Shanghai, China | February 2016 Global Aerospace Design Corp. (Global) is pleased to announce a partnership with Shanghai HaoTong Aviation Engineering Co., Ltd. (SHAE). Global recently signed an agreement with 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”, explained Mr. Liang (Bill) Bai, Vice President 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.” said Mr. Sheming (Bob) Zhu, President/CEO of SHAE. “It is indeed a very successful milestone which forms part of a long term partnership with Global.”

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“Global is excited about where this partnership with SHAE will take our company,” said Roger Witkemper, Vice President of Operations at Global. “Both organizations employ complementary resources which will increase our reach throughout the industry.”

Combining the SHAE and Global organizations grows and enhances the services provided throughout the world. From aircraft leasing to complete cabin interior upgrades, both SHAE and Global can now offer customers a high quality solution to their operational needs.


About SHAE: Shanghai HaoTong Aviation Engineering Co., Ltd. is an aviation engineering and leasing organization based at Shanghai HongQiao Airport in Shanghai, China. SHAE is an FAA AC0056, EASA DOA, AS9100C, AS9110B, AS9120A, ISO9001 and ASA100 compliant organization.

About Global: Global is a technical services organization located in Cincinnati, Ohio with the primary focus to provide FAA certification for a wide variety of aircraft modification efforts, both “in front of the door” (avionic upgrades) and “behind the door” (interior modification/IFE upgrades). Global has the technical expertise and ability to modify any aircraft nose-to-tail, anywhere in the world. Global is comprised of a highly experienced engineering staff dedicated to meeting all aircraft certification efforts.

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