China COMAC C919 Coming To Canada For Certification
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February 5, 2020 - by Jon Ostrower for www.theaircurrent.com
The Comac C919 has entered a crucial phase of its development. The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) formally joined the effort in the air to certify the jet.
As Comac heads for its targeted 2021 certification and first delivery of the C919, the test program will take the aircraft to North America later this year.
Canada's International Test Pilot School (ITPS), which provides certified flight test consulting, said it won a bid to support the C919's natural icing flight tests.
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A C919 test aircraft is headed to London International Airport in Ontario for testing as early as March for the trials, but may shift to the fall “depending on COVID-19 and other factors."
ITPS said it “is providing...
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