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Second C919 to roll off the assembly line later this year

By Wang Ying in Shanghai | China Daily | Updated: 2017-05-05 06:41

Passenger jet will reach market in 'up to three years'

Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd announced on Thursday that a second homegrown large aircraft will roll off its assembly line this year, but the commercialization of the C919 will take two to three years.

The C919 will go through a series of flight tests, with the maiden flight scheduled for Friday, and it will take two to three years to go to the market, said Fu Guohua, one of C919's designers.

Second C919 to roll off the assembly line later this year

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