The afternoon of May 11, James Fallows came online to chat with readers about China and aviation, two topics at the heart of his new book, China Airborne. The chat is now closed, but you can read the transcript below. Also check out our special report China Takes Off, featuring excerpts from Fallows's book and much more.
"The river was our source of water. Now, the people won't touch it. They are repulsed by it."