Challenged in getting FAA endorsement for the Chinese certification of the C919 narrowbody airliner, Comac is raising the possibility of relying instead on the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The Chinese manufacturer is also playing down the immediate prospects for foreign sales of type, emphasizing that the program always aimed at initially supplying the domestic market. Comac and suppliers have begun making detail parts for the first C919, Dang Tiehong, deputy general ...

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