• First C919 jet to be delivered completes successful maiden test flight

    9 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    The first C919 large passenger aircraft to be delivered completed a successful maiden test flight on Saturday, according to the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China. China's indigenously-developed jet, coded B-001J, took off at 6:52 a.m. from Shanghai Pudong International Airport and landed at the same site at 9:54 a.m. During the flight that lasted three hours and two minutes, pilots and engineers coordinated to complete all designed operations, and the plane was in good condition, said COMAC. In March last year, China Eastern Airlines and COMAC signed a purchase contract for five...
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