The first Chinese-made landing gear for the C919 passenger aircraft has been delivered to the developer, according to the state-owned Aviation Industry Corp. of China (AVIC).
The domestically-made structures underwent various tests before they were delivered on September 19 by a Chinese-german joint venture to the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC), the developer of C919, said AVIC.
They were made by Liebherr LAMC Aviation (Changsha) Co. Ltd., which focuses on developing landing gear systems for the country’s aircraft projects.
To date, the company has created assembly and test lines for the C919 landing gear, a major step forward for the joint venture to become a first-tier supplier of domestic passenger aircraft. an auto industry cluster promotion conference on September 20 at the biannual IAA Commercial Vehicles in the German city of Hanover. The conference focused on auto industry cooperation with European partners.
Xiangyang in central China’s Hubei Province is an important gathering place for the automobile industry in China.
The city aims to establish allround and multi-level cooperation with European countries represented by Germany in the development of the automobile industry, said Xiangyang’s Deputy Mayor Zhang Xiaofan.
Thomas Hermann, Deputy Mayor of Hanover, welcomed Chinese exhibitors and guests in his speech.
“It is of particular importance for Hanover as a fair and car city to host the IAA and that Xiangyang could get inspirations here for its future development,” Hermann said.
Tao Bailiang, Commercial Counselor of the Consulate General