C919 takes off: China shows off its first home-grown passenger jet

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C919 takes off: China shows off its first home-grown passenger jet

C919: first delivery to China Eastern Airlines marks aviation milestone

  • The plane, with a flight number MU919, had 164 seats and was painted with ‘the world’s first C919’ on its side in Chinese and English
  • The passenger jet is expected to meet its final requirements in the spring of next year, after which it will be put into commercial operation

C919 takes off: China shows off its first home-grown passenger jet

01:48

C919 takes off: China shows off its first home-grown passenger jet

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