C919: what is China’s home-grown alternative to Airbus, Boein…

What is the C919?The C919 is a narrow-body jet being built by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), a state-owned company based in Shanghai, to compete with Boeing’s 737 and Airbus’ A320.How is the C919 being developed?The Chinese government formed Comac in 2008 to design and build the single-aisle C919.However, most of the parts are imported from foreign manufacturers, including the engine, avionics, control systems, communications and landing gear.According to a report…

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