CR929

China and Russia to start building ambitious CR929 in 2021

Craic, a joint corporation of Chinese COMAC and Russian UAC, is set to start building their new wide-body airliner CR929 in 2021....


China aims to start delivering CR929 in 2023, build 1,000 by 2035

COMAC chief designer Chen Yingchun said that despite problems, the development of CRAIC CR929 wide-body airliner is going according to plan....


Fear, fakes and pledges as CRAIC CR929 inches forward

The development of Russian-Chinese CRAIC CR929 widebody airliner came unstuck once again, but anxiety remains, resulting in some awkward situations.   ...


Russian-Chinese disagreement causes delays for ambitious CR929

A fight over responsibilities will push first deliveries of CR929 to 2028-2029, Russian media reports. The aircraft was conceived as a joint project between Chinese COMAC and Russian UAC, mass production was planned to start in 2025....


Leonardo joins CR929 program

Leonardo announced on October 26, 2018, it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kangde Investment Group of China within the framework of COMAC CR929 long range airliner programme, aiming at further growth of its presence in the Country. ...


CRAC issues request for CR929 landing gear supplier

China-Russia International Commercial Aircraft (CRAIC), a joint venture established by China Commercial Aircraft (COMAC) and Russia United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), issued a request for proposal (RFP) on July 31, 2018, for the CR929 landing gear to potential suppliers....


CR929 gets a wider body, but who will power ambition?

United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), the Russian consortium of plane makers including Sukhoi, revealed new details on the range and capacity of its CR929 wide-body plane built in a joint venture with Chinese manufacturer COMAC. The plane should now be bigger than an Airbus A330....