COMAC attends Singapore Air Show 2016

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COMAC attended Singapore Air Show 2016 on February 16th, 2016.

 

Singapore Air Show 2016 was held at Changi Expo Center on February 16th, 2016. Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) attended the Singapore Air Show for the fourth time to further present the development progress of C919 and ARJ21 as well as the development of COMAC to the world, especially to Southeast Asia.

As a single-aisle turbofan jet developed completely in accordance with the international airworthiness standards, C919 aircraft had rolled out on November 2nd, 2015, which indicates that periodical results had been gained at the engineering development phase of C919 program, and airframe structure and airborne system are in complete condition. At present, engineers are conducting tests for avionics, flight control and hydraulic systems, as well as integrated airborne system test and whole aircraft static test according to the plan of engineering development phase. As a flight test aircraft, the first C919 needs to complete system calibration work and experimental instruments installation before the first flight.

As the first turbofan regional jet developed by China completely in accordance with international airworthiness standards, ARJ21-700 aircraft had been formally delivered to the first customer Chengdu Airlines on November 29th, 2015. According to relevant provisions of CAAC, Chengdu Airlines will conduct operation test with empty-load for 100 hours after receiving ARJ21 aircraft. After that, the airline will operate ARJ21 with passengers formally. ARJ21 aircraft will take Chengdu as the base at the initial stage of demonstration operation with point-to-point pattern, and arrange the courses based on flight safety and operation warrant.

 

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COMAC presented a model of C919 aircraft on February 16th, 2016.

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COMAC presented models of ARJ21 aircraft on February 16th, 2016.

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The stand of COMAC attracted wide attention.

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