Top News on Comac C919

  • Maiden Leap-1C flight lasted nearly 3h


    ​CFM International has confirmed the maiden test flight of its Leap engine family, beginning with a configuration to be used exclusively by the Leap-1C on the Comac C919.


  • Other News for Comac C919

  • C919 advances with mid-fuselage completion


    ​AVIC Xian Aircraft Industry has rolled out the mid fuselage of the first Comac C919, as the airframer works...


  • FARNBOROUGH: CFM International gearing up for Leap debut


    About to reach its 40th birthday, engine manufacturer CFM International faces one of the bigger changes in its history...


  • Xian Aircraft rolls out first C919 centre wing box


    ​Xian Aircraft has completed the final assembly of the first centre wing box for the Comac C919 programme.


  • News Listings for Comac C919

  • Maiden Leap-1C flight lasted nearly 3h

    News | 09 Oct 2014 10:39 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​CFM International has confirmed the maiden test flight of its Leap engine family, beginning with a configuration to be used exclusively by the Leap-1C on the Comac C919.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Maiden-Leap-1C-flight-lasted-nearly-3h-404611/
  • CFM starts test flights with C919's Leap-1C: source

    News | 09 Oct 2014 09:09 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Test flights have commenced with the CFM International Leap-1C powerplant, according to a source familiar with the effort.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-starts-test-flights-with-C919s-Leap-1C-source-404609/
  • Air France-KLM to become Leap engine test partner

    News | 07 Oct 2014 13:55 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Air France-KLM’s maintenance division is to become a testing partner for the CFM International Leap engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-to-become-Leap-engine-test-partner-404524/
  • ANALYSIS: the Airbus A319 aircraft report

    News | 26 Sep 2014 15:28 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​The market for the likes of the Airbus A319 is difficult. In the current environment, airlines would opt for larger aircraft as load factors are high.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-the-Airbus-A319-aircraft-report-404194/
  • ANALYSIS: Morris explains how GE came to embrace 3D printing

    News | 24 Sep 2014 08:22 | Stephen Trimble

    While GE's rapid acceptance of additive manufacturing technology may leave some industry commentators sceptical, the decades of work by Morris Technologies into the trailblazing technology should assuage even the most strident naysayershttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Morris-explains-how-GE-came-to-embrace-3D-printing-403935/
  • CFM relaxed about delay to Leap flight tests

    News | 11 Sep 2014 14:35 | Murdo Morrison

    ​CFM says a delay in launching flight tests of the first two Leap variants will not stymie certification plans for the narrowbody engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-relaxed-about-delay-to-Leap-flight-tests-403597/