China's two principal state-owned aircraft makers, AVIC I and AVIC II, are planning to restructure in order to pave the way for the realization of the country's ambition to manufacture and market a "jumbo" commercial aircraft. According to AVIC I Vice MD Gu Huizhong, China's Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense and other relevant government organs already are examining the restructuring plan. With development of a "jumbo aircraft" atop the agenda (ATWOnline, ...

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