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January 17, 2017, 9:00 AM

China's Comac C919 Edges Toward First Flight

First airplane conducting taxi and brake testing, but major systems remain incomplete.

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Feb 17, 2016 - 9:17 PM
Three of the Chinese group’s airlines have joined the power-by-the-hour scheme, West Air, Capital and Tianjin Airlines
Feb 17, 2016 - 9:15 PM
Canadian manufacturer has beaten its European rival ATR to unveiling a 90-seater turboprop.
Pratt & Whitney president of commercial engines Greg Gernhardt defended the company’s position on the performance of its geared turbofans, destined for the Airbus A320neo.
Feb 17, 2016 - 9:15 PM
Whole Pratt & Whitney insists it will start delivering revised engines for Airbus A320neos in June.
Feb 17, 2016 - 9:15 PM
Airbus and SIA Engineering are planning their first joint maintenance maintenance venture
Feb 17, 2016 - 9:06 PM
MRO Lab here showcasing innovative app
Feb 17, 2016 - 9:00 PM
Colorful Guizhou Airlines will have its CF34-10E engines support by GE Aviation.
Feb 17, 2016 - 8:46 PM
LOI calls for firm order for 45 CS300s
The Bombardier C Series CS100 is due to enter service with launch customer Swiss by June and is on static display at Singapore Airshow 2016.
Feb 17, 2016 - 7:00 PM
Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier (Chalet CD61) announced yesterday that the C Series aircraft program is now on track
PTDI’s forthcoming N219 features short/soft-field optimization with twin-PT6 power and Garmin glass.
Feb 17, 2016 - 7:00 PM
PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) is preparing to undertake the first flight of its N219 multi-purpose utility transport in June
Boeing’s Scott Fancher met with reporters Wednesday.
Feb 17, 2016 - 7:00 PM
Boeing’s Scott Fancher says the company continues to study a 757 replacement.