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Journalist James Fallows offers a detailed report on China’s emerging aviation sector, and he is certainly the man for the job: Fallows is a China hand, speaks Chinese and is an instrument-rated pilot. He maintains an attitude of watchful equivocation, and his overview proves authoritative, comprehensive, insightful and even surprising. getAbstract recommends this outstanding analysis of the Chinese aviation industry’s politics, planned growth, technological victories and environmental concerns. Will China succeed in the ambitious modernization and expansion of its aviation sector? Read this flyover to find out for yourself.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How China pursues its aviation plans,
  • What those plans mean for China’s larger potential,
  • Who the major players are in this national initiative, and
  • What the future holds for China and the global aviation industry.

About the Author

James Fallows is a, veteran correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly, a regular commentator on National Public Radio, and is a former editor of US News and World Report. He won the US National Book Award for National Defense.



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