A Comac C919 aircraft under assembly at the company’s facility in Shanghai. The plane is not expected to enter operation until 2021 – six years behind its original delivery date of 2015. Photo: Bloomberg

No take-off imminent for China’s aircraft sector, panel discussion in Washington told

Foreign companies provide crucial systems to the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, whose planes cannot yet compete with industry giants Boeing and Airbus

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A Comac C919 aircraft under assembly at the company’s facility in Shanghai. The plane is not expected to enter operation until 2021 – six years behind its original delivery date of 2015. Photo: Bloomberg
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