Top News on Comac C919

  • CFM starts Leap-1A flight tests


    CFM International has begun flight tests of its new Leap-1A engine destined for the Airbus A320neo narrowbody, the GE Aviation-Snecma joint venture has confirmed.


  • 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 names new executive vice-president

    News | 05 Feb 2015 15:58

    ​CFM International has named François Bastin as one of two executive vice-presidents, replacing Cédric Goubet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-names-new-executive-vice-president-408747/
  • CFM starts Leap-1A flight tests

    News | 05 Feb 2015 14:54 | Dominic Perry

    CFM International has begun flight tests of its new Leap-1A engine destined for the Airbus A320neo narrowbody, the GE Aviation-Snecma joint venture has confirmed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-starts-Leap-1A-flight-tests-408733/
  • ANALYSIS: Aircraft lessors continue to rise from the East

    News | 27 Jan 2015 13:00 | Ellis Taylor

    Aircraft lessors have been growing fast in Asia, but few are likely to pose a major challenge to Western domination of the sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Aircraft-lessors-continue-to-rise-from-the-East-407663/
  • 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/