CFM International has delivered the first LEAP-1C engine to the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) for installation on the first C919. The 150-seat aircraft was originally supposed to achieve first flight in 2014, but that has been pushed back to 2016. CFM and COMAC said the first C919 will roll out by the end of this year. “Delivery of this engine paves the way for the final assembly and rollout of the first C919 aircraft later this year,” COMAC VP Wu Guanghui said in ...

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