China’s AECC Completes CJ-1000 Engine Program Demonstrator

BEIJING—China’s state aero-engine company has built the first test turbofan for its CJ-1000, which is being developed to power the Comac C919 narrowbody aircraft. The test unit, designated CJ-1000AX, is evidently a technology demonstrator that first was supposed to run in 2015 and then 2016. If...

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