The C919 is in a phase called ‘batch production’, where each plane requires a sign-off by the regulator. Photo: AFP The C919 is in a phase called ‘batch production’, where each plane requires a sign-off by the regulator. Photo: AFP
The C919 is in a phase called ‘batch production’, where each plane requires a sign-off by the regulator. Photo: AFP
Aviation

China’s home-grown C919 aircraft hit by tough US export controls, limiting threat to Airbus and Boeing

  • The United States requires special licences to export parts and technology assistance to any company with ties to the Chinese military
  • The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) has been unable to get timely help from suppliers and is reported to have run out of some spare parts

Topic |   Aviation
The C919 is in a phase called ‘batch production’, where each plane requires a sign-off by the regulator. Photo: AFP The C919 is in a phase called ‘batch production’, where each plane requires a sign-off by the regulator. Photo: AFP
The C919 is in a phase called ‘batch production’, where each plane requires a sign-off by the regulator. Photo: AFP
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