Bradley Perrett

Bradley
Perrett
Asia-Pacific Bureau Chief,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

Bradley Perrett, based in Beijing, covers China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian who has lived in China since 2004.

 

Before joining Aviation Week in 2006 he was a macroeconomics, politics and aerospace journalist with Reuters. Perrett holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Macquarie University, Sydney.

 

Articles
China’s SF Express To Use 5-Ton Pilotless Biplanes 
Chinese freight company SF Express plans to use pilotless Avic Y-5B biplanes, based on a 70-year-old Soviet design, in an air delivery operation set to be running by 2023.
China, Russia To Cooperate On CR929 Engine 
Chinese and Russian engine companies have agreed to jointly develop a turbofan for the CRAIC CR929, even though Aero Engine Corp. of China (AECC) displayed its own CR929 engine concept— the AEF3500—at Airshow China here Nov. 6–11.
China’s SF Express To Use 5-Ton Pilotless Biplanes 
Chinese freight company SF Express plans to use pilotless Avic Y-5B biplanes, based on a 70-year-old Soviet design, in an air delivery setup to be running by 2023.
China’s SF Express To Use 5-Ton Pilotless Biplanes 
Chinese freight company SF Express plans to use pilotless Avic Y-5B biplanes, based on a 70-year-old Soviet design, in an air delivery setup to be running by 2023.
South Korea Receives First A330 MRTT 
South Korea is likely to require further Airbus A330 MRTT tankers following the completion of delivery of the first four aircraft next year.
Japan Verifies Fighter Inlet Concept Design 
Japanese engineers have verified a concept design for a stealth inlet as part of a technology acquisition effort for a proposed indigenous fighter.
Comac Expects To Fly Third C919 Prototype By Year-End 
Comac is still expecting to fly the third prototype of its C919 narrowbody by year-end 2018, according to an official from the Chinese aircraft manufacturer.
UAC: CRAIC CR929 Schedule May Be Optimistic 
The objective of making the first flight of the new CRAIC CR929 widebody in 2023 should be regarded as firm, United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) President Yuri Sluysar said.
Japan’s Fighter Engine Reaches Full Thrust 
A Japanese demonstrator fighter engine has been run to full thrust with no problems, a program official says.
China Strengthens Airworthiness Certification Department 
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said it now has sufficient people working on certification programs, following a period in which resources were in short supply.
China Eastern To Acquire Shares in Juneyao Airlines 
China Eastern Airlines Group is taking an up to 8.6% stake in privately-owned Juneyao Airlines by acquiring newly-issued shares.
Japan Considers General Atomics Avenger 
Japan is considering acquiring the General Atomics Avenger unmanned combat aircraft for naval surveillance beginning in the late 2020s.
Indonesia Orders Three KT-1 Trainers, Ta-50 Upgrades 
Indonesia has contracted with Korea Aerospace Industries for three KT-1B turboprop trainers and upgrades that will take its TA-50 training jets close to the FA-50 light-attack standard.
Calt Unveils Concept For Deep-Space Manned Launcher  3
A launcher concept displayed at Airshow China has 21 YF-100 engines for liftoff. Meanwhile, another rocket is being developed from Long March 6.
Podcast: Dissecting Airshow China 2018
A swarm of drone projects appeared at China's biennial air show, including mystery flyable hardware. Has China really revealed its secret projects? Also, what’s the latest schedule for UAC’s CR929 widebody airliner? Listen in as our editors discuss on location in Zhuhai.
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