COMMERCIAL AVIATION China’s first C919 airliner is ready for ground testing after being rolled out in Shanghai on Nov. 2, says manufacturer Comac. First flight is planned for 2016, but no date is given for entry into service of the 158-seat narrowbody. Deliveries were originally planned for 2016, but 2019-20 now appears likely. The first E-Jet E2 regional airliner, an E190-E2, has entered final assembly at Embraer’s San Jose dos Campos facility in Brazil. The aircraft will fly ...


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