Ready for Take­off

Beijing Review - - This Week Society -

Per­son­nel work on the C919, the first large pas­sen­ger air­craft de­signed and built by China, at the Com­mer­cial Air­craft Corp. of China in Shang­hai on April 11.

The air­craft has re­cently been given the go-ahead to be­gin a se­ries of high-speed taxi­ing tests, the last step be­fore its maiden flight. The process usu­ally takes one to two months.

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