Most of the parts are currently imported from foreign manufacturers, though China is hoping to produce its own indigenous engine for the C919. Photo: Xinhua Most of the parts are currently imported from foreign manufacturers, though China is hoping to produce its own indigenous engine for the C919. Photo: Xinhua
Most of the parts are currently imported from foreign manufacturers, though China is hoping to produce its own indigenous engine for the C919. Photo: Xinhua
Aviation

C919: China’s home-grown aircraft on course to be certified by end of 2021, designer says

  • The Chinese government formed the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) in 2008 to design and build the single-aisle C919
  • China Eastern Airlines signed a deal with Comac to buy five C919 jets on Monday

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Most of the parts are currently imported from foreign manufacturers, though China is hoping to produce its own indigenous engine for the C919. Photo: Xinhua Most of the parts are currently imported from foreign manufacturers, though China is hoping to produce its own indigenous engine for the C919. Photo: Xinhua
Most of the parts are currently imported from foreign manufacturers, though China is hoping to produce its own indigenous engine for the C919. Photo: Xinhua
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