The home-grown Chinese C919 passenger jet was an aviation milestone but China was hoping to accelerate development of its engine technology with a Ukrainian acquisition. Photo: AFP The home-grown Chinese C919 passenger jet was an aviation milestone but China was hoping to accelerate development of its engine technology with a Ukrainian acquisition. Photo: AFP
The home-grown Chinese C919 passenger jet was an aviation milestone but China was hoping to accelerate development of its engine technology with a Ukrainian acquisition. Photo: AFP

China plans for home-grown aviation excellence hit by Ukraine sanctions

  • Kiev bans Chinese company Skyrizon’s bid for jet engine maker Motor Sich but experts say China’s ambitions will be slowed not stopped
  • The eastern European country is caught in the middle of US-China rivalry, but currently may need Washington’s support more

Topic |   US-China relations
The home-grown Chinese C919 passenger jet was an aviation milestone but China was hoping to accelerate development of its engine technology with a Ukrainian acquisition. Photo: AFP The home-grown Chinese C919 passenger jet was an aviation milestone but China was hoping to accelerate development of its engine technology with a Ukrainian acquisition. Photo: AFP
The home-grown Chinese C919 passenger jet was an aviation milestone but China was hoping to accelerate development of its engine technology with a Ukrainian acquisition. Photo: AFP
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