China’s First C919 158-seat Airliner Rolls Off Final Assembly Line

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The COMAC C919 prototype was rolled out of the final assembly line in Shanghai on Nov. 2, 2015. Photo by Yan Kangzhi from COMAC The COMAC C919 prototype was rolled out of the final assembly line in Shanghai on Nov. 2, 2015. Photo by Yan Kangzhi from COMAC

World Civil Aviation Resource Net (WCARN.com) publishes 12 photos of China’s new C919 large airliner in its report “Photos: First COMAC C919 Rolls Off Final Assembly Line”. One of the photos is posted above while the other 11 can be viewed at http://www.wcarn.com/news/48/48512.html. The following is the full text of the report:

A COMAC C919 prototype, first China-made large passenger aircraft, was rolled out of the final assembly line in Shanghai on Monday, after seven years of development and repeated delays.

The narrow-body aircraft, painted in a white, blue and green COMAC livery, was towed onto the facility and showcased before a crowd of 5,000 comprising Chinese politicians, airline chiefs, suppliers and journalists. The event was also broadcast live on the country’s central television network, with…

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5 thoughts on “China’s First C919 158-seat Airliner Rolls Off Final Assembly Line

  1. roc says:

    bonjour

    Sukhoï avec son SJ-100 (dont les ventes ne décollent pas suite aux faillites des compagnies l’ayant commandé)

    il me semble que air france a annoncé qu’elle anulerais la comande qu’elle avait faite a Boeing

  2. Diablo says:

    Bonjour Roc,

    Air France ne pète pas la forme. Mais on annule aussi des commandes d’Airbus ici et là. C’est normal, les deux groupes annoncent des ventes records à chaque salon.

    Dans le cas du SJ-100 je pensais que c’était un véritable désastre. C’est beaucoup plus nuancé que ça. Comparer les deux liens vaut le détour.
    On y apprend aussi que le SJ-100 est bien plus européen que russe.

    Commandes, livraisons et opérateurs
    https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soukho%C3%AF_Superjet_100
    Orders, deliveries and operators
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukhoi_Superjet_100

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