Chang to deliver the first aircraft to fly the helicopter fuselage Sino-Italian cooperation AW109E (Figure)
AVIC Changhe Aircraft Industry (Group) Company has successfully delivered the first aircraft AW109E body
WASHINGTON AVIC Changhe Aircraft Industry (Group) Corp. successfully delivered the first aircraft AW109E body, which marked its partners Chang Fei – Italy Argus Te Weisi Portland in general to vigorously promote industrial cooperation, open up from the raw material procurement, tooling design and manufacturing, the zero component manufacturing, assembly and fuselage components group and the delivery of the test assembly production line channel, to achieve a AW109E whole key to China’s domestic production stage victory.
subcontract project involves body parts drawing number as many as 4,500, of which more than 2,000 sets of spare parts tooling Chang fly by the aircraft industry to design and manufacture.
as early as 2006, the two sides started the complicated technical preparations completed the delivery of technical state of the clean-up decomposition, the production of inventories of materials and drawings Agusta translation of technical standards and clean up and digestion. Fully prepared for the pre-industrial Chang fly the aircraft developed to overcome the difficulties in the foundation.
AW109E is a versatile light twin helicopter, the maximum takeoff weight of about 3 tons, called the helicopter in the “Ferrari” is a helicopter in the tonnage of the world’s best-selling products, with annual sales nearly 200 copies. In addition to subcontracting cooperation outside of the fuselage, the aircraft industry to fly and Chang Te Weisi Portland Argus in Jingdezhen, a joint venture company formed a joint venture – Changhe Agusta Helicopter Co. Ltd. Its business scope includes helicopter final assembly, flight test, marketing and product support, and has been to China Central Television and Beijing Municipal Public Security Bureau and other customers to deliver a total of four helicopters were CA109 and other products, well received by users. (He Ling)