Photo: Zihao Leng
Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) delivered the sixth ARJ21 aircraft to Chengdu Airlines in Nantong, Jiangsu province on August 24th, 2018.
ARJ21 aircraft took off from Nantong Xingdong International Airport on the same day, and arrived at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport.
The aircraft completed one delivery flight test in Nantong before flying to Chengdu to check the capacity of each system of the aircraft and passed CAAC certification
After the procedures such as test data validation by the customer and customization the aircraft successfully obtained the Standard Airworthiness Certificate (AC) for civil aircraft.
This brand new ARJ21 aircraft is purchased by ICBC Leasing and leased to Chengdu Airlines. It is the fourth time to deliver an ARJ21 aircraft in the form of leaseback. This aircraft is in two-class layout with 78 seats.