Comac C919 Makes First Flight

Credit: Chen Cheng
The Comac C919 narrowbody airliner flew for the first time on May 5, taking off from Shanghai for a 79-min. flight that took it to an altitude of 3,000 m (10,000 ft.). The flight achieved all test objectives, says Comac. Flying characteristics were normal, the test pilot who commanded the mission...

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