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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