Tag: COMAC C919

Is Chinese C919 Strong Enough To Be Internationally Acknowledged?

Reading Time: 4 minutes By introducing the C919 airliner to the public during its maiden flight on 5th May China made a brave step into the niche market of medium-haul aircraft. However, experts say that even despite possible dumping it will be difficult to compete with Boeing and Airbus. Entering the market The C919 developed by Commercial Aircraft Corp. […]

COMAC Plans 1Q Maiden Flight for C919

Reading Time: 1 minute China’s Commercial Aircraft Corp. (COMAC) is planning a 2017 first quarter inaugural flight for the C919 narrowbody, although no more specific date has been given. The 158-seat airliner has seen several delays. The original schedule would have seen the aircraft make its maiden flight in 2014 followed by delivery to Chengdu Airlines. But program delays […]

China Goes All Out to Become ‘Global Aviation Power’

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chinese leadership views investing in domestic aviation, both civilian and military, as one of the country’s top priorities in hopes that this will help Beijing improve its manufacturing industry, boost innovation and improve national defense, Xinhua reported. Geng Ruguang, Executive Vice President of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), described aviation industry as the […]

What Do You Know About PW1400G, CFM LEAP-1 and PD-14?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Medium-haul single-aisle passenger aircrafts are the most popular market segment in the world of civil aviation. Until now it was presented only by the families of Airbus A320 and Boeing 737. But the things are going to change since the Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737MAX orders are going up. Moreover, the new players like – […]