February 26, 2016 — Global Aerospace Design Corp. (Global) has partnered with Shanghai HaoTong Aviation Engineering (SHAE) to form the very first European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Design Organization in China. As part of this agreement Global will be providing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification services to SHAE in support of projects that do not fall under their EASA Design Organization Approval (DOA).
“We are very honored to become the first third-party EASA Part21 DOA holder in China”, stated Liang (Bill) Bai, VP of quality at SHAE. “This is a major step in the development of Shanghai HaoTong’s business scope to provide our global customers with unparalleled cost effective and high-quality aftermarket services.”
This partnership will provide customers with a total aircraft modification solution for both FAA and EASA certification along with the modification capabilities available at multiple facilities throughout China.
“This latest accomplishment by Shanghai HaoTong and Global underscores our commitment to widening and deepening our capabilities in China, the world’s second-largest and fastest growing aviation market.” added Sheming (Bob) Zhu, CEO of SHAE. “It is indeed a very successful milestone which forms part of a long term partnership with Global.”