China’s New Jet Airliner to Be Tested in First Quarter of 2017

MS-21 cockpit

MS-21 cockpit. Photo: Alex Beltyukov.

The first test flight of China’s Comac C919 plane will most likely take place in the first quarter of 2017, Chinese media report.

BEIJING (Sputnik) – The test flight could take place as early as February, although the exact date has not been announced yet, People’s Daily said on Saturday citing the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac).

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