China’s Comac doubles down on C919 jet certification date

Published Sep 28 2021 at 1:00 PM GMT
  • Self-sufficiency is one of the key themes at China’s biggest air show, which opened in the southern city of Zhuhai on Tuesday after a pandemic-induced delay.
  • Among the exhibitors is Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (Comac), the state-owned manufacturer of the C919 jetliner.
  • China has spent tens of billions of dollars developing the C919 jet, which is designed to compete with the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320.
  • But the C919 has faced headwinds, with tough US export rules threatening to delay….



  • Published Sep 28, 2021 1:00 PM GMT