BEIJING—Avic-unit Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (CACC) at Chengdu has completed the nose of the first Comac C919, apparently the first flight-test aircraft of the program. The delivery, at least two months later than expected in April, looks consistent with a revised program schedule announced in May that targeted a first flight at the end of next year and a first delivery in 2018. The structural design of the nose has broken new ground by incorporating a load-bearing ...

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