With its first C919 flight-test aircraft now in final assembly, Comac plans to roll out the aircraft in less than one year and is trying to prepare it for a first flight in late 2015. Construction of the second flight-test aircraft is following about half a year behind the first. For the 2014 Air Show China in Zhuhai Nov. 11-16, the C919 will appear again as a mock-up and models; but there is a good chance that one of its prototypes will overfly the 2016 show as China’s first ...

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