China-Russia Widebody Project Faces New Hurdles

Comac CR 929-600 aircraft
The Craic CR929 is officially planned to fly for the first time in 2023, a timeline that is becoming increasingly elusive.
Credit: Comac
The president of Russia’s United Aircraft Corp. says Russia and China are going to revise their joint widebody project, the Craic CR929, due to the added pressure of Western sanctions imposed on Russia as a consequence of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia proposes dropping Western suppliers...

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