China’s COMAC first delivery of C919 pushed for 2021

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) said on February 6, 2018, that it is targeting 2021 for the first delivery of its C919 single-aisle jet, despite delays in production and flight testing. It has been a decade-long effort to build an airliner that Beijing hopes will compete against Boeing and Airbus. Lu Zheng, COMAC’s […]

C919 completes final ground test, closer to first flight

China’s homegrown commercial jet COMAC C919 has completed a series of high-speed taxi tests which bring the much-anticipated commercial jet closer to its maiden flight. The first test was taken on April 16, 2017, and the fourth test was performed on April 23, 2017, at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). According to CNN Money, the […]