COMAC’s First Production C919 Takes Flight; Price Higher Than Estimate

C919
MSN007 departing Shanghai for its first flight.
Credit: State media Xinhua
SINGAPORE—COMAC’s initial production C919 took flight for the first time on May 14 as the narrowbody nears entry to commercial service after years of delay. The aircraft—MSN007—took off from Shanghai Pudong at 6:52 a.m. local time. After a 3-hr. 2-min. flight, the aircraft returned to the airport...

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