China’s ‘big jet’ takes the sky

The COMAC C919 passenger jet, China’s first indigenously-developed ‘big jet’, successfully completed its maiden test flight on 5 May 2017, marking the first major milestone in China’s effort to break into the commercial airliner market which has been dominated by Boeing and Airbus. The first of a range of designs that have been proposed by … Continue reading China’s ‘big jet’ takes the sky