Top News on Comac C919

  • At Comac, ambition and challenge are both on a large scale


    With the Comac C919, China intends to make its mark in the large airliner business dominated globally by industry heavyweights Airbus and Boeing. The scale of that ambition is evident in the fact that the company dates only to 2008, when it was formed of key businesses drawn from state-owned conglomerate AVIC, following a 2007 government decision to develop China’s first large commercial aircraft.


  • 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

  • FAA certificates P&W geared turbofan for A320neo

    News | 19 Dec 2014 22:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Pratt & Whitney has completed certification of the PurePower PW1100G-JM turbofan engine to support the Airbus A320neo flight test programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-certificates-PW-geared-turbofan-for-A320neo-407346/
  • ANALYSIS: What do recent production rate changes mean?

    News | 21 Nov 2014 08:00 | Richard Evans

    Richard Evans, senior consultant, who recently joined Ascend from Rolls-Royce, examines recent announcements about production rate changes at Airbus and Boeinghttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-What-do-recent-production-rate-changes-mean-406325/
  • ​ALTA: CFM to fly Leap flight trials on two 747 testbeds

    News | 14 Nov 2014 18:33 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    CFM International describes early flight-test results of the new Leap turbofan as "promising" as it plans parallel flight trials using a second Boeing 747 flying testbed (FTB).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ALTA-CFM-to-fly-Leap-flight-trials-on-two-747-testbeds-406111/
  • ​AIRSHOW CHINA: China Express evaluates CSeries

    News | 12 Nov 2014 15:00 | Mark Pilling

    Fast-growing regional carrier China Express Airlines has confirmed its strong interest in adding the Bombardier CSeries to its fleet after giving the Canadian manufacturer’s CRJ900 programme a major boost in the run up to the Zhuhai Air Show with an order for 24 of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AIRSHOW-CHINA-China-Express-evaluates-CSeries-405966/
  • At Comac, ambition and challenge are both on a large scale

    News | 03 Nov 2014 14:41 | Dan Thisdell

    With the Comac C919, China intends to make its mark in the large airliner business dominated globally by industry heavyweights Airbus and Boeing. The scale of that ambition is evident in the fact that the company dates only to 2008, when it was formed of key businesses drawn from state-owned conglomerate AVIC, following a 2007 government decision to develop China’s first large commercial aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/At-Comac-ambition-and-challenge-are-both-on-a-large-scale-404521/
  • World Airliner Directory: Airbus v Boeing is a war on two fronts

    News | 21 Oct 2014 13:12 | Günter Endres

    The campaign for market share between Airbus and Boeing is being fought on two fronts. In single-aisles, both airframers have adopted similar gameplans by re-engining existing models and – with bulging backlogs and plans to ramp up monthly production between now and the end of the decade – are in a head-to-head battle for market share. It is a race that Airbus is winning, both in terms of orders and being first to market. Its A320neo flew in September. By then, Airbus had logged 3,257 firm ¬orders, compared to 2,219 for the 737 Max. In widebodies the situation is different, with Toulouse and Seattle adopting very different product strategies: Boeing launched its 777X a year ago and is offering two variants of its revamped large twin alongside three versions of its 787 Dreamliner.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/World-Airliner-Directory-Airbus-v-Boeing-is-a-war-on-two-fronts-405009/