AVweb’s Monday Podcast: Liberty Comes to China

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Some of the biggest news in U.S. aviaition has come out of China in the last couple of weeks. A week after Cessna announced it was building its 162 SkyCatcher there, Liberty Aerospace announced a deal to build 600 copies of its XL-2 two-place touring and training aircraft in a plant to be built by a company half-owned by the Chinese government. While both aircraft will be built in China, that’s where the similarity in the two deals ends. AVweb‘s Russ Niles spoke with Liberty Aerospace CEO Keith Markley about how this deal is a major boost to the company’s U.S. operation.


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