Comac Will Not Meet 2016 Target For C919 First Flight

Credit: Bradley Perrett
BEIJING—Comac will not meet its stated target of flying the first flight-test aircraft of its C919 program this year, industry sources say, as the company concedes that a 2017 first flight is possible. The aircraft is most likely to fly around April 2017—perhaps later—the sources said. The slippage...

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