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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
Xiamen Airlines Sets Up Shanghai Branch 
Xiamen Airlines has established a branch company at Shanghai, increasing its ability to gain service rights at China’s largest city, especially for international destinations.
Chinese Airlines Win Approvals For Paris, London Routes 
Chinese airlines have won permission to introduce or expand services to Paris and London, including two routes from imminently operational Beijing Daxing International Airport.
COMAC ARJ21 Production Capacity Reaches 30 Aircraft Per Year 
Production capacity for the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) ARJ21 has reached 30 aircraft per year with the commissioning of a second assembly line for the regional jet, the manufacturer said.
COMAC To Begin Production Of Delivery Model C919s This Year 
Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) plans to begin building its first C919 delivery aircraft this year, while also putting the sixth and last C919 prototype into the air.
China’s AECC Exhibits 5,000 kW Turboprop Engine Project 
Aero Engine Corp. of China (AECC) is in the early stages of development of a powerful turboprop engine for passenger or cargo aircraft in the 2030s.
COMAC Receives Development Flight Simulators For C919 
Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) has received two development flight-simulators for its C919 narrowbody program, following a change of supplier.
China’s AECC Exhibits 5,000-kW Turboprop Project 
Aero Engine Corp. of China is in the early stages of developing a powerful turboprop engine for passenger or cargo aircraft in the 2030s.
China’s AECC Exhibits 5,000-kW Turboprop Project 
Aero Engine Corp. of China is in the early stages of developing a powerful turboprop engine for passenger or cargo aircraft in the 2030s.
Japan MOD: Ships Should Quickly Be Adapted For F-35B 
The Japanese helicopter carriers Izumo and Kaga should be modified as soon as possible to operate Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightnings, the defense ministry said.
China United To Be Beijing Daxing’s First Operator 
Budget carrier China United Airlines will be the sole commercial aircraft operator at Beijing Daxing International Airport for the first few weeks after the opening of the facility, which is scheduled to happen by the end of September.
Japan Defense Ministry Seeks ¥20B For Fighter, Report Says 
The Japanese defense ministry wants to spend ¥20 billion ($190 million) on development of the country’s next combat aircraft in the coming fiscal year, the Gendai business magazine reported, citing a ministry official.
Sensors For Future Fighter Take To The Air 
Following airframe and engine demonstrators for its next combat aircraft, Japan flies an integrated suite of radar, passive RF and infrared sensors.
Japanese Ministry Proposes ‘Launch’ Of Future Fighter In Fiscal 2020  4
Budget request proposes setting up a program office and launching development—but does not yet estimate costs for the coming year.
China Eastern, Juneyao To Make Reciprocal Investments 
China Eastern Airlines and Juneyao Airlines have announced plans to deepen cooperation and take large shares in each other’s equity.
Japan Flight Tests Sensor Suite For Future Fighter 
Japan has flight tested an integrated suite of sensors for its next fighter, creating a single system from a gallium-nitride radar, a passive radio-frequency sensor and an infrared camera.

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