Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Home / Business / Industries

Plane jointly developed by China, Russia gets name

By Wang Ying in Shanghai | | Updated: 2017-09-29 21:01
Share - WeChat

The wide-body commercial jet co-developed by China and Russia was named CR929 on Friday.

During a naming ceremony held at Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (COMAC), China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Co Ltd (CRAIC), a Shanghai-based joint venture between COMAC and Russia's United Aircraft Corp (UAC) established in May,also announced the logo of the jetliner.

The letter C and R stand for China and Russia respectively, 9 is the largest single number and means long-lasting in Chinese, and 2 refers to the two parties working together in developing the aircraft.

The logo in red and blue is a combination of the dominant color of China's national flag and UAC's logo.

The joint venture is tasked to push forward the research, development, operation and sales of a wide-body aircraft in the next decade.

Research and development for the 280-seat wide-body aircraft with a range of 12,000 kilometers was launched, according to He Dongfeng, president of COMAC, at an aviation safety conference earlier this year.

Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349