MAKS: Irkut confirms MC-21 weight spec to key lessor
Irkut has confirmed the MC-21 aircraft is meeting weight targets as the first airframe, wings and engines are coming together at the Irkutsk Aviation...
ANALYSIS: Buffett's $37bn move turns investor focus on aerospace
The blockbuster $37.2 billion takeover of components maker Precision Castparts by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway group has the aerospace and defe...
Boeing bullish on Chinese demand for new jets
Boeing has increased its forecast for the number of new commercial jets it believes China will require over the next 20 years to 6,330 in its latest c...
Comac engages backup suppliers to prevent C919 delays
Comac is using a dual supplier system to manufacture critical and potentially challenging parts of the C919 airframe, to ensure quality control and to...
PICTURES: Comac confident of year-end roll-out for C919
Comac says C919 suppliers are due to deliver all systems of the first aircraft by October, allowing the aircraft to be rolled out by the end of 2015.