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

  • 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.


  • Snecma to flight-test open rotor on A340 in 2019


    Snecma is building a prototype open-rotor engine which is to be flight-tested on an Airbus A340 in 2019.


  • News Listings for Comac C919

  • 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/
  • FARNBOROUGH: CFM looks to further evolution of Leap

    News | 13 Jul 2014 12:58 | Murdo Morrison

    CFM International is promising to reduce the weight of the Leap engine by "hundreds of pounds" by increasing the use of ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) and other advanced materials after the powerplant enters service in 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-CFM-looks-to-further-evolution-of-Leap-401361/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Kaman's bullish expansion plans

    News | 08 Jul 2014 10:06

    After launching its state-of-the-art Burnley facility, supplier Kaman Aerospace has strengthened its Europe presence and is ready to take on the worldhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Kamans-bullish-expansion-plans-401063/