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28/05/2023Press Release:
People take photos of a C919 large passenger aircraft, China's first self-developed trunk jetliner, before it lands at Beijing Capital International Airport, in Beijing, capital of China, May 28, 2023.
China's C919 jetliner goes into commercial operation

First customer takes delivery of China's C919

On arrival at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport it passed through a water gate and was officially commissioned into the fleet of CEA. It is expected to be put into commercial use in the spring of 2023.

The WFA is the first FAA TSO certified avionics component to be developed and manufactured by a company in China.

COMAC C919 weather antenna gains FAA tick

This WFA is fully independently designed, produced and manufactured by LETRI, and has now achieved FAA TSO-C63f airworthiness certification with the support from Collins.

Cleared for commercial service.

China issues type certification for the COMAC C919

The C919 features an integrated propulsion system, bringing the Nexcelle joint venture-supplied nacelle, thrust reverser and exhaust system together with CFM International's LEAP-1C powerplant.

An inlet for the C919 nacelle system is inspected at Middle River Aerostructure Systems’ production facility prior to shipment.

COMAC reports C919 flight testing is complete

Seven C919s have been built and flown to date, with test flights at four locations across China. In May, COMAC achieved the first flight of the initial production jetliner which will be delivered to an airline customer.

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