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September 29, 2022, 1:34 PM

Comac Wins Certification of C919

After 14 years of development, the C919 narrowbody appears nearly ready to enter service.

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Comac C919 on takeoff against grey background
Sep 29, 2022 - 1:34 PM
After 14 years of development, the C919 narrowbody appears nearly ready to enter service.
Boeing 737-10 on airport ramp
Sep 29, 2022 - 1:20 PM
The firm order from WestJet calls for delivery of 42 Boeing 737-10s.
Hydrogen-electric Cessna Grand Caravan
Sep 29, 2022 - 12:23 PM
Under a new partnership, Textron Aviation will electrify its Cessna Grand Caravans using the ZeroAvia ZA600 hydrogen-electric propulsion system.
Digital rendering of Lilium Jet in flight over European coastal city
Sep 29, 2022 - 10:51 AM
GlobeAir signed an agreement to acquire 12 Lilium for operation in the French Riviera and Italy.
Photo of Flexjet president and CEO Michael Silvestro with Malta's transport, infrastructure, and capital projects minister Aaron Farrugia
Sep 29, 2022 - 10:50 AM
The company plans to take delivery of a second one in six months.
Eviation Alice on airport ramp following first flight with test pilot Steven Crane deboarding the aircraft(Photo: Hanneke Weitering)
Sep 27, 2022 - 12:43 PM
Eviation's Alice flew for eight minutes, completing two circuits at 3,500 feet, during its first flight in Moses Lake, Washington.
Auburn Mayor Nancy Backus, Melissa Orme and Steve Chisholm cut a ribbon during the opening ceremony of Boeing’s Center of Additive Manufacturing Excellence in Auburn.
Sep 26, 2022 - 12:06 PM
Boeing held an opening ceremony for its new 3D printing facility in Auburn, Washington, on September 23.
Gulfstream G650ER in flight over coast
Sep 26, 2022 - 11:59 AM
In just 10 years since service entry, the 500th Gulfstream G650/650ER has been handed over to a customer.
Airbus A321neo on takeoff
Sep 23, 2022 - 12:42 PM
The European OEM will need to deliver some 320 airplanes over the last four months of the year to meet its target of 700.
Skytech facility at dusk with Pilatus PC-12 parked inside hangar
Sep 23, 2022 - 11:47 AM
Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft is expanding its U.S. footprint with the acquisition of Skytech, which has bases in Maryland and South Carolina.