The made-in-China Comac C919 airliner took it’s very first flight on 5 May 2017.
The programme was launched in 2008 and production of the prototype began in December 2011.
- Same class at A320 and Boeing 737
- Can carry 156-168 passengers
- Max altitude 12,100m
- Cruising speed 0.785 machs
- Standard range 4,075 km, longest range 5,555km
- Length 38.9m, Height 11.95m, Wingspan 35.8m
- Scheduled to be commercially operational in 2020