Comac Authorized For C919 Flight

Credit: Comac
BEIJING—Comac has completed taxi testing of the first C919 narrowbody airliner prototype, and received authorization from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to conduct the first flight. In the final taxi tests, the first—and so far only—C919 prototype lifted its nose gear in fast runs at...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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