Tag: COMAC

Russia and China on Final Approach for a Major CR929 Milestone

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia and China are on final approach for a major milestone in their ambitious joint widebody passenger airliner program dubbed the CR929, by deciding on the location and the registration of an engineering centre for the project. Apparently Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation has succeeded in convincing its Chinese partner COMAC that the research and development […]

COMAC Readies to Enter Market with C919: Accelerates Flight Tests

Reading Time: 2 minutes China is further progressing with the development of its own passenger aircraft – COMAC C919. Publicly introduced in 2017 after the completion of its maiden flight, the program is currently running tests on four prototypes which will be joined by two more this year. Recently, the fourth prototype, 104, has successfully joined the company of […]

Boeing 737 MAX: from Suspensions to Compensations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Severe turbulence has hit Boeing 737 MAX. Recent Ethiopian Airlines fatal crash with 157 fatalities. Links with Lion Air deadly accident which took the lives of 189. Boeing MAX program is back in the spotlight.  For the past two weeks Boeing has been dominating the world. And not in the greatest light. Gradual suspension of […]

Comac to Fly Third of Six C919 Flight-Test Jets Later this Year

Reading Time: 1 minute As China makes progress towards the proposed 2021 delivery date for the first ComacC919, the third of six flight-test aircraft will take to the skies later this year according to Phoenix Media. Between now and 2021 a total of six flight-test and two static-test airframes will be used for the C919’s development, with the manufacturer […]

COMAC Delivers Sixth ARJ21 Aircraft to Chengdu Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

COMAC Signs LOI of 20 ARJ21-700 Aircraft with HNA Group

Reading Time: 2 minutes Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) of 20 ARJ21-700 aircraft with HNA Group Co., Ltd. This is the first implementation result of the framework strategic cooperation agreement between COMAC and HNA Group signed in Shanghai in early June this year. It is reported that the 20 ARJ21-700 aircraft […]

UAC and COMAC Approved the General Layout of CR929 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute On 6 June United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC) and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) approved the general layout of CR929 long-range wide-body aircraft. The parties agreed as to the aircraft principal geometry – wing span and shape, fuselage length, fuselage nose and tail section dimensions, aircraft fins sizing and form, location of engines, landing […]

China’s C919 Aircraft to Undergo Tests Ahead of 2021 Deliveries

Reading Time: 1 minute China’s first domestically made large passenger aircraft is expected to undergo intensive test flights in 2018, in a bid to make the first delivery of the airliner in 2021. Before the delivery can be made, the C919 still faces complicated and difficult test flights, Science and Technology Daily reported, citing Wang Wei, chief engineer at […]

Russo-Chinese CR 929 Program Passes Critical Design Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Board of Directors of China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC), the joint venture between Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and China’s COMAC, has approved the critical design review (CDR) of the widebody long-haul airliner family dubbed CR 929, to be designed jointly by the two countries. UAC confirms that the program has passed the […]

COMAC To Get ARJ21 Production Certificate This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute COMAC is close to securing the production certificate for its ARJ21 regional jet, sources say. The manufacturer has completed all necessary work and met the requirements. A final evaluation by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has also been completed. The Chinese manufacturer is scheduled to be awarded the production certificate in a ceremony […]