Chinese general aviation operators have ordered more than 120 helicopters as the government there begins to release its apparent grip on low-altitude airspace regulations. The orders, for a mix of single- and twin-engine Airbus Helicopters, were announced as German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with her counterpart, Premier Li Keqiang, in Beijing on July 7. According to Airbus, the 123 helicopters – ordered in three separate contracts – will be used for a wide range of missions ...

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