Sitting on the south bank of the Jialingjiang River, the ancient buildings of Hongyadong - famous for its resemblance to the bathhouse in the Oscar-winning animation Spirited Away - are a must-see landmark in Chongqing.
Zhang Ke moved to Chongqing a year ago, after spending two years in Beijing.
Chongqing is one of more than 20 provincial areas or cities across China that have devised plans to explore the general aviation industry.
Chongqing Liangjiang New Area, an emerging hot investment destination in interior China, is aiming to maintain 20 percent annual GDP growth over the next eight years to drive development of the country's vast underdeveloped western region.
Like his great-grandfather's cousin Yung Wing - the first Chinese student to graduate from an American university, Yale College, in 1854 - Antonio Yung felt obligated to give something back to China.
Chongqing has more reasons
to be optimistic.
Chongqing lies at the convergence of the Yangtze and Jialing rivers.