China looks to the skies

It’s no secret that building a passenger jet these days requires an incredible amount of financing, R&D, advanced technological skills and government support. It’s also no secret that having a commercial aviation program is a great source of pride for the United States, EU, Brazil, Canada and Russia. And now China wants to get in on this action as it looks to the skies to help establish itself as a global leader in high tech manufacturing.

Building a passenger is a huge source of pride for China.