11 January 2015

Directory of Foreign Aviation Companies in China: Commercial and Defense

Defense News Asia Bureau Chief Wendell Minnick has published an 800-page directory on foreign aviation companies doing business in China (commercial and defense). The book includes the names of Chinese agents handling the company account, press releases, chronologies, speeches, and index. Directory of Foreign Aviation Companies in China: Commercial and Defense is available via Amazon.

Wendell Minnick, Directory of Foreign Aviation Companies in China: Commercial and Defense (Scotts Valley, CA: CreateSpace, 2014).

This book contains 175 names of foreign companies from 23 countries doing business in China’s aviation industry. The author attended the 2006, 2010, and 2012 Zhuhai Airshows. Each listing includes the names of companies exhibiting at Zhuhai and is augmented with data from the corporate website, which often includes press releases and other background materials, including the Chinese agent or agency handling the company account. At 800 pages with an index, suggested reading list, and a list of Chinese aviation shows and conferences. This directory is the only resource available. The directory contains both commercial and defense companies and their products. The following countries are covered: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Italy, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Wendell Minnick (顏文德), B.S., M.A., is an author, commentator, journalist and speaker who has spent two decades covering military and security issues in Asia, including one book on intelligence and over 1,000 articles. Since 2006, Minnick has served as the Asia Bureau Chief for Defense News. From 2000-2006, the author served as the Taiwan Correspondent for Jane’s Defence Weekly. Minnick’s first book, Spies and Provocateurs: A Worldwide Encyclopedia of Persons Conducting Espionage and Covert Action, 1946-1991, continues to be a benchmark for Cold War research on espionage 20 years after publication. Periodicals in which Minnick has published include Afghanistan Forum, Air Force Times, Army, Army Times, Asian Profile, Asian Thought and Society, Asia Times, BBC, C4ISR Journal, Chicago South Asia Newsletter, Defense News, Far Eastern Economic Review, International Peacekeeping, Jane’s Airport Review, Jane’s Asian Infrastructure, Jane’s Defence Upgrades, Jane’s Defence Weekly, Jane’s Intelligence Review, Jane’s Missiles and Rockets, Jane’s Navy International, Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Journal of Asian History, Journal of Chinese Religions, Journal of Oriental Studies, Journal of Political and Military Sociology, Journal of Security Administration, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Marine Corps Times, Military Intelligence, Military Review, Nation Shield, Navy Times, Pacific Affairs, Powerlifting USA, South Asia In Review, Taipei Times, Towson State Journal of International Affairs, and The Writer.