C-919 first flight

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed May 5, 2017 14:56

C-919 first flight

The first flight of Comac’s C919 took place today at Shanghai’s Pudong International airport. The Chinese aircraft successfully completed an 80-minute flight, which was broadcast live on state-controlled television.

Before the debut flight, Comac said it had received orders for 570 C919s from 23 different customers.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed May 5, 2017 14:56