China’s first 158-seat Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) C919 prototype aircraft rolled off COMAC’s final assembly plant near Shanghai Pudong International Airport. COMAC is aiming to fly the first C919 flight-test aircraft next year, but is avoiding any commitment on a first-delivery date. C919 development began in 2008 with the first flight planned for 2016. COMAC had said in May 2014 that first delivery would be in 2018, but has since declined to update that ...

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