China’s first home-grown passenger jet is certified to fly after 5 years of tests

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China’s first home-grown passenger jet is certified to fly after 5 years of tests

Aviation

C919 passenger jet certified to fly as Xi Jinping urges China to ‘climb to top of science, technology’

  • China’s home-grown C919 narrow-body passenger jet has been certified to fly, state media confirmed on Friday
  • Single-aisle C919, manufactured by the state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), is expected to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320

China’s first home-grown passenger jet is certified to fly after 5 years of tests

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China’s first home-grown passenger jet is certified to fly after 5 years of tests

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