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12.18.2012 17:59

Comac C919 Airliner Project Flying in the Dark

Questions about confirmed aircraft orders, political influence and financial accountability are going unanswered
By staff reporters Yu Dawei and Liang Dongmei
 
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(Beijing) – Fifty orders for China's homegrown C919 passenger jet were booked in November by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), bringing the state-owned manufacturer's total "starting client" orders to 380 airliners.

Hebei Airlines, Joy Air and GE Capital Aviation Services confirmed interest in the under-development aircraft at the annual Airshow China event in Zhuhai, joining 13 previously announced customers.

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