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COMAC C919 - China's first major airliner
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COMAC C919 - China's first major airliner

COMAC C919 - China's first large airliner

 

 

China's first large passenger airliner COMAC C919, must be prepared to commit fly at the end of the year 2015 and 2016 next year to begin regular flights on routes within the country and abroad.

Official Announcement of the liner was published Aircraft state company, general contractor liner C919, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) with registered capital of 2.7 billion. Dollars.

 

COMAC C919

COMAC C919

Assembling the fuselage COMAC C919 produced on an assembly line plant in Hongdu Aviation Industry Group in Jiangxi Province. Draft aircraft developed by Shanghai Research Institute of Air Transport. The end of the liner assembly is scheduled to finish at the end of the year 2014. After that they will sweep test flights with the mandatory certification of the aircraft.

Company aircraft manufacturer COMAC C919 has already received orders from the 400 16 customers, including domestic and foreign airlines. The project of an airliner designed to 2008 years, and China is an attempt to break the dominance of the largest American aircraft companies Boeing and European Airbus for the global aircraft market.

 

COMAC C919 Salon

COMAC C919 Salon

Liner COMAC C919 - this narrow-body aircraft, designed to 168-190 places for planting. Equipment of the passenger compartment has been demonstrated to representatives of companies and visitors at the show specializing in showcasing aircraft Airshow China in 2010 year. Presented interior designed 168 passenger seats, has dimensions: length-17 m m vysotu- 5.6, 3.96 shirinu- meters.

The aircraft is equipped with turbojet engines with a two-circuit system LEAP-X1C, manufactured by CFM International, created by General Electric and Snecma. CFM International won a tender held in 2009 and from February 2010 started manufacturing operations for installing the LEAP-X1C engine on the fuselage of the aircraft. Representatives of CFM claim that this engine has a super economical system that allows to achieve fuel economy of 16%, reduction of NOx emissions by 50-60% when compared with the best examples of modern turbojet engines. Due to the special engine design, the noise level at 10-15 decibel is less than the ICAO regulations.

 

COMAC C919 cabin

COMAC C919 cabin

The total cost of the development of an airliner COMAC C919 made 9.5 bln. Dollars and putting it into operation, the Chinese government hopes to use its extensive international and domestic flights.

 

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