Aircraft Orders and Deliveries
The Comac C919 after receiving its type inspection authorization. (Photo: Comac)

First COMAC C919 Sets to Deliver by the End of 2021

The first deliverable COMAC C919, a Chinese-designed narrow-body jet, is now entering the final assembly process at the manufacturer’s Shanghai factory, aiming for a year-end delivery for this highly anticipated jet. China Eastern will be the owner of the first C919, and its maiden flight is projected to take off in the first half of 2022. [caption id="attachment_12575" align="aligncenter" width="510"] The C919 roll out marked a milestone for Comac. (Photo: Zhang Anchao/Comac)[/caption] According to the news shared by the Eastern…

Comac C919 Enters Final Testing Phase

Chinese aircraft manufacturer Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China — shortened to Comac — has received the type inspection authorization for its C919 narrowbody aircraft, allowing it to move to the final phase of flight testing and eventual certification, FlightGlobal reports. Comac will promptly begin testing the aircraft, and it hopes…