China COMAC begins batch production of the first C919 aircraft to be delivered
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October 10 ,2019 - by airlinerwatch.com
Beijing, China - COMAC has begun the batch production for the first C919 jet that will be delivered to the launch customer.
On Sept.26, the production began at the same time with a special ceremony at the Xi'an, Shanghai, and Chengdu factories of the Chinese aircraft manufacturer.
The event marks a very important milestone in the development of China's first modern narrowbody jet.
The COMAC C919 began flight tests on May 5th, 2017. The manufacturer performs a certification campaign with four prototypes.
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