Posted on: 25 February 2016 by Mark Howells
US-based technical services supplier, Global Aerospace Design Corp., has partnered with Shanghai HaoTong Aviation Engineering Co., Ltd. (SHAE), to form the first European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Design Organisation in China.
Global will be provide Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification services to SHAE in support of projects that do not fall under their EASA Design Organization Approval (DOA), at multiple facilities throughout China. This includes aircraft leasing and cabin interior upgrades."We are very honoured to become the first third party EASA Part21 DOA holder in China”, explained Liang (Bill) Bai, vice president of Quality at SHAE. “This is a major step in the development of Shanghai HaoTong’s business scope to provide our global customers with unparalleled cost effective and high quality aftermarket services.”“This latest accomplishment by Shanghai HaoTong and Global underscores our commitment to widening and deepening our capabilities in China, the world's second-largest and fastest growing aviation market.” said Sheming (Bob) Zhu, president/CEO of SHAE. “It is indeed a very successful milestone which forms part of a long-term partnership with Global."