive Exhibition, General Aviation International Exhibition, Inter-provincial Cooperation Exhibition and Popular Science Experience & Exhibition, and 4 major events including Summit Forum & Professional Forum, Aviation Equipment Exhibition, Project Promotion & Contract Signing & Achievement Releasing and the 1st China General Aviation Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition.

At the Aviation Equipment Exhibition, the highlight of 2017 CIGAC, there were more than 60 flight vehicles and parts & new materials used for aircraft design and manufacture on display. Splendid aviation cultural activities such as flight simulation experience, VR flight exploration, and aircraft graffiti attracted wide teenagers’ attention.

Shaanxi Province has been the host of CIGAC for 5 times. As a major event held every two years, the CIGAC enjoyed a sustainable increase from the 2009 session with 120 participating enterprises, 85 flight vehicles and 25 contracted projects valuing RMB 2.4 billion to the 2015 session with 600 participating enterprises, 132 flight vehicles and 89 contracted projects valuing RMB 31.353 billion. The first 4 CIGACs totaled 1472 participating enterprises, 786 aircraft deals, 195 contracted projects with total amount of RMB 67.293 billion. The CIGAC has attracted wide public attention and played a crucial role in promoting general aviation investment and trade.

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