Top News on Comac C919

  • PICTURE: Comac starts tests on C919 iron bird rig


    Chinese airframer Comac has started tests on the C919 iron bird ground rig.


  • 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

  • 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/
  • C919 advances with mid-fuselage completion

    News | 28 Aug 2014 02:13 | Mavis Toh

    ​AVIC Xian Aircraft Industry has rolled out the mid fuselage of the first Comac C919, as the airframer works towards starting final assembly of the narrowbody by end 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/C919-advances-with-mid-fuselage-completion-403086/
  • China's Joy Air signs for 30 MA60s

    News | 01 Aug 2014 09:33 | Mavis Toh

    ​China’s Joy Air has signed an order for 30 Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprops, Chinese media reports.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chinas-Joy-Air-signs-for-30-MA60s-402299/
  • FARNBOROUGH: CFM International gearing up for Leap debut

    News | 15 Jul 2014 11:45

    About to reach its 40th birthday, engine manufacturer CFM International faces one of the bigger changes in its history as it begins to transition between its long-running CFM56 powerplant and the next-generation Leap series.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-CFM-International-gearing-up-for-Leap-debut-401182/
  • FARNBOROUGH: GE to open Alabama 3-D printing factory

    News | 15 Jul 2014 08:21 | Stephen Trimble

    ​GE Aviation has decided to equip a factory in Auburn, Alabama, to make engine fuel nozzles using additive manufacturing techniques.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-GE-to-open-Alabama-3-D-printing-factory-401497/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Leap flight tests to begin ‘later in the summer’

    News | 13 Jul 2014 14:22 | Michael Gubisch

    ​CFM International is set to quadruple the number of Leap test engines by year-end as the joint venture between General Electric and Snecma plans to certify the first variant of its future powerplant family in the first quarter 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Leap-flight-tests-to-begin-later-in-the-summer-401367/