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2008-06-17 15:00:38

China's aviation makers start consolidation for large jet building BEIJING, June 16 (Xinhua) -- China began the restructuring of its aviation industry by consolidating the two leading state-owned aircraft designers and producers. China aviation industry group corporation will emerge after the re-merging of the China Aviation Industry Corporation I (AVIC I) and the China Aviation Industry Corporation II (AVIC II), two state- owned enterprises spun off in 1999 from the former Aviation...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'