The Comac C919, China’s first single-aisle passenger jet, took off from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on November 10, 2017. Photo: AFP.
The Comac C919, China’s first single-aisle passenger jet, took off from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on November 10, 2017. Photo: AFP.
Aviation

China’s rival to Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 completes its first pre-delivery Shanghai test flight ahead of handover to customer

  • Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (Comac), the state-owned jet maker of C919, said the plane completed a three-hour test flight in Shanghai on Saturday
  • The test flight came at a time when Shanghai has yet to emerge from its lockdown of the Covid-19

The Comac C919, China’s first single-aisle passenger jet, took off from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on November 10, 2017. Photo: AFP.
The Comac C919, China’s first single-aisle passenger jet, took off from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on November 10, 2017. Photo: AFP.
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