COMAC C919

COMAC C919: design finalized, certification tests to begin

Chinese manufacturer COMAC has received type inspection authorization for its newest airliner, the C919, and now aims to start deliveries in 2021....


How COMAC C919 and Boeing 737 MAX became political pawns

The development stories of the COMAC C919 and the Boeing 737 MAX could not be any different,  yetthey seemingly share one attribute across the board....


COMAC C919: how to break Airbus-Boeing duopoly

On November 2, 2020, China flew its COMAC C919 at an airshow for the first time. It seemed like it was capable of impressing the audience, but can it do the most important task: break the Airbus-Boeing duopoly?...


COMAC delivered 1st ARJ21 out of 100 to China Express Airlines

At the beginning of the month, Chinese state-owned aerospace manufacturer COMAC received a 100-aircraft order from China Express airlines. The first ARJ21 flew from Shanghai to Chongqing today, markin...


China Express to expand fleet with 100 COMAC order

China Express Airlines confirmed its intentions to expand its fleet by 100 brand-new aircraft. The airline plans to acquire 100 aircraft from China Commercial Aircraft Company (COMAC), a Chinese state-owned aerospace manufacturer....


China’s COMAC begins high-temperature testing of C919

China's answer to the 737 MAX and A320 families, the COMAC C919 has entered a new stage of its testing campaign....


Why would US block engine sales to Chinese-made C919?

With the rumored possibility of Unites States blocking General Electric exporting the LEAP-1C engine that powers the COMAC C919, could it be a display of soft power from the Trump administration?...