On the 15th of June 2011 Mr. Jin Zhuanlong, President of Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) paid a visit to DNW in Amsterdam. Members of his delegation were, amongst others, President Guo Bohzi of COMAC’s Research institute SADRI and President Xu Qinghong of COMAC-SACSC.
The honorable visitors were welcomed by Prof. Georg Eitelberg, Director of DNW, and Mr. Michel Peters, Chairman of the DNW Board and General Director of the National Aerospace Laboratory NLR.
The discussions started with an overview of the capabilities of DNW given by Georg Eitelberg, focusing on the importance of continuous improvement in order to be able to offer customers cutting edge measuring technology. He further pointed out the existing long term relationship with COMAC, which had already started during the early stages of the ARJ21 development.
President Jin gave a comprehensive introduction of COMAC, and pointed out that the excellent facilities and knowledge of DNW are a perfect support to fulfill these ambitions. He expressed the wish to enter a long term strategic cooperation with DNW.