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Certifying The C919 Will Not Happen In 2021

Certifying The C919 Will Not Happen In 2021

China’s aviation regulator dashed any hopes COMAC may have had about certifying the C919 before year’s end. The aircraft needs more testing. There are two big aircraft stories with upcoming developments, from China. One is the progress and eventual entry to service...
MC-21 Going Into Mass Production?

MC-21 Going Into Mass Production?

Russian authorities report that the Irkut MC-21 will soon be going into mass production, in another attempt to shake up the Boeing/Airbus duopoly. This news comes from Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, in a presentation to the State Duma. He spoke about mass...
C919 Facing Delays In Certification And Service Entry?

COMAC C919 – A Worry For Airbus, Boeing?

COMAC could take some time to get its C919 going, but it will eventually trouble the established aircraft manufacturers, says Airbus. But how? The aircraft will likely get its type certification within 2021. The C919 is not COMAC’s first aircraft, but it is the one...