Eurocopter is the latest aircraft manufacturer to invest in a Chinese joint venture anticipating that the Peoples Liberation Army will lighten prohibitive airspace restrictions that has put a damper on general aviation development. But noting it expects those restrictions to ease, Eurocopter last week signed a partnership with the Tianjin Free Trade Zone (TFTZ) to set up a China Completion Center in Tianjin to assemble and customize the company's AS350 family of light helicopters. The new ...


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