The countdown for COMAC C919’s maiden test flight is getting closer by the day, after the Chinese medium-haul jet completed its first taxi tests at Shanghai International Airport. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out more.
The new J-20 fighter aircraft has made a public debut in Zhuhai at Airshow China. Footage from the Chinese CCTV news agency filmed on 1st November showcases two J-20s demonstrating their manoeuvrability in the air. See the video without commentary. Read the article.
The Antonov An-225, the biggest aircraft currently in service worldwide, was launched in the 80s. Only one aircraft was built at the time but now, production is to be re-launched thanks to the Chinese aircraft manufacturer AICC.
The Chinese aircraft manufacturers, COMAC, delivered their first ARJ21 regional jet on 29 November. Seven years after its maiden flight, Chengdu Airlines, the launch company, intends to put their new acquisition into service in early 2016.
The Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC, officially presented their C919 yesterday, on 2nd November. The event took place in Shanghai, where the final assembly line of the single-aisle is located. Its maiden flight is expected in 2016.
On the occasion of the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the United States, Boeing received a huge order for 300 aircraft. After the exchange of formalities, the aircraft manufacturer has also decided upon a change of strategy and will construct a factory in China.
On the occasion of the state visit to France of Chinese President Xi Jinping, Airbus Helicopters has signed an agreement with Avicopter, the helicopter division of the Chinese Avic Group. The result is a joint industrial co-operation for the production of 1,000 EC-175's.
On the occasion of the Beijing air show, all eyes were riveted on the Chinese manufacturer Comac. Its 190-seater C-919 should reach the market in 2015, something for the whole country and the many industrial partners in the project to be proud of.