The C919 is a narrow-body jet being built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), a state-owned company based in Shanghai, to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Bloomberg The C919 is a narrow-body jet being built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), a state-owned company based in Shanghai, to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Bloomberg
The C919 is a narrow-body jet being built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), a state-owned company based in Shanghai, to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Bloomberg
Aviation

China’s first C919 aircraft bound for China Eastern Airlines to enter final assembly

  • The Chinese government formed the Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC) in 2008 to design and build the single-aisle C919
  • COMAC hopes to obtain a type certificate, which certifies the model as airworthy, by the end of the year

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The C919 is a narrow-body jet being built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), a state-owned company based in Shanghai, to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Bloomberg The C919 is a narrow-body jet being built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), a state-owned company based in Shanghai, to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Bloomberg
The C919 is a narrow-body jet being built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), a state-owned company based in Shanghai, to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320. Photo: Bloomberg
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