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Indian Space Agency Tests Cryogenic Engine 
India’s space agency has tested its indigenously developed cryogenic rocket engine in anticipation of the country’s first human spaceflight mission, dubbed Gaganyaan.
India To Launch Data Relay Satellite System In 2019 
India plans to launch two Indian Data Relay Satellite System spacecraft next year to expand the data relay and comm links with its Earth observation sats.
Indian Remote Sensing Launch Has 30 Co-Passengers 
India’s space agency plans to launch its HysIS Earth observation spacecraft this week, along with 30 smaller piggyback satellites from eight countries.
India Tests Lander For Second Moon Mission 
India’s state-run space agency has successfully conducted a test of Vikram, the lander for the country’s second lunar mission planned for early next year.
India Signs Deal With Russia To Buy S-400 
Defying a potential threat of punitive measures by the U.S., India has signed a $5.43 billion contract with Russia to buy five advanced S-400 air defense systems.
Asia-Pacific Civil Helicopter Market Mixed, Latest Survey Says 
The civil helicopter market in China is less skewed toward the oil and gas sector than Southeast Asia’s helicopter market.
Philippines Targets Business Aviation Sector 
The Philippine government is targeting business aviation as a potential driver of growth for the economy, especially in and around Clark and Subic Bay.
Zetta Jet Collapse Could Impact Global 6000 Prices 
Hong Kong-based aviation consultancy Asian Sky Group foresees that there could be some price volatility for pre-owned Bombardier 6000 aircraft.
Business Aviation Taking Off in Asia, But Infrastructure May Stymie Growth 
The consensus in the industry is that China’s business aviation market is starting to take off again and that Southeast Asia is experiencing some good growth.
Avicopter Books 18 Rotorcraft Orders At China Exhibition 
Avicopter had a very good opening day at the recent China Helicopter Exposition, booking orders for 18 rotorcraft and announcing a launch customer for its prestigious AC352 super medium size transport.
Airbus Helicopters China Chief Foresees Big Growth 
The head of Airbus Helicopters China anticipates that the country will be the helo manufacturer’s biggest market sometime around 2020.
Helicopter Market ‘Difficult’ This Year, Bell Says 
China’s helicopter market achieved sales increases of 20% per year between 2009-13, and last year grew by 30%, says Chris Jaran, Bell Helicopter Vice President for China. But this year the growth won’t be the same.
GE Aviation Launches Manufacturing In Singapore 

Manufacturing of high-technology engine parts in Singapore has begun at GE Aviation’s facilities on the island. The first parts — blade dampers and seals for GE’s CF6 and CF34 aircraft and LM marine engines—were shipped on Jan. 22.

The shipment is a major milestone for GE Aviation Service Operation (GEASO) and marks its emergence as a manufacturer and supplier in GE’s global supply chain. The facility began as a component repair shop in 1981.

Singapore Airshow: A380 Teething Problems Solved, Says SIA Engineering Company 

Maintaining the Airbus A380 for lead operator Singapore Airlines involved “a steep learning curve,” said SIA Engineering Co. (SIAEC), adding that “the MRO found solutions to teething problems and successfully managed a smooth entry-into-service.”

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