Detail design of the Comac C919 narrowbody airliner is going ahead without immediate participation by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), which is declining to become involved until its certification processes win endorsement from the FAA, possibly late this year. If the CAAC takes a tough attitude, it could insist that Comac slow down detail design, pending ARJ21 certification, says Chaker Chahrour, VP of engine supplier CFM. “It is the single biggest risk in the ...


"C919 Detail Design Proceeds, So Far, Without CAAC Involvement" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.