China COMAC Continues Despite CoronaVirus Scare
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March 2, 2020 - by Glenn Sands for laranews.net
Chinese aircraft manufacturer COMAC has continued its development of its C919 and ARJ21 flight test programmes despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
A company statement reported that the sixth C919 prototype flew from its Shanghai production facility on 23 February and remained airborne for nearly two hours before landing at Dongying Shengli Airport in Shandong Province.
Coded 106, the aircraft is due to undergo cabin, lighting and exterior noise testing at a number of flight test bases, COMAC revealed on 24 February.
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