Chinese manufacturer COMAC has confirmed its plan to fly the third C919 flight-test aircraft this year as the program works toward a targeted first delivery in 2021, state media say, citing the company. The manufacturer expects to conduct 1,500 test flights between now and the first delivery, accumulating more than 2,000 flight hours, news organizations including Phoenix Media say. The first two prototypes returned to flight in June after some weeks on the ground for what industry sources ...

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