Game of Drones: Markus Scherer on China’s Commercial Drone Industry | New GA Tech

ASG’s Max Buirski sits down with Ipsos Consulting Director Markus Scherer to discuss his recent whitepaper on drone use in China’s agricultural sector, the size of the commercial drone industry, China’s role in the market, which rotorcraft missions are at risk of being disrupted and why the future is in software. This is the first in a series from Asian Sky Media on “New GA Tech”, covering the impact of technology on general aviation and urban mobility in Asia Pacific. 

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Repo Man: Paul Jebely on Business Jet Financing in Asia

ASG’s Max Buirski sits down with aviation legal expert and Pillsbury Winthrop partner Paul Jebely to discuss repossessing aircraft in Asia, distressed business jet sales in China, the impact of stricter KYC requirements, why transactions are so complicated these days and the value of good advice.  Then later they discuss how Paul got started in the business, the importance of actually calling people and why he doesn’t use a wireless keyboard.

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Present at the Creation, an Interview with Wu Zhendong, Part 1

In Part 1 of an ongoing conversation, ASG’s Max Buirski sits down with Avion Pacific CEO and new ASBAA Chairperson Wu Zhendong to talk about his path to becoming a successful entrepreneur during the opening up of China in the 1980’s, what things were like in the early days of China’s general aviation industry and the importance of recognizing when you’re in the right place at the right time.  They also touch on the Sino-US relationship and Mr. Wu’s goals for ASBAA, before wrapping up with a semi deep dive into the Chinese helicopter market.

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