(C919 maiden flight) 200 companies, 36 universities involved in project

Business | 5 May 2017 7:17 pm

The state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corp of China, or Comac, says more than 200 Chinese companies and 36 universities have been involved in research and development of the C919. 

But it relies on foreign-made technology for critical systems, including its engines, which are made by CFM International, a joint venture between General Electric's aviation subsidiary and France's Safran Aircraft Engines. The first deliveries of Chinese-developed engines are expected in 2020, according to the company tasked with making them, AVIC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co.-AP

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