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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...
COMAC C919 – Can It Displace The 737, A320 In China?

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...
CR929 – Russia And China Give The Go-Ahead

CR929 – Russia And China Give The Go-Ahead

After some protracted negotiations between the two partners, Russia and China agree to begin production of the CR929 this year. We have seen before that both countries are working separately on very interesting single-aisle projects. Both of them aim to rival the A320...