Zhuhai, China—The objective of making the first flight of the new CRAIC CR929 widebody in 2023 should be regarded as firm, United Aircraft Corp. (UAC) President Yuri Sluysar said. However, aiming to deliver the aircraft in 2025, as UAC’s partner in the CRAIC Consortium, Comac, has suggested, is a little too hopeful, UAC said. The aircraft has grown during concept design and did so one last time as its configuration was fixed in June, figures supplied by UAC revealed. The ...

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