April 22, 2011 archive

ARJ21 flight testing increases

COMAC ARJ-21 Prototype B-1110L. Photographed by Peng Chen

Comac of China is accelerating flight testing for its ARJ21 regional jet programme as it aims to have first delivery by the close of 2011. Aircraft 101, one of four aircraft in the ARJ21 test fleet, completed static testing on April 12th, 2011 after three and a half years. Comac plans its first delivery to launch operator …

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