Comac C919 And UAC MC-21 Hit New Delays

MC-21 test aircraft
When China launched the C919 narrowbody in 2008, it was looking at first deliveries in 2016. Five years later, the aircraft is far from even being certified. When Russia launched the MC-21 narrowbody in 2007, its manufacturer Irkut also expected to hand over the first aircraft in 2016. But...
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