The 2nd International Sports Aviation Industry Forum, hosted by Aero Sports Association (ASA), was held at the EAA Heritage Gallery in the United States in the afternoon of July 24, 2018. The conference was presided over by Li Shudong, President of ASA. Ren Hongguo, Secretary of the Air Traffic Control Center of the State General Administration of Sport of China, Xu Chaoqun, Director of the Airworthiness Department of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Chen Hao, Director of the Airworthiness Division of the Airworthiness Department, Zhang Feng, Secretary General of the China AOPA, and Dan Johnson, Chairman of LAMA, and Michael Williams, Director of Sebring Aviation Sports Expo Organizing Committee, attended and spoke. Wang Chimin, deputy director of the North China Bureau of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Wang Jian, deputy director of the Southwest Bureau, Li Baoliang, director of the Shenyang Review Center, Gu Baodong, deputy director of the Shenyang Certification Center, and Jing Xiangguo, director of the Air Traffic Control Center of the State Sports General Administration of China, and deputy director of the flight department Yang Yuxin, Hou Yan of the Business Development Department, Zhang Xin of the General Department, Xu Qiang, the chief AOPA of China, Wang Xia, of drone department, Yuan Zhaohui, director of the Airworthiness Support Center, and aviation manufacturers, aviation organizations and aviation media from the US and Europe participated in this forum. Shijiazhuang Mayor Deng Peiran, Wucheng District Mayor Liu Yuxi, and China Hongtai Development Senior Vice President Liu Lin and other guests were also invited to participate in the comprehensive activities held by ASA during EAA Airventure.
Xu Chaoqun, Director of the Airworthiness Division, Dan Johnson, Chairman of Light Aircraft Manufacturing Association, and Ren Hongguo, Secretary of the Air Traffic Control Center of the State General Administration of Sport.
The theme of this forum is “Airworthiness Management of Experimental Aircraft” and “Operation Management of Aviation Sports Industry”. The forum focused on these two major themes, the first to speak was Secretary Ren Hongguo. Secretary first thanked the organizing committee for the invitation and fully affirmed the China-US aviation industry leaders to jointly exchange the development concepts and ideas of the China-US aviation movement. Secretary Li said that the Aero Sports Federation of China has been committed to promoting the development of China’s aviation sports industry and is committed to promoting exchanges and cooperation between aviation sports countries.”
In 2017, China Aviation Association held the first World Flying Conference in Wuhan. WFE has created a number of firsts in terms of size, flight volume, and participation. Chairman Dan Johnson has high hopes for the development of China’s general aviation and aviation movements. Dan Johnson pointed out that “the cultivation of China’s aviation market should start with aviation education and training.” He raised a challenge to China’s aviation market. “I hope China can train 1 million pilots in the next five years”. Director Xu Chaoqun and Director Chen Hao introduced the procedure of China’s airworthiness certification to the guests in the fluent English and answered the questions about the opening of the US airspace to the Chinese airspace. The forum had frequent interactions and a warm atmosphere. It also involved many sensitive topics in the development of the general aviation and aviation sports industry in China and the United States. The chairman of the conference, Li Shudong pointed out that “this forum provides a rare opportunity for the leaders of the general aviation and aerospace industry in China and the United States to gather together for face-to-face exchanges. Through this forum, the international aviation sports companies will further understand the relevant policies and management measures of China’s general aviation and aviation movements, strengthen the confidence in the development of China’s general aviation and aviation sports industry, and understand the steps and paths to enter the Chinese market.
Li Shudong, President of ASA, presided over the forum
Secretary Ren Hongguo of the Aviation Sports Management Center of the State Sports General Administration first spoke
Director Xu Chaoqun speaks
China AOPA Zhang Feng Secretary General introduces AOPA Association
Representative of the Sebring Expo
Overseas companies consult China Airworthiness application procedures
Air show activities
China Aviation Association delegation
ASA exhibition area
EAA Seaplane Base
Florida Sun and Fun International Air Show Invitation
ASA company visits REVO
Ren Hongguo Secretary’s Experience Power Delta
Secretary Ren Hongguo and Director Jing Xiangguo visited the seaplane exhibition area
Deputy Director of the Department of Flight Yang Yuxin
Xiaoyan, Houhu Lake, General Department
The guests of Shijiazhuang City, Deng Peiran, Liucheng District Mayor Liu Yuxi, and China Hongtai Development Senior Vice President Liu Lin were invited to participate in the EAA comprehensive activities.
Mayor Deng Peiran, Shijiazhuang
Senior Vice President of China Hongtai Development accompanied Mr. Deng Peiran to visit
Visit the ASA exhibition area
Liu Yuzhen, the head of Yucheng District, Shijiazhuang
Mayor Deng Peiran and Liu Lin attended the signing event