“Breaking Barriers: China’s Maiden Flight of Indigenous Passenger Jet C919”

2023-05-28 22:04:26

Beijing – Aiming to break the supremacy of Western companies Boeing and Airbus in the aircraft manufacturing sector, China has launched its own passenger plane ‘C919’. A plane manufactured by China’s aviation corporation COMAC and owned by China Eastern Airlines took off from Shanghai yesterday morning with 128 passengers on board. After 2 hours and 25 minutes, it landed back in Beijing at 12.31 pm.

China’s aircraft manufacturing program started 16 years ago. China Eastern Airlines has placed an order for 5 such aircraft. Although China claims to be indigenously built, the twin-engine plane’s engine and many other parts are from the West, media outlets including BBC and Al Jazeera reported. the

English Summary: Made in China passenger Jet maiden flight

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