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Dong Zhiyi Inspects China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology14/11/2017

On September 27, CAAC Deputy Administrator Dong Zhiyi visited China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology (CAST), conducted a thematic survey and offered guidance on the establishment of Civil Aviation Development Planning & Research Institute.

During the survey, Dong Zhiyi and his party visited CAST’s Scientific & Technological Achievements Exhibition Hall, listened to the report about CAST’s efforts in technical support, technological innovation and commercialization in aviation safety, development planning, operational technology and new navigation technologies, and discussed how to further the development of CAST.

Dong Zhiyi pointed out that the development of civil aviation has to rely on technical innovation for breakthroughs, safety shall be technology based and efficiency shall be innovation based. He encouraged CAST to continue to do a good job in building an institute of basic technology research, applied technology development, commercialization of research achievements, and technical policy & service Think Tank. Market-orientation shall be pursued to strengthen reform and innovation, expedite the research, promotion and application of new technologies with proprietary intellectual property rights, and play a better role in spearheading and supporting the industry development. As to the establishment of Civil Aviation Development Planning & Research Institute, the institute shall make great efforts in cultivating leading talents in industry strategic planning, explore a road for industry Think Tank development with characteristics of China’s civil aviation, and make more contributions to the building of a country with a strong civil aviation industry.

Chiefs from CAST said they would earnestly implement CAAC leadership’s instructions, deepen the reform, solidly advance the establishment of Civil Aviation Development Planning & Research Institute, and provide effective support for industrial development.

Relevant chief officials from CAAC’s Department of General Affairs, Department of Development Planning, Department of Finance, Department of Personnel, Science & Technology and Education, Department of Airport also attended the survey and meeting.