The National People's Political Consulate and Economic Policy Committee Director Zhou Bohua Carried out Research in Zhuzhou
The National People's Political Consulate and Economic Policy Committee director Zhou Bohua accompanied by Zhuzhou municipal party secretary Mao Tengfei, the Mayor Yang weiguo, Sunward general manager Chen Gang, Sunward Technology general manager Zou Xiangfu etc came to Zhuzhou to carry out special research regarding “creating power manufacturing accumulation area” on 8th to 9th November.
Research Group was Visiting Aircraft Display Area
The research group came to Sunward Technology in the morning of 8th. As one of the representatives of Aviation enterprises among Zhuzhou three main industries, Sunward Technology has gradually become mature on technical innovation, manufacturing, operation etc. Zhou Bohua, the former mayor of Zhuzhou and governor of Hunan was amazed when he saw rows of Sunward SA60L light sport aircrafts developed by local enterprise. He indicated that the products with independent intelligent property need to continue to insist innovation and green development during 2025 opportunity. Meanwhile, the 5-seater aircraft just made its appearance in Zhuhai aviation exhibition in 2016 and was highly appraised by the research group.
Sunward SA160 5-seater Aircraft
SA160 5-seater Aircraft Visit
The Old Mayor Zhou Bohua was Listening to Introduction
Sunward SA160 is the first full carbon fibre composite 5-seater piston aircraft in China, and is also an innovation masterpiece by which Sunward Technology promoted R & D strength and manufacture level. Zhou Bohua listened related introduction whilst walking. He appreciated Sunward’s foresight and innovation spirit in general aviation field.2016-11-09 | View：6
Sunward SA160 Successfully Rolled off the Production Line
The brand new 5-seater aircraft SA160 developed by Sunward Technology officially rolled off the production line on 28th October and will go to take part in the 11th Zhuhai air show. This is another masterpiece of national brand forged by Sunward Technology which will open a new chapter for Chinese private aircraft consumption.
The roll off production line ceremony started at 10:28 am and the general manager was making a speech.
Sunward Group Chairman Mr He Qinghua was making a speech
The chairman of Sunward Group Mr He Qinghua made an introduction of product design, characteristics as well as market prospect. He indicated that SA160 5-seater aircraft is the new achievement after more than a decade’s studying and accumulation. It is also the first 5-seater piston aircraft with full carbon fiber composite structure in China. This aircraft was developed in accordance with CAAC 23 requirements with complete self intellectual property right, which is a high-end private aircraft owning elegant appearance and excellent flight performances.
Sunward Technology leaders were uncovering the red curtain to show Sunward SA160
SA160 will set up a brand new benchmarking with new design considerations, world top-class intelligent hardware configuration, ultra safety security and comfortable driving experience!
Safe driving experience with strong power:
310HP ContinentalI-550N engine and Hazar three-blade constant speed propeller are used for this aircraft. The aerodynamic profile was optimized for many times with low resistance and lift efficiency. It has cruise speed of 360km/h and 2000km’s standard voyage. The airframe is equipped with parachute. The overall structure is made of high strength carbon fiber reinforced composite material with ultra safety.
Trial Driving Experience
Brand new design considerations with elegance:
Based on SA60L elegant design style, it is designed with 3 doors where the pilot and passengers can pass in/out conveniently. The standard equipment has 5 seats, and also can be upgraded to 7 (3+2+2) seats arrangement.
Innovative 3-door design
World top-class intelligent hardware with happy sharing:
Use world top-class Garmin electronic flight instrument system, equip with GPS, communication, global positioning, ADS-B responder, and Bluetooth to monitor flight information accurately.
World Top-class Electronic Flight Instrument System
Sunward SA160 will be the ideal aircraft for family private traveling and short distance business flight.
Sunward Technology is continuously exploring with originality at the road of general aviation manufacture. Currently many manned light sport aircraft and UAV products have filled in domestic blank. The company has acquired more than 30 patents, undertaken many technical innovative projects at provincial and ministerial-level, and obtained honors such as “The First Term Chinese Excellent Industrial Design Golden Prize”, “Chinese Patent Excellence Award” etc. In 2011, SA60L independently developed by Sunward Technology became the first light sport aircraft with full carbon fiber composite material which passed the airworthiness certification issued by CAAC. The company possesses light sport aircraft model certification, production certification, 147 aircraft training qualification, civil UAV system driver training qualification, sport aircraft maintenance qualification exam site, and sport driver license exam site. It is the rare Chinese high-tech private enterprise which owns all the aforementioned civil aviation qualifications. After more than a decade’s accumulation, it has formed a competitive system including R & D, manufacture, and general aviation operation.
Group Photo of Sunward Family and 5-seater Aircraft2016-10-28 | View：6
Sunward SA60L aircraft were delivered to Sichuan Tuofeng General Aviation
Two Sunward SA60L aircrafts were delivered to Sichuan Tuofeng Luodai airport on 20th October, 2016
Sunward SA60L which was introduced by Sichuan Tuofeng General Aviation is mainly used for fixed wing sport license training. It also marks that Tuofeng General Aviation will become the first general aviation enterprise owning helicopter private & business license training and fixed wing sport license training in southwest area.
The vice general manager of Sunward Technology Mr Xiao Huangxing indicated that we will fully support Sichuan Tuofeng General Aviation in carrying on fixed wing sport license training, flight experience and flight operation by relying on Sunward’s industry chain strength covering R&D, manufacture, test flight, and general aviation operation. We will make full use of local advantage of national brand, provide rapid and high-class after-sales service as well as industrial assistance!
The instructor Ms Zhao from Sichuan Tuofeng General Aviation was explaining SA60L aircraft for flying enthusiast
An Italian pilot came across and praised the homemade Sunward aircraft
Friends in southwest area will be able to enjoy chafing dish, singing and driving SA60L to see Chengdu in the air
SA60L, made by Sunward Technology, is the first light sport aircraft owning full intellectual property in China, and the first aircraft obtaining airworthiness certification as well as production certification issued by CAAC. It was awarded the industrial design golden prize in 2012; the first light sport aircraft performance team in China was established and carried out aerobatic flight at Zhuzhai international aviation exhibition in 2014; and Sunward Technology will introduce our SA160 five-seat aircraft with innovation and surprise at Zhuhai international aviation exhibition in 2016.2016-10-24 | View：11
“Reading China, Gorgeous Xiaoxiang” Nearly One Hundred University Overseas Students Visited Sunward Technology
Nearly one hundred university overseas students who come from 30 countries studying in priority universities in Hunan Province such as Central South University, Hunan University etc came to Sunward Technology to carry out social experience activity of “Reading China, Gorgeous Xiaoxiang” on 16th October.
Sunward Technology firstly made an introduction of basic company information and production & operation status, then organized these students to watch aerobatic flight. SA60L light sport aircraft developed by ourselves smoothly finished a series of maneuvering actions such as low pass, steep turns, dive, continuous somersault, roll etc, which made these students and teachers feel amazed.
By experience Chinese brand Sunward SA60L light sport aircrafts, these overseas students obtained field feeling of Sunward Technology’s independent R&D ability and lean production innovation practice spirit. We hope it helped the students to further understand a real China.2016-10-16 | View：5
Hunan CPPCC Chairman Li Weiwei Visited Sunward Technology
Li Weiwei, the member of the national committee of CPPCC and Hunan CPPCC chairman, acted as “group leader”, led a delegation to visit Sunward Technology for research regarding “deepening of the reform of state-owned enterprises, promotion of mixed ownership economy development” on 12th September. She was accompanied by Zhuzhou municipal party secretary Mao Tengfei, Zhuzhou deputy party secretary and mayor Yang Weiguo.
As the important social capital brought by zhuzhou “a hundred billion aviation industry”, Sunward Technology was highly recognized by Li Weiwei. The president of Sunward Technology Mr He Qianghua introduced company development history and main products’ excellent performances to Li Weiwei and delegation.
Under mixed ownership economy environment, Sunward Technology brought in state-owned capital-Hunan Xiangtou High-tech VC Co., Ltd and New Lusong Costume Investment and Management Co., Ltd in 2015 with approximate 16% stock. Sunward Technology was highly appraised by the delegation for its foresight and promotion role in general aviation. They emphasized that we need to tightly seize reform development opportunity, and do well on R & D work to push technology innovation. In particular, we need to grasp the market advantage of existing independently innovative product i.e 2-seater light sport aircraft, push R & D of 4-seater aircraft, and further enlarge market share of industrial grade UAV to make state-owned capital play a great role in facilitating high-tech innovation and industrial cluster development.
Watching Aerobatic Show2016-09-12 | View：3
SA60L Aircraft Delivery to Beijing Boyi General Aviation Ceremony
Aircraft delivery ceremony was held at 10:18 am on 12th August
Aircraft delivery ceremony was held at 10:18 am on 12th August
The first aircraft delivery ceremony was held between Sunward Technology and Beijing Boyi General Aviation at Zhuzhou Sunward aviation industry base on 12th August 2016.
The vice general manager of Sunward Technology Mr Xiao Huangxing indicated that we will support Beijing Boyi General Aviation to carry out sport license training, flight experience and general aviation flight activities in Beijing, relied on general aviation industry base which is rare in China with core competitiveness, integrated with aviation R & D, manufacture, test flight, and general aviation operation industrial chain. We also will make full use of national brand advantage to provide quick excellent after-sales service and industry assistance!
The chairman of Beijing Boyi General Aviation Mr Du mentioned he has been concerned about Sunward SA60L light sport aircraft for many years. This aircraft’s performance and safety has reached international advanced level. Its economical efficiency and adaptation can fully satisfy sport license training, flight experience and general aviation flight task. The excellent timely after-sales made him fly without worry. Bejing Boyi General Aviation will strive to forge a general aviation benchmarking enterprise in Beijing which is engaged in sport license training, flight experience and aerial survey.
Sunward SA60L is the first light sport aircraft in China with full intellectual property developed by Sunward Technology, and also the first aircraft which obtained airworthiness and production certification from CAAC; it won the industrial design gold prize in 2012; the first light sport aircraft aerobatic team was established in 2014 and carried out aerobatic flight at Zhuhai international airplane exhibition in 2014; and Sunward Technology will show Sunward 4-seater aircraft at Zhuhai international airplane exhibition as well in 2016.2016-08-12 | View：3
Sunward SA60L-T Plateau Edition Light Sport Aircraft Test Flight was Approved
SA60L-T plateau edition light sport aircraft independent developed by Sunward Technology underwent 6-day high altitude test flight accreditation at an airport of Qujing, Yunnan on 4th August. With 1860m test flight airport altitude and more than 20 subjects of test flight, it finished ground inspection commissioning, static tensile test, and proving flight etc. The test flight result showed this aircraft has superior flight performance, excellent controllability, and is able to meet high altitude flight. It is expected to be sold in September.
Gas-pressure Meter used for Plateau
Ready for Static Tensile Test
SA60L-T plateau edition light sport aircraft continues to adopt SA60L light sport aircraft’s aerodynamic configuration and main structure, and only change naturally aspirated engine Rotax912ULS into Rotax 914, so it can ensure the integral structural reliability and improve the high altitude performance of whole aircraft. Under 1860m altitude and maximum take-off weight configuration, it can achieve 230m take-off distance, 260m landing distance, 5.5m/s maximum climb rate. Even at 4000m standard height, it still can reach 3m/s climb rate, maximum 210km/h cruising speed, minimum 78km/h stalling speed. SA60L-T became the new member of SA60L light sport aircraft whose on-sale series covers SA60L light sport edition, SA60L deluxe edition, SA60L aerial photo edition, SA60L remote sensing edition, SA60L bird repellent edition, and SA60L plateau.2016-08-11 | View：7
“Thunderbolt” Police UAV was Successfully Delivered to Jishou Public Security Bureau
“Thunderbolt” participated in bid, competed with other two UAV manufacturers of Shenzhen
UAV project was accepted by leaders of Jishou Public Security Bureau
“Thunderbolt” took part in anti-terrorist & exploder clearing simulation drilling
The regimental police was operating “thunderbolt”. It was approaching suspicious cars for short distance detecting to confirm explosive position and shape etc. After detection, the UAV continued to keep high altitude surveillance to carry out real time monitoring against peripheral circumstance and suspicious.
“Thunderbolt” was showing extraordinary capability at policing operating mechanism reform site of Xiangxi Autonomous Prefecture public security organ
Sunward Technology “thunderbolt” UAV system was successfully delivered to Jishou Public Security Bureau on 9th August 2016. During the acceptance process, the UAV’s performances, function modules etc were accurately confirmed and highly praised by Jishou Public Security Bureau and both parties will continue to keep in touch for upgrades work.
Hunan Sunward Science and Technology Co., Ltd is the subsidiary of Sunward Intelligent Equipment Group (stock code:002097), which is specialized in R & D, manufacture, sales, and operation of manned aircraft and unmanned aircraft in aviation field. Sunward “thunderbolt” is the UAV integrated solution specially for police and military demand; this system was designed and produced according to military standard with long endurance and high reliability etc. “Thunderbolts” have been bulk supplied to military and Public Security Bureau. It can be equipped with devices such as aerial photography, infrared, wireless propaganda etc which is widely applied to aerial reconnaissance, maintaining stability etc.2016-08-10 | View：3
Chinese “Test Flight Hero” Huang Bingxin Examined Sunward SA60L Aircraft Light Sport Aircraft
Mr Huang and Hou Min were Having Group Photo on SA60L
Sunward Technology chief pilot Hou Min and “test flight hero” Huang Bingxin drove Sunward SA60L light sport aircraft and carried out a wonderful “flight experience” on 23rd May 2016. Maneuvering flights such as pass, steep turns etc made this meritorious test pilot of 40 years’ test flight experience have boundless feeling. He praised that our aircraft is indeed a good one with small noise and simple operation.
Mr Huang came to Sunward with Shandong and Inner Mongolia clients this time to examined Sunward light sport aircraft, was deeply aware of Sunward Technology’s product and enterprise strength and sought for further cooperation between both parties.
The client Chairman Zhou from Shandong and Sunward Technology came to an initial agency agreement, and Mr Yu from Inner Mongolia indicated that he will expedite the progress of purchasing SA60L aircraft to possess his own SA60L; meanwhile Mr Huang had intention to take a lead to build Sunward Technology aircraft alliance in order to realize win-win development of Sunward Technology and clients.
Mr Huang and Sunward Aviatress were Taking Group Photo
Self-introduction of Huang Bingxin:
He was born at Nanyang, Henan in 1948. He joined the air force in 1964. In 1985, Huang Bingxin was promoted to be a test flight colonel. During that time, Huang Bingxin not only successively undertook all the new type aircraft tests and identification flight tasks, but also successfully participated in important type test flights. He has accurate judgment, courageous and wise, was often able to head off a danger, and flight accidents never happen to him. He created the miracle in Chinese even in overseas aircraft history. He successively obtained second-class merits for twice and three-class merits for eight times. He was awarded title of “test flight hero” by Central Military Commission in 27th April 1988 and became the first batch of “meritorious test pilot” in 1991. Now he is the senior consultant of Chinese flight test research institute.2016-05-24 | View：5
Airworthiness Certification Personnel from European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and General Administration of Civil Aviation of China（CAAC）Came to Sunward Technology to Made a Joint Review
The vice inspector of CAAC airworthiness department Wang Jingling, leaders of airworthiness department of CAAC central-south administration as well as three EASA experts who are responsible for TC & PC review came to Sunward Technology to make a system review on 12th May 2016. Sunward Technology is the sole complete aircraft manufacturer representative in central south area who was jointly reviewed by CAAC and EASA.
Sunward Technology general manager Mr Zou Xiangfu made an instruction for company profile, light sport aircraft certification and PC certification in the morning, then they visited component production workshop and general assembly production line.
EASA experts carried out comprehensive review to Sunward Technology’s design and manufacture. Sunward Technology’s good operation of design assurance system and quality control system was highly praised by EASA experts. This Sino-European bilateral joint review will further promote the progress of airworthiness certification mutual recognition. Therefore, many civil aviation manufacturing enterprises represented by Sunward Technology will step into greater development.2016-05-22 | View：2