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Sep 30, 2022 04:54 AM
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China Issues Type Certification to Homegrown C919 Jetliner

It’s been 14 years since Comac started developing the C919
It’s been 14 years since Comac started developing the C919

(Bloomberg) — China certified a homegrown aircraft intended to rival Boeing Co. and Airbus SE single-aisle jets, photos on social media showed Thursday.

China’s aviation agency issued type certification Thursday for Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China Ltd. (Comac)’s C919 in a ceremony, the photos show. A representative of the Civil Aviation Administration of China didn’t immediately respond to a request for confirmation.

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