U.S. Considers Halting Leap-1C Shipments to China’s Comac

C919 aircraft
Credit: COMAC
SYDNEY and WASHINGTON—The U.S. government may not renew General Electric’s export license to supply CFM Leap-1C engines to Comac—a move that could further delay the Chinese company’s C919 narrowbody program while putting a minor dent in the Leap program’s order book. GE, a 50-50 partner with France...
Bradley Perrett

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

Sean Broderick

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